Sunday, April 5, 2009

N. Scott Momaday

N. Scott Momaday enjoys a Shoshone honor song at Fort Washakie school Friday night.

N. Scott Momaday signs a book at Fort Washakie school for a young admirer.

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Your instructor's favorites

We asked CWC instructors for their favorite book from their field. Many had a hard time choosing just one!

Andy Deering (Adjunct English): The reptiles of North America; a review of the crocodilians, lizard, snakes, turtles and tortoises inhabiting the United States and northern Mexico by Ditmars, Raymond L.

Suki Smaglik (Chemsitry and Geology): Cosmos;The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark by Carl Sagan and Rising from the Plains by John McPhee

Steve McAllister (Biology): The Selfish Gene. Richard Dawkins. Oxford University Press 1976. and On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection or the Preservation of Favored Races in the Struggle for Life by Charles Darwin. 1859.

Jewel Dirks (Psychology): Phantoms of the Brain by V.S. Ramachandran.

Todd Guenther (History and Anthropology): War On Powder River by Helena Huntington Smith and History of Wyoming by T. A. Larson

Nita Kehoe (Art): Passages in Modern Sculpture by Rosalind E. Krauss

Eric Heiser (Computer Technology): Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why we need a Green Revolution by Thomas Friedman and Good to Great by Jim Collins

Wes Connally (English): Hamlet by William Shakespeare

Darren Wells (Outdoor Education): Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv

Wayne Montgomery (Human Services): Uppers, Downers, All Arounders by Darryl S Inaba and William E. Cohen

Carol Cooper (Biology): Why Science? by James Trefil

Jim Thurman: (Political Science) Political Order in Changing Societies by Samuel Huntington for Political Science, Peter the Great by Robert Massie for History and The Sorrow of War by Bao Ninh for International Studies.

Dr. Jo Anne McFarland (College President): A Sense of Urgency by John P. Kotter

MarilĂș Duncan (Director of Student Support Services):
Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paulo Freire & A Different Mirror by Ronald Takaki

Mike Myers (Theater): Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee

Angel Sparkman (Business Management): Fish by Lundin, Paul and Christensen

Helsha Acuna (Native American Studies): Spirit and Reason by Vine Deloria, Jr.