Thomas S. Davis is Associate Professor of English at The Ohio State University. He is the author of The Extinct Scene: Late Modernism and Everyday Life. His current project, The Cultural Lives of Climate Change, explores the capacities of artworks to forge attachments to, and to serve as evidence for, environmental crisis.
Nathan K. Hensley is Assistant Professor of English at Georgetown University. He is the author of Forms of Empire: The Poetics of Victorian Sovereignty (Oxford, 2016) and co-editor, with Philip Steer, of Ecological Form: System and Aesthetics in the Age of Empire (Fordham, forthcoming 2017). His current project is about the problem of imagining action from within massive and often failing systems.