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Events

October 26 - November 24, 2021

Tuesday, October 26

Twenty-Ninth Annual National Symposium on Family Issues

Penn State’s Twenty-Ninth Annual Family Symposium will take place October 25–26, 2021. For more information and to register, please visit...

29th Annual National Symposium on Family Issues

"Environmental Impacts on Families: Change, Challenge, and Adaptation." Families are embedded in larger contexts that have implications for family...

Romantic Fiction book covers

Shuang Shen, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Chinese “Inter-imperiality” is a term most recently used by Laura Doyle to describe the...

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

Wednesday, October 27

Alumni Career Conversation: Paralegal

Join us for our monthly series "Alumni Career Conversations" when one alumni mentor from our Alumni Mentor Program joins us to share more about their career...

4pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, October 28

Otis Elevator Company Information Session

Otis is the world’s largest elevator and escalator manufacturing, installation, and service business. We serve customers in over 200 countries and...

2pm
Virtual Event
Recruiter Virtual Office Hours: Otis Elevator Company

Otis is the world’s largest elevator and escalator manufacturing, installation, and service business. We serve customers in over 200 countries and...

3pm
Virtual Event
Filmabend

Join the German Graduate Student Association and the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures for film screenings at 7:00 p.m. EDT in...

22nd Annual Outstanding Alumni Lecture

The School of Labor and Employment Relations is excited to announce that Beth Albright ('89) will be giving the 22nd Annual Outstanding Alumni Lecture on...

Friday, October 29

Bonny Norton

Bonny Norton, of the University of British Columbia

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
Liberal Arts Honor Code Day

October is National Academic Integrity Month. Throughout the month, the College of the Liberal Arts is sharing tips to help students learn more about the...

Center for Social Data Analytics Speaker Series: Xiang Zhou

Xiang Zhou, Harvard University “Higher Education and the Black-White Earnings Gap” Xiang Zhou is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology at...

12:15pm
Virtual Event
The Concept of Conceptual Metaphor as a Psychological Tool for Learners’ L2 Development by Sally Wang

We hope you will join us for the second Roundtable of the 2021-2022 academic year on Friday, October 29th, 2021 from 2:30-4pm. Our second session will be two...

2:30pm
Virtual Event
Philosophy Colloquia: Kris Sealey

"Living Plots in the Stone-Time of Necropolitics"

Monday, November 1

CMLIT Luncheon with Yasmine Seale

“The Pillow Talk and Its Outcome: Approaching the Nights” Yasmine Seale Yasmine Seale is a British-Syrian writer. Her essays, poetry and visual art have...

Alumni Career Conversation: Politics (Virtual)

Join us for our monthly series "Alumni Career Conversations" when one alumni mentor joins us to share more about their career path, industry, and helpful...

4pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, November 2

A photograph from May's Studio in San Francisco's Chinatown during the early 20th century.

Chang Tan, Assistant Professor of Art History and Asian Studies Photography has always aimed to not only document reality but also to create fantasy....

Swiss Re's Career Exploration Program - Introduction (Session 1 - Virtual)

Swiss Re's Career Exploration Program (CEP) provides an enriching opportunity for students of all different backgrounds to engage with experts in their...

3pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, November 3

Olaocha Nwabara

Olaocha Nwabara on "Becoming, Writing Home: Nigerian Women Authors in the Development of Cultural Identity and African Literature ".

12:30pm
Virtual Event
Dr. Michele Simms-Burton

Dr. Simms-Burton's talk will examine her experience in the Academy, including the events that cemented her decision to leave, the work that she does now as a...

1pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, November 4

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Martina Vecchi, assistant professor of agricultural economics, will present "Daily stressors and Food Choices: A Lab Experiment with Low-SES Mothers" as part...

Lunch and Learn Series: Careers in Personal Finance with Vanguard (Virtual)

Bring your own lunch and join us for a discussion on careers in personal finance. Join Vanguard recruiter, Hannah, and Penn State alumni, to learn more...

12:15pm
Virtual Event
Recruiter Virtual Office Hours - Vanguard

Vanguard is one of the world's largest investment management companies that includes 19 locations worldwide with about 17,300 crew members. Here's an...

2pm
Virtual Event
Elizabeth Kadetsky

Elizabeth Kadetsky’s The Memory Eaters was named among “great books from small presses to read now” by Buzzfeed during the COVID pandemic, and was featured...

Friday, November 5

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
Center for Social Data Analytics Speaker Series: Alex Hanna

Speaker: Alex Hanna Talk title: TBA

12:15pm
Virtual Event
Rita Reis

The Rock Ethics Institute's Children, Youth, and Media in International and Global Conflict Zones Initiative presents: “Going Back, Coming Home? Future and...

12:30pm
Virtual Event
CLA Research methods workshop-Research Synthesis and Meta-analysis

Instructor: Dr. Luke Plonsky (Northern Arizona University) Title: Research Synthesis and Meta-analysis in Applied Linguistics

2pm
Virtual Event
CAS Colloquia: Andy High

"Attributions of Verbal Person-Centered Messages Received Online" *Remote participation by zoom will be available

2:30pm
Virtual Event
Philosophy Colloquia: Perry Zurn

"Curiosity, Poetic Ecologies, and Trans Activism"

Monday, November 8

Weeda Mehran

The Rock Ethics Institute's Children, Youth, and Media in International and Global Conflict Zones Initiative presents: “Afghan Children: Four Decades of...

Virtual Event
Liberal Arts First-Generation Student Celebration

The Chaiken Center for Student Success will host a First-Generation Student Celebration on Monday, November 8 from 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. EST. Stop by the...

CMLIT Luncheon with Perry Zurn

“Curiosity as Strategy and as Tactic” Perry Zurn (American University) Perry Zurn is an assistant professor of philosophy and affiliate faculty in the...

Résumé Trends and Tips with GEICO (Virtual)

Join GEICO to learn about the most recent résumé trends! A recruiter from GEICO will share current résumé trends and tips on how to make your résumé stand...

4pm
Virtual Event

Tuesday, November 9

Swiss Re's Career Exploration Program - Liberal Arts Networking Panel (Session 2 -Virtual)

Swiss Re's Career Exploration Program (CEP) provides an enriching opportunity for students of all different backgrounds to engage with experts in their...

3pm
Virtual Event
Still Life: The Myths and Magic of Mindful Living

The Paterno Fellows Program invites you to our virtual salon, “Still Life: The Myths and Magic of Mindful Living” with best-selling author and yogi...

5:30pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, November 10

"Mozambique's Samora Machel: A Life Cut Short" cover

Allen Isaacman , of the University of Minnesota, on "Mozambique's Samora Machel: A Life Cut Short".

12:30pm
Virtual Event
John Richter, Legislative Director at G2G Consulting

The School of Public Policy's leadership series spotlighting professionals with careers in public policy will feature John Richter, federal legislative...

Gabeba Baderoon

Gabeba Baderoon, Associate Professor of Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and African Studies

3:30pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, November 11

Swiss Re's Career Exploration Program - Understanding the Brand and Opportunities (Session 3 - Virtual)

Swiss Re's Career Exploration Program (CEP) provides an enriching opportunity for students of all different backgrounds to engage with experts in their...

3pm
Virtual Event
“America’s Disenfranchised: Why Restoring Their Vote Can Save the Soul of Our Democracy”

For Desmond Meade, the right to vote is not simply a bedrock of American democracy. It is a personal struggle. He knows what it’s like to lose that right and...

Ethics of Policing Panel

A panel discussion exploring what ethical principles should guide policy and law in promoting public safety. New York University Press recently released The...

Ethics in Science & Medicine Food Drive and Bioethics Informational Session

The Penn State undergraduate Ethics in Medicine & Science RSO will host a Food Drive and Bioethics and Medical Humanities (BMH) Informational Session on...

Friday, November 12

Political Science Colloquium: Rachael Hinkle

Rachael Hinkle, a political scientist from University at Buffalo, The State University of New York“Invisible Losers: The Fate of ‘Have-nots’ in the U.S....

10am
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, November 15

Recruiter Virtual Office Hours - ALKU

Great recruiting requires great effort, and our efforts are measured in all of the right places to ensure optimized delivery and results. Our highly skilled...

10am
Virtual Event
 CMLIT Luncheon with Galin Tihanov

"Beyond Circulation: World Literature and the Problem of the Text" Galin Tihanov Queen Mary University of London Galin Tihanov is the George Steiner...

Bundestag

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...

Tuesday, November 16

Collage including a book cover of "Slave Old Man," two drawings, and photograph of nuns, nurses, and soldiers.

“Poetics of the Tracée: Flight as a Praxis of Creolizing and Decolonizing Identity in the Work of Patrick Chamoiseau” - Aaron Witcher, Department of French...

Alumni Career Conversation: Human Resources

Join us for our monthly series "Alumni Career Conversations" when one alumni mentor from our Alumni Mentor Program joins us to share more about their career...

4pm
Virtual Event
Andrew Yang and Charlie Dent: The Future of America's Two-Party System

As another election cycle approaches, people across the political spectrum are concerned about how the spread of Trumpism will impact American...

4:30pm
Virtual Event

Wednesday, November 17

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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. MPP students ShiAnne Mack and Rebecca LaBelle...

Thursday, November 18

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2021 Bennett Lecture in Prevention Science

Guillermo "Willy" Prado, Ph.D. Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs; Dean of the Graduate School; and Professor of Nursing and Health Studies, Public Health...

4pm
Virtual Event
Filmabend

Join the German Graduate Student Association and the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures for film screenings at 7:00 p.m. EDT in...

Friday, November 19

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NCA conference

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

Saturday, November 20

NCA

NCA

NCA conference

The Holocaust and History

Students enrolled in HIST/JST 426 The Holocaust and History will have the opportunity to deepen their understanding of key issues surrounding the Holocaust...

5pm
Virtual Event

Sunday, November 21

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NCA conference

Monday, November 22

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NCA conference

October 26 - November 24, 2021

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