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  • Contributors

Ridvan Askin is Postdoc in American and General Literatures at the University of Basel. His recent publications include two co-edited volumes, Aesthetics in the 21st Century, a special issue of Speculations: A Journal of Speculative Realism (2014) and Literature, Ethics, Morality: American Studies Perspectives (Narr Verlag, 2015). His first book, Narrative and Becoming, is forthcoming from Edinburgh University Press in 2016.

Rémy Besson is a postdoctoral researcher at LLA-CREATIS (Université de Toulouse II, 2014–15) and he is also affiliated with the Centre de Recherches Intermédiales sur les arts, lettres et techniques (CRIalt, Montréal). Previously, he defended his PhD thesis in History on Claude Lanzmann’s Shoah at EHESS (Paris) under the supervision of Christian Delage. He was also a postdoctoral researcher at the CRIalt (2012–14), where he oversaw the scientific coordination of the international research project Archiver à l’époque du numérique.

Bruno Chaouat is Professor and Chair, Department of French and Italian, University of Minnesota. He is currently finishing his third book entitled, Is Theory Good for the Jews? French Thought and the New Antisemitism (under contract with Liverpool University Press).

Karin Littau is Professor in the Department of Literature, Film, and Theatre Studies at the University of Essex and a member of the Executive Committee of the British Comparative Literature Association. She has published on book and film history, comparative media, translation, and reception studies. Her next book is a history of literature and film for Routledge; others include Theories of Reading: Books, Bodies and Bibliomania and most recently the co-edited volume Cinematicity in Media History.

Eric Méchoulan teaches at the Université de Montréal. He has recently published La culture de la mémoire, ou comment se débarrasser du passé? (2008), D’où nous viennent nos idées? Métaphysique et intermédialité (2010), and La crise du discours économique (2011).

Juergen E. Mueller is Professor of Media Studies at the University of Bayreuth, Germany. His main fields of research include multi- and intermediality; the history of audiovisions and of television; media networks; film and semiohistory; and media theories. He has published numerous books, most recently Texte, Medien, Kontexte (with Charles Nouledo & Hendrik [End Page 196] Stiemer, eds. Münster, 2015/6), and Campus-TV und Radio Schalltwerk on Galaxy – Geschichten zweier Abenteuer (with Marcel Göken & Elisa-Maria Jeschina, eds. Münster, 2016). He has also published numerous articles on intermediality, French cinema, media genres, a network-history of media, mediality in the digital era, and media and power, in scholarly journals and in collected volumes.

Matthew Mullins is Assistant Professor of English and History of Ideas at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and author of Postmodernism in Pieces: Materializing the Social in U.S. Fiction, forthcoming from Oxford University Press.

Will Straw is Professor in the Department of Art History and Communications Studies at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. He is the author of Cyanide and Sin: Visualizing Crime in 1950s America, and over 130 articles on film, music and urban culture. He is a member of the editorial board of the journal Intermédialités. His current research focuses on the media and culture of the urban night.

Monique Martinez Thomas is Professor of Spanish Literature at the University of Toulouse and currently Head of the Doctoral School of Toulouse. Her primary research field is the theory and practice of theater with the company Les Anachroniques. Her secondary field is Arts and Innovation, in collaboration with a business cluster, STARS. She is the author of several publications, most recently La escuela de los dispositivos: un nuevo acercamiento al arte (Ciudad Real: Ñaque, 2014).

Johanne Villeneuve is professor of literature and cinema at the Département d’études littéraires of the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). Her research has focused on intermedial studies, narrative theory and cultural memory. Among her recent publications is a book on French cinematographer Chris Marker: Chris Marker, la compagnie des images (Paris: Presses du Réel, 2013).

Christophe Wall-Romana is associate professor in the department of French and Italian, and affiliated faculty in the graduate major for moving image studies at the University of Minnesota. He...


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