Louis Armand directs the Centre of Critical and Cultural Theory at Charles University, Prague. He is the author of Techne: James Joyce, Hypertext, and Technology and the editor of Joycemedia: James Joyce, Hypermedia, & Textual Genetics, Contemporary Poetics, and, with Clare Wallace, “Giacomo Joyce”: Envoys of the Other. He is the founding editor of the online journal Hypermedia Joyce Studies.
Hugo Azérad is a Fellow in French at Magdalene College, Cambridge. He is the author of L’univers constellé de Proust, Joyce et Faulkner, and articles and book chapters on Joyce (in Joyce in Trieste and the Modern Language Review), Marcel Proust, Gerard de Nerval, Pierre Reverdy, and Henri Michaux. He is currently co-editing a book on modern French poetry.
Sheldon Brivic, of Temple University, has written five books on Joyce, of which the latest is Joyce Through Lacan and Žižek: Explorations. He is also the author of Tears of Rage: The Racial Interface of Modern American Fiction: Faulkner, Wright, Pynchon, Morrison. He is completing a novel called Stealing.
Christy L. Burns is Director of Women’s Studies and Associate Professor of English at the College of William & Mary. Her first book, Gestural Politics: Stereotype and Parody in Joyce, appeared in 2000, and she has published articles on Irish studies, nationalism, gender, and sexuality issues in modern and postmodern literature. In media and film studies, she has published on postmodern paranoia in The X-Files and on race in Suture. Most recently, she has published on Irish film and globalization (in Global Babel) and on Joyce’s and Brian Friel’s cartographical responses to British imperialism. Her current book project addresses the role of sensate experience in modern to contemporary avant-garde fiction.
Gregory Castle is Professor of British and Irish Literature at Arizona State University. He has published Modernism and the Celtic Revival, Reading the Modernist Bildungsroman, and the Blackwell Guide to Literary Theory. He also edited Postcolonial Discourses: An Anthology and is the editor of Volume 1 (1900–1966) of the Blackwell Encyclopedia of Literary and Cultural Theory, forthcoming in 2010. He is currently working on a book project, Inventing Souls: Pedagogies of Irish Revivalism.
Leonard Diepeveen is Professor of English at Dalhousie University. He is the author of The Difficulties of Modernism, Changing Voices: The Modern Quoting Poem, and several articles on the reception of modernism in the public sphere.
Martin Dowling is a historian, sociologist, musician, and Lecturer in Irish Traditional Music in the School of Music and Sonic Arts at Queen’s University Belfast. He is the author [End Page 629] of Tenant Right and Agrarian Society in Ulster, 1600–1870. His current research involves fieldwork with traditional Irish musicians in Ireland, the United States, and continental Europe on the subject of music and identity and archival research for a history of Irish traditional music from the death of harpist-composer Turlough Carolan (1738) to the first performance of Riverdance (1994). Recent publications include “Fiddling for Outcomes: Traditional Music, Social Capital, and Arts Policy in Northern Ireland,” in the International Journal of Cultural Policy and “Rambling in the Field of Modern Identity: Some Speculations on Irish Traditional Music” in Radharc: A Journal of Irish and Irish-American Studies.
Finn Fordham is a Lecturer in English at Royal Holloway, University of London. He has published widely on Joyce, contemporary poetry and fiction, and genetic studies. He is the author of Lots of Fun at “Finnegans Wake”: Unravelling the Universals and has a book entitled “I do, I undo, I redo”: The Textual Genesis of Modernist Selves forthcoming in 2010 from the Oxford University Press.
Oona Frawley is Lecturer in English at the National University of Ireland Maynooth. The author of Irish Pastoral and editor of two volumes on Joyce, she is currently editing a four-volume project on Irish cultural memory for the Syracuse University Press, to be published in 2010, and completing a book on Edmund Spenser entitled Spenser’s Trace.
Alan W. Friedman is Thaman Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of Texas at Austin, specializing in twentieth-century British and American literature, while also regularly teaching Shakespeare. He has taught at universities in England, Ireland, and France...