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Rebecca A. Adelman

Rebecca A. Adelman is associate professor in the Department of Media and Communication Studies at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She is the author of Beyond the Checkpoint: Visual Practices in America's Global War on Terror (University of Massachusetts Press, 2014) and Figuring Violence: Affective Investments in Perpetual War (Fordham University Press, 2019).

Christine Ahn

Christine Ahn is the founder and international coordinator of Women Cross DMZ, a global movement of women mobilizing to end the Korean War, reunite families, and ensure women's leadership in peace building. In 2015, on the seventieth anniversary of Korea's division by Cold War powers, she led thirty international women peacemakers across the De-Militarized Zone, the world's most fortified border, from North Korea to South Korea. They walked with ten thousand Korean women on both sides of the DMZ and held peace symposia in Pyongyang and Seoul to discuss the urgent need for women to advance a peace treaty to formally end the Korean War. She is also cofounder of the Korea Policy Institute, Global Campaign to Save Jeju Island, the National Campaign to End the Korean War, and the Korea Peace Network. Her op-eds have appeared in the New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, CNN, and the Nation. She has delivered keynote addresses at major universities including Harvard University, Stanford University, the University of California at Berkeley, Pomona College, Wellesley College, and the University of Toronto. She has worked with leading US-based human rights and social justice organizations, including the Global Fund for Women, the Oakland Institute, the Institute for Food and Development Policy, the Women of Color Resource Center, National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, and the Nautilus Institute for Security and Sustainable Development.

Feyzi Baban

Feyzi Baban is associate professor of Political Studies and International Development at Trent University, Peterborough, Canada. His research encompasses topics such as cosmopolitan theory, the politics of citizenship in late modern societies, and alternative forms of modernity in non-Western cultures. His work is published in several edited book collections and in journals such as Global Society, European Journal of Social Theory, Citizenship Studies, and Studies of Political Economy. Some of his recent publications include "The Past Is a Different City: Istanbul, Memoirs, and Multiculturalism," published in Istanbul: Living with Difference in a Global City (Rutgers University Press, 2018) and "Living with Others: Fostering Radical Cosmopolitanism through Citizenship Politics," with Kim Rygiel, in Ethics and Global Politics (2017).

Wendy Cheng

Wendy Cheng is associate professor and chair of American studies at Scripps College. She is the author of The Changs Next Door to the Díazes: Remapping Race and Suburban California (University of Minnesota Press, 2013) and coauthor of A People's Guide to Los Angeles (University of California Press, 2012). Her articles and essays have appeared in publications including Identities, Journal of Asian American Studies, Journal of Urban History, Boom, and the Los Angeles Review of Books.

Juan De Lara

Juan De Lara is associate professor of American studies and ethnicity at the University of Southern California. He is the author of Inland Shift: Race, Space, and Capital in Southern California (University of California Press, 2018). His articles and essays have appeared in publications including Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space, and the Labor Studies Journal.

Ricardo Dominguez

Ricardo Dominguez is a cofounder of the Electronic Disturbance Theater 1.0 (EDT), a group that developed Virtual-Sit-In technologies in 1998 in solidarity with the Zapatista communities in Chiapas, Mexico. With Electronic Disturbance Theater 2.0 (Brett Stalbaum, micha cárdenas, Dr. Amy Sara Carroll, and Elle Mehrmand) he created the Transborder Immigrant Tool, a GPS cellphone safety net tool for crossing the Mexico–US border. He was a Society for the Humanities Fellow at Cornell University (2017–18) and a Rockefeller Fellow (Bellagio Center, Italy) during the summer of 2018. Ricardo is also an associate professor in Visual Arts Department at UCSD.

Chris A. Eng

Chris A. Eng is assistant professor of English and the Emerson Faculty Fellow at Syracuse University. He is currently completing his book manuscript, Extravagant Provisions: Constraint and Queer Conviviality in...


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