Emily Salvatori, Advertising Manager Ampersand, a student-run and published literary journal, makes its return for the 2018-2019 year after a hiatus. Current students of any major can submit works to the Ampersand editorial board before Feb. 24 to be considered for publication. Works can include fiction and creative nonfiction, poetry, and artwork.
By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer Once a risky story of a young scientist and his monster, Frankenstein celebrates its 200th birthday as a literary legend. It seems time only helped Mary Shelley’s masterpiece. For such a meaningful anniversary for the literary community, WLU organized an interdisciplinary symposium on Frankenstein which will take place from from 10 a.m. – noon, Tuesday,…
By Corey Riner, Contributing Writer Today, March 22, West Liberty University’s Hughes Lecture Series will proudly welcome its newest guest: New York Times bestselling author, Jeannette Walls. Throughout the lecture, Walls will discuss the many messages and teachings that came out of her own personal life story, chronicled in the bestselling 2005 memoir, “The Glass Castle.”
By Yijing Shen, Contributing Writer West Liberty University offers 22 special topic courses in total for over 10 majors during its 2018 Spring semester. Special topic courses refer to any course with course number 278, 378 and 478. Course number stands for its curriculum level; the higher the number, the harder the class is.
Compiled by Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer Associate professor of English Dr. Angela Rehbein recently edited a book titled Women’s Literary Networks and Romanticism: “A Tribe of Authoresses.” Rehbein’s research focuses on British women writers of the Romantic period.
By Emily Salvatori, Assistant Editor On Saturday, March 25, West Liberty University held the 25th Annual West Virginia Undergraduate English Symposium. The English Symposium gives students in West Virginia an opportunity to present literary scholarship. Any student from colleges across the state can submit literary scholarship. This is the second time West Liberty has hosted the English Symposium.
By Emily Salvatori, Assistant Editor On Wednesday, March 22, the Hughes Lecture Series returned to West Liberty University with West Virginia author Jessie van Eerden. Her lecture was entitled “One Being Implicates the World: Portraiture Across Genres.”
By Trevor Piccone, Contributing Writer West Liberty has several opportunities for students that enables them to showcase their many talents and projects. One of such opportunities is the upcoming English Symposium, which is an annual event that is being held on campus this year on March 25 in Campbell Hall.
By Molka BenHammouda, Contributing Writer West Liberty University offers students a variety of opportunities and programs, and a new major was recently added to the College of Education. It is called “Teaching English and Global Education,” and it is now one of the seven majors offered within the Community Education Program. The major is offered in cooperation between the College…