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Mar 30, 2015

The 2015 Piediscalzi Lecture will be held at Wright State University on April 16, 2015. The lecture, entitled “There and Back Again: The Story World of Greek Myth,” will be delivered by Dr. Sarah Iles Johnston, Arts & Humanities Distinguished Professor of Religion and Professor of Classics, The Ohio State University. Professor Johnston will discuss how ancient myths collectively build a 'story-world' much like those we see today in television shows, movies and fiction. To do this, she...

Mar 25, 2015

On Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. the English and Education Departments present the Language Arts Fair.  Local students, teachers, families, and friends are invited to celebrate the work of English teachers and students at the fifth annual Language Arts Fair at Wright State University. Middle and high school students’ projects will be displayed in the Millett Hall Atrium. English majors will also share their literature response and multi-genre research projects from...

Mar 25, 2015
Cynthia Marshall photo

Cynthia K. Marshall Receives the College of Liberal Arts Outstanding Lecturer Award

Mar 13, 2015
From playful to work-full to relax-filled, Wright State students discuss how they spent Spring Break.
Mar 9, 2015
Excerpt In addition to being a fine collaboration between two of the Miami Valley’s most venerable institutions, the upcoming presentation of Benjamin Britten’s “War Requiem” is the fulfillment of a family’s lifelong wish. The institutions are the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra …
Feb 24, 2015
Distinguished Visiting Artist Keith Lockhart has served as conductor of the Boston Pops since 1995 and principal conductor of the BBC Concert Orchestra since 2010.
Feb 24, 2015
Conductor Keith Lockhart will teach master classes with School of Music students and conduct the "War Requiem" with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus and Wright State Choirs.
Feb 17, 2015
Excerpt Wright State University’s Department of English Language and Literatures is relaunching a literary magazine, Mad River Review, says Dennis Loranger, lecturer in English and music. Dennis will also serve as the relaunched magazine’s editor. “Literary magazines tend to rise …
Feb 16, 2015

All members of the Wright State community are invited to attend the Pop-Up Colloquium on Digital Pedagogies taking place Friday, February the 20th, from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm, in 401 Millett Hall. This exciting colloquium will feature examples of assignments designed to take advantage of innovative software to enhance student learning, creativity, undergraduate research, and professional engagement.  English faculty members Crystal B. Lake and Lars Söderlund, along with Reference-...

Feb 6, 2015
College of Liberal Arts faculty will discuss their research, ranging from a Prophet Moses Festival in Jerusalem to musical theatre to Dayton during World War I, at a conference Feb. 9.