Andrea Bear Nicholas is a Maliseet from Nekotkok (Tobique First Nation). Now professor emeritus at St. Thomas University, she held the chair in Native Studies there from 1993 to 2013 and devoted her career to the study of Maliseet history and the revitalization of the Maliseet language.
Alison Calder teaches Canadian literature and creative writing in the Department of English, Film and Theatre at the University of Manitoba. She has published numerous articles on Canadian Prairie writing, as well as critical editions of two works by Frederick Philip Grove. Her second poetry collection, In the Tiger Park, appeared in 2014.
Elizabeth Cavaliere is a PhD candidate in the Inter-university Doctoral Program in Art History at Concordia University. Her research focusses on the Canadian photographic landscape and sees topographical survey photographs of the nineteenth century as markers of an early Canadian identity and aesthetic in landscape photography.
David Creelman has been teaching at University of New Brunswick–Saint John for more than 20 years and has published articles and a monograph on a variety of Canadian and Maritime writers. He recently provided the afterword for Tony Tremblay’s Literary Ferment in New Brunswick, and in 2015 he was named a 3M Teaching Fellow.
Jane Griffith is a SSHRC postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Social Justice Education at the University of Toronto. Her work focusses on education and residential school history, settler colonial archives, and Canadian print culture.
Philippe Guillaume is a peripatetic artist, photographer, and author based in Montreal. He holds a master’s degree in photography and art history from Concordia University’s Special Individualized Program. He is a member of the Canadian Photography History Research Group based in the Department of Art History at Concordia University.
Cole Harris taught in the 1960s at the University of Toronto, then at the University of British Columbia, and has been retired since 2001. A student of early Canada, his particular interests are in the social and cultural change as immigrants recontextualized themselves in new environments overseas, in settler colonialism and its effects on Aboriginal peoples, and in the geographical pattern of early Canada. His principal books are The Seigneurial System in early Canada (1966); Canada before Confederation (with John Warkentin, 1974); The Resettlement of British Columbia (1997); Making Native Space (2002); and The Reluctant Land (2008). He edited the first volume of the Historical Atlas of Canada (1987).
RENÉE HULAN is a professor of English literature at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia where she teaches Canadian literature. She is the author of Canadian Historical Writing: Reading the Remains (Palgrave, 2014) and Northern Experience and the Myths of Canadian Culture (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2002). From 2005 to 2008, she served with Donald Wright as editor of the Journal of Canadian Studies/Revue d’études canadiennes. She has also edited Native North America: Critical and Cultural Perspectives (ECW, 1999) and, with Renate Eigenbrod, Aboriginal Oral Traditions: Theory, Practice, Ethics (Fernwood, 2008). [End Page 355]
Rachel Alpha Johnston Hurst is an associate professor of women’s and gender studies in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, the author of Surface Imaginations: Cosmetic Surgery, Photography, and Skin (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015), and co-editor of Skin, Culture, and Psychoanalysis (with Sheila L. Cavanagh and Angela Failler, Pal-grave, 2013). Her research is broadly concerned with the relationships between embodiment, (visual) culture, and power, from the perspectives of psychoanalysis and de-colonial thought.
Michèle Lacombe was trained as a literary scholar; she is associate professor in the Indigenous and Canadian studies departments at Trent University, and a former editor of the Journal of Canadian Studies/Revue d’études canadiennes.
Martha Langford is research chair and director of the Gail and Stephen A. Jarislowsky Institute for Studies in Canadian Art and a professor of art history at Concordia University in Montreal. Her publications include Suspended Conversations: The Afterlife of Memory in Photographic Albums (2001); Scissors, Paper, Stone: Expressions of Memory in Contemporary Photographic Art (2007); A Cold War Tourist and His Camera, co-written with John...