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Upcoming EPML Events

Fall 2017

  • August 31, 2017:
    • POEM Pizza Party, 12:30 pm, EPML Lounge, 3rd Floor Classroom Center. Join the English Club! For further information, please contact Dr. Ryan Brooks: rbrooks@wtamu.edu.
  • September 6, 2017:
    • Spanish Conversation Lab, 12:20pm, Classroom Center 322. EPML.
  • September 9, 2017:
    • English MA Exam. Part 1: 9-12am; Part 2: 1-4pm in the HELC, Cornette Library. All English MA Students must pass this exam, usually taken following their first year of graduate study. For further information, please contact Dr. Pat Tyrer: ptyrer@wtamu.edu.
  • September 12, 2017:
    • Spanish Conversation Lab, 12:20pm, Classroom Center 322. EPML.
    • Great Books Series: Ford Madox Ford's The Good Soldier, led by Dr. Stephen Severn. 7 pm, Amarillo Public Library Southwest. Free and open to the public. For further information, please contact Dr. Eric Meljac: emeljac@wtamu.edu.
  • September 19, 2017:
    • "A Rare Find: Archaeological Investigations of the Calf Creek Horizon in the Texas Panhandle," by Dr. Veronica Arias. CSAW Brownbag. 12:30pm, location TBA. For further information, please contact Dr. Alex Hunt: ahunt@wtamu.edu.
  • September 20, 2017:
    • Spanish Conversation Lab, 12:20pm, Classroom Center 322. EPML.
  • September 21, 2017:
    • Undergraduate English Convocation, 3 pm, 3rd Floor Classroom Center, TBA. All majors are expected to attend. For further information, please contact Dr. Bonnie Roos: broos@wtamu.edu.
    • Poetry Reading, 7 pm, Palace Coffee, Canyon. EPML. For further information, contact Dr. Eric Meljac: emeljac@wtamu.edu.
  • September 26, 2017:
    • Spanish Conversation Lab, 12:20pm, Classroom Center 322. EPML.
    • POEM Meeting, 12:30pm, EPML Lounge, 3rd Floor Classroom Center. Join the English Club! For further information, please contact Dr. Ryan Brooks: rbrooks@wtamu.edu.
  • September 27, 2017:
    • "Migrant Labor in the Panhandle: Mexicans and Mexican-Americans at the Hereford Migrant Labor Camp," by Dr. Tim Bowman. 3pm, Blackburn Room, Cornette Library. CSAW. Free and open to the public. For further information please contact Dr. Alex Hunt: ahunt@wtamu.edu.
  • September 28, 2017:
    • “Plotinus’ Thinking About Thought Thinking Itself," by Daniel Bloom, EPML Brownbag Research Talk, 12:30pm, location TBA. For further information, please contact Dr. Bonnie Roos: broos@wtamu.edu.
  • October 4, 2017:
    • Spanish Conversation Lab, 12:20pm, Classroom Center 322. EPML.
  • October 10, 2017:
    • Spanish Conversation Lab, 12:20pm, Classroom Center 322. EPML.
  • October 12, 2017:
    • Latina Poets Workshop: Emmy Pérez, Jennifer Tamayo, and Iliana Rocha, 1:30pm, Blackburn Room, Cornette Library. EPML. For further information, please contact Dr. Andrew Reynolds: areynolds@wtamu.edu.
    • "'Rendered Obsolete': Auto-Centric Amarillo and the Rise of High Plains Suburbia," by Dr. Brian Ingrassia, CSAW Brownbag, 12:30pm, location TBA. For further information, please contact Dr. Alex Hunt: ahunt@wtamu.edu.
    • "Languages of Displacement/The Displacements of Language" Roundtable, featuring Emmy Pérez, Jennifer Tamayo, and Iliana Rocha, 6pm, location TBA. EPML. For further information, please contact Dr. Andrew Reynolds: areynolds@wtamu.edu.
  • October 17, 2017:
    • EPML Great Books Series: Bram Stoker's Dracula, led by Dr. Bonnie Roos. 7 pm, Amarillo Public Library Southwest. Free and open to the public. For further information, please contact Dr. Eric Meljac: emeljac@wtamu.edu.
  • October 18, 2017:
    • Spanish Conversation Lab, 12:20pm, Classroom Center 322. EPML.
    • Poetry Reading, 7 pm, Palace Coffee, Canyon. EPML. For further information, please contact Dr. Eric Meljac: emeljac@wtamu.edu.
    • "The Anglo-Welsh Border," by Dr. Daniel Helbert, EPML Brownbag Research Talk, 12:30pm, location TBA. For further information, please contact Dr. Bonnie Roos: broos@wtamu.edu.
  • October 19, 2017:
    • "The Texas Gun Frontier and the Travails of Mexican History," by Brian DeLay. Garry L. Nall Lecture Series. 7:30 pm, Hazlewood Room, Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum. CSAW. Free and open to the public. For further information, please contact Dr. Alex Hunt: ahunt@wtamu.edu.
  • October 24, 2017:
    • Spanish Conversation Lab, 12:20pm, Classroom Center 322. EPML.
  • November 1, 2017:
    • Spanish Conversation Lab, 12:20pm, Classroom Center 322. EPML.
  • November 2, 2017:
    • Denise Duhamel Poetry Reading, 7 pm, FAH Recital Hall. EPML. For further information, please contact Dr. Eric Meljac: emeljac@wtamu.edu.
  • November 7, 2017:
    • Spanish Conversation Lab, 12:20pm, Classroom Center 322. EPML.
    • "Deconstructing the Sphinx: the Revolutionary Environmentalism of Thomas Jefferson," by Dr. Byron Pearson, CSAW Brownbag, 12:30pm, location TBA. For further information, please contact Dr. Alex Hunt: ahunt@wtamu.edu.
  • November 9, 2017:
    • "Small Seminars, Silent Students, and the Socratic Method," by Dr. Eric Meljac. EPML Brownbag Research Talk, 12:30pm, location TBA. For further information, please contact Dr. Bonnie Roos: broos@wtamu.edu.
  • November 14, 2017:
    • EPML Great Books Series: Isabel Allende's The House of Spirits, led by Ms. RayLene Dysert. 7 pm, Amarillo Public Library Southwest. Free and open to the public. For further information, please contact Dr. Eric Meljac: emeljac@wtamu.edu.
  • November 15, 2017:
    • Spanish Conversation Lab, 12:20pm, Classroom Center 322. EPML.
  • November 16, 2017:
    • "Saving the Southern Plains Bison," by Donald Beard, 7:30pm, Hazlewood Room, Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum. CSAW. Free and open to the public. For further information, please contact Dr. Alex Hunt: ahunt@wtamu.edu.
  • November 28, 2017:
    • Spanish Conversation Lab, 12:20pm, Classroom Center 322. EPML.
  • November 30, 2017:
    • English Capstone Presentation. 2 pm, 3rd Floor Classroom Center, TBA. Family and friends are welcome to attend and support our students. For further information, please contact Dr. Stephen Severn: ssevern@wtamu.edu.
  • December 7, 2017:
    • "Imperial Symbolism in Baroque Spanish Theater," by Dr. Timothy M. Foster, EPML Brownbag Research Talk, 12:30pm, location TBA. For further information, please contact Dr. Bonnie Roos: broos@wtamu.edu.
  • December 8, 2017: EPML and Friends End-of-Semester Party. Details to follow.
  • December 12, 2017:
    • EPML Great Books Series: A Selection of Christmas Poems, led by Dr. Pat Tyrer. 7 pm, Amarillo Public Library Southwest. Free and open to the public. For further information, please contact Dr. Eric Meljac: emeljac@wtamu.edu.

Spring 2018

  • January 9, 2018:
    • Great Books Series: TBA. 7 pm, Amarillo Public Library Southwest. Free and open to the public. For further information, contact Dr. Eric Meljac: emeljac@wtamu.edu.
  • January 25, 2018:
    • "The Faces of Buenos Aires in Caras y caretas," by Dr. Andy Reynolds, EPML Brownbag Research Talk, 12:30pm, location TBA. For further information, please contact Dr. Bonnie Roos: broos@wtamu.edu.
  • February 13, 2018:
    • Great Books Series: Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot, led by Dr. Eric Meljac. 7 pm, Amarillo Public Library Southwest. Free and open to the public. For further information, contact Dr. Eric Meljac: emeljac@wtamu.edu.
  • February 22-23, 2018:
    • Southern Plains Conference: "Sense of Place." Details TBA. CSAW. For further information, please contact Dr. Alex Hunt: ahunt@wtamu.edu.
  • March 22, 2018:
    • "Introduction to 'Feel Your Pain: Literary Liberalism in the Age of Clinton'" by Dr. Ryan Brooks, EPML Brownbag Research Talk, 12:30pm, location TBA. For further information, please contact Dr. Bonnie Roos: broos@wtamu.edu.
  • April 19, 2018:
    • "Evelyn Scott's Politics and the New Woman," by Dr. Pat Tyrer. EPML Brownbag Research Talk, 12:30pm, location TBA. For further information, please contact Dr. Bonnie Roos: broos@wtamu.edu.

Fall 2018

  • September 8, 2018:
    • MA Exam. All English MA Students must pass this exam, usually taken following their first year of graduate study. Time and location TBA. For further information, please contact Dr. Pat Tyrer: ptyrer@wtamu.edu.