SPOKANE, Wash. – The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded Lisa Silvestri, assistant professor of communication studies at Gonzaga University, a two-year, $100,000 grant for her humanities-based research initiative “Telling War.”
SPOKANE, Wash. – Novelist Tim O’Brien, known for his work tapping into his experiences as a soldier in the Vietnam War, will read from his work at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Feb. 6 in the Hemmingson Center Ballroom as part of the popular Gonzaga University Visiting Writers Series. Earlier that day, O’Brien will conduct a public question-and-answer session from 1:10-2 p.m. in the Hemmingson Auditorium.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s College of Arts and Sciences welcomes William D. Adams, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, who will discuss “Making an Impact: Veterans and the Humanities” in a free public lecture in Cataldo Hall’s Globe Room at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 14.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University’s College of Arts and Sciences announces its new Center for Public Humanities, directed by Brian Cooney, professor of English. The center will focus on veterans this academic year with special guests including William D. Adams, chair of the National Endowment of the Humanities, and American novelists Tim O’Brien and Whitney Terrell.
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University will hire a full-time veterans’ coordinator to help the University’s growing number of veteran students achieve their educational and personal goals, and to create a veterans student community and culture within the University. The position is supported by a grant from Americorps.