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Languages, Cultures, and Race

Vilma Navarro-Daniels.Vilma Navarro-Daniels, professor, languages, cultures, and race, presented “’We will survive as two Robinsons’: The loss of sociopolitical referents as the dissolution of one’s own subjectivity in Ignacio Martínez de Pisón’s ‘La muerte mientras tanto’ (‘Death meanwhile’)” at the 27th International Conference on Literature and Hispanic Studies organized by Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania.

Navarro-Daniels also coauthored En la Elocuencia del Silencio (In the Eloquence of Silence); Critical Edition of the Poetry of Marta Ortiz Lorca (Valparaíso University Press) through a grant from the Ministry of Cultures, Arts and Heritage, Government of Chile.


Greg Yasinitsky.

Greg Yasinitsky, Regents professor, music, released a new CD, YAZZ Band: New Normal on Origin Records. Recorded partially in the WSU Recording Studio, it features Yasinitsky’s compositions and saxophone playing, and music faculty members Horace Alexander Young, Gabe Condon, Jake Svendsen, F. David Snider, and David Jarvis, professor emeritus. Other recent releases from Yasinitsky include String Theory, featuring his compositions for saxophone and strings with WSU faculty, including music’s Meredith Arksey and Ruth Boden; and “Gregory W. Yasinitsky | Jazz Concerto | Version for Piano and Wind Ensemble.”