Honors student, Hannah Utter, receives award in creative nonfiction
Honors student, Hannah Utter, has been awarded the Western Regional Honors Council Literature Award in Creative Nonfiction. Her creative nonfiction essay was chosen by a faculty committee at the University of Wyoming and will be published in Scribendi—the Western Regional Honors Council’s literary magazine based at the University of New Mexico. Hannah has been invited to attend the WRHC annual conference and award ceremony in Bozeman, Montana, March 2019, to receive her cash prize and recognition.
Jokes aside, the English language is a huge and diverse system containing over 170,000 words. With the language constantly adapting, that number only grows. In a language so large, word choice is incredibly important for authors as they write because words are able to evoke a range of feelings and emotions.
“Word choice and arrangement is foundational to good writing,” said Annie Lampman, a clinical assistant professor who teaches creative writing in the Honors College. » More …
Assistant Dean Robin Bond presents at International Virginia Woolf Conference
Dr. Robin Bond of the Honors College, together with Dr. Trevor Bond of the Washington State University Libraries, traveled recently to Reading, England to present at the Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf: ‘Virginia Woolf and the World of Books’. Their papers were part of a panel exploring the Personal Library of Leonard and Virginia Woolf, which belongs to the Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections of the WSU Libraries in Pullman, Washington. » More …
Distinguished Lecture Series Presents Donna M. Campbell: “Edith Wharton’s Two Americas”
Washington State University English Professor and Humanities Fellow Donna M. Campbell will present “Edith Wharton’s Two Americas” at 5:30 p.m. Tues., Feb. 21, in Goertzen 21 (GCAD 21). The presentation is co-hosted by the Humanities Planning Group (HPG) and the Honors College, and is free and open to the public.
Washington State University English Professor and Humanities Fellow Donna M. Campbell will present “Edith Wharton’s Two Americas” at 5:30 p.m. Tues., Feb. 21, in Goertzen 21 (GCAD 21). The presentation is co-hosted by the Humanities Planning Group (HPG) and the Honors College, and is free and open to the public. » More …
This talk will highlight all the ways — medically, scientifically, technologically, educationally, philosophically, culturally, linguistically, economically — that the Islamic world has contributed to “Western Civilization.” It will emphasize the interdependence of all peoples and cultures historically with a view to promoting mutual understanding, peace and cooperation through recognition of the significant heritage we share. This view suggests a fundamental redefining of the way we understand “the West” and “Islam” and their relation to one another both historically and presently. Co-hosted by the WSU History Club. Common Reading Stamp available.