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
7

11:55 am - 12:00 pm
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Charles YangAssociate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in Cognitive Science, Department of LinguisticsHow Do Children Learn to Count? Stitler 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 the first three Wednesdays in September for quick and innovative talks on science, art, technology, and society.

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

Rain Location: Houston Hall, Bistro

Sep
14

11:55 am - 12:00 pm
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Coren ApicellaAssistant Professor of PsychologyWhat Can Hunter-Gatherers Teach Us About Human Psychology? Stitler 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 the first three Wednesdays in September for quick and innovative talks on science, art, technology, and society.

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

Rain Location: Houston Hall, Bistro

Sep
21

11:55 am - 12:00 pm
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Simon RichterProfessor of Germanic Languages and LiteraturesThe Many Languages of Sustainability Stitler 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 the first three Wednesdays in September for quick and innovative talks on science, art, technology, and society.

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

Rain Location: Houston Hall, Bistro