- The Contributors
Gino Michael Pellegrini earned his doctorate at Purdue University. He teaches English classes at Pierce College and is currently working on a book about multiraciality in the post–civil rights era.
Stuart Burrows is Associate Professor of English at Brown University. His book, A Familiar Strangeness: American Fiction and the Language of Photography, 1839–1945, was published this fall.
Bethany Lam Is a Ph.D. student at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Her research interests include twentieth-century American literature, ethnic American literature, mixed-race studies, disability studies, and Theodore Dreiser.
Mark C. Jerng is Assistant Professor of English at the University of California-Davis. He is currently finishing a book manuscript entitled Claiming Others: Transracial Adoption and the Reproduction of Personhood.
Joel Nickels is Assistant Professor of English at University of Miami. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Postmodern Culture, Criticism and Paideuma. His current book project is entitled Rising from Nowhere: Spontaneity, Modernism and the Multitude.
Peter Maber teaches English and American Literature at the University of Cambridge. He is currently completing a monograph at John Berryman and Drama, which situates Berryman’s poems in relation to his unpublished plays. [End Page 151]