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Deliberation Nation

Deliberation Nation 2/20

For the fourth year, Penn State freshmen honors students are inviting the community to join them in deliberative discussions of local, national, and global...

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The Center for Democratic Democracy

The Center for Democratic Democracy 2/20 3:30pm

Featuring Sophia McLennan (PSU School of International Affairs and Engligh) "Trump is a Joke: Why Satire Makes Sense When Politics Doesn't"

 
Time Management

Time Management 2/20 4pm

Ever feel like you are busy all-day-long, yet nothing is fully accomplished? Do you miss appointments, exams, and deadlines? Give yourself a break from...

East Private Dining Room, Findlay Commons (East Halls)  
Nasser’s Republic, The Making of Modern Egypt

Nasser’s Republic, The Making of Modern Egypt 2/20 7pm

CGS Arabic Film Screening Nasser’s Republic, The Making of Modern Egypt is the first film for an American audience about one of the Arab world’s most...

Foster Auditorium  
Global Commons with Leif Trana

Global Commons with Leif Trana 2/21 11:15am

Leif Trana, Economic Minister with the Norwegian Embassy Leif Trana, Minister Counsellor for Economic Affairs at the Embassy of Norway will present...

012 Katz  
How to Succeed at PSU Workshop Series: Jobs and Internships: Resources Available for International Students

How to Succeed at PSU Workshop Series: Jobs and... 2/21 12:15pm

The second workshop in College of Liberal Arts How to Succeed at Penn State series this spring 2018 semester is learning about the various challenges that...

201 Ford Building  
Survivors: Psychological Trauma and Memory Politics in Hiroshima and Auschwitz

Survivors: Psychological Trauma and Memory... 2/21 12:15pm

Ran Zwigenberg, Penn State This talk is a part of the CGS Brown Bag Series. In 1962 a young Jewish-American psychiatrist by the name of Robert J. Lifton...

157 Burrowes  
Bate-papo: Portuguese Conversation Hour

Bate-papo: Portuguese Conversation Hour 2/21 5pm

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

227 Burrowes building  
Mary Gaitskill 2017 Fisher Family Writer In Residence

Mary Gaitskill 2017 Fisher Family Writer In... 2/21 7:30pm

Mary Gaitskill is the author of the novels Two Girls, Fat and Thin, Veronica, and The Mare. She has also written three story collections: Bad Behavior,...

Foster Auditorium  
Come Back to Campus Alumni Networking Event

Come Back to Campus Alumni Networking Event 2/22 10am

The Department of Sociology and Criminology Invites You to the Come Back to Campus Alumni Networking Event ME E T SUCCESSFUL ALUMNI Expand your...

HUB Noontime Lounge  
C.A.R.E. Fair

C.A.R.E. Fair 2/22 11am

The C.A.R.E. (Community, Agency, Recreation, and Education) Fair will feature employers from a range of fields, including community service organization,...

HUB - Alumni Hall  
Kaffeestunde! Coffee Hour for German Speakers

Kaffeestunde! Coffee Hour for German Speakers 2/22 2pm

German speakers and learners of all levels are welcome to join us for coffee, tea, snacks and conversation every Thursday from 2 to 3 p.m.

Burrowes Building, 157 Burrowes Bldg.  
“A Good Day to be Black and Digital: Praxis and Pitfalls” Workshop

“A Good Day to be Black and Digital: Praxis and... 2/22 2:30pm

Jessica Marie Johnson, Assistant Professor in the Center for Africana Studies and Department of History at the Johns Hopkins University "A Good Day to be...

216 Willard  
Steve Brodner: Too Close for Comfort

Steve Brodner: Too Close for Comfort 2/22 4pm

Steve Brodner, a caricaturist and self-described “equal opportunity insulter,” will discuss the role of political cartoons in a democracy. Brodner’s work...

Lewis Katz Building, Sutliff Auditorium  
Sawyer Seminar Series: Roger Reeves in conversation with Yogita Goyal

Sawyer Seminar Series: Roger Reeves in... 2/22 6pm

An on-stage conversation between Roger Reeves and Yogita Goyal. Learn more about Roger Reeves here:...

112 Kern Building  
CLS Distinguished Language Science Colloquium

CLS Distinguished Language Science Colloquium 2/23 9am

Dr. Josh Brown, Associate Professor of German (U. of Wisconsin-Eau Claire), presents his research in the talk "Multilingualism in Nineteenth Century...

127 Moore Building, UP  
World Stories Alive! Chinese

World Stories Alive! Chinese 2/24 11am

Experience stories, songs and art in different languages. Fun for speakers of all languages, including English. World Stories Alive! is a collaborative...

Schlow Library, Downtown State College  
41st Annual Caribbean Experience:  "The Origins"

41st Annual Caribbean Experience: "The... 2/24 5:30pm

Presented by Caribbean Student Association. Doors open at 5:30pm. Co-sponsored by the Africana Research Center.

Alumni Hall, HUB  
Food for Thought with Ebony Coletu, Ph.D.

Food for Thought with Ebony Coletu, Ph.D. 2/26 12:30pm

Ebony Coletu, Assistant Professor of English and African American Studies and Affiliate Faculty, Center for Democratic Deliberation, will present "Chief Sam...

217 Willard  
Tracy Rutler Talk

Tracy Rutler Talk 2/27 11:45am

Faculty Scholar in Residence under the Humanities Institute. Talk Topic "Family Remains: Sexuality, Language, and Power in Eighteenth-Century French Literature"

124 Sparks Building  
"What is Activist Literature?" Roundtable

"What is Activist Literature?"... 2/27 3:30pm

In Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist, Sunil Yapa reimagines the chaotic World Trade Organization (WTO) protests that took place in Seattle at the end...

 
How Asians Became America's "Model Minority," And Why That Matters

How Asians Became America's "Model... 2/27 4pm

Lecture by Dr. Ellen Wu, associate professor of History and director of the Asian American Studies at Indiana University Bloomington. Today the reigning...

Paterno Library, Foster Auditorium  
Preparing Effective Slide Presentations: Tips for Design

Preparing Effective Slide Presentations: Tips... 2/27 4pm

Are you an international student who needs help designing a slide presentation? This workshop will help you: - Gain research-based insights into designing...

124 Business Building  
Study Smarter not Harder

Study Smarter not Harder 2/28 4pm

Join us for an interactive workshop in which you will learn from engaging professors: How to create good learning habitsEffective strategies for processing...

Sparks Building, 124  
German Club meeting

German Club meeting 2/28 7pm

No prior German experience is required, but simply a desire to learn more about German culture and language with others outside the classroom! During our...

064 Willard  
Lunch & Learn: Careers in Libraries

Lunch & Learn: Careers in Libraries 3/1 12:15pm

Interested in learning more about careers in libraries? Join Hailley Fargo, Student Engagement Librarian for Penn State University Libraries, to learn about...

124 Sparks Building  
"Narrating Intralatinx Lives in Chicago: Gender and National (Dis)identifications"

"Narrating Intralatinx Lives in Chicago:... 3/1 4pm

Frances Aparicio, Northwestern University, will give a talk entitled, "Narrating Intralatinx Lives in Chicago: Gender and National (Dis)identifications"

Mann Assembly Room, Paterno E 103  
BMW Group 1st Annual Career Day

BMW Group 1st Annual Career Day 3/5 9am

BMW's goal is to immerse students in the culture, expose our great opportunities, and discuss our brand while allowing our students to network with our...

Off Campus  
Daniel Ziblatt: How Democracies Die

Daniel Ziblatt: How Democracies Die 3/12 4pm

Daniel Ziblatt, Harvard professor and coauthor of the bestseller "How Democracies Die" will discuss how we can look to a wide range of historical and global...

Hintz Family Alumni Center  
Spanish and Italian Modernist Studies Forum Spring 2018 Lecture Series: “Fascist Fears: Ressentiment and the Politics of the Specter"

Spanish and Italian Modernist Studies Forum... 3/13 2pm

Nil Santiáñez, Saint Louis University, presents “Fascist Fears: Ressentiment and the Politics of the Specter" as part of the "Fascismo The Totalitarian...

Foster Auditorium, Paterno Library  
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