Humanities and Cultural Studies

Immortal exhibition

Wright State English students’ study of vampire literature will impact them forever

Students in the Studies in Literary Theory course created a Vampire Exhibition as their final project and culminating experience for the class.  Continue reading

Nearly 1,500 students to graduate at Wright State’s spring commencement ceremonies

Wright State will hold its spring 2024 graduate ceremony on Friday, April 26, at 7 p.m. and its undergraduate ceremony on Saturday, April 27, at 10 a.m. in the Wright State University Nutter Center. Continue reading

Virtual lecture series aims to build bridge between Wright State and Ukrainian students

Wright State students are getting exposed to war through a series of video exchanges with students in Kharkiv, Ukraine, on the frontlines of the Russian-Ukrainian war. Continue reading

Philosopher of biology and medicine to give Erik C. Banks Memorial Lecture in Philosophy at Wright State

Anya Plutynski, professor of philosophy at Washington University, will lecture on “Talking ‘Cures’ in the Context of Mental Health: A Better Model for Mental Health Care than Somatic Medicine” on March 12 at Wright State. Continue reading

Indian political theorist, Oxford honorary fellow to give Piediscalzi Lecture at Wright State

Rajeev Bhargava, director of the Parekh Institute of Indian Thought at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, will lecture on “Indian Secularism and the Ambivalence of Religion” on March 11 at Wright State. Continue reading

Wright State faculty member and author Erin Flanagan wins Ohio Arts Council award

Erin Flanagan, an award-winning author and professor of English at Wright State, received an Individual Excellence Award from the Ohio Arts Council. Continue reading

Poetry, music and mysticism highlight free concert at Wright State

Latif Bolat will present a concert of song, music and poetry on March 4 in Wright State’s Schuster Hall in the Creative Arts Center. Continue reading

Wright State honors outstanding faculty at inaugural research awards event

Wright State faculty were honored with the Outstanding Scholarly and Creative Activities Awards and the Public Impact Recognition Awards. Continue reading

Finding a sense of purpose

Kaycie Bolin soared to new heights as a nontraditional student at Wright State

2023 alumna Kaycie Bolin found a sense of purpose and fulfillment while studying French and English at Wright State. Continue reading

Inclusive service

Wright State student A Tassy finds their calling in serving their community

Wright State graduate student A Tassy seeks to serve the needs of their community through the nonprofit organization Inclusive Fairborn. Continue reading