MICHAEL BOOTH is an early-modernist literary scholar who received his Ph.D. in English from Brandeis University in 2003. He was a Mellon postdoctoral fellow at Haverford College 2006-8 and has since taught Shakespeare at Oberlin College and Northeastern University and been a fellow of the John Carter Brown library at Brown University. He has published in The Yale Journal of Criticism, and other places including the collection The Invention of Discovery, 1500-1700 (Ashgate, 2011) and the forthcoming Literary Raleigh volume of the Manchester Spenser series (Manchester UP, 2012). He is completing a book, informed by cognitive theory, called Shakespeare and the Blending Mind.
ADAM BRYX, an expat from the Czech Republic via Canada, is a doctoral candidate at the University of California, Irvine. He has co-authored, with Bryan Reynolds, "The Fugitive Theater of Romeo Castellucci: Intermedial Refractions and Fractalactic Occurrences" in Performance After Identity: The Neo-Political Subject, and "The Masochistic Quest of Jean-Jacques Rousseau: Deleuze and Guattari to Transversal Poetics with(out) Baudrillard" in Transversal Subjects: From Montaigne to Deleuze after Derrida; and, with Gary Genosko, "After Informatic Striation: The Resignification of Disc Numbers in Contemporary Inuit Popular Culture" in Deleuze and Space. He is currently working on a dissertation on informatics, the intermedial, and technology in contemporary performances of Shakespeare through various perspectives on transversality, from the work of Guattari to Reynolds.
WILLIAM FLESCH teaches English and Film at Brandeis University. He is working on a sequel to Comeuppance to be entitled Body English and also on a book about poetic quotation.
DAVID HAWKES is Professor of English Literature at Arizona State University. He is the author of five books, most recently The Culture of Usury in Renaissance England (Palgrave, 2010), and his scholarly work has appeared in such venues as the Journal of the History of Ideas, the Huntington Library Quarterly, English Literary History, English Literary Renaissance and Studies in English Literature. Professor Hawkes also writes regularly for the Times Literary Supplement. His work on money and representation was recently featured in an extensive interview for Pacifica Radio's Against the Grain: <http://www.againstthegrain.org/node?page=2>.
BRYAN REYNOLDS is Professor of Drama at the University of California, Irvine, and has held visiting professorships at the University of London-Queen Mary, the University of Amsterdam, Utrecht University, the University of Cologne, University College Utrecht, and Goethe University-Frankfurt am Main; and he has taught at a number of other academic and performing arts institutions, including Deleuze Camp and The Grotowski Institute. He is the Artistic Director of the Amsterdam-based Transversal Theater Company, a director of theater, a playwright, and a performer. He is also the author of Transversal Subjects: From Montaigne to Deleuze after Derrida (2009), Transversal Enterprises in the Drama of Shakespeare and his Contemporaries: Fugitive Explorations (2006), Performing Transversally: Reimagining Shakespeare and the Critical Future (2003), and Becoming Criminal: Transversal Performance and Cultural Dissidence in Early Modern England (2002). And he is coeditor of The Return of Theory in Early Modern English Studies: Tarrying with the Subjunctive (2011), Critical Responses to Kiran Desai (2009), Rematerializing Shakespeare: Authority and Representation on the Early Modern English Stage (2005), and Shakespeare Without Class: Misappropriations of Cultural Capital (2000). He is also co-general editor of a book series, Performance Interventions, from Palgrave Macmillan.
JOHN SUTTON is Professor in the Department of Cognitive Science at Macquarie University, Sydney, where he was previously Head of the Department of Philosophy. He is author of Philosophy and Memory Traces: Descartes to connectionism (Cambridge), and co-editor of Descartes' Natural Philosophy (Routledge). His current research addresses cognitive history, social memory and autobiographical memory, skilled movement, and distributed cognition.
EVELYN TRIBBLE is Donald Collie Chair at the University of Otago, Dunedin. She is the author of Margins and Marginality: The Printed Page in Early Modern England; Cognition in the Globe: Attention and Memory in Shakespeare's Theatre; and (with Nicholas Keene) Cognitive Ecologies and the History of Remembering. She is currently working on a project on "Ecologies of Skill in Early Modern England."
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