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Allan Antliff is Associate Professor in Art History at the University of Victoria and author of Anarchist Modernism: Art, Politics, and the First American Avant-Garde (2001); Anarchy and Art (2007); and Joseph Beuys (2014). He also serves as art editor for the interdisciplinary journals Anarchist Studies and Anarchist Developments in Cultural Studies. Active as a theorist and art historian, he has written on a wide range of topics including pedagogy, poststructuralism, new media, and aesthetics.

Michael A. Chaney is the author of Fugitive Vision: Slave Image and Black Identity in Antebellum Narrative (Indiana Univ. Press, 2008) and Reading Lessons in Seeing: Mirrors, Masks, and Mazes in the Autobiographical Graphic Novel (forthcoming from University Press of Mississippi, 2017). He is the editor of Graphic Subjects: Critical Essays on Autobiography and Graphic Novels (Univ. of Wisconsin Press, 2010) and has recent essays in Callaloo, Arizona Quarterly, ESQ, and Biography. He is Associate Professor of English and Chair of the African and African American Studies Program of Dartmouth College.

Jesse Cohn, an Associate Professor of English at Purdue Northwest, is the author of Underground Passages: Anarchist Resistance Culture, 1848-2011 (2015) and Anarchism and the Crisis of Representation: Hermeneutics, Aesthetics, Politics (2006). His work on comics includes "Breaking the Frame: Anarchist Comics and Visual Culture," published in Belphégor: Littératures populaires et culture médiatique, and "'I Revive, Renew, and Re-establish': Mimetic Catastrophe in Ben Katchor's The Jew of New York" for Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction, as well as a translation of Benoît Peeters' "Four Conceptions of the Page" (a chapter from Case, planche, récit: lire la bande dessinée) for ImageText.

Kélina Gotman teaches Theatre and Performance Studies in the English Department at King's College London. In 2015-16, she was Honorary Lecturer at the Slade School of Fine Art (UCL) and Visiting Scholar at the Society for the Humanities at Cornell University. She is author of Essays on Theatre and Change (forthcoming, Routledge, 2017) and Choreomania: Dance and Disorder (forthcoming, Oxford University Press, 2018), as well as articles and chapters in Textual Practice, Performance Research, Performance Philosophy, Choreographic Practices and About Performance, among others. She has translated plays and theory, including Félix Guattari's The Anti-Oedipus [End Page 198] Papers (Semiotext(e)/The MIT Press, 2006) and Marie NDiaye's The Snakes (Cue Press, 2018).

Matt Jones is a writer and doctoral candidate at the Centre for Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Toronto. His dissertation, The Shock and Awe of the Real: Political Performance and the of the War on Terror, is a transnational study of plays, performances, demonstrations, direct action protests, and new media campaigns that responded to the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. His most recent play is the collective creation, Death Clowns in Guantanamo Bay.

Frederik Byrn Køhlert is a Lecturer in the School of Art, Media and American Studies at the University of East Anglia. His recent research concerns issues of representation in comics and cartoons. He is also the author of several articles about identity and subjectivity in autobiographical comics, as well as a monograph on literary representations of Chicago. He is currently working on a project examining issues of stereotype and caricature in the cartoons of Charlie Hebdo.

Ole Birk Laursen is a Visiting Fellow at Goldsmiths College, University of London. He specializes in postcolonial literature, the theory and history of anticolonialism, and global anarchism. He is co-editor of Reworking Postcolonialism: Globalization, Labour, and Rights (Palgrave, 2015), Networking the Globe: New Technologies and the Postcolonial (Routledge, 2016), and his book The Indian Revolutionary Movement in Europe, 1905-1918 is forthcoming from Liverpool University Press.

Patricia Leighten recently retired from Duke University, where she taught modernism and politics in early 20th-century Europe, and history of photography. Author of The Liberation of Painting: Modernism and Anarchism in Avant-Guerre Paris (Chicago UP, 2013), she has published extensively on antimilitarism, the anarchist movement, and modernist movements in Paris. She is currently researching 20th-century photography and anarchist ideology

Aarnoud Rommens is an independent educator, researcher, translator and editor. Joaquín Torres-García: Constructive Universalism and the...


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