NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS
PATRICK S. BRENNAN is an Assistant Professor of English at Macon State College. His recently defended dissertation, "Underground Homosexualities: Resituating the 1960s Cinema of Kenneth Anger, Jack Smith and Andy Warhol," examines how these three filmmakers' avant-garde films continue to challenge our understandings of gender and sexuality.
ANN BRIGHAM is Assistant Professor of English and Coordinator of the Women's and Gender Studies program at Roosevelt University. She is co-editor of Making Worlds: Gender, Metaphor, Materiality (U Arizona P, 1998). Her research focuses on sexuality and geography, most recently on twinned narratives of heterosexual romance and touristic adventure in American novels and films.
ESHA NIYOGI DE teaches Women's Studies and English at University of California, Los Angeles. She has published articles in the fields of Singaporean, Indian, and British literature and film. She is the co-editor of Trans-Status Subjects: Genders in the Globalization of South and Southeast Asia (Duke University Press, 2002). She is at work on two books, including one that focuses on Singapore.
AKIKO EBIHARA is a member of the faculty of English at St. Margaret's Junior College in Tokyo, Japan. She is also a director of Japan Society for Gender Studies. Her major papers include Motherhood and Its Future and Gender Gap in Terms of Address.
BRETT FARMER is a member of Genders' Editorial Board and Lecturer in the Department of English with Cultural Studies at the University of Melbourne. Matthew Tinkcom is Associate Professor in the Department of English and Graduate Program in Communication, Culture and Technology at Georgetown University.
MYRA MENDIBLE is Associate Professor in the Humanities Division of Florida Gulf Coast University in Ft. Myers. Her essays have appeared in the Journal of American Culture, International Fiction Review, Critique, and others. She is currently writing a book on Imelda Marcos and editing a collection of essays on the Latina body in popular imagery.
ELIZABETH OTTO is a doctoral candidate in the History of Art and Women's Studies departments at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and a fellow of the Berlin Program for Advanced German and European Studies at the Freie Universität. Her dissertation focuses on photomontage and the imagery of bodily fragmentation as emblematic of avant-garde art in the Weimar Republic (1919-1933) in Germany. Otto is currently curating an exhibition entitled "Photo-Montage: Marianne Brandt" for the Bauhaus-Archiv, Berlin (2003; bilingual catalogue will appear under the same name). She has taught courses in art history, the history of photography and women's studies in Canada, the U.S. and Germany.