Salamishah Tillet of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on “of-the-moment issues” addressed in the popular television sitcom “Scandal.”
Arts & Humanities
Mellon Foundation Awards $1.3 Million to the University of Pennsylvania for Humanities and Urbanism Studies
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a $1.3 million grant to the University of Pennsylvania for a five-year innovative, collaborative project entitled Fulfilling and Livable Cities: Design, Urban Life and the Humanities.
A unique collection of posters, collected and curated by Penn professor and PBS History Detectives host Tukufu Zuberi, forms the basis of a provocative new exhibition at the Penn Museum: Black Bodies in Propaganda: The Art of the War Poster, opening at 1:00 pm on June 2, 2013, and running through March 2, 2014.
As a part of its 30th anniversary celebration, the Arthur Ross Gallery is presenting a talk by Ford W.
Justin McDaniel of the School of Arts and Sciences talks about his experience teaching a course where students adopted monk-like behavior for a month.
The Institute of Contemporary Art’s annual Benefit, to be held this evening, April 10, honors Leonard A. Lauder, Chairman Emeritus of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. and the senior member of its Board of Directors. A prominent collection of museum directors and art patrons will attend the event which also celebrates ICA’s 50th year.
Spurred by the efforts of student activists, the University of Pennsylvania’s Asian American Studies Program was formed in the 1996-97 academic year.