Academic calendar information for all campuses is available online.
Jan. 16–Aug. 26, “What Big Eyes You Have! Looking at the Wolf in Fairy Tales”exhibition, Eberly Family Special Collections Library Exhibition Room, 104 Paterno Library.
Feb. 18-Aug. 13, “Depth of Field” exhibit, Diversity Studies Room, 203 Pattee Library, seeks to highlight the intersections of war in the Middle East with the history of war photograph
Mar. 27-July 31, “1968: Student Activism at Penn State and Beyond” exhibit, Highlighting archival documents, photographs, and books from The Eberly Family Special Collections, this exhibit ties into a College of the Liberal Arts project titled Moments of Change: Remembering ‘68. Learn more about this project at 1968.psu.edu. Barbara Hackman Atrium, Pattee Library.
Thursdays in July and Aug. 2: Pop Up library and Summer Fling with a Book events. Visit Pollock Commons for a unique collection of books every week, as well as wrapped “mystery” books for checkout. 5-7 p.m., Pollock Commons, University Park campus.
Friday, July 6: An Evening of Literary Reading.
In collaboration with Webster’s Bookstore and Café, the Woskob Family Gallery will host an evening of literary readings and refreshments. Nicole Miyashiro will present two new ekphrastic poems based on Diane Samuel’s piece, “Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas/Testimony Against Gertrude Stein,” on view in the exhibition. 7 p.m. at Websters Bookstore and Cafe, 133 E. Beaver Ave., State College.
Wednesday, July 11: Travel Research Awards Brown Bag Talks. “The Increased Divisiveness in Staffing the Federal Circuit Courts, 1891 to 2018,” a PhD dissertation by Matthew Carr, which seeks to explain the increased acrimony and partisanship surrounding the nomination and confirmation process of federal circuit court judges. Noon-1 p.m. in Mann Assembly Room, 103 Paterno Library, University Park campus.
Wednesday, July 11: Docunight: Iran via Documentaries.
Documentary films about or filmed in or around Iran, or made by Iranian filmmakers. All films have English subtitles and are free and open to the public. Every first Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m., Foster Auditorium.
Thursday, July 12: 2018 Lee Bennett Hopkins Award event. Join winner Nikki Grimes, who will receive her award and read from her award-winning book, One Last Word: Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance. 2:30-3:30 p.m., Downsbrough Community Room at Schlow Centre Region Library, 211 S. Allen Street, State College.
Wednesday, Aug. 10: Travel Research Awards Brown Bag Talks. “Borrowed Grandeur and Affected Grace: Crafting a Cosmopolitan Elite through Dance Instruction in the Eighteenth Century Atlantic World,” a discussion with Matthew Shifflett, Mary Ann O’Brian Malkin Research Travel Award winner, on his research project. Noon-1 p.m. in Mann Assembly Room, 103 Paterno Library, University Park campus.
Wednesday, Aug. 30: Travel Research Awards Brown Bag Talks. A discussion with Josuha Rapp, Albert M. Petska Eighth Air Force Archives Research Travel Award winner, that examines how Eighth Air Force active duty and veteran members internalized or rejected official higher headquarter doctrine, policy, and propaganda. Noon-1 p.m. in Mann Assembly Room, 103 Paterno Library, University Park campus.
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