NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS
JO-ANNE BERELOWITZ is Associate Professor of Art History at San Diego State University. Her work has appeared in Third Text, Genders, The Oxford Art Journal, and the Canadian Journal of Comparative Literature.
RYAN BISHOP, co-author, with Lillian S. Robinson, of Night Market: Sexual Cultures and the Thai Economic Miracle, teaches American Studies at the National University of Singapore. He has published fiction, as well as scholarship in the fields of anthropology, linguistics, cultural studies, and literary criticism and theory
JAMES HEARTFIELD's The Death of the Subject Explained is published by Sheffield Hallam University Press in March 2002. Writer, journalist and lecturer, Heartfield has written for The Times, The Guardian, Blueprint, The Architects' Journal, and The Fiji Times on politics and culture. In 1998 he wrote Need and Desire in the Postmaterial Economy for the Sheffield Hallam University Press and in 2000, Great Expectations: The Creative Industries in the New Economy for Design Agenda. Sustaining Architecture in the Anti-Machine Age, co- edited with Ian Abley, is published by John Wiley and Sons in November 2001.
PETER HITCHCOCK is a Professor of literary and cultural studies at the City University of New York. His books include Working-Class Fiction in Theory and Practice and Imaginary States (forthcoming).
ANN KIBBEY is the Executive Editor of Genders. She is currently completing a book on the semiotics of women characters in contemporary independent films. She is the author of The Interpretation of Material Shapes in Puritanism: A Study of Rhetoric, Prejudice, and Violence (Cambridge University Press) and has co-edited several books, among them On Your Left: Historical Materialism in the 1990s (New York University Press). She has published articles on the semiotics of images in relation to the law in Law/Text/Culture, American Quarterly, Contemporary Legend, and New York Law School Law Review.
LILLIAN S. ROBINSON is Professor and Principal of the Simone de Beauvoir Institute, the women's studies teaching and research unit of Concordia University, Montreal. She is a poet and novelist and, in addition to Night Market: Sexual Cultures and the Thai Economic Miracle (co-authored with Ryan Bishop) has published four books of feminist scholarship and theory.
RON STRICKLAND teaches English at Illinois State University. He is the co-editor (with Christopher Newfield) After Political Correctness: The Humanities and Society in the 1990s (Westview , 1995) and he is the editor of Growing Up Postmodern: Growing Up Postmodern: Neoliberalism and the War on the Young (Rowman and Littlefield, 2002).
SHEILA SULLIVAN is the author of recent articles on the Newgate Novel, the sensational reconstruction of Victorian masculinity, and the Road murder and The Moonstone. She is currently completing a book on gendered professionalism and Victorian law, medicine and literature. With Professor Julie Early, she is also co-editing a collection of essays tentatively titled, The Function of the Courtroom at the Present Time: Reflections on the Trial as Cultural Metatext, 1830-1930.
GAYLE WALD is associate professor of English at The George Washington University, where she teaches African American Literature and cultural studies. Author of Crossing the Line: Racial Passing in Twentieth-Century U.S. Literature and Culture (Duke, 2000), as well as numerous articles about popular music culture, she is currently working on a project on Sister Rosetta Tharpe and the pre-history of "women in rock".