Join Irish Studies in the Maxwell Library, Heritage Room on Tuesday, November 16 from 5-7pm, for a reception with special guest Dr. Christina Morin of the University of Limerick. Dr. Morin will read from her book, The Gothic Novel in Ireland, c. 1760-1829, and the BSU World Music Ensemble, directed by Salil Sachdev, will perform Irish music. Refreshments will be available, including a cash bar.
Dr. Christina Morin is currently the Head of English at the University of Limerick and the course director for the MA in Global Irish Studies. Her research interests center on Romantic-era Irish gothic literature, book history, and Irish women's writing. In addition to The Gothic Novel in Ireland, c. 1760-1829, she is the author of Charles Robert Maturin and the Haunting of Irish Romantic Fiction (2011). She has also edited, with Marguérite Corporaal, Traveling Irishness in the Long Nineteenth Century (2017) and, with Niall Gillespie, Irish Gothics: Genres, Forms, Modes and Traditions (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014).
Sponsored by the Irish Studies Program, the English Department, the Canadian Studies Program, and the Maxwell Library, the reception is open to the BSU community and the public.Part of International Education Week.