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Heather E. Holcombe <holcombe@bu.edu> is a graduate student at Boston University. She specializes in twentieth-century American literature. Her dissertation, currently titled Made in America: Fordism, Genetics, and Literary (Re)Productions, 1895–1930, explores connections between the practices of mass production and the emerging science of genetics in American culture and fiction.

Heather Latimer <heather.latimer@manchester.ac.uk> is a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Manchester. Her article “Popular Culture and Reproductive Politics: Juno, Knocked Up and the Enduring Legacy of The Handmaid’s Tale” appeared in a special issue of Feminist Theory in 2009. She is currently working on a manuscript titled Beyond Choices and Rights: Representing Reproductive Politics in Contemporary North American Fiction. Her postdoctoral research focuses on representations of citizenship in contemporary film.

Keguro Macharia <kmachari@umd.edu> teaches at the University of Maryland, College Park. His scholarship has appeared in Callaloo and Wasafiri. He is working on a manuscript titled Frottage: Black, Queer, Diaspora.

Benjamin Schreier <bjs44@psu.edu> is Malvin and Lea Bank Assistant Professor of English and Jewish Studies at Penn State. He is the author of The Power of Negative Thinking: Cynicism and the History of Modern American Literature (2009) and the editor of Studies in Irreversibility (2007). His book project in progress is titled The Impossible Jew: Semitism and the Displacement of Jewish American Literary History. He is the incoming editor of Studies in American Jewish Literature.

Graham Thompson <graham.thompson@nottingham.ac.uk> is Associate Professor of American Studies at the University of Nottingham, UK. He is the author of Male Sexuality Under Surveillance: The Office in American Literature (2003), The Business of America: The Cultural Production of a Post-War Nation (2004), and American Culture in the 1980s (2007).

John Whitier-Ferguson <johnaw@umich.edu> is the author of Framing Pieces: Designs of the Gloss in Joyce, Woolf, and Pound (1996), and the editor, with A. Walton Litz and Richard Ellmann, of James Joyce: Poems and Shorter Writings (1991). He is currently working on a book entitled The Returns of War that focuses on late modernist writing and World War II. Portions of this project have been published in Modernism/modernity and in War, Literature, & the Arts. He teaches at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. [End Page 375]

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