WHO: Aharon Appelfeld, author
School of Arts & Sciences
WHO: David Gibson, assistant professor of sociology at the University of Pennsylvania
PHILADELPHIA – Three acclaimed writers have been tapped to serve as Spring 2012 Fellows at the University of Pennsylvania’s Kelly Writers House.
Performance artist Karen Finley will visit Penn’s campus Feb. 13-14, poet Ron Silliman March 19-20 and American postmodern novelist John Barth April 23-24 for evening readings and informal teaching sessions with young writers, aspiring writers and writer-critics.
Jonathan Moreno of the Perelman School of Medicine and the School of Arts and Sciences co-authors an op-ed about Americans being prepared for a biological weapons attack.
Eric Rabe of the Fels Institute of Government in the School of Arts and Sciences comments on how social media are used to gain attention in the NBA lockout negotiations.
Note for TV and radio: The University of Pennsylvania has a satellite uplink facility with live-shot capability near campus and an on-campus ISDN line.