Augusto Espiritu is Associate Professor of History and Asian American Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is the author of Five Faces of Exile: The Nation and Filipino American Intellectuals (Stanford, 2005) and is a long-time member and contributor to the Association of Asian American Studies.
Diane Fujino is Associate Professor and Chair of Asian American Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Her interests center on Asian American social movements, Japanese American radicalism, and Afro-Asian political solidarities. She is author of Heartbeat of Struggle: The Revolutionary Life of Yuri Kochiyama on legendary Asian American activist Yuri Kochiyama and editor of the forthcoming Wicked Theory, Naked Practice: A Fred Ho Reader on radical political theory and music.
Madeline Y. Hsu is Director of the Center for Asian American Studies and an associate professor in the Department of History at the University of Texas at Austin. She co-edited Chinese Americans and the Politics of Race and Culture (Temple 2008) with Sucheng Chan and is the author of Dreaming of Gold, Dreaming of Home: Transnationalism and Migration Between the United States and South China, 1882–1943 (Stanford 2000). Her current research concerns the intersection between U.S. foreign policy objectives, immigration laws and practices, and racial ideologies as refracted through the Cold War migration of Chinese students and intellectuals.
Lili M. Kim is the Henry R. Luce Assistant Professor of History and Global Migrations at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts. She is currently completing a book manuscript on the experience of Korean Americans on the homefront during World War II. Supported by the Fulbright Grant, the NEH Summer Stipends, and the Korea Foundation Fellowship, she is also working on a new project on the history of Korean migration to Argentina and remigration to the United States. [End Page 247]
Shirley Jennifer Lim is Associate Professor of History and affiliate faculty in Women's Studies, Africana Studies, and Cinema and Cultural Studies at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. The author of A Feeling of Belonging: Asian American Women's Public Culture, 1930–1960 (NYU 2006), she is currently working on a book-length manuscript entitled "Performing the Modern: Anna May Wong and Josephine Baker."
Gerardo Marti is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Davidson College. He is author of Hollywood Faith: Holiness, Prosperity, and Ambition in a Los Angeles Church (Rutgers University Press, 2008), and A Mosaic of Believers: Diversity and Innovation in a Multiethnic Church (Indiana University Press, 2005). His current research examines worship practices in multiracial/multiethnic churches.
Gordon O. Taylor is Chapman Professor of English at the University of Tulsa, where he teaches American literature. He is the author of The Passages of Thought: Psychological Representation in the American Novel, 1870–1900 and Chapters of Experience: Studies in Modern American Autobiography. He both edited and contributed to The Vietnam War and Post-Modern Memory, a special issue of the journal Genre, and has written on a wide range of 19th-century, 20th-century and contemporary American literary-cultural topics, including the legacies of the Japanese American internments, the poet-memoirist David Mura, and ongoing issues relating to the Vietnam era and its aftermath. He is currently at work on a study of Joan Didion.
Caroline H. Yang is a postdoctoral fellow in the Asian American Studies Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research interests include representations of African American and Asian labor in the post-Reconstruction narratives of U.S. history and culture. [End Page 248]