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Institutionally Speaking: the 2018 CALS Spring Symposium

Institutionally Speaking: the 2018 CALS Spring Symposium

In this symposium, six invited external presenters and an equal number of Penn State faculty participants demonstrated innovative ways of conducting a socially committed criticism that responds to specific institutional crises by drawing inspiration from an American literary or artistic object of their choosing.

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The Archival Imagination at PSU

The Archival Imagination at PSU

Here, find some highlights of the creative archival work being done by PSU Americanists. This is a follow-up to grad RA Liana Kathleen Glew's panorama of Penn State's Special Collections below.

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Ghosts of the Archives

Ghosts of the Archives

Liana Kathleen Glew, 2017-2018 CALS graduate research assistant, wrote a panorama of the weird and wonderful holdings in the PSU Special Collections replete with images and stories.

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Alchemy of Nostalgia: The 2017 Marathon Read

Alchemy of Nostalgia: The 2017 Marathon Read

CALS Undergraduate Intern Philip Chwistek reflects on his experience at the 2017 Marathon Read: First Books.

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