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FIONA BECKET, University of Leeds. Co-editor of Culture, Creativity and Environment: New Environmentalist Criticism (2007) and Ireland in Proximity: History, Gender, Space (1999). Becket’s current research investigates the eco-critical consciousness at work in the canonical texts of modernism. ROB BRAZEAU, University of Alberta. He has published scholarly essays on Seamus Heaney, Thomas Kinsella, Medbh McGuckian, Brian Friel, nineteenth-century Irish nationalism as well as recent papers on Synge and O’Casey. He is presently writing a monograph on Joyce and modernity and has an article based on that project in a forthcoming issue of the James Joyce Quarterly. He has also guest edited a number of scholarly journals. CHRISTINE CUSICK, Seton Hill University. Editor of Out of the Earth: Ecocritical Readings of Irish Texts (2010) and author of numerous articles in Irish studies and ecocriticism including, ‘Moments of Story: Rachel Giese’s The Donegal Pictures’ and ‘“Our language was tidal”: Poetics of Place in the Poetry of Moya Cannon’. JAMES FAIRHALL, DePaul University. Author of James Joyce and the Question of History (1996). Fairhall has also presented a number of papers on Joyce, embodiment and nature, and has published articles on Joyce in leading journals in the field. Anne Fogarty, University College Dublin. She is Professor of James Joyce Studies at UCD and founder of the Dublin James Joyce Journal. She has been Academic Director of the Dublin James Joyce Summer School since 1997 and was President of the International James Joyce Foundation, 2008–2012. She is co-editor of Joyce on the Threshold (2005), Bloomsday 100: Essays on ‘Ulysses’ (2009), Imagination in the Contributors xi Classroom: Teaching and Learning Creative Writing in Ireland (2013) and James Joyce: Multidisciplinary Perspectives (forthcoming, 2014). She has published widely on aspects of modern Irish writing. She is currently completing a study of the historical and political dimensions of Ulysses, entitled James Joyce and Cultural Memory: Reading History in ‘Ulysses’. DEREK GLADWIN, University of Alberta. He has recently published an essay on Irish ecocritical drama in Irish Studies Review entitled, ‘Staging the Trauma of the Bog in Marina Carr’s By the Bog of Cats’. He has articles on Ireland and ecocritism in Culture and Photography and Gothic Studies. CHERYL HERR, University of Iowa. Author of Joyce’s Anatomy of Culture (1986), For the Land They Loved: Irish Political Melodramas (1991), Critical Regionalism and Cultural Studies (1996), and Ireland into Film: The Field (2002). In completion is a book tentatively entitled Rock Britannia: World War II and British Popular Music. Herr has published numerous articles on Joyce and other topics in Irish studies. BRANDON KERSHNER, University of Florida. Author of The Culture of Joyce’s Ulysses (2010), Joyce, Bakhtin, and Popular Literature (1989), as well as editor of Cultural Studies of Joyce (2003), Joyce and Popular Culture (1996), and Joyce’s Portrait of the Artist (1992). YI-PENG LAI, Queen’s University, Belfast. She has presented on Ulysses as an ecological text at many conferences and is author of ‘Through the Arc of the Tropical Forest: Imagining an Environmental Dystopia’, in Karen Tei Yamashita’s Through the Arc of the Rain Forest. GARRY LEONARD, University of Toronto. Author of Reading Dubliners Again: A Lacanian Perspective (1993) and Advertising and Commodity Culture in Joyce (1998) as well as some twenty or so articles and book chapters on various aspects of Joyce’s fiction. MARGOT NORRIS, University of California, Irvine. Author of six books, four on the work of James Joyce and two on other topics. Her Joyce studies include The Decentered Universe of ‘Finnegans Wake’ (1976), Joyce’s Web: The Social Unraveling of Modernism (1992), Suspicious Readings of Joyce’s ‘Dubliners’ (2003), and a monograph on xii CONTRIBUTORS the 1967 Joseph Strick film of Ulysses published in 2004. Norris has also published many articles on Joyce in leading journals in the field. EUGENE O’BRIEN, Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick. Author of Examining Irish Nationalism in the Context of Literature, Culture and Religion: A Study of the Epistemological Structure of Nationalism (2002) and The Question of Irish Identity in the Writings of W.B. Yeats and James Joyce (1998), as well as editor of the Irish University Review: A Journal of Irish Studies (1998–2005). O’Brien has also published two books on Seamus Heaney. BONNIE KIME SCOTT, San Diego State University. Author of Gender in Modernism: New Contexts, Complex Intersections (2007), James Joyce (1987), and Joyce and Feminism (1984). ERIN WALSH, University of California, Irvine. She has recently completed her...


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