2018-19 Calendar of "Big Read" Events

You can download the "Big Read" Fall Calendar here.


September

Thursday, September 27, 4:30 pm, Krannert Auditorium (Room 140)  Leonora Woodman Lecture Series with guest speaker Anna Brickhouse, Professsor and Director of American Studies at the University of Virginia. 

October

Saturday, October 20, 6:00 pm, Underground Railroad book discussion sponsored by Barnes and Noble. 

November

Monday, November 5, 10:00 am, Fowler Hall.  Bonus "Dawn or Doom" conference event - George Anders' "You Can Do Anything."

Tuesday, November 6, 9:00 am, Fowler Hall.  Big Read Panel @ "Dawn or Doom" conference. 

Thursday, November 15, 6:00 pm.  "Indiana & and Underground Railroad," with Jeannie Regan-Dinius.  Tippecanoe Co Public Library Downtown.

December

December 4-6, 5:30-6:45 pm, West Lafayette Public Library.  "Big Read Alike," John Lewis' March Comics Workshop. Hear the WBAA Radio review of March by Director Nick Schenkel, Director of the West Lafayette Public Library: <http://wbaa.org/post/book-review-march-book-one - stream/0>.

January

To be announced.

February

Join the English Department & the Purdue Student Union Board every Thursday in February from 4-5 PM in PMU for our annual "Books and Coffee" series.

March

To be announced.

April

Finally, Colson Whitehead will be our distinguished guest speaker at our annual Literary Awards on Thurs. April 11!

 5:30-7:30 PM – Literary Awards Banquet with advice to young writers by Mr. Whitehead; tickets are $30.

 8:00-9:30 PM – Reading, Q & A, and book signing by Mr. Whitehead. Fowler Hall. Free and open to the public.



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