PNC Hosts Screening of Swan Song

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On October 28 at 5 pm, Director John Hancock will return to the PNC campus to screen his new feature “Swan Song.”  The event will be co-hosted by Dr. Jerry Holt of this campus, and Dr. Dennis Barbour of Purdue University Calumet.  The screening will take place in LSF 002, and refreshments will be served.   […]

PNC and PUC host joint workshop for English careers

Purdue Calumet and Purdue North Central are teaming up to host a workshop focusing on careers in English.  The workshop features Cheryl Reed, who has extensive experience in helping people find writing-oriented jobs in the Chicago area.  The event will be held on the PNC campus on October 25 from 10 AM to noon, and […]

Departmental Photo Contest

We’re excited to announce that we’re sponsoring a photo contest.  Any PUC student can enter (we’ll accept up to 10 individual photos per student), but the subject of the photograph must be English or Philosophy majors or classes.  We’ll award $50 for the five best photographs that we receive.  The deadline is December 1, and […]

PUC and PNC Team Up for English Career Event

We’re excited to announce a joint event with Purdue North Central designed to help our undergraduate English majors with their career planning. Details are still being worked out, but the event will be held on Saturday, 10/25, from 10:00 until noon in LSF 170 A (which is inside of their cafeteria). We’re still looking into […]

Indiana College English Association Deadline Extended

The proposal deadline for the  Indiana College English Association (ICEA) conference, which will be held in October at Purdue Calumet, has been extended to September 10.  Please consider submitting.  More information is available here:

ELS Announces 2014-2015 Events

The English Lecture Series, sponsored by the department’s Graduate Program in English, is excited to announce its 2014-2015 speakers.  The fall kick-off lecture will be given on October 23 by Paul Jay, and will feature a talk about the state of the humanities.  The Spring workshop will be given by Normal Stahl on February 21. […]

Three Students Win Graduate Research Awards

The Department is excited to announce that three graduate students won research awards for next year, which will support their work.  Karen Schmidt on the John S. Tuckey Award, and Tiffany Dewell and Elizabeth Mobley each won Graduate Research Grants.  Since only four such awards were given out across the whole university, our students’ winning […]