During three days of Woodstock in August of 1969, Anthony DeCurtis of the School of Arts and Sciences was 18, growing up in New York City and obsessed with the music that would form the foundation of his writing and teaching.
The Penn community recalls the life and legacy of renowned author and teacher Toni Morrison, H‘88.
Rising junior Joyce Hida is making the most of her RealArts summer internship, working at the Poetry and Literature Center at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.
In a new book, English Professor David L. Eng and psychotherapist Shinhee Han illuminate the lives and struggles of Asian-American students over a 20-year period.
The award-winning poet writer of libretti, translator, and archivist looks back on his career.
A unique course combining literature and design leads to a mobile printing press that will be part of the poet’s 200th birthday celebration.
A new memoir by Lorene Cary, “Ladysitting: My Year with Nana at the End of Her Century,” describes the year she spent caring for her grandmother in her home.
Senior Aminata Sy founded a program for Philly kids and will soon head to Congress to begin her Rangel Graduate Fellowship.
Pulitzer-Prize winning author Jennifer Egan returns to her alma mater to teach a course on English literature.
Rosanne Cash, a Kelly Writers House Fellow, was on campus for a course taught by English Professor Al Filreis that focuses on three eminent writers each spring semester.
Herman Beavers of the School of Arts and Sciences analyzed the problematic use of the word “lynching” to describe celebrities and politicians convicted in the court of public opinion. Beavers said that casual use of the term diminishes the long and brutal history of anti-black violence in the U.S.
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English and Africana Studies major Imani Davis of New York City performed a #MeToo movement-inspired poem on the “Brief but Spectacular” segment of the “PBS NewsHour.”
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