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Goshen Adventure Comics

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

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Goshen Adventure Comics will be released this Friday, 6pm at Better World Books. Attendees are invited to dress up as their favorite comic book character and a prize will be given for best costume. Contributors will discuss some of the artistic decisions they made while creating their chapter of the book.

The event is a great way to learn more about the graphic novel as an art form. Everyone is invited, from comic book fanatic to peruser of the Sunday funnies.

The release party on Sunday for “Soil and Starlight” was a rousing success. Students, faculty, and community members joined Dan Vader for the reading, book signing, and food. 

The remaining books will be on sale in the union for $3.50 at the following times this week:

  • 2:30-4pm Thursday
  • 10:30-11:30pm Friday

 

Artwork Credit: Eric Kanagy

“Soil and Starlight” release party and the Research Symposium

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

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Senior English major Dan Vader is publishing his collection of short stories and poems, Soil and Starlight, with Pinchpenny Press. The release party will be this Sunday at 7pm in Newcomer Center 17. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. Vader will stay after the program to sell and sign books.

On March 14, students from all departments presented papers at the annual Academic Research Symposium at Goshen College. The English department was represented by seniors Lydette Assefa and Ben Jacobs. Jacobs researched and wrote his paper as an English Honor’s Thesis –a three credit independent study reserved for ambitious and academically exceptional students. The essay titles are listed below.

Lydie Assefa, “Identity in the midst of Instability: An Analysis of the Relationship between the Ethiopian Orthodox Church and the Meserete Kristos Church in the 1960s-1970s.”

Ben Jacobs, “Romancing the War: Nostalgia as Grounds for Imperialism in Bronson Howard’s Shenandoah: a Military Comedy.

Artwork Credit: Amanda Beachy