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…
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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:  http://www.icea.ausrc.org/annual-conference/call-for-papers.html.

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….
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Institute for Critical Thinking hosts workshop

Samuel Ziniach, an associate professor in the department, is organizing a 3-day intensive workshop on logic-based therapy as part of his work at the Institute for Critical Thinking.  More information is available on the flyer:  LBT Workshop_Flyer_UPDATED_FOR DISTRIBUTION

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.