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  • Contributors

Calina Ciobanu <> is a Ph.D. candidate in English at Duke University. She is working on a dissertation that explores the ways in which the contemporary novel grapples with ethics and the problem of non-human life in our present-day biopolitical landscape.

Mina Karavanta <> teaches in the Faculty of English Studies at the University of Athens. She has co-edited Edward Said and Jacques Derrida: Reconstellating Humanism and the Global Hybrid (2008) with Nina Morgan, and Interculturality and Gender (2009) with Joan Anim-Addo and Giovanna Covi. She is now working on a manuscript that examines the postnational novel by Morrison, Coetzee, and Ghosh.

Sanjay Krishnan <> is Associate Professor of English at Boston University. He is the author of Reading the Global: Troubling Perspectives on Britain’s Empire in Asia (Columbia University Press 2007).

Pramod K. Nayar’s <> most recent books include Colonial Voices: The Discourses of Empire (Wiley-Blackwell 2012), Writing Wrongs: The Cultural Construction of Human Rights in India (Routledge 2012), States of Sentiment: Exploring the Cultures of Emotion (2011) and Postcolonialism (Orient BlackSwan 2010). Forthcoming books include one on posthumanism from Polity, a book on Frantz Fanon for Routledge’s Critical Thinkers Series, and the 5-volume edited work Women in Colonial India: Historical Sources and Documents (Curzon).

Hugh Charles O’Connell <> teaches at Valdosta State University. His forthcoming articles reexamine the problematic of nationalism, utopianism, and futurity in postcolonial and postimperial contexts for The Journal of Postcolonial Writing and The Journal of Popular Culture. He is currently guest-editing an issue of CR: The New Centennial Review on contemporary British science fiction and writing a manuscript on the relationship between the development of the welfare state and postcolonial immigration in postimperial British fiction.

R. Radhakrishnan <> is Chancellor’s Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Irvine. He is the author of Diasporic Mediations: Between Home [End Page 837] and Location (1996); Theory in an Uneven World (2003); Between Home and Location: The Politics of Cultural Theory (2007); History, the Human, and the World Between, (2008); and Said: A Dictionary (2012). He is the editor/co-editor of Theory as Variation (2007); Transnational South Asians: The Making of a Neo-Diaspora (2008); and Theory after Derrida (2009). Forthcoming are: When is the Political? and Towards a Disciplinary Phenomenology.

Sohinee Roy <> is an assistant professor of British and Anglophone Literature at North Central College. Her essay “Home and The World: Women’s Place in the Home and the Nation in Cracking India” has been published in the Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Literature. She is now working on a manuscript on the representation of racial interaction in postapartheid South African literature.

Andrea Spain <> teaches in the Department of English at Mississippi State University. Her article on South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, “Spectral Futures? Responsibility, the Weight of the Past, and Necessary Failures of Representation in Zoë Wicomb’s David’s Story” appears in the edited collection Ghost Stories and Alternative Histories. Her current manuscript, Postcoloniality and Event, explores the role of time, memory, and perception in the postcolonial present. [End Page 838]



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