Ann Anagnost is a professor of anthropology at the University of Washington and a member of the editorial collective of positions. She is the author of National Past-Times: Narrative, Representation, and Power in Modern China (1997).
Richard F. Calichman earned his Ph.D. in Japanese literature at Cornell University. He is currently doing postdoctoral research in Tokyo.
Yumiko Iida is a Ph.D. candidate in political science at York University and is currently a visiting scholar in the East Asian program at Cornell University. Her dissertation is titled “Sources of Japanese Identity: Modernity, Nationalism, and Hegemony.”
Shelly Kraicer is on the faculty of the music library at the University of Toronto, specializing in contemporary Chinese-language cinema.
Tessa Morris-Suzuki is a professor of Pacific and Asian history at the Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University. She has written, among other works, Reinventing Japan: Time, Space, Nation (1998).
Paik Nak-chung is a professor of English at Seoul National University and a member of the positions advisory board. Among his published works is The Division System in Crisis (in Korean, 1998). [End Page 589]
Pun Ngai teaches in the Division of Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong. Her Tears and Laughters: An Oral History of Hong Kong Women (in Chinese) was published in 1998.
Jing Tsu is a doctoral student in East Asian languages and civilizations at Harvard University. He is interested in the problematic of race, literature, and nationalism.
Tomiko Yoda teaches Asian languages and literature at Duke University. She specializes in Heian literature and critical history of Japanese literary scholarship.
Xudong Zhang teaches Chinese and comparative literature at New York University. He is the author of Chinese Modernism in the Era of Reform (1997). [End Page 590]