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MemberMark A. McCutcheon

Mark A. McCutcheon, Ph.D., is Professor of Literary Studies with Athabasca University’s Centre for Humanities and its MA program in Interdisciplinary Studies. He is the author of The Medium Is the Monster: Canadian Adaptations of Frankenstein and the Discourse of Technology (Athabasca U Press, 2018). Mark’s research interests encompass Canadian popular culture and literature, postcolonial studies, copyright, adaptation studies, popular music, and Romantic literature. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in 19th-century literature, drama (including Canadian drama), postcolonial studies, cultural studies, and composition. He guest edited New Fronts in the Copyfight, a special series for Digital Studies/Le champ numérique (2014, 2016). His criticism and reviews appear in The Explicator, English Studies in Canada, TOPIA, and Extrapolation, among other scholarly journals and books. Mark also writes poems, published or forthcoming in literary magazines like On Spec, Into the Void, Unbroken, EVENT, UnLost, and Existere; and short stories, in Carousel and subTerrain.

MemberSheila McManus

…The Line which Separates: Race, Gender and the Making of the Alberta-Montana Borderlands.  Lincoln, NB: University of Nebraska Press, 2005.Elizabeth Jameson and Sheila McManus, eds.  One Step Over the Line: Toward an Inclusive History of Women in the North American West.  Edmonton: University of Alberta Press and Athabasca University Press, 2008.Choices and Chances: A History of Women in the U.S. West.  Wheeling, Illinois: Harlan Davidson, Inc., 2011….

I am a Professor of History at the University of Lethbridge in southern Alberta. My research focuses on the borderlands of the North American West, and I am one of the co-editors of the H-Borderlands network. I teach the histories of the North American West, borderlands, historiography and methodology, and world history. In 2001-2002 I was the first Post-Doctoral Associate at the Howard Lamar Center for the Study of Frontiers and Borders at Yale University. I taught American and Canadian history at the University of Winnipeg in 2002-03, before joining the U of L History Department in 2003.

MemberAntonio Luciano Tosta

Luciano Tosta is Associate Professor of Brazilian Literature and Culture at the University of Kansas. Before joining the faculty at KU, he taught at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. During his graduate studies at Brown University, Dr. Tosta taught at Harvard University, Boston University, and Rhode Island College. He received Harvard University’s Certificate of Distinction and Excellence in Teaching, and featured on the University of Illinois’s List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent. In Brazil he taught at the Federal and State Universities of Bahia.

MemberTom Quick

I’m a historian, with a particular interest in ecology, animal studies and the history of science, technology and medicine.   Over the last few years I’ve worked on developments in early nineteenth century zoology, mid nineteenth century physiological psychology, and the status of both media technologies and animal bodies in early twentieth century biology and medicine. My current work connects these themes to wider changes in imperial and economic organization in Britain during the first half of the twentieth century.   I completed my doctoral research at University College London, and have since held positions at the University of Leeds, the University of Oxford, and the Science Museum (London). I joined the University of Manchester as a Research Associate in 2017.

MemberAndrew Filmer

Senior Lecturer in Theatre and Performance at Aberystwyth University. Co-convenor of the International Federation of Theatre Research (IFTR) Theatre Architecture Working Group (2012 to the present). I moved to Aberystwyth in 2008 having previously taught at the University of Sydney, the University of New South Wales and the University of Western Sydney.

MemberGersón Beltrán López

Geographer, Specialist in Geolocation, Geomarketing, Social Media  and Tourism. PhD student in Geography by the University of Valencia, Master in Regional Geographical Analysis by the University of Valencia and Master in Geographic Information Systems by the University  of  Girona. + 15 years of experience in Education and Consulting. Professor at the Department of Geography at the University of  Valencia, Manager in Geoturismo SLU and cofounder of Marketingeo