Notes on Contributors


G Douglas Barrett
G Douglas Barrett is an artist, musician, and writer. His work is exhibited, performed, and published throughout North America, Europe, and Japan. The recipient of a 2013 Franklin Furnace Fund award for his record project Two Transcriptions/Ode to Schoenberg, he also received a recent DAAD grant to Berlin. Barrett’s essays have been published in journals such as Mosaic and Contemporary Music Review. The present essay forms part of a forthcoming book-length project outlining contemporary critical musical practices.

Eugenio Di Stefano
Eugenio Di Stefano is an Assistant Professor of Latin American Literature and Culture at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He has published articles on the discourse of human rights, the work of Roberto Bolaño, and Latin American painting in the Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies, Revista de Estudios Hispánicos, and MLN, respectively. He is currently working on a book manuscript titled The Vanishing Frame: Latin American Culture and Theory in the Postdictatorial Era.

Melanie Doherty
Melanie Doherty is Assistant Professor of English and Director of Writing at Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia. Her most recent article focuses on Reza Negarestani’s Cyclonopedia: Complicity with Anonymous Materials in the collection Oil Culture (University of Minnesota Press, forthcoming 2014). Her research interests include contemporary and experimental American literature, environmental and globalization studies, digital culture, and Continental theory.

Tom Eyers
Tom Eyers is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. He is the author of two monographs: Lacan and the Concept of the Real appeared with Palgrave in 2012, and Post-Rationalism: Psychoanalysis, Epistemology and Marxism in Postwar France was published with Bloomsbury in 2013. His current book project is entitled ‘Speculative Formalism: The Poetics of Form in Literature, Philosophy and Science.’

Bécquer Seguín
Bécquer Seguín is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Romance Studies at Cornell University. During the 2014-2015 academic year, he will be a Mellon Sawyer Seminar Graduate Fellow. His dissertation tracks the development and circulation of political and aesthetic forms of representation between Latin America and Spain during the nineteenth century. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Hispania and The Comparatist, as well as in several edited volumes, and he currently serves on the editorial board of diacritics.

Martin Murray
Martin Murray is Deputy Head of the School of Media, Culture and Communications at London Metropolitan University. He has published articles on a number of diverse 20th and 21st-century subjects. These have included pieces on the life and/or work of Jacques Derrida, Andy Warhol, Ludwig Wittgenstein and Virginia Woolf. He is currently completing a book on Jacques Lacan.

Sally Robinson
Sally Robinson is Associate Professor of English and an affiliate of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Texas A&M University. She is the author of Engendering the Subject (1991), Marked Men: White Masculinity in Crisis (2000), and articles in Genders, Modern Fiction Studies, Contemporary Literature, and other journals. She is currently working on a book entitled “Fantasies of Authenticity: Gender and Anti-Consumerism in Contemporary American Culture.”

Daniel Stout
Daniel Stout is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Mississippi. He has published essays in Novel and ELH, and is the co-editor (with Jason Potts) of Theory Aside, a collection exploring alternative histories for critical theory forthcoming from Duke University Press in 2014.

Paul Youngquist
Paul Youngquist is Professor of English at the University of Colorado Boulder. He writes on science fiction, British Romanticism, Caribbean resistance, and contemporary music. He is currently writing a book on the music and poetry of Sun Ra.