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February 17 - March 17, 2020

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...

"Recasting the Christian Cosmopolis in the Vernacular: Vietnamese Catholic Identity in the Early Modern Era"

This lecture will be presented by Nhung Tuyet Tran. She is from the University of Toronto. In early modern Vietnam, when local believers used vernacular...

Iran Reframed:  Anxieties of Power in the Islamic Republic

This event is part of the Middle East History Lecture Series. The lecture is going to be presented by Narges Bajoghli from John Hopkins University.

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

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

Comparative Literature Luncheon Lecture Series

Michele Kennerly presents, "The Forests of Rhetoric"

CLA Invited Speaker- Angel Lin

Translanguaging as flows: The process turn in applied lingusitics

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

Yoruba Masking at the Diasporic Crossroad  wtih Bolaji Campbell, Professor of African and African Diaspora Art, Department of Theory and History of Art and Design, RISD

Dr. Campbell will examine four contemporary African diaspora artists, Wole Lagunju, Moyo Okediji, Leonce Raphael Agbodjelou, and Nick Cave, who have...

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...

WGSS Talk by Pamela VanHaitsma

Presenting research from her book, "Queering Romantic Engagement in the Postal Age: A Rhetorical Education"

Every Pensylvanian Counts 2020 Census Panel Discussion with Gisele Fetterman

Pennsylvania Second Lady Gisele Fetterman will host a panel discussion around the 2020 Census. The discussion will focus on: Why it is important to fill out...

Thursday, February 20

Moral Agency Workshop: Catherine Wanner

The Moral Agency Workshop is an interdisciplinary working group that brings together faculty and graduate students from a diverse range of disciplines to...

Child Study Center Speaker Series

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

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 21

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...

Emily Wilson: Re-Translating the Classics

Emily Wilson's 2017 translation of Homer's Odyssey has received critical acclaim around the world. She is currently working on a new translation of the...

Sunday, February 23

Monday, February 24

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...

Julia Buyskykh, When Vanished ‘Others’ Come Back: Reviving Greek Catholic Shrines in Eastern Poland

Since the fall of the Soviet Union, Greek Catholic Ukrainians who were expelled from Subcarpathia in Eastern Poland after WW II have been returning with...

Tuesday, February 25

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 26

African American Studies Brown Bag Lecture Series

Join us as Dr. Candis Smith, Associate Professor of Political Science and African American Studies speaks on "The Pursuit of Happiness: A Calculation of the...

Master of Public Policy Program Webinar

Join us to learn about Penn State's Master of Public Policy (MPP) program, curriculum, degree requirements, career options and earnings for grads, the...

African Studies Spring 2020 Seminar Series--Mark Moritz

Please join us for Mark Moritz's talk on "Insecurity and its Impacts on Pastoral Systems in the Chad Basin"

Thursday, February 27

Organzing 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...

Friday, February 28

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...

Sunday, March 1

Monday, March 2

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...

How to Pronounce International Students’ Names: A Lunchtime Workshop for Staff, Instructors, and Faculty

Would you like to feel more comfortable communicating with the diverse members of our international community? Learn a few key sounds found in Chinese,...

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

Travis Workman (University of Minnesota), "Legacies of Japan's Imperial Humanism in 'Postcolonial' Korea"

CLA Invited Speaker- Meg Gibhard

Multilingual students' disciplinary literacies in hard timesL systematic functional linguistics in action in US secondary schools

Tuesday, March 3

A Century of Women's Activism Kickoff Event

Help the College of the Liberal Arts kick off our year-long theme, Moments of Change: A Century of Women's Activism, with the chance to learn more about the...

Preparing an Elevator Speech: Explain Your Research in Three Minutes

Can you talk about your research in a clear and interesting way? Do you have a quick summary of your work ready to share with any audience? IN THIS...

Wednesday, March 4

WGSS Coffee Hour

Cerita Buchanan, 2019-2020 Humphrey Fellow, speaks on "Female Labor Participation in Jamaica and the U.S. and the Status of Upaid Care Work: a Comparison".

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...

Film Screening: Planet of the Humans

Presented by The Center For Global Studies, the film screening will be followed by an exclusive Q&A session with Director Jeff Gibbs and Producer Ozzie...

Thursday, March 5

CLA Invited Speaker- Meg Gibhard

Multilingual students' disciplinary literacies in hard timesL systematic functional linguistics in action in US secondary schools

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...

Lunch and Learn: Careers in Sustainability

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

Expanding Empathy Speaker Series: Jesse Graham

Title: Centripetal and Centrifugal Forces in the Moral Circle Abstract: The idea of the moral circle pictures the self in the center, surrounded by...

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, March 6

Friday, March 13

Monday, March 16

Red Weather Reading Series — Gabriel Green

Poetry reading with Gabriel Green as part of the Red Weather Reading Series.

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, March 17

Presenting a Poster: HOW TO ATTRACT AND KEEP AN AUDIENCE

Are you an international student? Are you preparing a research poster for a conference or symposium? THIS WORKSHOP WILL HELP YOU LEARN: Tips for clear...

February 17 - March 17, 2020

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