October 18, 2019

Purdue events calendar

EDITORS: This calendar lists events on Purdue's West Lafayette campus or involving people or programs off campus during the upcoming weeks. Events are free, except where noted, and are open to news media coverage.  

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

EVENTS

-- Oct. 19, noon, Eiteljorg Museum and Indianapolis Repertory Theatre play, “And So We Walked: An Artist’s Journey Along the Trail of Tears” in Indianapolis. The center will host a trip to Indianapolis to visit the Eiteljorg Museum and attend “And So We Walked: An Artist’s Journey Along the Trail of Tears” presented by Cherokee actor and artist DeLanna Studi. Registration is required and can be made online.

LECTURES

--Oct. 24, 6 p.m., Stewart Center, Room 278. “Dine’ Survival and Resistance in the Old Leupp Boarding School” presented by Davina Two Bears, who will talk about the history of the Old Leupp Boarding School and how Dine’ children resisted and survived assimilation in the early 20th century. 

--Oct. 25, 11 a.m.-12:20 p.m. Wilmeth Active Learning Center (WALC), Room 3138. “Is There an Asian American Vote? Evaluating Dimensions of Diversity and Unity Among Asian American Voters” presented by Natalie Masuoka, associate professor of political science and Asian American studies at UCLA. This event is free and lunch is provided. The Asian American Studies Program Colloquium Series Fall 2019 is sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts’ Asian American Studies and the Asian American and Asian Resource and Cultural Center.

-- Dec. 6, 7:30-9 p.m., Fowler Hall, Stewart Center. Emily Wilson will host a public reading of her translation of “The Odyssey,” followed by a Q-and-A and book signing. The event is part of the English department’s Big Read, which designed to enrich Purdue and Greater Lafayette through literature. More information is online.

Compiled by Brian Peloza, 765-496-9711, bpeloza@purdue.edu

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