Nilanjana Bhattacharjya teaches at Barrett, the Honors College at Arizona State University. Her writing on South Asian music and dance has appeared in the journals Asian Music and South Asian History and Culture and in the edited volumes Global Bollywood: Travels of Hindi Song and Dance (University of Minnesota Press, 2008) and South Asian Transnationalisms: Cultural Exchange in the Twentieth Century (Routledge, 2012).
Jennifer Gillan is Professor of English and Media Studies at Bentley University. She is author of Television and New Media: Must-Click TV (Routledge, 2011) and Television Brandcasting (Routledge, forthcoming). Her work has appeared in Cinema Journal, Columbia Journal of Gender and the Law, Understanding Reality TV (Routledge, 2004), The Great American Makeover (Palgrave Macmillan, 2006), Teen Television (McFarland, 2008), and Analyzing Mad Men (McFarland, 2011), among other journals and anthologies.
David Gurney is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication and Media at Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi. His 2011 article “Recombinant Comedy, Transmedial Mobility, and Viral Video” was published in Velvet Light Trap, and his work appears in several anthologies, including the forthcoming How to Watch TV (New York University Press) and Saturday Night Live and American TV (Indiana University Press).
Jason Mittell is Associate Professor of American Studies and Film and Media Culture at Middlebury College. He is the author of Genre and Television: From Cop Shows to Cartoons in American Culture (Routledge, 2004), Television and American Culture (Oxford University Press, 2009), and Complex Television: The Poetics of Contemporary Television Storytelling (New York University Press, forthcoming), and coeditor of How to Watch TV (New York University Press, forthcoming).
Davina Quinlivan holds a PhD in film studies from King’s College, London. Her research explores notions of embodied spectatorship and its implications for the contemporary film experience. She is a part-time lecturer at Kingston University and author of The Place of Breath in Cinema (Edinburgh University Press, 2012). Her second monograph, currently in progress, examines the question of the healing body, cinema, and the senses in a range of films, including Pedro Almodóvar’s Broken Embraces (2009), Ari Folman’s Waltz with Bashir (2008), and Terence Malick’s The Tree of Life (2011). [End Page 182]