School of Humanities

December 1: Behrend Holiday Sing-Along

Behrend Section: 
School of Humanities
Student Activities

The second-annual Holiday Sing-Along will be held Monday, Dec. 1.Nothing signals the start of the holiday season like the singing of a few wintertide carols.

This year, the Choirs of Penn State Behrend and the Young People’s Chorus of Erie invite you to sing along.

November 6-8, 13-15: "A View from the Bridge" at Studio Theatre

Behrend Section: 
School of Humanities
Student Activities
Rub Desk
News & Events

Arthur Miller’s “A View from the Bridge” pivots on a New York longshoreman’s decision to betray his immigrant relatives. Miller finished the play in 1956, the same year he was called before Sen. Joseph McCarthy’s House Un-American Activities Committee.

The choice he faced, both on and off the page, showed a darker side of the American Dream: At what point will a man striving for a better life turn his back to those who are most like him?

December 14: YPC to Perform with Jim Brickman During 'On a Winter’s Night'

Behrend Section: 
School of Humanities
Research and Outreach

The Young People Chorus of Erie will perform alongside Jim Brickman during his “On a Winter’s Night” concert.The Young People’s Chorus of Erie has been invited to sing alongside Grammy-nominated songwriter and pianist Jim Brickman during his Dec. 14 concert at the Warner Theatre.

November 12: Dr. Shalini Puri, "Towards an Interdisciplinary Humanities"

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School of Humanities

 

Dr. Janet Neigh will present the first speaker in the Reimagining the Humanities Speaker Series, Dr. Shalini Puri, Associate Professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh. Her talk is titled “Towards a Disciplinary Humanities: A Scholar’s Journey Through the Grenada Revolution” and will take place on November 12 at 4:30 p.m. in the Metzgar Lobby. 

November 16: Choirs of Penn State Behrend to Perform 'Dona nobis pacem'

Behrend Section: 
School of Humanities
Student Activities

"Dona nobis pacem," the fall concert from the Choirs of Penn State Behrend, will be performed on Sunday, Nov. 16.A performance of Karl Jenkins’ “The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace” will headline this year’s Penn State Behrend Chamber Singers and Concert Choir’s fall concert.

November 18: Dr. Wendy Manning to Discuss Intimate Partner Violence

Behrend Section: 
School of Humanities
CORE

  

Intimate partner violence is most prevalent among young adults, but what causes this serious — but preventable — health problem to develop?

November 12: Sonic Escape Performs in The Logan Series

Behrend Section: 
School of Humanities

Sonic Escape will perform in the Logan Series when it returns to Behrend on Wednesday, Nov. 12.What do you get when you take three Juilliard graduates, equip them with a flute, violin and cello, and throw in some wicked dance moves and honest candor?

Daredevils with instruments. Or, to be more precise, Sonic Escape, the next performers in Music at Noon: The Logan Series at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

October 23: "Trans 101" Presentation with Helen Boyd

Behrend Section: 
School of Humanities
Student Activities

Helen Boyd will discuss transgender issues on Thursday, Oct. 23, at Penn State Behrend.For more than a decade, Helen Boyd has been a leader and advocate when it comes to transgender issues. She voices her opinions through her blog as well as her memoirs, “My Husband Betty” and “She’s Not the Man I Married.”