Brent Hayes Edwards is an assistant professor of English at Rutgers University. His book The Practice of Diaspora is forthcoming.
Andrew F. Jones teaches Chinese literature and culture at the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of Yellow Music: Media Culture and Colonial Modernity in the Chinese Jazz Age (2001).
Yukiko Koshiro is a visiting associate professor of history at Bates College. She is the author of Trans-Pacific Racisms and the U.S. Occupation of Japan (1999), winner of the Masayoshi Ohira Memorial Award in 2001.
Bill V. Mullen is a professor of English and co-coordinator (with Gaye Okoh) of the American Studies Program at the University of Texas, San Antonio. He is the author of Popular Fronts: Chicago and African American Cultural Politics, 1935–1946 (1999). He is coeditor, with James Smethurst, of Left of the Color Line: Race, Radicalism, and Modern Literatures of the United States, which is forthcoming.
Vijay Prashad is director of the International Studies Program at Trinity College and is the author of Everybody Was Kung Fu Fighting: Afro-Asian Connections and the Myth of Cultural Purity (2001) and Fat Cats and Running Dogs: The Enron Stage of Capitalism (2002).
William Schaefer is an assistant professor of Chinese literature and culture at the University of Minnesota. He is working on modernism and the interplay of photography, literature, and visual culture in Republican China.
Nikhil Pal Singh is an assistant professor of history at the University of Washington, Seattle. His book, Race into Nation: Black Thought beyond Civil Rights, is forthcoming.
Françoise Vergès is a lecturer at the Centre for Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths College, University of London, and the author of Abolir l’esclavage: Une utopie coloniale (2001).
Daniel Widener is an assistant professor of history at the University of California, San Diego. His research explores race, ethnicity, and culture in California.