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Events

September 19 - October 18, 2021

Monday, September 20

CMLIT Luncheon with Arturo Arias

“New Narratives in Indigenous Languages: Creativity and the Struggle Against Racism in Colonialized Spaces” Arturo Arias University of California,...

National Ground Intelligence Center Information Session (In-person)

The National Ground Intelligence Center (NGIC) is the Defense Department’s primary producer of ground forces intelligence. NGIC produces scientific and...

Recruiter Office Hours with National Ground Intelligence Center (In-person)

This is your opportunity to meet one-on-one with a recruiter from the National Ground Intelligence Center (NGIC). Learn more about the organization,...

Tuesday, September 21

Carol Anderson: One Person, No Vote

As states across the country seek to strengthen voting regulations and enact new restrictions, the history of voting access in the United States has perhaps...

Moral Agency Workshop

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

4pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, September 23

Alicia Ostriker, Distinguished Poet, National Jewish Book Award Winner

Alicia Ostriker has published seventeen volumes of poetry, including The Volcano and After; Waiting for the Light; The Old Woman, the Tulip, and the Dog; The...

7:30pm
Virtual Event

Friday, September 24

Nikolay Karkov

Nikolay Karkov on "Socialist Modernity and the Global South".

9am
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,...

10:45am
Virtual Event
Research methods workshop- Aline Godfroid

Eye Tracking for Language Researchers

2pm
Virtual Event

Monday, September 27

CMLIT Luncheon with Omaris Z. Zamora

“Cigüapa Unbound: Tranceforming AfroLatina Feminist Knowledges” Omaris Z. Zamora Rutgers University La Cigüapa is a figurative portal opener into the...

Tuesday, September 28

Recruiter Virtual Office Hours - PA State Police

Virtually meet with a Pennsylvania State Police recruiter, Trooper Chambers, to learn more about the organization, positions, and application...

10am
Virtual Event
Collage of images selected by the presenters which include: the movie poster for "The Act of Killing," a photo of Theodor W. Adorno, a photo of a building in  an Ibero-American city, and a photo of a Black man with facial recognition details over his face.

“In Certain Circumstances: Critiquing Political Technology” - Jerome Clarke, Department of Philosophy and African American Studies “Fugues and...

Wednesday, September 29

C Libby

C. Libby, assistant teaching professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, on "The Historian and the Sexologist: Revisiting the 'Transvestite Saint'".

3:30pm
Virtual Event
Virtual Interviewing Advice with ALKU (Virtual)

Join Hailee from ALKU to learn more about virtual interviewing. The pandemic has pushed us quickly into the virtual setting but virtual interviewing is...

4pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, September 30

Recruiter Virtual Office Hours - GEICO

Virtually meet with the GEICO recruiter to learn more about the organization, positions, and application process. Megan Eckart is a Regional College...

10am
Virtual Event

Friday, October 1

16th Annual De Jong Lecture in Social Demography

Penn State’s 16th Annual De Jong Lecture in Social Demography will take place October 1, 2021. This year’s speaker will be Dr. Hans-Peter Kohler, Frederick...

Gurminder Bhambra

Gurminder K Bhambra on "Colonialism and Modern Social Theory".

9am
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,...

10:45am
Virtual Event

Monday, October 4

CMLIT Luncheon

Lorgia García Peña, Harvard University “A Full Stature of Humanity: Latinx Difference, Colonial Musings, and Black Belonging During Reconstruction”

12:15pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, October 5

“Pandemic Lottery: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Choice and Chance”

Jonathan Marks, Professor of Bioethics, Humanities, Law, and Philosophy In the early days of the pandemic, ethicists were called upon to help draft triage...

How Liberal Arts Majors Thrive in the Data Age (Virtual)

Flexibility, communication, and creative thinking are characteristic of well-rounded individuals. That’s why tech giants are hiring liberal arts majors at an...

4pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, October 6

Justin Dunnavant

Justin Dunnavant, assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at UCLA, will be speaking on "Have Confidence in the Sea: Archaeologies of Marronage".

12:30pm
Virtual Event
Yolonda Wilson, Ph.D.

Dr. Wilson is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Health Care Ethics, Philosophy, and African American Studies at St. Louis University in Missouri....

1pm
Virtual Event
The Latino Health Paradox

Dr. David Hayes-Bautista- One of America’s foremost experts on Hispanic health speaks about the mystery behind Latinx epidemiological outcomes

6pm
Virtual Event
Penn State History Alumni Careers Panel

This event is an opportunity for Penn State history students to hear history alumni share experiences and insights about the trajectories of their respective...

6:30pm
Virtual Event

Friday, October 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,...

10:45am
Virtual Event
The Last Muslim Conquest: The Ottoman Empire and Its Wars in Europe

Between the fourteenth and seventeenth centuries, the Ottoman Empire conquered and ruled most of the European territories east of Vienna, establishing Muslim...

“Carthage: A Subaltern Empire”

Nathan Pilkington is presenting a talk hosted by Jake Nabel and Mathias Hanses.

Monday, October 11

CMLIT Luncheon with Larissa Sansour and Oreet Ashery

Larissa Sansour and Oreet Ashery will respond to questions and discuss their collaboration on the graphic novel The Novel of Nonel and Vovel, which focuses...

Wednesday, October 13

Jacob W. Johnson

Jacob Johnson on "Integrated Aquaculture and Agroforestry Systems in Luwingu District, Zambia".

12:30pm
Virtual Event
Christian L. Soura, Executive Vice President of the South Carolina Hospital Association

The School of Public Policy's leadership series spotlighting professionals with careers in public policy will feature Christian L. Soura, executive vice...

Film Showing: Land and Water Revisited

"Sometimes you have to look back to move ahead." Hosted by the Sustainability Institute, WPSU, and the Liberal Arts Sustainability Operations Subcommittee.

Thursday, October 14

Lunch and Learn Series: Careers in the U.S. Intelligence Community (Virtual)

Bring your own lunch and join us for a discussion on careers in U.S. intelligence. Join Liberal Arts alumnus, Kevin Wulfhorst, who currently serves as the...

12:15pm
Virtual Event
Alissa Nutting (photo credit: Sara Wood)

Alissa Nutting is the author of the story collection Unclean Jobs for Women and Girls, as well as the novels Tampa and Made for Love. A television series...

Friday, October 15

GRIP Application Deadline

Recognizing that graduate students in the humanities and social sciences have highly sought-after writing, communication, and quantitative skills that can...

Flyer that includes an image of a large library and text that says: "Student Research initiative: Rethinking Undergraduate Research in the Humanities."

The Humanities Institute, with support from the Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence and University Libraries, are happy to announce a new initiative...

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,...

10:45am
Virtual Event
Research methods workshop- Joan Kelly Hall

Introduction to CA as a Research Method for the Study of L2 Classroom Interaction

2pm
Virtual Event
CAS Colloquia: Mary Stuckey

"Deplorable: The Worst Presidential Campaigns from Jefferson to Trump" *Remote participation by zoom will be available

The Year 1000: When Explorers Connected the World and Globalization Began

People often trace the origins of globalization to the 1490s, when Atlantic Europeans discovered new maritime routes to the Americas and Asia. In her new...

Philosophy Colloquia: Michael Naas

"The Wall, the Door, the Threshold: Derrida and the Limits of Hospitality"

Saturday, October 16

Language Teaching Forum- Julie Sykes

Integrating Digital and Analog Tools in the Language Classroom: A look at the design and implementation of mixed-reality experiences for language learning

10am
Virtual Event

Monday, October 18

CMLIT Luncheon  with Immanuel Kim

“Internationalizing North Korean Novel, Friend“ Immanuel Kim George Washington University Dr. Immanuel Kim is a specialist in North Korean literature and...

September 19 - October 18, 2021

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