Margaret R. Greeris professor of Spanish at Duke University. She is the author or editor of many books, including the coeditor ofRereading the Black Legend, also published by the University of Chicago Press. Elizabeth Rhodesis associate professor of Hispanic studies at Boston College. She is the author, most recently, ofThis Tight Embrace: Luisa de Carvajal y Mendoza (1566–1614). nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp;
Maureen Quilligan is R. Florence Brinkley Professor of English and Department Chair at Duke University. She is the author, most recently, of The Allegory of Female Authority: Christine de Pizan's Cite des Dames.
Walter D. Mignolo is Director of the Institute for Global Studies in Humanities, William H. Wannamaker Professor of Literature and Romance Studies, and Professor of Cultural Anthropology at Duke University. He is the author ofThe Idea of Latin America;Local Histories/Global Designs: Coloniality, Subaltern Knowledges, and Border Thinking; andThe Darker Side of The Renaissance: Literacy, Territoriality and Colonizationand a co-editor ofRereading the Black Legend: The Discourses of Religious and Racial Difference in the Renaissance Empires.