The English Main Office (HEAV 324) has reopened from 8-4 Monday through Friday.  Staff is continuing to work remotely part of the time.  As always during the pandemic, our schedule may change based on case levels and departmental and university decisions.  


Black Lives Matter: Statement from the English Department 

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

I know that all of us are experiencing a variety of emotions, including shock, anger, helplessness, and grief, following the murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020. See full statement here.

October 2021 events

October 4 Big Read The Changing Faces of Sci-Fi”, Alejandra Ortega, PhD candidate in Literature, Theory, Cultural Studies, Tippecanoe County Public Library @ 6:30PM

October 7 Visiting Writers Reading Series presents a reading by Hasanthika Sirisena, 7:00 pm. Register in advance for Zoom link https://tinyurl.com/PurdueHS

October 8 Visiting Writers Reading Series presents a Q&A with Hasanthika Sirisena, 4:00 pm. Register in advance for Zoom link https://tinyurl.com/PurdueHS

October 13 Big Read “Science Fiction, Science Fact” Trivia Night (Kahoot)

October 14 Literature, Theory, and Cultural Studies (LTC) Forum Series with Maggie Myers, 4:30-5:30 pm, Zoom

October 14 MFA Reading Series with visiting poet Rosalie Moffett, 7:30 pm, followed by a Q&A (Zoom)

October 20 Big Read “Space, Place, & Community in Binti” (Podcast) 

October 28 Literature, Theory, and Cultural Studies (LTC) Forum Series with Marybeth Perdomo, 4:30-5:30 pm, Zoom

October 28 Visiting Writers Reading Series presents a Q&A with fiction writer Gabriela Garcia, 5:00 pm, and a reading at 7:00 pm, both via Zoom

November 2021 events

November 3 Big Read 2021 Capstone: Conversation with Nnedi Okorafor, Moderated by Prof. Rayvon Fouché, American Studies, 7:00 PM at the Black Cultural Center, Purdue.  Limited seating; RSVP strongly encouraged; front-desk sign-in & masks required.

November 10 Leonora Woodman Memorial Lecture with guest speaker Sinéad Moynihan from 5-6:15 pm. via zoom. Moynihan is a Professor of English at Exeter University.

November 11 Visiting Writers Reading Series presents a reading and Q&A with Allison Joseph, 7:30 pm, Zoom

November 18 Literature, Theory, and Cultural Studies (LTC) Forum Series with Jason Abad, 4:30-5:30 pm, Zoom

December 2021 events

December 2 Literature, Theory, and Cultural Studies (LTC) Forum Series with Erin McNulty, 4:30-5:30 pm, Zoom

 

 

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