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  • Contributors

Helen M. Buss has authored and edited numerous books on Life Writing, including Mapping Our Selves: Canadian Women’s Autobiography (McGill-Queen’s UP, 1995), Repossessing the World: Reading Memoirs by Contemporary Women (Wilfrid Laurier UP, 2002), Undelivered Letters to Hudson’s Bay Company Men on the Northwest Coast of America, 1830–57 (U of Washington P, 2003), and Memoirs From Away: A New Found Land Girlhood (Wilfrid Laurier UP, 1999), as well as numerous articles on several forms of Life Writing. She is Professor Emeritus of English, University of Calgary.

Julie F. Codell is Professor of Art History at Arizona State University and affiliate faculty in English, Gender Studies, Film and Media Studies, and Asian Studies. She wrote The Victorian Artist: Artists’ Life Writings in Britain, ca. 1870–1910 (Cambridge UP, 2003; rev. ed. 2012) and edited Transculturation in British Art, 1770–1930 (Ashgate, 2012), Power and Resistance: The Delhi Coronation Durbars (Mapin, 2012), The Political Economy of Art: Making the Nation of Culture (Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2008), Genre, Gender, Race, and World Cinema (Blackwell, 2007), Imperial Co-Histories: National Identities and the British and Colonial Press (Fairleigh Dickinson UP, 2003), and co-edited with Laurel Brake, Encounters in the Victorian Press: Editors, Authors, Readers (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004), and with D. S. Macleod, Orientalism Transposed: The Impact of the Colonies on British Culture (Scolar, 1998), now being translated into Japanese (Hosei UP, 2015). She has written articles and book chapters on artist biopics, as well as on French films and directors.

Jenny M. Davidson teaches eighteenth-century British literature in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University. Her most recent book is Reading Style: A Life in Sentences (Columbia UP, 2014); she is also the author of four novels and two books about eighteenth century literature and culture.

Réal Fillion teaches philosophy at the University of Sudbury, Canada. He is primarily interested in the intersection of philosophy and history and the philosophical implications of historiographical practices. He is the author of Multicultural Dynamics and the Ends of History: Exploring Kant, Hegel, and Marx (2008) and Foucault and the Indefinite Work of Freedom (2012), both from the University of Ottawa Press [End Page 912]

Dale Jacobs is the author of Graphic Encounters: Comics and the Sponsorship of Multimodal Literacy (Bloomsbury Academic, 2013). His essays on comics include “More than Words: Comics as a Means of Teaching Multiple Literacies” in English Journal; “’There are no rules. And here they are’: Scott McCloud’s Making Comics as a Multimodal Rhetoric” in Journal of Teaching Writing; “Marveling at The Man Called Nova: Comics as Multimodal Sponsors of Literacy” in College Composition and Communication; “Webcomics, Multimodality, and Information Literacy” in ImageText; and “Multimodal Constructions of Self: Autobiographical Comics and the Case of Joe Matt’s Peepshow” in Biography. He is the editor of The Myles Horton Reader (U of Tennessee P, 2003) and the co-editor (with Laura Micciche) of A Way to Move: Rhetorics of Emotion and Composition Studies (Boynton Cook/Heinemann, 2003).

Christine Jarvis is Professor of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education at the University of Huddersfield, UK, where she is also Dean of Education and Professional Development. Her research focuses on public pedagogies and on the importance of fiction and the arts in education.

Rachel Koopmans is the author of Wonderful to Relate: Miracle Stories and Miracle Collecting in High Medieval England (U of Pennsylvania P, 2011). She is Associate Professor in the History Department of York University, Toronto.

Joy Logan is Professor in the Division of Spanish and Latin American & Iberian Studies in the Department of Languages and Literatures of Europe and the Americas at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. Her research and publications have focused on gender and ethnic identity construction, the anthropology of adventure, and narrative expression in the Southern Cone.

Susannah B. Mintz is Professor of English at Skidmore College. She is the author, most recently, of Hurt and Pain: Literature and the Suffering Body (Bloomsbury, 2014), and the memoir Match Dot Comedy (2014).

Andy Mousley is Professor of Critical Theory and Renaissance Literature at De Montfort University. He is the author (with Martin Halliwell) of Critical Humanisms...


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