Humanities and Social Sciences Events


Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Audience: Undergraduate.

Description: Personal statements are an important component of applying to jobs, internships, or graduate schools. This workshop will help students plan and write a draft of a personal statement.

Friday, April 10, 2020

CANCELED Workshop: “Real Myths: Anthropology of the Mythic, Marvelous, and Monstrous”

Humanities and Social Sciences building, Rm. 219

This workshop has been canceled.

This workshop will explore examples of real myths, marvels, and monsters.

Examples can range from examples in literature (such as Frankenstein’s monster, magical realism, miracle narratives and plays, retellings of myth, animism, and more) to documented examples of popular myths (like creature myths such as Sasquatch, dragons, and fairy tales), historical or archeological research focusing on the mythic, and theories surrounding how the mythic, marvelous, and monstrous are represented in literature, society and history.

Panelists: Theresa Smith (Religious Studies), Benjamin Ford and Abigail Adams (Anthropology) This workshop is free and open to the community.

Learn more about the Dessy-Roffman Myth Collaborative series of spring workshops at IUP.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

CANCELED - Wednesday Workshop: DIY Resumes

Eicher 218

Audience: Undergraduate

Description: Most students will need a resume at some point during or after their college years, and they can learn new features in MS Word that will make their resume distinctive. Students can get started on one during this workshop, or polish up one they've already written.  

Friday, April 17, 2020

POSTPONED - Workshop: Tools for Dialogue

Humanities and Social Sciences Building, Rm. 114

This meeting has been postponed. The new meeting date will be announced soon.

Rachel DeSoto-Jackson will host this workshop, part of the Elephant in the Room series: Conversation and Action for Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in the Classroom and Beyond.

The series is a partnership between Women’s and Gender Studies and the Center for Teaching Excellence.