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Video: Understanding America’s Legacy of Slavery April 26, 2015 | “Melissa Harris-Perry Show,” MSNBC

Salamishah Tillet and Thomas Sugrue of the School of Arts & Sciences join a conversation about actor Ben Affleck’s ancestors and the legacy of slavery.


Shakespeare – Not to Be – As a Required Course at Top Colleges April 23, 2015 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Rebecca Bushnell and Michael Gamer of the School of Arts & Sciences comment on Shakespeare’s literature being offered in courses at Penn.


See If You Can Guess Why BuzzFeed Deleted These Three Posts April 20, 2015 | Washington Post

Victor Pickard of the Annenberg School for Communication says, “As the distinctions between advertising the news operations continue to blur, we can expect more of these controversies in the future.”


A Digital Reboot of Humanities at U of Penn April 14, 2015 | “Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Jeffrey Kallberg of the School of Arts & Sciences talks about Penn’s newly announced Price Lab for Digital Humanities.


Penn Student Brings Native American Rappers Together at Penn Museum March 19, 2015 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Student Talon Bazille Ducheneaux is featured for organizing an event at the Penn Museum titled “Modern Native Voices: The Medium of Hip Hop New Music with a Distinctly Native Beat.” Lucy Fowler Williams is also cited as a curator for the exhibit “Native American Voices: The People – Here and Now.”