Applications Being Accepted for Graduate Research Assistantships

The Department of English and Philosophy’s Graduate Program is now accepting applications for its 2014-2015 research assistantships.   Graduate Research Assistantships seek to prepare graduate students for their careers by 1) promoting faculty – student interaction; 2) exposing graduate students to areas of the profession outside of course work; (3) providing opportunities to enhance research…
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Registration for Graff workshop now open

Hi everyone,   The English Lecture Series is bringing Gerald Graff back to campus for a one-day workshop on April 12.  Gerald Graff, currently teaching at the University of Illinois at Chicago, is best known for advocating that universities “teach the conflicts” within and across disciplines, and has been an influential voice in university pedagogy over…
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Terry Eagleton Speaks This Friday

This is just a reminder prominent British literary theorist at critic Terry Eagleton will be given a talk entitled “The Death of Criticism” this Friday (March 21) from 10:30 until 1:00 in the Immersive Theater in the Powers Building.  This is a great opportunity to hear a talk by one of the most influential voices…
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Philosophy club announces March and April events

The department’s Philosophy Club has announced meetings from 6:30-8:00 in SULB 317 for March and April.  The club will meet on March 4, March 20, April 1, and April 22.  Please see the Philosophy Club flyer for more information about these meetings and how to join:  PUCPHI flyer

2014 Stark-Tinkham Contest Announced

It’s time once again for the Stark-Tinkham Writing Contest.  Essay, Stories, poems, and plays on any topic are accepted.  Complete rules, as well as directions for submitting, are available here:   Please note that this year’s deadline is a bit earlier than usual:  Wednesday, March 19, 2014.

Narrative 2015 Flyer available

Purdue Calumet will be hosting the 2015 International Narrative Conference in downtown Chicago, in consultation with the Northwestern University, the University of Chicago, and the University of Illinois at Chicago.  Although the conference is still a year away, we have just completed the flyer, which contains basic information about the dates and speakers.  Please share…
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Upcoming philosophy club events announced

This upcoming Monday, February 17, from 5-6 pm in SULB 317, the philosophy club will be hosting a sort of “call-out meeting” for people new to philosophy or for those who want information about the club, the field in general, etc.   Friday, February 21st, from 3-5pm, in SULB 327 there will be another club meeting,…
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MA Open House and Alumni Event RESCHEDULED

We had to cancel our Alumni Open House and Information Event last week because of the weather, and we’ve rescheduled it for Monday, March 3 from 5-6:30 in the Writing Center (CLO 263).  If like to find out about the MA program, please join us.  If you’re a current student, come out to meet the faculty and…
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First Friday Wordsmiths Announce February Events

First Friday Wordsmiths would like to announce their February events: February 7First Friday Wordsmiths will be holding their monthly meeting on Friday, February 7th at 4:00pm in the Writing Center, CLO 263. They will be discussing upcoming events and work-shopping. Please bring 10 copies of no more than 10 pages of your creative writing. Students,…
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Alumni Open House and Information Event Canceled

We’re sorry to announce that we are CANCELING tonight’s Alumni Open House and Information Event, due to the continued extreme weather.  We will reschedule the event for some time in February.  Please spread the word to anyone you think might be planning to attend tonight.