Heather Allen (editor) is Assistant Professor of Spanish at the University of Mississippi. Her research and teaching focus on early modern Spanish American historiography and the cultural history of print. Her recent publications include articles on indigenous and European reading practices as portrayed in New Spanish historiography; weeping in conquest histories; early modern Mexican print culture; and reported speech as a rhetorical device in mestizo-authored conquest narratives. They appear in journals including Colonial Latin American Review and Revista de Estudios Hispánicos, and edited volumes from Cambridge, U Toronto, U Arizona, and Iberoamericana/Vervuert presses.
Sam Carter is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Romance Studies at Cornell University whose research focuses on early twentieth-century literature from the Southern Cone. Interested in sound studies, photography, and the digital humanities, his work addresses questions concerning the relationship between literature and other technologies.
Edward King is a Lecturer in the School of Modern Languages, University of Bristol. His research focuses on interconnections between culture and technology in Latin America, concentrating on how cultural texts are used to question the shifting power dynamics of the digital age. He has published two books, Science Fiction and Digital Technologies in Argentine and Brazilian Culture (Palgrave, 2013) and Virtual Orientalism in Brazilian Culture (Palgrave, 2015).His current research project is a study of intersections between graphic fiction, digital culture and post-humanist discourses in Latin America.
Rebecca Kosick is a Lecturer in Translation Studies and a member of the Department of Hispanic, Portuguese, and Latin American Studies at the University of Bristol. Her research focuses on the poetry and poetics of the Americas, with interests in visual and textual studies, poetic materiality, and experimental approaches to the practice and theory of translation. Her recent and forthcoming publications include a study of poetics and relation in Juan Luis Martínez’s La nueva novela and a call for increased attention to the materiality of language in translation theory today.
Silvia Kurlat Ares, Ph.D. specializes in Southern Cone Literature, with a particular interest in the relationship between culture and politics. Dr. Kurlat Ares has been Visiting Professor at George Mason University and at Johns Hopkins University. From 2003 to 2006, she was Associate Director/Postdoctoral Fellow in the Latin American Studies Program at the Johns Hopkins University, where she developed the research for her book A Persistent Illusion. Science-Fiction in Argentina (forthcoming). She has also edited several dossiers and collective volumes for academic journals, such as Revista Iberomericana and Alter-nativas. She is currently the chair of the Mass Media and Popular culture Section of LASA (2012-).
Walther Maradiegue is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Northwestern University. He received his M.A. in Anthropology with a focus on Andean Studies from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. His doctoral research focuses on the role and influence of diverse textual technologies—such as orality, visuality and materiality—in framing Andean literacy and the politics of memory in late nineteenth-century Peru.
Clayton McCarl is Associate Professor of Spanish at the University of North Florida, where he is the interim chair of the campus–wide Digital Humanities Initiative (http://unfdhi.org), and directs coloniaLab (http://unfdhi.org/portfolio/colonialab), a workshop for the collaborative edition of colonial Latin American manuscripts and rare print books. His research focuses on colonial Latin America, addressing in particular the textual products of maritime exploration and piracy in the and seventeenth centuries. In 2011, the Fundación Barrié de la Maza published his edition of Francisco de Seyxas y Lovera’s 1693 manuscript Piratas y contrabandistas de ambas Indias. His work has also appeared in the journals Colonial Latin American Review, Book History and Scholarly Editing. He currently serves as the Latin American Studies Association Colonial Section’s communications manager, and is the Latin American Book Review Editor for SHARP News.
José Enrique Navarro’s area of expertise is contemporary Peninsular and Spanish American literature and culture from a comparative perspective, and his research interests include publishing history and media studies. He has published articles on how stronger copyright laws condition the republication of certain literary works, authorship and the literary market in contemporary Spanish literature, and blogs and collaborative authorship. They have appeared in journals such as Anales de la Literatura Española Contemporánea, Hispanic Issues Online and Ciberletras. He is Assistant Professor of Spanish at Witchita State University.
Andrew Reynolds (editor) is Associate Professor of Spanish at West Texas A&M and author of The Spanish American Crónica Modernista, Temporality & Material Culture (Bucknell U P, 2012) and Co-editor of Behind the Masks of Modernism: Global and Transnational Perspectives (U P Florida, 2016). He has recently published articles on modernismo, visual cultures and periodical studies in journals such as Revista Iberoamericana, Siglo diecinueve and Decimonónica. Reynolds also serves on the Executive Board of the Society for Textual Scholarship (STS).
George Antony Thomas is Associate Professor of Spanish at the University of Nevada, Reno. His research interests include early modern women writers, indigenous studies, and colonial Latin American print culture. He is the author of The Politics and Poetics of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (Ashgate, 2012) and has also published articles in the journals Dieciocho: Hispanic Enlightenment, Hispania, and Letras Femeninas.
Catalina Andrango-Walker is Assistant Professor of Spanish at Virginia Tech. Her research and teaching focus on early modern Spanish American literature and culture. Her forthcoming book, El Símbolo católico indiano (1598) de Luis Jerónimo de Oré: saberes coloniales y los problemas de la evangelización en la región andina, Vervuert/Iberoamericana, focuses on criollo identity in the first book for evangelization by a Peruvian-born author printed in Peru. Her recent publications include articles on gender, race and criollo intellectual production in the Andean region. Her work appears in journals including Revista Candiense de Estudios Hispanicos, Latin American Literary Review, Chasqui, Symposium, Revista de Estudios Hispánicos, and others.
Zac Zimmer is Assistant Professor of Spanish at University of California, Santa Cruz. His research explores questions of literature, aesthetics, politics, and technology in Latin America. Previous publications on contemporary South American literature, utopia, post-apocalyptic fiction, and the commons have appeared in The Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies, Latin American Research Review, Chasqui, Modern Language Notes, Revista Hispánica Moderna, and Revista Otra Parte.