Patty Ahn is a PhD candidate in critical studies at the University of Southern California. Her research interests include transnational media studies, with a focus on the transpacific region, gender and sexuality, and popular music. She has published essays in Spectator, European Journal of Cultural Studies, Discourse, and Postmodern Culture, and she coproduced a reality music-competition show in 2012 for Mnet America, a South Korean–based lifestyle and music cable network.
Corey K. Creekmur is associate professor of English and film studies at the University of Iowa, where he also directs the Institute for Cinema and Culture. He coedited Out in Culture: Gay, Lesbian, and Queer Essays on Popular Culture (Duke University Press, 1995) with Alexander Doty.
Matthew Hays is a Montreal-based journalist, author, film-festival programmer, and university instructor. His book, The View from Here: Conversations with Gay and Lesbian Filmmakers (Arsenal Pulp), won a 2008 Lambda Literary Award. His articles have appeared in the Globe and Mail, the New York Times, the Guardian, Daily Beast, Cineaction and VICE. He is the recipient of the 2013 President’s Award for Teaching Excellence at Concordia University, where he teaches courses in film studies, communication studies, and journalism.
Julia Himberg is assistant professor of film and media studies at Arizona State University. Her work has appeared in Television and New Media, Flow, and In Media Res. She is the editor of “Race, Sexuality, & Television,” a special issue of Spectator: The University of Southern California Journal of Film and Television Criticism, and her work on television advertising has been published in The Hummer: Myths and Consumer Culture (Lexington Books, 2007).
Lynne Joyrich is professor of modern culture and media at Brown University. She is the author of Re-viewing Reception: Television, Gender, and Postmodern Culture and of various articles and chapters (in such books as Private Screenings, Modernity and Mass Culture, Logics of Television, New Media, Old Media, Inventing Film Studies, and Queer TV and the journals Critical Inquiry, Cinema Journal, differences, Discourse, and others). She has been a Camera Obscura editorial collective member since 1996.
Kara Keeling is associate professor of critical studies in the School of Cinematic Arts and of black studies in the Department of American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California. She is author of The Witch’s Flight: The Cinematic, the Black Femme, and the Image of Common Sense (Duke University Press, 2007) and coeditor (with Josh Kun) of Sound Clash: Listening to American Studies (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012).
Quinn Miller is assistant professor of queer media studies in English and cinema studies at the University of Oregon. He has authored articles in How to Watch Television [End Page 158] (NYU Press, 2013), The International Encyclopedia of Media Studies: Media Production (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013), Transgender Migrations (Routledge, 2012), Television and New Media, Flow, Spectator, Framework, Jump Cut, and The New Queer Aesthetic on Television (McFarland, 2005).
Thomas Waugh is Concordia University Research Chair in Sexual Representation and Documentary at the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema in Montreal, Quebec. With Matthew Hays he is coeditor of the Queer Film Classics series from Arsenal Pulp Press. Most recently he is coauthor of The Perils of Pedagogy: The Works of John Greyson (with Brenda Longfellow and Scott MacKenzie; McGill-Queens University Press, 2013), is currently finishing a monograph on Joris Ivens, and is embarking on a project on confessionality.
Damon R. Young is assistant professor in the Department of Screen Arts and Cultures and Postdoctoral Scholar in the Society of Fellows at the University of Michigan. He is coeditor (with Joshua Weiner) of “Queer Bonds,” a special double issue of GLQ (2011), and has written for Film Quarterly, Senses of Cinema, Continuum, and a number of anthologies, including, most recently, Queer Love in Film and Television (Palgrave, 2013).
Audrey Yue is associate professor in cultural studies at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Her recent publications include Transnational Australian Cinema: Ethics in the Asian Diasporas (Lexington Books, 2013) and Queer Singapore: Illiberal Citizenship and Mediated Cultures (Hong Kong University Press, 2012). [End Page 159]