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 […]

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 […]