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Cook emphasizes literature’s impact

Professor of English William Cook talked about understanding literature and its relationship to his book “Age of Fools” at his faculty lecture Tuesday in the President’s Dining Room.

Lecture discusses racism’s persistence

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.

Kahan explores censorship

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.”

Werner reflects on teaching career

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.

‘Palestine’ lecture sparks debate

William Cook, professor of English, spoke about “Sir Richard Catling and Palestine Today” in the President’s Dining Room Monday.

La Verne mourns loss of Dr. Dorena Wright

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.

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