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Notes on contributors

MEGAN BOLER completed her Ph.D. in the History of Consciousness Program at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and is an Assistant Professor at the University of Auckland, New Zealand…IAN BUCHANAN is a lecturer in the Department of English and European Languages and Literatures at the University of Tasmania, Australia… DAVID BUCKINGHAM is a Reader in Education at the Institute of Education, London University. His most recent publications are Moving Images (Manchester University Press, 1996) and In Front of the Children (British Film Institute, 1995)…ED BUENDIA is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Illinois at Urbana…DAVID CHANEY is Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Durham, UK…STEPHEN DAVID is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of English at the University of Illinois at Urbana…KEVIN FOSTER is a Lecturer in the Department of English at Monash University, Melbourne. His previous publications include work on the cultural production of the Gulf and Falklands war, Orwell, Australian Popular Culture, and African autobiography. His book on the narrative politics of the Falklands conflict will be published by Pluto Press in 1997… HERIBERTO GODINA is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Illinois at Urbana…LINE GRENIER is Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at the Université de Montréal. She has published on French-language popular music in Québec in journals such as Popular Music, New Formations, Communication and Ethnomusicology. Her current research focuses on the genealogy of the chanson dispositif in Quebec and its role in the development of local musicrelated industries…JOCELYNE GUILBAULT is Associate Professor at the University of Ottawa and has published extensively on traditional and popular music in the Creolespeaking Caribbean islands. She is the author of Zouk: World Music in the West Indies (1993) and is currently working on a book about the superstars of Calypso and Soca of the English-speaking Carribean…JOHN HARTIGAN, jun. is a graduate of the History of Consciousness Program at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Sociology and Anthropology Department at Knox College. His ethnographic study, Cultural Constructions of Whiteness: Racial and Class Formations in Detroit, is forthcoming from Princeton University Press…CAMERON McCARTHY teaches courses in curriculum theory and cultural studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana… ALAN McKEE lectures in Media Studies at Edith Cowan University in Perth, Australia… SHUAIB MEACHAM is Assistant Professor in the Department of Curriculum and

Instruction at the University of Colorado at Boulder…ALICIA P.RODRIGUEZ is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Educational Policy Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana…ROBERT RYDELL works in the Department of History and Philosophy at Montana State University, Bozeman…SANDHYA SHUKLA is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of California, San Diego and is currently working on a study of Indian immigrant cultures in the United States and Britain…AJANTA SIRCAR is a Ph.D. candidate at the School of English and American Studies at the University of East Anglia, Norwich… K.E.SUPRIYA is an Assistant Professor of communications research and cultural studies at DePaul University…TERRY THREADGOLD works in the Department of English at Monash University, Clayton, Australia…CARRIE WILSON-BROWN is a Ph.D. candidate in the Institute for Communication Research at the University of Illinois at Urbana.