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Notes on Contributors Charlotte Baker took up the post of Lecturer in French at Lancas- ter University in 2007 upon completion of her PhD at the University of Nottingham. Charlotte’s current research focuses on marginalised and stigmatised groups in sub-Saharan Africa and she is particularly interested in representations of people with albinism. She has published a number of articles exploring the fictional representation of the figure of the black African albino and recently collaborated on an article which explores the myths surrounding albinism in South Africa and Zimbabwe for the Journal of African Cultural Studies. Charlotte co-edited Crossing Places: New Research in African Studies (CSP, 2007) and Postcolonial Slavery: An Overview of Colonialism’s Legacy (CSP, 2008) and edited Expressions of the Body: Representations in African Text and Image (Peter Lang, 2009). She is also working on a monograph on Guinean novelist Williams Sassine. Lucy Bolton has recently obtained her PhD from Queen Mary, Univer- sity of London. She is a part-time lecturer in Film Studies at Queen Mary and teaches core courses on film, film philosophy and stardom. Lucy is also a convenor of the Film Studies Research Seminars. She has particular interests in film philosophy, film and religion, and film and law, and has published on Irigaray, authorship/auteurism in the cinema and stardom. Bill Burgwinkle is Reader in Medieval French and Occitan at the University of Cambridge and Graduate Tutor and Director of Studies in Modern Languages at King’s College, Cambridge. His publications include two forthcoming books: one from...
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