Archive for November 4th, 2012

Dr. Bruce Russell of Wayne University presenting his paper at the IPA conference, with commentator Dr. Sharon Street participating via Skype

Crane, Victor attend IPA conference

On Friday Nov. 2, and Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, the Illinois Philosophical Association (IPA) held its annual conference at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. Two SIUE philosophy professors were in attendance at the regional conference: Philosophy Department Chair Dr. Judith Crane, as President of the organization and chair for the keynote speaker, and […]

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian book cover, courtesy of

November’s novel for Year of the Book: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian

November’s novel for the department of English Language and Literature’s Year of the Book is The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie.
The Absolutely True Diary is a young adult novel about 14-year-old Arnold Spirit, Jr., who lives on the Spokane Indian Reservation in Washington. Arnold is a talented cartoonist, and because […]

Lawrence Meinzen's Helmet from World War II

SIUE hosts first annual Veteran’s Tribute

From Monday, Oct. 29 to Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, SIUE hosted its first Veteran’s Tribute in the Art Gallery at the Morris University Center. The tribute featured various events to pay homage to those who have served and fought for the United States including speeches, discussions, displays of artifacts, and writing notes of appreciation to […]

SIUE students Rehearsing "What the Butler Saw"

What the Butler Saw

From November seventh through eleventh SIUE’s Department of Theater and Dance will be presenting Joe Orton’s, “What the Butler Saw.”
Originally premiering in 1969, “What the Butler Saw,” was Orton’s final play, and the second to be performed after this death. The play is an outrageous comedy revolving around Dr. Prentice, a psychiatrist, who attempts to […]

applied gegoraphy conference brochure

SIUE Sponsors the 35th Annual Applied Geography Conference

From October tenth through twelfth the Association of American Geographers (AAG) held their annual applied geography conference in Minneapolis. This conference is an opportunity for geography scholars to gather and discuss their current work.
The AAG is a nonprofit scientific and educational society dedicated to promoting scholarly discussion among geographers both in private industry and academia. […]

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