Events

2014 TCA Juried Biennial: Copper, feat. alumna Karla Elling

Date & Time: 
Friday, Sep. 26-Saturday, Jan. 31
Location: 
Gallery, Tempe Center for the Arts (700 W Rio Salado Pkwy) Tempe, AZ

ASU English alumna Karla Elling (BA 1965; MA 1968; PhD 1975) is featured in this exhibition coinciding with the seven-year anniversary of the opening of the TCA (Sept. 9, 2007). The exhibition features works on copper, art made of copper and artists inspired by copper, a tradition for seventh anniversaries. A panel of nationally recognized artists, curators and community members selected 22 Arizona artists from a wide array of visual art traditions, including bronze casting, painting, ceramics, etching, quilt making and jewelry.

'Trout Fishing in America: and Other Stories' Exhibit

Date & Time: 
Saturday, Oct. 4-Saturday, Jan. 17
Location: 
Top Gallery, ASU Art Museum (51 E 10th St) ASU

ASU English Associate Professor Ron Broglio co-curates and ASU English co-sponsors this exhibit. Artists Bryndis Snæbjörnsdóttir (Iceland) and Mark Wilson (England) explore the networked effects of conservation initiatives in Arizona. Over two years, they researched programs underway to reintroduce the California Condor and the Humpback Chub into the Grand Canyon. Through humor, wonder and surprise, their installation of photographs and videos explores the complexity of human-animal interactions and their combined impact on ecologies.

Holiday Break

Date & Time: 
Thursday-Friday, Dec. 25-26
Location: 
Department of English Main Office (LL 542) ASU

Department of English and all ASU offices are closed in for holiday break.

New Year's Day Holiday

Date & Time: 
Thursday, Jan. 1
Location: 
Department of English Main Office (LL 542) ASU

Department of English and ASU offices are closed in observance of the New Year's Day holiday.

Ripley: Believe It or Not, feat. Melissa Pritchard

Date & Time: 
Tuesday, Jan. 6, 12:21 a.m.
Location: 
KAET (Eight HD) Channel 8.1

ASU English Professor Melissa Pritchard is interviewed as an expert in this American Experience public television documentary about Robert Ripley. "Meet the Wizard of Odd ... Ripley was a new media star and the most popular man in America."

More information: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/schedule

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

CFP Deadline: 21st Annual Graduate Linguistics/TESOL Symposium

Date & Time: 
Wednesday, Jan. 7
Location: 
Submit to ASULinguisticsTESOL@gmail.com

We invite abstracts for 20-minute talks plus 10-minute discussions on any aspect of linguistics and language learning, including but not limited to: Theoretical Linguistics ● Psycholinguistics ● Second Language Writing ● Historical Linguistics ● Syntax ● English as a Foreign Language ● Phonology ● Morphology ● Bilingual Education ● Semantics ● Discourse Analysis ● Language Policy ● Sociolinguistics ● Pragmatics ● Interdisciplinary Linguistics ● Applied Linguistics ● English as a Global Language ● Philosophy of Language ● World Englishes ●

Science Fiction TV Dinner: Dollhouse (CSI)

Date & Time: 
Thursday, Jan. 22
Location: 
Location TBA; ASU

Co-hosted with ASU's Project Humanities, this Center for Science and the Imagination event features special guest Harry Lennix, star of DollhouseER, The Matrix Reloaded, The Matrix Revolutions, and the film State of Play. Further details forthcoming.

More information: http://csi.asu.edu/calendar/events/science-fiction-tv-dinner-dollhouse

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

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."

20th Southwest English Symposium

Date & Time: 
Friday-Saturday, Feb. 6-7
Location: 
College Avenue Commons (CAVC) ASU

The Graduate Scholars of English Association (GSEA) co-presents the 20th SWES. Our theme for the 2015 interdisciplinary SWES conference is “Transitions” and what that means to the disciplines we work in - across English, the Humanities, Arts, Business, Politics, Sciences, Social spheres, and Technology. The concept is often relevant to scholars in many fields and especially to those whose work straddles the boundaries of one or more disciplines.

More information: http://english.clas.asu.edu/swes2015

AZCALL 2015

Date & Time: 
Saturday, Feb. 21, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Location: 
Language and Literature Building (LL) ASU

The Department of English hosts and ASU English Associate Professor Bryan Smith organizes AZCALL, a one-day conference held each year. The conference brings together computer-assisted language learning enthusiasts from around the state and region to share ideas, network, and receive valuable feedback on scholarly research, academic papers, and major conference presentations which are in progress or preparation.

More information: https://www.facebook.com/events/618296898291144

Science Fiction TV Dinner: Warner Bros. in Space, feat. Kevin Sandler

Date & Time: 
Saturday, Feb. 21, 11:45 a.m.
Location: 
Chandler Downtown Community Center (125 E Commonwealth Ave) Chandler, AZ

ASU English Associate Professor co-facilitates a discussion of Warner Bros. animated shorts for the Center for Science and the Imagination's Science Fiction TV Dinner series--this installment takes place at lunchtime--in celebration of the Chandler Science Spectacular, a festival for all ages celebrating and exploring invention.

2015 ASU Composition Conference

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

Join us for a day of learning, networking, and professional conversation. This conference is an excellent opportunity for those who teach composition to gather and exchange ideas and methods for improving classroom instruction.

More information: http://english.clas.asu.edu/asucc-2015

21st Annual Graduate Linguistics/TESOL Symposium

Date & Time: 
Saturday, Feb. 28, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Location: 
Memorial Union (MU) ASU

This interdisciplinary symposium is an opportunity for graduate students and faculty to share their work in the fields of Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, TESOL, Language Studies, and other related fields. It provides a friendly academic environment for participants to present research and receive feedback, as well as to network with other students/faculty.

English @ ASU Night of the Open Door 2015

Date & Time: 
Saturday, Feb. 28, 4-9 p.m. **Note New Date**
Location: 
Language and Literature Building (LL) ASU

Question: What do folk music, alien languages, performance art, Sherlock Holmes, the believing/doubting game, giant word puzzles, and a zombie horde have in common? Answer: you can find them all in the Department of English at Night of the Open Door 2015! This ASU-wide open house is free of charge and open to all.

More information: 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.

Feminisms and Rhetorics Conference 2015

Date & Time: 
Wednesday-Saturday, Oct. 28-31
Location: 
Memorial Union (MU) ASU

ASU English and the Writing Programs host the Tenth Biennial Feminisms and Rhetorics Conference, co-chaired by Professors Maureen Daly Goggin and Shirley Rose. Further details are forthcoming.

More information: http://english.clas.asu.edu/feminisms-and-rhetorics