John Beverley, who is author of Del Lazarillo al Sandinismo (1987) and of Aspects of Góngora's 'Soledades' (1980), among other works, is Professor in the Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pittsburgh.
Phyllis Reisman Butler is an Assistant Professor of Portuguese in the Romance Languages Department of the University of Missouri, Columbia. She has previously published or will be published in the Luso-Brazilian Review, in Idealogies and Literature, and in the Journal of the Society for the Study of Contemporary Hispanic and Lusophone Literatures.
Alec G. Hargreaves is author of Immigration in Post-War France (1987) and of The Colonial Experience in French Fiction (1981), among other works. He is a Lecturer in French at the University of Loghborough, England.
Barbara Harlow has published on Third World literature and theory in her Resistance Literature (1987) and in such journals as Social Text, Race and Class, Cultural Critique, and South Atlantic Quarterly. She is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Texas at Austin.
Caren Kaplan has previously published in Discourse, Cultural Critique, and Inscriptions. She teaches in the English Department of Georgetown University.
Ketu H. Katrak is author of Wole Soyinka and Modern Tragedy (1986) and of articles in the Journal of Commonwealth Literature, Third World Affairs, Black American Literature Forum, and elsewhere. She teaches English at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
David Lloyd's many publications include Nationalism and Minor Literature: James Clarence Mangan and the Emergence of Irish Cultural Nationalism (1980) and articles in Dispositio, Representations, Comparative Literature, and Boundary 2, among others. He is Associate Professor of English at the University of California, Berkeley.
Tom Moylan is author of Demand the Impossible; Science Fiction and the Utopian Imagination (1986) and of several articles in a wide variety of journals. He is an Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin, Waukesha.
Jenny Sharpe is an Assistant Professor of English at Boston College.
Cynthia Ward is a graduate student in the Program in Modern Thought and Literature at Stanford University.
Derek Wright is author of Ayi Kwei Armah's Africa: The Sources of His Fiction (1989) and of more than a score of articles in journals such as Research in African Literatures, Ariel, World Literature Today, and Critique. He is a Lecturer in English at Northern Territory University in Darwin, Australia.