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African Studies Virtual Forum: Decoloniality and Southern Epistemologies--Kwesi Kwa Prah

The African Studies Virtual Forum 2020–2021 led by Dr. Sinfree Makoni seeks to decenter hegemonic epistemologies and to decolonize the Western canon to...

8/19 8am
Virtual Event
Strategies for Career and Leadership Success

Join the School of Public Policy for a new virtual professional development series, “Strategies for Career and Leadership Success.” The series will provide...

8/19 11:30am
Virtual Event
Trivia Night with the Liberal Arts Ambassadors

Looking to meet new people and test your Penn State knowledge? Join the Liberal Arts Ambassadors on Wednesday, August 26 at 7:00 p.m. EDT for a Penn State...

8/26 7pm
Virtual Event
Meet the Dean Presentation

Dean Clarence Lang began his tenure as dean of the College of the Liberal Arts on July 1, 2019. At the Meet the Dean event on August 27, Dean Lang will...

8/27 1:30pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Book Club: Hope for Democracy

the McCourtney Institute for Democracy's virtual book club selection for August is Hope for Democracy: How Citizens Can Bring Reason Back Into Politics by...

8/31 4pm
Virtual Event
Center for Democratic Deliberation Kenneth Burke Lecture: Catherine R. Squires

Catherine R. Squires will present the Kenneth Burke lecture on "Unsettling Displacements: Views from Rondo and Hallie Q. Brown." Squires is Professor of...

9/2 12pm
Virtual Event
First-Year Lecture

All first-year, Liberal Arts students are encouraged to attend the First-Year Lecture titled, "Finding Your Own Path: Mindfulness, Mindset, and Your Liberal...

9/2 3:30pm
Virtual Event
Speak UP

Speak UP is an advanced English speaking group designed for international undergraduate students, graduate students, postdocs, and fellows. Speak UP aims to...

9/8 3:15pm
Virtual Event
Preparing for the U.S. Job Market: Interviews and Cover Letters

Are you an international student looking for a job in the United States? IN THIS WORKSHOP, YOU WILL: Discuss culturally based expectations for job...

9/9 6pm
Virtual Event
Speak UP

Speak UP is an advanced English speaking group designed for international undergraduate students, graduate students, postdocs, and fellows. Speak UP aims to...

9/11 12:15pm
Virtual Event
Co-sponsored by: The Department of Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese; Department of History; Africana Research Center and Department of Film-Video and Media Studies

Watch the documentary in advance at bit.ly/IOIWTW20 (Penn State login required) If Only I Were That Warrior is a feature documentary film focusing on the...

9/11 3pm
Virtual Event
Let's Talk

Let's Talk is an intermediate English speaking group for J-1 Visiting Scholars. Each weekly session features a lesson on vocabulary, pronunciation, and...

9/14 9:30am
Virtual Event
Emailing Your Professors: How to Do It Better

Are you an international student who wants to improve your email etiquette? IN THIS WORKSHOP, YOU WILL: Analyze real-world examples Gain hands-on...

9/14 6pm
Virtual Event
Constitution Day

The Department of Communication Arts and Sciences and the intercollege minor in Civic and Community Engagement will host Penn State's annual Constitution Day...

9/17 2pm
Virtual Event
Matt Taibbi: Hate Inc., How the News Became a Twisted Branch of Showbusiness—and What We Can Do About It

One of the smartest—and funniest—chroniclers of the rise of Trump, growing inequality, and Wall Street excess, Matt Taibbi is the author of four New York...

9/17 4pm
Virtual Event
The 2020 Child Study Center's Lois Bloom Lecture

Nancy E. Hill, Ph.D. Charles Bigelow Professor of Education Graduate School of Education Harvard Title and abstract TBA

African Studies Virtual Forum: Decoloniality and Southern Epistemologies--John Baugh

The African Studies Virtual Forum 2020–2021 led by Dr. Sinfree Makoni seeks to decenter hegemonic epistemologies and to decolonize the Western canon to...

Strategies for Reading Academic Articles

Are you an international student who wants to improve your reading skills? THIS WORKSHOP WILL HELP YOU: Learn strategies to improve your comprehension of...

9/21 6pm
Virtual Event
Participating in Group Work: What to Expect & How to Get Involved

Are you an international student who wants to contribute more to classroom discussions and in group projects? IN THIS WORKSHOP, YOU WILL: Improve your...

9/28 6pm
Virtual Event
Power in My Hand:  Celebrating Women's Suffrage

In honor of the centennial of Women’s Suffrage, "Power in My Hand" will feature some 25 works by women artists drawn from the permanent collection. The title...

CLA Language Teaching Forum

Presented by Margaret Malone

10/3 10am
Virtual Event
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...

10/5 6pm
Virtual Event
Preparing Academic Slide Presentations: Tips for Design

Are you an international student who needs help designing a slide presentation? THIS WORKSHOP WILL HELP YOU: Gain research-based insights into designing...

10/13 3:30pm
Virtual Event
Incorporating Sources in Academic Writing: Understanding Plagiarism

Do you worry about using citations correctly in your academic writing? THIS WORKSHOP WILL HELP YOU: Learn strategies to avoid plagiarism in the United...

10/14 11:15am
Virtual Event
African Studies Virtual Forum: Decoloniality and Southern Epistemologies--Tommaso Milani

The African Studies Virtual Forum 2020–2021 led by Dr. Sinfree Makoni seeks to decenter hegemonic epistemologies and to decolonize the Western canon to...

Organizing and Managing Sources for Academic Writing

Are you an international student who is preparing research papers or literature reviews? THIS WORKSHOP WILL HELP YOU: Learn strategies to organize and...

10/21 11:15am
Virtual Event
Focus on Pronunciation: The Sounds of American English

Do you want to improve your English pronunciation? WE WILL HELP YOU: Learn which sounds make your spoken English easier to understand Hear clear...

10/23 12:30pm
Virtual Event
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