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Public Poetry Project honors Pennsylvania poets with public reading April 20

11 hours 12 min ago
The 17th annual public poetry reading to celebrate this year’s winning poets with connections to Pennsylvania will be held at 7:30 p.m. April 20 in Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library, on Penn State’s University Park campus.

Documentary and discussion to examine gender gap in computer science April 18

14 hours 55 min ago
“CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap,” a documentary film by Robin Hauser Reynolds that exposes the shortage of American female and minority software engineers, will be shown at 7 p.m. April 18 in Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library, on Penn State’s University Park campus.

Sundance Grand Jury winner ‘Sonita’ featured for Docunight screening April 5

Mon, 2017-03-27 17:11
“Sonita,” the 2016 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury winner, tells the story of a teenage refugee from Afghanistan who dreams of being a rapper, but instead is promised in matrimony to help support her family. The film will be shown as part of the “Docunight: Iran via Documentaries” series at 7 p.m. on April 5.

Lecture emphasizes importance of indigenous knowledge systems

Thu, 2017-03-23 07:22
A lecture by Kyle Whyte on the importance and opportunities for land-grant universities to collaborate with indigenous peoples and indigenous knowledge systems will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 6, in Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library on Penn State’s University Park campus.

Lecture emphasizes importance of indigenous knowledge systems

Thu, 2017-03-23 07:22
A lecture by Kyle Whyte on the importance and opportunities for land-grant universities to collaborate with indigenous peoples and indigenous knowledge systems will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 6, in Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library on Penn State’s University Park campus.

Docunight film screenings show Iran through a different lens

Wed, 2017-03-22 07:28
Docunight, a monthly screening presenting films about, around, or in Iran, or made by Iranians, will begin be held on the first Wednesday of every month during 2017. Library locations at University Park and Mont Alto will host the events on April 5, May 3, June 7, July 5, Aug. 2, Sept. 6, Oct. 4, Nov. 1, and Dec. 6, with the films announced two weeks prior to the screening date.

Libraries exhibit explores the world of plastics

Tue, 2017-03-21 14:41
A new University Libraries exhibit in Pattee Library, “Plastics: Knowledge and Information Taking Shape” explores the various manifestations of plastic, from plastic surgery to the plastic arts and features artifacts, photographs, and explanatory documentation about the Great Book Move, a book sculpture, and a display dedicated to the Maker Commons, the library’s 3D printing facilities. The exhibit is on display through August 9, 2017.

Linda Zerilli to deliver annual Kenneth Burke Memorial Lecture

Thu, 2017-03-16 16:42
Linda M.G. Zerilli, Charles E. Merriam Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science and professor of gender and sexuality studies at the University of Chicago, will deliver the Penn State Center for Democratic Deliberation’s annual Kenneth Burke Memorial Lecture in Room 101 of the Hintz Family Alumni Center at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 21.

Guest lecturer to address 'Big Science, Politics and the Press'

Wed, 2017-03-15 16:08
A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who has written for the Los Angeles Times for more than three decades will visit University Park to discuss “Big Science, Politics and the Press" on April 4.

Guest lecturer to address 'Big Science, Politics and the Press'

Wed, 2017-03-15 16:08
A Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who has written for the Los Angeles Times for more than three decades will visit University Park to discuss “Big Science, Politics and the Press" on April 4.

Comprehensive Rotrou bibliography published by Penn State University Libraries

Wed, 2017-03-15 09:18
A comprehensive bibliography of influential French poet and dramatist Jean de Rotrou, written by Penn State Liberal Arts Research Professor of French Literature Jean-Claude Vuillemin, is available online through the Penn State University Libraries' open access publishing service.

Comprehensive Rotrou bibliography published by Penn State University Libraries

Wed, 2017-03-15 09:18
A comprehensive bibliography of influential French poet and dramatist Jean de Rotrou, written by Penn State Liberal Arts Research Professor of French Literature Jean-Claude Vuillemin, is available online through the Penn State University Libraries' open access publishing service.

Holders' $1.2M donation funds educational resources, education scholarship

Wed, 2017-03-15 09:05
John and Barbara Holder, 1965 alumni of Penn State’s College of Education, have made a $1.2 million estate commitment to be shared equally between the University Libraries and the College of Education. Half of the funds will endow an educational resources collection, and the other half will support an undergraduate scholarship for education majors.

Libraries exhibit explores the world of plastics

Tue, 2017-03-14 14:41
A new University Libraries exhibit in Pattee Library, “Plastics: Knowledge and Information Taking Shape” explores the various manifestations of plastic, from plastic surgery to the plastic arts and features artifacts, photographs, and explanatory documentation about the Great Book Move, a book sculpture, and a display dedicated to the Maker Commons, the library’s 3D printing facilities. The exhibit is on display through August 9, 2017.

American Indian powwow to be held April 1 and 2

Tue, 2017-03-14 12:02
The 13th annual New Faces of an Ancient People Traditional American Indian Powwow will be held April 1-2 at Mount Nittany Middle School in Boalsburg. The event, featuring American Indian dancers and drum groups from communities and reservations across North America, is free and open to the public.

American Indian powwow to be held April 1 and 2

Tue, 2017-03-14 12:02
The 13th annual New Faces of an Ancient People Traditional American Indian Powwow will be held April 1-2 at Mount Nittany Middle School in Boalsburg. The event, featuring American Indian dancers and drum groups from communities and reservations across North America, is free and open to the public.

Multicultural event encourages dialogues on campus and in community

Tue, 2017-03-14 09:32
Members of the campus and community are invited to participate in intercultural dialogues with 15 Intensive English Communication Program international students and their Penn State student partners from 3 to 4 p.m. on March 29.

2017 Mann Lecture focuses on the art and information of dance notation

Wed, 2017-03-08 10:44
“Books, Bodies, and Circulations of Dancing in Early 18th-Century France and England” is the title of the talk by Linda Tomko, historian, performer, and embodier of dances past, for the 2017 Charles W. Mann Jr. Lecture in the Book Arts. The event is set for 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 30 in Foster Auditorium with a reception following the lecture.

Rolling Reading Series to feature author, writer-in-residence Sarah Manguso

Fri, 2017-03-03 14:51
Acclaimed author Sarah Manguso, this year’s Fisher Family Writer-in-Residence, will offer a free public reading of her work at 7:30 p.m. on March 22 in Paterno Library’s Foster Auditorium.

Brandywine designs discussion group using microgrant from University Libraries

Fri, 2017-03-03 14:33
Last summer, Penn State Brandywine instructors and librarians worked together to design a unique book discussion group for the Multilingual Student Course Cluster and Brandywine Learning.

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