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Rodrigues talks ideology in American novels

Laurie Rodrigues, associate professor of English, lectures Tuesday about her recently published book, “The American Novel After Ideology,” in which she analyzes the paradox of ideologies in novels from 1961 to 2000.

Authors explore their published works for Book Day

In honor of National Library Week, the Wilson Library hosted the annual Book Day through a panel discussion, highlighting six books and three book chapters via Zoom on Monday at noon.

Potter tackles intraracial prejudice

Lawrence Potter, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, explained the notion of the “color line,” or “colorism” within the African American community, otherwise known as intraracial prejudice between light skinned and darker skinned African Americans, Monday 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.

New faculty introduced to La Verne

Provost Jonathan Reed hosted a reception for about 70 people, honoring new faculty members Tuesday in the Campus Center Ballroom.

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