All events are on Sunday, August 31, 2003.
3680 Walnut Street
Michael Delli Carpini
3401 Spruce Street
of Archaeology and Anthropology
33rd and Spruce streets (entrance on 33rd Street)
Kings Court English
Please see your RA/GA for your discussion location
or check online.
Timothy Corrigan (Irvine
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
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.