Panel to discuss 2010-11 Western Reads selection 'The Young and the Digital' Nov. 4

Western Today staff

November 2, 2010

An interdisciplinary panel of Western Washington University faculty, staff and students will discuss the Western Reads 2010 book, "The Young & the Digital," by author S. Craig Watkins, at 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, in Communications Facility Room 115.

Dawn Dietrich (English), John Farquhar (Academic Technology), Kathleen Saunders (Anthropology) and Kai Fritchman (English) will explore the nature and significance of digital culture. The panel discussion will conclude with time for a question-and-answer session with the audience.

A live stream of this event will be available online at

Western Reads is a campus-wide reading program designed to promote intellectual engagement, community and conversation at WWU. It is sponsored jointly by The Office of Undergraduate Education and Student Affairs.