Events

Central Arizona Writing Project After-School Family Writing Project

Date & Time: 
Wednesday Sep. 3-Nov. 5, Every Wednesday
Location: 
ASU Preparatory Academy (735 E Filmore St.) Phoenix, Arizona

English Education Graduate Student Tracey Flores, local elementary teachers Autumn Warntjes (Landmark Elementary) and Gini Jackson and Amy Lierman (ASU Preparatory) and Assoc. Professor Jessica Early are partnering to provide an after-school family writing project for over 25 ASU Prep Academy families in Grades K-1. The partnership is possible through a Kellogg Foundation National Writing Project grant aimed at developing and supporting literacy in the early grades.

Cynthia Hogue Poetry Workshop

Date & Time: 
Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2 p.m.
Location: 
Leaf Teahouse (180 N. 8th St) Boise, Idaho

ASU English Professor Cynthia Hogue will read from her newest collection of poetry, "Renenance" at the new Leaf Teahouse.  

More Information:  http://www.rdbooks.org/event/cynthia-hogue-leaf-teahouse

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

Found in Translation Reading Series: Cynthia Hogue

Date & Time: 
Tuesday, Sep. 23, 7 p.m.
Location: 
Boise State University, Student Union Brink Room, (1910 University Dr.) Boise, Idaho

ASU English Professor Cynthia Hogue will participate in BSU's Found in Translation Reading Series.

The BSU Department of English is teaming up with the Arts and Humanities Institute to present “Found in Translation: A Reading Series.” Throughout the year, literary translators will read from their translations of works from French, Spanish, Basque and Catalan.

The readings are free and all are in English.

ASU Book Group

Date & Time: 
Wednesday, Sep. 24, 12 p.m.
Location: 
Language and Literature 165 (LL 165) ASU

Sponsored by ASU English, the ASU Book Group meets to discuss pre-selected books. The book's author is often present at the group meeting.

The book group is open to all ASU faculty, staff and students.

More information: Judith.Smith@asu.edu

MFA Reading Series: A Reading with Matt Bell

Date & Time: 
Wednesday, Sep, 24, 7:30 p.m.
Location: 
Language and Literature 316 (LL 316) ASU

ASU English Assistant Professor Matt Bell is the author of the novel In the House upon the Dirt between the Lake and the Woods (Soho Press, 2013), a finalist for the Young Lions Fiction Award, a Michigan Notable Book, and an Indies Choice Adult Debut Book of the Year Honor Recipient.

Master’s Student Advising Session

Date & Time: 
Thursday, Sep. 25, 3 p.m.
Location: 
Language and Literature 316 (LL 316) ASU

Director of Graduate Studies Ron Broglio and Graduate Program Manager Sheila Luna will discuss the nuts and bolts of the graduate program, including Graduate Education and English Department policies, how to file an interactive plan of study (ipos), academic progress, enrollment requirements, how to register for omnibus course hours (thesis hours, applied project, research, internship, and reading and conference), foreign language requirement, choosing a committee, preadmission and transfer credits, the difference between a thesis and an applied project, and more.

CV and Cover Letter Workshop with Ron Broglio

Date & Time: 
Friday, Sep. 26, 3 p.m.
Location: 
Language and Literature 316 (LL 316) ASU

ASU English Associate Professor Ron Broglio and representatives from literature, rhetoric/comp, and linguistics hosts a Cover Letter and CV Workshop for academic job searches.

Camstasia Relay (PowerPoint narration and screen recorder) Workshop

Date & Time: 
Thursday, Oct. 2, 2:30 p.m.
Location: 
Language and Literature 648C (LL 648C) ASU

You must sign up for the workshops you are interested in taking by using our enrollment form. In order to participate fully, it is recommended that you bring a laptop.

Trout Fishing in America and Other stories (Opening Reception)

Date & Time: 
Thursday, Oct. 2, 5:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.
Location: 
ASU Art Museum (Top Gallery)

ASU English Associate Professor Ron Broglio co-curates Trout Fishing in America and Other Stories.

How Can Art Advance Sustainability? Symposium

Date & Time: 
Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: 
ASU Art Museum

ASU English Associate Professor Ron Broglio is joined by an international assemblage of artists, art critics, philosophers, scientists and journalists to discuss conservation and our cultural perceptions of nature.
Cost: Free

What Can I Do with a Major in English or Film and Media Studies?

Date & Time: 
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 1:00 p.m.
Location: 
Language and Literature 316 (LL 316) ASU

A review of popular career options for students in English and Film and Media Studies, a talk focusing on transferable skills, and a discussion about the value of internships.  (featuring Mary Fachman, ASU Career Services)

For more information or to RSVP:  Krstovich@asu.edu

 

Blackboard Voice Tools Workshop

Date & Time: 
Thursday, Oct 9, 2:30 p.m.
Location: 
Language and Literature 648C (LL 648C) ASU

You must sign up for the workshops you are interested in taking by using our enrollment form. In order to participate fully, it is recommended that you bring a laptop.

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.

Internship Information Session

Date & Time: 
Wednesday, Oct, 15, 1 p.m.
Location: 
Language and Literature 316 (LL 316) ASU

A review of popular internship opportunities for English and Film and Media Studies majors, along with a discussion on strategy for getting the most out of the internship experience.  (featuring Prof. Kevin Sandler and Ruby Macksoud)

For more information or to RSVP:  Krstovich@asu.edu

Tasks for Second Year PhD students

Date & Time: 
Wednesday, Oct, 15, 3 p.m.
Location: 
Language and Literature 316 (LL 316) ASU

The English Department Graduate Studies will be conducting an advising session on "Tasks for Second Year PhD Students" including what to look for in selecting a chair and committee, pathways for finishing course work, details in successfully completing the iPOS.

All PhD students are welcome to attend   Bring your questions!

More information:  Sheila Luna

"Maria Tallchief": Ortiz/Labriola Lecture by Sandy Osawa, Filmmaker

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, presenting "Maria Tallchief," a lecture, film, and Q&A.

Post Coursework to ABD

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

The English Department Graduate Studies will be conducting an advising session on " Post Coursework to ABD" including how to develop the portfolio, bibliography, what to expect in the oral exam, and the colloquy on the dissertation prospectus , ways to best work with your committee, and details in successfully completing the iPOS.

All PhD students are welcome to attend   Bring your questions!

More information:  Sheila Luna 

Web Browsers: What Browser Should I Use? Tips and Tricks Workshop

Date & Time: 
Thursday, Oct. 23, 2:30 p.m.
Location: 
Language and Literature 648C (LL 648C) ASU

You must sign up for the workshops you are interested in taking by using our enrollment form. In order to participate fully, it is recommended that you bring a laptop.

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...