Shani Langford
Alumni Success Story #1
November 21, 2019

Shani Langford is a 2012 graduate of the BA program in Spanish who lives in Washington, D.C. and works for the US Department of Agriculture. She is the subject of the first edition of “Alumni Spotlight”, highlighting the experiences and achievements of graduates from the School of Arts and Humanities. Professor Reeder, Chair of the Modern Languages Department, interviewed her by phone. 

Kim Hester Williams
Kim D. Hester-Williams receives award for her book
November 14, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Kim Hester-Williams for winning the 2019 Tarla Rai Peterson Book award in Environmental Communication for Racial Ecologies, co-edited by Dr. Leilani Nishime.

Kim Mieder
Kim Mieder Receives Award for Her Dissertation
October 24, 2019

Congratulations to Music Education faculty member Kim Mieder for recieving the University of South Florida's Outstanding Thesis and Dissertation Award!  She was one of four recipie

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Megan Burke Publishes a new book!
October 14, 2019

Burke’s book was mentioned in Ms. Magazine’s “Reads for the Rest of Us.” "Dr. Megan Burke examines the idea of “woman” from a perspective of sexualized racism and violence. Burke makes an important contribution with their work; one that explores time, white supremacy, racial violence and womanhood in a new, invigorating way."

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Gillian Conoley Releases Her New Book!
October 3, 2019

Gillian Conoley, poetry professor, has released her new book, A Little More Red Sun on the Human, published by Nightboat Books.  She is currently on sabbatical but will be busy promoting the book throughout the fall and into the spring.  Gillian is a Shelley Memorial Award winner from the Poetry Society of America.  

Ianthe Brautigan and Paul Swensen
Ianthe Brautigan to Executive Produce "The Hawkline Monster"
June 21, 2019

Ianthe Brautigan to Executive Produce "The Hawkline Monster"

Petaluma Community Band
Summer of Conducting and Commissions from Brian Wilson!
June 16, 2019

Faculty member Brian S. Wilson was busy early in the summer guest conducting and with performances of his original compositons. 

Talena Presenting
Celebrating Faculty Scholarly Creative Work April 2019
April 23, 2019

On April 23, 2019, the School of Arts and Humanities held their 6th Annual celebration of Faculty Scholarly Creative Work.  Several of our fabulous faculty shared their

Brian Wilson
Wilson's Klezmer Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra re-commissioned
December 1, 2018

A newly re-commissioned piece, Klezmer Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra by the Department of Music's Brian S.

Gillian Conoley
Conoley's Shelley Memorial Award winning poem featured
November 15, 2018

Professor of English and Poet-in-Residence Gillian Conoley was featured in the Poetry Foundation’s "Poetry Now" podcast.