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Creating a Community: Celebrating First Book Institute Alumni Award Winners

Creating a Community: Celebrating First Book Institute Alumni Award Winners

CALS Graduate RA Miriam Gonzales considers the importance of writing and scholarly communities to the success of early career researchers in literary studies.

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So...What are You Going to do With That?

So...What are You Going to do With That?

CALS intern Emily Morrison reflects on her time in English 111: “Possibilities of English,” a Penn State course that provides students with the opportunity to learn about how they can use their English degrees to satisfy their career goals, whatever those goals entail.

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Some Things Never Change...Or Do They?: Marathon Read 2018

Some Things Never Change...Or Do They?: Marathon Read 2018

CALS Undergraduate Intern Emily Morrison reflects on her experience at the 2018 Marathon Read: Pages from 1968.

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if (englMajor && IST): Inside and Outside the Black Box

if (englMajor && IST): Inside and Outside the Black Box

Phil Chwistek, 2017-2018 CALS undergraduate intern, reflects on the possibilities of pairing English and technology through the lens of his own experiences as a double major in English and Information Sciences and Technology (IST).

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The 2018 Community Read: Globalized Compassion

The 2018 Community Read: Globalized Compassion

The 2018 Centre County Reads/CALS Community Read brought State College native Sunil Yapa home to celebrate his novel Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist. This year's Centre County Reads meaningfully engaged with the novel's themes of activism, protest, and community. The events included a writing contest and a round-table event sponsored by CALS as well as an author event with Yapa himself.

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