- The Contributors
matthew sussman is a Lecturer in English at the University of Sydney. His research examines aesthetic categories in the fiction, moral philosophy, and criticism of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
laurel recker is a postdoctoral scholar with the Humanities Institute of the University of California, Davis, where she recently earned her Ph.D. Her work on transatlantic modernisms spans American, British, and postcolonial literatures of the long twentieth century.
chris coffman is Associate Professor of English at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. She is the author of Insane Passions: Lesbianism and Psychosis in Literature and Film, as well as articles on modernism, queer film, and theory in GLQ; Postmodern Culture, Culture, Theory, and Critique; Angelaki; and Texas Studies in Literature and Language. Her current projects are a book on Gertrude Stein, and another on the intersection of psychoanalytic, queer, and transgender theories.
billy j. stratton is Assistant Professor at the University of Denver, where he teaches contemporary American / Native American literature, critical theory, and creative writing. His writings have appeared in Wíčazo Ša Review, Weber, Arizona Quarterly, Rhizomes, and Denver Quarterly. His first book, Buried in Shades of Night, was just released in paperback by the University of Arizona Press.
scarlett higgins is Assistant Professor at the University of New Mexico, where she teaches contemporary American literature and film. She is currently completing a manuscript entitled The Persistence of Vision: Twentieth and Twenty-First Century Collage.
pablo a. ramirez is Associate Professor in the School of English and Theatre Studies at the University of Guelph (Ontario). His current project is a book tentatively titled Consent of the Conquered: Californio Romances and Contractual Freedom in Nineteenth-Century America.
robert c. hamilton is Assistant Professor of English at Wiley College in Marshall, Texas. His work has appeared in HJEAS, ANQ, and other journals. His research interests include postmodern American fiction, the Native American novel, the long novel as its own genre, and critical theory. [End Page 192]