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Humanities News

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 10:11am

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 - 12:10pm

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 - 5:11pm

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 - 9:29am

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.

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 1:26pm
Student with video camera

Penn State Harrisburg hosted more than 80 high school students on October 14 for a student journalism competition. Supported by the Pennsylvania School Press Association and Penn State’s journalism department, the event featured guest speaker Lu Chekowsky, vice president, creative director of on-air promotions for MTV. 

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 10:00am

Penn State Harrisburg recently presented Alumni Achievement Awards to one graduate of each of the five academic schools who demonstrates outstanding professional accomplishment. The awards, bestowed during the Alumni Awards Dinner on October 16, honor a diverse collection of talents and accomplishments from across the college.

See photos of Alumni Achievement Award Winners

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 8:39am

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Penn State Harrisburg library and School of Humanities will host “Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle,” a free film screening and discussion series focused on the Civil Rights Movement.  The film series begins on October 14 at 6:30 p.m. in the library Morrison Gallery and includes the following:

Thu, 06/26/2014 - 1:32pm

The American Studies program in the Penn State Harrisburg School of Humanities has welcomed Harika Zöhre to campus.  Zöhre is a visiting scholar from Mersin University, Turkey, where she serves as a research assistant in folklore studies.

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 9:57am

Four Penn State Harrisburg School of Humanities students recently presented creative written works at Susquehanna University’s tenth annual Undergraduate Literature and Creative Writing Conference.  This is the second year that Penn State Harrisburg students have been accepted in to the conference.

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 11:15am

Dr. Kathryn Robinson, director of Penn State Harrisburg’s School of Humanities and professor of theatre and humanities, a native of Beaver, PA, was recently inducted into the College of Fellows of the American Theatre at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.

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