Friday, May 5, 2017
Victoria Volkay, senior English major, won the 2017 Dr. Frederick Horn Capstone Award for her capstone project entitled “The Humanity in Holmes: A Character Study on the Personality and Relationships of Sherlock Holmes in Literature and Film.” Volkay’s capstone focuses on Sherlock Holmes’ personality and his relationships with various characters in the original stories, and how those relationships translated to several of the most famous film adaptations by Basil Rathbone, Jeremy Brett, Robert Downey Jr., and Benedict Cumberbatch.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Senior English majors presented portions of their capstone at the final Bleasby Colloquium of the year in Mueller Theater on Thursday, April 20. Below are a list of presenters and the title of their projects:
Friday, February 24, 2017
As part of the Bleasby Colloquia Series, the Westminster College Department of English and Public Relations presents fiction writer Sherrie Flick. Flick will read excerpts from her latest collection Whiskey, Etc. on Thursday, March 23 at 7 p.m. in Mueller Theater, located in McKelvey Campus Center. The event is free and open to the public.
Thursday, January 26, 2017
The Division of Communications, Arts, Languages and Literature (CALL) Speaker Series presents the lecture "Sports, Media and the Color Line" given by Dr. Brian Carroll, Professor of Communication and Chair of the Department of Communication at Berry College. Dr. Carroll will speak February 15 from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Berlin Lounge at Westminster College.
Monday, November 14, 2016
Dr. Kristianne Kalata, associate professor of English, will speak at the Bleasby Colloquium on Thursday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m. in Mueller Theater. The event is free and open to the public.
Friday, October 14, 2016
As part of the Bleasby Colloquia Series, the Westminster College Department of English and Public Relations will feature Dr. Bethany Hicok, Professor of English and Honors Program Director, at 7 p.m. on Oct. 27, in Mueller Theater located in McKelvey Campus Center. The event is free and open to the public.
Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Westminster College will welcome Pulitzer-winning author Geraldine Brooks to campus on Sept. 28 in collaboration with the campus’ first year student inquiry program.
Tuesday, August 9, 2016
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced today that Westminster College and Dr. Bethany Hicok, professor of English and director of the honors program, received a $105,400 grant to lead a three-week summer seminar for college and university professors on “Elizabeth Bishop and the Literary Archive.”
Monday, August 8, 2016
Meet Kelly Lake ’11, assistant production manager for Illumination Entertainment. Her most recent work includes her involvement with “Secret Life of Pets,” the new family film that hit movie theatres this summer. Learn more in the Q&A!
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Dr. James Perkins, Westminster College professor of English emeritus, is the author of Bird by Bird Watching published in May by Dawn Valley Press.
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