Jane Wu is getting an early start at the University of Pennsylvania on a possible future career in research to help save the environment and preserve human health.
Arts & Humanities
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School or Arts & Sciences writes about actor Peter Lorre
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Professor Peter Struck will examine ancient accounts of predicting the future from oracles, omens, and dreams and compare them with modern accounts by cognitive scientists of our abilities to know things in sometimes mysterious ways. Professor Struck says that these are parallel attempts to plumb the depths of how powerful our own powers of knowing are.
Associate Professor of Classical Studies
School of Arts & Sciences
University of Pennsylvania
Penn Lightbulb Café, ‘Ancient Divination and Modern Intuition: A Cognitive History'
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 6-7 p.m.
World Cafe Live Upstairs, 3025 Walnut St., Philadelphia
The talk is part of the Penn Lightbulb Café, a free public-lecture series presented by the School of Arts & Sciences and the Office of University Communications that takes arts, humanities and social-sciences scholarship out of the classroom for a night on the town. Each hour-long talk begins at 6 p.m. and is followed by an audience Q&A. Café events are free and open to the public. Seating is limited. Menu items will be available for purchase.
By Christina Cook
The University of Pennsylvania’s Christopher H. Browne Center for International Politics, Perry World House and School of Arts & Sciences will host the annual conference of the Peace Science Society (International) Oct. 10-11.
The Undergraduate Fine Arts Program at the University of Pennsylvania will hold “Clay@Penn 2014: Pervasive Clay,” an exhibition of ceramic works by 13 local and regional artists at the Charles Addams Fine Arts Gallery on the Penn campus.