Anya Malley ’17 is an alum of Illinois State University’s Department of English who received their Bachelor of Arts through the publishing studies program. During their time at the University, they gained hands-on experience at the Publications Unit, and now they are an associate editor at Learning for Justice.
Drawing attendance from four continents, #ObsidianVoices provides a space to gather online in celebration of Black literature and arts.
Illinois State University’s African American studies program had planned to host “Black Women Rising from the Classroom to the Boardroom” on November 15 in the Rosa Parks Room of Watterson Towers. The event has been postponed and will be rescheduled for early 2022.
Fidencio Fifield-Perez will present the talk “Legalities of Being.” His current work examines borders, edges, and the people who must traverse them.
Dr. Mary Ryder, M.A. ’81, has a unique bond to the University. Her family connection began 110 years ago and spans four generations.
Dr. Lisa Szczepura, University Professor of Chemistry, will deliver the Fall College of Arts and Sciences Lecture at 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 2, in the Old Main Room of the Bone Student Center.
Dr. Rocio Rivadeneyra has been appointed associate dean for Academic Programs and Student Success, effective July 1, 2021.
Obsidian: Literature and Arts in the African Diaspora is the recipient of a grant awarded by the Amazon Literary Partnership Literary Magazine Fund and the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses.
Pause to applaud these accomplished Illinois State University alumni.
Professor of English and Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Student Affairs Dr. Sally E. Parry will retire after 33 years of service to Illinois State University. A retirement reception will be June 23.