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504 Notes on Contributors Notes on Contributors Kelly Crossman is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at McGill University. A formerstaff member ofArchitectural Design, he has worked asan architectural historian for Parks Canada, contributing to their Occasional Papers in Art and Archaeology. Colin Gordon is a graduate of the History Department at the University of Alberta. A recipient of a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Special M.A. Scholarship, he is presently enrolled in graduate studies at York University. Sherrill E. Grace is an Associate Professor of English at the University of BritishColumbia. Shehas published books on Margaret Atwood and Malcolm Lowryand numerous articles on modern Canadian and American literature injournals such as Modern Fiction Studies, Canadian Literature, Journal of Modern Literature and Mosaic. She is currently at work on a study of Expressionism in North American literature. Glenn W. LaFantasie is Senior Editor of Publications at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He has prepared a two-volume edition of The Correspondence of Roger Williams for the Rhode Island Historical Society, which willbe published by Brown University Press/University Press of NewEngland in 1986.A shorter version of this essay was read at the Ninth Annual Forum on Rhode Island History, sponsored by the Rhode Island Historical Society and the Providence Preservation Society, 25 January 1983.He wishes to thank Patricia Caldwell for her helpful comments on an earlier draft. William G. McLaughlin isProfessor of History at Brown University. In 1984 he published two books on the Cherokee: Cherokees and Missionaries (Yale) and Cherokee Ghost Dance (Mercer). Princeton University Press will publish his Cherokee Renascence, 1794-1833next year. Next year as well he will complete a volume on Cherokee history which will cover the years 1839-72. John P. O'Neill is an Associate Professor in the Departement d'etudes anglaises at the Universite de Montreal. In addition to his essays in journals such as Twentieth Century Literature and Modern Fiction Studies, he has published Workable Design: Action and Situation in the Novels of Hen,y James (1973). Graham Petrie has been a member of the English Department at McMaster University since 1964 and has taught film courses there since 1968. His publications include The Cinema of Francois Truffaut (1970) and essays Notes on Contributors 505 inFilm Comment,Film Quarterly, Yale Review,Journal ofEuropean Studies, New Hungarian Quarterly and elsewhere. Robert M. Philmus is Professor of English at Concordia University. In addition to his many essays, he is the author of Into the Unknown: The Evolution of Science Fiction from Francis Godwin toH.G. Wells (1970),and editor (with David Y. Hughes) of H.G. Wells: Early Writings in Science and Science Fiction (1975),aswell as associate editor (withDarko Suvin) ofH.G. Wells and Modern Science Fiction (1977). He is compiler in collaboration with Patrick Parrinder of H.G. Wells's Literary Criticism (1980). Robert Philmus was one of John Berryman's students at Brown University (where the poet was Visiting Professor in 1961-63),and the two remained in touch until the end of Berryman's life. James Oliver Robertson is Professor of History at the University of Connecticut. He is the author of America's Business (1985), No Third Choice: Progressives in National Republican Politics, 1916-1921 (1983) and American Myth, American Reality (1980). Herbert F. Smith is Professor of English at the University of Victoria. His books include Guide to the Manuscript Collection of the Rutgers University Libra,y (1964),John Muir (1965),Literary Criticism of James Russell Lowell (1969), Therese the Philosopher (1970), Richard Watson Gilder (1970), an edition of Washington Irving's Bracebridge Hall (1977) and The Popular American Novel, 1860-1920(1980). News Notes The Canadian Association for American Studies invites proposals from all disciplines in the Humanities and Social Sciences for papers to be delivered at the October 1986meeting, to be held at McGill University, 16-18October 1986.The theme of the conference is "Alternate Visions of America: From Colony to Bicentennial." Proposals should not exceed 250words. Preference will be given to proposals for entire panels (two papers, one commentator). Proposals should be accompanied by a short c.v. of the author. Send proposals and requests for information...


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