Videos

Marjorie Faulstich Orellana, professor and director of faculty for the Teacher Education Program at UCLA, presents "Immigrant Youth's Contributions to Families and Society as Language and Culture Brokers" from noon to 1:20 p.m. Nov. 4 in the Fairhaven College Auditorium as part of the World Issues Forum.

Orellana's description of her talk:

Did you miss this event in November? Check out the video online, courtesy of Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies and WWU Video Services.

Malalai Joya, Afghan woman activist and suspended parliamentarian, spoke at Western Washington University on Nov. 12, 2009.

Kristine Slentz, a professor in the Department of Special Education at WWU, presents "School and Family Life in Rural Kenya," a photo essay depicting school and family life in rural Kenya. The presentation integrates the survey results Slentz has obtained during her research into childrens behavior, school and family life in rural areas of Kenya.

Diane Johnson, an associate professor of Modern and Classical Languages at Western Washington University, presents "Sanskrit: A crash course." Johnson delivered this lecture on Nov. 4, 2009.

TVW's Author's Hour with host Terry Tazioli and guest John Miles and a conversation on his book "Wilderness in National Parks: Playground or Preserve?" Miles is a professor of Environmental Studies at Western Washington University.

Carolyn Nielsen, an assistant professor in the Department of Journalism at WWU, presents "El Progreso del Periodismo: the Growing Presence of Spanish-language News Media in the U.S." regarding her research into the history and current state of U.S. Spanish-language news media. While many news outlets struggle to survive, their Spanish-language counterparts are thriving. Language is not the only factor in audience growth and loyalty.

Sherry Burkey, vice president for University Relations at Western Washington University, testified before the Washington state House Higher Education Committee in Olympia on Oct. 29. Video is courtesy of TVW, the Washington state public affairs TV network.

Bill Lyne, a professor of English at Western Washington University and the president of the United Faculty of Washington State, testified on Oct. 29 before the Washington state House Higher Education Committee. Video is courtesy of TVW, the Washington state public affairs TV network.

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