November 8, 2018Robert Drake’s Super Sounds of the ’80s at the ICA
Brandon Baker of Penn Today interviewed XPN DJ Robert Drake ahead of Paint the Dancefloor at the ICA, which he'll be DJing this Friday, November 9. The gathering follows a panel at the Arthur Ross Gallery that marks the 10th anniversary of Arts at Homecoming, and is co-organized by The Sachs Program for Arts Innovation, PennDesign, and the Institute of Contemporary Art.
October 26, 2018ICA Announces the Appointment of Stephanie Garcia as the 2018-2019 Van Doren Fellow
ICA announced the appointment of Stephanie Garcia as the 2018-2019 Van Doren Fellow. The Van Doren Fellow works within both the ICA and the Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing at the University of Pennsylvania to implement collaborative interdisciplinary projects for students between the two organizations as well as on new initiatives to increase student [...]
October 25, 2018Rachel Zolf Offers New Community Writing Course
Community Writing combines theory with practice: students will first study critical and creative writing pedagogy, and then visit a range of Philadelphia communities to write creatively together and form new kinds of community through writing. Students will have the opportunity to work and write with community members from Sayre High School, the FreeWrite Prison Writing [...]
October 25, 2018Kelly Writers House Announces the Clearman Cottage Writers Residency
Buzz Bissinger and Lisa Smith, in collaboration with the Kelly Writers House, are sponsoring a writer’s residency at their guest cottage on the Long Beach Peninsula in the southwest corner of Washington State. Recipients of the Clearman Cottage Residency will reside at a fully appointed cottage on magnificent Willapa Bay, minutes from the Pacific Ocean. The residency [...]
October 24, 2018Spring 2019 Course Spotlight
The spring 2019 courses Intro to Creative Writing: Writing and Performance, Walt Whitman and the People's Press, and Creative Writing and World: Community Writing will be taught and organized by Sachs Program grant recipients.