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Fiction novelist T. Coraghessan Boyle event scheduled for March 29

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — T. Coraghessan Boyle, internationally recognized author of 22 fiction novels, will speak March 29 as part of the Purdue Libraries Distinguished Lecture Series. Boyle’s most recent novels include “Talk Talk” in 2006, “The Women” in 2009 and “Wild Child” this year. His latest book, “When the Killing’s Done,” was released last […]

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Newsweek editor’s Purdue lecture postponed due to weather

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -– The first lecture of the 2010 Sears Lecture Series, scheduled for 7:30p today (Tuesday, Feb. 9), has been postponed due to inclement weather. The rescheduled date for the lecture will be announced as soon as possible. The talk, part of the 2010 Sears Lecture series, was to feature Newsweek editor Jon […]

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Newsweek editor to give lecture at Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The first lecture of the 2010 Sears Lecture Series at Purdue University will feature Jon Meacham as he discusses “Economic Leadership in a Time of Crisis: Then and Now.” The lecture will be at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9 in Stewart Center’s Loeb Playhouse. The theme for the 2010 series is Presidential […]

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Purdue’s Black Cultural Center to host civil rights leader

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Benjamin F. Chavis Jr., co-founder, president and CEO of the Hip-Hop Summit Action Network, will speak Nov. 11 at Purdue University. His talk, sponsored by Purdue’s Black Cultural Center, begins at 7 p.m. in Stewart Center’s Fowler Hall. The event is free and open to the public. The Hip-Hop Summit Action […]

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Black Cultural Center speaker to make a case for racial reparations

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A professor of African-American studies at the University of California, Berkeley will examine the continued impact of Hurricane Katrina’s aftermath on New Orleans’ African-American community in a lecture Nov. 10 at the Stewart Center. Charles P. Henry’s lecture, titled “We Are Americans: The Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the Politics of […]

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Pulitzer winning journalist Thomas Friedman to speak at Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Thomas L. Friedman, the foreign affairs columnist for the New York Times, will speak at Purdue University on Sept. 19 about his upcoming book “Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution – and How It Can Renew America.” Thomas Friedman Friedman, whose talk […]

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