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March 7 - April 5, 2021

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
Spring 2021 Colloquium Speakers - Dr. Michael Sierra-Arévalo, University of Texas-Austin

The Department of Sociology & Criminology will be hosting its' annual Colloquium Speakers event series virtually this year.

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
Profiles: Natalie Krug

The School of Public Policy’s leadership series spotlighting professionals with careers in public policy will feature Natalie Krug, director of the Bureau of...

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
Amira Rose Davis

Dr. Davis presents work from an article-in-progress that examines how competing ideas about motherhood created and constrained the possibilities of Black...

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
"Addressing Inequity"

"Addressing Inequity," a Center for American Literary Studies/Centre County Reads Roundtable In The Address Book: What Street Addresses Reveal About...

4pm
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

Strategies for Career and Leadership Success

Join the School of Public Policy for “Strategies for Career and Leadership Success,” a virtual professional development series. This month will address...

11:30am
Virtual Event
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
Kang Shijue: Refugee and State on Chosŏn Korea's Northern Frontier

Chosŏn Korea is often described simultaneously as closed to the outside world and Sinocentric. However, as I discuss in my monograph there are numerous cases...

4pm
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
“Getting Personal: American Women Poets and the Autobiographical Lyric"

“Getting Personal: American Women Poets and the Autobiographical Lyric,” A CALS “Unprecedented” Webinar When it was announced that Jewish-American poet...

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
"Trafficking Hadassah: An Africana Reading of the Book of Esther" by Ericka Dunbar

In this talk, I will chart a sexual trafficking enterprise in the first two chapters of the book of Esther. Sexual exploitation begins in chapter 1, when the...

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
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
French and Francophone Studies Majors and Minors Night

Come learn about opportunities for students majoring and minoring in French! Meet Department of French and Francophone Studies faculty, staff, and students....

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
Leveraging Your Liberal Arts Degree in the Consulting Interview Process

Join current Liberal Arts student, Ezra Gershanok, who recently was hired by McKinsey & Company as a business analyst to learn more about the process into...

11:30am
Virtual Event
Spring 2021 Colloquium Speakers - Dr. Ricardo Martínez-Schuldt, University of Notre Dame

The Department of Sociology & Criminology will be hosting its' annual Colloquium Speakers event series virtually this year.

12pm
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

Monday, March 29

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...

12pm
Virtual Event
CMLIT Luncheon

LAC Roundtable (Unraveling the Anthropocene) with Laura Anderson Barbata (Independent Artist) and Darren Ranco (University of Maine)

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
Comparative Literature Virtual Open House

Greetings! In collaboration with the Comparative Literature Club, the Penn State Department of Comparative Literature will be hosting a Virtual Open House on...

5:30pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, March 30

Humanities Institute: Resident Lecture Series - Timeka N. Tounsel

Timeka N. Tounsel, Assistant Professor of African American Studies and Media Studies "Marketing Dignity: The Commercial Grammar of Black Women's...

Book Proposal Workshop with Dr. Jasmine Cobb

Dr. Cobb will present a workshop discussion on creating and submitting a book proposal for the ARC postdoc scholars and other Penn State postdoc scholars...

Wednesday, March 31

Tatiana Gumucio

Penn State's Tatiana Gumucio will be speaking on "Understanding and Supporting Climate and Weather Risk Management for Enhanced Rural Resilience in East...

12:30pm
Virtual Event
Expanding Empathy Lecture Series: Jay Van Bavel

Lecture title: "For Better or Worse: The Role of Social Identity in the Pandemic" Abstract: We are in the midst of one of the greatest global health crises...

3:30pm
Virtual Event
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...

5pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, April 1

Lunch and Learn: Careers in Academic Programs of the U.S. State Department

Bring your own lunch and join us for a discussion on available programs within the U.S. State Department including Fulbright, Humphrey's and others. Programs...

12:15pm
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, April 2

Preparing to Write a Literature Review

Are you looking for help with an upcoming literature review? IN THIS WORKSHOP, YOU WILL: Discuss the purpose and goals of the literature review as a genre...

9am
Virtual Event
Archival Imaginaries symposium

Scholars in archival studies have challenged rightly those in the humanities and social sciences who theorize the archive as a metaphor while paying little...

10am
Virtual Event
CAS Spring Colloquium

"Socially Mediated Visibility" Featuring: Katy Pearce, University of Washington

2:30pm
Virtual Event

Monday, April 5

CMLIT Luncheon

Weihsin Gui (University of California, Riverside), "Hyphenational Poetics: Omar Musa’s Malaysian Australian Poetry"

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 - Networking: Breaking the Ice at a Professional Event

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

5pm
Virtual Event

March 7 - April 5, 2021

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