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Leonard writes chapter for book on racial politics in L.A.

Thu, 06/09/2016 - 9:01am

Kevin Leonard, a professor of history at Western Washington University, wrote a chapter in the recently published book "Civil Rights and Beyond: African American and Latino/a Activism in the Twentieth-Century United States."

Leonard's chapter is titled "From the ‘Next Best Thing to One of Us’ to ‘One of Us’: Edward Roybal, Gilbert Lindsay, and Racial Politics in Los Angeles in the 1950s and 1960s."

The book, edited by Brian D. Behnken, was published by the University of Georgia Press in April 2016.

Magee has short story 'The Merm Prob' published

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 12:18pm

Kelly Magee’s latest short story “The Merm Prob” has just been published in "Gulf Coast."

Magee is an associate professor of English at Western Washington University.

Warburton has article published on feminisim and anarchism

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 12:14pm

Theresa Warburton’s essay "Coming to Terms: Rethinking Popular Approaches to Feminism and Anarchism," has just been published in "Perspectives on Anarchist Theory."

Warburton is an assistant professor of English at Western Washington University.

Webb has article on 'Life' magazine published in 'Journalism & Communication Monographs'

Fri, 05/13/2016 - 10:47am

Sheila Webb, a professor in the Department of Journalism at Western Washington University, had her research article on Life magazine, "Creating Life: America’s Most Potent Editorial Force," published in the latest issue of "Journalism & Communication Monographs."

Pearce to speak in Stanford University lecture series

Thu, 04/28/2016 - 9:14am

Scott Pearce, a professor in the Liberal Studies Department at Western Washington University, is scheduled to deliver a talk in the Silk Roads Lecture Series at Stanford University on May 5, 2016.

His talk is titled "The Story of Mulan:  Women and War in Early Medieval China."

Stewart delivers keynote at Georgia conference

Thu, 03/03/2016 - 9:35am

Mart Stewart, a professor of history at Western Washington University, presented the keynote lecture at a symposium titled "Coastal Nature, Coastal Culture: Environmental Histories of the Georgia Coast" in Savannah, Georgia, on Feb. 18.

Folk presents in Kentucky, participates in survey of religious congregations

Fri, 02/26/2016 - 9:22am

Holly Folk, an associate professor of liberal studies at Western Washington University, traveled to the Shaker Village at South Union, Kentucky, in September to present at the annual meeting of the Communal Studies Association. She ran into Liberal Studies grad John Sheridan (2013), who continues to research the Hutterites while pursuing a master’s degree at the University of Colorado. This quarter, Folk is working with students Josh Daniels and Britton Johnson on a survey project on religious congregations in Whatcom County.

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