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  • Contributors

Timothy Dow Adams is the author of Telling Lies in Modern American Autobiography and Life Writing and Light Writing: Photography in Autobiography, both published by the University of North Carolina Press. As of May 2009 he has retired from the scholarly life.

Lucía Aranda teaches US Latino literature, translation, and Spanish at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. She is the author of Handbook of Spanish-English Translation (UP of America, 2007).

Manuela Costantino teaches in the Coordinated Arts Program and the Department of English at the University of British Columbia. Her work on cultural translation has appeared in Ariel and the Canadian Review of American Literature.

Hilary Edwards is Assistant Professor of English at the Wilkes Honors College of Florida Atlantic University. She is currently working on a book about the intersection of ethics and literary style, Trying to be Alive: Literary Style and What it Means to be Human, 1830–1930.

Carolyn Ellis is Professor of Communication and Sociology at the University of South Florida. Her work is situated in interpretive and artistic representations of qualitative research, and focuses on writing and revising auto-ethnographic stories as a way to understand and interpret culture and live a meaningful life.

DoVeanna S. Fulton Minor is Associate Professor and Chair of the Women’s Studies department and Director of African American Studies at the University of Alabama. Her research concentrates on oral and written discursive practices of African American women. She is the author of Speaking Power: Black Feminist Orality in Women’s Narratives of Slavery (SUNY P, 2006), and Speaking Lives, Authoring Texts: Three African American Women’s Oral Slave Narratives (forthcoming spring 2010), co-edited with Reginald Pitts.

Ousmane Kane is Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University. His recent books include Muslim Modernity in Post-colonial Nigeria (Brill, 2003), and The Homeland is the Arena: Religion, Trans-nationalism and the Integration of Senegalese Immigrants in America (Oxford UP, 2010). [End Page 463]

Diarmaid MacCulloch is Professor of the History of the Church and Fellow of St Cross College in the University of Oxford. He is the author, among other works, of Thomas Cranmer: A Life (Yale UP, 1996), The Reformation: A History (Viking, 2004), and is about to publish A History of Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years (2009).

David McCooey is the author of the prize-winning Artful Histories: Modern Australian Autobiography (Cambridge UP, 1996), and the “Autobiography” chapter in the forthcoming Cambridge History of Australian Literature. He is also the author of numerous essays, book chapters, and reviews on Australian auto/biography and poetry. He is an Associate Professor in literary studies at Deakin University in Victoria, Australia.

Justine McGill teaches philosophy at the University of Sydney, with a focus on contemporary political philosophy and philosophy and literature.

Floriane Reviron-Piégay lectures in nineteenth- and twentieth-century English Literature at the University of Burgundy. She is working on the transition from the Victorian Age to Modernism, and on the relationships among fiction, auto/biography, and travel writing. She has published a number of articles on Virginia Woolf, Lytton Strachey, and the Bloomsbury Group, and has recently introduced and edited Englishness Revisited, a collection of articles on Englishness (Cambridge Scholars, 2009).

Emily B. Rodio is a PhD candidate in the political science department at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University. Her research interests include democratization, transitional justice mechanisms, international law, and transnational activism. Her current project examines the impact of truth commissions on democratization processes.

Ralph Sarkonak is Professor of French at the University of British Columbia. He has written on Roland Barthes, Claude Simon, Hervé Guibert, and Renaud Camus.

Laura Dassow Walls is the John H. Bennett, Jr., Chair of Southern Letters at the University of South Carolina, where she teaches courses in Romanticism, focusing particularly on the American Transcendentalists. She has published widely on Thoreau, Emerson, and natural science; her most recent book is The Passage to Cosmos: Alexander von Humboldt and the Shaping of America, forthcoming in 2009 from the University of Chicago Press. [End Page 464]

Marta L. Werner is the author-editor of Emily Dickinson’s Open Folios: Scenes...