Co-Editors-in-Chief: Juliana Starr (University of New Orleans, USA), Carmen Mayer (University of Alabama, USA)

Associate Editors: Marie-Sophie Armstrong (Lehigh University, USA), Carolyn Snipes-Hoyt (Burman University, Canada)

Editorial Assistant: Lisa Ng (Canada)

Editorial Committee: Jean Anderson (Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand), Guri Ellen Barstad (University College of Østfold, Norway), Kelly Benoudis Basilio (University of Lisbon, Portugal), Janice Best (Acadia University, Canada), Sam Bloom (University of Haifa, Israel), Pedro Paulo Catharina (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), Véronique Cnockaert (Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada), Russell Cousins (University of Birmingham, England), Elizabeth Emery (Montclair State University, USA), Monica Filimon (Kingsborough, CUNY, USA), Evlyn Gould (University of Oregon at Eugene, USA), Sándor Kálai (University of Debrecen, Hungary), Ellen Mayock (Washington and Lee University, USA), Encarnación Medina Arjona (University of Jaén, Spain), Elisabeth-Christine Muelsch (Angelo State University, USA), Julia Przybos (Hunter College, CUNY, USA), Robert Singer (Graduate Center, CUNY, USA), Diane M. Smith (State University of New York, Farmingdale, USA), Juan Pablo Spicer-Escalante (Utah State University, USA), Marjolein van Tooren (VU Amsterdam, The Netherlands), Anna Gural-Migdal (University of Alberta, Canada), Tony Williams (Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, USA), Jeremy Worth (University of Windsor, Canada), Kim-Hwan Yu (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, South Korea)

Advisory Board: Colette Becker (Université de Paris X-Nanterre, France), Yves Chevrel (Université de Paris IV-Sorbonne, France), Alain Pagès (Université de Paris III-Sorbonne Nouvelle, France), Dr. Brigitte Émile-Zola (France)

Excavatio: International Review for Multidisciplinary Approaches and Comparative Studies Related to Emile Zola and Naturalism Around the World is the scholarly-refereed open access journal published twice a year by the Association internationale Zola et Naturalisme (AIZEN).

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