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2021

October


Mon
Oct
1818
Monday, Oct. 18, 2021, 3-4:15 p.m.
Location:
ASU affiliate: Armstrong Hall (ARM) 1100 S. McAllister Ave. / Non-ASU: Zoom
L1-14 or Zoom
All are welcome to drop-in during class time for ENG 414 Studies in Linguistics: Language Dormancy, Revitalization, and Maintenance in Native North America taught by Assistant Professor Tyler Peterson, a specialist in endangered...

Tue
Oct
1919
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Location:
Memorial Union (MU) 301 E. Orange St.
North Stage
Join the ASU MFA in Creative Writing program to experience a live poetry reading that engages the current issues of our time.There is an art that lives in the humanities: creative writing — and often our work is informed by...

Tue
Oct
1919
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021, 1:30-2:45 p.m.
Location:
Online
Award-winning writer Nnedi Okorafor joins Matt Bell's "Writing Science Fiction" class for a conversation about her acclaimed novel "Lagoon," as well as issues of worldbuilding in science fiction and fantasy, Africanfuturism and...

Wed
Oct
2020
Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Location:
Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL) 1102 S. McAllister Ave.
Join Department of English staff, faculty and students at this open house celebrating the humanities at ASU. Visitors can drop by for a physically distanced tour of our beautiful building—Ross-Blakley Hall on the Tempe campus—...

Wed
Oct
2020
Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, 11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Location:
Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL) 1102 S. McAllister Ave. / Online
117
Want to know more about studying film and media in college, and about ASU’s film and media studies program specifically? Join us for this rapid-fire session with ASU's accomplished faculty who detail typical program offerings (...

Wed
Oct
2020
Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, 12-1:15 p.m.
Location:
Online
Luca Fassina has been a music journalist since 1989: he wrote for Hard!, Monsters!, Metal Maniac, RollingStone.it. Today Fassina is a senior editor for Classic Rock. As a book writer, he  published...

Wed
Oct
2020
Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, 3-4:15 p.m.
Location:
Armstrong Hall (ARM) 1100 S. McAllister Ave.
L1-12
All are welcome to drop-in during class time for ENG 444 Sensual Literature: The Five Senses in Literature and Culture taught by Professor Richard Newhauser, a medievalist. Students will present their projects on the...

Thu
Oct
2121
Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021, 9-10:15 a.m.
Location:
Stauffer Communication Arts Building (STAUF) 950 S. Forest Mall
A15
All are welcome during class time for ENG 390 Methods of Inquiry: Listening to the Impossible taught by Professor Kyle Jensen, a rhetorician and director of ASU Writing Programs. Jensen will lead a discussion of the ASU Common...

Thu
Oct
2121
Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021, 1:30-2:45 p.m.
Location:
Life Sciences E-wing (LSE) 427 E. Tyler Mall
106
All are welcome to drop-in during class time for ENG 471 Literature for Young Adults team-taught by English education specialists Professor James Blasingame and PhD student Sandra Saco. YA author Bill Konigsberg,...

Thu
Oct
2121
Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021, 4:30 p.m.
Location:
Online
Part of the Bagley Wright Lecture series hosted by the Center for Imagination in the Borderlands at ASU. In this three-part event, writer and artist Renee Gladman will take the audience on a tour through the perplexities,...

Thu
Oct
2121
Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021, 7-8:30 p.m.
Location:
Online
ASU hosts Michael Eric Dyson, author of "Long Time Coming: Reckoning with Race in America" for a virtual visit on October 21, 2021 from 7:00-8:30 p.m., where he will discuss his work and answer questions from...

Fri
Oct
2222
Friday, Oct. 22, 2021, 1-2 p.m. AZ time
Location:
Online
The Interdisciplinary Committee on Linguistics (ICOL) at ASU presents a talk about how we wrangle words by Professor Brent Wolter from Idaho State University: "A Beginning without an End? A Holistic Account of Second...

Wed
Oct
2727
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021, 12-1 p.m.
Location:
Piper Writers House (PWH) 450 E. Tyler Mall / Online
The ASU Book Group's October 2021 reading selection is "Blackface (Object Lessons)" by Ayanna Thompson. The book group is open to all in the ASU community and meets monthly from noon–1 p.m. with two different options for...

Thu
Oct
2828
Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021, 5 p.m.
Location:
Online
Join the Department of English in celebrating the winners of its annual Homecoming Writing Contest. Awardees in fiction/nonfiction, poetry and scholarly essay will be announced and will read from their work in this virtual...

Fri
Oct
2929
Friday, Oct. 29, 2021, 1 p.m.
Location:
Ross-Blakley Hall (RBHL) 1102 S. McAllister Ave.
117
Committee: Karen Adams (Chair), Elly van Gelderen, and Matthew Prior.  ::  ABSTRACT: Non-linguists attitudes towards language are a major factor in the process of language change. Therefore, linguists are...

Fri
Oct
2929
Friday, Oct. 29, 2021, 7 p.m.
Location:
Please register to receive information about how to attend
We’re excited to launch the 2021-2022 MFA Reading Series! Join us throughout the semester for reading and conversation with ASU MFA candidates.This year, each reading will feature two fiction writers and two poets from the same...

November


Thu
Nov
44
Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021, 4:30 p.m.
Location:
Online
Part of the Bagley Wright Lecture series hosted by the Center for Imagination in the Borderlands at ASU.In this three-part event, writer and artist Renee Gladman will take the audience on a tour through the perplexities,...

Fri
Nov
55
Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, 12 p.m.
Location:
Online
Committee: Mark James (chair), Elly van Gelderen, and Aya Matsuda.  ::  ABSTRACT: Language learning strategy (LLS) has been long considered as one of the most important variables which impact language...

Fri
Nov
1213
Friday-Saturday, Nov. 12-13, 2021
Location:
Carson Ballroom and Durham Hall
"Engaging Translation: Questions of Language and Power in Arizona and Beyond” is a two-day conference (November 12-13, 2021) hosted by the School of International Letters and Cultures that will provide an opportunity for...

Wed
Nov
1717
Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021, 12-1 p.m.
Location:
Piper Writers House (PWH) 450 E. Tyler Mall / Online
The ASU Book Group's November 2021 reading selection is "Now in Color" by Jacqueline Balderrama. The book group is open to all in the ASU community and meets monthly from noon–1 p.m. with two different options for...

December


Wed
Dec
1515
Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021, 12-1 p.m.
Location:
Piper Writers House (PWH) 450 E. Tyler Mall / Online
The ASU Book Group's December 2021 reading selection is "Doodling for Writers" by Rebecca Fish Ewan. The book group is open to all in the ASU community and meets monthly from noon–1 p.m. with two different options for...

2022

January


Wed
Jan
2626
Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022, 12-1 p.m.
Location:
Piper Writers House (PWH) 450 E. Tyler Mall / Online
The ASU Book Group's January 2022 reading selection is "The Art of the Bee: Shaping the Environment from Landscapes to Societies" by Robert E. Page, Jr. The book group is open to all in the ASU community and meets monthly...

February


Wed
Feb
2323
Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022, 12-1 p.m.
Location:
Piper Writers House (PWH) 450 E. Tyler Mall / Online
The ASU Book Group's February 2022 reading selection is "Everyday Life in the Aztec World" co-authored by Michael E. Smith. The book group is open to all in the ASU community and meets monthly from noon–1 p.m...

March


Wed
Mar
3030
Wednesday, Mar. 30, 2022, 12-1 p.m.
Location:
Piper Writers House (PWH) 450 E. Tyler Mall / Online
The ASU Book Group's March 2022 reading selection is "Perspectives of Five Kuwaiti Women in Leadership Roles” by Souad T. Ali. The book group is open to all in the ASU community and meets monthly from noon–1 p.m....

April


Thu
Apr
77
Thursday, Apr. 7, 2022, 9-11 a.m.
Location:
Location TBD
The Eighth Biennial ASU Chaucer Celebration is set for April 2022 and will again focus on Chaucer in film. Themed "Chaucer Returns to the Movies," the celebration features a video contest for ASU undergraduates and local...

Wed
Apr
2727
Wednesday, Apr. 27, 2022, 12-1 p.m.
Location:
Piper Writers House (PWH) 450 E. Tyler Mall / Online
The ASU Book Group's April 2022 reading selection is "Appleseed” by Matt Bell. The book group is open to all in the ASU community and meets monthly from noon–1 p.m. with two different options for attendance:...

 

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