Film Contributors

Idit Alphandary (Ph.D., Yale University, 2001), is a Lecturer of Comparative Literature and the Interdisciplinary Program of the Arts at Tel Aviv University.  Her articles on the novel, film, aesthetics and psychoanalysis have appeared in such journals as Philip Roth Studies, Culture Unbound: Journal of Current Cultural Research, Textus, and New German Critique, as well as in the edited volume, Psychoanalysis, Aesthetics, and Politics in the Work of Julia Kristeva, (SUNY Press, 2009).  She is currently completing a book manuscript, Autonomy, Fantasy, and the Other: An Essay on Literature and Object Relations in Guy de Maupassant and D. W. Winnicott.  She is also the editor of a forthcoming volume, Writing Women, Writing Gender Studies.

Mike Hill is Associate Professor of English at UAlbany.  His most recent books are After Whiteness:  Unmaking an American Majority; and, with Warrren Montag, The Other Adam Smith:  Popular Contention, Commercial Society, and the Birth of Necro-economics.  He is currently writing a book on twentieth-century warfare for the University of Minnesota Press.

Christian Moraru is Professor of English at University of North Carolina, Greensboro. He specializes in contemporary American literature, critical theory, as well as comparative literature with emphasis on history of ideas, postmodernism, and the relations between globalism and culture. His recent books include Cosmodernism: American Narrative, Late Globalization, and the New Cultural Imaginary (U Michigan P, 2011). Forthcoming are his co-edited essay volume The Planetary Turn: Art, Relationality, and Geoaesthetics in the 21st Century and the monograph Reading for the Planet: A Critical Manifesto.

Henry Sussman is a Visiting Professor of German at Yale. His life-long interests in systems, improvisational literature, the philosophy and theory of language and communications, and psychoanalysis have found expression in his books—most recently Around the Book: Systems and Literacy (Fordham University Press, 2011)—and a vital extension and amplification in Feedback.