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September 20 - 26, 2017

Wednesday, September 20

Penn State Forum: Doug Bradley

Penn State Forum: Doug Bradley 11:30am

Vietnam veteran Doug Bradley has written and taught extensively about his Vietnam, and post-Vietnam, experiences. He was drafted into the U. S. Army in March...

Penn Stater, President's Hall  
"Issues Confronting African Americans in the Academy" Workshop

"Issues Confronting African Americans in... 12pm

Keith Gilyard, Senior Faculty Mentor, Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of English and African American Studies "Issues Confronting African Americans in the...

217 Willard  
Departmental Speaker Series #1

Departmental Speaker Series #1 4pm

Collocation and Gendered Nouns in Shakespeare's Plays with Heather Froelich "Shakespeare is widely understood as the quintessential British writer, but...

157 Burrowes Building  
1960's Free Movie Night: Forrest Gump

1960's Free Movie Night: Forrest Gump 6pm

Forrest Gump has accidentally been present at many historic moments including key moments of the 1960s. Join us for a fun study break. This is one in a...

State Theatre  
Ken Burns' "The Vietnam War"

Ken Burns' "The Vietnam War" 8pm

Episode Four – “Resolve” (January 1966-June 1967) Defying American airpower, North Vietnamese troops and materiel stream down the Ho Chi Minh Trail into the...

WPSU-TV  
PSU School of Labor & Employment Relations Academy of Human Capital Development Webinar Series

PSU School of Labor & Employment Relations... 8pm

Building an Inclusive Culture: What the C-Suite Needs to know About Today’s Working Parents. Katherine Winntsch, CEO and founder, The Mom Comlex

https://meeting.psu.edu/ler_webinars/  

Thursday, September 21

Aldi Cross Country Recruiting Tour

Aldi Cross Country Recruiting Tour 10am

Visit Aldi during their cross country tour! They are making a special stop with a special truck to kick off their fall recruiting season!

HUB-Robeson Student Center  
Book Presentation by Dr. Alex Gallas

Book Presentation by Dr. Alex Gallas 1:30pm

THE CENTER FOR GLOBAL WORKERS’ RIGHTS PRESENTS Book Presentation by Dr. Alex Gallas - University of Kassel "The Thatcherite Offensive: A...

Keller Bldg, 502  
Jennifer Morgan - “Writing the History of Women in the ‘Middle Passage’”

Jennifer Morgan - “Writing the History of Women... 3:30pm

The Department of African American Studies presents Jennifer L. Morgan, Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis and History, NYU, “Writing the History of...

Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library, Penn State, University Park  
Latinx Studies, Language Departments, and Higher Education Institutions at the Intersection: A round table discussion hosted by Penn State's Latina/o Studies Speaker Series

Latinx Studies, Language Departments, and... 4pm

The Latina/o Studies Speaker Series presents: Latinx Studies, Language Departments, and Higher Education Institutions at the Intersection A roundtable...

Mann Assembly Room, Paterno Library E 103  
The 2017 Child Study Center's Lois Bloom Lecture

The 2017 Child Study Center's Lois Bloom Lecture 4:15pm

Thomas G. O'Connor, Ph.D., Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, Director of the Wynne Center for Family Research, University of Rochester Medical...

The Nittany Lion Inn  
Humanities Institute Open House

Humanities Institute Open House 4:30pm

As part of the process of launching the new Humanities Institute at Penn State we have been rearranging the space at Ihlseng Cottage and would love to show...

Ihlseng Cottage  
Ken Burns' "The Vietnam War"

Ken Burns' "The Vietnam War" 8pm

Episode Five – “This Is What We Do” (July 1967-December 1967) American casualties and enemy body counts mount as Marines face deadly North Vietnamese...

WPSU-TV  

Friday, September 22

2017 CHI Annual Conference

2017 CHI Annual Conference 9am

Information + Humanities will hold a two day Conference. Friday, September 22, 2017. 9 a.m. - 5:45 p.m. and Saturday, September 23, 2017. 9:00 a.m. - 5:15...

Nittany Lion Inn  
CLS Distinguished Language Science Colloquium

CLS Distinguished Language Science Colloquium 9am

Dr. Morten Christiansen, Professor of Psychology (Cornell), presents his research in the talk "Creating Language: From Milliseconds to Millennia". Abstract:...

Foster Auditorium, Pattee/Paterno Libraries, UP  
 Aldi Cross Country Recruiting Tour

Aldi Cross Country Recruiting Tour 10am

Visit Aldi during their cross country tour! They are making a special stop with a special truck to kick off their fall recruiting season!

HUB-Robeson Student Center  
German Career Day

German Career Day 10:15am

The Goethe-Institut New York, together with the PSU Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures is organizing a German Career Day for college...

Hetzel Union Building, 117 Freeman Auditorium  
CIRHS Speaker Series - Sven Horak

CIRHS Speaker Series - Sven Horak 2:30pm

Dr. Sven Horak Lecture "IHRM and Informal Networks in East Asia" Friday September 22, 2017 2:30-3:30 p.m. Room 113 Keller Building

113 Keller Building, 113  
Kaffeestunde! German Coffee Hour

Kaffeestunde! German Coffee Hour 2:30pm

Join us for free coffee and German conversation every Friday afternoon in 463 Burrowes. Speakers and learners of German at all levels are welcome.

University Park, 463 Burrowes Bldg.  
The Center for International Human Resource Studies welcomes Dr. Sven Horak, St John’s University, New York

The Center for International Human Resource... 2:30pm

The Center for International Human Resource Studies welcomes Dr. Sven Horak, St John’s University, New York. His talk is entitled " IHRM AND INFORMAL...

Keller Bldg, 113  
Nicholas De Warren - Inagural Lecture

Nicholas De Warren - Inagural Lecture 3:30pm

"Impeached of this by your own words: Can philosophy trump stupidity?"

Foster Auditorium  

Sunday, September 24

Ken Burns' "The Vietnam War"

Ken Burns' "The Vietnam War" 8pm

Episode Six – “Things Fall Apart” (January 1968-July 1968) On the eve of the Tet holiday, North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces launch surprise attacks on...

WPSU-TV  

Monday, September 25

Sexuality, Disability, and Aging: Queer Temporalities of the Phallus

Sexuality, Disability, and Aging: Queer... 12:15pm

Comparative Literature Lecture Series Jane Gallop, University of Wisconsin

102 Kern  
Ken Burns' "The Vietnam War"

Ken Burns' "The Vietnam War" 8pm

Episode Seven – “The Veneer of Civilization” (June 1968-May 1969) Public support for the war declines, and American men of draft age face di cult decisions...

WPSU-TV  

Tuesday, September 26

Bate-papo: An opportunity to practice your Portuguese with native speakers and students of the language at all levels

Bate-papo: An opportunity to practice your... 5pm

Please come to 227 Burrowes the following Tuesdays from 5 to 6 PM to join in on the conversation, and also enjoy some tasty treats

Burrowes Building, 227  
 Teaching and Service Panel

Teaching and Service Panel 6pm

Please join representatives from each of the following organizations to learn more about their individual experiences and current opportunities. Teach for...

251 Willard Building  
Ken Burns' "The Vietnam War"

Ken Burns' "The Vietnam War" 8pm

Episode Eight – “The History of the World” (April 1969-May 1970) With morale plummeting in Vietnam, President Nixon begins withdrawing American troops. As...

WPSU-TV  

September 20 - 26, 2017

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