- The Contributors
Gordon M. Sayre is Associate Professor of English and Folklore at the University of Oregon, where he teaches courses on colonial America and Native American literature. He is the author of two books as well as a series of articles on early American culture and nature.
Elizabeth Duquette is Associate Professor of English at Gettysburg College. She is the author of Loyal Subjects: Bonds of Nation, Race, and Allegiance in Nineteenth-Century America and is coeditor of a forthcoming edition of the selected works of Elizabeth Stuart Phelps.
Ryan White has recently received a Ph.D. in English from Rice University. He is currently completing a book on posthumanist themes in the work of Jonathan Edwards, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Charles Sanders Peirce.
Juliana Chow is a Ph.D. candidate in English at UC-Berkeley. Her dissertation, "Literature of Diminishment: American Regionalism and the Writing of Nature," redefines regionalism as a philosophical engagement with nature.
Michael Millner is Associate Professor of English and American Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell, and author of Fever Reading: Affect and Reading Badly in the Early American Public Sphere. He frequently works at the intersection of culture and political theory.
Brian James Schill is Undergraduate Research Coordinator of the University of North Dakota Honors Program. His recent essays have appeared in Punk & Post-Punk 2.1 and Anarchist Studies 20.1.
John Harkey is postdoctoral fellow at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He recently edited a facsimile edition of Lorine Niedecker's "Homemade Poems," and his book project, Significant Little Wrecks, elaborates the theory of "small poetry" in American writing. [End Page 201]