College of Liberal Arts News Archive

The Movable Project & New Ohio Review Announce Winners of Recovery-Themed Writing Contest
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The Movable Project, a grassroots digital archive of recovery stories, housed at Marshall University, recently announced the winners of the 2022 Recovery Writing Contest, a partnership with the New Ohio Review, a national literary magazine. Judges considered a number of poems, stories and first-hand accounts.  First-place winners are Kari Gunter-Seymour (Ohio) and
Faculty, students to host Japanese immersion camp
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Faculty and students from Marshall University’s Department of Modern Languages will be leading Japanese Immersion Camps for students in Cabell County Schools Tuesday through Friday, June 14-17, and June 21-24, at Altizer Elementary School. This is the 10th anniversary for the Cabell County Japanese Immersion Summer Camp. There will be a showcase
Rivas named Hedrick Award winner
Dr. Zelideth Rivas, professor of Japanese at Marshall University, has been selected as the university’s Dr. Charles E. Hedrick Outstanding Faculty Award winner for 2021-2022.
Modern Languages to present discussion on Japan’s role in global demographic challenges
Marshall University’s Department of Modern Languages and Japanese Outreach Program will welcome Kenju Murakami, Deputy Consul General Director of the Japan Information Center of the Consulate General of Japan in New York, on Tuesday, April 19. The lecture and panel discussion will begin at 4 p.m. in Drinko Library room 402 on Marshall’s Huntington campus.
College of Liberal Arts to host Research and Creativity Conference
Scholars from the Marshall University College of Liberal Arts will gather Thursday, April 7, and Friday April 8, to present their research. The two-day conference will take place in Drinko Library as students from across the college present display posters and host panel discussions.
Professor among team to present at WonderCon
Marshall University Psychology Professor Dr. April Fugett will lead a discussion Friday, April 1, at 7:30 p.m. in Anaheim, California, on “Psychology of Fanfiction, Fandoms and Shipping” at WonderCon. WonderCon is part of the Comic-Con International family of conventions.
Alumnus to present lecture on ‘Animal Actions, Human Reactions’
Marshall University will present “Animal Actions, Human Reactions: Writing a Revolutionary Caribbean and Beyond,” Friday, April 15, at 4 p.m. in Harris Hall 134. The free lecture will be presented by Dr. Charlton Yingling, an assistant professor of history at the University of Louisville.
‘Wars Within’ program to feature lecture from veteran, theology scholar
The West Virginia Humanities Council and the Marshall University College of Liberal Arts will present the Rev. Dr. Brian Powers’ lecture, The Loss and Recovery of Meaning: Moral Injury and the Value of Theology. The lecture, free and open to the public, will take place on Marshall’s Huntington campus at 5:30 p.m. in the Weisberg Applied Engineering Complex Room 1203 on Friday, April 8.
2022 Moffat Lecture to feature Harvard professor Dr. Caroline Light
The Marshall University Department of History will present the 2022 Charles Hill Moffat Lecture, featuring Dr. Caroline Light, director of undergraduate studies and senior lecturer at the Program in Studies of Women, Gender and Sexuality at Harvard University.
2022 Charlotte Schmidlapp Lecture to feature Paula Stone Williams
Marshall University’s Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies will present the 2022 Charlotte Schmidlapp Distinguished Lecture in Women’s Studies Tuesday, March 22, at 6:30 p.m. in the Memorial Student Center, room BE5.