September 22, 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 http://calendar.purdue.edu 

EVENTS

-- Sept. 28, 6:30 p.m., Indiana Roof Ballroom, Indianapolis, Indiana. The Boiler Business Exchange of Indianapolis Inc. has teamed up with Purdue’s Krannert School of Management to announce its Business Hall of Fame Class of 2017. The class will be inducted at the Krannert Leadership Speakers Series Dinner. Net proceeds from the event will be used to fund Krannert scholarships. Individual tickets are on sale for $100 and can be purchased online. More information about this event is available online.

-- Oct. 19, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Ivy Tech Community College Conference Center, 2820 N. Meridian St. in Indianapolis. Purdue University’s Center for Families will be sponsoring a symposium titled “Status of Indiana Families: Issues and Answers.” The cost is $50, and registration is online. The registration deadline is Oct. 9. More information about this event is available online.

-- Oct. 20-21, 7 p.m., Black Cultural Center, Multipurpose Room I. BCC Coffee House Performing Arts Ensemble Showcase. Performing Arts Ensemble Showcase will present a glimpse of the material acquired during the fall research tour to New Orleans. Free and public event. More information is available online.

 

ENTERTAINMENT

-- Oct. 29, 3 p.m., Elliott Hall of Music. An evening with basketball coaches Bob Knight and Gene Keady moderated by Bob Hammel. Tickets for the general public and students range from $25 to $55. Tickets can be purchased through the Purdue Stewart Center box office or by calling 800-914-SHOW. More information is available online.

-- Nov. 2, 7 p.m., Stewart Center, Room 310. Mona Lisa Saloy, author and folklorist, educator and scholar. An award-winning author of contemporary Creole culture and poetry, Saloy’s narrative poems tell the day-to-day lives of Black New Orleans and the rare magic in the culture. This event is co-sponsored by the Purdue Honors College. Free and open to the public. More information is available online.

-- Dec. 1, 7 p.m., Stewart Center’s Loeb Playhouse. Cultural Arts Festival Featuring BCC Performing Arts Ensembles. This show will feature poetry, music, and dance in celebration of New Orleans. Admission is $7 for general public and $5 for Purdue students. More information is available online.

-- Dec. 7, Purdue Memorial Union, South Ballroom. Dance Class with Jeffrey Page. MTV’s Video Music Award winning and Emmy Award nominated choreographer, Jeffrey Page will offer an energetic fusion of traditional African dance, hip-hop, funk and soul master dance class. Co-sponsor of the event is the Purdue Honors College. More information is available online.

 

EXHIBITS

-- Now-Sept. 23, noon to 7 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday, Fountain Gallery, 330 Main Street, Lafayette, Perrin Building. Purdue University Galleries will display an installation exhibition titled “Forest of History” by contemporary artist Myung Gyun, You. More information is available online.

-- Oct. 2-Dec. 15, Black Cultural Center, Multipurpose Room II. New Orleans photography exhibition featuring Mark Simons and William Caise. The exhibit highlights images from the Purdue BCC Research Tour to New Orleans in 2008. Free and public event. More information is available online.

-- Dec. 15 – Feb. 25, Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, 102 S. 10th St., Lafayette. “Moving Parts” Thomas Lucas and Hummingbird Press Editions Lafayette Museum of Art. Co-sponsor of the event is the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette. Free and public event. More information is available online.

 

LECTURES  

 -- Sept. 25, 6 p.m., Stewart Center’s Loeb Playhouse. 2017 Cumming-Perrucci Lecture presents “Anita Hill Reimaging Equality: Inclusive Communities in Post-Obama America.” Co-sponsored by College of Liberal Arts, Center for Faculty Success, Office of Multicultural Programs, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. Free and open to the public. More information is available online.

-- Sept. 28, 7 p.m., Stewart Center, Room 206. Congo Square African Roots in New Orleans with Freddi Williams Evans. She will tell the fascinating history of Congo Square, a place where enslaved Africans congregated Sundays in New Orleans. Free and public event. More information is available online.

-- 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.

-- Sept. 29, 11:30-12:30 p.m., Krannert Auditorium, Room 140. Krannert School of Executive Forum, Cheryl Grace, senior vice president of Nielsen in Chicago, will speak. Free and open to the public, space permitting. More information is available online.

-- Oct. 6, 11:30-12:30 p.m., Krannert Auditorium, Room 140. Krannert School of Executive Forum, Tiffany Sauder, president of Element Three in Indianapolis, will speak. Free and open to the public, space permitting. More information is available online.

-- Oct. 13, 11:30-12:30 p.m., Krannert Auditorium, Room 140. Krannert School of Executive Forum, Mike Mason, CEO of Great Bear Petroleum, will speak. Free and open to the public, space permitting. More information is available online.

-- 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.”

-- Oct. 20, 11:30-12:30 p.m., Krannert Auditorium, Room 140. Krannert School of Executive Forum, Bob Toth, managing director of CCMP Capital Advisors in New York, will speak. Free and open to the public, space permitting. More information can be found online.

-- Oct. 27, 11:30-12:20 p.m., Krannert Auditorium, Room 140. Continuing the Krannert School of Executive Forum, Annetta Moses, senior manager of customer insights at Amazon, will speak. Free and open to the public, space permitting. More information can be found online.

-- Nov. 3,11:30-12:20 p.m., Krannert Auditorium, Room 140. Krannert School of Executive Forum, Kate Nauman, head of global marketing workstation computers at HP in San Diego, California, will speak. Free and open to the public, space permitting. More information can be found online.

-- Nov. 10, 11:30-12:20 p.m., Krannert Auditorium, Room 140. Krannert School of Executive Forum, Cheryl Schlater, talent development leader at General Electric Co. in Cincinnati, Ohio, will speak. Free and open to the public, space permitting. More information can be found online

-- 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.”

-- Nov. 17, 11:30-12:20 p.m., Krannert Auditorium, Room 140. Krannert School of Executive Forum, Suzanne Crouch, Indiana Lieutenant Governor, will speak. Free and open to the public, space permitting. More information can be found online.

-- Dec. 1, 11:30-12:20 p.m., Krannert Auditorium, Room 140. Krannert School of Executive Forum, Pablo Puente, associate at Mayer Brown LLP in Chicago, will speak. Free and open to the public, space permitting. More information can be found online.

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

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