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October 13 - November 11, 2019

Monday, October 14

Graduate Career Diversity Panel

Four successful alumni from Liberal Arts disciplines will discuss their experiences in a range of careers on and off the tenure track. Discussion will...

GSLL Kinoabend: "Phoenix" film screening

Join the German Graduate Student Organization + the Department of Germanic & Slavic Languages and Literatures as we present this semester’s selection of...

Tuesday, October 15

Faculty Scholars in Residence Lecture Series: Judith Sierra-Rivera

The Ill Revolutionary Body and the Quest for Dignity in Puerto Rico:A Feminist Study of Pedro Albizu Campos’s Portraits This talk examines a series of...

A Conversation with Ambassador Kadyr Toktogulov

"A Conversation with Ambassador Kadyr Toktogulov: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kyrgyz Republic to the United States of America" Kadyr...

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...

An Evening with Quiara Alegría Hudes

Quiara Alegría Hudes, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Phillyrican playwright and coauthor with Lin-Manuel Miranda of In the Heights, will speak about the craft of...

Wednesday, October 16

Liberal Arts Academic Integrity Day

Stop by the Liberal Arts Academic Integrity table on the patio of Sparks Building (or the lobby in case of inclement weather) to write your personal...

"Integrating the Conservation of Language-Culture and Nature at UNESCO Natural World Heritage Sites in Africa"

Larry Gorenflo Dept. of Landscape Architecture and Geography "Integrating the Conservation of Language-Culture and Nature at UNESCO Natural World Heritage...

Child Study Center Speaker Series

Katie Witkiewitz, Ph.D. Regent's Professor Area Head: Quantitative/Methodology, Department of Psychology The University of New Mexico Alcohol Harm Reduction...

Etiquette Dinner sponsored by Enterprise

Ever find yourself in a formal dining situation and realize you're not sure which bread plate or glass is yours? Or which is the right fork to use? Or with a...

Incorporating Sources in Academic Writing: UNDERSTANDING PLAGIARISM

Do you worry about using citations correctly in your academic writing? THIS WORKSHOP WILL HELP YOU: - Learn strategies to avoid plagiarism in the U.S. -...

Thursday, October 17

Author Meets Critics: Jonathan H. Marks and "The Perils of Partnership"

AUTHOR MEETS CRITICS The Perils of Partnership: Industry Influence, Institutional Integrity, and Public Health (Oxford University Press, 2019) by...

German Club meeting

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, October 18

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 understand - Improve your...

Monday, October 21

27th Annual National Symposium on Family Issues

Families and Food Families play a crucial role in their members’ eating behaviors and orientations toward food. For example, responsive parenting practices...

Comparative Literature Luncheon

Katherine Zien (McGill Univeristy): "Rehearsing Revolution and Counterrevolution during Latin America's Cold War"

Western Michigan Graduate and Professional School Fair

Join us for the Western Michigan Graduate and Professional School Fair on Monday, Oct. 21 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the East Ballroom of the Bernhard Center.

Tuesday, October 22

27th Annual National Symposium on Family Issues

Families and Food Families play a crucial role in their members’ eating behaviors and orientations toward food. For example, responsive parenting practices...

Child Study Center Speaker Series

Kristina Olson, Ph.D. Professor of Psychology University of Washington Childhood Gender Diversity: Latest Findings and Current Controversies Abstract: ...

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...

ARC 2019 Nelson Mandela Lecture Series

Our Nelson Mandela Lecture Series speaker this year is renown Zimbabwean graphics designer and Professor Emeritus of Design at the Massachusetts College of...

The Renaissance of the Activist Athlete

Join Penn State's McCourtney Institute for Democracy and the College of the Liberal Arts at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. for a lecture on the...

Wednesday, October 23

2019 Grand Valley State University Graduate School Fair

Come join us at the Grand Valley State University Graduate School Fair, on Wednesday, October 23rd, from 10:30 - 1:30 PM in the Henry Hall Atrium.

Center for American Political Responsiveness Brown Bag: Chris Witko

Chris Witko, associate director of the School of Public Policy, will present "Hijacking the Agenda: How Campaign Donations Influence Congress." A light...

Michigan State University Graduate & Law School Fair

Join us for the Michigan State University Graduate & Law School Fair at the Spartan Stadium Office Tower on Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Red Weather Reading Series — Brian Brodeur

Poetry reading with Brian Brodeur. Brian Brodeur is the author of five collections of poetry including Every Hour Is Late (2019) and the chapbook Local...

Thursday, October 24

Penn State Graduate School Fair

Stop by and visit us at the Penn State Graduate School Fair on Thursday, October 24th from 11 AM - 3 PM in Alumni Hall

WGSS Coffee Hour Series

Join us for the launch of Hilary Malatino's book, Sexing the Monster: Intersexuality, Queer Embodiment, and Becoming, featuring Amanda Swarr,...

The 2019 Steven and Janice Brose Distinguished Lecture Series with Dr. Lorien Foote

The 2019 Steven and Janice Brose Distinguished Lecture Series will take place on Oct. 24–26 in Paterno Library’s Foster Auditorium. Dr. Lorien Foote,...

Friday, October 25

Focus on Pronunciation: THE RHYTHM OF 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...

Mark Shaw, Ph.D., Leia Droll, M.A., and Jess Kuperavage, Ph.D.

CAS Colloquium: Lessons from Alumni on Careers Outside the Academy

The 2019 Steven and Janice Brose Distinguished Lecture Series with Dr. Lorien Foote

The 2019 Steven and Janice Brose Distinguished Lecture Series will take place on Oct. 24–26 in Paterno Library’s Foster Auditorium. Dr. Lorien Foote,...

Saturday, October 26

The 2019 Steven and Janice Brose Distinguished Lecture Series with Dr. Lorien Foote

The 2019 Steven and Janice Brose Distinguished Lecture Series will take place on Oct. 24–26 in Paterno Library’s Foster Auditorium. Dr. Lorien Foote,...

Monday, October 28

Comparative Literature Luncheon

Steve Heine (Florida International University): “THE FIVE HOUSES OF ZEN BUDDHISM: Historical and Rhetorical Scope of a Ubiquitous Song-Dynasty Religious Trope.”

Red Weather Reading Series — Camille-Yvette Welsch

Poetry reading with Camille-Yvette Welsch. Camille-Yvette Welsch is the author of FULL and The Four Ugliest Children in Christendom. Her work has appeared...

Tuesday, October 29

Faculty Scholars in Residence Lecture Series: Jyoti Balachandran

Constructing the Self: Insights from an Early Modern Muslim Intellectual's Notebook Qutb al-Din Muhammad al-Nahrawali al-Makki(d. 1582), a Muslim...

Wednesday, October 30

Government and Public Sector Career Expo

The Criminal Justice Research Center invites you to attend our career exploration event! Network with representatives from crime, law, and policy to learn...

Government and Public Sector Career Expo: Crime, Law and Policy

Criminal Justice Research Center presents a Government and Public Sector Career Expo on Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Alumni Hall of the...

Thursday, October 31

Snack and (Get Ready To) Schedule

First-year students are invited to receive spring advising assistance on October 31. -Meet one-on-one with an Academic Adviser-Learn how to use the What-If...

 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...

German Club meeting

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, November 1

Elizabethtown College Job, Internship & Graduate School Expo

Join us for the Elizabethtown College Job, Internship & Graduate School Expo on Friday, November 1st from 10:30 AM- 1:30 PM in the Thompson Gymnasium.

Attending Academic Conferences

TIps from Faculty on Presenting Your Work and Yourself

Chimpin' The Blues with Robert Crumb & Jerry Zolten

Robert Crumb has been called the Bruegel of 20th Century America - which he flatly denies - but he is undeniably a fount of Sixties imagery, the founding...

Tuesday, November 5

Master of Public Policy Program Webinar

Want to know how you can boost your earning power, increase career options, and make an impact? Register for our next webinar! We have several sessions...

Wednesday, November 6

Center for American Political Responsiveness Brown Bag: Kevin Munger

Kevin Munger, assistant professor of political science, will present: "Forwards From Grandma: Baby Boomers and Online Political Communication." A light...

Colonialism Never Left Us: Tracing the Historical Roots of the Unfolding Cameroon Anglophone Minority Crisis

George Njung Asst. Professor, Dept. of History, University of Witwatersrand "Colonialism Never Left Us: Tracing the Historical Roots of the Unfolding...

Thursday, November 7

School of Public Policy IUG Info Session

Join us to learn about the Accelerated Integrated Undergraduate/ Graduate (IUG) Master of Public Policy degree option for sophomore and junior Criminology...

Lunch and Learn: Careers in Human Resources

Join TEKSystems to learn more about her career in human resources. Recruiters from TEKSystems will provide an overview of the broad field of HR including...

School of Public Policy IUG Info Session

Join us to learn about the Accelerated Integrated Undergraduate/ Graduate (IUG) Master of Public Policy degree option for sophomore and junior Criminology...

American Shakespeare Center will perform "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

The American Shakespeare Center (ASC) brings its 2019/20 National Tour to Penn State University Park with the performance of William Shakespeare’s "A...

Callan Wink to read as part of the Mary E. Rolling Reading Series

Callan Wink works as a fly fishing guide in Livingston, MT. His stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, Playboy, Men's Journal, The Best American...

Friday, November 8

Saturday, November 9

2019 CLA language teaching forum

Presenter: Leila Ranta, University of Alberta, Canada

Midwest Graduate and Professional School Summit

Join us at the 2019 Midwest Graduate and Professional School Summit on Saturday, November 9th, from 1-4 PM at Purdue Universities Stewart Center in Rooms...

Monday, November 11

GSLL Kinoabend: "Die Ehe der Maria Braun" film screening

Join the German Graduate Student Organization + the Department of Germanic & Slavic Languages and Literatures as we present this semester’s selection of...

October 13 - November 11, 2019

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