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Gregers Andersen is a PhD Fellow at the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies at the University of Copenhagen working in the cross section between comparative literature and cultural studies. His dissertation is entitled Imagined Climates, Changed Worlds: Global Warming in Fiction and Philosophy (2014).

Frida Beckman is a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Thematic Studies at Linköping University, Sweden. Her research focuses on topics such as sexuality and biopolitics as configured through contemporary literature and visual media. Her work has appeared in journals such as SubStance, Cinema Journal, and Journal of Narrative Theory and her monograph Between Desire and Pleasure: A Deleuzian Theory of Sexuality was published with EUP in the spring of 2013.

Sean Braune is a PhD candidate at York University. His theoretical work has been published in Postmodern Culture, Canadian Literature, Studies in Canadian Literature, and Journal of Modern Literature. His poetry has appeared in ditch, The Puritan, Rampike, and Poetry is Dead. For the past two years he has been invited to speak at the graduate level at Yale University on the topic of avant-garde visual poetry. He blogs at Virtual Morphogenesis.

Timothy Clark is Professor of English at the University of Durham and a specialist in the fields of modern literary theory and continental philosophy (especially the work of Martin Heidegger and Jacques Derrida), also in Romanticism (especially P.B. Shelley) and ecocriticism. He is currently working on a monograph provisionally entitled Ecocriticism on the Edge.

Claire Colebrook is Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of English at Penn State University. Her most recent books include Theory and the Disappearing Future (with Tom Cohen and J. Hillis Miller, 2011) and William Blake and Digital Aesthetics (2012).

Jeffrey R. Di Leo is Dean of Arts & Sciences and Professor of English and Philosophy at the University of Houston—Victoria. His latest books include Turning the Page: Book Culture in the Digital Age (2014) and Corporate Humanities: Moving Beyond the Neoliberal Academy (2014).

Thomas H. Ford is a Lecturer in English and Theatre Studies at the University of Melbourne. His current research focuses on the cultural history of atmosphere in the romantic period. [End Page 430]

Henry A. Giroux currently holds the Global TV Network Chair Professorship at McMaster University in the English and Cultural Studies Department and a Distinguished Visiting Professorship at Ryerson University. His most recent books include: Youth in Revolt: Reclaiming a Democratic Future (2013) and America's Educational Deficit and the War on Youth (2013).

Gert Goeminne is a postdoctoral fellow of the Research Foundation—Flanders and affiliated to the Centre Leo Apostel (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) and the Centre for Sustainable Development (Ghent University). His research focuses on the very political dimension of science and technology that is opened up by constructivist studies and what this might entail for democratic thought.

Matthew Griffiths is completing a PhD on the modernist poetics of climate change at Durham University. His debut poetry publication, How to be Late, appeared in spring this year, and a novel, The Weather on Versimmon, in 2012.

Greg Hainge is Reader in French at the University of Queensland. He has recently published a monograph entitled Noise Matters: Towards an Ontology of Noise (New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2013) and serves on the editorial boards of Culture, Theory and Critique, Contemporary French Civilization, Etudes Céliniennes, Corps, and Studies in French Cinema.

Adeline Johns-Putra is Reader in English Literature at the University of Surrey. Her books include The History of the Epic (2006) and, with Catherine Brace, Process: Landscape and Text (2010). She is the Chair of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment, UK and Ireland.

Maggie Kainulainen is a PhD candidate in the Department of English and Center for Writing Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Brian Lennon is Associate Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Pennsylvania State University, USA. He is the author of In Babel’s Shadow: Multilingual Literatures, Monolingual States (2010).

Deborah Lilley is completing her doctoral thesis in the Department of English at Royal Holloway, University of London. Her research examines the pastoral tradition in conjunction with environmental themes in contemporary British writing. [End Page 431]



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