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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460May 6, 2008

Carolyn Abbate Joins University of Pennsylvania Faculty as Professor of Music

PHILADELPHIA –- Carolyn Abbate, who ranks among the world’s foremost musicologists, has been appointed the Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Music at the University of Pennsylvania, effective July 1. Abbate comes to Penn from Harvard University where she is the Radcliffe Alumnae Professor at Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and the Fanny Peabody Professor of Music.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460May 2, 2008

The Penn Top Ten: 2008 Summer Reading List

The Penn Top 10

The faculty and staff of Kelly Writers House at the University of Pennsylvania have taken literary stock of their favorite books and chosen 10 for a 2008 summer reading list of oldies and newer selections. In alphabetical order they are:

1. “Brief Encounters with Che Guevara” by Ben Fountain (2007)

2. “Fathers Playing Catch with Sons: Essays on Sport” by Donald Hall (1984)

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Media Contact:Jordan Reese | jreese@upenn.edu | 215-573-6604
Media Contact:Pam Kosty | pkosty@sas.upenn.edu | 215-898-4045May 2, 2008

Penn Museum to Celebrate the Republic of Turkey


PHILADELPHIA –- The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology will spotlight Turkey in Turkish Delight! from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., on Saturday, May 3.

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