Quotidian Pasts Tour
6:00p.m. - 7:00p.m.
Institute of Contemporary Art, 118 S. 36th St.
The Summer Reading List: Book recommendations from Penn faculty and staff
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.
Welcome to the “office hours” of Ebony Elizabeth Thomas, associate professor of literacy, culture, and international education in the Graduate School of Education.
Four Penn faculty were named 2019 Guggenheim Fellows.
During a Penn Global Seminar in March, professor Nili Gold led 18 undergraduates around the coastal Israeli city, exposing them to its people and places and to her childhood home.
More than 500 medieval scholars from the U.S. and Europe will be on campus for the annual Medieval Academy of America conference. Dozens of panels, workshops, and lectures about the Middle Ages will convene, many led by Penn faculty.
It has taken nearly a decade for the Penn Libraries to sort and catalogue the contents of the Gotham Book Mart, the legendary New York City bookstore and publisher. A new exhibition, now on display through May 20, showcases a select 300 items.
“Rush: Revolution, Madness, and the Visionary Doctor Who Became a Founding Father,” by creative writing lecturer Stephen Fried, explores the life of Benjamin Rush, who had many ties to the University and is an oft-overlooked figurehead of the American Revolution.
In her new book, English professor Emily Steinlight focuses on overpopulation as a central theme of 19th-century British novels.
Leveraging the University’s expertise with technology and rare centuries-old manuscripts, Penn Libraries is digitizing and cataloging medieval and early modern texts from 15 Philadelphia-area institutions. The three-year project is known as BiblioPhilly.
Ph.D candidate Nicholas Foretek of the School of Arts and Sciences discovered a bill of sale for Jane Austen’s novel “Sense and Sensibility” while combing through the papers of the prince regent, later King George V of the United Kingdom.
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Emily Wilson of the School of Arts and Sciences reviewed Zachary Mason’s “Metamorphica” for The New York Times.
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