Marjorie Howes, professor of English at Boston College, will headline the 14th annual West Virginia University Department of English Summer Seminar in Literary and Cultural Studies,Irish Culture and Globalization,June 9-12.

Dr. Howespublic lecture is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 9, in the Betty Boyd Lounge, Elizabeth Moore Hall. A reception will follow.

Howes is the author ofYeatss Nations: Gender, Class and Irishness(1996), co-editor ofSemicolonial Joyce(2001), and the editor ofBram Stokers Dracula __ (1993). She specializes in 19thand 20 th-century Irish literature, late Victorian literature, Anglo-American modernism, feminist studies and postcolonial studies.

Scholars from universities and colleges across the country will gather on WVU ’s campus for the four-day seminar to study the transnational relationship between Irish culture and globalization.

The seminar and public talk are sponsored by the WVU Department of English and the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences. For more information, call 304-293-3107 ext. 33404.