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Diversity

Programs, Events and Exhibits

Spring 2015

Annual Diversity Potluck, March 18, 12-1 pm, Mann Assembly Room

"Curating Communities" presented by Anna Fariello, April 10, 12-1 pm, Foster Auditorium and via MediaSite Live

University Libraries Diversity Research and Programming Colloquium, May 21, 2-3:30 pm, Foster Auditorium and via MediaSite Live

February 2013

World in Conversation Diversity Discussion Series (2/12, 2/14, 2/19, 2/21)
The ITS and University Libraries Diversity Committees are sponsoring several small-group discussion sessions on diversity-related topics facilitated by the World in Conversation Project. These sessions will focus on topics such as race, religion, and gender issues, and are open to all ITS and Libraries employees.

December 2012

Dean's Diversity Forum, December 13, 10 am, Foster Auditorium
Dr. Terrell Jones, Penn State’s Vice Provost for Educational Equity will be the keynote speaker addressing the state of diversity at Penn State. Following Dr. Jones’ remarks we will highlight the accomplishments and development of diversity in the Libraries over the past two years, discuss plans and goals for the future and take questions. View on MediaSite Live.

November 2012

Straight Talks Panel, November 28, 2 pm, Mann Assembly Room, 103 Paterno Library
Join the Diversity Committee for “Straight Talks,” a panel of speakers comprised of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and ally students from a wide range of beliefs and background who educate the university community on sexual orientation, gender identity, oppression, and diversity at Penn State University. Open to all University Libraries employees. 

March 2012

Women's History Month Film Screening: "Who Does She Think She Is?" 3/26, 6:00 pm, Foster Auditorium, 102 Paterno Library
In honor of Women’s History Month, the University Libraries Diversity Committee and Triota, the honor society for Women’s Studies undergraduates, are co-sponsoring a screening of the film “Who Does She Think She Is?”  A discussion will follow the film. The screening is free and open to the Penn State community.

Related readings: Selected Women's History Collections available in the Special Collections Library.

February 2012

Serving Deaf Patrons in the Library Webinar (2/22 and 2/29)
The University Libraries Diversity Committee and Library Services For Persons With Disabilities are sponsoring a two-part webinar on Serving Deaf Patrons in the Library, hosted by the American Library Association. Open to library employees.


World in Conversation Diversity Discussion Series (2/7, 2/9, 2/14, 2/16)
The ITS and University Libraries Diversity Committees are sponsoring several small-group discussion sessions on diversity-related topics facilitated by the World in Conversation Project. These sessions will focus on topics such as race, religion, and gender issues, and are open to all ITS and Libraries employees.