Join us on February 23 for The 2nd Annual W.E.B. Du Bois Lecture in Public Social Science.
This event will be a conversation with guest speaker Dr. Aldon Morris, the Leon Forrest Professor of Sociology and African American Studies at Northwestern University and author of: The Scholar Denied: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Birth of Modern Sociology, and Dr. Tukufu Zuberi, Lasry Family Professor of Race Relations in Africana Studies and Sociology.
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How are campus communities handling questions about open expression in the day to day? What has changed since October 7, 2023, and what ongoing principles may be helpful in guiding policy?
The integration of Jews into the university is one of the great success stories of modern American culture and Jewish life. Penn was at the forefront of this success story, with the first Jewish Students’ Association formed here in 1924.Go to event
A Conversation with 6ABC Anchor Nydia Han: Lessons Learned about Identity and Anti-Asian Hate through the Lens of Television News
Join us and our special guest, Nydiia Han, 6ABC's Consumer Investigative Reporter and co-anchor of Action News Sunday mornings in Philadelphia at the University of Pennsylvania on Wednesday, February 28, 2024.
As a longtime Emmy award-winning journalist, Nydia has made a living telling other people’s stories. But in this conversation, she will open up about the personal lessons she’s learned about racism and identity.Go to event
Join us in celebrating the past and present achievements of the GSWS/FQT community during a multi-day symposium, taking place on Penn's campus on Thursday, February 29th through Saturday, March 2nd.
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In 1973, students, faculty, and staff conducted a multi-day sit-in in College Hall to protest the violation of women’s rights on campus.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
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
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 12-1:30 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
The talk will discuss the origins of Jewish quotas in Ivy League universities and their evolution until they were finally eliminated in the 1960s.
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