English Department Events

Annual Departmental Events

Spring 2019

Upcoming 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 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.

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, April 4, 7:30 pm, location TBD.  Visiting Writers Reading Series with Tommy Orange reading from his fiction.  Sycamore Review Q&A, 4:30 pm, location TBD.

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.  Fee and open to the public.

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