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February 27 - March 28, 2021

Saturday, February 27

Camp Rhetoric

CAS Camp Rhetoric

Virtual Event
Disruptions and Eruptions: An Interdisciplinary Feminist Conference

Submisson portal now open for an interdisciplinary, feminist conference to be held virtually February 26 and 27, 2021. For more information and to submit...

Virtual Event

Monday, March 1

CMLIT Luncheon

Leo Ching (Duke University), "Toward an Archipelagic East Asia: Taiwan, Jeju, Okinawa and Decontinentalization"

12:15pm
Virtual Event
EMP Lab Meeting

Weekly lab meeting of the EMP Lab, on Zoom. We discuss research articles, present data, and brainstorm on study designs. If you are interested in attending,...

2pm
Virtual Event
Focus on Interaction - Participating in Discussions: Agreeing and Disagreeing

To register for this workshop, please visit EPPIC at our website.

5pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, March 3

Dr. Melinda Contreras-Byrd

This workshop will present the present status of U. S. mental health and overall wellness relative to the affects of living with the physical, racial and...

"Who Was A Suffragist? A More Diverse View"

Dr. Cathleen Cahill, associate professor of history and author, will present "Who Was A Suffragist? A More Diverse View" on Wednesday, March 3 from 11:00...

Different Destinations With Your SOC/CRIM Degree!

Save the Date The Department of Sociology and Criminology invites you to a networking panel: Different Destinations With Your Sociology or Criminlogy...

12pm
Virtual Event
Different Destinations With Your Sociology or Criminology Degree

Looking to explore the versatility of your Sociology or Criminolgy degree? Look no further! The Criminal Justice Research Center and Department of Sociology...

Expanding Empathy Lecture Series: Adam Waytz

Lecture title: "Humans and Machines" Abstract: Everyday life is increasingly humanless, with robotic technology replacing human jobs and performing tasks...

3:30pm
Virtual Event
Cultivating Equanimity: Meditation Practice for Daily Life

This three-week meditation course is designed to help new meditators learn the basics of meditation practice and bring the benefits to their daily lives....

7pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, March 4

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...

12pm
Virtual Event
Master of Public Policy Program Info Session

Join us for one of our upcoming webinar sessions about Penn State's Master of Public Policy degree program. Our enrollment and advising manager, a current...

Lunch and Learn: Careers in Freelance Writing

Bring your own lunch and join us for a discussion on careers in freelance writing and other areas of the gig economy. From personal essays to blog posts...

12:15pm
Virtual Event
The Nation and the Politics of Undocumentedness

A dialogue with audience questions and answers about how democracy does and does not work in U.S. barrios and for noncitizens; and how bordered nation states...

6pm
Virtual Event
German Club meeting

German club is for Penn State students of all majors and minors who want to learn more about the German language, culture, history, etc. We have students who...

6:15pm
Virtual Event

Friday, March 5

CAS Spring Colloquium

"Storytelling and Stigma: Personal Stories About Drug Use to Counter Stigma" Featuring: Rachel Young, The University of Iowa

2:30pm
Virtual Event

Monday, March 8

EMP Lab Meeting

Weekly lab meeting of the EMP Lab, on Zoom. We discuss research articles, present data, and brainstorm on study designs. If you are interested in attending,...

2pm
Virtual Event
Focus on Interaction - Talking with your Audience: Interacting During Presentations

To register for this workshop, please visit EPPIC at our website.

5pm
Virtual Event
GEICO Recruiting Presents: "Power in your Network"

GEICO Recruiting Presents: “Power in your Network” Monday, March 8th, 2021 from 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm EST FREE to attend! Come learn from a panel of GEICO...

5pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Trek: We Are! Working in… Philadelphia

Get the inside scoop about living and working in Philadelphia from a panel of Penn State alumni and employers representing industries within Business, IST,...

6pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, March 9

Humanities Institute: Resident Lecture Series

Nergis Erturk, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature. Writing in Red: Literary and Revolutionary Encounters Across Turkey and the Soviet Union...

Virtual Trek: We Are! Working in… Seattle

Get the inside scoop about living and working in Seattle from a panel of Penn State alumni and employers representing industries within Business, IST,...

6pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, March 10

Faculty Focus: Supporting Multilingual Student Writers - Beyond Editing: Giving Effective Feedback to Multilingual Student Writers

IN THIS ONE-HOUR SESSION, PARTICIPANTS WILL: Discuss samples of writing feedback that address both form and content (higher-order and lower-order...

12pm
Virtual Event
The Jews of Ottoman Izmir: A Modern History

Come listen to Dina Danon of SUNY Binghamton speak about her recent book, The Jews of Ottoman Izmir: A Modern History. Registration link: ...

12pm
Virtual Event
Edwin Sabuhoro

Penn State's Edwin Sabuhoro will be speaking on "The Dancing Poachers: Mountain Gorilla Conservation and Community Development in Rwanda".

12:30pm
Virtual Event
Expanding Empathy Lecture Series: Liane Young

Lecture title: "Social Context Shapes Social Cognition" Abstract: As social creatures, we spend a lot of time thinking about the mental lives of those...

3:30pm
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 understandHear clear side-by-side...

5pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, March 11

Speak(ing) Easy in the Liberal Arts: Olive Oil and Culture

History, culture, and interactive olive oil tasting hosted by Giuli Dussias, professor of Spanish, linguistics, and psychology and head of the Department of...

Virtual Event

Friday, March 12

Lewis Gordon

Lewis Gordon, University of Connecticut, Storrs, will be speaking on "Freedom, Justice, and Decolonization".

9am
Virtual Event

Monday, March 15

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...

12pm
Virtual Event
CMLIT Luncheon

Tom Chen (Lehigh University), "A Trans-Nationalist Cinema: North Korean Films in Socialist China"

12:15pm
Virtual Event
Career Conversation: Translation and Interpretation

Interested in a career in translation and interpretation? Curious about working abroad? Join alumnus, Ben Stewart to hear about his career journey throughout...

1pm
Virtual Event
EMP Lab Meeting

Weekly lab meeting of the EMP Lab, on Zoom. We discuss research articles, present data, and brainstorm on study designs. If you are interested in attending,...

2pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, March 16

Recruiter Virtual Office Hours - PA State Police

Virtually meet with the Pennsylvania State Police recruiter, Trooper Chambers, to learn more about the organization, positions, and application process. A...

8:30am
Virtual Event
Humanities Institute: Resident Lecture Series - Michelle Sikes

Michelle Sikes, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology, African Studies, and History "Choosing to Run: Gender, Ethnicity, and the Pioneers of Kenyan Women’s...

Wednesday, March 17

Italy's Jews from Emancipation to Fascism

Come listen to Shira Klein of Chapman University discuss her book Italy's Jews from Emancipation to Fascism. Registration link: https://bit.ly/2IN2oud

12pm
Virtual Event
Expanding Empathy Lecture Series: Brock Bastian

Lecture title: "Motivational Bias in Empathy for Animals: Understanding the Role of Need Satisfaction and Mind Perception" Abstract: In this talk I will...

3:30pm
Virtual Event
Focus on Pronunciation: Syllables and Stress in American English

Do you want to improve your English pronunciation? WE WILL HELP YOU: Understand how and when to stress syllablesPractice common patterns of word stress in...

5pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, March 18

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...

12pm
Virtual Event
A Workshop on Methods - The World of Professional Editing

Rebekah Zwanzig is a freelance editor who has a passion for projects in the fields of religion, Arabic and Middle Eastern culture and thought, literature,...

3:30pm
Virtual Event
German Club meeting

German club is for Penn State students of all majors and minors who want to learn more about the German language, culture, history, etc. We have students who...

6:15pm
Virtual Event
Filmabend Spring 2021

German film series from the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures and the German Graduate Student Association. Join us for a virtual...

Friday, March 19

CLA Invited Online Lecture: Stefanie Wulff

The Center for Language Acquisition (CLA) presents a lecture by Stefanie Wulff on Friday, March 19, 2021. The tentative title is, "Usage-Based SLA and Corpus...

Faculty Meeting/Grad Forum Programming

CAS Faculty Meeting/Grad Forum Programming

Virtual Event
CLA Invited Speaker- Stefanie Wulff

Usage matters: theoretical and methodological implications

2:30pm
Virtual Event

Monday, March 22

CMLIT Luncheon

Thomas Lamarre (McGill University), "Media Ecology: Television and Animation" Please email odb2@psu.edu for Zoom details.

12:15pm
Virtual Event
EMP Lab Meeting

Weekly lab meeting of the EMP Lab, on Zoom. We discuss research articles, present data, and brainstorm on study designs. If you are interested in attending,...

2pm
Virtual Event
Focus on Interaction - Communicating with Professors & Peers: Shifting between Informal and Formal Talk

To register for this workshop, please visit EPPIC at our website.

5pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, March 23

Humanities Institute: Resident Lecture Series - Abigail E. Celis

Abigail E. Celis, Marian Trygve Freed Early Career Professor in French and Francophone Studies, Assistant Professor in African Studies "Bringing Home the...

Expanding Empathy Lecture Series: Lasana Harris

Lecture title: "Flexible Social Cognition as a Proactive Empathy Regulation Strategy" Abstract: Lay opinions of empathy surround its benefits, motivating...

12:30pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, March 24

Faculty Focus: Supporting Multilingual Student Writers - Beyond Topics:  Designing Assignments that Scaffold Good Writing

IN THIS ONE-HOUR SESSION, PARTICIPANTS WILL: Discuss the value of transparency and explicitness in assignments for multilingual writers Review strategies...

12pm
Virtual Event
African Studies Seminar Series–Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith of Edinboro University will be speaking on "Dys-Ruptures: Protest, Rights of Speech, and the Consolidation of Power in Morocco and Western Sahara".

12:30pm
Virtual Event
Perspectives: State and Federal Policy in Times of Crisis

Faculty from Penn State's School of Public Policy discuss timely issues and major social challenges as they provide perspectives about the impact and...

Focus on Pronunciation: The Rhythm of American English

Do you want to improve your English pronunciation? WE WILL HELP YOU: Learn the importance of thought groups, focus words, and pausingUnderstand why sentence...

5pm
Virtual Event
Learn and Network Virtually in D.C.

Liberal Arts undergraduates are invited to join the Career Enrichment Network staff and Liberal Arts alumni for a virtual trek to Washington, D.C. Students...

5:30pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, March 25

Welcome Weekend

CAS Welcome Weekend

Virtual Event
Ananda Devi: A Writer's Story

A conversation with award-winning writer, Ananda Devi.

9:30am
Virtual Event
Brown Democracy Medal Ceremony: Srdja Popovic

Srdja Popovic, executive director of the Center for Applied Nonviolent Actions and Strategies (CANVAS) will receive the Brown Democracy Medal for his work in...

Fisher Family Writer in Residence presents Cary Holladay

Cary Holladay’s publications include eight volumes of fiction, most recently Brides in the Sky: Stories and a Novella (Swallow/Ohio University Press 2019),...

7:30pm
Virtual Event

Friday, March 26

Philosophy Spring Colloquium

Axelle Karera, Emory University “Paraontology: Interruption, Inheritance, or a Debt One Often Regrets”

Virtual Event
Welcome Weekend

CAS Welcome Weekend

Virtual Event
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 genre...

9am
Virtual Event

Saturday, March 27

Welcome Weekend

CAS Welcome Weekend

Virtual Event
Linda T. Smith

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

4pm
Virtual Event

February 27 - March 28, 2021

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