November 24, 2021A more just world
With over 30 years of Latin American and Latinx Studies at Penn, the academic program was established as a center in July. The Center for Latin American and Latinx Studies (CLALS) offers a certification for graduate students as well as an undergraduate major and minor, the popularity of which has doubled in the last five years.
November 22, 2021Learning to listen in troubled times
A recent lecture and set of workshops presented by SNF Paideia in partnership with the Weitzman School of Design and the Center for Experimental Ethnography took on the issue of listening together with two speakers who have transformed what it means to listen and what the act of listening can achieve.
November 18, 2021Alternative literary history
A decade of research by Emily Steiner has resulted in new book about the work of John Trevisa, a 14th century author who translated encyclopedias and other informational texts.
October 29, 2021Gender and identity: A lecture on diversity
In the first in a series of diversity lectures offered through the Office of Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity Programs, Melissa E. Sanchez of the School of Arts & Sciences spoke on “Addressing a More Complex and Encompassing Understanding of Identity.”
October 27, 2021Al Filreis dwells in possibility
Celebrating poetry and literature at Penn since 1985, Al Filreis continues to create community at the home for writers he founded in a Locust Walk house a quarter-century ago.