Guitar Music from the World Over

Oct 24, 2014 7:00PM
Building: Woodland
Fees: Free

Ross Mann, director of the Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society Orchestras and award-winning classical guitarist

Don't miss this intimate recital of solo guitar music drawn from diverse traditions around the world and four centuries of music including classical compositions, Russian romantics, and Brazilian sambas - with conversation and background woven throughout!

Friday Night Film Series: This Gun for Hire

Oct 17, 2014 7:30PM
Building: Woodland
Room: 112
Fees: $10

Moderator: Dr. Mills

One of the first film noir masterpieces explores the dark underworld of gang overlords willing to pay any amount to have their enemies eliminated. Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake burn up the screen and became instant megastars when the film opened in 1942.

Book Discussion: Anagrams

Oct 15, 2014 7:00PM
Fees: Free

Moderator: Dr. Weekes

Join the Abel Memorial Book and Film Discussion Group to discuss Lorrie Moore's early novel. Moore has won the O. Henry Award and the Irish Times International Fiction Award. Free admission.

Register: 215-885-5180, ext. 15 or


Abington Township Public Library

1030 Old York Road, Abington, PA

Bridging Mental Illness and Wellness

Oct 9, 2014 12:20PM - 1:20PM

ActMelodyivist, attorney, and award-winning author, Melody Moezzi, explores Mental Illness and Wellness at Penn State Abington!


Two appearances on October 9:

  • 12:20pm at Woodland 112
  • 7:00pm at Lubert Commons

Opera Lecture Series: The Barber of Seville

Sep 21, 2014 2:30PM
Building: Woodland
Room: 112
Fees: $15

Moderator: Dr. Moylan C. Mills, professor emeritus of integrative arts

Gioachino Rossini's bel canto masterpiece is full of sparking melodies as it tells the story of Count Almaviva's all-out attempt to win the heart of the lovely Rosina. The Count is aided in this endeavor by the barber Figaro, a clever fixer for hire. Enjoy gorgeous music and delightful comedy. Light refreshments served during intermission.

Film Discussion: Waltz with Bashir

Sep 10, 2014 7:00PM
Fees: Free admission.

Moderator: Dr. Karen Weekes, associate professor of English

Join the Abel Memorial Book and Film Discussion Group for a dialogue about the Israeli animated film, Waltz with Bashir. Awarded the 2009 Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film.


Abington Township Public Library
1030 Old York Road, Abington, PA

Register: 215-885-5180, ext. 15 or

Hispanic Heritage Month Meet and Greet

Sep 15, 2014 12:00PM - 1:00PM
Building: Lares
Room: Banquet Room

The Office of Intercultural Affairs invites you to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with our first in a series of Meet and Greets. This event is open to all faculty, staff, and students. The Office will be having Meet and Greets throughout the year and it is an opportunity for our faculty, staff, and students to meet, interact, and learn from one another!

Light refreshments will be served.

Out of the Box Movie: Life and Debt

Nov 12, 2014 3:00PM - 5:40PM
Room: 101 Rydal

Life and Debt is a feature-length documentary which addresses the impact of the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank and current globalization policies on a developing country such as Jamaica.



Out of the Box Movie: American Empire

Oct 22, 2014 3:00PM - 5:40PM
Room: 101 Rydal

American Empire is an indictment on the country that has supposedly nurtured us, but is slowly destroying us. Beginning with the founding of the Federal Reserve our economy is controlled by a system of debt and inflation. It has become an economic empire that is destroying our planet and all its natural resources driven by a relentless need to amass money and power.



Out of the Box Movie: Capitalism Hits the Fan

Oct 1, 2014 3:00PM - 5:40PM
Room: 101 Rydal

With breathtaking clarity, renowned UMass Economics Professor Richard Wolff breaks down the root causes of today's economic crisis, showing how it was decades in the making and in fact reflects seismic and systemic failures within American-style capitalism as a whole.