News & Highlights | Arts and Humanities

Subscribe to News & Highlights | Arts and Humanities
Dom Flemons

Canal Jam 2017

On Saturday, September 23, music and the environment, plus local history, come together for the 2017 Canal Jam at the Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site in Gallitzin, PA.
Jerry Zolten

Jerry Zolten to present at symposium focusing on black gospel music

Zolten will present "Straining at a Gnat and Swallowing a Camel: Black Folk Preachers, Life Teachers, and Equality Seekers."

Penn State Altoona Faculty Senate Statement on DACA

The faculty senate issues a statement supporting DACA beneficiaries at Penn State and elsewhere.
Erin C. Murphy

Journal features Erin Murphy’s “Assisted Living” poems

The poems are based on Murphy's late mother-in-law, Ann Palmer De Prospo.
Andrew Ward: With Flowers

Anthony Ward: With Flowers

The lecture and performance will take place Oct. 11 at 6:00 p.m. in the Pond View Lounge of the Slep Student Center.
Jerry Zolten records voice overs while Frank Christopher records

Time to Lay it Down

Jerry Zolten and Academy Award-nominated producer Frank Christopher collaborate on a two-part radio show telling the story of Vietnam-era music
Altoona Majors Fair Logo

Explore majors and minors at Altoona Majors Fair

The Altoona Majors Fair will be Tue, Sept 19 from 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. outside the Slep Student Center.
Canal Jam 2017. Party Like it's 1839

Canal Jam 2017 to feature music, story-telling, and history

Canal Jam 2017 will be held Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at the Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site near Gallitzin, PA.
Star Series Header

STAR Series announced for 2017-2018

Announcing the 2017-18 Spotlight on Teaching and Research (STAR) Series in which faculty share how their research influences their teaching and vice versa.
Patricia Jabbeh Wesley Headshot

Patricia Jabbeh Wesley’s new book reviewed in the UK

Patricia Jabbeh Wesley's latest book, When the Wanderers Come Home, was recently reviewed in the United Kingdom.

Pages