Appalachian writer Maggie Anderson be in residence at West Liberty University on October 4th and 5th as part of the Hughes Lecture Series. Anderson is author of six books, including Dear All, which is due out next year from Four Way Books. Her poetry has been featured in several poetry journals and has appeared in […]
Dr. Dave Thomas has recently had two of his poems published by Weelunk, an online magazine that features stories about the Wheeling area and the people who live there. Both poems feature local people. One, titled “just another warwood brat,” focuses on West Liberty State College’s former president, Clyde D. Campbell. It is a catalog […]
Next month, Associate Professor of English, Dr. Angela Rehbein will be honored by her alma mater Fairmont State University during their annual Alumni Awards Brunch. A tradition since 1977, each year the Fairmont State Alumni Association recognizes the achievements of outstanding graduates during Homecoming, and this year Dr. Rehbein will receive the Outstanding Alumna Award. Dr. […]
The deadline for submitting papers for the West Virginia Undergraduate English Symposium has been extended. See the attached CFP for further details. Or, you may contact Dr. Angela Rehbein or Dr. Steve Criniti.
The Department of Humanities at West Liberty University will be hosting the annual West Virginia Undergraduate English Symposium on March 19, 2016. Chairpersons Dr. Steve Criniti and Dr. Angela Rehbein are currently accepting submissions. This is an excellent professionalization opportunity for students, not to mention that cash awards will be given for the top two […]
Dr. Wally Hastings will be participating in a panel discussion of comics and popular culture during World War II at the Wizard World Comic-Con in Pittsburgh. The panel was organized by former Marvel employee Danny Fingeroth, who has written several scholarly pieces about comics. The Dr. Hastings and the panel will present at 5 p.m. […]
On Friday, November 7th, the Omicron Nu chapter of Sigma Tau Delta held an exquisite corpse story-writing event in the College Union. The West Liberty University campus community was invited to stop by and add a line to the story. The catch was that the person adding the line could not read any part of […]
Interim chair Dr. Jeremy Larance joined WLU Humanities graduate Dr. Matthew Smith on the October 24th edition of WLU-TV 14’s show Your Town. Their segment starts at about 9:25, and they discuss comics, WLU’s unique Graphic Narrative degree program and this year’s WVACET conference. Check it out: http://tinyurl.com/ndvatgw
Anna Cipoletti, English major and philosophy minor, recently presented her work at the 22nd Annual West Virginia Undergraduate Literary Symposium held at Concord University. Her paper, entitled “E. M. Forster’s Maurice and Genre Creation” explores Forster’s novel in relation to the bildungsroman literary genre.