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2018

October


Fri
Oct
1919
Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, 1-2 p.m.
Location:
Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL)
117
Department of English students are invited to come enjoy some pizza and learn about your neighbor, State Farm!College Recruiter, Rich Ortiz will present on what State Farm does as a company, their impact in the community, and how...

Mon
Oct
2222
Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, 9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Location:
Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL)
Lobby
Writing Programs in the Department of English hosts activities in celebration of the annual National Day on Writing 2018 themed, "Writing for success." Watch for our photo booth and an audio recording station where you can talk...

Tue
Oct
2323
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, 6 p.m.
Location:
Memorial Union (MU)
Mohave Room (236)
Laura Chrisman, the Nancy K. Ketcham Endowed Chair in the Department of English at the University of Washington will deliver the 2018-2019 Ian Fletcher Memorial Lecture at Arizona State University.Chisman's talk is...

Fri
Oct
2626
Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, 1–2:30 p.m.
Location:
Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL)
117
In this workshop for teachers of professional writing, we will explore the role that language can play in learning and teaching professional genres for all students. We will examine various strategies for developing students’...

Fri
Oct
2626
Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, 3–4:30 p.m.
Location:
Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL)
117
In this workshop, we will briefly review research on genre knowledge and genre awareness, and then focus on specific pedagogical strategies for building both in the context of early university writing instruction. The workshop...

Fri
Oct
2626
Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, 4 p.m
Location:
Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL)
103
Committee: Dr. Keith Miller (Chair), Dr. Ersula Ore, Dr. Lee Bebout.  ::  ABSTRACT: This dissertation examines racism as discourse and works to explicate, through the examination of historical and contemporary...

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
NEW DATE: Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, 12-1 p.m.
Location:
Piper Writers House (PWH)
Please note that the date for this event has changed to Oct. 31.The ASU Book Group's October 2018 reading selection is "Human Interest" by Valerie Bandura. The book group is open to all in the ASU community and meets monthly from...

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


Thu
Nov
13
Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 1-3, 2018
Location:
Multiple venues
The NonfictioNOW Conference is a regular gathering of over 400 nonfiction writers, teachers, and students from around the world in an effort to explore the past, present, and future of nonfiction. Panels and readings highlight...

Thu
Nov
11
Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, 3:30-5 p.m.
Location:
Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL)
117
Linguist Tyler Peterson, an assistant professor in the Department of English, gives a talk about his work documenting endangered languages. Following Peterson’s presentation, winners of English's Homecoming Writing...

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, in 2018 themed "The Greatest Show!" Part of the annual university-wide celebration, the Come Home to English booth...

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
NEW DATE: Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, 12-1 p.m.
Location:
Piper Writers House (PWH)
Please note that the date for this event has changed to Nov. 28.The ASU Book Group's November 2018 reading selection is the PEN Center USA Literary Award-winning YA book "The Porcupine of Truth" by Bill Konigsberg. The book group...

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


Thu
Jan
1010
Thursday, Jan. 10, 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
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