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271 CONTRIBUTORS Robert Appelbaum is a professor of English literature at Uppsala University in Sweden. His research focuses on early modern studies, food studies, and terrorism studies. In 2007 he received the Roland H. Bainton Prize for Aguecheek’s Beef, a discussion of the culture of food and writing in the Renaissance. His most recent books are Dishing It Out: In Search of the Restaurant Experience (2011), Working the Aisles: A Life in Consumption (2014),Terrorism before the Letter: Mythography and PoliticalViolence in England,Scotland and France 1559–1642 (2015), and The Aesthetics of Violence: Art, Fiction, Drama and Film (2017). Elena Daniele is a professor of practice in Italian at Tulane University in New Orleans. She pursues research in early modern ethnographic travel writing, particularly the Italian contribution to the early exploration of the Americas. Rebecca Earle is a professor of history at the University of Warwick in Coventry.She is the author of several books on SpanishAmerican cultural and political history. Her current research explores the cultural significance of food and eating and the impact of NewWorld foods on early modern European mentalities and political culture. Julie Gammon is an associate professor of history at the University of Southampton in Southampton. Her work on sexual violence against womeninthelongeighteenthcenturyisforthcomingfromManchester University Press. She is also interested in histories of sodomy and in portrayals of gypsies as criminals in eighteenth-­ century England. Rachel B. Herrmann is a lecturer in modern American history at Cardiff University in Cardiff.She is currently completing a manu­script titled No Useless Mouth: How Native American and Black Revolution­ aries Lost the Fight against Hunger for Cornell University Press. Her previous research has appeared in Diplomatic History, Labor: Studies in Working-­ Class History of the Americas, The Routledge History of American Foodways,The Routledge History of Food,Slavery &Abolition, 272 CONTRIBUTORS and the William and Mary Quarterly.She blogs regularly for The Junto: A Group Blog on Early American History. Jessica S. Hower is an assistant professor of history at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas. Her research focuses on the signifi­ cance of the Tudor century to the formation and development of Britain and its empire. Her monograph Tudor Empire: The Making of Britain and the British Atlantic World, 1485–1603 is forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan. Gregory D. Smithers is a professor at Virginia Commonwealth Uni­ versity in Richmond. He is the author of numerous books and articles about Native American and African American history, his latest being The Cherokee Diaspora: An Indigenous History of Migration, Resettlement, and Identity (2015). Jared Staller is a faculty member and history department coordinator at St. Francis Episcopal School in Houston, Texas. His monograph Converging on Cannibals:Terrors of Slaving inAtlanticAfrica,1509–1670 is forthcoming from Ohio University Press. Kelly L. Watson is an associate professor of history and a member of the faculty of women’s and gender studies at Avila University in Kansas City,Missouri.She is the author of Insatiable Appetites:Imperial Encounters with Cannibals in the North Atlantic World (2015). Matt Williamson is a senior lecturer in British literature at the Uni­ versity of Oslo in Norway. He specializes in the study of food in the drama of the early modern period.His PhD thesis at Queen’s University Belfastwasentitled“Hunger,AppetiteandthePoliticsof theRenaissance Stage.” ...


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