Monthly Archive: February, 2014

What Is English & Journalism Reading?


At the end of the Fall 2013 Semester, The Mirror & the Lamp asked everyone in English & Journalism what they read this semester, and what they plan to read over the winter break.

2013 Fall Writing Festival for High School Students


On Friday November 8, Western Illinois hosted the 2013 Writing Festival at the WIU Multicultural Center.  Around sixty students from four area high schools came and were given lessons from professors in the… Continue reading



On January 17 English and Library faculty held an UnConference on Reading and Writing at WIU organized by Bill Thompson from the Library and Bradley Dilger from English and Journalism. Faculty from across the campus attended.