- Notes on Contributors
Vicki Callahan is an Associate Professor in the Peck School of the Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a Visiting Scholar at the University of Southern California's Institute for Multimedia Literacy. She is the editor of the recent collection, Reclaiming the Archive: Feminism and Film History (Wayne State University Press, 2010), and with Lina Srivastava co-authors <http://transmediaactivism.wordpress.com>, a resource site for implementing cross platform media strategies for social change.
Patrick F. Durgin
Patrick F. Durgin teaches cultural studies, literature, and writing at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His latest publications include a hybrid genre collaboration with Jen Hofer, The Route (Atelos, 2008), and essays on "post-ableist" poetics in Contemporary Women's Writing and the Journal of Modern Literature. He is concluding work on a critical monograph entitled Indeterminacies and Intentionalities: Toward a Poetics of Critical Values, as well as a play on the subject of failed bilingualism entitled PQRS: A Drama. As series editor and publisher, he has just finished work on The Kenning Anthology of Poets Theater: 1945-1985, edited by Kevin Killian and David Brazil, recently published by Kenning Editions (2010).
Orit Halpern is an Assistant Professor of History and Media Studies at the New School for Social Research and Eugene Lang College. She works on histories of temporality, archiving, and representation in digital systems. Her manuscript The Eye of Time: Histories of Representation, Perception, and Archiving in Cybernetic Thought is currently under review. Her research has appeared or will be appearing in C-theory, Configurations, and the Journal of Visual Culture. She has also produced multi-media installations and web-based works at the intersection of art and science that have appeared in venues such as ZKM and Rhizome. Currently, she is working to develop new lab-based research spaces integrating art, design, and the social sciences at the New School and Parsons School of Design. She is the co-founder of The Visual Culture Lab, a group bringing historians and theorists of media, art, design, and politics together to rethink the relationship between politics and aesthetics, and she is also a member of the Center for Transformative Media at Parsons. All her work and material can be accessed at: www.orithalpern.net.
Michael Harrison is Assistant Professor of Spanish at Monmouth College. He is currently working on a book project exploring the development of queer culture in Spain through an analysis of Spanish comics and graphic novels.
Ken Hillis is Professor Media and Technology Studies, Department of Communication Studies, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research interests focus on the intersection of the forms that media technologies take and the techniques, practices and desires such technologies promote, enable, and constrain. Publications include Digital Sensations: Space, Identity and Embodiment (1999, Minnesota), Everyday eBay: Culture, Collecting and Desire (2006, Routledge), Online A Lot Of The Time: Ritual, Fetish, Sign (2009, Duke). He is currently co-authoring Google and The Culture of Search (Routledge).
Lili Hsieh is Assistant Professor in the English Department at the National Central University, Taiwan. She teaches on transnational modernisms, theory and practice of translation, and feminist theory. She works on poststructuralist theories of affect and its role in transnational politics and has published a few journal articles on related issues in Virginia Woolf's Three Guineas, the Buddhist parable Tu Zicun, the empire of English language in Taiwan, and Brian Massumi's Parables for the Virtual and Eve Sedgwick's Touching Feeling. She is completing a book manuscript on the worlding of the politics of affect in Deleuze, Lacan, and transnational feminisms.
Agnieszka Pokojska is a freelance translator and editor, tutor in literary translation at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, and author of a number of articles on translation. Her translations into Polish include poems by Seamus Heaney, Robert Pinsky, and Derek Walcott. Her translations of Grzegorz Wróblewski's poetry appeared in the anthology Carnivorous Boy Carnivorous Bird, in Lyric Poetry Review, West Wind Review, Eclectica, Jacket Magazine, The Journal, Cambridge Literary Review, The Delinquent and Poetry Wales and most recently in the chapbook...