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Tyler Bradway is a Ph.D. candidate in Literatures in English at Rutgers University. He is currently completing his dissertation on postwar queer experimental fiction. He has written reviews for College Literature and symplokē, and he has an essay on Eve Sedgwick's ethics of intersubjectivity forthcoming in GLQ.

Lisa Brawley works in the fields of critical urban theory, feminist theory, and American Studies at Vassar College where she directs the American Studies program. Her scholarship and teaching engage the processes of capitalist urbanization in the long 20th century United States, exploring the relation between urban form, the politics of state legitimacy, and shifting structures of citizenship. Most recently, her work explores the visual registers of everyday urbanism, and the role of photography and cinema in the 1969 Plan of New York City. She served as co-editor of PMC from 1994 to 2004.

Dwayne Dixon is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Cultural Anthropology at Duke University where he is completing his dissertation on young people in Tokyo and their relations to urban space, changing economic conditions, and visual technologies.

David Ensminger is an Instructor of English, Humanities, and Folklore at Lee College in Baytown, Texas. He completed his M.S. in the Folklore Program at the University of Oregon and his M.A. in Creative Writing at City College of New York City. His study of punk street art, Visual Vitriol: The Art and Subcultures of the Punk and Hardcore Generations, was published in July 2011 by the Univ. Press of Mississippi. His book of collected punk interviews, Left of the Dial, is forthcoming from PM Press, and his co-written biography of Lightnin' Hopkins, Mojo Hand, is forthcoming from the University of Texas Press. His work has recently appeared in the Journal of Popular Music Studies, Art in Print, and M/C Journal (Australia). He also contributes regularly to Houston Press, Maximum Rock'n'Roll, Popmatters, and Trust (Germany). As a longtime fanzine editor, flyer artist, and drummer, he has archived punk history, including blogs and traveling exhibitions.

Anne-Lise François is Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley. Her first book, Open Secrets: The Literature of Uncounted Experience (Stanford University Press, 2008), won the 2010 René Wellek Prize from the American Comparative Literature Association. Her current book project, Provident Improvisers: Parables of Subsistence from Wordsworth to Berger, weighs the contribution of pastoral figures of worldliness, commonness, and provisional accommodation, in addressing contemporary environmental crises and their political causes.

Judith Goldman is the author of Vocoder (Roof 2001), DeathStar/rico-chet (O Books 2006), and l.b.; or, catenaries (Krupskaya 2011). She co-edited the annual journal War and Peace with Leslie Scalapino from 2005-2009 and is currently Poetry Feature Editor for Postmodern Culture. She was the Holloway Poet at University of California, Berkeley in Fall 2011; in Fall 2012, she joins the faculty of the Poetics Program at the University at Buffalo.

Arlene R. Keizer is Associate Professor of English and African American Studies at the University of California, Irvine. She is the author of Black Subjects: Identity Formation in the Contemporary Narrative of Slavery (Cornell UP, 2004), as well as essays and articles in a range of journals including African American Review, American Literature, and PMLA. Her current work addresses black postmodernism in literature, performance, and visual art; African American literature and psychoanalytic theory and practice; and the intersections between memory and theory.

Daniel Worden is currently Visiting Assistant Professor of English at the University of New Mexico, where he will be Assistant Professor of English in Fall 2012. He is the author of Masculine Style: The American West and Literary Modernism (2011). He has recently edited, with Ross Barrett, Oil Culture, a forthcoming special issue of Journal of American Studies, and, with Jason Gladstone, Postmodernism, Then, a forthcoming special issue of Twentieth-Century Literature.


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