Jacquie Posey

Jacquie Posey

News Officer

Jacquie Posey covers foreign languages, Africana studies, religious studies, South Asia studies, Middle East studies, Center for the Advanced Study of India, classical studies, women and gender studies, and the Robert A. Fox Leadership Program in the School of Arts and Sciences, as well as Cultural Resource Centers: the Greenfield Intercultural Center, Makuu, La Casa Latina, Pan-Asian American Community House, LGBT Center, and the Penn Women’s Center. 

Q&A with Barbie Zelizer

Members of the media are unable to do their jobs due to creeping authoritarianism or totalitarian rule. The Center for Media at Risk hopes to bring together scholars and journalists to strategize about what can be done to resist it.

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Making Mongolian ger dwellings more energy-efficient

Gers, called yurts in Russian, are the traditional one-room round, tent dwellings of Mongolian herders. In the last twenty years, about half of Mongolia’s population has settled in permanent “ger districts” around the capital city of Ulaanbaatar, bringing their nomadic tents with them.  

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Honoring Women of Color at Penn

On March 16, the Women of Color at Penn 31st Annual Awards Luncheon drew more than 300 people to the Inn at Penn to honor women whose work has promoted education, cultural diversity, and positive change on campus and in the world. 

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Cross-disciplinary Futures Project shows citywide success

A loud, heated argument between two high school boys in the school hallway ended in the principal’s office. The students were about to fight because one boy was fearful that the other would “out him” as gay. The principal would eventually invite the school nurse and the guidance counselor to the meeting, but would parents or guardians be privy to the office discussion?

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