CoLA Employee Recognition Awards 2014
This fall, we celebrate many great employees who have completed milestone years of employment at Wright State University. The College of Liberal Arts is proud to honor the following faculty and staff from our college:
Victoria Oleen, Theatre
Bruce B. Cromer, Theatre
Jack L. Dustin, Urban Affairs
Chris Hall, English
The Visiting Writers Series is sponsored by the Department of English and the Creative Writing Program, and is made possible by the generous support of the Carol H. Cline Endowment. Each year, the series brings approximately six to eight nationally-recognized writers to campus to visit classes, host workshops, and read their work. Past visiting writers include National Book Award finalists Charles Baxter and Joan Silber, and Pulitzer Prize winners Philip Schultz and Robert Olen Butler, as...
Please attend the upcoming Big Read Event on Wednesday, Oct. 15 (in the Educational Resource Center, 116 Allyn)— even if you can only spare a half hour.
Everyone’s favorite librarian, Maureen Barry, is organizing this fun event again this year on behalf of the Common Text committee.
We’ll be reading aloud from John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars, this year’s common text, from start to finish. Students can read as much or as little at a go as they like; it’s worth...
Common Text event October 13: Funky Winkerbean artist Tom Batuik and WSU faculty, including our own Dr. Carol Loranger, discussing the topic "Cancer in Popular Culture."
Apollo Room, Student Union 7:00 p.m.
Monday, November 10 - 12:20 p.m.
Student Union Pathfinder Lounge
Thursday, October 9 - 12:30 p.m. -
Pathfinder Lounge, Student Union
Mikey Young is the author of Look! Look! Feathers, We Are All Good If They Try Hard Enough, and the forthcoming Sprezzatura. He edits NOÖ Journal and runs Magic Helicopter Press. Visit his blog at http://mikeayoung.tumblr.com.
Dr. Arshia Sattar, a scholar of Hindu religion and culture from Bangalore, India, delivered an engaging lecture last Thursday, September 18th, to a group of Wright State students, faculty, staff, and community members, as part of a two-day visit to the WSU campus. Dr. Sattar, who has a PhD from the University of Chicago in South Asian Languages and Literatures and whose translations of Sanskrit literary and religious texts are world renowned, spoke to a group of roughly...