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by Julia Mertes, CALS 2022-2023 Undergraduate Intern — Penn State's Adventure Literature courses offer students interactive and hands-on learning experiences that integrate literature and the environment.
Adventure Lit Photo 1
by Jess Rafalko, 2022-2023 CALS Graduate RA — Hester Blum's work in the polar humanities models new ways of approaching literary and cultural studies.
Hester Arctic 4
by Julia Mertes, 2022-2023 CALS Undergraduate Intern — Penn State's Marathon Read returned to Pattee Mall for its 10th anniversary, reminding attendees of the need for sustainable practices in the local community and beyond.
Event Poster for 2022 Marathon Read: The Pursuit of Sustainability
By Joe Glinbizzi, the CALS Graduate Research Assistant—A story reflecting on the tenth anniversary of the First Book Institute and its impact on the shape of American literary studies.
First Book Institute