Gretchen Ronnow
American Literature, Composition

 

Gretchen RonnowGretchen Ronnow was born in Reno, Nevada, and raised in the Sierra Nevadas mountains and Great Basin deserts. She received a BA and an MA in English from Utah State University and a PhD from the University of Arizona in Tucson with an emphasis on American literature and culture, American Indian literatures, and Arabic literature in translation. She has taught at the University of Arizona, Northern Arizona University, Southern Utah University, Utah State University, Barnaul State Pedagogical University in Siberia, Universidad de Sonora Mexico, and in Cunen, Guatemala.

 

She publishes and does presentations on topics in American literature, American Indian literature, gender studies, and Arabic literature. She has contributed to The Dictionary of Literary Biography, The Encyclopedia of North American Indians, The Dictionary of Native American Literature, and The Garland Directory of Minority Women. She received a Fulbright Foreign Scholar Grant and a National Endowment for the Arts Grant. She also produced a series of videotapes on the lives, myths, and politics of the Southern Paiute Indians.

 

Upcoming Events

April 20-August 31

WSC Juried Student Exhibit

Nordstrand Visual Arts Gallery

Opening Reception:

April 20, 4:30-6:00 p.m.

 

April 23

Woodwind Ensembles

Ley Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

 

April 23

Prints and Pots: Silent Auction for WSC Art & Design Department

Geno's Steakhouse,

7:00-9:00 p.m.

 

April 25

Meghan Taylor, clarinet, and Ashley Oltman, saxophone

Ley Theatre, 1:00 p.m.

 

April 25

Jake Anderson, tuba, and Molly Schroeder, flute

Ley Theatre, 3:00 p.m.

 

April 26

Jed O'Leary Memorial Scholarship Fund Concert

Majestic Theatre,

6:00 p.m.

 

April 27

WSC Concert Choir

and Chorale

Ramsey Theatre,

7:30 p.m.

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