Ian Lustick of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on the Ennahda political party in Tunisia.
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Steven Hahn of the School of Arts and Sciences is featured for joining the Pulitzer Prize board.
PHILADELPHIA – Steven Hahn of the University of Pennsylvania has been elected to the 20-member Pulitzer Prize Board. Hahn is the Roy F. and Jeannette P. Nichols Professor of History at Penn.
Hahn won the Pulitzer Prize for history in 2004 for A Nation Under Our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South from Slavery to the Great Migration. The book also received the Bancroft Prize for Best Book in American History and the Merle Curti Prize in Social History given by the Organization of American Historians.
Young-Hoon Kim of the School of Arts and Sciences is highlighted for research about accurate feedback for students.
WHO: Aharon Appelfeld, author
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.