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Linda Belau

Linda Belau is assistant professor of English at the George Washington University. In 1997—1998, she was a Rockefeller Fellow at the Institute on Violence, Culture, and Survival for the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and Public Policy. She is currently completing a book length manuscript entitled “Encountering Jouissance: Trauma, Psychosis, Psychoanalysis.”

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Cathy Caruth

Cathy Caruth, professor of Comparative Literature and English, is Director of the Program in Comparative Literature at Emory University. She is author of Unclaimed Experience: Trauma, Narrative, History (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996) and editor of Trauma: Explorations in Memory (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995).

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David Farrell Krell

David Farrell Krell, professor of Philosophy at DePaul University, is author of Of Memory, Reminiscence, and Writing (Indiana University Press, 1990) and of Infectious Nietzsche (Indiana University Press, 1996). He is also editor of Basic Writings: From Being and Time to the Task of Thinking/Martin Heidegger (Routledge, 1993).

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Ellie Ragland

Ellie Ragland is professor of English at the University of Missouri at Columbia. She is the author of Essays on the Pleasures of Death (Routledge, 1995) and Jacques Lacan and the Philosophy of Psychoanalysis (University of Illinois Press, 1987), and editor of Lacan and the Subject of Language (Routledge, 1991).

Petar Ramadanovic

Petar Ramadanovic is an assistant professor of English at the University of New Hampshire. He was a fellow at the Society for the Humanities, Cornell University in 1997-98, and co-edited a special issue of Diacritics in 1998. His monograph Forgetting/Futures will be published by Lexington Books later this year.

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