Western to Host Viewing of 'Starving the Beast' May 8

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Western Washington University will host a viewing of the film, “Starving the Beast,” from 4-6 p.m. on Monday, May 8 in Academic West 210 (AW 210).

This event, co-sponsored by the Office of Provost, Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies, Woodring College of Education and departments of Anthropology, English and History, is free and open to the public.

This film covers America’s battle to disrupt and reform public universities. According to the Huffington Post, “No film better exposes the coordinated assault on public higher education that is going on right now across the country.”

After the film, James Loucky (Anthropology), Kristin Mahoney (English), Johann Neem (History) , Clayton Pierce (Interdisciplinary Studies) and moderator Francisco Rios (Education) will a host a post-film discussion about the future of public higher education.

For more information on this event, contact Melinda Assink at Melinda.assink@wwu.edu or (360) 650-3547.