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Sara Blair <> teaches English and American studies at the University of Michigan. She is the author of Henry James and the Writing of Race and Nation (Cambridge 1996), coeditor with Johnathan Freedman of Jewish in America (Michigan 2004), and author of numerous essays on literary modernism and modernity. For 2005-06 she has won an NEH grant to complete her current book project, Harlem Crossroads: The Novel and the Photograph in the Twentieth Century.

Amy Feinstein <> is an assistant professor teaching in the English Department at Colgate University in upstate New York. She is presently completing a book manuscript on Jewish modernisms in the prose narratives of James Joyce, Gertrude Stein, and Mina Loy. Her edition with critical introduction of an essay by Gertrude Stein on modern Jewish identity appeared in PMLA (2001).

Katja Garloff <> is the author of Words from Abroad: Trauma and Displacement in Postwar German Jewish Writers (2005), as well as articles on Robert Walser, Peter Weiss, Theodor Adorno, Hubert Fichte, W. G. Sebald, G. E. Lessing, and others. Her current book project is entitled Mixed Feelings: Metaphors of Love in German Jewish Culture, 1780-1930. She teaches German and humanities at Reed College, Portland, OR.

Meredith Goldsmith <> is Assistant Professor of English at Whitman College. She has published a number of articles on early-twentieth-century American writers, including Anzia Yezierska, Nella Larsen, and F. Scott Fitzgerald. She is also the co-editor of Middlebrow Moderns: Popular American Women Writers of the 1920s (Northeastern U, 2003). She is currently working on a manuscript that considers American women writers’ response to the culture of consumption in the early twentieth century.

Lori Harrison-Kahan <> is a lecturer in History and Literature at Harvard University. Her work has been published in MELUS, Legacy, Modern Language Studies, Thamyris, and James Joyce Quarterly. She is now working on a manuscript entitled Imitations of White: Fashioning Femininity in the Black-Jewish Imaginary.

Warren Hoffman <> recently received his Ph.D. in American literature from the University of California-Santa Cruz, where he worked on Jewish American literature, queer theory, ethnic writing, and American drama. He currently teaches at Hunter College in New York and will be a Visiting Fellow in Jewish Studies at Rutgers University in 2005. This article is part of a longer book project on queer Jewish culture in America.

L. Scott Lerner <> teaches French and Italian at Franklin & Marshall College. He is the editor of The Dreyfus Affair and the Emergence of Modern France. His article, “Mourning and Aesthetic Theory in Bersani, Proust and Klein,” is forthcoming in Diacritics; other recent articles have appeared in Historical Reflections/Réflexions historiques, Contemporary French Civilization and Jewish Social Studies. Currently he is completing a book on Exile and Jewish Narrative in Modern France.

Maren Linett has published articles on Virginia Woolf and Dorothy Richardson, and is currently completing her book manuscript, Imagined Jews and the Shape of Feminist Modernism. She teaches in the English Department at Purdue University.

Marilyn Reizbaum <> is the author of James Joyce’s Judaic Other and numerous essays on Joyce, and is coeditor with Kimberly Devlin of Ulysses—En-gendered Perspectives: Eighteen New Essays on the Chapters. She writes comparatively on contemporary Scottish and Irish literatures, as in her recent essay “Gender and Nationalism in Scotland and Ireland: Making and Breaking the Waves.” Her current projects include “The Art of Degeneration: Jews, Scientism and Modern Art” and a volume of essays “Scotlands Galore,” coedited with Mary McGlynn.

Lara Trubowitz <> is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Iowa. She is coeditor of Contemporary Italian Women Poets: A Bilingual Anthology, writes on Anglo-American modernism, British cultural and political history, and Jewish cultural studies, and is currently completing a manuscript on antisemitism and philosemitism in modernist literature entitled Conspiratorial Creations: Philosemitism and “Civil” Antisemitism in Anglo-American Modernism.

Barbara Will <> is an associate professor in the English Department at Dartmouth College. She is the author of Gertrude Stein, Modernism, and the...


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