Jaume Aurell is Associate Professor of History at the University of Navarra. He is the author of La escritura de la memoria. De los positivismos a los postmodernismos (2005), and he has published on autobiography and historiography in Viator: Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Rethinking History, the Journal of Medieval History, and the Journal of English and Germanic Philology.
Susan Bennett is University Professor in the Department of English at the University of Calgary. She has published widely in the field of theatre studies, with particular interest in dramatic writing by women.
Frances B. Cogan teaches literature in the Honors College at the University of Oregon. She is also a former naval officer.
Tom Conley is Professor of Romance Languages and Literature and Director of Graduate Studies in French at Harvard University. His most recent works include Cartographic Cinema (U of Minnesota P, 2006), and The Sovereign Map, a translation of Christian Jacob's L'Empire de cartes (U of Chicago P, 2006).
Ruth Dawson, Professor of Women's Studies at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa and author of The Contested Quill: Literature by Women in Germany 1770-1880 (2002), has written extensively about the plays of Catherine the Great. She is currently working on a book about representations of Catherine II outside of Russia.
Amelia Glaser is a lecturer in Yiddish Language and Literature and Slavic Literature at Stanford University.
Alexis Harley lectures in the Department of English at the University of Sydney. Her recent doctoral work explores the life writing of Victorian freethinkers. She is currently researching nineteenth-century deployments of invertebrates as focal points for anxiety about cultural change.
Robert Huey, author of The Making of Shinkokinsh (Harvard University Asia Center, 2002), is Professor of Japanese literature in the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures of the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, and specializes in classical and medieval Japanese poetry. [End Page 560]
Allan Megill teaches history at the University of Virginia. His most recent book is Historical Knowledge, Historical Error: A Contemporary Guide to Practice (U of Chicago P, 2007).
Natania Rosenfeld is Associate Professor of English at Knox College. The author of the critical volume Outsiders Together: Virginia and Leonard Woolf (Princeton UP, 2000), her poetry and personal essays have appeared in numerous journals. Recent articles dealing with British modernism and the literary representation of Holocaust trauma have appeared in Partial Answers and Modernism/Modernity.
Jennifer Jensen Wallach is Assistant Professor of History at Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, Georgia. She is a specialist in African American history. [End Page 561]