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Marjorie Donker was born October 17, 1926, in Broadview Montana (pop. 192) to Paul Powell, a high school teacher, and Hertha Lehfeldt, a rich farmer’s daughter who suffered an untimely death from a stroke when Marjorie was only six. Over the years, reading was her refuge from the sadness and…

Professor of English Christopher Wise's translation of Hawad’s book-length poem In the Net was recently published with the African Poetry Series, edited by Kwame Dawes, at the University of Nebraska Press. Hawad is a Tuareg poet and painter of the Sahara, who writes in Tamajaght,…

Managing Editor B. Woods, a graduate student in the English department, and Editor in Chief and WWU Professor of English Susanne Paola Antonetta have announced the publication of Bellingham Review Issue 83, which is now live at bhreview.org.

Established in 1977, Western's…

WWU Professor of English Christopher Wise recently published "Decolonisation or Redemption? The One State Solution: 'Unsilencing Gaza' and 'Liberating Palestine'" in Arena Quarterly, No. 7 (2021). Go to https://arena.org.au/edition/arena-quarterly-no-7/ to read this…

Western's Disability Studies Steering Committee, History Department, English Department, and Anthropology Department will host Susan Burch, professor and director of American Studies at Middlebury College, for "Committed: Remembering Native Kinship in and beyond Institutions…

Western's English and Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies departments will celebrate National Poetry Month with a virtual event featuring award-winning poet Anastacia-Reneé at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 22.

Anastacia-Reneé  is a writer, educator, interdisciplinary artist…

Western's College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the WWU Alumni Association will present "Curating and Presenting Lasting Literature: WWU's Bellingham Review" at noon on Wednesday, March 10 via Zoom as part of the CHSS Dean's Lecture Series.

Western’s literary journal, the…

Western's College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the WWU Alumni Association will present "Curating and Presenting Lasting Literature: WWU's Bellingham Review" at noon on Wednesday, March 10 via Zoom as part of the CHSS Dean's Lecture Series.

Western’s literary journal, the…

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