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JASON MATTHEW BUCHANAN <> teaches in the Department of English at the Eugenio María de Hostos Community College of the City University of New York. His chapter “Million Dollar Views: Cognitive Gentrification in Post-9/11 New York City” appeared in the collection The City Since 9/11: Literature, Film, Television. In addition, his work on literature and globalization has been published in Studies in the Humanities, Studi Irlandesi, and Modern Drama.

HEATHER HOUSER <> teaches at the University of Texas at Austin. Her research areas include the contemporary novel, environmental humanities, and science and technology studies. She is the author of Ecosickness in Contemporary U.S. Fiction: Environment and Affect (2014) and of essays appearing in American Literary History, Public Culture, American Literature, and Contemporary Literature, among other venues. Her current project, “Environmental Culture of the Infowhelm,” examines the aesthetics of information management in recent environmental media.

ALFRED J. LÓPEZ <> is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Purdue University. He has authored four books, including José Martí: A Revolutionary Life, which has been hailed as the definitive biography of Martí. López’s essays have appeared in American Literature, Comparative Literature, Cuban Studies, and South Atlantic Quarterly, among other journals, and he is a contributor to the Huffington Post. He was the founding editor of The Global South, a leading journal of globalization studies.

HERMAN RAPAPORT <> is author of Milton and the Postmodern (1983), Heidegger and Derrida (1989), Between the Sign and the Gaze (1993), Is There Truth in Art? (1996), The Theory Mess (2001), Later Derrida (2004), and The Literary Theory Toolkit (2011). “Transference Love in the Age of Isms” appeared in Desire in Ashes (2015) and “The Humanists Strike Back: An Episode from the Cold War on Theory” appeared in Dead Theory (2016). He teaches at Wake Forest University and directs the Program in Medieval and Early Modern Studies.

SATARUPA SINHA ROY <> is an early-career researcher. She received her doctorate in English Literature from the University of Calcutta, India. Her most recent publications include “From Sapore to Sapere: The Gustatory Perception of Elsewhere [End Page 195] in Calvino’s ‘Under the Jaguar Sun’” (Antae, 2016) and “Unsettling Landscapes: Landscape and the Entelechies of the Alienating Gaze in Kipling’s The City of Dreadful Night” (Rupkatha, 2015). Her research interests include the writings of W. G. Sebald and travel literature.

JORDAN R. STONE <> currently teaches in the Department of English at the University of Georgia, where he is completing his doctorate. His work has also been published in North Carolina Literary Review. His dissertation examines the connection between the poetics of utopia and fictional modes in the novel.

ANDREW STROMBECK <> is Associate Professor of English at Wright State University. He has published essays in journals such as Post45, Contemporary Literature, Science Fiction Studies, Cultural Critique, and African American Review. He is currently at work on a monograph on the literary response in the Lower East Side to the 1975 New York fiscal crisis.

MYKA TUCKER-ABRAMSON <> is a lecturer in Contemporary Literature at King’s College London. Her writing has been published in Modern Drama, American Studies, and Edu-Factory, and is forthcoming in PMLA. She is currently completing a manuscript on post-1945 novels, urban renewal, and the emergence of neoliberalism. [End Page 196]

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