Wright State launches major WWI project with concert of music from the Great War

CELIA World War I art

Wright State history and music programs are collaborating on a concert of popular songs from the Great War, the first program in CELIA’s yearlong commemoration of the start of World War I. Continue reading

Peace offering

Wright State’s Carol Loranger develops online bibliography for Dayton Literary Peace Prize
Carol Loranger

Carol Loranger, chair of the Department of English Languages and Literatures, creates online bibliography on the winners of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. Continue reading

In memoriam: Karen Hayes

Karen Hayes

Karen Hayes had served as a lecturer in the Department of English Language and Literatures at Wright State. Continue reading

New journal highlights excellent writing by Wright State students

Scott Geisel

New journal shines spotlight on excellent student writing from Wright State’s Integrated Writing courses. Continue reading

Video—Mad Men: The Class

Andrew Strombeck

Andrew Strombeck, associate professor of English, discusses his course Mad Men and Literature 1965–70 on Fox 45 in the Morning. The course uses Mad Men to show the influence literature has on pop culture. Watch the interview from Fox 45.

Technical and Professional Writing program receives donated software

Technical and Professional Writing program receives donated software

Wright State technical writing students work with state-of-the-art computer programs thanks to donations from two leading software companies. Continue reading

‘Mad Men’ focus of Wright State course

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Excerpt Dapper Don Draper has made his way into a local college classroom. Andrew Strombeck, a Wright State associate English professor, created “Mad Men and Literature 1965-70” to show the impact literature has on pop culture, according to an article … Continue reading

Wright State goes Mad (Men) for new literature course

Andrew Strombeck

Wright State course uses the TV show “Mad Men” to examine the influence literature has had on pop culture. Continue reading

English professor Angela Beumer Johnson wins Ohio teaching award

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Wright State professor Angela Beumer Johnson named Outstanding College Language Arts Educator by the Ohio English educators organization. Continue reading

On being a literary citizen

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Excerpt The theme of being a “literary citizen” set the tone for a recent panel discussion at Wright State University on Feb. 19. I attended for a variety of reasons: my alma mater is Wright State, I know most of … Continue reading