Reminder, Friday is the Year-End Celebration!

Join the English Department in celebrating our graduating students and honoring Francesca Royster for her amazing leadership as chair since 2015! The event takes place Friday, June 2nd from 3:00-5:00 pm in A&L 2nd Floor Atrium.

MAE Mihaela Stoica Presenting at 2017 SFRA Conference

Congratulations to MAE Mihaela Stoica who will be presenting a paper on ambivalent masculinity in James Tiptree, Jr’s novella “Huston, Houston, Do You Read?” at the 2017 Science Fiction Research Association annual conference. The five day conference hosted by the University of California at Riverside takes place from June 27 to July 1 with the theme […]

Free Entry to the New American Writers Museum

The American Writers Museum, which opened Thursday in downtown Chicago, is offering special free entry to DePaul English students. The museum will be hosting WGN’s TV’s Around Town and during the session from 7:45 AM to 10:00 AM this Friday, May 26 when it is offering the free admission. Those interested can RSVP to victoria@heronagency.com. The […]

Crook & Folly Launch, May 25

The launch for Crook & Folly’s 37th edition will be Thursday, May 25! The event will celebrate the latest release of DePaul’s award winning journal of art and literature. The event takes place from 5:00-7:00 pm on Arts & Letters Third Floor Atrium. It will include a reading form the new edition, as well as food […]

End of the Year Celebration!

Join the English Department in celebrating our graduating students and honoring Francesca Royster for her amazing leadership as char since 2015! The event takes place Friday, June 2nd from 3:00-5:00 pm in A&L 2nd Floor Atrium.

Tuesday: Antiracist Workshop with SURJ

Next Tuesday, May 16, the Women’s Center will be holding an antiracist conversation and workshop sponsored by the Chicago chapter of Showing Up For Racial Justice (SURJ). The SURJ team will guide participants on the history of SURJ and racial justice organizing in Chicago and then go through skills training on alternatives to policing and […]

DHC Presents Laureate Award to the Natives at Standing Rock

This year the DePaul Humanities Center’s annual Humanities Laureate Award will be given to the Natives at Standing Rock in recognition of the ethical, political, and cultural importance of their heroic resistance against the Dakota Access Pipeline and continued struggle against state oppression of Native Americans. Three Native activists will be accepting the award on […]

American Writers Museum Opens this Month!

One the first museum’s dedicated explicitly to celebrating the work, lives, and legacies of American writers will be opening in Chicago this month! The American Writers Museum will open to the public on May 18. The modern museum features not only some rare literary items – including Jack Kerouac’s On the Road scroll – but also […]

MONDAY: New Lecture Series, “Women in Science” from the Field Museum

This Monday, May 8 the Field Museum will be hosting “Where Will Millennials Take Us: A New Generation Transforms the Gender Structure” by Dr. Barbara J. Risman from the University of Illinois at Chicago. The lecture takes place at 12:00 PM in the Founders’ Room. The event is part of the Field Museum’s new lecture […]

This Friday Join Building Communities, Ending Violence for The Practices of Healing

Building Communities, Ending Violence is hosting an event featuring professors and community members discussing healing justice practices, self-love in movement building. The event takes place May 5 in Arts and Letters Room 306. The event will feature a roundtable and conversation with Laila Farah, Ann Russo, Misty De Berry, Mary Hazboun, and Shana Bahemat as well as Misty […]

Trying to Say ‘God’: Reenchanting Catholic Literature at Notre Dame

The University of Notre Dame has formally invited DePaul English students to attend their event, Trying to Say ‘God’: Reenchanting Catholic Literature this summer, June 22-24. Confirmed speakers include Mary Karr, Mar Szybist, Natalie Diaz, Heather King, and more. For more information visit the event website, or see the message below. From the organizers: In […]

May 11: Emoji Dick with Lisa Gitelman

On Thursday, May 11, Studio Chi will be hosting Lisa Gitelman, Professor of English at New York University, to present Emoji Dick: Prequels and Sequels. The talk will focus on Emoji Dick a crowd sourced and crowd funded translation of Melville’s great American classic, Moby Dick into Japanese emoticons. Challenging concepts of authorship, the culture […]