KAREN BAMFORD is a professor of English at Mount Allison University, New Brunswick, Canada, where she teaches modern drama and Renaissance literature. Author of Sexual Violence on the Jacobean Stage, she is also coeditor of several volumes, including Maternity and Romance Narratives in Early Modern England.
BRIAN E. G. COOK is an assistant professor of theatre at the University of Alaska Anchorage. He received his PhD in theatre arts from the University of Oregon and his MA from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and King’s College, London. His research focuses on contemporary British theatre, particularly on the work of the Cherub Company in the United Kingdom and abroad between 1978 and 2003. Brian has presented at conferences including “Subsidy, Patronage and Sponsorship” at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the Mid-America Theatre Conference, and the American Society for Theatre Research and has published articles and reviews in Performing Arts Resources and Theatre Survey.
JENNIFER DOUGLAS is the program director of Graduate Studies at the American Public University System, where she leads initiatives to support graduate students in their journey toward a graduate degree. She received her PhD in English at the University of Rochester. She was an assistant professor of English at Trinity Christian College, Chicago, before transitioning to the role of graduate professional development director at West Virginia University.
ANN HAUGO is an associate professor in the School of Theatre and Dance and core faculty with the Women’s and Gender Studies Program and the minor [End Page 377] in Native American Studies at Illinois State University. She coedited with Scott Magelssen Querying Difference in Theatre History. Her publications on American Indian and First Nations theatre have appeared in books such as The Color of Theatre: A Critical Sourcebook in Race and Performance, American Indian Theater in Performance: A Reader, The Cambridge Companion to Native American Literature, and Blackwell’s A Companion to Twentieth-Century American Drama, as well as various academic journals and periodicals. She is a past president of the Mid-America Theatre Conference and she formerly served on the advisory board for Project HOOP (Honoring Our Origins and People through Native Theatre, Education, and Community Development).
CHANDRA OWENBY HOPKINS holds an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University and a PhD from the University of Kansas. Her articles, reviews, and chapters have appeared in Theatre Survey, Theatre Annual, and the collection Performing Objects and Theatrical Things. As a dramaturg, she has worked with Georgia Shakespeare and the Tennessee Shakespeare Company. In 2013, Chandra joined the faculty of Converse College as an assistant professor of theatre, teaching and directing within the School of the Arts.
RHONA JUSTICE-MALLOY is a professor of theatre at the University of Mississippi. She is a coeditor of and contributor to the book Enacting History. She has served as the editor of Theatre History Studies. She is a member of the National Theatre Conference and a fellow of the Mid-America Theatre Conference.
JOZEFINA KOMPORALY is a London-based linguist and academic working on cultural exchanges between Anglophone and European literary traditions. Her publications include Staging Motherhood: British Women Playwrights, 1956 to the Present and numerous articles in edited collections and academic journals. Jozefina is the editor and cotranslator of the first English-language anthology of Matéi Visniec’s plays, Matéi Visniec: How to Explain the History of Communism to Mental Patients and Other Plays, and she is currently working on a monograph on radical revivals as adaptation for Palgrave. As a translator, she champions the literatures of small European nations, in particular Hungarian and Romanian, and is preparing a critical edition of plays by Transylvanian playwright and dramaturg András Visky.
KARIN MARESH is an associate professor of communication arts at Washington & Jefferson College in Washington, Pennylvania, where she teaches [End Page 378] theatre, film, and gender and women’s studies courses. She is also a director and performer. Her scholarship has appeared in the journals Theatre Journal and Theatre Survey and in the book International Women Stage Directors.
A native of San Antonio, Texas, IRMA MAYORGA is a Chicana scholar/theatremaker. Working with collaborator Virginia Grise, she conceived and wrote the solo work The Panza...