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Mollie Godfrey, assistant professor of English at James Madison University, is the co-editor with Vershawn Ashanti Young of Neo-Passing: Performing Identity after Jim Crow (Illinois, 2018). She has published articles on Pauline Hopkins, Nella Larsen, Richard Wright, John Steinbeck, and community-engaged pedagogy. She has received the Conference of Community Writing Outstanding College-Community project award and the Pauline Hopkins Society Memorial Scholarship Award. She is working on a book-length project titled "Black Humanisms: Race, Gender, and the Fictions of Segregation" and an edited volume titled "Conversations with Lorraine Hansberry."

Rebbeca Macmillan, 2016–2017 American Association of University Women Austin Branch Fellow, is a postdoctoral lecturer in English at The University of Texas at Austin. She is currently writing a book titled "Archival Poetics: Ordinary Crisis in Contemporary Literature."

Jaclyn Partyka is instructor of English and Literature at Temple University, where she received her PhD. She is writing a monograph titled "Notorious Doppelgängers: Reading the Anxieties of Contemporary Authorship."

Jill Richards, assistant professor of English at Yale University, has published articles on suffragette riots, German cinema, Elena Ferrante, young adult novels, and feminist "sex wars." She is working on a book titled "Inhumanities: Women's Rights, Human Rights, and the International Avant-Gardes."

Brian Kim Stefans is associate professor of English at the University of California, Los Angeles. His numerous published books of essays and poems include Word Toys: Poetry and Technics (Alabama, 2017), For a New Urbanism (Make Now, 2017), What Is Said to the Poet Concerning Flowers (Factory School, 2006), and Fashionable Noise: On Digital Poetics (Atelos, 2003). He has published articles on poetry and poetics, continental philosophy, technology, and popular music. In addition to his poetry, Stefans has created a number of recognized digital literary works that can be found on his website, He is currently writing books titled "Extremes and Moderations: Los Angeles Poetry 1850–1985" and "Scavenged Luxury: LA Punk/Post-Punk 1977–1987."

Jini Kim Watson is associate professor of English and comparative literature at New York University. She is the author of The New Asian City: Three-Dimensional Fictions of Space and Urban Form (Minnesota, 2011) and co-editor with Gary Wilder of The Postcolonial Contemporary (forthcoming from Fordham). She has published articles on postcolonial Asia-Pacific literature and film; her current work in progress is a book-length project on postcolonial authoritarianism and literary cultures. [End Page 172]



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