Common Knowledge 9.1 (2003) 176-178
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John H. Arnold, author of History: A Very Short Introduction and Inquisition and Power: Catharism and the Confessing Subject in Medieval Languedoc, is a lecturer at the University of East Anglia.
Caroline Walker Bynumis professor of medieval European history at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton; University Professor Emerita at Columbia University; and formerly a MacArthur Fellow. Her books include Jesus as Mother; Holy Feast and Holy Fast; Fragmentation and Redemption; The Resurrection of the Body in Western Christianity, 200-1336; and, most recently, Metamorphosis and Identity. A version of her column "Curriculum Vitae" will appear in Women Medievalists in the Academy, edited by Jane Chance, under the title "My Life and Works."
David Carrierhas three books forthcoming: Rosalind Krauss and American Philosophical Art Criticism, Writing about Visual Art, and Sean Scully. He is Champney Family Professor at Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Institute of Art.
Roxanne L. Euben is associate professor of political science at Wellesley College and author of Enemy in the Mirror: Islamic Fundamentalism and the Limits of Modern Rationalism.
Frank Farmer, associate professor of English at the University of Kansas, is the author of Saying and Silence: Listening to Composition with Bakhtin and the editor of Landmark Essays on Bakhtin, Rhetoric, and Writing.
Manfred Frank's books have been translated into a dozen languages. His works in English translation include What Is Neostructuralism?, The Subject and the Text, and Reason and Its Other. He is professor of philosophy at the University of Tübingen. His article "The Subject v. Language" was the focus of a Common Knowledge symposium ("A Turn Away from 'Language'?") in 1995. Barry Allen, who teaches philosophy at McMaster University, is the author of Truth in Philosophy. Ruth Morris,formerly a staff interpreter for the European Union, is writing about the impact of interpreting on the multilingual Demjanjuk war crimes trial.
Rachel Hadas, recipient of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters Literature Award, teaches at Rutgers University and is the author of numerous volumes of poetry, translations, and essays, including, most recently, Indelible.
Rom Harré is a fellow of Linacre College, Oxford, and professor of psychology at Georgetown University. His books include The Discursive Mind; Varieties of Realism: Social, Personal, and Physical; Laws of Nature; and Social Being.
Linda Hutcheon, president of the Modern Language Association of America in 1999-2000, is University Professor at the University of Toronto. She is the author or coauthor of, among many other books, Opera: Desire, Disease, Death; Bodily Charm: Living Opera; The Politics of Postmodernism; Irony's Edge; and Splitting Images.
Alick Isaacs is associate editor for history, religion, and special projects of Common Knowledge. He teaches medieval history and Jewish history at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and is currently writing on the shared milieu of synagogue and church in the European Middle Ages.
Christopher Jones, George Martin Lane Professor of Classics and History at Harvard University, is the author of Kinship Diplomacy in the Ancient World, Philostratus: Life of Apollonius of Tyana, Plutarch and Rome, The Roman World of Dio Chrysostom, and Culture and Society in Lucian. A fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, he has held appointments at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton; the Ecole Normale Supérieure; and the Dumbarton Oaks Research Institute.
Norman Manea, a MacArthur Fellow from 1992 to 1997, is writer-in-residence and Francis Flournoy Professor in European Studies and Culture at Bard College. His books in English translation include The Black Envelope, Compulsory Happiness, October, Eight o'Clock, On Clowns, and Variations to a Self-Portrait.
Péter Nádas is best known as the author of two novels, The End of a Family Novel, translated from Hungarian into twelve languages, and A Book of Memories, which has appeared in seven languages. His other novels in English translation are A LovelyTale of Photography and Love; his collections of short fiction include The Bible, Looking for the Key, and Description. His play, Burial, appeared in the winter 2002 issue of Common Knowledge with an introduction by...