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Humanities News

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 11:54am

Penn State Harrisburg will host guest artist, Elizabeth Strickler as part of its 1+1 game. Strickler will speak on virtual and embodied worlds on Thursday, March 26 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in the Educational Activities Building, Room 103.

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 10:07am
Dr. Rodney Zink

Dr. Rodney Zink, assistant professor of English and humanities, will present “Addressing the Elephant in the Room: Grammar, Pedagogy, and the 21st Century Language Learner” on Wednesday, February 25 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Wed, 02/04/2015 - 2:23pm

Dr. Lei Cai, senior lecturer of sociology at Wuhan University, Hubei Province, People's Republic of China has joined Penn State Harrisburg’s American studies program as an International Resident Scholar.  Her tenure began in January 2015 and will continue until the end of December 2015.

Mon, 02/02/2015 - 1:07pm
Copus and Yang direct community art project

Illustrated by vacant, decaying buildings, blight is a crisis facing many communities – forgotten structures that pose serious safety and health risks, diminish the value of surrounding homes and businesses, and create a haven for criminal activity.

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 5:09pm

Dr. Heidi Pierce, instructor in English composition in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities, will present “Politicizing the Arts and Crafts Movement: Mary De Morgan’s ‘Bread of Discontent’” on Wednesday, January 28, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Mon, 12/22/2014 - 10:34am
Semontee Mitra

Semontee Mitra, a doctoral candidate in the American Studies program at Penn State Harrisburg and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania resident, received the Jonathan T. Yeh Award for Student Scholarship in Asian and Asian American Folklore, given by the Transnational Asia/Pacific Section of the American Folklore Society.

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 11:11am

Dr. Gloria B. Clark, associate professor of humanities and Spanish in Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities, will present a discussion titled, “Juan Ruiz de Alarcón: Voicing Disability in Early Modern Spain” on Wednesday, November 12, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge on campus.

Wed, 11/05/2014 - 1:10pm

Emilia Yang, a communications graduate student and Nicaragua native currently living in Harrisburg, received the Top Student Paper award and Kappa Tau Alpha research award in the Communication and Technology division at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) 2014 annual convention in Montreal, Canada. 

Tue, 11/04/2014 - 6:11pm

Penn State Harrisburg will welcome Susan Russell, associate professor of theatre and Penn State laureate for 2014-15, on November 10 at 2 p.m. in the Olmsted Building Gallery Lounge. 

Russell will present a discussion titled “Dignity: Changing Comments into Contributions" and meet with students.

Mon, 10/27/2014 - 10:29am

As part of Penn State Harrisburg's Communications Speaker Series, Amanda Mustard, an award winning photojournalist, will present her work on Thursday, October 30 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the campus Capital Union Building Student Center.

A 23-year-old, self-taught photojournalist whose career has already taken her around the globe, Mustard will present on her recent projects in Egypt, China, and Thailand.

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