David Deeming teaches in the English Department at Birnbeck College, University of London. He is completing a doctoral thesis on Jonathan Swift’s use of the aesthetic as an expression of political resistance, and has begun work on a new project that examines the meanings of servitude in the eighteenth century.
Theresa Delgadillo is a PhD student at the University of California, Los Angeles. She has published essays in Studies in American Indian Literatures and the Latino Studies Journal, and her short stories appear in the collection Southwestern Women: New Voices and VOCES: A Journal of Chicana/Latina Studies. Currently she is working on her dissertation, titled “Hybrid Spiritualities: Resistance and Religious Faith in Contemporary Chicana and Chicano Cultural Production.”
Robert K. Irish is Coordinator of Language across the Curriculum at the University of Toronto. He has published on teaching in the mechanical engineering classroom in the CSME Forum, and is working at present on essays on Thomas Middleton and Jill Paton Walsh.
Richard Menke is a doctoral candidate in the Department of English at Stanford University. He contributed an essay to the collection The Culture of Christina Rosetti, and his essay on G. H. Lewes and George Eliot is forthcoming in English Literary History. His dissertation project, “Victorian Interiors,” is a study of the embodiment of subjectivity in nineteenth-century British fiction.
Grant Stirling teaches in the English department at York University in London, Ontario. He published an essay on Joe Orton in the Journal of Dramatic Theory and Criticism, and his essay on The Art Lover is forthcoming in Contemporary Literature. Currently he is at work on a book-length manuscript that investigates the sexuality of narrative in the writings of Carol Maso.
Jennifer Travis is Assistant Professor of English at Illinois State University. She has published essays on Willa Cather in the journals Arizona Quarterly and Women’s Studies. She is working presently on a manuscript entitled “‘The Soul has Bandaged Moments’: Emotional Injury and American Culture.”