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William Woods art professors and students created collages and prints that explore the issues raised in this year's One Read book, "The Boys in the Boat." Come see their work.
One Read author Daniel James Brown steps up to the podium to talk about “The Boys in the Boat.” His presentation at Columbia College will be broadcast live to William Woods and on the radio at KOPN 89.5FM.
Talk about this year's One Read book, "The Boys in the Boat," with Dr. Barney Forsythe, whose time in the military included service in Berlin. He, will share his impressions of the book and his own experiences in Germany during the Cold War. Please contact Mandy Plybon at the National Churchill Museum at (573) 592-6242 to register.
Sharon Kinney Hanson, author of “The Life of Helen Stephens, the Fulton Flash” will talk about the amazing life and accomplishments of Helen Stephens, who grew up in Fulton, attended William Woods and won gold in the 1936 Olympics. This presentation is part of the One Read community reading program. This year's book, "The Boys in the Boat," tells the story of another group of American Olympians in 1936.
Dr. Elizabeth Wilson, associate professor and chair of social work at WWU, will discuss how sports participation gives at-risk young people opportunities to increase their self-esteem and overcome challenges at school, in their neighborhoods and within their families. This ties in with our One Read program, devoted this year to the story of the 1936 U.S. eight-man Olympic men's rowing team.
Allison Wrabel, a member of the Missouri Crew, the rowing team at Mizzou, will lead a discussion of "The Boys in the Boat." Hear her first-hand account of what it's like to be a part of a rowing team and share your insights, reflections and impressions of the book.
Explore this year's One Read book with an interactive reader's theater presentation by education professor Dr. Betsy Tutt and some of her William Woods University students.
As a part of our One Read exploration of the 1930s, come immerse yourself in memorabilia from the 1930s. We'll have examples of favorite foods, clothing and toys as well as copies of front page articles from the Fulton Sun. There will also be a "Slang Wall" where you can try to match '30s slang terms to their intended meaning. Co-sponsored by the Kingdom of Callaway Historical Society.
Dr. Matt Dube, assistant professor of English at WWU, will lead a discussion about how poetry's cadence relates to the rhythmical rowing of a crew team which is at the heart of this year's One Read book, "The Boys in the Boat."
Based on a true story, this feature film follows a World War II platoon as they track down art stolen by the Nazis and return the masterpieces to their rightful owners. Following the film, Dr. Greg Smith, WWU associate professor of English and film, will lead a discussion about the movie and the University of Washington's crew team's experiences at the 1936 Berlin Olympic games, as recounted in this year's One Read selection, "The Boys in the Boat."