Srinivas Aravamudan is an associate professor in the Department of English at Duke University. His book, Tropicopolitans: Colonialism and Agency, 1688–1804 (Duke University Press, 1999), recently won the Modern Language Association prize for a First Book. He is currently working on a book-length version of “Guru English” and also is writing a book on the eighteenth-century French and British oriental tale.
Brent Hayes Edwards is an assistant professor in the English department at Rutgers University. His book, The Practice of Diaspora, is forthcoming from Harvard University Press.
Jonathan Flatley is an assistant professor of English at the University of Virginia. He is currently completing a book-length manuscript titled “Affective Mapping: Melancholia and the Politics of Modernism” while on a Fulbright Fellowship in Moscow.
Kevin Floyd is an assistant professor of English at Kent State University. His most recent work has appeared in Cultural Critique and Science and Society, and his current book project is titled “Identity Fetishism: Capitalism, Male Sexuality, and Modern U.S. Culture.”
Piyush Mathur is currently doing his doctoral work in science and technology studies at Virginia Tech. His dissertation is on environmental communication.