English Department

Poet Natalie Diaz will be speaking on the Western Washington University campus at 4:15 p.m. Monday, March 9, in Fraser Hall Room 102.

Diaz has been featured on PBS Newshour and recently was selected to be the Holmes Fellow at Princeton University.

The event,…

Tiana Kahakauwila, an assistant professor of English at Western Washington University, has been selected as a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University for the 2015-16 academic year.

The Institute Fellowship program annually selects and supports 50 leading…

How did poets from centuries ago see their environment? And, more importantly, what did they think about the interactions between people and the earth?

Western Washington University Professor of English Ning Yu sought to answer those questions in his new book, “Borrowed from the…

Brenda Miller, a professor of English at Western Washington Unviersity, has had her essay "Everyday Yoga: Three Poses" published in the essay collection "Going Om: Real-life Stories On and Off the Yoga Mat."

Chris Patton's poems "Blue Mountains Walking" and "(C)lear" have just been published in "epiphany: a literary journal."

Allison Giffen's essay "Lessons Learned: Gender and Paternal Desire in Martha Finley's Elsie Dinsmore Series" has just been published in the collection "Romantic Education in Nineteenth-Century American Literature: National and Transatlantic Contexts."

Kaveh Askari, an associate professor of English at Western Washington University, has had his book "Making Movies into Art: Picture Craft from the Magic Lantern to Early Hollywood" published by British Film Institute Publishing.

A screening of Maurice Tourneur’s rarely…

Kaveh Askari, an associate professor of English at Western Washington University, has had his book "Making Movies into Art: Picture Craft from the Magic Lantern to Early Hollywood" published by British Film Institute Publishing.

Ning Yu’s new book "Borrowed from the Great Lump of Earth: An American Eco-Critic’s Translation of Tang Poems" has just been published by Shanghai Press of the Classics in Beijing. Yu is a professor in the Western Washington University English Department.

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