Assistant Professor of English Laurie Rodrigues discussed her research on people of color and their misrepresentation in media, politics, literature and prison as well as their underrepresentation on Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room.
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Students, faculty and community members filled the President’s Dining Room Monday for Professor of English Jeffrey Kahan’s faculty lecture, “Comic Book Industry v. the U.S. Government.”
English professor David Werner spoke about the real function of the prison system, humility and the hero journey in his final faculty lecture “I Have a Map to a Treasure” Monday in the President’s Dining Room.
William Cook, professor of English, spoke about “Sir Richard Catling and Palestine Today” in the President’s Dining Room Monday.
Folk music, poetry and a traditional ringing of bells filled Morgan Auditorium Jan. 31, during the memorial service for Dr. Dorena Wright, a professor of English with the University of La Verne for more than 25 years. Dr. Wright died in December at Pomona Valley Hospital. She was 76.
Katharine Bail Hoskins, former chairwoman of the University of La Verne’s English department, died Aug. 1 at the Mt. San Antonio Garden Community Home in Claremont. She was 90.
Professor of English Jeffrey Kahan talked about the life and mysteries of William Henry Ireland during his lecture titled “Forging a Ghost: The Hunt for Bruno,” Monday in the President’s Dining Room.
David Werner, associate professor of English, said he learned everything he knows about teaching from prison. He elaborated on this in his lecture titled “Lessons from Prison” which focused on why inmates should be educated – so they won’t return to prison after they are released.
Professor of English Jeffrey Kahan discussed the Shakespearean impact on culture, and read from his new book “Shakespeare and the Occult” in a faculty lecture on Monday.
Bill Cook, professor of English, discussed the research he gathered about the works of American fiction writer Nathaniel Hawthorne, and how Hawthorne contributed to the creation of the American short story, during his faculty lecture on Monday.