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Gonzaga Visiting Writers Series Continues March 29 with Robyn Schiff

Gonzaga Visiting Writers Series Continues March 29 with Robyn Schiff

Posted on February 11, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – The 2015-16 edition of the popular Gonzaga University Visiting Writers Series continues March 29 with a presentation by Robyn Schiff, a widely published poet and professor at the University of Iowa who has been featured in many prestigious journals and magazines, including The New Yorker, Poetry and A Public Space.

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Paul Manoguerra Discusses Jundt Art Museum at Gonzaga Guild Lecture Feb. 23

Paul Manoguerra Discusses Jundt Art Museum at Gonzaga Guild Lecture Feb. 23

Posted on February 8, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Paul Manoguerra, director and curator of Gonzaga University’s Jundt Art Museum, will discuss the museum now marking its 20th anniversary in a free lecture at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 23 in the McCarthey Athletic Center Herak Room. Presented by the Greater Gonzaga Guild, the event is open to the public.

New State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall Charms Crowd with Poem for Connecting Washington Event

New State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall Charms Crowd with Poem for Connecting Washington Event

Posted on January 29, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – New State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall, a Gonzaga University English professor, charmed a crowd that included Gov. Jay Inslee and key state leaders gathered today to celebrate the Connecting Washington state transportation funding, reading a poem he penned for the occasion, “There are Many Ways to Move Through Our Day.”

Gonzaga Hosts First Public Reading with Tod Marshall as State Poet Laureate Feb. 4

Gonzaga Hosts First Public Reading with Tod Marshall as State Poet Laureate Feb. 4

Posted on January 22, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Join Gonzaga University poet and English Professor Tod Marshall for his first public reading as the new Washington State Poet Laureate for 2016-2018 at 7:30 p.m. in the Cataldo Hall Globe Room. Other area poets, including Nance Van Winckel and Spokane Poet Laureate Laura Read will join Marshall at the event, which is free and open to the public.

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Hockey Helps Youth, Warms Hearts

Hockey Helps Youth, Warms Hearts

Posted on January 15, 2016

Gonzaga Exceptional Hockey, launched by Gonzaga special education Professor Mark Derby to help youth overcome learning and communications difficulties, has caught the attention of the National Hockey League’s Vancouver Canucks.

Lecture Jan. 21 Explores Debate among Muslims over Islamic State Group

Lecture Jan. 21 Explores Debate among Muslims over Islamic State Group

Posted on January 11, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University will present a lecture by Florida State University Professor John Kelsay titled, “The Debate over the Islamic State Group: Muslim Perspectives on Religion and Politics” at 5 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 21 in the Jepson Center’s Wolff Auditorium. The event, which is free and open to the public, is intended for a general audience.

Baroque Dance Opera ‘Dido & Aeneas’ Comes to Hemmingson Center Jan. 29-30

Baroque Dance Opera ‘Dido & Aeneas’ Comes to Hemmingson Center Jan. 29-30

Posted on January 11, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – In a collaboration between music, theatre and dance faculty and students, Gonzaga University presents Henry Purcell’s English baroque dance opera “Dido & Aeneas” in the John J. Hemmingson Center Ballroom Friday, Jan. 29 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, Jan. 30 (2 & 8 p.m.). Tickets may be purchased online at www.gonzaga.edu/dido.

Tod Marshall New State Poet Laureate

Tod Marshall New State Poet Laureate

Posted on January 7, 2016

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Gonzaga University English Professor Tod Marshall, an award-winning poet, has been appointed the fourth Washington State Poet Laureate by Gov. Jay Inslee, the Washington State Arts Commission and Humanities Washington announced. His two-year term begins Feb. 1.

Celebrating 20th Anniversary, Jundt Art Museum Presents ‘Fifty Masterworks from the Print Collection’

Celebrating 20th Anniversary, Jundt Art Museum Presents ‘Fifty Masterworks from the Print Collection’

Posted on December 18, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – In celebration of its 20th anniversary year, the Jundt Art Museum at Gonzaga University opens the exhibition “Fifty Masterworks from the Print Collection of the Jundt Art Museum” on Saturday, Jan. 9. The exhibition runs through April 2. A free public reception will be held from 4-9 p.m., Friday, Feb. 5.