Lindsey Michael Banco is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Saskatchewan, where he teaches American literature. His research interests include travel writing, drug literature, and the intersections between science and literature. He has published articles on Hunter S. Thompson, Flannery O'Connor, Paul Auster, and Cormac McCarthy, and he is the author of Travel and Drugs in Twentieth-Century Literature (Routledge, 2009).
Marta Caminero-Santangelo is a Professor in the English Department at the University of Kansas. She is the author of On Latinidad: US Latino Literature and the Construction of Ethnicity (UP Florida, 2009) and The Madwoman Can't Speak: Or Why Insanity is Not Subversive (Cornell UP, 1998).
Donald J. Harreld is Chair of the Department of History at Brigham Young University. He is the author of the book High Germans in the Low Countries: German Merchants and Commerce in Golden Age Antwerp (Brill, 2004), and numerous articles on subjects that include the social and economic history of the Low Countries, the Dutch Revolt, and early modern merchant culture and commercial networks.
Katherine R. Jolluck is Senior Lecturer in the Department of History at Stanford University. She specializes in twentieth-century Eastern Europe and Russia, particularly the topics of Poland and the two world wars, women and war, women in communist societies, nationalism, and human trafficking. Her publications include Gulag Voices: Oral Histories of Soviet Incarceration and Exile (with Jehanne M. Gheith) (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011), Exile and Identity: Polish Women in the Soviet Union during WWII (U of Pittsburgh P, 2002), and articles on gendered nationalism and anti-Semitism, and sex trafficking in Eastern Europe.
Benjamin N. Lawrance is the Barber B. Conable, Jr. Endowed Professor of International Studies at the Rochester Institute of Technology. His most recent book, with Ohio University Press New African Histories series, is Trafficking in Slavery's Wake: Law and the Experience of Women and Children in Africa (2012).
Molly Pulda is a doctoral candidate at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, where she is writing a dissertation on memoirs of family [End Page 584] secrets. Her work has appeared in A/B: Auto/Biographical Studies, Contemporary Women's Writing, Doris Lessing Studies, and The Future of Text and Image.
Sarah Anna Szeltner is a PhD student in philosophy at both the University of Kassel, Germany, and the University of Bergen, Norway, where she spends most of her time at the Wittgenstein Archives. She is co-author of the "Bibliographie der deutsch- und englischsprachigen Wittgenstein-Ausgaben," and has published several articles on the philosophy of Ludwig Wittgenstein.
Tracey L. Waters is Associate Professor of Literature in the Department of Africana Studies at Stony Brook University, where she also holds an affiliate appointment with the Department of English and Comparative Literature. Dr. Walters works in the areas of Pan African Literature, African American Women's Literature, and Black British literature. She has published a number of articles on the subject of African Diasporic Women's literature and two books: African American Women and the Classicists Tradition: Black Women Writers from Wheatley to Morrison (Palgrave, 2007) and edited the collection Zadie Smith: Critical Essays (Peter Lang, 2008)
Thomas Patrick Wisniewski lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he is a Jacob K. Javits fellow and PhD candidate in Comparative Literature at Harvard University. Recent work of his has appeared in Gradiva, World Literature Today, Italica, and Photography and Culture. [End Page 585]