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Whitman Wire

Vol. CLIV, Issue 10
Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Whitman news since 1896

Whitman Wire

Joy Castro speaks about fertility choices in an era of climate anxiety

Ahmed Elsayed, Campus Life Reporter December 9, 2021

On Thursday, Dec. 2, Whitman welcomed writer Joy Castro to campus, albeit virtually. Castro is a Willa Cather professor of English and ethnic studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, novelist and...

Alex Dimitrov reading at the Visiting Writers Series event at the end of September. Photo by Lone Fullerton.

Visiting Writers, Lasting Lessons

Megan Hearst, Staff Writer October 7, 2015
The upcoming VWRS events will span many different disciplines.

Visiting writer tries to reconcile Mormonism, personal history

Geoffrey Leach November 13, 2014
On Thursday, Nov. 13, Shawn Vestal will give a talk as part of Whitman’s Visiting Writers Reading Series. Vestal will talk about his writing which includes a collection of short stories named “Godforsaken Idaho” and his memoir “A.K.A. Charles Abbott.”
Acclaimed Writer Barry Lopez Shares Stories with Whitman

Acclaimed Writer Barry Lopez Shares Stories with Whitman

Hannah Bartman September 19, 2013
Premier nature writer Barry Lopez spoke in Maxey Auditorium on September, 12th. Students, teachers, and community members listened eagerly as read passages from his works, as well as shared his thoughts on climate change and the environment.
Photos by Allie Felt.

Brenda Shaughnessy Lights Up Kimball Theatre

Mallory Martin October 31, 2012
On Thursday, Oct. 25, Whitman’s Visiting Writers Reading Series welcomed poet and Rutgers University professor Brenda Shaughnessy to Kimball Theatre to a small but lively audience.

Visiting Writers Reading Series welcomes pair of celebrated poets to campus

Alex Hagen April 12, 2012
On Thursday, April 12, the next installment of Whitman's Visiting Writers Reading Series will take place at 7:00 p.m. in Kimball Auditorium. The event will feature readings from Suzanne Buffam and Srikanth Reddy, both of whom teach at the University of Chicago in addition to writing and publishing poetry and other works.
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