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Empowering students with disabilities: A look inside Augie Advocates

Victoria Campbell and Rae Barry April 29, 2023

Augustana strives to dedicate its environment to being an inclusive and diverse space. There are currently advocate groups for people of color and those who identify with the LGBTQ+ community, but not...

River Readings start the year with a visiting poet

McKenna Nagle October 3, 2019

On Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 7 p.m., River Readings hosted its fall 2019 speaker, Carolyn Forché, in Wallenberg Hall to read from her new memoir “What You Have Heard Is True: A Memoir of Witness and Resistance.” River...

Novelist to share stories of atomic bomb

April 24, 2015

With the implementation of the atomic bomb in the 1940s, life was changing drastically for everyone. Historical novelist TaraShea Nesbit recounts this time through a group of women who were impacted by...

Author Jessica Lamb-Shapiro is coming to Augustana on Jan. 27 to discuss her new book, Promise Land: My Journey Through Americas Self-Help Culture. Photo provided by Jason Frank Rothenburg.

Lamb-Shapiro to analyze self-help culture

January 25, 2015

Author Jessica Lamb-Shapiro is coming to discuss her newest work, a plunge into the self-help industry of America. Augustana’s River Readings will host Lamb-Shapiro, as she talks about her new book,...

Literature professor to read original poetry

September 20, 2014

Todd Davis will read original poetry on Sept. 30 in the Wilson Center, as part of Augustana's "River Readings" program. Davis is a professor of American literature, creative writing and environmental studies...

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