Mieke Bal is Director of the Institute for Cultural Studies, University of Amsterdam.
Stephen Bretzius teaches in the English Department at Chaffey College.
Judith Butler teaches in the Department of Rhetoric at the University of California, Berkeley.
Koenraad Geldof teaches in the literature department at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium.
Christian Jouhaud teaches at the Centre de recherches historiques in the École des hautes études en sciences sociales in Paris.
Cynthia J. Koepp teaches history at Wells College.
Ernesto Laclau teaches in the Department of Government at the University of Essex in England.
Alex Martin is an editorial assistant at South Atlantic Quarterly, where other of his translations are forthcoming.
Kelly Oliver teaches in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin.
Carlo Zei took these photographs at Forte Belvedere in Florence, at the seaside at Forte dei Marmi, and in Prato. He is a PhD candidate in Comparative Literature at Cornell University and has published a few short works of fiction.
Mario Ceroli’s sculptures are reproduced by kind permission of the artist.