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March 30 - April 28, 2020

Monday, March 30

CANCELED - Learn and Network in DC

Liberal Arts undergraduates are invited to join the Career Enrichment Network staff and Liberal Arts alumni for a day-long visit to Washington, DC, on...

Let's Talk: Weekly Speaking Group

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

WGSS Feminist Sweets and Social Hour

An informal weekly gathering for WGSS faculty, graduate students, undergraduate students, and staff to come together to enjoy a sweet, coffee, tea, and...

Expanding Empathy Speaker Series: Paul Conway

Title: Marrying Deontology and Utilitarianism with Virtue Ethics: Balancing Affective with Cognitive Processing Predicts Increased Prosociality and Reduced...

POSTPONED:  2020 CALS/CCR Roundtable, American Dreams: Romance and Reality

In Alice McDermott’s National Book Award-winning novel Charming Billy (1998), second-generation Irish American cousins living in Queens, New York, inherit...

Career Conversations: Careers in Law -  Lawrence Claus

All Liberal Arts majors are invited to participate in this Career Conversations series. This week will feature a variety of professionals with careers in...

Tuesday, March 31

Faculty Scholars in Residence: Humanities Institute

Brad Vivian is a Faculty Scholar Residence at the Humanities Institute this semester. He will be giving a presentation based on the book project the the...

POSTPONED: Faculty Scholars in Residence Lecture Series: Bradford Vivian

We are postponing this event in light of COVID-19. We hope to reschedule in the fall and will share additional information as it becomes available. The...

Career Conversations: Careers in Law -  Shirleen Chin

All Liberal Arts majors are invited to participate in this Career Conversations series. This week will feature a variety of professionals with careers in...

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...

Wednesday, April 1

PSU German Day

German Day is an annual community outreach event that the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures hosts. Between 450 and 500 high school...

Bate-papo: Portuguese Conversation Hour

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

Career Conversations: Careers in Law -  Andrea Taylor Cornwall

All Liberal Arts majors are invited to participate in this Career Conversations series. This week will feature a variety of professionals with careers in...

Thursday, April 2

 What's the Gig? How You Can Make the Most of the Gig Economy

The world of work as we know it is in the midst of a huge transformation. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that more than 40% of the U.S. workforce...

CANCELED - Lunch and Learn: Careers in Publishing and Editing

Interested in a career in publishing or editing? Please join alumnae Judy Fletcher and Heather Krehling to learn more about the industry! Lunch is...

Career Conversations: Careers in Law -  Craig Donnachie

All Liberal Arts majors are invited to participate in this Career Conversations series. This week will feature a variety of professionals with careers in...

POSTPONED:  Digital Culture and Media Initiative Lecture by Nan Z. Da, Assistant Professor of English, University of Notre Dame

This event has been canceled and will be rescheduled during the academic year 2020-21 if possible. "Infelicity and Unfalsifiability: Literary Studies,...

Virginia Eubanks - Automating Inequality

Eubanks is the author of the award-winning book Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor (St. Martin’s Press, 2018)....

Flyer German Club Sp2020

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

Friday, April 3

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 pausing Understand why...

Monday, April 6

Let's Talk: Weekly Speaking Group

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

WGSS Feminist Sweets and Social Hour

An informal weekly gathering for WGSS faculty, graduate students, undergraduate students, and staff to come together to enjoy a sweet, coffee, tea, and...

Tuesday, April 7

Giving Academic Slide Presentations: TIPS FOR CLEAR DELIVERY

Are you an international student looking for help to prepare for an upcoming academic presentation? THIS WORKSHOP WILL HELP YOU: Develop strategies to...

Wednesday, April 8

African American Studies Lecture Series

Join us for a lecture and book signing by Dr. Nicole Fleetwood, Professor of American Studies and Art History at Rutgers University, on "Marking Time: Art in...

Thursday, April 9

Writing about Data and Results in Research Papers

Are you having trouble planning your data commentary? THIS WORKSHOP WILL HELP YOU: Learn useful language for writing data commentaries relating to...

CSRE to Host Alice Hill

The Center for Security Research and Education will host Alice Hill, author of Building a Resilient Tomorrow: How to Prepare for the Coming Climate...

Fisher Writer in Residence: Walter Kirn

Walter Kirn is the author of eight books and an e-book. His most recent is Blood Will Out, a memoir of his friendship with the con artist and murderer, Clark...

Friday, April 10

Focus on Pronunciation: INTONATION IN AMERICAN ENGLISH

Do you want to improve your English pronunciation? WE WILL HELP YOU: Understand how and why intonation—the musical ‘flow’ of English—is as important as...

SIP Awards Ceremony

Come celebrate the achievements of students, faculty, and staff at the annual SIP awards ceremony.

Monday, April 13

WGSS Feminist Sweets and Social Hour

An informal weekly gathering for WGSS faculty, graduate students, undergraduate students, and staff to come together to enjoy a sweet, coffee, tea, and...

Comparative Literature Luncheon

Thomas Chen (Lehigh University), "Made in Censorship"

Wednesday, April 15

Thursday, April 16

POSTPONED: Center for Democratic Deliberation Kenneth Burke Lecture: Catherine Squires

We are postponing this event in light of COVID-19. We hope to reschedule in the fall and will share additional information as it becomes...

Flyer German Club Sp2020

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

Alice McDermott to read as part of the Mary E. Rolling Reading Series

Alice McDermott’s eighth novel, The Ninth Hour (2017), appeared on numerous “best books of the year” lists, and her seventh novel, Someone (2013) was a New...

Friday, April 17

CAS Undergraduate Showcase

The CAS Undergraduate Showcase will be held on April 17th as an online event. Please visit cas.la.psu.edu for more details.

Monday, April 20

WGSS Feminist Sweets and Social Hour

An informal weekly gathering for WGSS faculty, graduate students, undergraduate students, and staff to come together to enjoy a sweet, coffee, tea, and...

Comparative Literature Luncheon

Aimee Kwon (Duke Uninversity), on TBA

Expanding Empathy Speaker Series: David DeSteno

Title: Hacking Virtue: How Moral Emotions Build Self-Control from the Bottom Up Abstract: The ability to delay gratification, to value the future more than...

Wednesday, April 22

The Sara Woods Outstanding Graduate Student Award

The Sara Woods Outstanding Graduate Student Award recognizes outstanding graduate students who have achieved superior academic records or who manifest...

Bate-papo: Portuguese Conversation Hour

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

Friday, April 24

Monday, April 27

WGSS Feminist Sweets and Social Hour

An informal weekly gathering for WGSS faculty, graduate students, undergraduate students, and staff to come together to enjoy a sweet, coffee, tea, and...

Comparative Literature Luncheon

Zelideth Rivas (Marshall University), “Displaced evidence: Archival research and oral history across languages and cultures.”

March 30 - April 28, 2020

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