English Department Events

Annual Departmental Events

 

Fall 2020 Virtual Events

Upcoming

September 24
Literature, Theory and Cultural Studies Forum series with Vanessa Iacocca, 4:30-5:30 pm on Zoom.

Visiting Writers Series featuring Amina Gautier Q&A and reading, 7-9 pm., Q&A starts at 7 pm, followed by a short break. Reading start at 8:00 pm.

September 25
Purdue Writing Lab Workshop. Getting Started on Writing Assignments, 10:30-11:30 am. Register online at cla.purdue.edu/wlschedule

September 28-October 2
Fractured Fairy Tales: Twitter Movie Watch Party, Day and Time TBD.

September 29
Fall 2020 ICaP workshop with
Gabriel Lonsberry and Debra Runshe speaking on Remote Teaching (Potentials and Pitfalls), 3:00 pm.

September 30
The Latino Cultural Center and the Creative Writing Program are virtually hosting Elizabeth Acevedo for Latinx Heritage Month. Her talk entitled We Been Here: Amplifying Black Latinx Voices will begin at 6:00 pm.

October 6
Fall 2020 ICaP workshop with the Writing Lab Staff speaking on CVs for Graduate Students, 3:00 pm. 

October 7
“Spinning Trust between Jews & their Neighbors in the Heart of the Diaspora” (rec. video lecture), with Dr. Rebekah Klein-Pejsova, Department of History, Purdue University.

October 8
Fall 2020 ICaP workshop with the Writing Lab Staff speaking on Personal Statements for Gradute Students, 3:00 pm.

Literature, Theory and Cultural Studies Forum series with Alejandra Ortega, 4:30-5:30 pm on Zoom.

October 12-16
Fairy Tales Trivia Night (Kahoot), Day and Time TBD.

October 13
Purdue Writing Lab Workshop. Personal Statements, 10:30-11:30 am. Register online at cla.purdue.edu/wlschedule

October 13-22
Wabash Lifetime Learning Association “Big Read” mini course (Zoom). October 13, 15, 20, 22 from 1:30-2:30 PM. Registration required (limited to 15). Contact Sally Gustafson by Mon. Sept. 28 for enrollment.

October 14
Fall 2020 ICaP workshop with Josh Brewer and Daniel Ernst speaking on the Job Market (part 1), 3:00 pm.

October 20
Fall 2020 ICaP workshop with Priya Sirohi and Daniel Ernst speaking on the Job Market (part 2), 3:00 pm.

October 21
“Language as Magic in Spinning Silver” (Podcast), Hosted by Erika Gotfredson and Jason Abad, Ph.D. students in English Literature at Purdue.

October 22
Literature, Theory and Cultural Studies Forum series with Susan Wegener, 4:30-5:30 pm on Zoom.

October 26
Fall 2020 ICaP workshop with Eliza Gellis and Kailyn Hall speaking on Reflection and Portfolio Strategies, 3:00 pm.

October 28-November 1
“Writing Fairy Tales” with the Purdue Writing Lab, Day and Time TBD.

November 3
Purdue Writing Lab Workshop. Integrating Sources and Citations
, 10:30-11:30 am. Register online at cla.purdue.edu/wlschedule

November 10
Fall 2020 ICaP workshop with Erin Brock Carlson and Alejandra Ortega speaking on Publishing as a Graduate Student, 3:00 pm.

November 12
Literature, Theory and Cultural Studies Forum series with Olivia Elvir, 4:30-5:30 pm on Zoom.

Virtual Reading and Q&A with Naomi Novik, 7:30 pm. Registration required. Check back for more details. First 150 registrants will receive author-signed bookplates!

November 13
Purdue Writing Lab Workshop. Revising and Self-Editing Documents, 10:30-11:30 am. Register online at cla.purdue.edu/wlschedule

Past

September 3
Poetry reading with Franny Choi and Cameron Awkward-Rich. Sycamore Review Q&A 7-8 pm; Reading 8-9 pm. This event will be held over Zoom, and you can register here. You must register in advance to attend the event.

September 8
Purdue Writing Lab Workshop. Crafting Resumes and CV's, 10:30-11:30 am. Register online at cla.purdue.edu/wlschedule

September 11
Purdue Writing Lab Workshop. Writing Cover Letters, 10:30-11:30 am. Register online at cla.purdue.edu/wlschedule

September 16
"5 Things to Know about (Russian/Slavic) Fairy Tales (recorded video lecture), with Dr. Olga Lyanda-Geller, School of Languages & Cultures, Purdue University.

September 22
Wabash Lifetime Learning Association panel discussion (Zoom), with Kristine Anderson, Ron Andres, Nancy Hartman, Margaret Rowe, and Sally Gustafson (moderator). 1-2 p.m. Registration required. Contact Sally Gustafson by Mon. Sept. 14 for enrollment.

September 23
"Spinning Silver: From Short Story to Novel” (Podcast), Hosted by Erika Gotfredson, Narim Kim, and Vanessa Iococca, Ph.D. students in English Literature at Purdue 

 


 

 

 

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