Pavithra Narayanan and Desiree Hellegers, associate professors, English, WSU Vancouver, co-authored “Toxic Imperialism: Memory, Erasure, and Environmental Injustice in David Chariandy’s Soucouyant,” in A Review of International English Literature.
Thabiti Lewis, associate professor, English, WSU Vancouver, was awarded the 2019 Black Metropolis Research Consortium Short-term Fellowship to complete his book on Chicago’s role in shaping the Black Arts Movement. Lewis also was appointed interim associate vice chancellor for academic affairs at WSU Vancouver for AY 2019-20.
Jennifer Lodine-Chaffey, instructor, English, WSU Tri-Cities, published “’Beyond Death’: John Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi and Posthumous Influence” in Ben Jonson Journal.
Linda Russo, clinical associate professor, English, read from her poems in the Wildfall Reading Series at the Eugene, Oregon, Public Library.
Jennifer Lodine-Chaffey, instructor, English, WSU Tri-Cities, authored “John Milton’s Samson Agonistes: Deathly Selfhood” in Parergon: Journal of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Medieval and Early Modern Studies.
Anna Plemons, clinical assistant professor, English, WSU Tri Cities, was named the University’s 2019 Woman of the Year.
Diane Gillespie, professor emeritus, English, was named to receive the Emeritus Society Legacy of Excellence Award at WSU Showcase 2019.
Jennifer Lodine-Chaffey, instructor, English, WSU Tri-Cities, authored “‘What is he whose grief bears such an emphasis?’: Hamlet’s Development of a Mourning Persona” in Quidditas: Journal of the Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association.
Linda Russo, clinical associate professor, English, co-authored Counter-Desecration: A Glossary for Writing Within the Anthropocene (Wesleyan University Press).
John Barber, clinical associate professor, and Greg Philbrook, instructional technician, creative media and digital culture/English, WSU Vancouver, exhibited their sound art project Sound Spheres at the 2018 International Conference for Interactive Digital Storytelling Art Exhibition, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland.