TedxDePaulUniversity Speaker Applications

TedxDePaulUniversity is now accepting speaker applications from all vision vanguards and idea-generators for the annual event returning May 1, 2018. Now in its third year, the event aims to unite the DePaul community for a half-day of idea-driven programming and to promote faculty, staff, student and alumni thought leaders through the world-famous TEDx platform. With […]

Angela Bourke: Women’s Voices in Irish Writing

Angela Bourke, described by Jim Fairhall as “a notable feminist creative writer and critic [who] sails in the upper levels of the literary firmament in Ireland and the U.K.”, visits next week to discuss women’s voices in Irish literature. See the flyer above for more information.  

EGSA Graduate Student Callout!

Don’t miss the first EGSA meeting! This brief meeting will help to come up with upcoming events and student meetups. Come and meet other graduate students! Those interested in joining the EGSA team should attend. For more information, see flyer above. For questions, contact Lauren Rouse rouselaurenc@gmail.com or Camila Restrepo camilarestr@gmail.com.

Candice Rai: On Hope, Invention, and Politics in the Ruins of Democracy

Writing & Rhetoric Across Borders Speaker Series Join the Writing, Rhetoric & Discourse Department and author Candice Rai on: Friday, October 27 from 1:00-2:30 PM, McGowan South 105 Drawing on fieldwork that documents contests over public space and affordable housing initiatives in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood, this presentation explores the promises and pitfalls of liberal democracy. […]

LAS College-Wide Meeting

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Fall Quarter College-Wide Meeting Friday, October 6, 2017 3:00pm-5:00pm SAC 154 AGENDA 3:00-3:30pm Welcome and Introductions Dr. Gene Beiriger, College Senate President and Dr. Guillermo Vasquez de Velasco, LAS Dean 3:30-4:15pm Introduction, Remarks, and Q&A with DePaul’s 12th President—Dr. A. Gabriel Esteban 4:15-5:00pm 35th Annual Cortelyou-Lowery Award Introduction—Dr. […]

Student Lunch with President Esteban

Dr. Esteban is visiting LAS on Friday, October 6. Before the college-wide meeting that afternoon, he will attend a pizza lunch with LAS students. It’d be great to have graduate student representation at the lunch, so if you will be on campus this Friday afternoon, please drop by and meet our new president. You do not […]

A Celebration of Gwendolyn Brooks

This event will celebrate the life and works of Gwendolyn Brooks, one of the most well-celebrated poets of the 20th century. Angela Jackson, Brooks’ biographer, will be discussing the work of Gwendolyn Brooks. Additionally, DePaul Theater School Alums will perform selected vignettes from Maud Martha. The only novel she ever wrote, this book tells the […]

Text Mining Workshop

The Play in the Dirt Workshop is coming up this Friday, wherein Ana Lucic will demonstrate how public domain texts, scholarly articles, government documents, and historic collections can be text mined using the resources provided by the University Library. The workshop will feature the HathiTrust Research Center Portal text mining capabilities for more than 3 million […]

Campus Event: In Conversation with Ricky Jay

When: Wednesday, October 11 at 6:00pm to 9:00pm Where: DePaul Student Center room 120 With an acting résumé that includes work in film (e.g., Boogie Nights, Magnolia, and as a James Bond villain in Tomorrow Never Dies), television (e.g., “The X-Files” and “Deadwood”), and stage (most notably as himself); a list of celebrated publications featuring stories […]

Campus Event: The Horror of the Humanities V

The DePaul Humanities Center’s fifth-annual Halloween event begins, as always, with an avant-garde “haunted house” featuring multimedia, interactive posters, installation art, and exhibits pointing to the horror of everyday life as well as the relationship between horror and the history of the humanities. It continues with a screening of a contemporary horror movie, and concludes […]