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How Wright State students spent Spring Break

How Wright State students spent Spring Break

From playful to work-full to relax-filled, Wright State students discuss how they spent Spring Break. Continue reading

Boston Pops’ Keith Lockhart will conduct Britten’s ‘War Requiem’

Keith Lockhart on stage

Excerpt In addition to being a fine collaboration between two of the Miami Valley’s most venerable institutions, the upcoming presentation of Benjamin Britten’s “War Requiem” is the fulfillment of a family’s lifelong wish. The institutions are the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra … Continue reading

About conductor Keith Lockhart, Distinguished Visiting Artist

Keith Lockhart (Photo by Michael Lutch)

Distinguished Visiting Artist Keith Lockhart has served as conductor of the Boston Pops since 1995 and principal conductor of the BBC Concert Orchestra since 2010. Continue reading

Acclaimed conductor Keith Lockhart to teach at Wright State, lead ‘War Requiem’ performances

Keith Lockhart conducting

Conductor Keith Lockhart will teach master classes with School of Music students and conduct the “War Requiem” with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus and Wright State Choirs. Continue reading

New Wright State literary mag seeks creative writers

Mad-River-Review

Excerpt Wright State University’s Department of English Language and Literatures is relaunching a literary magazine, Mad River Review, says Dennis Loranger, lecturer in English and music. Dennis will also serve as the relaunched magazine’s editor. “Literary magazines tend to rise … Continue reading

College of Liberal Arts faculty to discuss research at conference Feb. 9

Paul Lockhart

College of Liberal Arts faculty will discuss their research, ranging from a Prophet Moses Festival in Jerusalem to musical theatre to Dayton during World War I, at a conference Feb. 9. Continue reading

Language art

Wright State’s Chris Hall opening doors in China for the teaching of English
Chris Hall

Wright State plans to partner with a university in China to enroll its students in Wright State’s Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages program. Continue reading

Middle East, wartime China, musical instruments focus of Wright State authors honored for publications

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The College of Liberal Arts will recognize faculty members who published books and albums in 2014. Continue reading

Interview with Wright State alumnus and author James Brubaker

James Brubaker

Wright State alumnus James Brubaker, who teaches creative writing at Southwest Missouri State University, is the author of several books. Continue reading

Interview with Wright State grad and author Ryan Ireland

Ryan Ireland

Ryan Ireland, who earned his B.A. and M.A. in English from Wright State, will publish “Beyond the Horizon” in March. Continue reading