Sam DiIorio is Assistant Professor of French at Hunter College in New York City. He has written articles on Chris Marker, Luc Moullet, Jean Rouch, and François Bon for journals such as SubStance, Sites, Film Comment, and American Anthropologist.
Philip G. Hadlock received his Ph.D. in French Literature from the University of Pennsylvania, and teaches at the University of South Alabama. His research interests include gender theory, semiology, psychoanalysis, and narratology. His articles on Barbey d'Aurevilly, Baudelaire, Lautréamont, and Maupassant have appeared in numerous journals. He is currently working on a book tracing the development of male subjectivity in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century French narrative.
Jean-Louis Hippolyte holds a Ph.D. from the University of Colorado. His area of specialization is Twentieth-Century French Literature. His teaching interests include French language and culture, contemporary literature and criticism, French cinema, and the intersection of discourses in the humanities and the sciences, notably chaos theory and fuzzy logic. He has two books slated for publication in 2007: Fuzzy Fiction (University of Nebraska Press), and Septième art (Thomson Heinle).
Marie-Pascale Huglo is Professor of French at l'Université de Montréal. Her research focuses on the contemporary novel. Recent publications include Métamorphoses de l'insignifiant. Essai sur l'anecdote dans la modernité (Balzac-Le Griot,1997), and Le sens du récit. Pour une approche esthétique de la narrativité contemporaine (Presses Universitaires du Septentrion, forthcoming, January 2007).
Dominique Jullien is Professor of French and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She has written extensively on nineteenth- and twentieth-century literature. She is currently finishing a book on the Thousand and One Nights in Western literature.
Warren Motte is Professor of French and Comparative Literature at the University of Colorado. His latest book is Fables of the Novel: French Fiction Since 1990.
Lydie Moudileno is Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research and publications focus on writing, marginality and difference in post-1980s fiction from France and its former colonies.
Jordan Stump, Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, is Professor of French at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. In addition to numerous English translations of contemporary French novels, he is the author of Naming and Unnaming: On Raymond Queneau.
Robin Tierney is in the doctoral program in the Department of Cinema and Comparative Literature at the University of Iowa, where she works on contemporary Japanese and French writing. She is currently on a Fulbright at the University of Tokyo, doing research for her dissertation on writing and corporeality in women's literature.