Michael Allan is Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at the University of Oregon and the editor of Comparative Literature. He is the author of In the Shadow of World Literature: Sites of Reading in Colonial Egypt (2016). He is currently writing a book on the travels of the Lumière Brothers film company across North Africa and the Middle East.
Baidik Bhattacharya is Associate Professor at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi, India. He is the author of Postcolonial Writing in the Era of World Literature: Texts, Territories, Globalizations (2018) and coeditor of The Postcolonial Gramsci (2012) and Novel Formations: The Indian Beginning of a European Genre (2018). His essays have appeared in Critical Inquiry, New Literary History, boundary 2, Novel: A Forum on Fiction, Interventions, and Postcolonial Studies, among others.
Debjani Ganguly is Professor of English and Director of the Institute of the Humanities and Global Cultures at the University of Virginia. She is the author of Caste, Colonialism and Counter-Modernity (2005) and This Thing Called the World: The Contemporary Novel as Global Form (2016), and editor of the two volume The Cambridge History of World Literature (2021). She is also the general editor with Francesca Orsini of the book series, Cambridge Studies in World Literature.
Ranjana Khanna is Professor of English, Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies, and the Literature Program at Duke University where she directs the Franklin Humanities Institute. She works on anglo- and francophone postcolonial theory and literature, and film, psychoanalysis, and feminist theory. She is the author of Dark Continents: Psychoanalysis and Colonialism (2003) and Algeria Cuts: Women and Representation 1830 to the present (2008). She has recently completed a book manuscript, Asylum, and is finishing another called Unbelonging.
Daniel Y. Kim is Associate Professor of English and American Studies at Brown University. He is the author of Writing Manhood in Black and Yellow: Ralph Ellison, Frank Chin, and the Literary Politics of Identity (2006) and The Intimacies of Conflict: Cultural Memory and the Korean War (forthcoming).
Sarah Nuttall is Professor of Literature and Director of the Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research (WISER) at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. She is the author or editor of many books, including Johannesburg—The Elusive Metropolis (2008) and Entanglement: Literary and Cultural Reflections on Postapartheid (2009). She co-convenes an NRF-funded research program on "Southern African Literatures: Hydrocolonial Perspectives" at WISER. [End Page 473]
Ignacio M. Sánchez Prado is Jarvis Thurston and Mona van Duyn Professor in the Humanities at Washington University in St. Louis. He works on Mexican literary, film, and cultural studies, and on Latin American theory. His most recent work in English is Strategic Occidentalism: On Mexican Fiction, the Neoliberal Book Market and the Question of World Literature (2018).
Rebecca L. Walkowitz is Distinguished Professor and Chair in English and affiliate faculty in Comparative Literature at Rutgers University. She has published ten books, including as author Cosmopolitan Style: Modernism beyond the Nation (2006) and Born Translated: The Contemporary Novel in an Age of World Literature (2015), and as editor, with Eric Hayot, A New Vocabulary for Global Modernism (2016). [End Page 474]