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Wayne Andersen, professor emeritus of art and architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is the author of Marcel Duchamp: The Failed Messiah, Picasso’s Brothel, The Youth of Cézanne and Zola, Manet: The Picnic and the Prostitute, German Artists and Hitler’s Mind, The Ara Pacis of Augustus and Mussolini, and (forthcoming) Cézanne: A Life Lived by Others.

Branka Arsić is professor of English and comparative literature at Columbia University. Her books include Passive Constitutions, or 7½ Times Bartleby; The Passive Eye: Gaze and Subjectivity in Berkeley (via Beckett); and On Leaving: A Reading in Emerson.

Mark Bauerlein, professor of English at Emory University and former director of research and analysis at the National Endowment for the Arts, is the author of Negrophobia: A Race Riot in Atlanta, 1906; Literary Criticism: An Autopsy; Whitman and the American Idiom; and The Pragmatic Mind: Explorations in the Psychology of Belief.

Sir John Boardman is Lincoln Professor of Classical Art and Archaeology emeritus at Oxford University and a fellow of the British Academy, which awarded him the Kenyon Medal in 1995. Editor of the Oxford History of Classical Art, his other books include The Diffusion of Classical Art in Antiquity; The Greeks Overseas; The History of Greek Vases; and The Relief Plaques of Eastern Eurasia and China: The “Ordos Bronzes,” Peter the Great’s Treasure, and Their Kin. He received the inaugural Onassis International Prize for Humanities in 2009.

George Bornstein, Patrides Professor of Literature emeritus at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, is the author of The Colors of Zion: Blacks, Jews, and Irish from 1845 to 1945; Material Modernism: The Politics of the Page; The Iconic Page in Manuscript, Print, and Digital Culture; and Contemporary German Editorial Theory. He is the editor of three volumes of Yeats’s poetry and essays.

Ardis Butterfield was recently appointed to a chair in English at Yale University. Her books include The Familiar Enemy: Chaucer, Language, and Nation in the Hundred Years War, which received the R. H. Gapper Prize from the Society for French Studies, and Poetry and Music in Medieval France, from Jean Renart to Guillaume de Machaut. She is currently writing Chaucer: A London Life and a book on lyrics and lyric form in the European Middle Ages.

Caroline Walker Bynum, professor emerita of medieval European history at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, and University Professor emerita at Columbia University, was recently elected to the Orden pour le Mérite für Wissenschaften und Künste. A fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, former president of the American Historical Association, and a former MacArthur Fellow, she is the author of Jesus as Mother; Holy Feast and Holy Fast; Fragmentation and Redemption; The Resurrection of the Body in Western Christendom, 200–1336; Metamorphosis and Identity; Wonderful Blood; and Christian Materiality. [End Page 200]

Centauri is the pseudonym of a Hungarian writer and photographer, born in 1972 and first published in 2006. His story collections in Hungarian include Blue Angel and Pathos and Chaos, and he is now writing a novel titled Jack. Tim Wilkinson’s translation of Fatelessness by Imre Kertész received the PEN Club/Book of the Month Translation Prize for 2005, and he is the principal translator of Kertész’s work into English.

William M. Chace, president emeritus of Emory University and professor of English there, is the author of One Hundred Semesters; Lionel Trilling: Criticism and Politics; The Political Identities of Ezra Pound and T. S. Eliot; and (as editor) Making It New, Justice Denied: The Black Man in White America; and James Joyce: A Collection of Critical Essays.

Stuart Clark is professor emeritus of history at Swansea University and a fellow of the British Academy. His books include Vanities of the Eye: Vision in Early Modern European Culture, Thinking with Demons: The Idea of Witchcraft in Early Modern History, and (as editor) Languages of Witchcraft.

Michael Fagenblat, senior lecturer in Jewish civilization at Monash University, is the author of A Covenant of Creatures: Levinas’s Philosophy of Judaism and a coeditor of New under the Sun: Jewish Australians on Religion, Politics, and Culture.

Alick Isaacs is the...


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