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TRAVIS ALEXANDER is a Mellon Graduate Fellow at The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. His work has also appeared, or is forthcoming, in boundary 2 and The Quarterly Review of Film and Video.

IAN BALFOUR is Professor of English at York University. He is the author of The Rhetoric of Romantic Prophecy and Northrop Frye. He has edited books and collection of essays on the foreignness of film, human rights, Walter Benjamin, and Jacques Derrida. He's currently finishing a book on the sublime.

JACOB BLEVINS is Professor and Chair of the English department at Sam Houston State University. Dr. Blevins publishes on classical and Renaissance literature, as well as on theory and contemporary television and film. He is also the editor of the comparative literature journal, INTERTEXTS.

ISABEL SOBRAL CAMPOS is Assistant Professor of Literature at Montana Tech of The University of Montana. She is the editor of a forthcoming collection of critical essays on transnational ecopoetics entitled, Ecopoetics and the Global Landcape: Critical Essays (2018). Her essays have appeared in The Emily Dickinson Journal, ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, The Quarterly Review of Film and Video, and elsewhere.

STEVEN DELMAGORI is PhD candidate in English literature at the University at Albany, SUNY. He studies racism and class inequality through readings of African-American fiction in the neoliberal era. He is currently writing a dissertation chapter on neoslave narratives.

JEFFREY R. DI LEO is Dean of Arts & Sciences and Professor of English and Philosophy at the University of Houston-Victoria. He is also Executive Director of SCE. His recent books include Higher Education under Late Capitalism (2017) and American Literature as World Literature (2017). His forthcoming book is the Bloomsbury Handbook of Literary and Cultural Theory (2018).

LEE EDELMAN is Fletcher Professor of English Literature at Tufts University. He is the author, most recently, of No Future: Queer Theory and the Death Drive (2004), L'impossible homosexuel: Huit essais de théorie queer (2013), and, with Lauren Berlant, Sex, or the Unbearable (2014). [End Page 556]

TOM EYERS is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Duquesne University. His most recent book is Speculative Formalism: Literature, Theory, and the Critical Present (2017).

ABRAM FOLEY is Lecturer of Literature and the Creative Industries at the University of Exeter. He is currently completing a book on editorial theory and postwar American literature. His writing has appeared or is forthcoming in ASAP/Journal, Affirmations: Of the Modern, Criticism, and Textual Practice and he also edits ASAP/J.

JOHN FREEMAN is a professor at the University of Detroit Mercy. He is a Renaissance scholar with a wide range of research interests, ranging from Shakespeare's Hamlet and Thomas More's Utopia to issues involved in digital media and popular culture (such as the MTV series Catfish and the holographic "resurrection" of Tupac Shakur). The full range of his scholarly work can be explored at the following website:

CAROLINE SINAVAIANA GABBARD, Ph.D., is a daughter of Samoa, poet, essayist, environmentalist and scholar/activist based in Honolulu and Apia. Her books, poems, essays and reviews appear in national and international journals. She recently retired as professor of English from the University of Hawai'i Manoa, and continues to serve as Regional Liaison and senior advisor to the Ford Foundation Doctoral Fellowship Program. Sinavaiana also serves as Consultant for Organization, Research and Development for the Gaualofa Trust, a Samoa-based NGO devoted to the preservation of Indigenous knowledges and history throughout Pacific Islander communities at home and abroad.

HENRY A. GIROUX currently holds the McMaster University Chair for Scholarship in the Public Interest in the English and Cultural Studies Department and is the Paulo Freire Distinguished Scholar in Critical Pedagogy. His most recent book is American Nightmare: Facing the Challenge of Fascism (2018).

ROBIN TRUTH GOODMAN is a Professor and Associate Chair of English at Florida State University. Her published works include Gender for the Warfare State: Literature of Women in Combat (2016) and Literature and the Development of Feminist Theory (edited collection, 2015). She is currently completing a monograph entitled Promissory Notes: On the Literary Conditions of Debt and editing two volumes for Bloomsbury: The Bloomsbury...


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