Art for Social Change Awards

Last weekend was the awards reception of the Art for Social Change exhibition! SLCR Director Carmen Lugo-Lugo and WSU Outreach and Education Executive Director Allen Sutton both provided opening addresses on the importance of art and remembrance. For anyone who didn’t follow the night’s events on Twitter, here were the highlights:

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Spring 2020 Lecture Series

  Last week was part of the School of Language, Culture, and Race’s 2020 spring lecture series, featuring doctors Mary Bloodsowrth-Lugo and Patricia Glazebrook at the CUE speaking on pandemics. The theme of Bloodsworth-Lugo’s presentation was “Mediated Fears about Pandemics and the American Imagination,” while Glazebrook’s was “Pandemics: Lessons from the Global South.” Subjects raised […]

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Art for Social Change

Here’s a sneak peek at some of the multi-media pieces we’ll be featuring in Art for Social Change! Expect many more, including poetry readings and musical submissions. Additional information can be found here.

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Lunar New Year Celebration with Chinese Club

On February third, the Chinese Club celebrated this Lunar New Year in the Bundy Reading Room. Festivities were led primarily by faculty member Doctor Xinmin Liu, who teaches courses on Chinese culture, language, and film. Since the Chinese Zodiac designates this year the Year of the Rat, Lili Zhang also showed participants how to make […]

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“A Nadie le Importa el Cielo Nocturno” by Maria Adare

  “Cuando una persona decide poner fin a una amistad, muchas veces es una decisión unilateral. La otra persona puede quedarse confundida y sin ninguna idea de lo que pasó para que termine la relación. Así fue para mí.” “When a person decides to put an end to a friendship, it is often a one-sided […]

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Searching for La Belle Dame

French Professor at the Washington State University Vancouver campus, Joan Grenier-Winther,  has made the news at WSU Insider for some recent research on the Clumber Park Chartier. This is an old manuscript containing fifteenth-century poems by Alain Chartier and others. The article published by the WSU Insider elucidates the search Grenier-Winther went on, and what […]

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MLK 2020 Art for Social Change Competition

The annual Art for Social Change competition is approaching. Submissions for the contest in various forms including visual artwork, literary artwork, and mixed-media/multimedia will be accepted through January 20th. You may bring your submissions of art that provoke, challenge, and inspire social justice and honor the memory of Martin Luther King and others who have […]

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Latinx Heritage Month 2019

From September 13th through October 15th, various activities happened at WSU to celebrate Canciones de Harmonia (Songs of Harmony)- the theme of this month. It all kicked off with a soccer match- including a processional to the game against University of Michigan. On the 16th of September, there was a Latinx Heritage Month kick-off celebration […]

WSU Indian Students Association Presents India Night

On the 27th of October, the WSU Indian Students Association hosted approximately 400 people for the annual India Night in the Gladish Cultural and Community Center. It was an evening of entertainment, food, and education on Indian culture and tradition. This evening was special as it happened to coincide with the first night of Diwali– […]

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School of Languages, Cultures, and Race Welcomes new Professor

Lili Zhang joined us in late September from the Confuscious Institute in China, where she was a guest teacher. She comes from the College of International Education, Wenzhou University, in Zhejiang Province, China.  Lili is a member of The Paper-cutting Art Professional Committee of China, and a certified Inheritor of paper-cutting of intangible cultural heritage […]

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