August 18, 2017

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 


-- Aug. 21, 3 p.m., Purdue Police Department, 205 S. Martin Jischke Drive, Terry House conference room. Lieutenant Myles’ promotion ceremony and introduction of new K-9 team, and officers Demello and Mocca.



-- Sept. 13, 12:30 p.m., Beering Hall, Room B222. Jewish Studies Noon Lecture and Discussion Series. Elena Coda, Associate Professor of Italian, School of Languages and Cultures. “National Identity and World War I in Trieste.”

-- Sept. 28, 7 p.m., Krannert Auditorium. 10th Annual Larry Axel Memorial Lecture in Religion, Brad S. Gregory, Professor of History, Notre Dame. “Why the Reformation Matters, Whether We Like It or Not.” Co-sponsored by Purdue Jewish Studies and Religion Studies Programs.

-- Oct. 18, 12:30 p.m., Stewart Center, Room 313. Jewish Studies Noon Lecture and Discussion Series. Alabi-Michael Akande, senior in Political Science and winner of the 2017 Edward Simon Essay Prize in Jewish Studies, “Music in the Death Camps.”

-- Nov. 15, 12:30 p.m., Stewart Center, Room 313. Jewish Studies Noon Lecture and Discussion Series. Rachel Einwohner, Professor, Department of Sociology, “Hope and Honor: Explaining Jewish Resistance During the Hologcost.”

Compiled by Jim Bush, 765-494-2077, 

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