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A collection of Comparative Literature's past events.

**Meeting in the Palmer Museum of Art **

When Mar 01, 2010
from 11:30 AM to 01:25 PM
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The Meaning of Sara Baartman: A Colloquium, Palmer Museum of Art lobby & auditorium (light lunch provided starting 11:30, talk at 12:30):  Desiree Lewis, Univ of the Western Cape, South Africa, "The Meaning of Sara Baartman."  Co-sponsors: the IAH, Africana Research Center, LGBTA Student Resource Center, Arts in Public Life initiative, School of Visual Arts, Dept of Women's Studies, and Dept of African & African American Studies.

2009 Nobel Laureate Herta Müller: A Roundtable Discussion

When Feb 15, 2010
from 12:15 PM to 01:25 PM
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Panelists: 
Bettina Brandt, Assistant Professor of German, Montclair State University and Visiting Assistant Professor of German and Slavic Languages and Literatures, Penn State University
Beverly Eddy Driver, Emeritus Professor of German, Dickinson College
Allan Stoekl, Professor of French, Penn State University

"Strunk and White's *The Elements of Style* at 50: A Roundtable Discussion."

When Nov 16, 2009
from 12:15 PM to 01:25 PM
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Participants:
Robin Schulze (Professor and Head, Department of English, Penn State University)
William Cobb ( Professor and Director of the MFA Program, Penn State University)
Scott Smith (Assistant Professor of English, Penn State University)

"Who Owns African Literature: A Roundtable Discussion"

When Nov 09, 2009
from 12:15 PM to 01:25 PM
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Participants:
Helon Habila (Assistant Professor of English, George Mason University)
Binyavanga Wainaina (Director of the Achebe Center, Bard College)
Patricia Jabbeh Wesley (Assistant Professor of English, Penn State Altoona)
Moderator: Gabeba Baderoon (Assistant Professor of Women's Studies and African and African American Studies, Penn State University)

Claire Colebrook (Professor of English, Penn State University): "The Ethics of Extinction"

When Sep 14, 2009
from 12:15 PM to 01:25 PM
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Judith Roof (Professor of English, Michigan State University): "Gendering Systems"

When Apr 20, 2009
from 12:15 PM to 01:25 PM
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