John Bender is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Stanford University. His most recent book is Imagining the Penitentiary: Fiction and the Architecture of Mind in Eighteenth-Century England, which was awarded the Gottschalk Prize by the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies in 1987. He is coeditor of The Ends of Rhetoric: History, Theory, Practice and Chronotypes: The Construction of Time.
Dorrit Cohn is Ernest Bernbaum Professor of Literature at Harvard University. She is the author of Transparent Minds: Narrative Modes for Presenting Consciousness in Fiction (1978) and of numerous articles on narrative poetics.
Roberta Culbertson is Director of the Center for the Humanities of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and Public Policy. She has worked with refugees and survivors of violence for several years and is completing a book on her own experiences, Body Memories.
Dean Dass is Associate Professor of Art at the University of Virginia. Recent exhibitions include 1st International Print Biennial (Maastricht), New Work (Philadelphia), and Excerpts from Alexander and Roxane (Charlottesville).
Douglas Dunn performs in the United States and abroad with his modern dance troupe Douglas Dunn & Dancers, and writes occasionally. His “Three Interviews” appears in Further Steps (1987), edited by Connie Kreemer, and “Fearing . . .” in Contact Quarterly, 19, no. 2 (Summer/Fall 1992).
Vernon Gras is Professor of English at George Mason University. He is currently working on a book entitled Myth Theory in the Twentieth Century.
R. S. Khare is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Virginia, and Resident Senior Scholar at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and Public Policy. His forthcoming book concerns a study of narratives by urban Untouchable women in Lucknow, India.
Deborah Knight is Assistant Professor and Queen’s National Scholar in the Department of Philosophy, Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada. She has published in the areas of philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, film theory, and Canadian cinema, and is completing a book on interpretation, narrative, and subjectivity.
Toril Moi is Professor of Literature and Romance Studies at Duke University. Her most recent book is Simone de Beauvoir: The Making of an Intellectual Woman (1994). She is currently working on a number of problems in feminist theory.
Kate Nesbitt is Assistant Professor of architectural theory and design at the University of Virginia. She is working on an anthology of architectural theory essays from 1965 to the present to be published in 1995.
Jonathan Rée teaches philosophy at Middlesex University, London, England. His books include Proletarian Philosophers (1984) and Philosophical Tales (1989).
D. N. Rodowick is Professor of English and Visual/Cultural Studies, as well as the Director of the Program in Film Studies, at the University of Rochester. His most recent book, Gilles Deleuze’s Time-Machine: A Critical Reading, will be published by Duke University Press in 1995.
Israel Rosenfield is Professor of History at The City University of New York. He is also an M.D. His most recent books are The Strange, Familiar and Forgotten: An Anatomy of Consciousness (1992) and The Invention of Memory: A New View of the Brain (1988, rev. ed. 1989).
Mark Seltzer is Professor of English at Cornell University. His publications include Henry James and the Art of Power (1984) and Bodies and Machines (1992). A new book, Serial Killers I II III, will be published in 1995.