Penn Museum’s exhibit “Run! Super-Athletes of the Sierra Madre” is featured.
Arts & Humanities
Did the Maya believe the world would end in December 2012?
With MAYA 2012: Lords of Time—a world premiere exhibition opening May 5th—the Penn Museum confronts the current fascination with the year 2012, comparing predictions of a world-transforming apocalypse with their supposed origins in the ancient Maya civilization. The exhibition is presented in partnership with the Instituto Hondureño de Antropologia e Historia of the Republic of Honduras, and runs through January 13, 2013.
A diverse gathering of local dance performers lights up the stage Wednesday, April 25 at 6:00 pm with African Dance! This evening of African and African-influenced steps and moves features hip-hop dance by Rennie Harris RHAW, tap and percussive dance by Germaine Ingram and Bobby Zankel, West African dance by the Cachet Ivey Performing Arts Collective, and the Umfundalai technique of Kariamu & Company: Traditions.
Karen Detlefsen Awarded American Council of Learned Societies 2012 Collaborative Research Fellowship
PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania’s Jonathan Moreno has been invited to join the United Nations Edu
David Low is a funny guy. As a teacher in Arizona, he had funny students, and he is convinced they helped get rid of an unnecessary test.
Low, a Ph.D. student in the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, told the story at a recent meeting for teachers and prospective teachers in suburban Philadelphia.
Center for Africana Studies Hosts Jason Moran as Artist in Residence for Series of Public Master Classes
John DiIulio of the School of Arts and Sciences is featured.