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Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Pennsylvania Jewish History: Virtual and Real
Prof. Elyana Adler (PSU) will explore how Pennsylvania’s unique Jewish history fits into the broader narrative of American Jewish history. She will also offer suggestions for sources and sites for further historical and genealogical research. Free pro...
Foxdale Village
State College, PA

Thu 2/1/18 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Marc Edwards: The Water Crises in Flint and Washington, D.C.
The 2001-2004 Washington D.C. water crisis, which exposed an unsuspecting population to high levels of lead, a potent neurotoxin, was perpetrated by multiple government agencies whose mission it was to protect public health. Marc Edwards collaborated with ...
Juniata College – Brumbaugh Academic Center
State College, PA

Tue 2/6/18 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
The Art of Poetry
Andi Stout, lecturer, Department of English. Surround yourself in visual and verbal imagery while Penn State poets, storytellers, and other literary friends read their latest work in a feast for the eyes and ears. Poet Andi Stout originally hails fr...
Penn State University – Palmer Museum
University Park, PA

Wed 2/7/18 at 12:10pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
International Law Under President Trump: A One-Year Assessment with John Bellinger
John Bellinger, a former legal adviser to the U.S. Department of State under President George W. Bush, will give a talk entitled “International Law Under President Trump: A One-Year Assessment.” Bellinger is a graduate of Princeton University’s Woodrow Wil...
Penn State School of International Affairs & School of Law – Lewis Katz Bldg.
University Park, PA

Thu 2/8/18 at 4pm-5:30pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Stories for Little Eyes and Ears: One book + one work of art
The Gruffalo (1999) by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler + Forest Scene (1868) by William Trost Richards. Families and friends with young children are welcome to gather for a story and discussion at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday mornings.
Penn State University – Palmer Museum
University Park, PA

Sat 2/10/18 at 11am-11:45am
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Stories for Little Eyes and Ears: One book + one work of art
Bag in the Wind (2010) by Ted Kooser, illustrated by Barry Root + Ona (2014) by Aurora Robson. Families and friends with young children are welcome to gather for a story and discussion at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday mornings.
Penn State University – Palmer Museum
University Park, PA

Sat 2/17/18 at 11am-11:45am
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Stories for Little Eyes and Ears: One book + one work of art
Dream Something Big: The Story of the Watts Towers (2011) by Dianna Hutts Aston, illustrated by Susan L. Roth + Doc/Pride/Humility (2011) by Bonnie Collura. Families and friends with young children are welcome to gather for a story and discussion at 11:...
Penn State University – Palmer Museum
University Park, PA

Sat 2/24/18 at 11am-11:45am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Juniata College's Bailey Oratorical Contest
Show your support for one of Juniata's longest standing traditions! The Communication Department invites all members of the Juniata community to attend the Bailey Oratorical speech contest.
Juniata College – Halbritter Center for the Performing Arts
Huntingdon, PA

Tue 2/27/18 at 7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Plastics@thePalmer Artist Lecture: Visual Activism
Zanele Muholi, artist. Zanele Muholi is an internationally celebrated portrait photographer and human rights activist based in Johannesburg. Her work focuses on the rampant violence against sexual minorities in South Africa and elsewhere, and was featu...
Penn State University – Palmer Museum
University Park, PA

Tue 3/13/18 at 4:30pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
The Art of Poetry
Gabeba Baderoon, associate professor of women’s, gender, and sexuality studies, and African Studies. Surround yourself in visual and verbal imagery while Penn State poets, storytellers, and other literary friends read their latest work in a feast for t...
Penn State University – Palmer Museum
University Park, PA

Wed 3/14/18 at 12:10pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Stories for Little Eyes and Ears: One book + one work of art
Sidewalk Flowers (2015) by JonArno Lawson, illustrated by Sydney Smith + Aspects of the City (1986) by Dorothy Dehner. Families and friends with young children are welcome to gather for a story and discussion at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday mornings.
Penn State University – Palmer Museum
University Park, PA

Sat 3/17/18 at 11am-11:45am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Plastics@thePalmer Entangled Conversation: Flexible Consumption: Plastics and the American Ecology of Oil
Brian Black, professor of history and environmental studies, and head, Arts and Humanities Division, Penn State Altoona
Penn State University – Palmer Museum
University Park, PA

Fri 3/23/18 at 12:10pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books)
Stories for Little Eyes and Ears: One book + one work of art
One Plastic Bag: Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of the Gambia (2015) by Miranda Paul, illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon + Akpalakpa II (Weave) (2012) by Ifeoma U. Anyaeji. Families and friends with young children are welcome to gather for a story a...
Penn State University – Palmer Museum
University Park, PA

Sat 3/24/18 at 11am-11:45am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Plastics@thePalmer Entangled Conversation: Plastic Natures: Of (Wo)men and Money
Sajay Samuel, clinical professor of accounting, Smeal College of Business.
Penn State University – Palmer Museum
University Park, PA

Fri 3/30/18 at 12:10pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word, Museum
The Art of Poetry
Sara J. Grossman, visiting fellow, Center for Humanities and Information. Surround yourself in visual and verbal imagery while Penn State poets, storytellers, and other literary friends read their latest work in a feast for the eyes and ears. Sara J. G...
Penn State University – Palmer Museum
University Park, PA

Wed 4/4/18 at 12:10pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Plastics@thePalmer Artist Lecture: On Digital Colonialism and Monstrosity
Foster Auditorium, Paterno Library Morehshin Allahyari, artist. Born and raised in Iran, Morehshin Allahyari is a new-media artist and activist who has lived in the United States since 2007. In this lecture, she will reflect on the relationship betwee...
Penn State University – Pattee-Paterno Libraries
University Park, PA

Fri 4/6/18 at 10am-10:45am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Poetry Reading/Spoken Word, Museum
Plastics@thePalmer Entangled Conversation: Thoughts on Styrofoam: A Reading
Evelyn Reilly, New York-based poet and author of Styrofoam (2009) and Apocalypso (2012). Co-sponsored by the Humanities Institute, Sustainability Institute, Department of English, and the Friends of the Palmer Museum of Art.
Penn State University – Palmer Museum
University Park, PA

Fri 4/6/18 at 12:10pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: Family/Child (Books), Museum
Stories for Little Eyes and Ears: One book + one work of art
The Very Bumpy Bus Ride (1983) by Michaela Muntean, illustrated by Bernard Wiseman + On the Local (1925) by Joseph Pollet. Families and friends with young children are welcome to gather for a story and discussion at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday mornings.
Penn State University – Palmer Museum
University Park, PA

Sat 4/7/18 at 11am-11:45am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Art Talk, Museum
Plastics@thePalmer Artist Lecture: Plasto-Art: An Eco-Aesthetic Process of Remaking
Ifeoma U. Anyaeji, artist. Noted artist Ifeoma U. Anyaeji draws on Nigerian hair plaiting (threading) and traditional basketry and fabric weaving techniques as she imbues mundane materials with surprising significance and intricate design. Anyaeji will dis...
Penn State University – Palmer Museum
University Park, PA

Tue 4/10/18 at 4:30pm-5:10pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Art Talk, Museum
Plastics@thePalmer Entangled Conversation: M.A.K.E. 3D and Experiential STEAM LEARNING
Aaron Knochel, assistant professor of art education.
Penn State University – Palmer Museum
University Park, PA

Fri 4/13/18 at 12:10pm-1pm
    

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