Lectures relating to the WSU common reading program’s book “The Flu” will be happening in October and November.
Author and former WSU faculty member, Dr. Alfred Crosby, will be lecturing on October 16 in CUE 203. He the world’s expert on the 1918 flu epidemic, and is cited multiple times in “Flu”, WSU’s Common Reading book. He will be at WSU to share his expertise on the 1918 flu pandemic with students and faculty.
The author of “Flu”, Gina Kolata, will be lecturing on November 6. The 2000 Pulitzer Prize-finalist and award-winning author will talk about her book with students and faculty.