David Anthony is Spring STD speaker, Mar 27
Dr. David Anthony, an Associate Professor of English at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, will give a talk entitled "Better Call Saul: Jews and Money in American Popular Culture, 1850s to 'Breaking Bad'" to students and other interested members of the campus community.
Thursday, Mar 27, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
Carl Sandburg Theatre, University Union
Dr. Anthony's research has focused on the related representations of manhood and money in antebellum American mass culture, and his book, Paper Money Men: Commerce, Manhood, and the Sensational Public Sphere in Antebellum America, was published by Ohio State University Press in 2009. He published his first novel, Something for Nothing, with Algonquin Press in 2011.
Sponsored by the Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society, the Department of English and Journalism, and the Visiting Lectures Committee and Council on Student Activities Funds,
Journalism Day is April 1
We are pleased to announce that Journalism Day will be held on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. This upcoming Journalism Day will focus on how the media professionals of tomorrow can prepare to compete in a global media marketplace. Our keynote speaker will be Joe Poulos, senior Vice President for Financial Relations at Edelman, the largest public relations firm in the world.
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Leland essay award winners announced
The 2014 Bruce Leland Essay Contest winners have been selected by our panel of faculty judges. Congratulations to all the winners!
Courier wins eight ICPA awards
Western Courier staff and advisor Rich Moreno were awarded eight awards from the 31st annual Illinois College Press Association Conference, held Feb 21-22 in Chicago. Awards included photo essay, sports page design, sports news story, sports feature story, non-film review, unsigned editorial, feature story, and the Shoot Chicago Photo contest. More: Western Courier Brings Home Eight Awards from ICPA.
Congratulations, Rich and Courier staffers! (Photo courtesy Elena Katz.)