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David Bockoven
David Bockoven is an instructor at Linn-Benton Community College. He graduated from the University of Oregon in 1998 with a dissertation, “For Another Time of Reading: Digressive Narrative Economies in Early Modern Fiction.” His work has appeared in Transactions of the Northwest Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. His research interests include literary theory, history of the novel, and Romanticism.
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Marc Botha
Marc Botha received his undergraduate and initial graduate education at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. He is currently a doctoral fellow of the Department of English Studies at the University of Durham. In addition to his research interests in minimalist aesthetics, the nature and scope of interdisciplinarity, and cosmopolitics, he is a classical saxophonist.
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Timothy Christensen
Timothy Christensen is currently Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of English at Denison University. His work has appeared in Novel, ARIEL, Criticism, and Politics and Culture.
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Bernard Duyfhuizen
Bernard Duyfhuizen is Professor of English and Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; he is a co-editor of the journal Pynchon Notes. He is the author of Narratives of Transmission (Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 1992), and has published articles in PMC, ELH, College English, Comparative Literature, Novel, Modern Fiction Studies, Studies in the Novel, and Pynchon Notes. He is completing a book on the reader and Pynchon’s Gravity’s Rainbow.
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Steven Helmling
Steven Helmling is Professor of English at the University of Delaware. He has published widely on twentieth-century literature and culture. He is the author of two books: The Esoteric Comedies of Carlyle, Newman and Yeats (Cambridge UP, 1988) and The Success and Failure of Fredric Jameson (SUNY, 2001). He is currently completing a study of Adorno.
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Jussi Parikka
Jussi Parikka studied Cultural History at the University of Turku, Finland, and is currently Visiting Lecturer and Research Scholar in Media Studies, Humboldt University, Berlin. His Digital Contagions: A Media Archaeology of Computer Viruses is published by Peter Lang, New York, in the Digital Formations series (2007). In addition, two co-edited books are forthcoming: The Spam Book: On Viruses, Spam, and Other Anomalies from the Dark Side of Digital Culture and Media Archaeologies. Parikka’s homepage is <>.
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Aimee L. Pozorski
Aimee L. Pozorski is Assistant Professor of English at Central Connecticut State University. Her work has appeared in The Hemingway Review, Studies in American Jewish Literature, and Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the U.S. In spring of 2006, she co-edited a special issue on trauma for The Connecticut Review.
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Annette Schlichter
Annette Schlichter is Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of California at Irvine. Her research and teaching interests include feminist and queer theories, contemporary American literature, theories of performance and performativity, and histories and theories of sound. She is the author of Die Figur der verrückten Frau: Weiblicher Wahnsinn als Kategorie der feministischen Repräsentationskritik (The Figure of the Madwoman: Feminine Madness in the Feminist Critique of Representation) (Tübingen: Edition Diskord, 2000). She has also co-edited a German collection on international debates in feminism and postmodernism. Her current book-length project, Troubling Straightness, focuses on constructions and critiques of “heterosexuality” in queer and feminist theoretical and literary writings. Recently her work has appeared in Cultural Studies <=> Critical Methodologies, GLQ, and The Journal of Lesbian Studies (forthcoming).
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Robert T. Tally, Jr.
Robert T. Tally Jr. is Assistant Professor of English at Texas State University. His teaching and research focus on American and world literature, theory of the novel, and critical theory. He is currently completing a book, “American Baroque: Melville and the Literary Cartography of the World System.”
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Stephen Voyce
Stephen Voyce is a doctoral candidate in the English Department at York University. His articles and reviews are forthcoming in DQR Studies in Literature, Open Letter: A Canadian Journal of Writing and Theory, and the Electronic Book Review. Voyce is working on a dissertation on poetic communities in the post-World War II era.
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