Contributors to Volume 23, No. 2

Nicholas Brown

Nicholas Brown chairs the editorial board of Mediations.

Pablo Castagno

Pablo Castagno is a professor of culture and globalization in the Masters program in Processes of Regional Integration at the Universidad de Buenos Aires. He researches the political economy of globalization and practices of cultural mediation in South America and Spain.

Mark Coté

Mark Coté is an Assistant Professor in Cultural Studies at Trent University.

Peter Hitchcock

Peter Hitchcock is a Professor of literary and cultural studies at the Graduate Center and Baruch College of the City University of New York. He is also the Associate Director of the Center for Place, Culture and Politics at the Graduate Center. He writes on cultural theory, working class and postcolonial studies, and transnationalism. His books include: Working-Class Fiction in Theory and Practice (1989), Dialogics of the Oppressed (1993), and Imaginary States (2003). His latest book, The Long Space, is forthcoming from Stanford University Press.

Laura Hudson

Laura Hudson is a graduate student in Cultural Studies at the University of California, Davis. Her research focuses on analyzing the interconnected exploitation of nature, animals, and human beings from a Marxian perspective.

Antonio Negri

Antonio Negri has taught at the Università degli Studi di Padova and the Université de Paris. He is the author of several influential studies of contemporary Marxism, including Marx Beyond Marx: Lessons on the Grundrisse (1989), Time for Revolution (2003), and Goodbye Mr. Socialism (2006) a collection of conversations with Raf Valvola Scelsi. He has also collaborated with Michael Hardt on several titles, including The Labor of Dionysus: A Critique of the State-Form (1994), Empire (2000), and Multitude: War and Democracy in the Age of Empire (2005).

Mathias Nilges

Mathias Nilges is an assistant professor at St. Francis Xavier University where he teaches American literature and critical theory. He has published articles on contemporary American literature, post-9/11 U.S. culture, and graphic novels.

Brian Thill

Brian Thill recently completed his Ph.D. in the Department of English at the University of California, Irvine, where he currently teaches interdisciplinary courses in literature, history, and cultural studies. He has published on Thomas Pynchon and the future of academic intellectualism, and has several articles forthcoming on Paul Robeson, Cold War anti-communism, and the fiction of John Oliver Killens. At present, he is working on a book-length project on the efforts of 20th-century American artists and intellectuals to construct alternative conceptions of left collectivism in the spaces between neoliberal capitalism and utopian socialism.

Joel Woller

A Ph.D. candidate in Cultural Studies at Carnegie Mellon University and History instructor at Carlow University, Joel Woller is a member of the Board of the Battle of Homestead Foundation and longtime member of the Marxist Literary Group.