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March 30 - April 5, 2017

Thursday, March 30

Transition in Uzbekistan

Transition in Uzbekistan 2:30pm

School of International Affairs Lecture Series Dr. Mark Reese, US Naval Academy Dr. Mark Reese is Central Asian Subject Matter Expert with nineteen years...

Katz Building, 012  
McCourtney Institute for Democracy

McCourtney Institute for Democracy 4pm

Craig Silverman, Media Editor of Buzz Feed News will present: "Fake New, Real Consequences".

121 Sparks  
Intercultural Conversation Group

Intercultural Conversation Group 6:30pm

Intercultural Conversation Groups meet weekly to ask questions and to discuss issues relating to language and culture learning in the context of U.S. higher...

Sackett 107  

Friday, March 31

CLS Distinguished Language Science Colloquium

CLS Distinguished Language Science Colloquium 9am

Dr. Janna Oetting, Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders and Linguistics (LSU), presents her research in the talk "Variability within Varieties...

University Park, 127 Moore Building  
QuaSSI Colloquium Series

QuaSSI Colloquium Series 12:15pm

Mitchell Goist (Political Science / QuaSSI) "Extracting Network Data from Text, with Application to Global Human Trafficking"

B001 Sparks, Databasement  
Communication Arts and Sciences Faculty Meeting

Communication Arts and Sciences Faculty Meeting 2:30pm

Communication Arts and Sciences Faculty Meeting

 
German Kaffeestunde

German Kaffeestunde 2:30pm

German speakers of all levels are welcome to share conversation, snacks, and coffee!

Penn State University Park, 463 Burrowes Bldg.  
"Autism, Voice, and the Humanitarian Impulse in Documentary"

"Autism, Voice, and the Humanitarian... 4pm

Lecture sponsored by the Digital Culture and Media Initiative, Department of English Pooja Rangan, Amherst College What can autism teach us about the...

Grucci Room  
HISTORICIZING BLACKNESS: SPORTS, PERFORMANCE, AND POLITICS

HISTORICIZING BLACKNESS: SPORTS, PERFORMANCE,... 6:30pm

A Workshop for Junior Faculty, Post-Doctoral Fellows, and Advanced Graduate Students 6:30-6:45 pm: Welcome and Introductory Remarks by William Blair, Ferree...

Penn State Room, Nittany Lion Inn  

Saturday, April 1

HISTORICIZING BLACKNESS: SPORTS, PERFORMANCE, AND POLITICS

HISTORICIZING BLACKNESS: SPORTS, PERFORMANCE,... 10am

A Workshop for Junior Faculty, Post-Doctoral Fellows, and Advanced Graduate Students SPECTERS OF FRAILTY: 10:00 am-11:30 am: Faculty Staff Club,...

Faculty Staff Club Room, The Nittany Lion Inn  
World Stories Alive! German

World Stories Alive! German 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  

Monday, April 3

Dialogue in Trump's America

Dialogue in Trump's America 12pm

Dr. David Holloway and Dr. Laurie Mulvey will co-present a workshop for faculty and staff to demonstrate the methodology and efficacy of facilitated dialogue...

Foster Auditorium, Paterno Library  
"Revisiting the West" Roundtable

"Revisiting the West" Roundtable 4pm

CALS will sponsor the roundtable “Rethinking the American West” in the Mann Assembly Room, Pattee-Paterno Library. Three invited panelists will discuss how...

Mann Assebmly  

Tuesday, April 4

Celebration of 25th Anniversary of Ukrainian Independence and 25 years of Ukrainian Studies at The Pennsylvania State University

Celebration of 25th Anniversary of Ukrainian... 3pm

The Woskob Family Foundation, the College of Liberal Arts, the School College of AgricultureAgricultural Sciences, and the Department of Germanic and Slavic...

Hintz Alumni Center  
Jon Butler Guest Lecture

Jon Butler Guest Lecture 3pm

Jon Butler, Yale University “Manhattan: Modern America’s Spiritual Hothouse” New York City has long epitomized modern secularism in its various guises....

Weaver, 102  
Jon Butler, “Manhattan: Modern America’s Spiritual Hothouse”

Jon Butler, “Manhattan: Modern America’s... 3pm

The IAH Collaborative Colloquia and the Society for the Study of Religion Luther Harshbarger Lecture in Religious Studies Jon Butler, Yale...

102 Weaver Building  
Democracy Roundtable

Democracy Roundtable 3:30pm

Stephen Browne, LA Research Professor of Communication Arts and Science will present: "The Ides of War: George Washington and the Newburgh Crisis".

133 Sparks  
Study Abroad Information Session

Study Abroad Information Session 5pm

Interested in studying abroad next spring? Learn more about the multiple program options, college resources, and application process.

124 Sparks Building  
Joe Quint

Joe Quint 7pm

From the TTAG: Talking Together About Guns series of co-curricular activities during academic year 2016-2017. Presentation and discussion with survivors of...

HUB-Robeson Center, Freeman Auditorium  

Wednesday, April 5

German Day

German Day 10am

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at Penn State University will host over 450 middle school and high school German students to...

Hetzel Union Bui, Alumni Hall  
Toward a Surrealist Visual Anthropology: Images and Reflections on "Dreams from the Concrete Mountain"

Toward a Surrealist Visual Anthropology: Images... 12:15pm

CGS Brown Bag Lecture Series Dr. Alex Fattal, Penn State Dreams from the Concrete Mountain is an experimental documentary that takes viewers on an...

Burrowes Building, 463  
Center Iinternational Human Resources Studies Speaker Series

Center Iinternational Human Resources Studies... 3pm

Please join us in welcoming Professor Miguel R. Olivas-Luján (PhD). Miguel is a Professor at Clarion University of Pennsylvania. His research interests...

Keller Bldg, 502  
 Ignacio Sánchez Prado (Washington University in St. Louis), "Mediascapes of Failed Modernity: Mexican Noirs and Thrillers of the 1970s and 1980s”

Ignacio Sánchez Prado (Washington University... 4pm

Ignacio Sánchez Prado (Washington University in St. Louis), "Mediascapes of Failed Modernity: Mexican Noirs and Thrillers of the 1970s and 1980s”

124 Sparks  
Bate-papo, Portuguese language conversation group

Bate-papo, Portuguese language conversation group 5pm

Bate-papo, Portuguese language conversation group

227 Burrowes  
Free Film Series! Wednesdays @ 7pm

Free Film Series! Wednesdays @ 7pm 7pm

'Could It Happen Here?' Wednesdays 7pm at the State Theater All Spring Semester Long

State Theater - State College, PA  

March 30 - April 5, 2017

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