"Writers at Work" series, featuring Andrea Davis, February 28, 2018

Ever wanted to know what's involved with researching and interviewing for a story you want to publish? Come hear about this aspect of writing for publication in this talk by Andrea Davis.

Andrea's talk is part of the English Department's "Writers at Work" series which brings local professionals who are working in writing-related jobs to campus. Speakers include a copy writer, an A&E editor, a published author, a grant writer, and a professional freelancer. How did they do it? Come hear how to pitch stories, work with editors, write in various genres for publication, and more from those who are doing it.

Andrea is a former IBJ reporter, has written web content, and now writes grants for a nonprofit organization. She also blogs and and helps organizations get their message out.


Location: Cavanaugh Hall Room 008H

February 28, 2018 | 12:00 PM to 01:15 PM

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Dr. Richard A. Pegg Presents, "Cartographic Traditions in East Asian Maps", February 28, 2018

Dr. Richard A. Pegg is currently Director and Curator of Asian Art for the MacLean Collection, outside Chicago, and author of the book Cartographic Traditions in East Asian Maps.

Join us as Dr. Pegg presents: "Cartographic Traditions in East Asian Maps"

Maps are the manifestation of an intellectual construct of physical and metaphysical environments. They are rich cultural objects presenting and transmitting information about time and place of production. This lecture will provide some of the particular practices and relationships between text and image in East Asian map making that are unique in world cartography. It will present, through comparison, certain similarities and distinctive differences in the representations of space, both real and imagined, in early modern cartographic traditions of China, Korea and Japan.

Location: University Hall AD 1006

February 28, 2018 | 12:00 PM to 01:30 PM

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Liberal Arts Talks presents Gail Bennett: "Ah Ha! Second-level Writing Helps Students Overcome Writing Barriers", March 1, 2018

Professor Gail Bennett (English) presents "Ah Ha! Second-level Writing Helps Students Overcome Writing Barriers."

Second-level writing and visual imagery connect to reinforce essential concepts in writing. Students are transformed when they see how rhetorical concepts will enrich work in their disciplines and transfer to their professional lives.

Location: Campus Center, CE 405

March 1, 2018 | 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM

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Liberal Arts Talks presents Terry Kirts: "The Chowder Diaries: Immersion Memoir Writing and the Communal Foods of Southeastern Illinois", March 2, 2018

English Major Coffee Hours, March 7, 2018

Liberal Arts Talks presents Didier Bertrand: "From Albert Camus to Kamel Daoud: The Meursault Investigation Controversy", March 23, 2018

"Writers at Work" series, featuring Lou Harry, March 26, 2018

"Writers at Work" series, featuring Ken Honeywell, April 4, 2018

English Major Coffee Hours, April 5, 2018

Mohican Songs of the Spirit: An Evening with Bill Miller, April 8, 2018

Spring 2018 IUPUI English Department Reading Series!, April 12, 2018

The Celebration of Scholarship, April 21, 2018

Museum Studies Portfolio Night, May 10, 2018