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‘Palestine’ lecture sparks debate

Jennifer Jackson Assistant Editor William Cook, professor of English, spoke about “Sir Richard Catling and Palestine Today” in the President’s Dining Room Monday. During his sabbatical last year, Cook went through archives to discover Catling, who was an assistant-inspector-general with the Palestine police, and studied his role in mid-20th century Palestine. “What interested me wasn’t (Catling)... 

La Verne mourns loss of Dr. Dorena Wright

La Verne mourns loss of Dr. Dorena Wright
Professor of English Dorena Wright gives a 2009 speech at a dinner for the Peace with Justice Center of Pomona Valley, for which she served on the board. Wright taught at the University of La Verne beginning in 1989. / file photo by Rafael Anguiano Des Delgadillo Podcast Producer Folk music, poetry and a traditional ringing of bells filled Morgan Auditorium Jan. 31, during the memorial service for... 

Professor remembered for humor

Professor remembered for humor
Dr. Katharine Hoskins, pictured in 1983, taught English at the University of La Verne for 30 years before her retirement in 1994. She also served as chairwoman of the English department and the humanities division. / file photo by Kay Hoover Yaya Pineda Staff Writer Katharine Bail Hoskins, former chairwoman of the Uni­versity of La Verne’s English department, died Aug. 1 at the Mt. San Antonio Garden... 

Kahan hunts story behind forgery

Kahan hunts story behind forgery
Jeffrey Kahan, professor of English, presents his lecture “Forging a Ghost: The Hunt for Bruno” Feb. 11 in the President’s Dining Room. Kahan discussed William Henry Ireland’s forged works, focusing on “Bruno,” the title of one book that was never found. He explained how academic settings should have no tolerance for forgery and how it may have shaped views on Ireland. / photo by Nicole... 

Werner discusses the education of inmates

Werner discusses the education of inmates
David Werner, associate professor of English, spoke on “Lessons from Prison” Monday in the President’s Dining Room. Werner talked about how prisoners, when released, are very likely to return to prison. Werner’s presentation was hosted as part of the weekly faculty lecture series. / photo by Katherine Careaga Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer David Werner, associate professor of English, said he... 

Kahan shares Shakespeare’s occult

Kahan shares Shakespeare's occult
Jeffery Kahan, professor of English, discussed “Shake­speare and the Occult” in the President's Dining Room on Monday. Kahan read from “Hamlet” and talked about Shakespeare’s far-reaching influence in our cultural lives. / photo by Brittney Slater-Shew Ingrid Rodriguez Staff Writer Professor of English Jeffrey Kahan discussed the Shake­spearean impact on culture, and read from his new... 

Cook presents research on Hawthorne, short stories

Cook presents research on Hawthorne, short stories
Bill Cook, professor of English, spoke about Nathaniel Hawthorne in the President’s Dining Room on Monday. During the lecture, Cook thanked the faculty for a gift, the first edition of Hawthorne’s “Twice-Told Tales.”  He received this when he left his position as provost and vice president of academic affairs. / photo by Debora Escobar Veronica Sepulveda Staff Writer Bill Cook, professor... 
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