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WSU Writing Program hosts French university president, linguist Carl Jubran for Nov. 10 lecture, workshop

PULLMAN, Wash.—Linguist Carl Jubran, president of the Institut Americain Universitaire in Aix en Provence, France, will present “Understanding How the ‘Language of Power’ Shapes Identities” at 4 p.m. Tues., Nov. 10 in Butch’s Den of the Washington State University Compton Union Building (CUB, L-60).

Hosted by the WSU Writing Program, the event is free and open to the public, and will be videostreamed to WSU campuses in Vancouver, Everett, Tri-Cities, and Spokane.

Jubran is also featured at an afternoon workshop for instructional faculty and graduate students titled “Moving Beyond Deficit-Based Thinking: Toward a More Inclusive Practice of Diversity.” It is set for Noon-1:30 p.m. on the same day in the Smith Center for Undergraduate Education (CUE) room 518. » More …

WSU Writing Program welcomes Latina author Cecilia Rodríguez-Milanés and filmmaker Alexandra Hidalgo for Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 presentations

PULLMAN, Wash. — “Immigrants Transforming American Identities” is the theme of afternoon presentations by author and poet Cecilia Rodríguez Milanés and documentary filmmaker Alexandra Hidalgo Sept. 30 and Oct. 1, hosted by The Writing Program at Washington State University. » More …