School of Humanities

Nearly 100 Scholarly Works Showcased at College Faculty Publication Reception

Nearly 100 scholarly works were showcased at the College Faculty Publication Reception on Thursday, April 10.The scholarly works of more than 50 faculty members were on display Thursday, April 10, at the College Faculty Publication Reception at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

April 24: Brian Doyle to Read as Part of Creative Writers Reading Series

Behrend Section: 
School of Humanities

Brian Doyle will speak April 24 as part of the final Creative Writers Reading Series presentation for 2014.Do you ever feel overwhelmed? Feel like you need to get away?

Declan O’Donnell acts on that feeling as the protagonist in The Plover, the latest novel from author Brian Doyle.

March 31: Artist Steve Kurtz

Behrend Section: 
School of Humanities

Artist and founder of the CAE Steve Kurtz will visit Penn State Behrend, Monday, March 31.Artist Steve Kurtz will discuss his career in activist art as well as the Critical Art Ensemble (CAE) during his visit to Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, on Monday, March 31.

April 3: David Shumate Reading

Behrend Section: 
School of Humanities

David Shumate will read from his latest book when the Creative Writers Reading Series returns April 3 to Behrend.The Cider Press Review describes David Shumate’s poetry as “innate lyricism and imagism rarely seen even in conventional lyric free verse.” This spring Shumate brings that unique style to Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

John Gamble Receives Penn State Award for Distinguished Teaching

John Gamble Jr., distinguished professor of political science and international law, has received the 2014 Milton S. Eisenhower Award for Distinguished Teaching.

The award recognizes excellence in teaching and student support among tenured faculty who dedicate a major portion of their duties to undergraduate teaching. Milton S. Eisenhower was the brother of U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower; he served as president of Penn State from 1950 to 1956.

April 11-12: Sexuality and Gender Studies at Penn State

Behrend Section: 
School of Humanities
Educational Equity & Diversity

About the Conference

Representatives from thirteen campuses from across the Pennsylvania State University will gather together for this unprecedented conference on LGBTQ issues. Panels and workshops are free and open to the public. Students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community members are warmly welcomed! Topics include:

March 27: Author Laura van den Berg to Read as Part of Creative Writers Reading Series

Behrend Section: 
School of Humanities

Laura van den Berg will read from "Isle of Youth" when the Creative Writers Reading Series resumes March 27.In “Isle of Youth,” Laura van den Berg explores the lives of women mired in secrecy and deception. In one story, a newlywed finds herself caught in an inscrutable marriage. Another follows a teenager, who assists her magician mother and steals from the audience.

Gary Viebranz, D.M.A.

Senior Lecturer in Music
Director of Instrumental Ensembles
Office Location: 
143 Kochel
Phone: 
(814) 898 6289
Email: 

Profile

G. Scott Rispin, M.F.A.

Lecturer in Art
Office Location: 
#6 CH Annex 3
Phone: 
(814) 898 6638

Profile