Notes on Contributors
James P. Allan is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Wittenberg
University in Springfield, Ohio. He currently teaches courses in comparaÂ
tive politics, North American Politics, West European Politics, and
Comparative Political Economy. He earned his doctorate in Political
Science from the University of Connecticut.
Shawn Huffman teaches in the DÃ©partement d'Ã©tudes littÃ©raires at the
UniversitÃ© du QuÃ©bec Ã MontrÃ©al. He is currently Director of the Ph.D.
Programme in Semiotics, editor of L'Annuaire thÃ©Ã¢tral: la revue quÃ©bÃ©coise d'Ã©tudes thÃ©Ã¢trales, and member of the CELAT. He has authored a number of
articles on Quebec and French theater and is currently preparing a book on
contemporary gay QuÃ©bÃ©cois theater.
Susan Kevra is Senior Lecturer in French and Comparative Literature at
Vanderbilt University. Her article, "The Dance of Death in Nicole BrasÂ
sard's Le DÃ©sert mauve" will be published in the Fall issue of the International
Journal of Canadian Studies.
Scott Piroth teaches Political Science at Bowling Green State University in
Ohio. He is currently working on a book about nationalism in Quebec and
has published articles on the subject in Nationalism and Ethnic Politics and
The Dalhousie Review.
Juliette Rogers is an associate professor of French at the University of New
Hampshire. She has published articles on Colette and other French women
writers of the Belle Ã‰poque, and has recently begun a project on images of
women at work in contemporary novels by Quebec women writers.
Emile J. Talbot, Professor Emeritus of French and Comparative Literature
at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is currently working on
Quebec culture of the 1930s. His most recent book is Reading Nelligan
(McGill-Queens UP, 2002). In addition to serving as the Book Review
Editor of Quebec Studies, he was ACQS Vice-President and then President.
Jean-Jacques Thomas is Professor of Romance Studies, Literature and
Linguistics at Duke University. Since 1990 he has also been the Director of
the Summer Institute of French and Francophone Studies at the University
of California, Santa Barbara. He has written several books on French and
Francophone poetry and poetics, including Poeticized Language (Perm State
Press, 2000), co-authored with Steven Winspur. He is a founding editor of
the European journal Formes PoÃ©tiques Contemporaines (2003) and an assoÂ
ciate editor of Poetics Today.
Richard Vengroff is Professor of Political Science at the University of
Connecticut. He is a specialist in comparative politics, Africa and Canada,