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Abington student researchers study rare texts at exclusive library

Penn State Abington students examined 400-year-old materials and met with renowned scholars at Washington, D.C.'s Folger Shakespeare Library.
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Linda Patterson Miller, the 2011-12 Penn State laureate and professor of English at Penn State Abington

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Linda Patterson Miller, professor of English, 2011-12 Penn State laureate.

Literary Landings: 'Come Celebrate Artistic Collaboration'

Linda Patterson Miller, the 2011-12 Penn State laureate and professor of English at Penn State Abington, is sharing her thoughts and observations of her laureate experience as she journeys across the Commonwealth aiming to engage people in the beauty of the humanities, specifically early 20th-century American literature and art. "Literary Landings" is a travelogue scheduled to appear periodically during the fall 2011 and spring 2012 semesters on Penn State Live and in Penn State Newswires. In her entry "Come Celebrate Artistic Collaboration" Miller enthusiastically invites the college community to the first-ever Penn State Laureate Jubilee on April 24.

Laureate to speak at Penn State Hershey Medical Center April 25

Linda Patterson Miller, the 2011-12 Penn State laureate and professor of English at Penn State Abington will present "Hemingway and Medicine, Diagnosing Texts both Physically and Emotionally," at noon on Wednesday, April 25 in room C2860 (BMR Anesthesia Library)at Penn State Hershey Medical Center. This event is hosted by the Department of Humanities and the Doctors Kienle Center for Humanistic Medicine.

Penn State Laureate Jubilee April 24 celebrates the arts, humanities

Linda Patterson Miller, the 2011-2012 Penn State laureate, invites students, faculty, staff and community members to the Penn State Laureate Jubilee, a public event featuring past, present and future Penn State laureates in celebration of the University's commitment to the arts and humanities. The first-ever event takes place from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 24, at the Pasquerilla Spiritual Center on the University Park campus. An opening reception with light refreshments begins at 3 p.m. in the center's Frizzell Room. The program follows at 4 p.m. in Worship Hall.

Laureate embraces busy speaking schedule during spring semester

Penn State laureate Linda Patterson Miller, professor of English at Penn State Abington, will be speaking at three Penn State campuses -- Berks, Brandywine and Abington -- during the last week of March.

Literary Landings: 'Hemingway's early letters challenge myths'

Linda Patterson Miller, the 2011-12 Penn State laureate and professor of English at Penn State Abington, is sharing her thoughts and observations of her laureate experience as she journeys across the Commonwealth aiming to engage people in the beauty of the humanities, specifically early 20th-century American literature and art. "Literary Landings" is a travelogue scheduled to appear periodically during the fall 2011 and spring 2012 semesters on Penn State's communications platforms. In her entry "Hemingway's Early Letters Challenge Shop-Worn Myths," Miller reflects on Hemingway's "epistolary art," during the early years of his writing career.

Penn State laureate to speak at Hazleton campus March 14

Linda Patterson Miller, the 2011-12 Penn State laureate and professor of English at Penn State Abington, will present "Searching for the Lost Generation," at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 14, in 115 Evelyn Graham Academic Building at Penn State Hazleton. The event, sponsored by the Faculty Lecture Committee, is free and open to the public.

Literary Landings: 'The Diary is Not Dead'

Linda Patterson Miller, the 2011-12 Penn State laureate and professor of English at Penn State Abington, is sharing her thoughts and observations of her laureate experience as she journeys across the Commonwealth aiming to engage people in the beauty of the humanities; specifically early 20th-century American literature and art. "Literary Landings" is a travelogue scheduled to appear periodically during the fall 2011 and spring 2012 semesters on Penn State Live and in Penn State Newswires. In her entry "The Diary is Not Dead." Miller reflects on her various encounters with audiences, including one poignant interaction with an audience member who struggled with his own moral dilemma regarding diaries. In video link http://bit.ly/AgtlEW see Miller discuss how Americans have fanatically attempted to tell their own stories during America's 400 years of diary keeping.

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