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 Working Paper Series -- Presented by Dr. Katherine Maich

Bringing Law Home: Regulating Domestic Workers’ Rights in Lima and New York City A Book Prospectus

Workshop by Dr. Andrew Peck (The Pennsylvania State University): "Academic Misconduct in 2019: Where we are and what we are doing about it"

Dr. Andrew Peck is the Chair of the Liberal arts Academic Integrity Committee, and the Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of...

Jonathan Haidt: The Three Terrible Ideas Weakening Gen Z and Damaging Universities and Democracies.

Jonathan Haidt is a social psychologist at New York University’s Stern School of Business. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in...

Participating in Group Work

Are you an international student who wants to be a better collaborator on group projects? IN THIS WORKSHOP, YOU WILL: - Discuss why professors assign...

Herman Bennett, “Before the Human: Africans, Sovereigns & Slaves”

How might the focus on eighteenth-century race and commodification obscure earlier and equally expansive ideas about difference and dispossession? In taking...

CAS Colloquium: Caitlin Bruce, University of Pittsburgh

This event is part of the 2019 Spring Colloquium for the Department of Communication Arts and Sciences.

Los Tikis "Beyond the Wall: Songs of Solidarity for Troubled Times"

Los Tikis is a local band of South American graduate students and faculty (including our own Roberto Labrín, who is a lecturer in Spanish). They will be...

Center for Social Data Analytics Speaker Series: Ben Hansen

Guest Lecturer- Ben Hansen Talk title: "Title: Limitless regression discontinuity" Dr. Hansen is Associate Professor of Statistics at the University of...

Writing Abstracts for Papers and Conferences

Are you an international student having trouble writing an abstract? THIS WORKSHOP WILL HELP YOU: - Consider the purpose and goal of the abstract as a...

The Translational Origins and Afterlives of Macunaíma

Krista Brune, Assistant Professor of Portuguese and Spanish, analyzes Mário de Andrade’s 1928 modernist novel Macunaíma in conjunction with debates about its...

Laughtivism – the Power of Humor in Nonviolent Struggle

The Center for Global Studies presents “Laughtivism – the Power of Humor in Nonviolent Struggle," a talk by Activist, Global Thinker, and Founder & Executive...

Political Science Speaker Seriers: Rebecca Kreitzer (UNC)

Guest Lecturer- Rebecca Kreitzer (UNC) Talk Title: Where’s the Party in Social Construction Theory?: Partisan Mappings of Politically Relevant Target Groups

Center for Global Workers’ Rights speaker series, Dr. Michael McCarthy, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Marquette University, author of Dismantling Solidarity: Capitalist Politics and American Pensions since the New Deal (Cornell University Press)

Bio: Michael A. McCarthy is an Assistant Professor of Sociology in the Department of Social and Cultural Sciences at Marquette University where he teaches in...

Fisher Family Writer in Residence: Kimiko Hahn

Kimiko Hahn is the author of nine books of poems, including: Brain Fever (W.W. Norton, 2014) and Toxic Flora (WWN, 2010), both collections prompted by...

Talent Acquisition Strategy in a Scarce Labor Market

Presenter: Harry Griendling Founder and CEO of Doublestar Inc. (www.doublestarinc.com) Zoom.com Link: https://psu.zoom.us/j/332726749 Or iPhone one-tap (US...

Workers in Revolt: Report backs from the Frontlines of the Recent Mexican Maquiladoras and U.S. Teachers’ Strikes

Paolo Marinaro, Postdoctoral Scholar, Center for Global Workers’ Rights Rebecca Tarlau, Assistant Professor, Center for Global Workers’ Rights and Lifelong...

Strategies for Critical Reading

Are you an international student who wants to improve your reading skills? THIS WORKSHOP WILL HELP YOU: - Understand how critical reading helps you prepare...

French Film Series: Visages, Villages

A film by Agnès Varda and JR. Free Admission! One screening only with informal discussion afterwards.

Spring Break

Penn State Spring Break

Talk by Dr. Marília Librandi-Rocha (Princeton University): “Writing by Ear: The Aural Novel in Brazil”

This talk will be part of the Comparative Literature Luncheon

Protecting the Environment and Indigenous Rights in Bolsonaro’s Brazil

This talk is organized by the Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese department.

Assembled Belongings: Thinking Sovereignty from the Periphery with Luisa Capetillo and Ofelia Rodríguez Acosta

A talk by Dr. Stephanie Rivera Berruz (Marquette University) as part of the Latina/o Studies Speaker Series on U.S. Archipelagoes and Sovereignty. This talk...

Talk by Dr. Stephanie Rivera-Berruz (Marquette University): "The Assemblages of Belonging: Sovereignty and Peripheral Caribbean Women Intellectuals"

Dr. Stephanie Rivera-Berruz is the first speaker in the "U.S. Archipelagos and Sovereignty" series. This talk is sponsored by the Latina/o Studies, and...

Writing Professional Cover Letters

Are you an international student? Do you have questions about writing a cover letter? THIS WORKSHOP WILL HELP YOU: - Understand the purpose and structure...

First-Year Experience: Seize Your Summer: Preparing for Sophomore Year

Seize the summer before your sophomore year by taking advantage of opportunities to build your resume, expand your network and prepare for your future at...

Bate-papo: Portuguese Conversation Hour

Come to Bate-Papo, an informal conversation group for speakers of Portuguese! All are welcome, whether you are just starting out, have been studying it for...

Lunch and Learn: Careers in Non-Profit

Join an expert in the field of non-profits to learn more about this career path? Where do you start and what can you be doing now to start your...

"Ontological Limits of the Digital" by Aden Evens

Digital technologies are nearly ubiquitous and serve a great many purposes, but this very heterogeneity discourages an analysis of universal characteristics...

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