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National Endowment for Humanities Awards Gonzaga Professor Lisa Silvestri $100,000 Grant

National Endowment for Humanities Awards Gonzaga Professor Lisa Silvestri $100,000 Grant

Posted on April 7, 2017

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.”

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Famed Novelist Tim O’Brien Speaks Feb. 6 at Gonzaga University Visiting Writers Series

Famed Novelist Tim O’Brien Speaks Feb. 6 at Gonzaga University Visiting Writers Series

Posted on January 24, 2017

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.

NEH Chair Adams to Discuss ‘Making an Impact: Veterans and the Humanities’ on Nov. 14

NEH Chair Adams to Discuss ‘Making an Impact: Veterans and the Humanities’ on Nov. 14

Posted on October 31, 2016

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.

Gonzaga Launches Center for Public Humanities, Directed by Professor Brian Cooney

Gonzaga Launches Center for Public Humanities, Directed by Professor Brian Cooney

Posted on September 26, 2016

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.