The Global Discovery Lecture Series lets you explore the world virtually, both far and near, with Penn faculty members and your fellow alumni community. Each live, interactive lecture features Penn professors sharing new and innovative research on a variety of topics. Participants will have the opportunity to ask in-depth questions and are sure to learn something new in each one hour session.
The story of language evolution involves two kinds of evolution.Go to event
By 1945, uncountable numbers of Nazi-looted and displaced books of Jewish provenance were found all over Europe. The lecture will shed light on the American efforts to find, identify, salvage, and return cultural property in an unprecedented restitution initiative.
Jews are often called the “people of the book,” but what about the books of the Jewish people? Who owns the contents of the Cairo Geniza, the books taken from Holocaust victims, or the uniquely beautiful manuscripts of major private collectors?Go to event
Employing a mix of re-enacted scenes alongside documentary and archival footage, visual artist and filmmaker Jumana Manna’s latest film spotlights the Palestinian tradition of foraging wild za’atar and ‘akoub amidst prohibitive law.
Followed by a conversation with filmmaker Jumana Manna and film co-scriptwriter and Harvard Law S.J.D. Candidate Rabea Eghbariah.
Stay for a reception featuring tea and a za’atar and olive oil tasting!
This concert/lecture brings to life a twentieth-century world of Jewish responses to the pervasive climate of race prejudice that gave birth to the Scottsboro trials—and injustices to come—through a performance of Yiddish and English poems from the era newly set to music.
The Scottsboro Trials stand among the most renowned miscarriages of justice in the history of American jurisprudence.Go to event
CLALSES present Dr. Denise Berte Ziya, Clinical Psychologist specialized in Trauma and Refugees, hosted by Fernando Chan Muy, Thomas O’Boyle Lecturer in Law at the University of Pennsylvania School of Law.
Berte will address issues of Mental Health and Immigrants in the course International Human Rights and US Immigration Policy.Go to event
Fels Public Policy in Practice Speaker Series with Elizabeth Vale featuring Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg
Join us for a lunchtime Public Policy in Practice event as we welcome US Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg.
The Public Policy in Practice Series, led by Fels Distinguished Fellow Elizabeth Vale, is designed to provide students with a variety of perspectives and compelling personal narratives that will help them not only form their opinions on important issues but will also help shape their careers. This series is offered in conjunction with the Fels graduate Public Management course required of all Fels MPA and Executive MPA students.Go to event
This collaborative event is hosted by the Vagelos Integrated Program in Energy Research (VIPER), Vagelos Institute for Energy Science and Technology (VIEST) and the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy.
Join us on March 13 from 2:30-4 p.m. for the Energy Week Lighting Talks. Hear engaging Ted Talk-style presentations from Penn students across a variety of different fields, including science, engineering, law, and business. Finalists can earn up to $1,000 in awards. A Judge's Choice Award and Audience Choice Award with be granted at this event.Go to event
Since celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2022, the Program in Asian American Studies (ASAM) has doubled its faculty, multiplied its course offerings, and inaugurated the first named postdoctoral fellowship in Asian American studies in the Ivy League.
Please join Penn Arts & Sciences and the University of Pennsylvania Asian Alumni Network (UPAAN) for an engaging event at the Penn Club NYC with ASAM co-directors Professor David L. Eng and Dr.Go to event