Knowledge by the Slice

What makes an insightful, educational faculty lunch-time lecture series even more appetizing? Pizza, of course! It's a new year and the School of Arts and Sciences is serving up a new batch of experts.

So sit back, relax, and enjoy a unique perspective on some of today's most exciting research areas. And most importantly, have a slice on us!

Upcoming events in this series:

Oct
29

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Michael WeisbergAssociate Professor of PhilosophyPublic (Mis)Understanding of Evolution Irvine Auditorium, Café 58

What do we know about what the public thinks about evolution? What don’t we know yet? And why? Associate Professor of Philosophy Michael Weisberg offers some possible explanations.

Penn Arts and Sciences' Knowledge by the Slice lunchtime series offers educational talks led by insightful faculty experts. Did we mention there's pizza? So sit back, relax, and have a slice on us.

Can't make it to the lecture? Now you can watch Knowledge by the Slice live online! Visit Knowledge by the Slice Live to learn more, sign up for an email reminder, or view the lecture. You can also view past Knowledge by the Slice lectures here: www.sas.upenn.edu/slice

Nov
18

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Julie Ann LegateAssociate Professor of LinguisticsMapping the Boundaries of Human Language Irvine Auditorium, Café 58

Human languages appear to differ tremendously. But looking past the surface cacophony, we find deep commonalities and strict limits on variation. Legate discusses the progress made towards answering the question: What is a possible human language?

Penn Arts and Sciences' Knowledge by the Slice lunchtime series offers educational talks led by insightful faculty experts. Did we mention there's pizza? So sit back, relax—and have a slice on us.

Can't make it to the lecture? Now you can watch Knowledge by the Slice live online! Visit Knowledge by the Slice Live to learn more, sign up for an email reminder, or view the lecture. You can also view past Knowledge by the Slice lectures here: www.sas.upenn.edu/slice.