Fission, Penn State Harrisburg's student-edited fall literary journal, is seeking submissions of creative writing and graphic art from all current Penn State students for its 2020 issue. The submission period closes on Friday, Oct. 16 at midnight.
Sundance Award-winning filmmakers Cristina Ibarra and Alex Rivera will participate in a discussion after an online screening of their film "The Infiltrators" at 6:30 p.m. this Friday, October 9, open to all campuses and their communities. The event is co-presented by the Latina/o Studies Program and Penn State’s Sustainability Institute as part of the "Intersections: How We Respond" film series and Penn State’s Hispanic Heritage Month. Attendees can sign up at: intersections.psu.edu/the-infiltrators.
“Murder in the Garment District: The Grip of Organized Crime and the Decline of Labor in the United States,” a new book by Penn State Harrisburg faculty Catherine Rios, associate professor of humanities and communications, and David Witwer, professor of history and American studies, delves into corruption, coercion and crime and its effects on American organized labor, as well as the country’s complicated relationship with organized labor.
Heather Witherow has not allowed current events to dampen her hopes for making positive change in the world. She has spearheaded a peaceful movement aimed at promoting equality that she has named Project Unity. The online art gallery invites submissions from the entire Penn State community and beyond.
Two vocal ensembles at Penn State Harrisburg had to get creative to prepare for a spring concert that would now be held virtually. Some 35 singers from both ensembles used rehearsal tracks created using Finale, a digital notation program.
A recent production of the Greek tragedy “Oedipus Rex,” performed by the Penn State Harrisburg Capital Players Theatre Club, incorporated technologically forward staging and design elements different than anything seen before from Penn State Harrisburg students.