Katherine Butler
British Literature, Philosophy

 

Katherine MacMullan Butler teaches courses in literature and in philosophy at Wayne State College. She received a B.A. in English and history from Westhampton College, University of Richmond where she became a member of Phi Alpha Theta and Phi Beta Kappa. Her M.A. and Ph.D. are from Bryn Mawr College. She was one of the last students of the eminent Shakespearian scholar, Dr. Arthur Colby Sprague, who directed her doctoral dissertation on Shakespeare's death imagery.

 

Dr. Butler taught at several colleges on the East coast before coming to Wayne State College in 1966. She has taught over forty courses in literature, theory, writing, and the history of philosophy droning her career. She is a member of the American Philosophical Association and the Association of Literary Scholars and Critics.

 

In addition to her academic pursuits, she is interested in classical music, art, history, ballet, and theater. She acted and sang in community plays and musicals for many years.

 

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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