Anthea Butler of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on The Politics of Black Women’s Hair Symposium.
Brian Rose of the Penn Museum comments on Homer’s “Iliad.”
Media Contact:Pam Kosty | firstname.lastname@example.org | 215-898-4045February 26, 2013
WHO: Featured speakers and invited guests:
Melissa Harris Perry, MSNBC host, Tulane University professor of political science and author of Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes and Black Women in America
One of the world’s largest and best-preserved stone mosaics has made its final U.S. stop at the Penn Museum.
The Museum’s “Unearthing a Masterpiece: A Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel” exhibition displays a 13-foot by 24-foot section of the Lod Mosaic, from 300 C.E.
Tukufu Zuberi of the School of Arts and Sciences is highlighted for winning awards at the 2013 San Diego Black Film Festival for his first film “African Independence.”
Professor Salamishah Tillet to Discuss Hollywood Depictions of Slavery at Penn Lightbulb Café Feb. 26
Many professors who embark on teaching a massive open online class, or MOOC, may be apprehensive about conveying their subject material to thousands.