Zafer Aracagök is an academic/musician who teaches continental philosophy at Bilkent University, Ankara, TR. He is the author of three books (in Turkish) and a number of articles addressing the issues of image, resonance, and noise in continental philosophy and in the philosophy of Deleuze and Guattari in journals such as Pli—The Warwick Journal of Philosophy, Parallax, Third Text and Symploke. For information on his musical work please see: «http://www.myspace.com/sifiro»
Louis Armand directs the Intercultural Studies Programme at Charles University, Prague. He is a member of the EU Commission-sponsored network ACUME2 (Interfacing Sciences, Arts and Humanities), and is the editor of Contemporary Poetics (Northwestern UP, 2007). His other books include Event-States: Discourse, Time, Mediality (2007), Literate Technologies (2006), Mind Factory (ed. 2005) and Technicity (ed. with Arthur Bradley, 2006). He was the founder, in 1994, of the online journal Hypermedia Joyce Studies.
Don Callen is a member of the philosophy faculty at Bowling Green State University. He works in existentialism, continental philosophy, aesthetics and film theory.
Mark Garrett Cooper is Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies at the University of South Carolina. His publications include Love Rules: Silent Hollywood and the Rise of the Managerial Class (University of Minnesota Press, 2003) and essays in Screen, Cultural Critique, and Film Criticism. His new book Universal Women: A Case of Institutional Change (forthcoming from the University of Illinois Press) examines how filmmaking practice contributed to the gendered division of labor in the early US film industry.
Karma R. Chávez is assistant professor of intercultural communication at the University of New Mexico. She holds a Ph.D. from Arizona State University with an emphasis on intercultural communication and rhetoric. Her current research explores the intersections between sexuality and immigration.
Vindra Dass received her MA in English Literature from the University of Central Florida in 2007. Currently residing in NYC, she works at Springer Science and Business Media as an Assitant Editor. Outside of the publishing realm, Vindra still actively pursues her academic research, as she focuses in on West Indian religions and their role in revolutionary movements.
Jean Hillier is Professor of Town and Country Planning at Newcastle University, UK, where she teaches planning theory and professional ethics. Her research interests lie in developing poststructuralist planning theory and relational analyses of participatory strategies and decision-making. Recent books include Shadows of Power: an Allegory of Prudence in Land Use Planning (2002), Habitus: A Sense of Place (2nd edition 2005), Stretching Beyond the Horizon: On Governance, Space and Time (2007), and Critical Essays in Planning Theory (2008, three volumes), which she edited with Patsy Healey as she did Conceptual Challenges for Planning Theory (forthcoming 2009).
Ryan Johnson is a recent graduate of the MA program at Kent State University, where he wrote a thesis entitled, "The Throw: An Introduction to Diagrammatics." He currently teaches philosophy classes in the Humanities department at Houston Community College in Houston, TX. After spending a year teaching and gaining experience in academia, Ryan plans to enter a Doctoral program the following year, where he will focus his studies on twentieth century French philosophy and late Modern philosophy. Ryan has also published an article entitled "Three Interpretations of Hermeneutics" in Existentia: An International Journal of Philosophy (2007).
Clark Lunberry is an Associate Professor in the Deptment of English at the University of North Florida, in Jacksonville, Florida, where he is also a visual artist and poet: «http://www.unf.edu/~clunberr».
Sean Morey teaches writing and digital media in the Department of English at the University of Florida. His research focuses on Gregory L. Ulmer's theories of electracy and addresses the intersection between networks, systems theory, and composition as well as the role of visual rhetoric in constructions of environment. He also designs and maintains the Ichthyology Division's website at the Florida Museum of Natural History, including the website for the International Shark Attack File (ISAF). Along with Sidney I. Dobrin, he is co-editor of the essay collection Ecosee: Image, Rhetoric, Nature (forthcoming SUNY Press).
Craig Osmond is a Lecturer in Criminology at the School of Social Sciences, University of Western Sydney, Australia. His research interests bring post-structuralist theories to bear on a range of topics including: governance of children and young people, restorative justice, punishment, and sexuality. Current projects include: 'post-modern' ethics and its possibilities within crime governance, restorative justice in Indigenous communities, queer sexualities in rural spaces, and sexuality and its lines of desiring production.
Tammy Powley is an Assistant Professor of English for Indian River Community College in Ft. Pierce, Florida. Her research interests include domestic technology, narrative, and digital media. She is the author of numerous arts and crafts book, most recently Making Designer Mixed-Media and Memory Jewelry and Picture Yourself Creating Metal Clay Jewelry, which also includes an instructional DVD. A complete list of her publications is available at her weblog: «http://www.tammypowley.com».
Patrick Prominski is currently completing his MA in Literature at Grand Valley State University. He holds a BA in English from Siena Heights University in Adrian, MI. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Dr. David V. Ruffolo holds Adjunct
Professorships at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of
Toronto (Department of Theory and Policy Studies in Education) and Ryerson
University (Department of Early Childhood Education) in Toronto, Canada.
He has published in the areas of queer theories, higher education,
critical pedagogies, knowledge economics, control societies, and radical
democracies. He has received awards from the Queer Studies Special Interest
Group of the American Educational Research Association and the Canadian Society
for the Study of Higher Education for his work on post-queer politics.
Will Stockton is assistant professor of English at Ball State University. He is the co-editor of Queer Renaissance Historiography: Backward Gaze (forthcoming from Ashgate Press), and is currently finishing a monograph entitled Sex, Sense, and Nonsense: The Anal Erotics of Early Modern Comedy.
Darren Tofts is Associate Professor of Media & Communications at Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne. His most recent book is Illogic of Sense: The Gregory L. Ulmer Remix, edited with Lisa Gye, Alt-X Press, 2006.
Katheryn Wright is a doctoral candidate at Florida State University specializing in media studies and cultural geography. Her research interests include screen studies, the cultural spaces of the city, advertising in contemporary popular culture, biopolitics, and critical theories related to the body and perception. She is currently completing her dissertation that develops a phenomenology of the screen in urban entertainment spaces and features an ethnographic study of the 2008 US Open in New York.