March 27 - April 26, 2023
Tuesday, March 28
In this presentation, I propose a thinking of failure that might potentially be truer to failure itself. Common understandings of failure and even current...
Thursday, March 30
This event will feature readings and conversations with two poets—Mihaela Moscaliuc and Michael Waters.
Tuesday, April 4
Event for students interested in the English major or minors and for current majors. We’ll be hanging out and writing collaborative stories. Food and...
Wednesday, April 5
Lecture sponsored by the Digital Culture and Media Initiative, Department of English This talk addresses mainstream literary fiction written by American...
Thursday, April 6
This event will feature readings and conversations with two poets—David Keplinger and Jenny Molberg.
Monday, April 10
In the fall of 2019, John Hendrickson wrote a groundbreaking story for The Atlantic about Joe Biden’s decades-long journey with stuttering, as well as his...
Tuesday, April 11
John Hendrickson, Penn State alumnus and author of Life on Delay: Making Peace with a Stutter, joins members of our Department of English to talk about...
Thursday, April 13
Lecture sponsored by the Digital Culture and Media Initiative, Department of English This talk suggests how literary studies might be viably described as...
Abby Minor lives in the ridges and valleys of central Pennsylvania, where she works on poems, essays, drawings, and projects exploring reproductive politics....
Wednesday, April 19
How do drone technologies imagine an automated public sphere? This talk analyzes early experiments with drone aircraft to show how automation and machine...
Friday, April 21
Labor disputes, body politics, racial injustice: professional and collegiate athletics are no mere fun and games, but microcosms of American sociopolitical...