May 17, 2018Penn Announces Its Appointment for the H. Carton Rogers III Vice Provost and Director of the Penn Libraries
On May 17, University of Pennsylvania Provost Wendell Pritchett announced the appointment of Constantia Constantinou as the H. Carton Rogers III Vice Provost and Director of the Penn Libraries, effective Aug. 1. Read Penn Today's feature to learn about Constantinou and her exciting background, including degrees in music and music theory.
May 17, 2018PennSound Releases PoemTalk Podcast Episode 124
PennSound recently released PoemTalk podcast episode 124—a discussion of Jack Kerouac’s "Old Angel Midnight" with Michelle Taransky, J.C. Cloutier, and Clark Coolidge.
May 17, 2018PennDesign Faculty and Alum Win National Design Awards
The National Design Awards program celebrates design as a vital humanistic tool in shaping the world, and seeks to increase national awareness of design by educating the public and promoting excellence, innovation, and lasting achievement. Last week the 2018 awards were anounced. The Architecture Design prize was awarded to WEISS/MANFREDI, the firm led by Graham Chair Professor of Architecture Marion Weiss and Michael Manfredi. Alumna Anne Whiston Spirn (MLA’74), a landscape architect and MIT professor, won the Design Mind prize.
May 17, 2018MFA Alum Receives 2018 New York Artadia Award
Artadia has announced the recipients of its 2018 New York Artadia Awards, which include Jessica Vaughn (MFA '11). The judging panel comprised Monique Long, an assistant curator at South Africa’s Zeitz MOCAA; artist Lorna Simpson; Jamie Stevens, a curator at Artists Space in New York; and Carmen Hermo, assistant curator at the Brooklyn Museum’s Sackler Center for Feminist Art.
May 9, 2018Guthrie Ramsey Analyzed Childish Gambino’s “This Is America” Video for Time Magazine
Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor of Music and Musiqology editor-in-chief was featured in an article on TIME Magazine's website last week analyzing Childish Gambino/Donal Glover's video for "This Is America."