Derek Beaudry holds a PhD in Hispanic and Portuguese Studies from the University of Pennsylvania. His research interests include 20th- and 21st-century Latin American literature and film, with a particular focus on Brazil and Mexico, as well as on the intersections of literature and continental philosophy. His work has been published in The Latin American Literary Review and CR: The New Centennial Review. He is a Lecturer at the University of North Georgia.
Carolina Castellanos Gonella is an Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese at Dickinson College. She obtained her PhD from Vanderbilt University (2010) in both Brazilian and Spanish American literature. She has a Masters in Latin American Literature from the University of Massachusetts Amherst (2004), and a Masters in Portuguese from Vanderbilt University (2007). Her areas of specialization are contemporary Brazilian and Mexican literature and culture with an emphasis on Gender and Sexuality Studies.
Benjamin A. Cowan received his AB from Harvard University and his MA and PhD from UCLA. His interest in right-wing radicalism, morality, sexuality, and 20th-century imperialism has led him to research focused on Cold War Brazil, with a specialization in the cultural and gender history of the post-1964 era. His book Securing Sex: Morality and Repression in the Making of Cold War Brazil (University of North Carolina Press, 2016) won book awards from the Latin American Studies Association, the Southern Historical Association, and the Southeastern Conference on Latin American Studies. He has also published articles in American Quarterly, The Journal of the History of Sexuality, The Hispanic American Historical Review, Radical History Review, Latin American Research Review, and other venues. He is currently writing a second monograph illuminating the rise of the contemporary Right as a Brazilian and transnational process.
Carlos Garrido Castellano is a Lecturer of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American Studies at the University College Cork. His research interests focus on visual culture, critical theory and collaborative artistic practices. He has authored several books on contemporary creative practices and the legacies of colonialism. [End Page 137]
Marta Lança is a PhD student in Artistic Studies at FCSH–Universidade Nova de Lisboa where she holds a postgraduate degree in Portuguese Literature. She has been working as a journalist, translator, editor (of platform buala.org) and producer. Her major focus is on the contemporary culture of African Portuguese-speaking countries, where she often travels to work in the areas of memorialization and the discourse of cultural activities.
Dana A. Meredith is a PhD candidate in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Kansas. Her main areas of interest include contemporary Mexican narrative, theatre, film, feminism, gender studies, masculinity studies, and historical fiction.
Robert Patrick Newcomb is an Associate Professor of Luso-Brazilian Studies at the University of California, Davis. He is the author of Nossa and Nuestra América: Inter-American Dialogues (Purdue, 2011) and Iberianism and Crisis: Spain and Portugal at the Turn of the Twentieth Century (Toronto, 2018), co-editor of Beyond Tordesillas: New Approaches to Comparative Luso-Hispanic Studies (Ohio State, 2017), and translator of Alfredo Bosi's Brazil and the Dialectic of Colonization (Illinois, 2015). His areas of specialization include comparative approaches to the literatures of the Portuguese- and Spanish-speaking worlds, late-nineteenth-century literary culture, and Lusophone poetics and translation. [End Page 138]