Notes on Contributors
Hédi Abdel-Jaouad is an associate professor of French at Skidmore College (Saratoga Springs, New York).
Farida Abu-Haidar is a sociolinguist specializing in the Maghreb. She is a member of the Institute of Linguists in London.
Jeffrey A. Ankrom is an editor with Indiana University Press.
Danièle Djamila Amrane-Minne, originally with the University of Algiers, is currently a professor of history and feminist studies at the University of Toulouse.
Bernard Aresu is professor of French and chair of the Department of French and Italian at Rice University (Houston, Texas).
Réda Bensmaïa is professor of French and francophone literature, film studies, and theory at Brown University (Providence, Rhode Island).
Fethi Benslama is a psychoanalyst practising in Paris and editor of INTERSIGNES.
Hédi Bouraoui is University Professor of French and Comparative Literature at York University in Toronto. A member of the Royal Society of Canada, Bouraoui has published over twenty volumes of poetry, prose, and criticism such as Bangkok Blues (1994), La francophonie à l'estomac (1995), and La pharaone (1998).
Jean Daniel founded the Nouvel Observateur in 1964 and is its editor. He is the author of twelve books, which include L'erreur (1953), L'ère des ruptures (1979), De Gaulle et l'Algérie (1986), Dieu est-il fanatique? (1996), and Avec le temps (1998).
Denise Davis is a graduate student in comparative literature at Brown Universit (Providence, Rhode Island).
Marjolijn de Jager is a professional literary translator whose translation of Assia Djebar's Women of Algiers in Their Apartment was named one of the ten best translations of 1992; she teaches in the translation program at New York University.
Assia Djebar, the 1996 recipient of the Neustadt Prize, is Distinguished Professor and Director of the Center for French and Francophone Studies at Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge). She is the author of fifteen published works, which have received numerous awards. Recent titles include: Le blanc de l'Algérie (1995), Vaste est la prison (1995), Oran, langue morte (1997), and Les nuits de Strasbourg (1997). Her film La nouba des femmes du Mont Chenoua was awarded the 1979 Grand Prize at the Venice Film Festival.
John Erickson is professor of French and francophone literature at the University of Kentucky (Lexington). He is the founder and editor of L'Esprit Créateur.
Hafid Gafaïti, originally with the University of Oran in Algeria, is currently Qualia Professor of French and Francophone Literature at Texas Tech University (Lubbock).
Cynthia Hahn is associate professor of French and Chair of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at Lake Forest College (Illinois).
Edward J. Hughes is senior lecturer at Royal Halloway at the University of London.
Jeff Humphries is professor and chair of the Department of French and Italian at Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge).
Salah Khellaf is a licensed clinical and forensic psychologist practicing in Ohio.
Danielle Marx-Scouras is associate professor of French at the Ohio State University and associate editor of Research in African Literatures.
Ruthmarie H. Mitsch is managing editor of Research in African Literatures; she has a doctorate in French Literature.
Mildred Mortimer is associate professor of French and francophone literature at the University of Colorado in Boulder.
Roland Racevskis is assistant professor of French at the University of Iowa (Iowa City).
Benjamin Stora, a professor of History and director of the Maghreb/Europe Institute at the University of Paris VIII, is currently teaching in Morocco.
Clarisse Zimra is associate professor of English and comparative literature at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.
Tassadit Yacine teaches anthropology at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris and is the editor of the journal Awal.
Aïda A. Bamia is a professor in the Department of African and Asian Languages and Literatures at the University of Florida (Gainesville).
Meaghan Emery is completing her doctoral studies in the Department of French and Italian at The Ohio State University.
Grant Farred is assistant professor of English at Williams College (Williamstown, Massachusetts).
Patricia Geesey is an associate professor in the Department of Languages...