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October

Tuesday, October 1st
3:50pm - 5:00pm

PCCC Meeting

  • Location: FAC 151
  • Time: 3:50pm - 5:00pm

Potter College Curriculum Committee meeting.

4:00pm

Gender and Women's Studies screening of "Black Girl"

  • Location: Cherry Hall 125
  • Time: 4:00pm

Gender Images Film Series 

Wednesday, October 2nd
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Alumni Speaker Series: Carlos Phillips

  • Location: FAC 198
  • Time: 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Potter College Alumni Speaker Series presents: Carlos Phillips

Oct. 2, 2pm-3:30pm in the Fine Arts Center Room 198

Carlos Phillips began serving as President/CEO of the Greenville Chamber on March 29, 2016. Phillips brings a collaborative spirit and fresh approach to his leadership of the largest business organization in the Upstate. Under Phillips' leadership, the Greenville Chamber leads, convenes and mobilizes the business community to drive regional economic growth.

Phillips has especially championed such efforts as attracting talent and expanding the workforce, removing barriers to workforce participation, and increasing the chamber's impact in advocating for Upstate businesses.

Phillips serves on the executive committee for the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives. He also serves on the boards for Community Foundation of Greenville, Peace Center, United Way of Greenville County, and Urban League of the Upstate. Carlos is a member of the Rotary Club of Greenville, and serves as Chair of the United Negro College Fund's Upstate Leadership Council and the Masked Ball.

Wednesday, October 9th
1:50pm - 2:45pm

Capstone Panel: Following Up on Job-Application Unit and Practice Interviews

  • Location: CH 125
  • Time: 1:50pm - 2:45pm

Capstone Panel: Following Up on Job-Application Unit and Practice Interviews

1:50pm - 2:45pm

Graduate School and Academic Life

  • Location: Cherry 125
  • Time: 1:50pm - 2:45pm

Graduate School and Academic Life

Thursday, October 10th
All Day

Fall Break

  • Time: All Day

No classes, offices open. 

Friday, October 11th
All Day

Fall Break

  • Time: All Day

No classes, offices open. 

Tuesday, October 15th
5:30pm

Messages in a Bottle Writing Club Meeting

  • Location: CH 124
  • Time: 5:30pm

If you write poetry, songs, fiction, plays, creative essays, or enjoy any other form of writing, join the Messages in a Bottle club to discuss and share your writing with others. 

7:30pm - 9:00pm

Poetry in Context

  • Location: Van Meter Hall
  • Time: 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Western Kentucky University’s Cultural Enhancement Series Committee presents the second event of the season, “Poetry in Context: An Evening with Dr. Eve L. Ewing,” taking place at Van Meter Hall on October 15, 2019 beginning at 7:30 p.m.

7:30pm - 9:00pm

Poetry in Context: An Evening with Eve L. Ewing

  • Location: Van Meter Hall
  • Time: 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Dr. Eve L. Ewing is a sociologist of education and a writer from Chicago. She is the author of Electric Arches (Haymarket, 2017), which received awards from the American Library Association and the Poetry Society of America and was named one of the year's best books by NPR and the Chicago Tribune. She is also author of Ghosts in the Schoolyard: Racism and School Closings on Chicago's South Side (University of Chicago Press, 2018) and the co-author (with Nate Marshall) of the play No Blue Memories: The Life of Gwendolyn Brooks. She also writes the Ironheart series for Marvel Comics.

Ewing is an assistant professor at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration. Her work has been published in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The New York Times, and many other venues.

Dr. Eve L. Ewing will give a 45 minute talk followed by 30 minutes of audience questions. This will be followed by a book signing. Books will be available for sale before and after the talk in the lobby.

This event is FREE and open to the public. Seating is first-come, first-served.

Learn more about Eve Ewing at https://eveewing.com/about

Wednesday, October 16th
3:15pm

English Department Tenure & Promotion Committee Meeting

  • Location: CH 121
  • Time: 3:15pm

Meeting for the English Department's Tenure & Promotion Committee.

4:00pm

Gender and Women's Studies screening of "Mary Shelley"

  • Location: Cherry Hall 125
  • Time: 4:00pm

Gender Images Film Series

7:30pm

Student Open Mic Night

  • Location: CH 125
  • Time: 7:30pm

Anyone is welcome to participate, and all genres are accepted!

Friday, October 18th
1:50pm - 2:50pm

Professional Writing Alumni Panel

  • Location: CH 125
  • Time: 1:50pm - 2:50pm

This PW panel is comprised of experienced PW graduates. There will be a casual reception following. 

All Day

Homecoming Weekend

  • Time: All Day
Saturday, October 19th
All Day

Homecoming Weekend

  • Time: All Day
12:00pm - 1:00pm

Alumni Homecoming

  • Location: Preservation Tasting Room
  • Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm

The WKU English Department will host a homecoming event on Saturday, October 19, from 12-2, at Preservation Tasting Room, 2440 Nashville Road.  Please RSVP by October 4 to help with planning.  For additional information, please contact english.office@wku.edu.

Sunday, October 20th
All Day

Homecoming Weekend

  • Time: All Day
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Wednesday, October 23rd
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Potter College Fall Festival

  • Location: Colonnade Lawn
  • Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Potter College of Arts & Letters annual Fall Festival! Learn more at: https://www.wku.edu/pcal/fall_festival.php

Tuesday, October 29th
3:50pm - 5:00pm

PCCC Meeting

  • Location: FAC 151
  • Time: 3:50pm - 5:00pm

Potter College Curriculum Committee meeting.

4:30pm

Professional Writing Club Meeting

  • Location: CH 123 (Writing Center)
  • Time: 4:30pm

More info coming soon!

5:30pm

Messages in a Bottle Writing Club Meeting

  • Location: CH 124
  • Time: 5:30pm

If you write poetry, songs, fiction, plays, creative essays, or enjoy any other form of writing, join the Messages in a Bottle club to discuss and share your writing with others. 

Wednesday, October 30th
3:15pm - 4:30pm

English Department Meeting

  • Location: CH 121
  • Time: 3:15pm - 4:30pm

English Department's monthly meeting.

4:00pm

Gender and Women's Studies screening of "Certain Women"

  • Location: Cherry Hall 125
  • Time: 4:00pm

Gender and Images Film Series

Thursday, October 31st
4:00pm - 6:00pm

JET Information Session

  • Location: HCIC 1011
  • Time: 4:00pm - 6:00pm

The Japan Exchange and Teaching Programme or JET Programme, is a Japanese government initiative that brings college (university) graduates—mostly native speakers of English—to Japan as Assistant Language Teachers (ALTs) and Sports Education Advisors (SEAs) in Japanese kindergartens, elementary, junior high and high schools, or as Coordinators for International Relations (CIRs) in local governments and boards of education.

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