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Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Film
Liberated: The New Sexual Revolution
Filmmakers explore how pop culture shapes a new generation's beliefs about gender, sexuality, and violence on display among students on spring break. Following the free film screening, there will be a panel discussion with the director, students, and other...
The State Theatre
State College, PA

Tue 2/19/19 at 7pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Jes Baker: Change the World, Love Your Body
Jes Baker speaks about the importance of body autonomy, self-esteem, mental health, social justice, and diversity. She is an author, international speaker, and blogger with a background in mental health. She's worked as a BHT, psychosocial rehabilitation s...
Penn State University – HUB-Robeson Center
University Park, PA

Wed 2/20/19 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, History/Science
"Before the Human: Africans, Sovereigns & Slaves"
This talk by Dr. Bennett asks how might the focus on eighteenth-century race and commodification obscure earlier and equally expansive ideas about difference and dispossession? In taking up this question as a conceptual starting point, the talk charts a d...
Penn State University – Willard Building
University Park, PA

Thu 2/21/19 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Seniors
Celebrate Moving Towards Harmony Lunch & Learn
Harmony at State College invites you to attend a program addressing why families delay a move to personal care and how to ease the transition. A certified senior move manager and downsizing expert, Bridget Donnelly, will give the presentation.
Toftrees Golf Resort and Conference Center
State College, PA

Thu 2/21/19 at 12pm-1pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Community Event
GriefShare Loss of a Spouse
Widowed? Help is here and hope is possible. Do you dread the lonely days and nights? Wonder what to do with your spouse’s belongings? Feel like your brain is in a fog? Unsure of how you’ll go on? At a Loss of a Spouse seminar you’ll discover: Other...
Christ Community Church
State College, PA

Wed 2/27/19 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Poetry Reading/Spoken Word
Poet Kimiko Hahn to Read as Fisher Family Writer-in-Residence
Penn State University – Foster Auditorium
University Park, PA

Wed 2/27/19 at 7:30pm-9pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Social Event, General
Divorce Care
Divorce Care is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. Don’t go through separation or divorce alone.
Christ Community Church
State College, PA

Wed 3/6/19 at 6:30pm-8pm
Wed 3/13/19 at 6:30pm-8pm
Wed 3/20/19 at 6:30pm-8pm
Wed 3/27/19 at 6:30pm-8pm
Wed 4/3/19 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Community Event
GriefShare
The group meets weekly to offer empathy and support to people who have lost a loved one.
Christ Community Church
State College, PA

Wed 3/6/19 at 6:30pm-8pm
Wed 3/13/19 at 6:30pm-8pm
Wed 3/20/19 at 6:30pm-8pm
Wed 3/27/19 at 6:30pm-8pm
Wed 4/3/19 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Centre County Genealogical Society: I have my DNA, Now What?
Kelli Bergheimer will help us understand our DNA results. We’ll learn the basics, important vocabulary, and some valuable resources and methods to help understand autosomal DNA matches and make them work for us!
Foxdale Village
State College, PA

Thu 3/7/19 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Rachel Cargle: Unpacking White Feminism
Rachel Cargle is an activist, writer, and lecturer. Her activist and academic work are rooted in providing intellectual discourse, tools, and resources that explore the intersection of race and womanhood. Her social media platforms boast a community of mor...
Penn State University – HUB-Robeson Center
University Park, PA

Wed 3/20/19 at 6:30pm-8pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings, Talks/Lectures
"The Racial Logics of Extraction"
Through an ethnographic engagement with the politics of frontier making in Honduras, Dr. Loperena interrogates the racial logics of the extractivist development agenda that cohered in the wake of the 2009 coup. This developmental mandate is crucially bound...
Penn State University – Willard Building
University Park, PA

Thu 3/21/19 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Signing/Readings
"The Denial of Anti-Blackness: Multiracial Redemption and Black Suffering"
This talk by Dr. Vargas will invite the audience to consider the concept of anti-blackness and the challenges of Black autonomous analysis and political organizing. He will bring to light how progressive research and progressive multiracial efforts that ad...
Penn State University – Willard Building
University Park, PA

Wed 4/17/19 at 6pm-7pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Class/Workshop
How to Climb Your Family Tree: A One-Day Workshop for Beginning Genealogists
What’s the best way to get started? What, no birth certificates in 1840? What free resources are there to use? Which “information” should I believe? Which John Smith is “mine”? Preregistration required. For registration or info, email education@...
Foxdale Village
State College, PA

Sat 5/4/19 at 9:45am-3pm
    

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