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:


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Peter Decherney Karen Redrobe Meta Mazaj Kathy DeMarco Van CleveProfessor of English and Cinema StudiesOSCARS 2017: The Glitter and Politics Irvine Auditorium, Amado Recital Hall, 3401 Spruce Street

Members of the Cinema and Media Studies faculty will discuss the movies, directors, and stars nominated for Oscars in 2017. What does this year’s slate of movies tell us? Who will win and why? Has Hollywood begun to address the criticisms of its lack of diversity that surrounded last year’s ceremony? Did the musical genre and Mel Gibson make permanent comebacks in 2016? 

Penn Arts and Sciences' long-running Knowledge by the Slice series offers educational talks led by insightful faculty experts. Did we mention there's pizza? So come for the discussion and have a slice on us. 

Can't make it to the lecture? Watch a live stream of Knowledge by the Slice on Facebook and Twitter.

You can also view past Knowledge by the Slice lectures here.