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ANGELA BERKLEY <> is a lecturer at the University of Michigan, where she has been teaching a range of writing and literature courses since 2006. She currently teaches first-year writing and works as a writing consultant at the U of M’s Sweetland Center for Writing. Her research and teaching interests include nineteenth-century literary naturalism and visual culture and the uses of visual media in writing pedagogy.

JEFFREY HERLIHY-MERA <> is president of the College English Association-Caribbean Chapter and a member of the Humanities Department at the University of Puerto Rico, where he is a distinguished researcher. His books include In Paris or Paname: Hemingway’s Expatriate Nationalism and the edited volume Paris in American Literatures: On Distance as a Literary Resource, which has just been rereleased in paperback.

GARY EDWARD HOLCOMB <> is in the Department of African American Studies at Ohio University. His books include Claude McKay, Code Name Sasha: Queer Black Marxism and the Harlem Renaissance and Hemingway and the Black Renaissance. His scholarship has also appeared in such journals as Arizona Quarterly and Callaloo. Forthcoming books are Teaching Hemingway and Race and New Chester Himes Criticism, and he is coediting a special issue of ELN on “Sexing the Left.”

MATTHEW HURWITZ <> teaches British and Anglophone literature and First Year Writing at UMass Lowell. He is currently working on manuscripts about the representation of Japan in Angela Carter’s 1970s writing and about the impact of technological and touristic innovations on how cruise ships are depicted in postwar Anglophone Caribbean literature.

JO ANN MORAN CRUZ <> has published the articles “E. M. Forster’s A Passage to India: What Really Happened in the Caves,” “Dante, Purgatorio II and the Jubilee of Boniface VIII,” and “Popular Attitudes towards Islam in Medieval Europe,” among others. She has published The Growth of English Schooling 1340-1548, coauthored Medieval Worlds, and is completing a book entitled A Question of Obedience: The Marital Tribulations of an Elizabethan Family. She teaches at Georgetown University. [End Page 571]

LARA SAVU WALKER <> is the author of Postmortem Postmodernists: The Afterlife of the Author in Recent Narrative (2009), as well as several articles and reviews and is currently editing a collection of essays on The Good Life and the Greater Good in a Global Context. Between 2008 and 2010 she was an assistant professor in the Modern Languages Department at the University of Bucharest, Romania, where she taught ESL and American literature courses. She now teaches as an adjunct at the University of South Carolina, Columbia.

ROBERT YEATES <> is a PhD student in English at the University of Exeter. His article “Bioshock and the Uncanny: The City of Rapture as Haunted House” recently appeared in the journal Foundation. His dissertation looks at portrayals of cities in postapocalyptic literature, film, and other media, tracing the urban anxieties they reflect from the early nineteenth century to the present day. [End Page 572]



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