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Liberal Arts dean, professor invited to speak at international conference

Dr. Don Kaczvinsky, dean of Louisiana Tech University’s College of Liberal Arts and George E. Pankey Eminent Scholar in English, was an invited guest speaker at “Reading Graham Swift: International Conference,” hosted recently by the Department of British Literature and Culture for the Institute of English Studies at the University of Łódź in Łódź, Poland. [more]

Fall Choir Concert to feature music from 16th century, modern artists

Louisiana Tech University’s Chamber Singers and Concert Choir and soloists will hold its Fall Choir Concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, presenting music from the 16th century with texts in Scottish, Spanish, and Latin, Shakespeare Songs and even music by Billy Joel. The concert will take place in the Howard Center for the Performing Arts on [more]

Percussion Ensemble to continue tradition with fall concert

Sixteen student musicians. Ten different majors. Eight living composers. One stage. Louisiana Tech’s Percussion Ensemble has been performing on the campus since the 1970s. This fall’s concert will take place November 3 and will involve compositions for a variety of instruments with a heavy emphasis on keyboard percussion equipment, particularly a newly acquired 5.0 marimba. [more]

English Department to honor legendary professor, speaker

The School of Literature and Language at Louisiana Tech University will honor one of its favorite professors, Dr. H. J. “Tony” Sachs, by naming its upper division English classroom after him during a ceremony at 10:00 a.m., November 1 in room 223 of George T. Madison Hall on the Louisiana Tech campus. Among the speakers [more]

Poet, professor to read works during visit to Louisiana Tech

Cleopatra Mathis, poet and professor of creative writing at Dartmouth College, will read and speak about her poetry at 5:30 p.m. October 23 in room 105 of George T. Madison Hall on the campus of Louisiana Tech University. Mathis, a Ruston native, will speak to Louisiana Tech’s Sigma Tau Delta English honorary society, Poetry Society, [more]

History honor society chapter earns national distinctions

Louisiana Tech University’s Lambda-Rho Chapter of the Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society, has earned national honors as the Division IV Best Chapter for 2014 and as the recipient of this year’s Nels A. Cleven Award. Chapters in Division IV are from colleges and universities with enrollments of between 10,000 and 15,000 students. Judging for [more]

Theatre Department announces auditions for year’s first stage production

Auditions for Laundry and Bourbon and Lone Star, the Louisiana Tech University Department of Theatre’s first production of the 2014-2015 school year, will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., September 15 in Stone Theatre, located in the Howard Center for the Performing Arts on the Louisiana Tech campus. Laundry and Bourbon and Lone [more]

Webre promotes new book in Guatemala

Louisiana Tech University history professor Dr. Stephen Webre traveled to Guatemala recently to take part in activities boosting his latest publication, a book titled “La época colonial en Guatemala: Estudios de historia cultural y social” (“The Colonial Era in Guatemala: Studies in Cultural and Social History”). Published by the San Carlos University Press in Guatemala [more]