World War I had a profound impact on culture, society, and government in the United States, but many Americans neither realize it nor “think of it as their war,” says Wright State history professor Paul Lockhart. Lockhart and other Wright …
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
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...
Kyle Pitzer, who received his M.A. in History in May 2014, completed a story on the Occupy Dayton movement shortly before his death this summer in a car accident. The story aired on September 17, 2014, and can be heard here: http://wyso.org/post/revisiting-occupy-dayton. The story shows Kyle's gifts as an historian: an attention to detail, a concern for real people, and the ability to tell a story. We miss him.
Please join us for a lecture and presentation by Dr. Issam Nassar, Department of History, Illinois State University. Examining photos of the failed Ottoman attempt to seize the Suez Canal in 1915, Dr. Nassar will discuss the Ottoman preparations for war and the role that photography played in the First World War.
Time and Place: Thursday September 18, 6:00-8:00 pm, 109 Oelman Hall
Sponsored by the following Wright State University departments and...