The NPPSH organising committee would like to draw attention to this call for chapters. In particular, we look to our delegates with a background in English literature and Irish culture as the editors are seeking contributors for a volume focused on science, technology, and Irish literature of the revival and modernist period.

This call looks particularly interesting and relevant to the interdisciplinary themes of NPPSH. The collection seeks to provide a more nuanced view of Irish writers’ engagement with science and technology as well as the relationship between Irish revival writers and Irish modernism. It aims to capture not only the varied ways that Irish writers were plugged into the scientific and technological impulses and networks of the age but also the myriad outcomes of their representations– the ways that they shaped modern Irish attitudes, aesthetics, ideologies, and more.

The editors welcome submissions on canonical and non-canonical authors, as well as those that interpret the category of “literature” in new ways. In particular, the editors wish to make it that they are looking for contributions from emerging scholars, as well as established ones.

The editors seek 250-500 word proposals for original contributions and a 100-word biography (included selected publications) by August 15, 2016; please copy all editors.


Kathryn Conrad,

Cóilín Parsons,

Julie McCormick Weng,

NPPSH strongly recommends considering contributing to this very exciting volume.