Events

Nerd Nite Goes to Comic-Con San Diego with Ron Broglio

Date & Time: 
Friday, Jul 25, 7:30 p.m.
Location: 
Silo in Makers Quarter (753 15th St) San Diego, CA

ASU English Professor Ron Broglio participates in  a special Comic-Con edition of Nerd Nite, presented by National Geographic Channel, a night, of trivia, food and presentations. Other Participants include David Rees of Going Deep with David Rees and and Paranormal Pop Culture‘s Aaron Sagers.

More information:  http://sandiego.nerdnite.com/

Please note--this announcement is provided as a courtesy: the event is not sponsored by ASU English.

Intersections: Science + Literacy Summer Institute, with Jessica Early

Date & Time: 
Monday - Friday, Jul 28 - Aug 1
Location: 
Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Missoula - Edgewater (100 Madison) Missoula, MT

ASU English Professor Jessica Early will represent ASU's Central Arizona Writing Project at the National Writing Project/National Science Foundation Intersections Science Literacy Summer Institute in Missoula, Montana July 28-August 1st along with Jeannie Colton and Carol Flores from the Arizona Science Center (partners in the NWP/NSF Intersections Grant).

More information: https://sites.google.com/site/nwpintersectionsproject/event-information/upcoming-events/2014-cohort-1-summer-institute---missoula-mt

Writing Workshop with Debra Schwartz: Memoir Writing with Panache

Date & Time: 
Tuesday, Jul 29, 6:30 p.m.
Location: 
Changing Hands Bookstore (6428 S. McClintock Dr) Tempe, AZ

ASU Instructor Debra Schwartz hosts a memoir-writing workshop.

Cost: $25. Registration and pre-payment at 480-730-0205.

More information:  http://www.changinghands.com/event/schwartz-jul14

Please note--This announcement is provided as a courtesy; the event is not sponsored by ASU English.

Red Hen Press @ Annenberg Community Beach House, with Cynthia Hogue

Date & Time: 
Tuesday, Aug. 12, 6:30 p.m.
Location: 
Annenberg Community Beach House (415 Pacific Coast Hwy) Santa Monica, CA

ASU English Professor Cynthia Hogue participates in this Red Hen Press celebration of poetry and culture at the historic Annenberg Beach House, a gold coast gem that overlooks the ocean and once housed the stars of Hollywood’s golden era. Other participants include Jodi Ann Johnson, William Trowbridge, the current Poet Laureate of Missouri, and Dana Levin.

More information:  http://redhen.org/events/rhp-at-the-annenberg-beach-house 

Fall Welcome CLAS Assembly: Dept. of English Session

Date & Time: 
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 9-10 a.m.
Location: 
Social Sciences 105 (SS 105) ASU

Welcome to the Department of English! The Department of English welcomes new undergraduate students attending the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences welcome events. Join us at this department-specific session, where you can meet our faculty leadership and academic advising team, and find out about internship, study abroad, involvement opportunities, and upcoming events.

English: Start Here. Go Anywhere.

More information: Linda.Sullivan@asu.edu

New Graduate Student Orientation

Date & Time: 
Friday, Aug. 22, 3 p.m.
Location: 
Language and Literature 316 (LL 316) ASU

ASU English presents this orientation for new graduate students which will include a welcome from the department chair and director of graduate studies, introductions of program directors, and presentations by student groups, representatives from ASU Libraries and Graduate Education, and the internship coordinator. Further details to follow as we near the date.

More information: Sheila.Luna@asu.edu

Cynthia Hogue and Karen Brennan Book Launch and Reception

Date & Time: 
Thursday, Aug 28, 7:15 p.m.
Location: 
Changing Hands Bookstore (6428 S. McClintock Dr) Tempe, AZ

ASU English Professor Cynthia Hogue and Karen Brennan read from their new collections: Cynthia Hogue from Revenance (Red Hen Press, 2014) and Karen Brennan from little dark (Four Way Books, 2014). Reception at the event. Book signing to follow poetry reading, which will start at 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public.

More information:  http://www.changinghands.com/event/hoguebrennan-aug2014

Labor Day Holiday

Date & Time: 
Monday, Sep. 1
Location: 
Department of English; ASU

ASU Department of English offices are closed in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

Hack 4 Humanity Hackathon (Project Humanities)

Date & Time: 
Saturday - Sunday, Sep 20 - 21, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Location: 
Sun Devil Fitness Complex (400 E Avache Blvd) Tempe, AZ

ASU Professor Neal A. Lester directs ASU Project Humanities which sponsors Hack 4 Humanity.  The mission of Hacks 4 Humanity is to create technology solutions and initiatives, that will contribute to the social good and address the needs of humanity using the 7 principles of ASU Project Humanities “Humanity 101” movement.

New York Book Launch of 'Revenance' with Cynthia Hogue

Date & Time: 
Thursday, Oct 9, 7 p.m.
Location: 
Berl's Poetry Shop, (126A Front Street) Brooklyn, NY

ASU English Professor Cynthia Hogue launches Revenance in New York, with Elisabeth Frost and Alicia Ostriker.

More information:  http://www.public.asu.edu/~chogue1/events.html

Please note--This announcement is provided as a courtesy; the event is not sponsered by ASU English.

A Reading with Omnidawn Authors and Cynthia Hogue

Date & Time: 
Friday, Oct 10, 7 p.m.
Location: 
Poets House (10 River Terrace) New York, NY

 ASU English Professor Cynthia Hogue reads from her translations with other Omnidawn Press authors.

More Information:  http://www.public.asu.edu/~chogue1/events.html

Please note--This announcement is provided as a courtesy; the event is not sponsered by ASU English.

Ortiz/Labriola Lecture by Sandy Osawa

Date & Time: 
Thursday, Oct. 16, 7 p.m.
Location: 
Heard Museum (2301 N Central Ave) Phoenix, AZ

Sandy Osawa (Makah), a filmmaker based in Seattle, WA, is the featured speaker in the fall 2014 installment of the Simon Ortiz and Labriola Center Lecture on Indigenous Land, Culture, and Community.

Piper Distinguished Visiting Writer Series: Michael Schiffer, screenwriter

Date & Time: 
Thursday, Oct. 23, 6 p.m.
Location: 
Marston Exploration Theater (ISTB4) ASU

ASU English's Film and Media Studies Program co-sponsors this visit by Michael Schiffer, screenwriter of movies such as Crimson Tide and The Peacemaker, who will screen his most renowned film, Colors. Film starts at 6:00pm and will last around 2 hours. Following the film there will be a Talkback and brief Q&A. :: A presentation of the Virginia Piper Center for Creative Writing.

More information: http://piper.asu.edu/event/distinguished-visiting-writer-michael-schiffe...

Come Home to English 2014

Date & Time: 
Monday-Saturday, Oct. 27-Nov. 1
Location: 
Multiple locations; ASU

The Department of English celebrates ASU Homecoming with literary, art, and community events open to the public. Further details TBA.

More information, when available, will be posted here: http://english.clas.asu.edu/homecoming

Western States Rhetoric and Literacy Conference 2014

Date & Time: 
Friday-Saturday, Nov. 7-8
Location: 
Univ. of Nevada, Reno (1664 N Virginia St) Reno, NV

ASU English Associate Professor Peter Goggin founded and coordinates this annual conference. In 2014, it is themed "Literacies and Rhetorics of Crisis."

More information: http://groups.unr.edu/rhetoric/wsrl2014_Register.html

Veterans Day Holiday

Date & Time: 
Tuesday, Nov. 11
Location: 
Department of English; ASU

ASU Department of English offices are closed in observance of the Veterans Day holiday.

2014 Symposium on Second Language Writing

Date & Time: 
Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 13-15
Location: 
Memorial Union (MU) ASU

The Department of English at Arizona State University hosts the 2014 Symposium on Second Language Writing. Further details to come.

More information: http://sslw.asu.edu    |    pmatsuda@asu.edu

21st Annual ACMRS Conference

Date & Time: 
Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 5-7
Location: 
Embassy Suites Phoenix-Scottsdale (4415 E Paradise Village Pkwy S) Scottsdale, AZ

Directed by ASU English Professor Robert Bjork, the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (ACMRS) invites session and paper proposals for its annual interdisciplinary conference. We welcome papers that explore any topic related to the study and teaching of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, and especially those that focus on: "Trades, Talents, Guilds, and Specialists: Getting Things Done in the Middle Ages and Renaissance."

English @ ASU Night of the Open Door 2015

Date & Time: 
Saturday, Feb. 28 **Note New Date**
Location: 
Multiple locations; ASU

Stay tuned for information on English's events at Night of the Open Door 2014! Further details forthcoming about this ASU-wide open house.

More information, when available, will be posted here: https://opendoor.asu.edu/unit/department-english

Ortiz/Labriola Lecture Spring 2015

Date & Time: 
Thursday, Mar. 19, 7 p.m.
Location: 
Heard Museum (2301 N Central Ave) Phoenix, AZ

The Simon Ortiz and Labriola Center Lecture on Indigenous Land, Culture, and Community at Arizona State University addresses topics and issues across disciplines in the arts, humanities, sciences, and politics. Underscoring Indigenous American experiences and perspectives, this series seeks to create and celebrate knowledge that evolves from an inclusive Indigenous worldview and that is applicable to all walks of life.