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NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS
DAVID GREVEN is Associate Professor of English at the University of South Carolina. He is the author of the forthcoming Psycho-Sexual, on Hitchcock, masculinity, and the directors of the 1970s, and The Fragility of Manhood, on Hawthorne and Freud. His other books include Representations of Femininity in American Genre Cinema (2011), Manhood in Hollywood from Bush to Bush (2009), and Men Beyond Desire: Male Sexuality in Antebellum American Literature (2005), now in a 2012 paperback edition.
MILES PARKS GRIER is a 2010-12 Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow at Duke University, affiliated with Women’s Studies, the Franklin Humanities Institute, and the Program in Literature. He will be a visiting assistant professor of English at Queens College, CUNY, in 2012-13. In addition to a book project tracking the rise of racial literacy as Othello circulated in the British Atlantic before Emancipation, he is also completing a project focusing on the roots and implications of Joni Mitchell’s reinvention of herself as a black man.
BRITTANY C. SLATTON earned her PhD from Texas A&M University, College Station, and is currently Assistant Professor of Sociology at Texas Southern University. Her work examines the intersection of race, gender, class, and sexuality. Currently, she is working on an interdisciplinary study on the intersectionality of masculinity and sexuality among men of color.
CHRISTOPHER F. LOAR is Assistant Professor in the Department of English at the University of California, Davis. His essays on James Boswell and on Daniel Defoe have appeared in SEL: Studies in English Literature and Eighteenth-Century Fiction. He is completing a book manuscript entitled Political Magic: British Fictions of Savagery and Sovereignty, 1650-1750; his essay “The Exceptional Eliza Haywood: Women and Extralegality in Eovaai” is forthcoming in Eighteenth-Century Studies.
ELIZABETH SAVAGE is an Assistant Professor of English and Chair of the Gender Studies program at Lynchburg College in Lynchburg, Virginia. She has published on eighteenth-century comedy and is at work on a book project about mothers and midwives in the period’s comedy.