60-Second Lecture

Got a minute? Each semester faculty from the School of Arts and Sciences take a minute to share ideas and opinions on topics from poetry and politics to physics and fly fishing. During the month of April, join us for 60 seconds of instruction–and even a little fun.Short, entertaining lectures

Upcoming events in this series:

Sep
3

11:55 am - 12:00 pm
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Dennis DeTurckDean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Robert A. Fox Leadership Professor, and Professor of MathematicsHow NOT to Cheat on Your Taxes Stiteler Plaza


Penn Arts and Sciences professors squeeze a wealth of knowledge into just one minute as the 60-Second Lectures return this fall. Stop by Stiteler Plaza on Wednesdays in September for quick and innovative talks on science, art, technology, and society.

Watch online at: www.sas.upenn.edu/60second

Rain Location: Houston Hall Bistro

Sep
10

11:55 am - 12:00 pm
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Kevin PlattEdmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Endowed Term Professor in the Humanities in the Department of Slavic Languages and LiteraturesHow Did Andy Warhol’s Soul Wind Up in Russia? Stiteler Plaza, 37th and Locust Walk

Penn Arts and Sciences professors squeeze a wealth of knowledge into just one minute as the 60-Second Lectures return this fall. Stop by Stiteler Plaza on Wednesdays in September for quick and innovative talks on science, art, technology, and society.

Watch online at: www.sas.upenn.edu/60second

Rain Location: Houston Hall Bistro

Sep
17

11:55 am - 12:00 pm
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Peter DecherneyProfessor of EnglishA History of Copyright in the U.S.: From the Constitution to Today Stiteler Plaza, 37th and Locust Walk

*Special Constitution Day Lecture*

Penn Arts and Sciences professors squeeze a wealth of knowledge into just one minute as the 60-Second Lectures return this fall. Stop by Stiteler Plaza on Wednesdays in September for quick and innovative talks on science, art, technology, and society.

Watch online at: www.sas.upenn.edu/60second

Rain Location: Houston Hall Bistro

Sep
24

11:55 am - 12:00 pm
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Emily OwensAssociate Professor of CriminologyThe Revolution Will Be Evidence-Based: The Promising Future of American Criminal Justice Stiteler Plaza, 37th and Locust Walk

Penn Arts and Sciences professors squeeze a wealth of knowledge into just one minute as the 60-Second Lectures return this fall. Stop by Stiteler Plaza on Wednesdays in September for quick and innovative talks on science, art, technology, and society.

Watch online at: www.sas.upenn.edu/60second

Rain Location: Houston Hall Bistro