School of Humanities

April 20: Mary Biddinger, Creative Writers Reading Series

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School of Humanities

 

Mary Biddinger will read excerpts from her works when the 2016-17 edition of the Smith Creative Writers Reading Series resumes on Thursday, April 20, at Penn State Behrend. Her 6 p.m. reading and the reception that will precede it are free and open to the public. Both events will be held in the Larry and Kathryn Smith Chapel.

April 13-14: Gender Conference

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School of Humanities

This year, the conference will explore the meaning of gender and community. What does it mean to teach about gender and live gender within our geographically individual communities? How about across our college communities? In what ways are we defining community, and whose voices count? How do community expectations impact how we express gender and/or sexuality?

Proposals that address community in various fields are encouraged. Below is a suggested (not exhaustive or prescriptive) list of potential panels or roundtable topics:

March 23: Small Press and Publishing Panel

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School of Humanities

 

This event invites publicists, editors and others to discuss the small press and publishing world and their view of it as it currently stands. Co-sponsored by the English, Creative Writing and Communication programs with support from the School of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Participants include:

April 13: Mecca Jamilah Sullivan, Creative Writers Reading Series

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School of Humanities

 

Mecca Jamilah Sullivan, Ph.D., will read excerpts from her works when the 2016-17 edition of the Smith Creative Writers Reading Series resumes on Thursday, April 13, at Penn State Behrend. Her 6 p.m. reading and the reception that will precede it are free and open to the public. Both events will be held in the Larry and Kathryn Smith Chapel.

March 30-31: Digital Media Festival

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School of Humanities

 

Various speakers and local professionals will gather with students and faculty alike on topics related to Digital Media’s current trends. Most workshops and presentations will occur in the Reed building conference rooms and auditorium, with some events to take place at Metzgar Lobby, the Dobbins Special Events room and the Planetarium. More information to be announced soon.

For up-to-date information, follow the Digital Media Festival Facebook page.

March 30: Teresa Milbrodt, Creative Writers Reading Series

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School of Humanities

 

Teresa Milbrodt will read excerpts from her works when the 2016-17 edition of the Smith Creative Writers Reading Series resumes on Thursday, March 30, at Penn State Behrend. Her 6 p.m. reading and the reception that will precede it are free and open to the public. Both events will be held in the Larry and Kathryn Smith Chapel.

March 20: Trio Nova Mundi Performs in The Logan Series

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School of Humanities

 

Trio Nova Mundi will perform at Penn State Behrend as part of Music at Noon, the Logan Series. The performance takes place on Monday, March 20, at noon in the McGarvey Commons of the Reed Union Building. Admission is free, and reserved parking for audience members will be available in the Reed lot.

From the website of Trio Nova Mundi:

February 23: Annual Behrend Reads Event

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School of Humanities

 

Faculty and staff of Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, will gather to read from their creative work. Participants will be announced at a later date. 

The event will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, February 23, in Penn State Behrend’s Larry and Kathryn Smith Chapel.

This event is free and open to the public.

February 14: Olga Performs in The Logan Series

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School of Humanities

 

Olga will perform at Penn State Behrend as part of Music at Noon, the Logan Series. The performance takes place on Tuesday, February 14, at noon in the McGarvey Commons of the Reed Union Building. Admission is free, and reserved parking for audience members will be available in the Reed lot.

From the website of Olga

January 27: Duo Anime Performs in The Logan Series

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School of Humanities

 

Duo Anime will perform at Penn State Behrend as part of Music at Noon, the Logan Series. The performance takes place on Friday, January 27, at noon in the McGarvey Commons of the Reed Union Building. Admission is free, and reserved parking for audience members will be available in the Reed lot.

From the website of Duo Anime: