rhizomes.03 fall 2001

Contributors' Notes

Robert P. Marzec is an assistant professor of literature in the Department of English at the State University of New York at Fredonia. He is the founding editor of Crossings, and has published in boundary 2 and Janus Head. He is currently at work on a book entitled Land and Empire.

Syed Manzurul Islam is a senior lecturer in English and Modern Studies at the University of Gloucestershire, UK. He is the author of The Ethics of Travel: from Marco Polo to Kafka( MUP '96) and a collection of short stories The Mapmakes of Spitalfields (Peepal Tree Press '97). He also has written articles on postcolonial topics for British journals such as: Textual Practice, New Formations, Literature & History, and Intervention. Currently he is finishing a novel entitled Burrowing the Stepland.

Ramona Fernandez is Assistant Professor in the Department of American Thought and Language at Michigan State University. "Whose Encyclopedia" is a revised version of one chapter from her recently published book Imagining Literacy: Rhizomes of Knowledge in American Culture and Literature (Texas, 2001).

Carol Siegel, Professor of English and Cultural Studies at Washington State University, Vancouver, is the author of Lawrence among the Women (1991), Male Masochism: Modern Revisions of the Story of Love (1995), and New Millennial Sexstyles (2000), as well as various articles on Victorian literature, twentieth-century literature, and film. She co-edits the interdisciplinary journals Rhizomes and Genders.

Laura Stempel lives in Chicago, where she has a consulting practice and is currently obsessed with making collages.

Davin Heckman designed the Flash work on "Whose Encyclopedia?" and "The War Machine and Capitalism".

Thomas Swiss, Steve Duffy, Jason Nelson introduce themselves and their hypermedia personae on the Hyperrhiz site.