• Professor of English, English


  • "John Bunyan Comes to China," Dept. of Foreign Languages, Tsinghua University, PRC, 2023. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/14/2023.
  • "John Bunyan Comes to China." The 7th UK-China Humanities Alliance for Higher Education Annual Conference, Wuhan University, PRC, 2023. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 11/04/2023.
  • "Jonah With, and Without, the Whale: The Book of Jonah, Defoe, and Conrad," Colloquium titled "Inventing the Secular," University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK, April 20-22, 2022. Invited Talk/Keynote, Accepted, 08/23/2021.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • China
    I am engaged in a publication project with scholars at Tsinghua University, Beijing, and other scholars of transcultural literary processes around the globe.
  • India
  • South Africa
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • United States of America
  • Western Europe


  • Vincent P. Pecora (2023). Review of Braz, Albert and Paul D. Morris, eds. _National Literature in Multinational States_. English Studies in Canada. Accepted, 06/14/2023.
  • Vincent P Pecora (2023). “Jonah and the Uses of Scripture: Defoe, Melville, Conrad” . _Inventing the Secular_, ed. Erik Tönning. Brill, forthcoming. 20 pp. Accepted, 01/15/2023.
  • Vincent P Pecora & Tyler Tsui (2022). "John Bunyan Comes to China: On Transcultural Syncretism," in _The Transcultural in Question: A Theoretical Dialogue from and across Asia, Europe, and the US_, eds. Yan Haiping and Laurence Dubreuil. (pp. 42). Routledge. Accepted, 05/13/2022.