José Lanters is Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where she also co-directs the Center for Celtic Studies. Her recent major publications include The “Tinkers” in Irish Literature (Irish Academic Press, 2008), and Beyond Realism: Experimental and Unconventional Irish Drama since the Revival, co-edited with Joan FitzPatrick Dean (Rodopi, 2015). Her new book, The Theatre of Thomas Kilroy: No Absolutes, is published by Cork University Press (2018). She is a former president of the American Conference for Irish Studies (ACIS) and currently serves as the vice chair for North America on the executive committee of the International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures (IASIL).