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2019

January


Mon
Jan
2121
Monday, Jan. 21, 2019
Location:
Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL)
ASU and Department of English offices are closed in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.

Wed
Jan
2323
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, 12-1:30 p.m.
Location:
Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL)
117
Join the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies for a discussion of the open access movement and its growing impact on the academy. Peter Potter brings the unique perspective of a longtime university press publisher...

Tue
Jan
2929
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, 3-4:30 p.m.
Location:
West Hall (WHALL)
135
In honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the ASU Library commemorates the recent acquisition of artist books of Kelly M. Houle, made possible by the ASU Department of English’s Lamberts Memorial Rare Book Fund....

Wed
Jan
3030
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, 12-1 p.m.
Location:
Piper Writers House (PWH)
The ASU Book Group's January 2019 reading selection is "The Making of Jane Austen" by Devoney Looser. The book group is open to all in the ASU community and meets monthly from noon–1 p.m. in the Piper Writers House on ASU's Tempe...

February


Fri
Feb
11
Friday, Feb. 1, 2019
Location:
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Each scholarship or award has specific eligibility criteria and submission requirements. Please visit the links provided for application details—and please read carefully. All award amounts are approximate pending available...

Tue
Feb
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Sir Jonathan Bate on How the Humanities Can Save the Planet
Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, 7 p.m.
Location:
Changing Hands Phoenix (300 W Camelback Rd) Phoenix, AZ
In almost every culture of the world, there is a myth of how one day a time of catastrophe will come when some powerful force – whether natural, supernatural or human – precipitates an apocalypse that will bring an end to our...

Thu
Feb
77
Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
Location:
Memorial Union (MU)
Join Connected Academics for a life-and-livelihood writing workshop designed to help you identify future career paths and personal goals, and consider the various communities to which Humanities PhD students can feel connected....

Thu
Feb
77
Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, 8 p.m.
Location:
The Social Hall (715 S McClintock Dr) Tempe, AZ
Calling all lovers of poetry and prose! Join English's Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program for the first semester of a special 8-part reading series featuring brand new work from ASU graduate students. Each reading...

Fri
Feb
88
Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Location:
University Club (UCLUB)
Traditions/Thorne Room
Join Connected Academics to learn from ASU PhD humanities alums who return to campus to share their various career path experiences with current doctoral students.Alums who have followed a variety of career paths will lead "speed...

Tue
Feb
1212
Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, 6-7:30 p.m.
Location:
Exact location TBA
Please join us for a reading by poet and MacArthur "genius" grant winner Natalie Diaz as she shares recent work. We'll also celebrate her recent naming as the Maxine and Jonathan Marshall Chair in Modern and Contemporary Poetry...

Fri
Feb
1516
Friday-Saturday, Feb. 15-16, 2019
Location:
Lattie Coor Hall (COOR) and University Club (UCLUB)
The Western Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (WSECS) will hold its 2019 conference at Arizona State University's Tempe campus on the theme, "The Global Eighteenth Century."The conference will feature a plenary panel of...

Sat
Feb
1616
Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Location:
Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL)
Hosted by Writing Programs in the Department of English at ASU, this conference will bring together writing teachers from Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, the University of Arizona and the Maricopa Community...

Wed
Feb
2020
Sir Jonathan Bate on How the Humanities Can Save the Planet
Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
Location:
Lyceum Theatre (901 S Forest Mall) Tempe, AZ
In addressing the crisis of climate, pollution, over-consumption and resource depletion, we need not only scientists to propose technological fixes, but also artists and humanities scholars to gives us images of a more...

Sat
Feb
2323
Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019
Location:
Schwada Classroom Office Building (SCOB)
The Annual Graduate Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, and TESOL Symposium showcases graduate student research across multiple disciplines related to linguistics, applied linguistics, and TESOL. All graduate students from Arizona...

Sat
Feb
2323
Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019, 1-6 p.m.
Location:
Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL)
Please join us at ASU Open Door 2019! All English activities will take place at ASU's campus in Tempe in or near Ross-Blakley Hall, are free of charge, and are open to the public.Swords Instead of Quips in YA Fantasy 1-3 p.m....

Wed
Feb
2727
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, 12-1 p.m.
Location:
Piper Writers House (PWH)
The ASU Book Group's February 2019 reading selection is "Religion Around Billie Holiday" by Tracy Fessenden. The book group is open to all in the ASU community and meets monthly from noon–1 p.m. in the Piper Writers House on ASU'...

March


Fri
Mar
12
Friday-Saturday, Mar. 1-2, 2019
Location:
Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL)
The Southwest English Symposium (SWES) is a regional humanities conference held annually at Arizona State University. The conference provides graduate and advanced undergraduate students with an opportunity to present original...

Thu
Mar
1414
Thursday, Mar. 14, 2019, 8 p.m.
Location:
The Social Hall (715 S McClintock Dr) Tempe, AZ
Calling all lovers of poetry and prose! Join English's Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program for the first semester of a special 8-part reading series featuring brand new work from ASU graduate students. Each reading...

Wed
Mar
2727
Wednesday, Mar. 27, 2019, 12-1 p.m.
Location:
Piper Writers House (PWH)
The ASU Book Group's March 2019 reading selection is "Counting Coup" by Kelli Donley. The book group is open to all in the ASU community and meets monthly from noon–1 p.m. in the Piper Writers House on ASU's Tempe...

April


Thu
Apr
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Thursday, Apr. 11, 2019, 8 p.m.
Location:
The Social Hall (715 S McClintock Dr) Tempe, AZ
Calling all lovers of poetry and prose! Join English's Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program for the first semester of a special 8-part reading series featuring brand new work from ASU graduate students. Each reading...

Wed
Apr
2424
Wednesday, Apr. 24, 2019, 12-1 p.m.
Location:
Piper Writers House (PWH)
The ASU Book Group's April 2019 reading selection is "When My Brother Was an Aztec" by Natalie Diaz. The book group is open to all in the ASU community and meets monthly from noon–1 p.m. in the Piper Writers House on...

 

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