Todd Nathan Thompson, associate professor and assistant chair of English, and IUP Literature and Criticism alumnus Jessica Showalter presented on the 1850s-era Hawaiian newspaper The Weekly Argus at a symposium at the American Antiquarian
Society on April 27.
In their digital poster session presentation, titled “Haole Paper, Hawaiian Voice: Abraham Fornander’s Argus,” Showalter and Thompson made the case for digitizing this anti-establishment newspaper. They created an accompanying website.
Digitized issues of the paper are available at https://gigi.mwa.org/. The symposium, called “Editorship as Collaboration: Patterns of Practice in Multi-Ethnic Periodicals,” featured invited panels of invited speakers in addition to the digital poster
Department of English