60-Second Lectures

Every spring and fall, Penn Arts and Sciences faculty take a minute out by the Ben Franklin statue in front of College Hall to share their perspectives on topics ranging from human history and the knowable universe to fractions and fly-fishing. 

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Time and Location

Lectures are held at noon on their scheduled dates, in front of the Benjamin Franklin statue outside of College Hall. In the case of inclement weather, lectures will be held at the Bistro at Houston Hall.

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