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Julia Alekseyeva (University of Pennsylvania), "Politics and Protest in the Japanese Allegorical Semi-Documentary"

When Oct 19, 2020
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
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Nick Jones (Bucknell University), on "Staging Habla de Negros in Iberian Early Modernity"

When Oct 12, 2020
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
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Yurou Zhong (University of Toronto), on "Chinese Grammatology: Script Revolution and Literary Modernity, 1916–1958"

When Oct 05, 2020
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
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Luis Álvarez Castro (University of Florida), on "Miguel de Unamuno's Modernist Novel: On the Being of Fiction and the Fiction of the Being"

When Sep 28, 2020
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
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Luis Álvarez-Castro is Professor of Spanish in the department of Spanish and Portuguese Studies at the University of Florida, where he serves as associate chair and graduate coordinator. His research centers on nineteenth- and twentieth-century Spanish literature and culture, along with contemporary representations of that period. He is the author of Los espejos del yo: Existencialismo y metaficción en la narrativa de Unamuno (2015); La palabra y el ser en la teoría literaria de Unamuno (2005); and El universo femenino de Ángel Ganivet (1996). He is the editor of Approaches to Teaching the Works of Miguel de Unamuno (2020), and has published annotated editions of several nineteenth-century literary works, such as Ángel Ganivet’s Teatro y poesía; Luis Bonafoux’s El avispero; and Eugenio Antonio Flores’s Trata de blancas. His current projects include an annotated edition of Eduardo López Bago’s Carne importada. He is co-editor of the journal Decimonónica, and associate editor of the journals Siglo Diecinueve and Hispania. 

 

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Jeanmarie Higgins (PSU), "Absence and Presence in Theatrical Domestic Spaces"

When Sep 21, 2020
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
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Anti-Racist Pedagogies: A Roundtable with Molly Appel (Nevada State College), Rose Jolly (PSU), and Eduardo Ramos (PSU). Jon Correa (PSU) to serve as moderator.

When Sep 14, 2020
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
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Zelideth Rivas (Marshall University), “Displaced evidence: Archival research and oral history across languages and cultures.” CANCELLED

When Apr 27, 2020
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
Where 102 Kern
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CMLIT Annual Awards Ceremony

When Apr 23, 2020
from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM
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Our Awards Ceremony can be found here: https://la.psu.edu/current-students/undergraduate-students/education/commencement/comparative-literature.

 

Congratulations to all our graduates and award winners.

Aimee Kwon (Duke University), CANCELLED

When Apr 20, 2020
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
Where 102 Kern
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Thomas Chen (Lehigh University), "Made in Censorship" CANCELLED

When Apr 13, 2020
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
Where 102 Kern
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Imani Owens (Rutgers University), "Canefields at Dusk: Black Writing and the U.S-Caribbean Geographies of the Harlem Renaissance" - CANCELLED

When Apr 06, 2020
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
Where 102 Kern
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This event has been cancelled as of 3/11/20.

Cajetan Iheka (Yale University), "Traumatic Ecologies of Oil: The Niger Delta Example in Curse of the Black Gold" - CANCELLED

When Mar 30, 2020
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
Where 102 Kern
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Bruce Robbins (Columbia University), "Here There Is No Why: Atrocity, History, Meaning" - CANCELLED

When Mar 23, 2020
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
Where 102 Kern
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This event has been cancelled as of 3/11/20.

Qiana Whitted workshop - CANCELLED

When Mar 18, 2020
from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM
Where 103 Ihlseng Cottage
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Travis Workman (University of Minnesota), "Legacies of Japan's Imperial Humanism in 'Postcolonial' Korea"

When Mar 02, 2020
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
Where 102 Kern
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Jon Abel (Penn State), "The Prima Donna and the Copyright Hound: When Cultural Reappropriation Becomes a Copywrong"

When Feb 24, 2020
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
Where 102 Kern
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Michele Kennerly (Penn State), "The Forests of Rhetoric"

When Feb 17, 2020
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
Where 102 Kern
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Jeffrey Lawrence (Rutgers University), "Social Movements and Contemporary American Literature"

When Feb 10, 2020
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
Where 102 Kern
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Preetha Mani (Rutgers University), "Comparative Worldings: The Case of Indian Literatures"

When Feb 03, 2020
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
Where 102 Kern
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Brazilian graphic novelist Marcelo d’Salete to give a talk

When Jan 28, 2020
from 05:00 PM to 07:00 PM
Where 160 Willard
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The Department of Comparative Literature presents "Seeing the History of Slavery Differently,” a talk by Brazilian graphic novelist Marcelo d’Salete. Contact Sarah J. Townsend (sjt18@psu.edu) for additional information.

Eugene Park: "A Genealogy of Dissent: The Progeny of Fallen Royals in Chosŏn Korea"

When Dec 02, 2019
from 12:15 PM to 01:25 PM
Where 102 Kern
Contact Name Olivia Brown
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Michelle Clayton: “Dancing Returns: Mallarmé, Museums, Modernism”

When Nov 18, 2019
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
Where 102 Kern
Contact Name Olivia Brown
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Laura Marshall: "Steampunk Argonautica: Apollonius of Rhodes and the Presocratics."

When Nov 04, 2019
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
Where 102 Kern
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Steve Heine: “THE FIVE HOUSES OF ZEN BUDDHISM: Historical and Rhetorical Scope of a Ubiquitous Song-Dynasty Religious Trope.”

When Oct 28, 2019
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
Where 102 Kern
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Katherine Zien: "Rehearsing Revolution and Counterrevolution during Latin America's Cold War"

When Oct 21, 2019
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
Where 102 Kern
Contact Name Olivia Brown
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Lily Saint: "Ethics and Reception in Apartheid South Africa"

When Oct 07, 2019
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
Where 102 Kern
Contact Name Olivia Brown
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Brian Kim: "Foreign Languages and How (Not) to Learn Them: Stories, Trends, and Debates from Late Imperial Russia"

When Sep 30, 2019
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
Where 102 Kern
Contact Name Olivia Brown
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Ignacio Lopez-Calvo: "Biopolitics, Orientalism, and the Asian Immigrant as Monster in Salazar’s La medianoche del japonésand Rodríguez’s Asesinato en una lavandería china"

When Sep 23, 2019
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
Where 102 Kern
Contact Name Olivia Brown
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2019 Penn State Marathon Reading

When Sep 19, 2019
from 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Where Pattee/Paterno Library Lawn
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When: Thursday, September 19 @ 10:00am – 10:00pm
Where: The lawn in front of the Pattee/Paterno Library

During this annual event, volunteers take turns reading over a 12-hour period. This year's event, Myths, Legends, and Songs from around the World. Selected short stories and songs from a number of languages taught and spoken on (our) campus at Penn State!

Anyone may volunteer for two to five minutes of reading. Groups --  classes, teams, social organizations -- are encouraged to participate by  volunteering for larger blocks of time.

There will be pizza, t-shirts, and other surprises.

Questions? Want to sign up to read in advance? Want to read in Spanish, French, Japanese, German, Chinese, Portuguese or Russian? EMAIL us at marathonread@psu.edu.

Jacques Bromberg: “Classics and the Global”

When Sep 16, 2019
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
Where 102 Kern
Contact Name Olivia Brown
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