October 7, 2022Poet Wes Matthews combines writing, music, research, and service
Poet Wes Matthews is a fourth-year at the University of Pennsylvania and a former Philadelphia Youth Poet Laureate. His mother, poet Airea D. Matthews, is a Penn alumna and the current Philadelphia Poet Laureate. She’s the first to read his work. He’s the first to read hers.
October 6, 2022‘Citizenship on the Edge’
In a new book, anthropologist Deborah A. Thomas and political scientist Nancy J. Hirschmann look at who’s kept out of social governance and belonging.
October 5, 2022Ken Lum on art and controversy
The Marilyn Jordan Taylor Presidential Professor and Chair of Fine Arts at the Weitzman School, who has solo art exhibitions in New York and Ontario, discusses his art and controversy surrounding it.
October 3, 2022ModPo celebrates its first decade
Modern and Contemporary Poetry, free on Coursera, was founded by English Professor Al Filreis at Kelly Writers House in 2012 and now has 69,000 people enrolled from around the world.
October 3, 2022Announcing The Sachs Program for Arts Innovation 2023 Grant Cycle
The Sachs Program announces the opening of our 2022–2023 annual grant cycle supporting innovative arts activities throughout the University of Pennsylvania community.