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January 22 - February 20, 2020

Wednesday, January 22

Welcome Back Resume Review Walk-Ins

The Liberal Arts Career Enrichment Network invites all Liberal Arts students to stop by our office in 101 Sparks for a 15 minute resume review. Make sure to...

Muslims in a Buddhist Land: Tibet’s Muslims and the 1959 and 2008 Lhasa Uprisings

The Lhasa Uprisings of 1959 and 2008 stand out as the two most prominent challenges to People’s Republic of China’s rule in Tibet in the past sixty years....

African Studies Spring 2020 Brownbag Series--Ebony Coletu

Please join us for Ebony Coletu's talk on "Hidden Asset Managers: Gender and Finance in Pan-African Business"

WGSS Coffee Hour

Assistant Professor of Art Education & Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Dr. Bae-Dimitriadis, speaks on: (Re)imagining Urban Space: Subaltern Mobile...

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...

Thursday, January 23

Welcome Back Resume Review Walk-Ins

The Liberal Arts Career Enrichment Network invites all Liberal Arts students to stop by our office in 101 Sparks for a 15 minute resume review. Make sure to...

 PSU Language Teaching and Learning Group presents “Academic Dishonesty in the Second Language Classroom: How Do We Manage Academic Dishonesty in L2 Writing Assignments?”

Join us in conversation about ways to expand our different teaching practices and share our ideas and experiences. We look forward to seeing those who are...

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, January 24

Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) Undergraduate Research and Travel Presentations

Please join us on January 17th and January 24th from 8:00-10:30 a.m. in 127 Moore to hear our Summer 2019 undergraduate PIRE fellows share their experiences...

Welcome Back Resume Review Walk-Ins

The Liberal Arts Career Enrichment Network invites all Liberal Arts students to stop by our office in 101 Sparks for a 15 minute resume review. Make sure to...

Making it on Her Own: Eliza Fenwick (1766-1840) as Early Modern Activist

Humanities Institute Collaborative Colloquium on Children’s Literature Studies: Approaches and Methodologies presents a talk by Lissa Paul. In her...

Monday, January 27

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...

Liberal Arts Career Week: Career Crash Course

Join the Career Enrichment Network’s Network Assistant for a crash course on the resources of the office as well as advice on how to start your career journey.

Liberal Arts Career Week: Peer to Peer Career Advice

Students helping students to learn more about their career journey and provide helpful advice in seeking internships, study abroad, and research opportunities.

Emailing Your Professors: How to Do It Better

Are you an international student who wants to improve your email etiquette? IN THIS WORKSHOP, YOU WILL: - Analyze real-world examples- Gain hands-on guided...

Liberal Arts Career Week: Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone: Networking and Interviewing

Learn how improv can help you to develop skills to engage with others in a professional setting. Sponsored by Kohl’s and presented by Happy Valley Improv.

Tuesday, January 28

Liberal Arts Career Week: Paying the Way: Internships and Study Abroad

Housing and food can be expensive. Learn how to budget for your enrichment experience! Additional financial support resources will be shared as well.

Speak UP: Weekly Speaking Group

Speak UP is an advanced English speaking group designed for international undergraduate students, graduate students, postdocs, and fellows. Speak UP aims to...

Liberal Arts Career Week: Translating PhD Training for Non-Academic Careers: From CV to Resume

Gather tips and ideas on translating your graduate school training into language appropriate for non-academic positions. Workshop specific to graduate...

The Department of Comparative Literature presents "Black Narratives in Brazilian Comics,” a talk by Brazilian graphic novelist Marcelo d’Salete

Marcelo d’Salete is an internationally recognized artist whose graphic novels about slavery and resistance have been translated into multiple languages. An...

Liberal Arts Career Week: Networking Etiquette Reception

Learn how to mingle and network at a reception with Liberal Arts Alumni. How do you hold your glass, hors d’oeuvres, and shake hands?

Wednesday, January 29

Career Enrichment Network: Professional Interviewing 101

Learn the ins and outs of a job interview including employer expectations, what to do before and after, and how to share your best self. Workshop available...

Liberal Arts Career Week: Marketing Your Liberal Arts Degree

Learn with Deloitte Consulting how to market your liberal arts degree and transferable skills in a variety of industries. Workshop presented by Deloitte...

Frances Lee, Princeton University: The Limits of Party: Congress & Lawmaking in a Polarized Era

It is well known that party conflict is far more pervasive in the contemporary Congress. When party conflict occurs, members vote much more reliably with...

Liberal Arts Career Week: Meet, Greet, and Eat with Employers

Join recruiters from a variety of organizations within sales, business, marketing, customer services, non-profit, government, and more. Short employer...

Thursday, January 30

Liberal Arts Career Week: Develop Your Brand and be LinkedIn

Come learn from Geico how to develop your professional brand and use LinkedIn effectively. LinkedIn photos will be available after the workshop until 4:30 p.m.

Liberal Arts Career Week: Employer Resume Reviews

Register through Nittany Lion Careers to meet one-on-one with an employer and receive expert advice on creating a competitive resume. Some walk-ins will be...

Liberal Arts Career Week: LinkedIn: Professional Headshots

Walk-in professional headshots available. Please dress professionally. Sponsored by Geico.

Visiting scholar James Turner to present talk entitled "Investigating the effects of L2 acquisition and language usage on L1 speech plasticity: real-time evidence from English learners of French over a year abroad"

Investigating the effects of L2 acquisition and language usage on L1 speech plasticity: real-time evidence from English learners of French over a year...

Liberal Arts Career Week: Get Hired: Behind the Scenes of the Hiring Process

Become the boss and gain insight into what makes job candidates stand out or strike out in this interactive workshop.

Emily Rolfe Grosholz will read as part of the Mary E. Rolling Reading Series

Emily Grosholz teaches philosophy at Penn State and has been an advisory editor for The Hudson Review since 1984. She has published eight books of poetry....

Friday, January 31

Jamie Reilly (Temple University)

Make the most of your summer by studying abroad and earning academic credits on a Liberal Arts faculty-led summer study abroad program. Global experiences...

Liberal Arts Career Week: Deciding on Law School

Join Kathy Garren (Pre-Law Adviser), Amanda DiPolvere (Assistant Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid at Penn State Law), and Pop Little (Penn State Law...

Liberal Arts Career Week: What is a Gap Year?

Learn about a variety of post-graduation opportunities as well as Penn State resources available to you after graduation.

C-SoDA Research Roundup

This event will feature a panel of presenters that the Center for Social Data analytics has supported with seed grants. The presenters will give a round of...

Speak UP: Weekly Speaking Group

Speak UP is an advanced English speaking group designed for international undergraduate students, graduate students, postdocs, and fellows. Speak UP aims to...

Liberal Arts Career Week: Thinking about Graduate School?

Join experts to learn more about the process, testing, applications, deadlines, financial aid and more when it comes to applying to graduate school. General...

CAS Colloquium

Ned O'Gorman- How Not to Write a Book: The Agon and Adventure behind Lookout America!

Monday, February 3

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...

Comparative Literature Luncheon

Preetha Mani (Rutgers University), "Comparative Worldings: The Case of Indian Literatures"

Strategies for Reading Academic Articles

Are you an international student who wants to improve your reading skills? THIS WORKSHOP WILL HELP YOU: -Learn strategies to improve your comprehension of...

Tuesday, February 4

Speak UP: Weekly Speaking Group

Speak UP is an advanced English speaking group designed for international undergraduate students, graduate students, postdocs, and fellows. Speak UP aims to...

Wednesday, February 5

African Studies Spring 2020 Seminar Series--Yanni Kostonis

Please join us for Yanni Kostonis's talk on "Black, Greek, and Imperial: The Encounter of Race, Empire, and Nation in the Revolutionary Age, 1790s-1815"

Thursday, February 6

Lunch and Learn: Careers in Social Justice

Join the Penn State Philadelphia Center to learn more about opportunities in careers in Social Justice. Discuss possible career paths, further education,...

Dr. Marcia Chatelain from Georgetown University

Lecture and book signing of her latest book, Franchise

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, February 7

Speak UP: Weekly Speaking Group

Speak UP is an advanced English speaking group designed for international undergraduate students, graduate students, postdocs, and fellows. Speak UP aims to...

CAS Colloquium

John Gastil and Katherine R. Knobloch- Writing Hope for Democracy: Translating a Decade of Deliberation Research into a Cohesive Narrative

Monday, February 10

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...

Comparative Literature Luncheon

Jeff Lawrence (Rutgers University), "Social Movements and Contemporary American Literature"

Participating in American University Classrooms

Are you an international student who wants to contribute more to classroom discussions and in group projects? IN THIS WORKSHOP, YOU WILL: -Improve your...

Tuesday, February 11

Penn State School of Public Policy Info Session IUG

Learn about accelerated bachelor’s, Master of Public Policy (MPP) program — students can complete both degrees in a compressed timeframe! About this...

Speak UP: Weekly Speaking Group

Speak UP is an advanced English speaking group designed for international undergraduate students, graduate students, postdocs, and fellows. Speak UP aims to...

Wednesday, February 12

African Studies Spring 2020 Seminar Series--Robert Voeks

Please join us for Robert Voek's talk on "Out of Africa: Ethnobotanical Conversations in the Atlantic World"

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...

Thursday, February 13

Mary E. Rolling Reading Series presents Chet'la Sebree

Chet’la Sebree is the author of Mistress, selected by Cathy Park Hong as the winner of the 2018 New Issues Poetry Prize. Sebree is an assistant professor and...

Mary E. Rolling Reading Series presents Chet'la Sebree

Chet’la Sebree is the author of Mistress, selected by Cathy Park Hong as the winner of the 2018 New Issues Poetry Prize. Sebree is an assistant professor and...

Friday, February 14

Douglas Day 2020: Transcribe-a-thon with the papers of Anna Julia Cooper

Join us online or at local events to help transcribe, read, and teach the papers of Anna Julia Cooper, a visionary Black feminist. Her work influenced...

Speak UP: Weekly Speaking Group

Speak UP is an advanced English speaking group designed for international undergraduate students, graduate students, postdocs, and fellows. Speak UP aims to...

CAS Colloquium

Joan Faber McAlister- Tropographies of the Heartland: Playing with the State in Place of Nationalist Belonging

Monday, February 17

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...

Comparative Literature Luncheon

Michele Kennerly (Penn State), "The Forests of Rhetoric"

Strategies for Critical Reading

Are you an international student who wants to improve your reading skills? THIS WORKSHOP WILL HELP YOU: -Understand how critical reading helps you prepare...

Tuesday, February 18

Speak UP: Weekly Speaking Group

Speak UP is an advanced English speaking group designed for international undergraduate students, graduate students, postdocs, and fellows. Speak UP aims to...

Wednesday, February 19

WGSS Coffee Hour Series

Assistant Professor of Communication Arts and Science and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and Associate Director of Center for Humanities and...

Thursday, February 20

Child Study Center Speaker Series

Rona Carter, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Developmental Psychology Univeristy of Michigan When They See Us: Interpersonal Experiences during the Pubertal...

4:15pm
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...

January 22 - February 20, 2020

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