Many Voices, Many Visions
10:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.
Arthur Ross Gallery, 220 S. 34th St.
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, the Institute for Contemporary Art and the Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships.
In a collaborative English course taught by Lorene Cary in the fall, students shared their experiences with civic engagement by writing for publication, partnering with nonprofits like Vote That Jawn to share non-partisan information with other young first-time voters.
The Penn Museum has been awarded a $750,000 Challenge Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.The grant will help catalyze fundraising for the renovation of the Museum’s Egyptian Wing, part of its major Building Transformation project.
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With the spring semester fast approaching and protocols and safety standards in place, housing and dining is ready for undergraduate students to return to campus in January.
Penn Master of Fine Arts students are not only adapting to this year’s challenges, but are pushing their work in different directions, as they continue to paint, draw, sculpt, photograph, and film during the pandemic.
Faculty Simone White and Marc Anthony Richardson each won a 2021 Creative Capital Award, and will receive as much as $50,000 for creative writing projects now in progress.
The Kelly Writers House virtually hosted its 10th annual Edible Books contest celebrating clever combinations of literature titles and food creations.
Known as the Deep Backfile project, a team of Penn Libraries staff has been analyzing an accumulated history of periodicals in the collection to determine which are no longer restricted by copyright, making them available for free and unrestricted use.