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January 21 - February 19, 2021

Thursday, January 21

German Club meeting

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

6:15pm
Virtual Event

Friday, January 22

Raewyn Connell

Raewyn Connell, professor emerita at The University of Sydney, discusses her book The Good University (Zed Books 2019) and the problems of the university...

7am
Virtual Event
Expecting the Unprecedented: Speculative Fiction and the Climate Events of the Future

Speculative fiction has recently marked a turn in American literature to imagine not just the past of "unprecedented" climate crises, but also their future....

CAS Spring Colloquium

"Blackness and Anti-Blackness in American Public Life" Panel Colloquium featuring: Anjali Vats, Boston College, Lisa Corrigan, University of Arkansas, and...

2:30pm
Virtual Event
Task-Based Language Teaching: Current Trends and Future Directions

In this lecture, hosted by the Penn State Language Teaching and Learning Group, Dr. Lara Bryfonski (Georgetown University) will explore some of the...

3pm
Virtual Event

Saturday, January 23

Interactive Workshop on Task-Based Language Teaching

This interactive workshop, sponsored by the German Graduate Student Association and led by Dr. Lara Bryfonski (Georgetown University), is designed to provide...

9:30am
Virtual Event

Monday, January 25

Career Development: Where Do I Start?

Liberal Arts Career Week Event Join the Network Assistants of the Liberal Arts Career Enrichment Network to learn more about how to get started on your...

12:15pm
Virtual Event
Reginald Jackson

The Comparative Literature Luncheon presents Reginald Jackson, associate professor of premodern Japanese literature and performance at the University of...

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
Preparing for the U.S. Job Market: Cover Letters

Are you an international student looking for a job in the United States? IN THIS WORKSHOP, YOU WILL: Understand the purpose and contents of a cover letter...

5pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, January 26

Graduate School: Should I Go?

Liberal Arts Career Week Event Considering graduate school but not sure if now is the time to go? Interested in learning more about the application and...

12:15pm
Virtual Event
Translating PhD Training for Non-Academic Careers: From CV to Résumé

Liberal Arts Career Week Event Gather tips and ideas on translating your graduate school training into language appropriate for non-academic positions....

3:15pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Recruiting and Networking: How Do I Find a Job or Internship?

Liberal Arts Career Week Event Join recruiters from GEICO, Community Service Group, Target, Kohl's, and Ferguson to gain helpful advice on the job and...

5:30pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, January 27

Liberal Arts: What Can I Do With My Major?

Liberal Arts Career Week Event Confused about what you can do with your Liberal Arts major? You can do a lot of things and that can be overwhelming. Join...

12:15pm
Virtual Event
With Us More Than Ever: Making the Absent Rebbe Present in Messianic Chabad

The Jewish Studies Program, the Society for Religion, and the Penn State Humanities Institute present Professor Yoram Bilu, author of With Us More Than Ever:...

12:15pm
Virtual Event
Homeschooling the Right, Heath Brown

The School of Public Policy welcomes Heath Brown, associate professor of public policy at John Jay College, on Wed., Jan. 27 at 2:00 p.m. for a virtual...

Mentors: What are They and Why Do I Need One?

Liberal Arts Career Week Event Penn State has the largest alumni network in the world. So, how do you form a meaningful connection with an alum? Finding a...

5:30pm
Virtual Event
Game Night with the Liberal Arts Ambassadors

To kick off the start of the spring semester, join the Liberal Arts Ambassadors for a fun night of Skribbl.io on Wednesday, January 27 at 7:00 p.m. EST! Put...

Workforce of the Future?

Liberal Arts Career Week Event Join Deloitte's Human Capital Consultants to learn more about the workforce of the future including impacts from COVID-19 and...

7pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, January 28

How Latinas Transformed American Politics with Tiffany González

A public presentation and question-and-answer session on exciting new approaches to politics in twentieth-century America.

Virtual Event
Virtual Employer Office Hours

Liberal Arts Career Week Event It's your time to virtually meet with a recruiter to review your resume, find out more about the company/organization, maybe...

11am
Virtual Event
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 examplesGain hands-on guided...

12pm
Virtual Event
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: How Do I Make This Part of My Career Search?

Liberal Arts Career Week Event Join TFA and our incredible speaker, Alexa Broderick, who serves as the Managing Director of Diversity, Equity, and...

12:15pm
Virtual Event
Donna Shalala

Political leader and scholar Donna Shalala will join us to discuss the relationship between the Democratic Party’s moderate and progressive wings, and what...

"'We Who Believe in Freedom': The Legacy of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and the Legacy of Donald J. Trump."

Dr. Payne is the Henry Rutgers Distinguished Professor of African American Studies at Rutgers University and the Director of the Joseph Cornwall Center for...

5pm
Virtual Event
Mary E. Rolling Reading series presents Toby Thompson

Toby Thompson is the author of six books,​ the most recent of which is Fired On: Targeting Western American Art, published in March 2020 by Bangtail Press....

7:30pm
Virtual Event

Friday, January 29

CAS Head, Associate Head, DGS Meet with Graduate Students

Head, Associate Head, DGS Meet with Graduate Students

Virtual Event
Lynn Thomas

Lynn Thomas of the University of Washington discusses "Beneath the Surface".

11am
Virtual Event
Gap Year: Is it Just a Vacation?

Liberal Arts Career Week Event Considering your plans for after graduation? Thinking about taking some time to figure out your next step in your career...

12:15pm
Virtual Event

Monday, February 1

Leila Pazargadi

The Comparative Literature Luncheon Series presents Leila Pazargadi, assistant professor of English at Nevada State College. Leila's presentation is titled...

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

Wednesday, February 3

The Sultan's Communists: Moroccan Jews and the Politics of Belonging

Come hear Alma Rachel Heckman discuss her recent book, The Sultan's Communists: Moroccan Jews and the Politics of Belonging! Registration link coming soon!

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...

Centre Helps Information Session

Centre Helps, a 501(c)(3) organization located in State College, Pennsylvania. As an organization we are dedicated to bettering the lives of all community...

4pm
Virtual Event
Focus on Interaction - What Americans Say: Slang and Idioms in the U.S.

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

5pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, February 4

Participating in Group Work: What to Expect and How to Get Involved

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

12pm
Virtual Event
Lunch and Learn: Careers in Advocacy

Bring your own lunch and join us for a discussion on careers in advocacy including lobbying. Join alumna, Larissa Gil Sanhueza '18, who is currently...

12:15pm
Virtual Event
German Club meeting

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

6:15pm
Virtual Event

Friday, February 5

T.D. Harper-Shipman

T.D. Harper-Shipman of Davidson College will be speaking on "Rethinking Ownership of Development in Africa".

9am
Virtual Event
CAS Spring Colloquium

"Toward a Beautiful Country of Hate: Colonialism, Historical Revisionism, and Growing Hate Speech in Japan" Featuring: Soo-Hye Han, Kansas State University

2:30pm
Virtual Event

Monday, February 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
Preparing for the U.S. Job Market: Interviews

Are you an international student looking for a job in the United States? IN THIS WORKSHOP, YOU WILL: Discuss culturally based expectations for job...

5pm
Virtual Event
Queering Romantic Engagement in the Postal Age

A panel of leading scholars on rhetoric and queer studies will discuss the recently published book Queering Romantic Engagement in the Postal Age: A...

6pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, February 10

Profiles Series

The School of Public Policy will welcome professionals who have pursued careers in policy to take part in a series of virtual discussions about their...

Focus on Interaction - How Americans Chat: Small Talk in the U.S.

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

5pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, February 11

Career Conversation: International Non-Profit and Local Development

Interested in a career in non-profit or philanthropy? Curious about working abroad? Join alumnae, Sydney Wheeler to hear about his career journey throughout...

4pm
Virtual Event

Friday, February 12

EPPIC Invited Online Lecture: Shelley Staples

The English For Professionals Purposes Intercultural Center (EPPIC) presents a lecture by Shelley Staples on Friday, February 12, 2021. The tentative title...

Virtual Event
Faculty Meeting/Grad Forum Programming

CAS Faculty Meeting/Grad Forum Programming

Virtual Event

Monday, February 15

Robin Visser

The Comparative Literature Luncheon Series presents Robin Visser, associate professor and chair of the Department of Asian Studies at the University of North...

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

Tuesday, February 16

College of the Liberal Arts Staff Awards

This event honors College and University Staff Awards winners, Staff Scholarship Award winners, and staff celebrating milestone years of service awards....

2:30pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, February 17

Strategies for Career and Leadership Success

Join the School of Public Policy for a new virtual professional development series, “Strategies for Career and Leadership Success.” The series will provide...

11:30am
Virtual Event
Anne Applebaum

From the United States and Britain to continental Europe and beyond, liberal democracy is under siege, while authoritarianism is on the rise. Pulitzer...

POLITICO Info Session & Alumni Panel

POLITICO is a global news and information company at the intersection of politics and policy. With publications based in Washington, D.C., New York and...

4pm
Virtual Event
Focus on Interaction - Talking with Americans: Successful Conversations in the U.S.

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

5pm
Virtual Event
LER Alumni Career Event

Join alumni from the School of Labor and Employment Relations for a career-focused discussion panel on Wednesday, February 17 at 7:00 p.m. Topics will...

7pm
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...

Thursday, February 18

Mahmood Mamdani

Mahmood Mamdani, of Columbia University, discusses his new book "Neither Settler Nor Native".

9am
Virtual Event
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...

12pm
Virtual Event
United States Hispanic Leadership Institute 2021 National College Recruitment Fair

The School of Public Policy will be attending USHLI 2021 National College Recruitment Fair on February 18, 2021 from 12pm - 2pm. Students are welcome to...

12pm
Virtual Event
German Club meeting

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

6:15pm
Virtual Event

Friday, February 19

Politics, Performance, and Pseudoscience

For the first time in its publication history, The New England Journal of Medicine endorsed a candidate during the recent U.S. presidential election. While...

Mellon Workshop

Dwight Lewis - University of Central Florida

2pm
Virtual Event
CAS Spring Colloquium

"Violent Inheritance: Sexuality, Land, and the Making of the North American West" Featuring: E Cram, The University of Iowa

2:30pm
Virtual Event

January 21 - February 19, 2021

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