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RUBEN BORG is Chair of the English Department at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He has published numerous articles on modernism and has contributed chapters to collaborative volumes on Deleuze and Literature, on Deleuze and Beckett, on Flann O’Brien, and on the Posthuman. He is the author of The Measureless Time of Joyce, Deleuze and Derrida, and co-editor of two books on Flann O’Brien—Flann O’Brien: Contesting Legacies (with Paul Fagan and Werner Huber) and Flann O’Brien: Problems with Authority (with Paul Fagan and John McCourt). His research interests include Irish modernism (especially James Joyce), twentieth-century philosophy (especially the work of Gilles Deleuze), and the influence of Dante on modernist writers. A book on modernism and the posthuman is forthcoming in 2018.

LEAH FLACK is Associate Professor of English at Marquette University and works on modernism, classical reception studies, and Irish literature. She is the author of Modernism and Homer, and her current project is a manuscript entitled James Joyce and Classical Modernism for the Bloomsbury Press.

WILLIAM FRANKE is Professor of Comparative Literature and Religious Studies at Vanderbilt University and has been Professor of Philosophy and Religions at the University of Macao. He is a research fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung and has been Fulbright-University of Salzburg Distinguished Chair in Intercultural Theology and Study of Religions. His philosophical interpretation of western humanities centers on Dante.

ERIN HOLLIS is Associate Professor in the Department of English, Comparative Literature, and Linguistics, as well as the current Faculty in Residence for Housing and Residence Life on campus, at California State University, Fullerton. She is currently finishing a book on love in the Harry Potter series and the works of James Joyce. Her research interests include twentieth-century Irish, British, and American literature and popular culture.

ARLEEN IONESCU is Professor of English Literature and Critical Theory at Jiao Tong University in Shanghai. Her major research and teaching interests are in the fields of modernist prose and increasingly in Critical Theory, Memory Studies, and Holocaust Studies. She has published widely on James Joyce and other related aspects of modernism, as well as on Maurice Blanchot, Jacques Derrida, and Samuel Beckett in academic journals such as the JJQ, Parallax, Partial Answers, Papers on Joyce, Joyce Studies Annual, and Scientia Traductionis. She co-edited three issues of Word and Text, one on “Postcommunism: [End Page 391] Postcolonialism’s Other,” one on “Mediocrity,” and one on “Blanchot’s Spaces.” Her books include Concordanţe româno-britanice, Romanian Joyce: From Hostility to Hospitality, and The Memorial Ethics of Libeskind’s Berlin Jewish Museum. At present, she is co-editing a book on trauma studies with Maria Margaroni of the University of Cyprus.

LISE JAILLANT is Assistant Professor at Loughborough University, United Kingdom. She is the author of two monographs: Modernism, Middlebrow and the Literary Canon: The Modern Library Series, 1917–1955 and Cheap Modernism: Expanding Markets, Publishers’ Series and the Avant-Garde. She has been awarded a British Academy Rising Star Engagement Award for her project “After the Digital Revolution: Bringing Together Archivists and Scholars to Preserve Born-Digital Records and Produce New Knowledge.” More information can be found on her website: <>.

KAREN R. LAWRENCE is President-Emerita of Sarah Lawrence College. The author of The Odyssey of Style in “Ulysses” and Who’s Afraid of James Joyce and editor of Transcultural Joyce, she has published widely on modernist and postmodern literature as well as on Joyce. Her most recent monograph is Techniques for Living: Fiction and Theory in the Works of Christine Brooke-Rose. She has served as president of the International James Joyce Foundation and the Society for the Study of Narrative Literature. Despite increasing administrative responsibilities, which culminated in a decade as president of Sarah Lawrence, she has continued to offer graduate and undergraduate Joyce courses.

MARK McGAHON is a University Tutor at Queen’s University, Belfast. His article, “Silence, Justice, and the Différend in Joyce’s Ulysses” appeared in Silence in Modern Irish Literature in 2017. He is currently working on a monograph on acts of injustice in James Joyce’s Ulysses.

CRISPIAN NEILL is a Wellcome Trust Research...


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