English Department

Kristiana Kahakauwila, Western Washington University assistant professor of English, was selected to be part of the summer 2013 Barnes and Noble Summer Discover Great New Writers program and the Target Emerging Author program for her literary short story collection, “This is Paradise.…

A reading and lecture by Stephen Burt, regarded by the New York Times as “one of the most influential poetry critics of his generation,” will take place at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13, in Western Washington University’s Viking Union Room 552.

This event is free and open…

Kathryn Trueblood, associate professor of English at Western Washington University, will give a lecture titled “How Can Publishing Suit Your Purpose?” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 19 in the Bellingham City Council Chambers at 210 Lottie St. in Bellingham.

The free, public talk…

Brenda Miller’s essay “Tender" appears in the October 2013 issue of the journal "Under The Gum Tree."

Kaveh Askari’s "Dossier: Early Cinema in South Asia: The Problem of the Archive" appears in "Framework: The Journal of Cinema and Media."

Rush Seitz (BA ‘09) and Laura Laffrado’s profile of deaf writer Adele George with an excerpt from George’s biography (bringing her work back into print for the first time in 140 years) appears in "Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers." Laffrado is a professor…

Kristin Mahoney’s article “Vernon Lee at the Margins of the Twentieth Century: World War I, Pacifism, and Post-Victorian Aestheticism” appears in "ELT: English Literature in Transition 1880-1920." Mahoney is an associate professor of English at WWU.

Lee Gulyas’s essay “Remains” has been published in "Prime Number: A Journal of Distinctive Poetry and Prose." Gulyas is a senior instructor in the department of English at WWU.

Marc Geisler has been named as associate dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Western Washington University.

"I am delighted to be able to announce that Marc Geisler has been appointed to serve as associate dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. He…

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