Hagiwara Hiroko is a professor in cultural studies and critical women's studies at Osaka Prefecture University. Her recent publications include "Return to an Unknown Land: Sanae Takahata's Quest for Self," n. paradoxa 20 (2007).
Gyewon Kim is a PhD candidate in art history and communication studies at McGill University. Her essay "Panorama and Empire: National Representation and Panoramic Vision in Pre-war Japan" appeared in the Journal of Korean Modern and Contemporary Art History 19 (2007).
Pil Ho Kim taught courses on Korean society and culture at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the Ohio State University. He has received his PhD in sociology from the University of Wisconsin–Madison. His forthcoming article is "The East Asian Welfare State Debate and Surrogate Social Policy: An Exploratory Study on Japan and South Korea," Socio-Economic Review (2010).
Sudarat Musikawong is assistant professor of sociology at Siena College. She has published work on independent Thai film and video and is currently working on projects on gendered memories of state violence and Thai migration to the United States.
Jack Linchuan Qiu is assistant professor at the School of Journalism and Communication, Chinese University of Hong Kong. His research focuses on the development of new media, late capitalism, and urban transformation in China and the Asian Pacific.
Barry Sautman, a political scientist and lawyer in the Division of Social Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, specializes in ethnic politics in China and Africa-China relations. His most recent publication is "African Perspectives on China-Africa Links," China Quarterly 199 (2009): 729–60.
Hyunjoon Shin is a research professor at the Institute for East Asian Studies, Sungkonghoe University, Korea. The latest among his many publications is, with Tung-Hung Ho, "Translation of 'America' during the Early Cold War Period: A Comparative Study on the History of Popular Music in South Korea and Taiwan," Inter-Asia Cultural Studies 10:1 (2009).
Serk-Bae Suh teaches modern Korean literature and culture at the University of California, Irvine. His research interests include modern Korean literature and intellectual history.
Gavin Walker is a visiting researcher in the Graduate School of Social Sciences at Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo, Japan and a PhD candidate in East Asian literature at Cornell University. His recent publications include "The Filmic Time of Coloniality" in Mechademia 4: War/Time (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2009). He is currently translating a volume of the selected writings of Uno Kôzô.