Events for Fri, Dec 13, 2013
Gown Meets Town Student Showcase
9:30 am - 2:00 pm | Devorris Downtown Center Auditorium
This is an exciting event that will feature Penn State Altoona students from various disciplines who will showcase their work through presentations to the Blair County business community.
More information at http://www.altoona.psu.edu/sheetz/networking.php
English Senior Seminar Presentations: Trickster Lit!
10:30 am - 4:00 pm | Slep Student Center Fireside Lounge
"Trickster Literature" senior seminar presentations set for Dec. 13
Penn State Altoona’s English degree program will present “Trickster Literature,” a series of senior seminar student presentations, on Friday, December 13, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the Fireside Lounge of the Slep Student Center. The event is free and open to the public.
The schedule for the day is as follows:
10:30 a.m. - Matthew Christine: “Wittman ah Sing: Tricksterism and the Creation of a New Chinese American Identity in Maxine Hong Kingston’s Tripmaster Monkey: His Fake Book”
10:50 a.m. - Andrew Weglein: “Generational Tricksterism in David Bradley’s The Chaneysville Incident”
11:10 a.m. - Gina Reale: “The Trickster of The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings”
11:30 a.m. - Carly Nebelski: “A Serious Trickster for Trivial People in Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest”
11:50 a.m. - Christopher Sickinger: “Postmodern Tricksters in Slaughterhouse-Five”
12:10 p.m. - Leigh Ann Scialdone: “Tricksterism in Achieving the American Dream and Unveiling the Wealthy Upper Class in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby”
1:40 p.m. - Teela Tomchick: “Family Traits, Trickster, and Community: The Nanapushes in the Louise Erdrich Novels Tracks and Love Medicine”
2:00 p.m. - Bridget Troupe: “Victorian Tricksterism in The Picture of Dorian Gray”
2:20 p.m. - Daniel Impeciati: "A Trickster Walks Into a Gay Bar: Analyzing George A Single Man"
2:40 p.m. - Anne Maucieri: “Deceptive Detective: Trickster’s Reappearance in the Capitalist World of The Maltese Falcon”
3:00 p.m. - Tyreck Fuller: “Friends Don’t Trick Friends: The Function of Trickster in Joyce Carol Oates’s Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?”
3:20 p.m. - Samantha Ranck: “The Game’s Afoot!: Trickster in the Sherlock Holmes Adventures Changing the World of Crime Fiction”
Afternoon Delight: National Ice Cream Day
11:00 am | Slep Student Center Central Lounge
Ivyside Dance Ensemble
7:30 pm | Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre
Ivyside Dance Ensemble is a faculty choreographed student dance company. Dance works include modern, jazz, tap and ballet.
Down in the Dark: Movie Elf
10:00 pm | Hawthorn Building 150