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The Paterno Fellows Program
Lunch with Honors
Spring 2015 Speaker Series
Wednesdays in W-023 Pattee Library (behind MacKinnon’s Café)
12:15 Lunch ~ 12:30 Presentation ~ 12:45 Q&A
Lunch provided ~ No advance registration necessary
Dirk Wentzel, Professor of Economics, Hochschule Pforzheim, Germany
January 21
“Economic Challenges in Europe Today”
Patty Gray, Paterno Fellow Visiting Scholar, and Lecturer in Anthropology at
the National University of Ireland Maynooth
January 28
“Poetry and Protest in Russia”
Donna Bahry, Professor of Political Science, Penn State
February 4
“The Ukraine Crisis and the New Cold War”
Michael Burroughs, Assistant Director, Rock Ethics Institute, Penn State
February 11
February 18
“Seen But Not Heard: Epistemic Injustice and the Child"
Hoda El Shakry, Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature, Penn State
“Landscapes of North Africa in Music, Film, and Literature”
February 25
March 4
March 18
March 25
Time for Three: Classically Trained Garage Band
“Making Music”
Chris Long, Associate Dean, College of the Liberal Arts, and Professor of
Philosophy and Classics; and Kate Miffitt, Director of Pedagogy and
“Crafting a Digital Presence”
Zhailagul Sagyndykova, Professor, Sh. Ualikhanov Koksshetau State
University, Kosshetau, Kazakhstan, and Visiting Scholar at Penn State
“Speaking of Cuisine: The Language of Food and Feasting in Kazakhstan”
Sally McMurry, Professor of History, Penn State
“Pennsylvania’s Rural Landscapes”
eighth blackbird
April 1
April 8
April 15
April 22
“On Being ‘Stage Animals’ and ‘Chamber Players’”
Ruth Mendum, Director, University Fellowships Office, Penn State
“Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Fellowships,
Scholarships, Honors, and Awards”
Trevor Brandt ’15, History, and Katherine Busalacchi ’15, Anthropology
“The Thesis Experience: Paterno Fellows Talk about Selecting a Topic and
Researching and Writing a Thesis”
Musicians from around the Nile Basin ~ celebrating the cultures, music,
and ties that bind them to the Nile River and motivate them to make music
“The Nile Project”
The Lunch with Honors Series is co-sponsored by University Libraries.
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