September 30, 2016

Purdue Events Calendar

EDITORS: This calendar lists events on Purdue's West Lafayette campus or involving people or programs off campus during the next four weeks. Events are free, except where noted, and are open to news media coverage. New or updated listings are designated by two asterisks (**).

Events in this calendar, plus many others, are listed in Purdue's online calendar at http://calendar.purdue.edu 

ENTERTAINMENT

-- Oct. 21. 8 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. The REPRESENT TOUR, with Wake Flocka Flame, TOKiMONSTA and D.R.A.M., presented by the Purdue Student Concert Committee with support from the Student Fee Advisory Board. Student tickets are $20 and general public tickets are $32. There is a limit of six tickets per person. Tickets go on sale to Purdue and Ivy Tech Lafayette students and Purdue faculty, staff and retirees with a current identification card at 10 a.m. Aug. 31 at the Stewart Center box office or at 765-494-3933. Students may place group orders, for groups of 10 or more, by calling 765-494-3933 beginning on August 31. Orders will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis until tickets are unavailable. Tickets for the general public go on sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 2 through convocations.org/tickets or by phone at 765-494-3933. Related news release.

 

EVENTS

-- Oct. 1. 8 a.m. Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. Annual Dr. Skip Jackson Dog Jog, held in conjunction with the college's annual conference for veterinarians and veterinary technicians. Registration and information for the 5k run and walk are available here. Related news release.

** -- Oct. 5. 6-7:30 p.m. Latino Cultural Center, 600 N. Russell St., West Lafayette. "Next Generation Activisim: Tools to Level Up Your Social Change Game," a workshop by Teatro Luna that explores intersectionality, social location and equity, diversity and inclusion. Co-sponsored by the Division of Diversity and Inclusion, LGBTQ Center, Department of Theatre and the LCC. Related news release.

-- Oct. 6. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. North end of Memorial Mall. Purdue Farmers Market. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. For more, visit http://www.purdue.edu/sustainability/initiatives/food/farmersmarket.html

** -- Oct. 6. 8-9:30 p.m. Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre, Pao Yue-Kong Hall of Visual Performing Arts, 552 S. Wood St., West Lafayette. "I Thought You Could See Me," a performance experience by Teatro Luna. Co-sponsored by the Division of Diversity and Inclusion, LGTBQ Center, Department of Theatre and the LCC. Luna will share original performances, video installations and audience interactivity in this exploration through the gender spectrum.

** -- Oct. 13. 4-6 p.m. Asian American and Asian Resource and Cultural Center, 915 Fifth St., West Lafayette. Open House. Event will feature facility tours and light refreshments. Free and open to the public. Related news release.

 

EXHIBITS

-- Through Oct. 8. Robert L. Ringel Gallery in Stewart Center.  "Interspace," which investigates virtual reality in the contemporary moment as an interspace between early experiments and notions of virtual reality and those of today; between art, design and technology; between virtuality and reality; and between rationality and emotion. Curated by Shannon McMullen and Fabian Winkler, and featuring works by Rachel Rossin, Daniel Sauter and Lucas Kuzma. Free and open to the public. More information is available here.

-- Through Oct. 8. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. "Alysha Kupferer: Unsustainable Systems," featuring work of Alysha Kupferer. Free and open to the public. More information here.

 

LECTURES

-- Oct. 20. 6 p.m. Honors College and Residences North, Room 1066. Rolfe Peterson, an assistant professor of political science at Susquehanna University. The topic is the tone of the 2016 presidential campaigns. Sponsored by the Department of Political Science and the Honors College.

-- Oct. 26. 12:30 p.m., Stewart Center, Room 313. Arman Kavalekar, winner of the 2016 Edward Simon Essay Prize in Jewish Studies, will present "Judaism Through the Eyes of Global Media." Part of Jewish Studies Lecture Series.

-- Nov. 3. 6 p.m. Honors College and Residences North, Room 1066. Terri Towner, an associate professor of political science at Oakland University, will talk about the role of social media in political campaigns. Sponsored by the Department of Political Science and the Honors College.

Compiled by Greg McClure, 765-496-9711, gmcclure@purdue.edu  

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