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Journal of the History of Sexuality 10.2 (2001) 351-353

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Julian B. Carter is a Lecturer in the Introduction to the Humanities Program at Stanford University. She specializes in the history of the United States in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, in the intersection of race and sexuality, and in popular science and sexology. She is the author of "Normality, Whiteness, Authorship: Evolutionary Sexology and the Primitive Pervert," in V. Rosario, ed., Science and Homosexualities (London: Routledge, 1996).

Elizabeth A. Castelli is Assistant Professor of Religion at Barnard College. She is interested in asceticism and martyrdom in early Christianity and feminist studies in religion. Her publications include The Postmodern Bible (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1995); Women, Gender, Religion: A Reader (London: Palgrave/St. Martin's, 2001); and, in progress, Martyrdom and Memory: Early Christian Culture-Making.

Carolyn Dinshaw is Professor of English and Director of the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality at New York University. Her scholarly interests include late medieval English literature and culture; queer history; and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender studies. She is the author of Chaucer's Sexual Poetics (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1989), as well as Getting Medieval: Sexualities and Communities, Pre- and Postmodern (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1999). She is the founding editor (with David M. Halperin) of GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies.

Rosemary Drage Hale is Professor of History and Dean of Humanities at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. She is interested in medieval women's religious experience and popular religion. Her recent publications include "Rocking the Cradle: Margaretha Ebner (Be)Holds the Divine" in Performance and Transformation: New Approaches to Medieval Spirituality, ed. Joanna Ziegler (London: St. Martin's Press, 1999), 210-41; and "The Silent Virgin: Marian Imagery in the Sermons of Meister Eckhart and Johannes Tauler" in Medieval Sermons and Society: Cloisters, City, University (Louvain: Fédération Internationale des Instituts d'Etudes Médiévales, 1998), 76-94.

Amy Hollywood is Associate Professor of Religion at Dartmouth College. Her research interests include the history of Christian mysticism, twentieth-century continental philosophy and theory, and feminist theory. She is the author of The Soul as Virgin Wife: Mechthild of Magdeburg, Marguerite Porete, and Meister Eckhart (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 1995); and Sensible Ecstasy: Mysticism, Sexual Difference, and the Demands of History (Chicago: University of Chicago, forthcoming 2001).

Mark D. Jordan is Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Religion at Emory University. He is interested in Christianity and same-sex desires, dispositions, acts, and communities. He is the author of The Invention of Sodomy in Early Christianity (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997); The Silence of Sodom: Homosexuality in Modern Catholicism (Chicago; University of Chicago Press, 2000); and The Ethics of Sex (Oxford: Blackwell, 2001).

Ann Pellegrini is currently Associate Professor of Women's Studies at Barnard College, but in January 2002 she will join the Department of Drama at the University of California, Irvine. She is the author of Performance Anxieties: Staging Psychoanalysis, Staging Race (New York: Routledge, 1997) and coauthor, with Janet R. Jakobsen, of Love the Sin: Sexual Regulation and the Limits of Religious Tolerance (New York: New York University, forthcoming).

Leila J. Rupp is Chair of the Department of History at Ohio State University and editor of the Journal of Women's History. She is the author of Mobilizing Women for War: German and American Propaganda, 1939-1945 (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1978); Survival in the Doldrums: The American Women's Rights Movement, 1945 to the 1960s (with Verta Taylor; New York: Oxford University Press, 1987); Worlds of Women: The Making of an International Women's Movement (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1997); and A Desired Past: A Short History of Same-Sex Love in America (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999). She and Verta Taylor are currently completing "What Makes a Man a Man: Drag Queens at the 801 Cabaret," under contract with the University of Chicago Press.

Leslie A. Taylor received her Ph.D. in American Studies from the University...


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