Arts & Humanities

Penn in the news

National Jewish Book Awards Cite Philly Authors January 19, 2015 | Jewish Exponent

Kathryn Hellerstein of the School of Arts & Sciences is featured for winning the Barbara Dobkin Award for Women’s Studies for her book A Question of Tradition: Women Poets in Yiddish, 1586-1987.

New Art Museum Exhibit, ‘Represent,’ Showcases Black Artists From Its Collection January 9, 2015 | Philadelphia Daily News

Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw of the School of Arts & Sciences is highlighted for curating an art exhibit titled “Represent: 200 Years of African-American Art in the Philadelphia Museum of Art.”

Video: Penn A Cappella Group Perform for President, First Lady and Emmy Rossum at the White House December 23, 2014 | Philadelphia Magazine

The Penn Shabbatones are highlighted for performing at the White House.

Schwarzman, Piketty, Kerry, Gorman Pick Best Books of ’14 December 12, 2014 | Bloomberg


President Amy Gutmann participates in Bloomberg’s “Best Books of 2014” list selection.

Audio: Can Old Coffee Cause Yellow Fever? December 12, 2014 | “Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

David Barnes of the School of Arts & Sciences talks about his rotten coffee event and yellow fever.