Wes Cecil

Professor - English, Humanities | Associate Faculty
(360) 385-4605
Office Location:
Peninsula College at Port Townsend
  • English


Taken from Wes Cecil’s "Humane Arts" Facebook page:
I am a student of language and literature. I have been reading, writing, and studying for most of my life. I received a B.A. in English from Fresno State and... [more]

Public Lectures Sponsored by Peninsula College

Peninsula College has sponsored several free public lecture series by Wes Cecil at Peninsula College at Port Townsend. These lecture series are very popular with YouTube postings often garnering more than 20k views.

Listen to many of these lectures below, or on Wes Cecil’s YouTube Channel.

Jacques Derrida
Martin Heidegger
William James
Karl Marx
Friedrich Nietzsche
Bertrand Russell
Jean-Paul Sartre
Simone de Beauvoir
Simone Weil
Ludwig Wittgenstein
German Language & Literature
Arabic: Literature and Civilization
Humane Arts: Conversation
The Pre-Socratic Philosophers
Epicurus Life and Philosophy
Humane Arts: The Salon and Cafe'


Books by Wes Cecil

Wesley Cecil's Amazon authors page

Articles Featuring Wes Cecil

Social Media & Web



  • Master’s and Ph.D. from Indiana University
  • Bachelor’s degree in English from California State University Fresno