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Timothy Dow Adams, Professor and Chair of English at West Virginia University, is the author of Telling Lies in Modern American Autobiography (U of North Carolina P, 1990), and Light Writing and Life Writing: Photography in Autobiography (U of North Carolina P, 2000).

Lynn A. Casmier-Paz is Assistant Professor in the Department of English at the University of Central Florida. Her research interests include literacy history and theory, literary theory, autobiography studies, semiotics, African American Studies, and New World Slavery in the Americas.

Sarah Phillips Casteel is a doctoral student at Columbia University, and is writing a dissertation on uses of the pastoral in immigrant writing. She has published articles in Ariel and The Journal of Commonwealth Literature.

Mary Jean Corbett is the author of Representing Femininity: Middle-Class Subjectivity in Victorian and Edwardian Women's Autobiographies (Oxford UP, 1992) and Allegories of Union in Irish and English Writing, 1790-1870 (Cambridge UP, 2000). She is Associate Professor of English and an Affiliate of the Women's Studies Program at Miami University (Ohio).

G. Thomas Couser is Professor of English at Hofstra University. He is the author of Altered Egos: Authority in American Autobiography (Oxford UP, 1989) and Recovering Bodies: Illness, Disability, and Life Writing (U of Wisconsin P, 1997). His current work focuses on ethical issues in life writing.

Jill R. Deans is Assistant Professor of English at Kansas State University, where she also serves on the Women's Studies, American Ethnic Studies, and Graduate faculties. Her research and publications examine representations of adoption in twentieth-century American literature and culture.

Paul John Eakin is Ruth N. Halls Professor of English at Indiana University. His most recent book on autobiography is How Our Lives Become Stories: Making Selves (Cornell UP, 1999).

Susanna Egan teaches English at the University of British Columbia. Her latest work is Mirror Talk: Genres of Crisis in Contemporary Autobiography (U of North Carolina P, 1999).

Bina Toledo Freiwald is Associate Professor of English at Concordia University. Her recent publications include essays in Postmodernism and the Ethical Subject (forthcoming) and Mapping Canadian Cultural Space (2000). [End Page 368]

Leigh Gilmore, Associate Professor of English at Ohio State University, is the author of The Limits of Autobiography: Trauma and Testimony (Cornell UP, 2001), Autobiographics: A Feminist Theory of Women's Autobiography (Cornell UP, 1994), co-editor of Autobiography and Postmodernism (U of Massachusetts P, 1994), and author of articles appearing in American Imago, Genre, Genders, Journal of the History of Sexuality, Prose Studies, and various collections of essays.

Sherrill Grace is Professor and Head of English at the University of British Columbia. She has published extensively on twentieth century literature and culture, with books on Malcolm Lowry, Margaret Atwood, Expressionism, and the Canadian North. Her most recent book, Canada and the Idea of the North, will appear in 2001, and she is preparing a new, annotated edition of Mina Benson Hubbard's 1908 autobiography.

Gabriele Helms is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of British Columbia. She has published on auto/biography and Canadian literature. Challenging Canada: Dialogism and Narrative Techniques in Canadian Novels is forthcoming from McGill Queen's University Press.

Philippe Lejeune teaches French literature at Université Paris-Nord. He has published recently Les Brouillons de soi and Pour l'autobiographie (Seuil, 1998), and "Cher Écran . . . : Journal personnel, ordinateur, Internet" (Seuil, 2000).

Antje Lindenmeyer is a Ph.D. candidate in Women's Studies at the University of Warwick. She is currently working on her thesis on autobiography as myth of origin.

Joel Martineau is a doctoral candidate in English at the University of British Columbia. He will complete his dissertation, entitled Travelling to Haida Gwaii: How Visitors Imagine the Islands, in 2001.

Susannah B. Mintz teaches at St. John's University in New York City, specializing in seventeenth-century English literature, autobiography and disability theory, and creative writing. She has recently completed a manuscript entitled Threshold Poetics: Milton and Intersubjectivity.

Jeanne Perreault is Professor of English at the University of Calgary. She is presently working on a study of racial subjectivities and skin in American women's writing.

Martha C. Piper has served as President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of British...


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