How to Make an Impact
5:30p.m. - 7:00p.m.
Annenberg School for Communication, 3620 Walnut St.
Scholars from the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia, and the Meiji Jingu Intercultural Research Institute celebrate the 150th anniversary of Japan’s Meiji Restoration, and the surprising links between Philadelphia and Japan during a political period that set the island nation on a fast track to modernization.
Cinema and media studies lecturers discuss the tricky and nuanced vetting process that precedes announcing winners at the television awards show, including the politics, business, and social issues surrounding the current “Golden Age” of television.
Members of PennDesign, Penn Libraries, and the Sachs Program for Arts Innovation are curating a project to reimagine art and new digital technology.
The four-day celebration, from Sept. 11-14, will feature an arts showcase, a brand-new story slam, a passport program, and an information fair.
“Critical Abstractions: Modern Architecture in Japan, 1868-2018,” on display through Sept. 24, challenges prevailing ideas on the reasons behind the international appeal of modern architecture made in Japan.
As the country remembers the life of U.S. Sen. John McCain, Fels Institute Director and Professor of Political Science Matthew Levendusky recalls “maverick-y” McCain moments.
Nearly two years after the election of President Donald Trump, Annenberg professors dissect the state of political communications—what’s changed, what was bound to change anyway, and the current outlook.
As part of two CURF grants, students Kyle Rosenbluth and Daniel Fradin traveled to the Arctic to explore a Canadian Inuit community for a documentary—and came back with ample story to tell.