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Candice Amich,, is currently an A.W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities at Carnegie Mellon University, where she teaches courses in transnational American studies. In Fall 2014 she will join the English department at Vanderbilt University as an Assistant Professor in Latina/o literature. She earned her PhD in English from Rutgers University in 2012. Her current book project, The Poetics of Globalization: Performing Precarity in the Neoliberal Americas, examines the aesthetic strategies Latina, Caribbean, U.S., and Latin American feminist poets and performance artists employ to counter the abstractions of globalization discourse. Her articles and reviews have appeared in e-misférica, Jacket2, Modern Drama, and Theatre Research International.

Magalí Armillas-Tiseyra,, is an Assistant Professor in the English Department at the University of Mississippi, where she specializes in African, Latin American, postcolonial, and world literatures. She is currently completing a book manuscript on the dictator-novel in Latin American and African literatures. In the 2014–2015 academic year, she will be visiting fellow at the University of Pittsburgh Humanities Center.

Gizem Arslan,, was born and raised in Istanbul, Turkey. She received her PhD in German Studies from Cornell University in 2013. She is currently Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern Languages (German) at Knox College, and will begin a new position as Visiting Assistant Professor of German at the University of Michigan in September 2014. Her primary research and teaching interests are post-World War II literatures in German, French, Japanese, and Turkish; translation studies; theories of language and writing systems; intermedial approaches to print literature; literary-mathematical experiments; literary constraint; and theories of space. She is working on a book project with the working title “Metamorphoses of the Letter: Translation as Transformation in Paul Celan, Georges Perec, Yoko Tawada and Emine Sevgi Özdamar.”

J. Dillon Brown,, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English and the African and African American Studies Program at Washington University in St. Louis. He specializes in Anglophone Caribbean and postcolonial literature and is the author, most recently, of Migrant Modernism: Postwar London and the West Indian Novel (University of Virginia Press, 2013). [End Page 210]

Kahlil Chaar-Pérez,, holds a PhD from the Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Literatures Department at New York University, is currently a College Fellow in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at Harvard University, and in fall 2014 will be joining the Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pittsburgh as a postdoctoral fellow. He specializes in Latin American and Caribbean modern and contemporary literatures and cultures, and is currently working on an article that analyzes José Lezama Lima and Édouard Glissant as inter-Caribbean thinkers, as well as a book project about creole intellectuals, anticolonial cultures, and representations of colonial crisis in nineteenth-century Cuba and Puerto Rico.

Lori Cole, and website, is the Charlotte Zysman Postdoctoral Fellow in the Humanities and a Lecturer in the Fine Arts at Brandeis University. She is currently writing a theory and history of the avant-garde questionnaire. She received her BA in Literature from Brown University and her MA and PhD in Comparative Literature from New York University. She was a 2002–03 Helena Rubinstein Fellow in Critical Studies at the Whitney Independent Study Program and a Joan Tisch Teaching Fellow at the Whitney Museum of American Art from 2010–12. Her art criticism, translations, and scholarly writing have appeared in Artforum, PMLA, The Journal of Art Historiography, and The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines.

Weihsin Gui,, is Associate Professor of English at the University of California, Riverside. He is the author of National Consciousness and Literary Cosmopolitics: Postcolonial Literature in A Global Moment (Ohio State University Press, 2013). He is also the editor of an anthology of essays on the Singaporean poet and painter Arthur Yap, entitled Common Lines and City Spaces (Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2014). He has essays published and forthcoming in Journal of Postcolonial Writing, Journal of Commonwealth Literature, and LIT: Literature-Interpretation-Theory.

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