PULLMAN, Wash. — Nineteenth-century American writer and lecturer on social reform, Julia Ward Howe, will be the topic of a conference April 24 on the Washington State University campus.
The 2-5 p.m. program at Avery Hall’s Bundy Reading Room, “Woman as Writer; Writer as Public Figure,” will feature keynote speaker Christina Zwarg of Haverford College, as well as panelists Gary Williams of the University of Idaho, Wendy Dasler Johnson from the WSU Vancouver campus and Valarie Ziegler of DePauw University.
Hosted by “ESQ: A Journal of the American Renaissance,” the event is also supported by the Department of English, the American Studies Program and Association for Faculty Women; and is open to the public and free of charge.
Conference questions can be directed to Jana Argersinger, 335-4795.

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