By (author) Natania Meeker
Natania Meeker is an associate professor of French and comparative literature at the University of Southern California. She published Voluptuous Philosophy: Literary Materialism in the French Enlightenment with Fordham University Press in 2006. Her research and teaching interests include animated and animating plants, vegetal ontologies, plant art and media, materialisms old and new, feminist theory and thought, and the Enlightenment, broadly conceived. She was named Chevalier de l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques in 2017.
By (author) Antónia Szabari
Antónia Szabari is Associate Professor of French and Comparative Literature at the University of Southern California. She is co-author, with Natania Meeker, of Radical Botany: Plants and Speculative Fiction (Fordham, 2019) and author of Less Rightly Said: Scandals and Readers in Sixteenth Century France (Stanford, 2009).