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Professor remembered for humor

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.

Shakespeare praised at conference

Shakespeare fans from far and near gathered, debated theories, and shared their love of the writer’s many works at the University of La Verne for the campus' first Shakespeare conference last Saturday.

Kahan hunts story behind forgery

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.

Werner discusses the education of inmates

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.

Kahan shares Shakespeare’s occult

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.

Cook presents research on Hawthorne, short stories

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.

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