Interview with author Beverly Cleary
Interview with author Beverly Cleary for Ramona and BeezusRead more
Turning Oppression into Opportunity
Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, coauthors of Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide, talk about favorite writers and books from their home states of Oregon and New York. They spoke at BookExpo America in New York City on May 29, 2009.Read more
THE OREGON EXPERIMENT
Author Keith Scribner talks about the writers who influence his work in general, and specifically in THE OREGON EXPERIMENT. Ken Kesey’s SOMETIMES A GREAT NOTION and Bernard Malamud’s A NEW LIFE are two that he highlights.Read more
Sherry Engle, an Associate professor in the Department of Speech, Communications, and Theatre Arts, teaches Modern American Drama, from melodrama to drama.
Engle, who originally came from Oregon, says shes always wanted to be a woman dramatist, and took her first step toward reaching her goal by receiving her doctorate at the University of Texas, in Austin, researching women dramatists.Read more