English Department Events

Annual Departmental Events

Fall 2019

Upcoming Events

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Spring 2019

Past events

Thursday, January 31, 7:30 pm, Robert E. Heine Pharmacy Building, Room 172.  Visiting Writers Reading Series with Gabrielle Calvocoressi reading from her poetry.  There will be a Q&A at 4:30 in WTHR Room 320.

Thursday, February 7, 4:00- 5:00 pm, STEW 302/306.  2019 Books and Coffee presentation.  Week 1 - Professor Maren Linett will speak on Stephen Kuusisto's Have Dog Will Travel: A Poet's Journey.

Thursday, February 7, 5:00 pm, Krannert G005.  ESL GO! Speaker Series Presents Dr. Patricia Morita-Mullaney speaking on “Dual Language Bilingual Education: When Education is Just for Some.”

Thursday, February 14, 4:00-5:00 pm, STEW 302/306. 2019 Books and Coffee presentation.  Week 2 - Professor Sam Blackmon will speak on Yaa Gyasi's Homegoing.

Monday, February 18th, 4:30-5:30 pm, Wetherill 320.  LTC Forum Series for Spring 2019 with Kylie Regan.  The LTC Forum Series aims to function as a collaborative space for emerging scholars in the Literature, Theory, Cultural Studies program to share their research.  Snacks and refreshments will be served.  (Sponsored by the Early Atlantic Reading Group and Comitatus)

Thursday, February 21, 4:00-5:00 pm, STEW 302/306.  2019 Books and Coffee presentation.  Week 3 - Professor Janet Alsup will speak on Tara Westover's Educated:  A Memoir.

Thursday, February 28, 4:00-5:00 pm, STEW 302/306.  2019 Books and Coffee presentation.  Week 4 - Professor Brian Leung will speak on Andrew Sean Greer's Less.

Thursday, March 7, 4:30-5:30 pm, Wetherill 320.  LTC Forum Series for Spring 2019 with Daniel Froid.  The LTC Forum Series aims to function as a collaborative space for emerging scholars in the Literature, Theory, Cultural Studies program to share their research.  Snacks and refreshments will be served.  (Sponsored by the Early Atlantic Reading Group and Comitatus)

Saturday, March 23, 3:30-5:00 pm, West Lafayette Public Library.  Book discussion of Colson Whitehead's The Underground Railroad.  Part of the Big Read Program, sponsored by the English Department, the West Lafayette Public Library, and Vons Book Shop.

Thursday, March 28, 4:30-5:30 pm, Wetherill 320.  LTC Forum Series for Spring 2019 with Alejandra Ortega.  The LTC Forum Series aims to function as a collaborative space for emerging scholars in the Literature, Theory, Cultural Studies program to share their research.  Snacks and refreshments will be served.  (Sponsored by the Early Atlantic Reading Group and Comitatus)

Thursday, April 4, 7:30 pm, PHYS 112.  Visiting Writers Reading Series with Tommy Orange reading from his fiction.  Sycamore Review Q&A, 4:30 pm, WTHR 320.

Tuesday, April 9, 9-11:30 and 1-3:30, PMU Ballroom. ICaP showcase with the Purdue Undergraduate Research Conference.

Thursday, April 11, 5:30 pm, North Ballroom, Purdue Memorial Union.  Literary Awards Banquet with guest speaker Colson Whitehead.  Tickets needed and will go on sale in March of 2019.

Thursday, April 11, 8:00 pm, Fowler Hall, Stewart Center.  Reading and book signing by Literary Award's speaker Colson Whitehead.  Free and open to the public.

Monday, April 15, 10:00-2:00, HEAV ground floor (east side).  English Pedagogy Showcase - graduate students and lecturers show off their amazing work from the classroom. The Showcase will have two parts: 1) A round of 3-minute lightning talks in which instructors will get to share their teaching-related work and 2) A poster symposium that showcases instructor work, like assignment/course designs, teaching research, innovative pedagogical approaches, and exemplary course materials.

Monday, April 15, 4:30-5:30 pm, Wetherill 320.  LTC Forum Series for Spring 2019 with Margaret Shelbe.  The LTC Forum Series aims to function as a collaborative space for emerging scholars in the Literature, Theory, Cultural Studies program to share their research.  Snacks and refreshments will be served.  (Sponsored by the Early Atlantic Reading Group and Comitatus)

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