Panel discusses 2010-11 Western Reads book 'The Young & the Digital'

Submitted by admin on Fri, 11/05/2010 - 11:37am

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

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

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.