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…
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The Post-Tribute Reports on Fulbright Scholar Rukhsana Hasan

The Post-Tribute carried a story last week on Rukhsana Hasan, the Fulbright Scholar who was brought to campus by Colette Morrow.  You can read the story here:  http://posttrib.suntimes.com/news/neighbors/26871108-418/visiting-professor-provides-insight-into-life-in-pakistan.html#.U15rQvBOXIU.  

First Friday Wordsmiths to hold its annual Open-Mic.

First Friday Wordsmiths would like to invite the Purdue Calumet student body and faculty to celebrate our annual April as National Poetry Month Open-Mic. FFW will be hosting this event on Tuesday, April 29 in Calumet Falls located in the SUL building from noon until 1 PM. Read your poetry or work from your favorite…
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Kristina Davison to Receive Chancellor’s Medallion

The Department of English and Philosophy is proud to announce that Kristina Davison has been selected to receive the Chancellor’s Honor Medallion for having the highest GPA in the College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences. Make sure to congratulate Kristina on this tremendous honor.  

Kayla Greenwell wins Crowel Scholarship in Writing

Congratulations to Kayla Greenwell, who won the 2014-2015 Crowel Scholarship in Writing.  

Nick Ruff is 2014-2015 Grad Student Representative

Congratulations to Nick Ruff, who was elected the 2014-2015 student representative to the department’s graduate committee.

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