Sarah Brophy is an Associate Professor of English and Cultural Studies at McMaster University, Canada. She is the author of Witnessing AIDS: Writing, Testimony, and the Work of Mourning (2004) and of essays in the End of Empire and the English Novel since 1945, Contemporary Women’s Writing, and Literature and Medicine. With Janice Hladki, she has co-edited the volume Embodied Politics in Visual Autobiography (2014). Collaborative work includes exhibitions on political video art and self-portraiture (2010, 2014-15) as well as co-edited special issues of Interventions (2013) and the Review of Education, Pedagogy, and Cultural Studies (2012).
Janice Hladki is an Associate Professor of Theatre and Film Studies, School of the Arts, at McMaster University, Canada. With Sarah Brophy, she has co-edited the volume Embodied Politics in Visual Autobiography (2014). Recent publications include the exhibition book, Fierce: Women’s Hot-Blooded Film/Video (2010) and essays in Feminist Media Studies, the Journal of Literary and Cultural Disability Studies (with S. Brophy), and the Journal of Global Studies and Contemporary Art. Her recent curatorial work includes Fierce, and, with S. Brophy, Scrapes: Unruly Embodiments in Video Art (2010-2011) and This is Me. This is Also Me (2014-15).