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Juliette Dade is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research interests include 19th and 20th century French literature, gender and women’s studies, queer studies, and literature and music. The working title for her dissertation is “The Struggle for Literary Control of Sapphic Love, Sexuality, and Bodies in Late Nineteenth-and Early Twentieth-Century French Literature.”

Jean Feerick, Assistant Professor of English at Brown University, has recently completed a book manuscript entitled Strangers in Blood: Relocating Race in Renaissance Literature, which reads colonial narratives of degeneration in the context of Ireland, Virginia, and the West Indies as evidence of shifting racial paradigms for the period. She has published articles based on this research in English Literary Renaissance, Early American Studies, and Renaissance Drama. Her work has received recent support from the William S. Vaughn Fellowship at the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities at Vanderbilt University.

Anke Finger is Associate Professor of German Studies at the University of Connecticut. She has published books and articles on modernism and the total artwork, Vilém Flusser, and intercultural communication and theory. Current research projects include a collection on the aesthetics of the total artwork for the John Hopkins University Press and a monograph on memory, life writing, and the former GDR. She is co-founder (with Rainer Guldin, Università della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano) and co-editor of Flusser Studies.

Michael Finn is Emeritus Professor of French at Ryerson University in Toronto. He is the author of Proust, the Body and Literary Form (Cambridge University Press, 1999, paperback edition 2006) and the editor of Rachilde—Maurice Barrès. Correspondance inédited 1885–1914 (Brest, France: Centre d’Étude des Correspondances et Journaux intimes des XIXe et XXe siècles, CNRS, 2002). His forthcoming study of Rachilde (University of Delaware Press, 2009) interrogates the influence of hysteria theory, medical hypnotism, and the fin-de-siècle doxa of spiritualism on the female psyche and the creative female’s writing posture.

Soo Kim is a doctoral candidate in the department of English at Texas A & M University, College Station. Kim contributed to Doris Lessing Studies (Fall 2007) and the Greenwood Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature (ed. Guiyu Huang et al, 2008). Her essay on American multiculturalism in Suki Kim’s The Interpreter will appear in Detective Fiction in a Postcolonial and Transnational World (eds. Marc Singer and Nels Pearson, Ashgate Publishing, 2009). Currently, Kim is working on her dissertation, entitled “Ethical Desire: Betrayal in Contemporary British Fiction and Film.”

Carla Mazzio, Associate Professor of English at the University at Buffalo, SUNY, is the author of The Inarticulate Renaissance: Language Trouble in an Age of Eloquence (University of Pennsylvania, 2009), co-author of Book Use, Book Theory: [End Page 229] 1500–1700 (University of Chicago Library, 2005, with Bradin Cormack), and co-editor of Historicism, Psychoanalysis and Early Modern Culture (Routledge, 2000, with Douglas Trevor), and The Body in Parts: Fantasies of Corporeality in Early Modern Europe (Routledge, 1997, with David Hillman). She has published a number of essays dealing with literature, science and embodiment, and is currently completing a book entitled Calculating Minds: Literature and Mathematics in the Renaissance.

Ane Morey is an associate professor in English at Texas A & M University. Her book Hollywood Outsiders: The Adaptation of the Film Industry, 1913–1934 was published by the University of Minnesota Press in 2003 and deals with Hollywood’s critics and co-opters in the later silent and early sound periods. She has published in Film History, Quarterly Review of Film and Video, and Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature, among other venues. She is presently at work on a history of religious filmmaking in the United States from the late 19th century to the present.

Kristen Poole, Associate Professor of English at the University of Delaware, is the author of Radical Religion: Figures of Nonconformity from Shakespeare to Milton (Cambridge, 2000), as well as articles in Comparative Drama, English Literary History, English Literary Renaissance, Renaissance Drama, Shakespeare Quarterly, Studies in English Literature and other essay collections. She has edited Shakespeare’s All’s Well That Ends Well for the Barnes...


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