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molly ball is assistant professor of English at Eureka College, where she teaches courses on early and nineteenth-century American literature. She is currently at work on a book-length project that explores the political dimensions of narrative time in a wide range of literature, from seduction novels and slave narratives to naturalist texts.

emily conroy-krutz is assistant professor of history at Michigan State University and author of Christian Imperialism: Converting the World in the Early American Republic (Cornell UP, 2015).

marlene l. daut is associate professor of African diaspora studies at the Carter G. Woodson Institute and the Program in American Studies at the University of Virginia. Her first book, Tropics of Haiti: Race and the Literary History of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World, 1789–1865, was published in 2015 by the Liverpool University Press Series in the Study of International Slavery. Her second book, Baron de Vastey and the Origins of Black Atlantic Humanism, is forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan in 2017. She is currently a fellow at the National Humanities Center in Durham, North Carolina, where she is working on her next project, entitled “An Anthology of Haitian Revolutionary Fictions (Age of Slavery).” For more information about the anthology visit the website

todd estes is professor of history and department chair at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. He is the author of The Jay Treaty Debate, Public Opinion, and the Evolution of Early American Political Culture (U of Massachusetts P, 2008) and currently is working on a book about the ratification debate.

mark f. fernandez is the Patricia Carlin O’Keefe Distinguished Professor of History at Loyola University New Orleans.

john j. garcia is assistant professor of English at California State University, North-ridge. His manuscript in progress examines booksellers as agents in the production and consumption of books and other consumer goods, focusing on the print networks that linked colonial and nineteenth-century Americans to transatlantic, hemispheric, and global contexts of book distribution.

philippe girard is professor of history at McNeese State University in Louisiana. He is the author of Toussaint Louverture: A Revolutionary Life (Basic Books, 2016).

gabriele gottlieb earned her PhD in history from the University of Pittsburgh with research on crime and punishment in early America. She is currently associate professor at Grand Valley State University in Michigan. [End Page 841]

philip gould teaches English at Brown University and is currently working on a project about Hawthorne, Lincoln, and the Civil War.

john e. hill is professor emeritus of politics and history at Curry College. He is the author of Revolutionary Values for a New Millennium: John Adams, Adam Smith and Social Virtue (Lexington Books, 2000). In 2007, Lexington Books published a revised and expanded second edition, Democracy, Equality and Justice: John Adams, Adam Smith, and Political Economy. His second book, Adam Smith’s Equality and the Pursuit of Happiness, was published by Palgrave MacMillan in 2016. Curry College has recognized him with several awards and he has received a national award for advising. He blogs for The Public Humanist, produced by MassHumanities.

christopher a. hunter is assistant professor of English at the California Institute of Technology. He is currently completing a book on the history of Benjamin Franklin’s Autobiography.

paul lewis, professor of English at Boston College, is the president of the Poe Studies Association, the editor of The Citizen Poets of Boston, a Collection of Forgotten Poems, 1789–1820 (UP of New England, 2016), and the author, most recently, of A is for Asteroids, Z is for Zombies: A Bedtime Book about the Coming Apocalypse (Andrews McMeel 2017).

mary caton lingold is assistant professor of English at Virginia Commonwealth University. Her current project explores music and sound in the literature of the early Afro-Atlantic world. Her digital humanities work includes the Sonic Dictionary, Provoke! Digital Sound Studies, and Musical Passage: Voyage to 1688 Jamaica, which was reviewed and presented in SX Archipelago: A Small Axe Journal of Digital Practice. Her coedited book collection Digital Sound Studies: A Provocation is forthcoming from Duke UP.

paula loscocco is professor and chair of English at Lehman College at the City University of New York...


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