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Sept. 18: WSU Common Reading lecture ‘The Future Has Always Been Female’

By Emma Epperly, Undergraduate Education

Whitson Roger WSU EnglishPULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University Common Reading Program hosts “The Future has Always Been Female: Mary Shelley, Ada Lovelace, and the Origins of Science Fiction and Computing,” a lecture by Roger Whitson, 4:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18, in CUE 203. » More …

Common Reading book nominations for 2018-19 open through Nov. 1

By Bev Makhani, Undergraduate Education

Common Reading LogoPULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University Common Reading Program is accepting nominations for the 2018-19 students’ common reading book to coincide with the theme “Frontiers of technology, health and society.” » More …

Sept. 5: Common Reading lecture — HIV, AIDS stigmas persist into digital times 

PULLMAN, Wash. – Matthew Jeffries, director of Washington State University’s Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation Resource Center, will present “Not all video games and the brat pack: AIDS stigma from the 1980s to the digital age” as a common reading lecture at 5 p.m. Tues., Sept. 5, in CUE 203.  » More …

Aug 28: ‘Ready Player One’ author to present Common Reading Invited Lecture

By Bev Makhani, Office of Undergraduate Education

ernest clinePULLMAN, Wash. – Ernest Cline, screenwriter and author of “Ready Player One,” will give the 11th annual Common Reading Invited Lecture, 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 28, in Beasley Coliseum on the WSU Pullman campus, with streaming to other WSU campuses statewide. » More …

April 11: ‘Global Impacts of Education’ focus common reading presentation

Asif Chaudhry, WSU Vice President for International ProgramsPULLMAN, Wash. – Former U.S. Ambassador to Moldova and WSU Vice President for International Programs Asif Chaudhry will discuss the “Global Impacts of Education” at the next Common Reading Program event, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 11, in CUE 203. This event is free and open to the public. » More …

March 7: Women, international development discussed

By Emma Epperly, Undergraduate Education

PULLMAN, Wash. – International development projects in Pakistan and Afghanistan – and their impacts on women – will be presented at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, in CUE 203 as part of the Washington State University common reading. » More …

Feb. 28: Pintak to discuss media, America, Islam

PULLMAN, Wash. – The role of the media in shaping America’s relationship with Islam will be discussed by communication professor Lawrence Pintak at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, in CUE 203 in a free, public Washington State University common reading lecture. » More …