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Historian André-Carl Vachon to discuss ethnic cleansing in Colonial Canada May 23 and 24

MCL News - Wed, 05/10/2017 - 1:16pm

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages will host historian André-Carl Vachon for a pair of lectures on the WWU campus May 23 and 24 dealing with the ethnic cleansing of Acadians - those of French descent who settled in what are now Eastern Canada's Maritime provinces (Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island), as well as part of Quebec - by the British in the 1700s.

Occam's Razor release party set for May 16

News - Mon, 05/08/2017 - 1:52pm

Occam's Razor: Join us for Volume 7 Release Party on May 16, 6-8 p.m., Academic West 4th floor Skybridge. Refreshments provided!

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"‘Come and Take Them!’ Gender, Race, and Rage in the U.S. Gun Control Debate" May 9 at 3 p.m.

Political Science News - Mon, 05/08/2017 - 1:09pm

24th Annual Political Science Association Conference and Gordon Sandison Memorial Lecture

Tuesday, May 9

Panel Discussions

8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

4th Floor, Arntzen Hall

 

Gordon Sandison Lecture: ‘Come and Take Them!’ Gender, Race, and Rage in the U.S. Gun Control Debate

CF 110 at 3 p.m.

"‘Come and Take Them!’ Gender, Race, and Rage in the U.S. Gun Control Debate" May 9 at 3 p.m.

News - Mon, 05/08/2017 - 1:09pm

24th Annual Political Science Association Conference and Gordon Sandison Memorial Lecture

Tuesday, May 9

Panel Discussions

8:30 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

4th Floor, Arntzen Hall

 

Gordon Sandison Lecture: ‘Come and Take Them!’ Gender, Race, and Rage in the U.S. Gun Control Debate

CF 110 at 3 p.m.

WWU’s Sandra Alfers to Discuss German-Jewish Writer Else Dormitzer May 17

MCL News - Thu, 05/04/2017 - 9:40am

Sandra Alfers, professor of German and director of the Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity at Western Washington University, will discuss her research on the poetry of the Holocaust from 4-5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17 in Western Libraries Special Collections on the 6th floor of Wilson Library. 

The presentation is free and open to the public.

WWU’s Sandra Alfers to Discuss German-Jewish Writer Else Dormitzer May 17

News - Thu, 05/04/2017 - 9:40am

Sandra Alfers, professor of German and director of the Ray Wolpow Institute for the Study of the Holocaust, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity at Western Washington University, will discuss her research on the poetry of the Holocaust from 4-5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17 in Western Libraries Special Collections on the 6th floor of Wilson Library. 

The presentation is free and open to the public.

WWU Student Journalists Capture Three Top Prizes the SPJ Regional Mark of Excellence Awards

News - Thu, 05/04/2017 - 9:24am

Western Washington University had three winners and several additional finalists in the Region 10 Mark of Excellence (MOE) Awards from the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) in Seattle on April 14.

            SPJ’s Region 10 includes Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington.

            Winners:

State AG Bob Ferguson speaks to full house at Western

Political Science News - Wed, 05/03/2017 - 11:28am

Western Washington University’s Political Science Department hosted a conversation titled, “See You in Court, Mr. President!” with Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson on May 2.

Ferguson recently filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of the State of Washington challenging the constitutionality of President Trump’s Executive Order temporarily barring immigration and refugees from seven Muslim majority nations.

WWU photos by Rhys Logan.

 

State AG Bob Ferguson speaks to full house at Western

News - Wed, 05/03/2017 - 11:28am

Western Washington University’s Political Science Department hosted a conversation titled, “See You in Court, Mr. President!” with Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson on May 2.

Ferguson recently filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of the State of Washington challenging the constitutionality of President Trump’s Executive Order temporarily barring immigration and refugees from seven Muslim majority nations.

WWU photos by Rhys Logan.

 

WWU researcher assists in discovery of two new tarsier species in Indonesia

Anthropology News - Wed, 05/03/2017 - 10:24am

Myron Shekelle, research associate at Western Washington University’s Department of Anthropology, is involved in an Indonesian study that has identified two new species of tarsiers - small nocturnal primates found only on several islands of Southeast Asia.

WWU researcher assists in discovery of two new tarsier species in Indonesia

News - Wed, 05/03/2017 - 10:24am

Myron Shekelle, research associate at Western Washington University’s Department of Anthropology, is involved in an Indonesian study that has identified two new species of tarsiers - small nocturnal primates found only on several islands of Southeast Asia.

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