Author Archives: harriss

An Interview with Dr. Diana Maltz

Dr. Diana Maltz is a specialist in late-Victorian literature and culture.  She has been a professor at SOU since 1999 and is current Chair of the Language, Literature, and Philosophy Department. She received her BA in Literature and History from … Continue reading

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‘Fictitious Dishes’ Captures the Essence of Classic Books Through Food Photography

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/11/fictitious-dishes-food-literature_n_1587276.html Above is the link for an article which I came across in the Huffington Post recently. Basically, the article discusses how Dinah Fried’s new photography series, Fictitious Dishes, “embraces food as a means of transportation to the fictional worlds … Continue reading

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Global Progress Towards E-Books

http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/national/national-news/2012/05/07/340255/Publisher-predicts.htm Above ^ is the link to a recent news article that I came across. The article discusses the global trend of e-books and e-book marketing. The focus of the article is Taiwan, which even though it are about three … Continue reading

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White Out: The Future of Racial Diversity in Oregon. Speaker Emily Drew

On May 3, Willamette University professor Emily Drew came to the Ashland Public Library as part of the Oregon Humanities Conversation Project series. Her presentation “White Out” aims at creating an open environment where people can engage in discourse concerning … Continue reading

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Inside a bookstore

Monday during class we heard from  Sheila Burns, co-owner of Bloomsbury Books. I thought it provided a really interesting insight into the world of a small independent bookstore and how they are being affected by the rapid changes in the publishing … Continue reading

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