Penn Grad Talks | Humanities Category
3260 South Street Philadelphia, PA 19104
Join us for a day of TED Talk-style presentations by Penn Arts & Sciences graduate students representing the Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Professional Master’s programs as they compete for first place and audience choice prizes within their category.
This event is open to the Penn community and the general public. Refreshments, including vegan and vegetarian options, will be served throughout the day.
Can't make it to the event? Watch the Penn Grad Talks livestream on YouTube.
Recovering Pioneers: The Overlooked Feminist Thought Leaders of India’s Satyashodhak Samaj
Maithili Appalwar, International Studies, The Lauder Institute
Are Books Good for You? Answers from the Renaissance
Itay Blumenzweig, Comparative Literature
“What Is a Church Built For?”: Gothic Architecture as British Imperialism in Eastern Nigeria
Mathias Isiani, Africana Studies
Wound Righting through Communicative Re-Kinning and Imagination : Kinship as Intrinsic to Wellness, and the Role of Imagination in Efforts of Healing the “Hermeneutic Illness” Wrought by Colonial Rupture
Gwendalynn Roebke, Philosophy
All My Friends Are Dead: Time, Emotion, and Form in Early Islamic Poetry
Rawad Wehbe, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Click HERE for a full list of all of this year's Penn Grad Talks finalist speakers.