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  • Contributors

Amy Clukey <amy.clukey@louisville.edu> teaches transnational literature in the Department of English at the University of Louisville. She is currently completing a book project entitled Plantation Modernism: Transatlantic Anglophone Fiction 1890-1950. Her work has also appeared in Twentieth-Century Literature and American Literature.

Adam Jernigan <adamjernigan@gmail.com> recently earned his Ph.D. in English from the University of Chicago. His article "James Baldwin's Post-Sentimental Fiction" will appear in the Spring 2014 issue of Arizona Quarterly. His current project focuses on Post-Fordist affective economies and the aesthetics of austerity in contemporary American fiction. He teaches English at the Lawrenceville School.

Michael Lackey <lacke010@morris.umn.edu> A scholar of twentieth-century intellectual, political, and literary history, Michael Lackey is the author of African American Atheists and Political Liberation (2007) and The Modernist God State: A Literary Study of the Nazis' Christian Reich (2012). He has also edited The Haverford Discussions: A Black Integrationist Manifesto for Racial Justice (2013), which contains previously unpublished writings of Ralph Ellison, St. Clair Drake, Kenneth Clark, John Hope Franklin, and J. Saunders Redding.

John McCombe <jmccombe1@udayton.edu> is Professor of English at the University of Dayton. His research and teaching interests include twentieth-century British literature, film, and popular music studies. He has published eighteen articles in a range of scholarly journals including the Journal of Modern Literature, Cinema Journal, James Joyce Quarterly, and the Journal of Popular Music Studies.

Valerie Reed Hickman <reed.valerie@gmail.com> teaches in the Department of English at Appalachian State University. Her research focuses on twentieth-century literature in a transnational and comparative context. Her current book project explores the ethical questions raised by troubled lines of filiation and affiliation between women in twentieth-century British, Anglophone, and Francophone fiction. Her work has previously been published in Comparative Literature Studies.

Lucas Tromly <lucas.tromly@ad.umanitoba.ca> teaches at the University of Manitoba. He has published articles on William Faulkner, Han Ong, Edith Wharton, and the racial politics of the contemporary American captivity narrative. He is currently completing a monograph on Asian American travel writing. [End Page 22]

Maxwell Uphaus <mbu2102@columbia.edu>, a Ph.D. candidate in English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, works primarily on British and Irish modernism. He is currently completing a dissertation on literary representations of the sea and their importance to the British imagination of nation and empire between 1890 and 1940.

Jay Watson <jwatson@olemiss.edu> is Howry Professor of Faulkner Studies at the University of Mississippi, where he also directs the annual Faulkner & Yoknapatawpha conference. He is author of Reading for the Body: The Recalcitrant Materiality of Southern Fiction, 1893-1985 (2012) and Forensic Fictions: The Lawyer Figure in Faulkner (1993), and editor of Faulkner and Whiteness (2011) and Conversations with Larry Brown (2007). From 2009 to 2012 he served as President of the William Faulkner Society. [End Page 23]

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