A Journal of Comparative Literary Studies
Jacques Derrida is Directeur d'Etudes at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris, and Professor of French and Comparative Literature at the University of California-Irvine.
David Kammerman is a graduate student in the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of Southern California.
Deborah Levitt is a graduate student at the University of Southern California in the English Department's Film and Literary Criticism Program. She has a Master's Degree from New York University.
Peter Starr is Associate Professor of French and Comparative Literature at the University of Southern California. He is author of Logics of Failed Revolt, French Theory After May '68 (Stanford Press, 1995), as well as of a number of articles on the work of Gustave Flaubert. He is currently at work on a book entitled We the Paranoid, which will examine vicissitudes of paranoia in modern and postmodern literature, film, and theory (Kafka, Fritz Lang, Hitchcock, Pynchon, Philip K. Dick, Baudrillard, et al.). He holds a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University.
Peter Woodruff is a graduate student in the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of Southern California, and a member of the Graduiertenkolleg "Theorie der Literatur" at the Universitaet Konstanz. He did the design and layout for this issue, and is General Editor of Tympanum.
Merci Sebastian Vergnaud for his expertise on the frames.