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aidan beatty is an Irish Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow at Trinity College Dublin, focusing on masculinity, whiteness, private property, and capitalism. His first book Masculinity and Power in Irish Nationalism, 1884–1938, a comparative history of masculinity and whiteness in Irish nationalism and in Zionism, was recently published by Palgrave-Macmillan. His work has appeared in the New Hibernia Review and the Journal of World-Systems Research, and he has articles forthcoming in Israel Studies, the Journal of Jewish Studies, and the Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History.

angela bourke, professor emeritus in modern Irish at University College Dublin and a member of the Royal Irish Academy, has held visiting academic appointments on both sides of the Atlantic. Her books include Caoineadh na dTrí Muire (1983); The Burning of Bridget Cleary: A True Story (1999); Maeve Brennan: Homesick at The New Yorker (2004); and the Famine Folio Voices Underfoot: Memory, Forgetting, and Oral Verbal Art (2016). Joint editor with seven colleagues of The Field Day Anthology, Volumes IV and V: Irish Women’s Writing and Traditions (2002), her current research is on Irish-language storytelling and the work of Jeremiah Curtin.

catriona crowe is head of special projects at the National Archives of Ireland and manager of the Irish Census Online Project, which recently placed the 1901 and 1911 censuses online. She is an editor of the series Documents on Irish Foreign Policy, which published its [End Page 274] ninth volume in 2014, and editor of Dublin 1911, published by the Royal Irish Academy in 2011. She also serves as honorary president of the Irish Labour History Society and is a former president of the Women’s History Association. She is chairperson of the Irish Theatre Institute, which promotes and supports Irish theatre and has created an award-winning website. A member of the Royal Irish Academy, Crowe contributes regularly to the broadcast and print media on cultural and historical matters. Maynooth University, Limerick University, and University College Dublin have granted her honorary doctorates.

marian eide is an associate professor of English and director of Women’s and Gender Studies at Texas A&M University. She is the author of Ethical Joyce (Cambridge, 2002) and over a dozen articles on twentieth-century literature. She is currently completing work on a manuscript concerned with the aesthetic of violence in literature of the last hundred years.

margaret greaves is an assistant professor of poetry and poetics at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York. Her essays have appeared in Avidly, the New Hibernia Review, the Journal of Modern Literature, and Comparative American Studies. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Off the Coast and Visions International. In the summer of 2016 she was a scholar in residence at New York University. Her current book project explores the intersection of politics and astronomy in postwar transnational poetry.

stephen kelly is a lecturer in modern history in the department of history and politics at Liverpool Hope University. He has published three monographs, one edited collection, a number of book chapters, and several peer-reviewed articles in the fields of modern Irish history, British-Irish relations, and Newman studies. He currently holds an Archives By-Fellowship (2016–17) from Churchill College, Cambridge University, in relation to his current research on Margaret Thatcher and Anglo-Irish relations.

breandán mac suibhne is a historian of society and culture in modern Ireland and an associate professor of history at Centenary University [End Page 275] in New Jersey. Among his publications are two annotated editions—John Gamble, Society and Manners in Early Nineteenth-Century Ireland (2011), a compendium of the travel writing of an Irish doctor, and (with David Dickson) Hugh Dorian, The Outer Edge of Ulster: A Memoir of Social Life in Nineteenth-Century Donegal (2001). He was a founding editor, with critic Seamus Deane, of Field Day Review, and with Enda Delaney, he edited Ireland’s Great Famine and Popular Politics (2016). Oxford University Press will publish his The End of Outrage: Post-Famine Adjustment in Rural Ireland in 2017.

elizabeth mckillen is Adelaide and Alan Bird Professor of History at the University of Maine, where she teaches U.S. labor history...


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