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2018

February


Tue
Feb
2020
Tuesdays, Feb. 20 and 27, 2018, 4:30-6 p.m.
Location:
Carl Hayden High School (3333 W Roosevelt St) Phoenix, AZ
A professional development writing workshop for K-University teachers of writing in the Phoenix area, supported by Carl Hayden High School and the Central Arizona Writing Project in the Department of English at ASU....

Wed
Feb
2121
Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, 3:30 p.m.
Location:
Memorial Union (MU)
Union Stage (085)
Author Tom Leveen, an ASU graduate (family and human development, ‘15), spins a story of several high school students on the brink, and a school that can’t (or won’t) see the daily stressors they endure…or grasp the potential...

Thu
Feb
2224
Thursday-Saturday, Feb. 22-24, 2018
Location:
Multiple venues
The Second Annual Post-Human Network Graduate Student Conference in 2018 is themed "Post-Human Politics: Inheriting from 1968."As we approach the 50-year anniversary of 1968, a high point of activism and protest around the world...

Fri
Feb
2325
Friday-Sunday, Feb. 23-25, 2018
Location:
Memorial Union (MU)
The 32nd Annual Symposium on Arabic Linguistics is a three-day symposium to be held at Arizona State University on Feb 23, 24, and 25, 2018 on sub-fields in Arabic Linguistics. The main goal of the conference is to bring...

Fri
Feb
2323
Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, 3:30 p.m.
Location:
Wrigley Hall (WGHL)
L1-04
Kavita Philip, Associate Professor of History with affiliate faculty positions in Anthropology and Informatics at UCI gives the PHuN 2018 Keynote. She has worked in environmental studies, colonial history,...

Sat
Feb
2424
Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, 8 a.m.-3:15 p.m.
Location:
Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL)
Welcome to the 11th annual Arizona State University Composition Conference to be held on Saturday, February 24, 2018, on the ASU Tempe campus.This conference will bring together writing teachers from Arizona State University,...

Sat
Feb
2424
Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, 1-6 p.m.
Location:
Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL)
Please join us at ASU Open Door 2018! 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. Giant Crossword and Word Search Puzzles1-6 p.m....

Tue
Feb
2727
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 12 p.m.
Location:
Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL)
196
The Abortion Diary, an abortion story-sharing podcast, began as a way to create a community around an experience that can be extremely isolating, but it has also become a digital archive. In just over four years, over 290 people...

Tue
Feb
2727
Tuesdays, Feb. 20 and 27, 2018, 4:30-6 p.m.
Location:
Carl Hayden High School (3333 W Roosevelt St) Phoenix, AZ
A professional development writing workshop for K-University teachers of writing in the Phoenix area, supported by Carl Hayden High School and the Central Arizona Writing Project in the Department of English at ASU....

Tue
Feb
2727
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, 5 p.m.
Location:
Education Lecture Hall (EDC)
117
Abortion is a common experience. It is also a hot-button issue that very few people talk about in public (or private). What happens when we make abortion a topic of everyday conversation? What happens when we share our abortions...

Wed
Feb
2828
Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, 12-1 p.m.
Location:
Piper Writers House (PWH)
The ASU Book Group's February 2018 reading selection is "The Greatest Story Ever Told—So Far: Why Are We Here?" by Lawrence M. Krauss. The book group is open to all in the ASU community and meets monthly from noon–1 p.m. in the...

March


Thu
Mar
11
Thursday, Mar. 1, 2018, by 11:59 p.m.
Location:
Submit via instructions
The Swarthout Awards in the ASU Department of English are one the University’s oldest and most celebrated traditions, recognizing the promising creative work of student writers. This will be the 56th year of the awards, made...

Thu
Mar
11
Thursday, Mar. 1, 2018, by 11:59 p.m.
Location:
Submit via online instructions
Submissions for most Department of English undergraduate awards and scholarships are due on Mar. 1, 2018. Approximately $5,000 is available! Each scholarship or award has specific eligibility criteria and submission requirements...

Sat
Mar
33
Saturday, Mar. 3, 2018, 4 p.m.
Location:
Piper Writers House (PWH)
The ASU Department of English's Creative Writing Program hosts this event celebrating the life of alum Naira Kuzmich (1988-2017), who was a student in the program from 2010-2013. Refreshments will be served. All are welcome.

Thu
Mar
1515
Thursday, Mar. 15, 2018, 8 p.m.
Location:
The Watershed (5350 S Lakeshore Dr) Tempe, AZ
Calling all lovers of poetry and prose! Join the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program for the second semester of a special 8-part reading series featuring brand new work from ASU graduate students. Each reading will...

Thu
Mar
2222
Thursday, Mar. 22, 2018, 12:01 a.m.-11:59 p.m.
Location:
https://english.clas.asu.edu/about/give
Every year thousands of loyal Sun Devil alumni, families, faculty, staff, students, and fans join together to support ASU as part of Sun Devil Giving Day, a 24-hour fundraising event.The Department of English is participating in...

Fri
Mar
2323
Friday, Mar. 23, 2018, 9 a.m.-11 a.m.
Location:
Old Main (MAIN)
Carson Ballroom
ASU presents readings by internationally known poet Patience Agbabi (author of Telling Tales) and YA novelist Kim Zarins (author of Sometimes We Tell the Truth) bringing Chaucer's narratives into...

Fri
Mar
2323
Friday, Mar. 23, 2018, 3-4:30 p.m.
Location:
Hayden Library (LIB)
C55
ASU Library’s Special Collections recently acquired a treasure trove of early printed editions of Geoffrey Chaucer’s texts, including the third edition of his Works by William Thynne (1550). Later holdings include a...

Fri
Mar
2323
Friday, Mar. 23, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
Location:
Memorial Union (MU)
Pima Auditorium (230)
Written and directed by Pamela Sterling, a dramatic reading of this updated, one-act version of The Canterbury Tales stars ASU students and faculty. Danger! Some scenes rated PG-13.Sterling is an Associate Professor in the ASU...

Wed
Mar
2828
Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2018, 12-1 p.m.
Location:
Piper Writers House (PWH)
The ASU Book Group's March 2018 reading selection is "One More Song to Sing" by Lindsay Harrel. 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


Fri
Apr
67
Friday-Saturday, Apr. 6-7, 2018
Location:
Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL)
The ASU Department of English presents the 23rd Southwest English Symposium (SWES) at Arizona State University. SWES is a regional humanities conference providing graduate and advanced undergraduate students with an opportunity...

Thu
Apr
1212
Thursday, Apr. 12, 2018, 8 p.m.
Location:
The Watershed (5350 S Lakeshore Dr) Tempe, AZ
Calling all lovers of poetry and prose! Join the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program for the second semester of a special 8-part reading series featuring brand new work from ASU graduate students. Each reading will...

Wed
Apr
2525
Wednesday, Apr. 25, 2018, 12-1 p.m.
Location:
Piper Writers House (PWH)
The ASU Book Group's April 2018 reading selection is "The Only Pirate at the Party," co-written by Brooke Passey. 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