Monthly Archives: October 2013

An Interview with Peter Laufer

Peter Laufer is a journalist, broadcaster and documentary filmmaker and he holds the James Wallace Chair in Journalism at the University of Oregon. He is the author of 20 books on such topics as the media, immigration, natural history, and … Continue reading

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An Interview with Kimberly Jensen

Kimberly Jensen is professor of History and Gender Studies at Western Oregon University where she teaches courses in United States history, the history of health, medicine and gender, and autobiography, biography and memoir in American history. Jensen has a Ph.D. … Continue reading

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An Interview with Mike Madrid

San Franciscan Mike Madrid is former advertising executive, the author of The Supergirls: Fashion, Feminism, Fantasy, and the History of Comic Book Heroines, which explored comic superheroines like wonder Woman, Batwoman, Elektra, Storm and the She-Hulk, and Madrid is a … Continue reading

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Wordstock 2013

WORDSTOCK—Portland’s Festival of Words–is about stories and books and writing. I’ve never been able to break away before, but this term’s sabbatical allowed me to drive up to Portland to take in the readings, panels, workshops, and hundred or so … Continue reading

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An Interview with Rich Wandschneider

After a five-year stint in the Peace Corps, Rich Wandschneider came to Wallowa Country in 1971, as a community development agent with the OSU Extension Service. In 1976, he opened the Bookloft bookstore in Enterprise and in 1988, with help … Continue reading

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