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  • Contributors

Richard Cavell is Professor of English and Founding Director of the International Canadian Studies Centre at the University of British Columbia, and the author most recently of McCluhan in Space (U of Toronto P, 2002).

Stephen Frederic Dale is Professor of Islamic and South Asian History at Ohio State University.

Théo Garneau is a doctoral student in English at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa.

Helen Kennedy does and teaches multimedia theory and practice, mostly in the School of Cultural and Innovation Studies, University of East London.

John B. Killoran is Assistant Professor of Communication, University of Colorado at Denver, and the author of numerous articles on the varieties of rhetoric, presence, and engagement on the Web.

Andreas Kitzmann is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Media and Communications, University of Karlstad.

Ken Koltun-Fromm is Assistant Professor of Religion at Haverford College. He publishes in the field of modern Jewish thought, and is the author of Moses Hess and Modern Jewish Identity (Indiana UP, 2001).

Laurie McNeill is a doctoral candidate in English at the University of British Columbia. She is currently working on her dissertation on the diary genre, and has published on WW II civilian internment diaries from the South Pacific.

Sarah R. Morrison is Professor of English at Morehead State University. She teaches courses in Restoration and eighteenth-century British literature, Milton, and women writers, and has published on Jane Austen, Samuel Johnson, Milton, and Margaret Atwood.

Bill Niven is Reader in German at Nottingham Trent University. He recent books address Germany's attempts to come to terms with the legacy of national socialism, Facing the Nazi Past (Routledge, 2001), and Completing [End Page 241] the Picture: Post-Unification Representations of National Socialism (Routledge, 2001).

Nancy Shoemaker is Associate Professor of History, University of Connecticut at Storrs, where she teaches courses in American Indian history, gender, and the American West; her recent publications include the American Indians volume in the Blackwell Readers in American Social and Cultural History series (Blackwell 2001).

George Simson is Professor Emeritus of English, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa. The founding editor of Biography and director of the Center for Biographical Research, his edition of Lytton Strachey's melodrama A Son of Heaven is forthcoming from Cecil Woolf Publishers.

Madeleine Sorapure is a Lecturer in the Writing Program at the University of California at Santa Barbara. She is coauthor of Common Culture: Reading and Writing about American Popular Culture (3rd ed., Prentice Hall, 2001), and has published articles in Kairos, Computers and Composition, Modern Fiction Studies, and elsewhere.

John A Stotesbury is Senior Lecturer in English, University of Joensuu, and has published extensively on South African literature, narrative, and post-colonialism.

Elayne Zalis, an independent scholar based in Southern California, draws on her interdisciplinary background in the media arts, critical theory, and writing to study personal narratives that use print, video, and new media in innovative ways. Her current research on Web-based approaches to autobiographical and biographical texts appears online at <>.

John Zuern is Associate Professor of English, University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, where he teaches courses in literary theory and new media. [End Page 242]