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|Leonard writes chapter for book on racial politics in L.A.
|Western professors discuss 'Boys in the Boat'
Western Washington University professors hosted a discussion about the history and politics in “Boys in the Boat,” the Western Reads book for this school year that was recently selected as the book for Whatcom Reads.
|Event: WWU hosts faculty discussions about 1936 Berlin Olympics
Western Washington University’s Western Reads program will host a pair of faculty panel discussions about the societal and historical impact of the 1936 Berlin Olympics, which were designed to showcase Adolf Hitler’s master-race theory.
|Leni Riefenstahl’s groundbreaking documentary, ‘Olympia,’ to be shown at Pickford Film Center
Western Washington University’s Western Reads program and Whatcom Reads! host a showing of Leni Riefenstahl’s documentary, “Olympia,” which debuted in 1938 and broke new ground in the way sports were filmed and edited, at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, at Pickford Film Center, 1318 Bay St.…
|Whatcom Reads! events coming up
If you haven’t read Daniel James Brown’s “Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics,” you have just over a month before Brown comes to Whatcom County to speak as the highlight of the annual Whatcom Reads! events. Even if you don’t row, even if you…
|Faculty attending Aug. 23 commencement announced
|Leonard selected as NEH Summer Scholar
|Opening Convocation to kick off school year Sept. 18
|Convocation, breakfast set for Sept. 18
|Invitations sent for opening convocation Sept. 18