English Department Events

Annual Departmental Events

Spring 2022 Events 

February 3
Books & Coffee, Week 1, Speaker Joel Ebarb on Paul Tough's The Inequality Machine: How College Divides Us, 4:00-5:00 pm. (Sponsored by the Department of English and the Purdue Student Union Board)  Due to inclement weather, this event will be held ONLY on Zoom: https://purdue-edu.zoom.us/j/94836962467. Meeting ID: 948 3696 2467

February 10
Books & Coffee, Week 2, Speaker Olga Dmitrieva on Gretchen McCulloch's Because Internet, 4:00-5:00 pm, STEW 302/306.  (Sponsored by the Department of English and the Purdue Student Union Board)  Also available on Zoom https://purdue-edu.zoom.us/j/94836962467. Meeting ID: 948 3696 2467

February 15
Visiting Writers Series Reading and Q&A with Aimee Nezhukumatathi, 7:00 pm, Via Zoom. Free and open to the public. Register in advance at tinyurl.com/PurdueAN (Sponsored by the Thomas H. Scholl Fund for Visiting Poets, the Department of English and the Creative Writing Program)

February 17
Books & Coffee, Week 3, Speaker Peter Moore on Ed Roberson's MPH4:00-5:00 pm, STEW 302/306.  (Sponsored by the Department of English and the Purdue Student Union Board) Also available on Zoom https://purdue-edu.zoom.us/j/94836962467. Meeting ID: 948 3696 2467

February 24
Books & Coffee, Week 4, Speaker Richard Johnson-Sheehan on Frank Herbert's Dune4:00-5:00 pm, STEW 302/306.  (Sponsored by the Department of English and the Purdue Student Union Board) Also available on Zoom https://purdue-edu.zoom.us/j/94836962467. Meeting ID: 948 3696 2467

February 25
MFA student's evening of poetry and fiction, 6:00 pm, Via Zoom.  Contact kodonogh@purdue.edu for link.

March 3
The Purdue Black Cultural Center presents a conversation with writer Dionne Irving, author of Quint, 7:00 pm. Book signing to follow. This event is open to everyone and All are Welcome! Register to attend: tinyurl.com/DionneIrvingWHM. (C
o-sponsored by The Department of English and Purdue Libraries)

March 23
Literature, Theory, and Cultural Studies Forum Series with speaker Matt Morgenstern, 5:00 pm, via Zoom. 

March 29
Visiting Writers Series Reading and Q&A with Robert Olen Butler, 7:00 pm, Via Zoom. Free and open to the public. Register in advance at tinyurl.com/PurdueROB. (Sponsored by the Department of English and the Creative Writing Program)

April 4
Literature, Theory, and Cultural Studies
Forum Series with speaker Erin McNulty, 5:00 pm, via Zoom. 

April 6
Visiting Writers Series In-Person Reading and Q&A with Theodore Van Alst.  Sycamore Review Q&A 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM (Krannert G016) and reading 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM (Krannert Auditorium) 

April 11
Literature, Theory, and Cultural Studies Forum Series with speaker Allyn Pearson, 5:00 pm, via Zoom. 

April 21
Literary Awards Reception, 5:00 pm, North Ballroom PMU
Literary Awards Ceremony with words from guest speaker Claudia Rankine, 5:40 pm, North Ballroom PMU
Literary Awards Reading, Q&A, and book signing from guest speaker Claudia Rankine, 7:30 pm, Fowler Hall (free and open to the public)

 

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