January 12, 2018

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 

EXHIBITS

-- Now – 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.

--Now– Feb. 17, Robert L. Ringel Gallery, Stewart Center. “TESSELLATED” exhibit featuring works by Jackie Head and Samantha Holmes. Inspired by mosaics and tessellated patterns, U.S.-based artists Holmes and Head are paired in this exhibition to provide a look at how ancient practices continue to inform contemporary art. More information is available online.

 

LECTURES 

-- Jan. 19, 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m., Krannert Auditorium. Purdue alumnus Roland Parrish, president CEO and owner of Parrish McDonald’s Restaurants, Ltd., will speak as part of the Krannert Executive Forum. More information is available online.

-- Feb. 14, 12:30 p.m., Stewart Center Room 313. Jewish Lecture Series. Lynn Parrish, PhD student in philosophy and literature, will speak on “Tempio Maggiore di Roma (The Great Synagogue of Rome): A Guided Tour.” Free and open to the public.

-- March 21, 12:30 p.m., Stewart Center Room 313. Jewish Lecture Series. Daniel Morris, professor in the Department of English, will present “Memory, Museums, and Mondernity.” Free and open to the public.

-- April 18, 12:30 p.m., Stewart Center Room 313. Jewish Lecture Series. Lawrence Mykytiuk, associate professor of library science, will discuss “Is the Bible a Work of Fiction? The Historical Reality of Characters in the Bible.” Free and open to the public.

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

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