Halloween Family Fun Day
12:00p.m. - 3:00p.m.
The Woodlands, 4000 Woodland Ave.
Louisa Shepard covers several subject areas in the School of Arts and Sciences including History of Art, Music, and English, which includes Cinema and Media Studies, Center for Creative Writing, and Kelly Writers House. She also supports coverage at the Graduate School of Education, PennDesign, the Libraries, the Penn Museum, the Arthur Ross Gallery, and the Institute for Contemporary Art.
The complexities of Cuba’s history and the response by artists were the focus of the summer abroad course “Penn-in-Havana: Visual Culture and Public Art in Cuba,” taught by art historian Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw, and funded by a Making a Difference in Diverse Communities grant.
Speaking to more than 250 people at a Power of Penn event in Boston for alumni, parents, and friends, President Amy Gutmann emphasized the University’s commitment to innovation, inclusion, and impact. The diversity of Penn’s research and teaching threaded through her discussion with professors Donita Brady, Vivek Shenoy, and Emily Steiner.
The Arthur Ross Gallery’s current exhibition features 58 linocut prints by South African artist William Kentridge. Created with black ink on type-filled dictionary pages, the prints depict objects that are iconic in the artist’s work, including coffee pots, typewriters, trees, birds, and cats. The exhibit is on display through Nov. 11.
In her new role, Redrobe will oversee the Center's public programs, and the research work of 29 faculty, graduate, and post-doctoral fellows, and oversee Penn Global collaboration with the Perry World House.
The Penn Reading Project, in its 28th year, is designed to bring the freshmen class together on one academic project. The Class of 2022 read Thornton Wilder’s “The Bridge of San Luis Rey,” as part of the Provost’s “Year of Why?”
Portraying dual roles of conjoined twins from the 19th century and a pair of modern-day researchers, junior Duval Courteau and senior Aria Proctor took the stage at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland with the one-act play, “Curio.”
Former U.S. National Security Advisors H.R. McMaster and Susan Rice will be the headline speakers at a two-day Perry World House colloquium in September, with former Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Nick Clegg participating in the Penn Biden Leaders Dialogue.
Welcoming students at a ceremony on College Green, President Gutmann encouraged the Class of 2022 to work together, with each other, and the Penn community.