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WWU’s Greg Youmans Awarded $50,000 Grant from Creative Capital for Book Project

News - Fri, 02/16/2018 - 11:39am

WWU Assistant Professor of English and Film Studies Greg Youmans was awarded a $50,000 grant from Creative Capital and the Andy Warhol Foundation to support his book on queer filmmaking in the 1970’s San Francisco Bay Area.

Youmans’ book, with the tentative title “Something New Under the Sun: Bay Area Queer Filmmaking Across the 1970’s,” traces different filmmakers’ approaches to queer documentaries and experimental films during that time. He chose to focus on the Bay Area in the 1970’s because it was the first decade to witness a massive eruption of openly queer lifestyles.

University Of Melbourne’s Trevor Burnard to Discuss the Transatlantic Slave Trade at WWU Feb. 15

History Department News Feed - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 8:36am

Trevor Burnard, a professor of History and Head of University of Melbourne, Australia will host a public talk titled “Murder on the High Seas” at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15 in Communications Facility 115.

This event is free and open to the public.

University Of Melbourne’s Trevor Burnard to Discuss the Transatlantic Slave Trade at WWU Feb. 15

News - Tue, 02/13/2018 - 8:36am

Trevor Burnard, a professor of History and Head of University of Melbourne, Australia will host a public talk titled “Murder on the High Seas” at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15 in Communications Facility 115.

This event is free and open to the public.

Psychology’s Jeff Carroll Awarded New $100k Grant to Research Huntington’s Disease

Psychology News - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 10:17am

Western Washington University Associate Professor of Psychology Jeff Carroll has secured an $100,000 grant to assist in his continuing research into the causes and potential treatments for Huntington’s disease, a fatal genetic degenerative brain disorder.

Psychology’s Jeff Carroll Awarded New $100k Grant to Research Huntington’s Disease

News - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 10:17am

Western Washington University Associate Professor of Psychology Jeff Carroll has secured an $100,000 grant to assist in his continuing research into the causes and potential treatments for Huntington’s disease, a fatal genetic degenerative brain disorder.

Creepy thriller a squirm-inducing read

News - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 8:52am

WWU's Jane Wong wins prestigious James Ray Award

English News - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 9:57am

​WWU Assistant Professor of English, literary artist, and author of "Overpour" Jane Wong is the 2017 recipient of the James W. Ray Distinguished Artist Award from the The Artist Trust | Frye Art Museum Consortium. The prize recognizes artists in all disciplines whose work demonstrates exceptional originality and is intended to advance the creative work of an outstanding individual artist.

WWU's Jane Wong wins prestigious James Ray Award

News - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 9:57am

​WWU Assistant Professor of English, literary artist, and author of "Overpour" Jane Wong is the 2017 recipient of the James W. Ray Distinguished Artist Award from the The Artist Trust | Frye Art Museum Consortium. The prize recognizes artists in all disciplines whose work demonstrates exceptional originality and is intended to advance the creative work of an outstanding individual artist.

WWU Students Attend Society for Neuroscience Conference in Washington D.C.

Psychology News - Mon, 01/29/2018 - 1:55pm

Students from Western’s Behavioral Neuroscience (BNS) program attended the Society for Neuroscience conference in Washington D.C. in November to present their research to other neuroscientists.

WWU Students Attend Society for Neuroscience Conference in Washington D.C.

News - Mon, 01/29/2018 - 1:55pm

Students from Western’s Behavioral Neuroscience (BNS) program attended the Society for Neuroscience conference in Washington D.C. in November to present their research to other neuroscientists.

Western's Center for Cross-Cultural Research hosts Onnie Rogers Feb. 7 for 'It's Just a Color'

Psychology News - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 12:59pm

Western's Center for Cross-Cultural Research will host Onnie Rogers from 4-5 p.m. on Wednesday,  February 7,  in Academic West 210 for “It’s Just a Color; A master narrative analysis of racial identity in middle childhood.”

This event is free and open to the public.

Western's Center for Cross-Cultural Research hosts Onnie Rogers Feb. 7 for 'It's Just a Color'

News - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 12:59pm

Western's Center for Cross-Cultural Research will host Onnie Rogers from 4-5 p.m. on Wednesday,  February 7,  in Academic West 210 for “It’s Just a Color; A master narrative analysis of racial identity in middle childhood.”

This event is free and open to the public.

Western's Kathryn Vulić to Discuss Medieval Manuscripts Feb. 14

English News - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 9:23am

Western Washington University Professor of English Kathryn Vulić will give a talk entitled “Exploring Medieval Manuscripts” at Western Washington University from 4:00-5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 14 in Western Libraries Special Collections (Wilson Library 6th floor).  Doors will open at 3:30 p.m. for those who wish to stop by before the event to meet the new Special Collections Librarian, Michael Taylor.

The event is free and open to the public.

Western's Kathryn Vulić to Discuss Medieval Manuscripts Feb. 14

News - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 9:23am

Western Washington University Professor of English Kathryn Vulić will give a talk entitled “Exploring Medieval Manuscripts” at Western Washington University from 4:00-5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 14 in Western Libraries Special Collections (Wilson Library 6th floor).  Doors will open at 3:30 p.m. for those who wish to stop by before the event to meet the new Special Collections Librarian, Michael Taylor.

The event is free and open to the public.

WWU to host screenings of 'When I Stutter' at the Pickford and Limelight Jan. 25 and 28

News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 9:17am

Western's College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders, the Department of Psychology, and the Department of English are co-hosting two screenings of "When I Stutter" at The Pickford and Limelight cinemas in downtown Bellingham on Thursday, Jan. 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Pickford; and Sunday, Jan. 28 at Noon at the Limelight.

WWU's Hugo García to present ‘Santería Decoded: An Approach to Understanding the Formation of an Afro Cuban Religion' Jan. 31 at City Hall

MCL News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 9:13am

Hugo García, Associate Professor of Modern and Classical Languages at Western Washington University, will give a talk titled “Santería Decoded: An Approach to Understanding the Formation of an Afro Cuban Religion” from 7-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 31 in the Bellingham City Council Chambers, 210 Lottie St.

The free, public talk is an installment of the WWU College of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean’s Lecture Series and is co-sponsored by the City of Bellingham.

WWU's Hugo García to present ‘Santería Decoded: An Approach to Understanding the Formation of an Afro Cuban Religion' Jan. 31 at City Hall

News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 9:13am

Hugo García, Associate Professor of Modern and Classical Languages at Western Washington University, will give a talk titled “Santería Decoded: An Approach to Understanding the Formation of an Afro Cuban Religion” from 7-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 31 in the Bellingham City Council Chambers, 210 Lottie St.

The free, public talk is an installment of the WWU College of Humanities and Social Sciences Dean’s Lecture Series and is co-sponsored by the City of Bellingham.

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