All events are on Sunday, August 31, 2003.
Zellerbach Theatre
Annenberg Center
3680 Walnut Street
Michael Delli Carpini
Irvine Auditorium
Wynn Commons
3401 Spruce Street
Timothy Corrigan
Harrison Auditorium
Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
33rd and Spruce streets (entrance on 33rd Street)
Tina Lu
  Du Bois
Kings Court English
Commuting Students
Fisher Hassenfeld


Please see your RA/GA for your discussion location or check online.

Timothy Corrigan (Irvine Auditorium)
Timothy Corrigan is a Professor of English and Director of Film Studies at Penn. His work in film studies has focused on modern American and international cinema, as well as pedagogy and film. His books include New German Film: The Displaced Image, The Films of Werner Herzog: Between Mirage and History, Writing about Film, A Cinema without Walls: Movies and Culture after Vietnam, and Film and Literature: An Introduction and Reader. His most recent work, The Film Experience (co-authored with Patricia White) will be published in 2004, and he is presently concluding research on a book-length study entitled The Essay Film.
Michael X. Delli Carpini (Zellerbach Auditorium)
Dr. Michael X. Delli Carpini is the Walter H. Annenberg Dean of the Annenberg School for Communication at Penn. Previously, Dr. Delli Carpini served as director of the public policy program of the Pew Charitable Trusts; and he served on the Political Science faculties of Barnard College, Rutgers University, and on the Graduate Faculty of Columbia University. A scholar in American politics, public-opinion research and mass media, Dr. Delli Carpini has authored four books, most recently What Americans Know About Politics and Why It Matters. He has also published dozens of journal articles, essays and panel papers on a variety of political and public-policy topics.

Tina Lu (Harrison Auditorium)
Tina Lu has been an Assistant Professor of Chinese Literature at Penn since 1998. She graduated with an A.B. in East Asian Languages and Civilizations and a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Harvard University. She received a Fulbright Fellowship to study in Taiwan. Professor Lu's research focuses on the fiction and drama of the Ming and Qing dynasties. Her book Persons, Roles, and Minds: Identity in Peony Pavilion and Peach Blossom Fan was published through Stanford University Press last year. She is currently at work on a book on the idea of the empire in late imperial Chinese literature.

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