For a group of University of Pennsylvania students from André Dombrowski’s fall 2014 curatorial seminar, the excitement of curating an exhibition in the Penn Libraries and creating an accompanying catalog came rushing back when the
Inspired by urban river projects that have revitalized the cities of Los Angeles and New York, the Penn Program in Environmental Humanities (PPEH) is collaborating on a project with Bartram’s Garden and River Corps to increase access to the Lower Schuylkill River, helping more people connect to the storied waterway.
Sarah Barringer Gordon, a professor in the History Department at the School of Arts & Sciences and the Arlin M. Adams Professor of Constitutional Law, is writing Freedom’s Holy Light: Disestablishment in America, 1776-1876, which will offer fresh perspectives on the disestablishment of religion during the century following the American Revolution.
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Salamishah Tillet of the School of Arts & Sciences shares her thoughts on singer Beyoncé’s latest visual album and how she presents herself as an artist in control.
Salamishah Tillet of the School of Arts & Sciences shares her review of the jazz biopic featuring Miles Davis.
Salamishah Tillet of the School of Arts & Sciences is quoted about the resurgence of singer Nina Simone in the media.
Simon Martin of the Penn Museum is featured for collaborating with Iron Maiden on their latest album, The Book of Souls.
Joyce White of the Penn Museum is interviewed about the Ban Chiang Project.