Thomas Cartelli (Muhlenberg College) is author of Repositioning Shakespeare: National Formations, Postcolonial Appropriations (Routledge, 1999) and of Marlowe, Shakespeare, and the Economy of Theatrical Experience (Pennsylvania, 1991). He is co-author, with Katherine Rowe, of New Wave Shakespeare on Screen, a study of experimental and avant-garde filmic appropriations of Shakespeare, forthcoming from Polity Press, 2006.
Alice Dailey is Assistant Professor of English at Villanova University. The focus of her research is devotional, hagiographic, and martyrological literature, particularly passion drama and martyr narratives. Her book-in-progress, The Structure of Suffering: Martyrdom and the English Reformation, studies the interplay between Reformation history and the structures of martyrological discourse. Additionally, she is co-editing, with Lowell Gallagher, a volume of essays on Mel Gibson's film, The Passion of the Christ. Her publications include articles on John Foxe's Book of Martyrs and George Chapman's The Widow's Tears.
Daniel Juan Gil is Assistant Professor of English at TCU in Ft. Worth, Texas. He is the author of Before Intimacy: Asocial Sexuality in Early Modern England (Minnesota, 2006), as well as articles that have appeared in Shakespeare Quarterly, ELH, Modern Language Studies, and Common Knowledge. His scholarship focuses on the ways in which early modern representations of emotions define social connections that depart from the conventional social norms of early modern England.
Sarah Hatchuel lectures in English at the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne and teaches "Shakespeare on Screen" at the University of Paris VII. She received her doctorate in English Studies from the University of Paris IV Sorbonne in 2000 and also has a post-graduate diploma in Film Studies from the University of Paris III Sorbonne-Nouvelle. She is the co-organizer of a series of conferences on the screen adaptations of Shakespeare's plays at the University of Rouen; has published several articles on the aesthetics of Shakespeare on screen; and is the author of A Companion to the Shakespearean Films of Kenneth Branagh (Winnipeg: Blizzard Publishing, 2000) and Shakespeare, from Stage to Screen (Cambridge University Press, 2004).
Graham Holderness is Professor of English at the University of Hertfordshire, and author or editor of numerous studies in early modern and modern literature and drama. Recent books include Shakespeare: The Histories (2000); Cultural Shakespeare: Essays in the Shakespeare Myth (2001), Visual Shakespeare: Essays in Film and Television (2002), and Textual Shakespeare: Writing and the Word (2003). He is also a creative writer whose novel The Prince of Denmark was published in 2002, and whose poetry collection Craeft (2002) was awarded a Poetry Book Society recommendation. Current projects include Shakespeare and Globalization; Shakespeare: History, Religion and Death; and the representation of Christ in literature and film.
is Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at the Pennsylvania State University (University Park), where she teaches Shakespeare, critical theory, transcultural performance, Chinese literature, East-West literary relations, and the Asian diaspora. She has published articles on appropriations of Shakespeare in Comparative Literature and Culture
, Asian Theatre Journal
, and Shakespeare Yearbook
(forthcoming). She has also been involved in a multimedia collaborative research project on Shakespeare in Asia (http://sia.stanford.edu
), which has produced an online database that provides researchers, instructors, and students of Shakespeare with free access to visual and textual materials on the subject. Alexa holds a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature and a Joint Ph.D. in Humanities from Stanford University. Her works in progress include a book, tentatively titled "The Eye of the Other."
Jared Johnson is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in English from Stony Brook University. His present scholarly interests include English Renaissance drama, early modern economic and social history, and film, media, and cultural studies, with a particular emphasis on appropriation. He has recently published an article in College Literature, entitled "The Propaganda Imperative: Challenging Mass Media Representations in McKellen's Richard III," which explores the vexed, meta-textual stance that the film takes vis-à-vis its medium. Most recently, he has presented papers on Jonson's Catiline and Massinger's The Renegado at the Georgia Graduate Student Interdisciplinary Conference in Athens, Georgia and the Conference for Early Modern Cultural Studies in Orlando, Florida.
James D. Mardock, who was educated at the Shakespeare Institute in Stratford-upon-Avon and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is an Assistant Professor at Ripon College, where he has been teaching courses on Shakespeare, Arthurian legends, and literary representations of hell. He has published articles on male cross-dressing in Ben Jonson's comedies and on the Civil War propaganda poems of John Taylor the Water-poet. After finishing his current book, Our Scene is London: Jonson's City and the Space of the Author (forthcoming from Routledge, 2006), he plans to edit the works of Robert Armin and explore Protestant salvation anxiety in Shakespeare's comedies.
Fiona Ritchie is currently completing her Ph.D. thesis on women's responses to Shakespeare in the long eighteenth century at King's College, University of London. She is also the Deputy Curator of Dr. Johnson's House in London.
Katherine Rowe (Bryn Mawr College) is the author of Dead Hands: Fictions of Agency, Renaissance to Modern (Stanford, 1999) and co-editor of Reading the Early Modern Passions: Essays in the Cultural History of Emotion (Pennsylvania, 2004). She is co-author, with Thomas Cartelli, of New Wave Shakespeare on Screen, a study of experimental and avant-garde filmic appropriations of Shakespeare, forthcoming from Polity Press, 2006.
Marianne Szlyk is an Assistant Professor of English at Montgomery College, Rockville. Her book reviews have appeared in ANQ, Shofar, and English Studies Forum. Her research and teaching interests range from Shakespearean adaptations in their cultural context to life writing to developmental writing and, yes, computers and composition.