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Humanities News

Mon, 04/21/2014 - 3:41pm
Pavel Sládek

Penn State Harrisburg will welcome scholar Pavel Sládek to campus for a lecture on early-modern Jewish ethnography on Wednesday, April 23 at noon in the campus library Morrison Gallery.

His work analyzes an unknown manuscript ethnography of Jews by the Catholic priest Karel Jugl and examines the functions of authenticity in this and other Early-Modern Jewish ethnographies.

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:01pm
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Students in Craig Welsh’s Advanced Graphic Design class at Penn State Harrisburg this semester constructed an 8' x 42' panorama of the text of the Gettysburg Address, which they crafted out of cardboard boxes and painstakingly hand-cut each letter.  The panorama made its world premiere at the recent National Gettysburg Address Competition, where it served as the backdrop.

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 2:16pm

Penn State Harrisburg is now offering a graduate certificate in Folklore and Ethnography. The 15-credit graduate certificate program provides students with skills and practices used in projects and institutions of folklore and ethnography.  

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 3:25pm

To honor the many contributions of the late Dr. Louise Hoffman, associate professor of Humanities, Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities will dedicate a memorial bench on Friday, April 4 at 9:30 a.m. on Vartan Plaza near the campus bookstore.

Dr. Hoffman was a dedicated faculty member in the School of Humanities, from 1985 until her death in 2010.  She taught courses in history and humanities, about which she was passionate. 

Tue, 04/01/2014 - 2:13pm

Penn State Harrisburg will present an Academic Perspectives on Current Events panel titled Digital Engagements:  The 2012 NEA Survey and the Changing Face of the Arts, on Wednesday, April 2, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge. 

Tue, 03/18/2014 - 11:45am
Publishing

Penn State Harrisburg faculty and staff will discuss their works, published during the past year, at the college’s annual Creativity, Publishing, and Book Signing Celebration on March 20 at 3 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge. 

Thu, 03/06/2014 - 6:17pm

Penn State Harrisburg will begin offering an integrated undergraduate-graduate program in American Studies beginning in summer 2014. This is the second program of this kind at Penn State Harrisburg.  The college also offers an integrated program in Computer Science.

Mon, 02/24/2014 - 1:07pm

Dr. Robin Veder, associate professor of Art History and Visual Culture and Humanities at Penn State Harrisburg will use iPad minis in her Interdisciplinary Humanities class for students to record “body culture” practices on campus.

Mon, 02/24/2014 - 1:07pm

Dr. Robin Veder, associate professor of Art History and Visual Culture and Humanities at Penn State Harrisburg will use iPad minis in her Interdisciplinary Humanities class for students to record “body culture” practices on campus.

Wed, 01/22/2014 - 12:36pm
Susan Leviton

Penn State Harrisburg will welcome Susan Leviton for a gallery opening and discussion on Thursday, January 23, at noon in the campus library Morrison Gallery.

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