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CODY BARTEET is an Associate Professor of Art History in the Department of Visual Arts at the University of Western Ontario. He has published several works on the art, architecture, and mapping traditions in colonial Yucatán. His recent work on Yucatecan mapping traditions has appeared in Imago Mundi and RACAR: Revue d’art canadienne/Canadian Art Review.

SARAH BIRD is the author of nine novels. Her latest and fifth published by Knopf is Above the East China Sea. Sarah has also been a Moth Radio Hour storyteller, a writer for Oprah’s Magazine, NY Times, Real Simple, Mademoiselle, Glamour, Salon, Daily Beast, Ladies Home Journal, Good Housekeeping, MS, Texas Observer, and a columnist for Texas Monthly. She has been a screenwriter for Paramount, CBS, Warner Bros, National Geographic, ABC, TNT, and several independent producers. Her original screenplay, Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen, is currently being developed by Pantheon of Women films.

ALEXANDRA COOK is an Associate Professor of medieval literature at the University of Alabama. Her primary research interests are in medieval rhetoric, Chaucer studies, and southern American medievalisms. Recent articles include “The Erotics of Amplification in Pamphilus de Amore” (Neophilologus 97.1 [2013]: 215–229); “Critical Medievalism and the New South: Red Rock and Gone With the Wind” (SCR 30.2 [2013]: 32–52); and an essay forthcoming in the book collection Chaucer: Visual Approaches (UPenn 2016).

ELIZABETH CORNELL recently completed a post-doctoral fellowship in English at Fordham University and assumed an alt-ac (alternative academic) position there as Director of IT Communications. She is a collaborative editor of Digital Yoknapatawpha, a critical database, interactive map, timeline, and network visualization under development at the University of Virginia. Her current book project investigates the engagement modernist American writers with popularizations of Einstein and relativity theory.

NATHALIE DEBRAUWERE-MILLER is an Associate Professor of French & Francophone Studies, Jewish Studies and Feminist Theory at Vanderbilt University. She is the author of Envisager Dieu avec Edmond Jabès (Paris, Editions du Cerf, 2007) and the editor of The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict in the Francophone World (New York, Routledge, 2010). She has published numerous articles in the US and Europe. She is currently working on the representations of terrorism and the cult of martyrdom in Francophone literature (Arab-Muslim and Jewish writers); and completing a manuscript on victimhood and conflicts among minorities in contemporary France.

ERIC DOISE is an Assistant Professor of English at Southwest Minnesota State University and a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer. His work has appeared in Extrapolation (“Are They Real and Really Different from Us?: Testimony and Simulation in Radio Free [End Page 154] Albemuth,” 53.2: 183–204); and Film Criticism (“Unorthodox Iconography: Russian Orthodox Icons in Battleship Potemkin,” 33.3: 50–66). His current book manuscript is Impersonating the Witness: What Testimonial Fiction Can Teach Us About Testimony.

TAYLOR HAGOOD is Associate Professor of American literature at Florida Atlantic University. He is the author of Faulkner’s Imperialism: Space, Place, and the Materiality of Myth (2008); Secrecy, Magic, and the One-Act Plays of Harlem Renaissance Women Writers (2010); and Faulkner, Writer of Disability (2014). In addition to literary criticism, he has published short fiction and reviews of poetry in such journals as China Grove, Cold Mountain Review, SNReview, and The Rumpus.

MICHAEL MEWSHAW is the author of 11 novels and 9 books of non-fiction, the most recent being Sympathy for the Devil: Four Decades of Friendship with Gore Vidal. He lives in Key West in winter and in Europe for the rest of the year.

DONALD REID is Professor of History at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. He is the author of The Miners of Decazeville and Paris Sewers and Sewermen, both of which have recently appeared in French translation, as well as a book of essays on the memory of the Resistance in France. He has published extensively on the radical impetus in France of the 1968 years and is completing a book on the Lip Affair.

VICTORIA L. SMITH is Associate Professor of English at Texas State University. Her research interests include modernist women writers, gender theory, classical Hollywood cinema, and popular culture. She has published...


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