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2018

September


Tue
Sep
2525
Tuesday, Sep. 25, 2018, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Location:
Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL)
196
The Graduate Scholars of English Association (GSEA) presents a discussion with a "bevy" of grad students who have either completed their degrees or are close to doing so to share their experiences and offer you what they...

Wed
Sep
2626
Wednesday, Sep. 26, 2018, 12-1 p.m.
Location:
Piper Writers House (PWH)
The ASU Book Group's September 2018 reading selection is "The Children Under the Ice" by R.A. Douthitt. 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...

Wed
Sep
2626
Wednesday, Sep. 26, 2018, 2-3:30 p.m.
Location:
Lattie Coor Hall (COOR)
5536
A book discussion featuring:The author, Claudia Sadowski-Smith, who earned her PhD in English, is a professor of English and American Studies in the Department of English at ASU. She specializes in multiethnic U.S....

October


Mon
Oct
11
Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, 2:30 p.m.
Location:
Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL)
196
Committee: Karen Adams (Chair), Elly van Gelderen, Mark James  ::  ABSTRACT: Yaʕni 'lit. he/it signifies/means/intends' is an arising linguistic and discourse-pragmatic phenomenon in many varieties and speech...

Tue
Oct
22
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 4:30-6 p.m.
Location:
Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL)
196
Join the Interdisciplinary Committee on Linguistics (ICOL) for a talk by James Paul Gee, Regents' Professor and Mary Lou Fulton Professor of Literacy Studies in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at ASU. Gee...

Tue
Oct
22
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018, 5–6:30 p.m.
Location:
Memorial Union (MU)
Pima Auditorium (230)
The latest assault on immigrants and non-citizens will destroy many lives before it is finished. But these attacks will be defeated for precisely the same reason that they are now energized: America has evolved. Join us for a...

Wed
Oct
33
Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, 7-8:30 p.m.
Location:
Phoenix Art Museum (1625 N Central Ave) Phoenix, AZ
Singer Hall
ASU Creative Writing in the Department of English co-sponsors this University of Arizona Poetry Center event featuring Charles Simic with Sara Sams. Tickets are required. This event is open to the public and free.About the...

Thu
Oct
44
Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location:
Memorial Union (MU)
La Paz (Room 242)
Connected Academics invites PhD and MFA students in the humanities to this event where we'll learn wellness techniques for stress and time management, nutrition, mindfulness, financial literacy, and physical and mental well-being...

Thu
Oct
1111
Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, 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...

Mon
Oct
1515
Monday, Oct. 15, 2018
Location:
Submit via instructions
The Marvin Fisher Book Award is given biannually to an international student enrolled in a graduate program in the Department of English. The award is $250 and is to be used for the purchase of books needed by the applicant....

Sat
Oct
2727
Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Location:
Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL)
117
The Central Arizona Writing Project (CAWP) in the Department of English invites writing project teacher-consultants to join us for a morning of snacks, writing, and renewal on the theme of "I Tried This: Building on the Summer...

Wed
Oct
3131
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, 12-1 p.m.
Location:
Piper Writers House (PWH)
The ASU Book Group's October 2018 reading selection is the PEN Center USA Literary Award-winning YA book "The Porcupine of Truth" by Bill Konigsberg. The book group is open to all in the ASU community and meets monthly from noon–...

Wed
Oct
3131
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, 12-2 p.m.
Location:
Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL)
196
Jessica Wolfe, professor of English and comparative literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, presents "Advice from the Editorial Trenches: the well-placed article (and book) - A how-to on publishing in the...

Wed
Oct
3131
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, 1:30 p.m.
Location:
Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL)
117
Director of Graduate Studies Karen Adams and Graduate Program Manager Sheila Luna will go over the nuts and bolts of the graduate program, including Graduate College and Department of English policies, how to file an interactive...

November


Sat
Nov
33
Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, time TBA
Location:
Cady Mall, outside LL
Join the Department of English in its annual celebration of all things literary at the ASU Homecoming Block Party! More information about specific activities will be posted soon.

Thu
Nov
88
Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, 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...

Sat
Nov
1010
Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018
Location:
Exact location TBA
AZCALL is a one-day conference held each year that brings together computer-assisted language learning enthusiasts from around the state and region to share ideas, network, and receive valuable feedback on scholarly research,...

Wed
Nov
2828
Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, 12-1 p.m.
Location:
Piper Writers House (PWH)
The ASU Book Group's November 2018 reading selection is "Human Interest" by Valerie Bandura. 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 campus....

Thu
Nov
2929
Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, 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...

December


Thu
Dec
66
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Location:
Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL)
117
Students completing degrees in English's MA programs who choose the applied project track showcase their work.Specific defense information to be announced later in the semester.

2019

January


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


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...

Sat
Feb
2323
Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019
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 Ross-Blakley Hall, are free of charge, and are open to the public. Check back here later for details! 

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


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


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...

 

For more information about English events or if you are hosting an event and would like it advertised, contact Kristen LaRue-Sandler