January 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 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

-- Now-Feb. 1, Yue-Kong Pao Hall, Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries. Jen Scheuer. Reception will be at 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 17.

-- Now-Feb. 1, Yue-Kong Pao Hall, Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries. Student-Curated Printmaking Exhibit. Reception will be at 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 17.

-- Now-Feb. 9, Stewart Center, Ringel Gallery. By Design: KECD International Poster Exhibition. Reception will be at 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 31.

-- Now through February. Knoy Hall of Technology lobby. The Minority Technology Association will invite individuals to share their dreams and reflections of King’s “I Have a Dream” message on Purdue Polytechnic’s “dream wall.”

-- Now-Mar. 3, Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, 102 S. 10th St., Lafayette. “Southern Roots” art exhibition by Sandra Bridges.

-- Jan. 18. 7:30 p.m. at Temple Israel, 620 Cumberland Ave., West Lafayette. “MLK Sabbath: A multi-faith service honoring the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.” Keynote speaker will be the Rev. Rodney Lynch of the Baptist Student Foundation at Purdue.

-- Jan. 20. 4 p.m. at Greater Macedonia Church, 100 S. Murphy St., Lafayette. Ecumenical service, sponsored by the Pastors Alliance of Lafayette. 

-- Jan. 21. MLK Jr. Day of Service, coordinated by Vanessa Pacheco, Purdue's coordinator for civic engagement. Day of Service activities are open to Purdue students, faculty, staff members and retirees. Volunteers will celebrate the legacy of King by serving local community service agencies in Tippecanoe County. Registration and more information is available online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/martin-luther-king-jr-day-of-service-2019-tickets-52551650401.

-- Jan. 21. 11 a.m. at the Tippecanoe Public Library, 627 South St., Lafayette. Tribute to King.

-- Jan. 21. 1 p.m. at the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, 102 S. 10th St., Lafayette. Sandra Bridges’ Southern Roots exhibition and poetry by BCC Haraka Writers.

-- Jan. 22. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Purdue Polytechnic Institute/Knoy Hall of Technology lobby. “Techie Tuesday” – free doughnuts and hot chocolate when you share your dream.

-- Jan. 22. 6 p.m. starting at the Black Cultural Center. A candlelight vigil and march to Loeb Playhouse, hosted by Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity.

-- Jan. 23. 5 p.m. at the Black Cultural Center, 1100 Third St., West Lafayette. Kinfolk Dinner: A Reflection on Servant Leadership. RSVP at tinyurl.com/kinfolk2019

-- Feb. 11-22, Yue-Kong Pao Hall, Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries. Student-Curated Special Collections Exhibit. Reception will be at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 14.

-- Feb. 18-22, Yue-Kong Pao Hall, Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries. Lobyn Hamilton. Reception will be at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 21.

-- Feb. 25-March 1, Yue-Kong Pao Hall, Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries. Interior Design Senior Show. Reception will be at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 25.

-- Feb. 25-March 8, Stewart Center, Ringel Gallery. Art & Design Undergrad Exhibition. Reception will be at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 28.

-- March 4-8, Yue-Kong Pao Hall, Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries. I-Lun Huang MFA. Reception will be at 5:30 p.m. on March 7.

-- March 4-8, Yue-Kong Pao Hall, Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries. Soyoung Jung MFA. Reception will be at 5:30 p.m. on March 7.

-- March 18-22, Yue-Kong Pao Hall, Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries. Janna Ahrndt MFA. Reception will be at 5:30 p.m. on March 21.

-- March 18-22, Yue-Kong Pao Hall, Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries. Sudi Zhou MFA. Reception will be at 5:30 p.m. on March 21.

-- March 25-April 5, Yue-Kong Pao Hall, Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries. Industrial & Interaction Design MFA. Reception will be at 5:30 p.m. on March 28.

-- March 25-April 5, Yue-Kong Pao Hall, Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries. Industrial Design Senior Show. Reception will be at 5:30 p.m. on March 28.

-- March 25-May 11, Stewart Center, Ringel Gallery. Return to Entry. Reception will be at 5:30 p.m. on April 4.

-- April 8-12, Yue-Kong Pao Hall, Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries. Emily Denton MFA. Reception will be at 5:30 p.m. on April 11.

-- April 8-12, Yue-Kong Pao Hall, Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries. Yilin Xu, Di Wang and Fanfei MFA. Reception will be at 5:30 p.m. on April 11.

-- April 15-May 3, Yue-Kong Pao Hall, Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries. Integrated Studio Arts Senior Show. Reception will be at 5:30 p.m. on April 26. 

LECTURES

-- Jan. 22, 7 p.m., Stewart Center’s Loeb Playhouse. Best-selling author, award-winning journalist and cultural historian Wil Haygood will deliver the “The Enduring Vision of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.”, which is the keynote address for Purdue University’s celebration of the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the first Giant Leaps Series event in 2019. Haygood’s presentation is one of many events celebrating Purdue’s Sesquicentennial, 150 Years of Giant Leaps.

-- Jan. 24, 6-8 p.m., West Lafayette Public Library. Jennifer Lin, a journalist with the Philadelphia Inquirer will discuss her recently published book, “Shanghai Faithful,” about her family’s history in China, as well as her journalistic background and how it helped her uncover her family’s history. Copies of the book will be for sale and Lin will be available for book signings. The event is sponsored by the Center on Religion and Chinese Society.

-- Feb. 20, 12:30 p.m., Stewart Center, Room 313. Jewish Studies Program Noon Lecture and Discussion Series, titled “Multiple Identity Politics: Dahn Ben-Amotz and the Negotiation of Identity/Difference in Readings of Modern Hebrew Literature,” featuring Roy Holler, a Ph.D. candidate in the Comparative Literature Department and Borns Jewish Studies Program at Indiana University.

-- March 27, 12:30 p.m., Stewart Center, Room 313. Jewish Studies Program Noon Lecture and Discussion Series, titled “How I Became a Quasi-Professional Torah Reader,” featuring Ephraim Fischbach, professor of physics in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Purdue University.

-- April 8, 7 p.m., Rawls Hall, Room 1062. Klatch Jewish Arts Series Presentation, titled “Stanley Kubrick: New York Jewish Intellectual,” featuring Nathan Abrams, professor of film studies, Bangor University, Wales, United Kingdom. Co-sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, Film and Video Studies and the Department of English.

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

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