Jayne Elisabeth Archer is a Lecturer in Medieval and Renaissance Literature at the Department of English and Creative Writing, Aberystwyth University. She is General Editor of John Nichols's The Progresses and Public Processions of Queen Elizabeth I: A New Edition of the Early Modern Sources, 5 vols. (Oxford University Press, 2013) and has coedited two essay collections: The Progresses, Pageants, and Entertainments of Queen Elizabeth I (Oxford University Press, 2007), and The Intellectual and Cultural World of the Early Modern Inns of Court (Manchester University Press, 2011).
Marvin Carlson is the Sidney E. Cohn Professor of Theater, Comparative Literature, and Middle Eastern Studies at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Athens, the ATHE Career Achievement Award, the ASTR Distinguished Scholarship Award, the George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism, and the Calloway Prize for writing in theater. He is the author of twenty-one books in theater studies.
Wai Fong Cheang is Professor of English at Chang Gung University, Taiwan, where she teaches English and Shakespeare. She earned her PhD in English Literature from National Taiwan University. Her research interests include Shakespeare, Chinese American literature, language policies, and cultural studies.
Hugh Craig works at the University of Newcastle, Australia, where he directs the Centre for Literary and Linguistic Computing and the Humanities Research Institute. His most recent book is Shakespeare, Computers, and the Mystery of Authorship (Cambridge University Press, 2009), coedited with Arthur F. Kinney. His research interests are in the application of statistics to literary language, both to determine the authorship of disputed texts and to analyze stylistic variation more generally.
Stephe Harrop teaches at Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance, Goldsmiths College (University of London), and the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, where her work centers on the performance and reception of ancient Greek tragedy, and contemporary performance storytelling. She is also [End Page 281] a postdoctoral associate of the Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama (University of Oxford), for whom she authored "An Introduction to the Tragic Body" (2012) and coedited Theorising Performance: Greek Drama, Cultural History and Critical Practice (Duckworth, 2010).
William Hutchings is Professor of English at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, specializing in post-1956 English drama and modern British fiction. He is the author of Samuel Beckett's "Waiting for Godot": A Reference Guide (Praeger, 2005) plus two books on playwright David Storey; his articles have been published in Twentieth Century Literature, Modern Drama, and annual volumes of Text and Presentation, among others. His latest, "Woody Allen and the Literary Canon," appears in the Blackwell's Companion to Woody Allen (2013).
Mechele Leon is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Theatre at the University of Kansas. She is author of Molière, the French Revolution, and the Theatrical Afterlife (University of Iowa Press, 2009), winner of the Barnard Hewitt Award for Outstanding Research in Theatre Studies. She is currently working on a book about French cultural diplomacy and theater in the United States.
David G. Muller has taught theater history, dramatic literature, and acting/ directing as Visiting Assistant Professor at Indiana University, Denison University, and most recently at Vanderbilt University. He has published articles on Racine and Molière in Theatre Journal and Seventeenth-Century French Studies and is a frequent contributor of performance reviews to Theatre Journal. His current projects include considering Louis Jouvet's 1950 mise-en-scène for Tartuffe as an allegory of the Nazi Occupation, and investigating the eco-historical impact of weather and climate on dramaturgy and theatergoing in seventeenth-century Paris.
Eric Nebeker is currently an Acting Co-Director of the University of California, Santa Barbara's English Broadside Ballad Archive and Lecturer in the Department of English. His research interests focus on the varied and ever-present influence of early modern English broadside ballads on literary history and printed poetry, and his work has been published in edited collections and journals such as ELH and SEL: Studies in English Literature.
Kim C. Sturgess grew up in the UK but has spent periods living in the USA and Qatar. His first book...