Karen Schmidt Defends MA Thesis, 4/27

The Department of English and Philosophy invites you to a MA thesis defense by Karen Schmidt, whose research explores the once-popular but today largely-forgotten regional writer Bess Streeter Aldrich.   The presentation will be held on April 27 from 11:00 until 12:20 in Anderson 224.  Please join us to learn more about this fascinating writer, […]

Reminder: Stark-Tinkham Awards Presentation Tomorrow

Just a reminder that we’ll hold the 42nd annual Stark-Tinkham Annual Writing Contest Awards Ceremony tomorrow evening (April 15), at 7:00 in Jean Chambers (in SUL).  Our speaker this year will be Dr. Kelly Norman Ellis, who is an associate professor of creative writing at Chicago State University. She is a poet whose work has […]

Spring Workshop, final ELS event for the year, Happens this Saturday

The final English Lecture Series event takes place this Saturday, February 21, 9 am until 2 pm, in the Classroom Office building of Purdue University Calumet. Our English Lecture Series Spring Workshop, titled “Academic Literacies for the 21st Century.” We are excited to welcome the well-known literacy scholar Dr. Norm Stahl (Professor Emeritus, Northern Illinois University) as […]

Almni Open House and Information Event for MA Program this Monday

The department will hold it’s annual Alumni Open House and Information event this coming Monday (January 26) from 5:00 to 6:30 PM in the Room with a View.  If you’re an alumni, come on out to share your experiences with the program and reconnect with faculty and other alumni. If you’re a current student or someone […]

Blotterature and the IWC Announce Upcoming Events

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Blotterature is hosting a reading event at Kilroy’s in Lansing on Saturday, January 31 that will feature Samantha Irby, 2014 winner of Chicago Writers’ Association Traditional Non-Fiction Book for Meaty and voted one of the top 10 comedic writers to watch for in 2015 by Paper Magazine.   In addition, The Indiana Writers’ Consortium is hosting a small […]

Philip Siemer to Defend His MA Thesis

You’re invited to attend Phil Siemer’s defense of his MA thesis, “Advocating for Others:  Spiritual Development in Christian High School English Classrooms.”  The defense will be held tomorrow, December 6 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM in CLO 154.  Come out to learn about Phil’s research, to become familiar with the MA thesis and defense […]

Reminder: Deadline for Photo Contest Approaching

The deadline for our photo contest is approaching.  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 photos should […]

Howard Cohen Speaks on Games in Philosophy

Professor Howard Cohen will give a talk entitled “Teaching Distributive Justice through an Interactive Video Game” today at 6:30 in CLO 132.  The Distributive Justice game is an interactive classroom exercise designed to help students understand a variety of possible principles of distribute justice and to learn about an important approach to determining the principle that […]