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The Conference on the American Short Story

April 26, 2022 by Carolyn Holt | News

  Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences recently hosted the Conference on the American Short Story in celebration of the art of short fiction. The conference was composed of several events including a short fiction workshop led by four local authors, dramatic readings of the authors’ short fiction work, a Literary (Pub)lishing Crawl,

History Students Win Best Paper Awards

April 26, 2022 by Natalie Figueroa | News

Patrick Beirne (‘22, History) and Sydney Horner (‘22, History) tied for Best Undergraduate Paper and Nat Pendergraft (‘22, History, TV Writing & Production; MA War & Society ‘23) was the runner-up at the 2022 Southern California Phi Alpha Theta (History Honors Society) Regional Conference. The conference featured 45 student presentations and 10 participating schools, and

War & Society Students Share Research with Vietnam Veterans

April 19, 2022 by Natalie Figueroa | News

Wilkinson College’s MA in War and Society Program recently co-hosted the Vietnam War Conference: 1972: The War Between North and South Vietnam with the Texas Tech University Vietnam Center and Sam Johnson Vietnam Archive and Texas Tech’s Institute for Peace and Conflict. This event featured over 45 presentations, including three by graduate students enrolled in

Graduate Careers In Focus: Alumnus Gregory Falcon Applies Historian Training at Plethora Businesses

March 18, 2022 by | News

Gregory Falcon’s historical training is serving him well in his role as a research analyst at Plethora Businesses, an investment banking firm in Orange, C.A., where he is responsible for analyzing economic trends across various industry sectors. Making use of his manuscript research skills, he assembles reports, lists, and other various writings to help business

Wilkinson Graduate Student Wins National Thesis Award

March 8, 2022 by David Krausman | News

We are proud to announce Tryphena Yeboah, MFA ‘21, is the national winner of the 2020-2021 WAGS/ProQuest Distinguished Master’s Thesis and/or Final Master’s Capstone Project Award in the Creative, Visual and Performing Arts category! In her award-winning thesis, “First Light,” Yeboah details her attempt to “let go of the gaze that accompanies the myth and

Grad Students Honored as 2022 Emerging Writers by the Literary Women of Long Beach

November 1, 2021 by David Krausman | News

Montéz Louria (‘22, Dual MA English/MFA Creative Writing) and Santa-Victoria Perez (‘22, Dual MA English/MFA Creative Writing) have been honored as 2022 Emerging Writers by the Literary Women of Long Beach. The mission of Literary Women of Long Beach is to make accessible to a wide range of readers the work of outstanding contemporary authors

Alum Mariana Samuda on Five Places You Meet Fifteen-Year-Old You

October 22, 2021 by David Krausman | News

Jamaican-born Mariana Samuda (‘18 MFA Creative Writing) has published work in Atticus Review, Moko Magazine, Headway Quarterly, and Hoot Review.  The Voice of Wilkinson had the opportunity to speak to Samuda about her new book, Five Places You Meet Fifteen-Year-Old You. Enter for a chance to win a copy of Five Places You Meet Fifteen-Year-Old

Faculty Book: “What Happened Was:”

October 21, 2021 by | News

Dr. Anna Leahy, Professor, Director, MFA in Creative Writing and Director of Tabula Poetica in Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences recently published a chapbook titled, “What Happened Was:” which includes ten poems each using seven repetitions of “what happened was” to tell its story. Leahy’s poems analyze her own experiences of mismatched

Empowering Underserved Children in Cairo

September 22, 2021 by David Krausman | News

Azza Mahmoud (MA International Studies) recently completed an internship with the Janat al-Kholoud Charitable organization based out of Cairo, Egypt. The Voice of Wilkinson sat down with Mahmoud to discuss her internship experience. Voice of Wilkinson: Tell us about the Janat al-Kholoud. How did you first hear about this organization? What drew you to the

Graduate Research: Aztlán Potentialities: Queer Male Chicanx Affect and Temporalities

September 7, 2021 by | News

Ethan Trejo (he/him/his) MA English ‘21 @jotoprof on Instagram Originally from Downey, CA, Ethan received his BA in English and Political Science from Whittier College. His scholarship is focused primarily on the fields of Queer and Gender Studies and Latina/o/x Studies. His major interests lie in Queer Theory, Affect Theory, AIDS Literature, and Contemporary Queer

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