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Past Events

A collection of Comparative Literature's past events.

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
Contact Phone 814-863-4288
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2019 Penn State Marathon Reading

When Sep 19, 2019 10:00 AM to
Sep 20, 2019 12:00 AM
Where Pattee/Paterno Library Lawn
Contact Name
Contact Phone 814-863-4288
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hen: 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.

 

 

The Marathon Reading Coordinators would like to thank everyone who participated in this year's Read!
To view the Collegian clip that captures images of several of our faculty and students, as well as conveying the collaborative spirit of this project, please click here.

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
Contact Phone 814-863-4288
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Joseph Rosenberg: "Paper Bombs"

When Sep 09, 2019
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
Where 102 Kern
Contact Name Olivia Brown
Contact Phone 814-863-4288
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Tarek El-Ariss: TBD

When Apr 15, 2019
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
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Tarek El-Ariss: TBD

When Apr 15, 2019
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
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David Fieni: "Dreyfus in Algeria"

When Apr 01, 2019
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
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Monica Popescu: "Mythologies of Realism and Modernism: African Literature and the Cold War"

When Mar 25, 2019
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
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Jonathan Eburne: "Book Talk: Outsider Theory"

When Mar 18, 2019
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
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Tarek El-Ariss:

When Mar 15, 2019
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
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Marilia Librandi: : “Writing by Ear: The Aural Novel in Brazil”

When Mar 11, 2019
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
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Charlotte Eubanks: TBD

When Feb 25, 2019
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
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Carla Nappi: "Remixing History"

When Feb 18, 2019
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
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Ethan Knapp: "Revisiting the Rise of 1381: Allegory and Politics in the Late 14th Century"

When Jan 28, 2019
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
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Sam Tenorio: "Pip's Jumps: Black Politics and White Authorities in Melville's Moby Dick"

When Jan 14, 2019
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
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Andy Galloway: “Theory of the Fourteenth-Century Lyric”

When Nov 05, 2018
from 12:30 PM to 01:30 PM
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Eralda Lameborshi: "The Islamic Empire in the Literature of Southeastern Europe"

When Oct 29, 2018
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
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Mark Rifkin: "Among Ghost Dances: Sarah Winnemucca and the Production of Tribal Identity"

When Oct 15, 2018
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
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Seth Jacobowitz: "Ishikawa Tatsuzō’s São Paulo”

When Oct 08, 2018
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
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Robert Caserio: "A Modernist Queer Shakespeare: Wyndham Lewis's The Lion and the Fox (1927)"

When Sep 24, 2018
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
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Mark Algee-Hewitt: "Microgenres: Modeling multi-disciplinarily in the novel"

When Sep 17, 2018
from 12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
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