Arts & Humanities


Russian Punk Activists Pussy Riot Speak at Penn

March 18, 2015

Kevin Platt of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for moderating an event featuring Russian punk-political activist duo Pussy Riot. William Burke-White of the Law School is also mentioned as the director of the Perry World House that is set to officially open in January.

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Review of ‘Beneath the Surface: Life, Death and Gold in Ancient Panama’ at the Penn Museum

March 18, 2015

Clark Erickson of the Museum is quoted about curating the reviewed exhibit “Beneath the Surface: Life, Death and Gold in Ancient Panama.”

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

What Your Tweets Say About You

March 18, 2015

Graduate student Johannes Eichstaedt of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for analyzing tweets to hel

Article Source: New Yorker
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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | | 215-573-8151March 16, 2015

Founders of Russian Art Collective Pussy Riot to Speak at Penn

WHO:            Masha Alekhina and Nadya Tolokonnikova, Russian conceptual artists and founding members of the art collective Pussy Riot

WHAT:          “A Conversation With Pussy Riot”

Audio: With City in Flux, Public Art Project Seeks New Ideas for New Philly Monument

March 12, 2015

Penn is mentioned as a partner for the “Monument Lab: Creative Speculations for Philadelphia” project.

Ghosts on Penn’s Campus? What Do Penn Officials Have to Say?

March 10, 2015

Justin McDaniel and other members of the Penn Ghost Project share their thoughts about creating an online ghost story a

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Audio: Historic South Philly Church Finds Salvation in Group Effort

March 9, 2015

Aaron Wunsch of the School of Design talks about his involvement with helping save Philadelphia’s 19th 

Constance Clayton Still a Philadelphia Force – in Art

March 9, 2015

Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw of the School of Arts & Sciences is mentioned for helping curate the “Represent: 200 Years of

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Race in Iraq and Syria to Record and Shield Art Falling to ISIS

March 8, 2015

Katharyn Hanson of the Museum comments on antiquities in Iraq and Syria damaged by extremist group ISIS.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | | 215-898-6460April 1, 2015

Consumed by Love of Cooking, Penn Senior Is a Student by Day, Chef at Night

From interning in a kitchen breaking down hundreds of lobsters to hunting truffles in Italy to hosting random four course dinner parties, Amanda Shulman lives to cook. The University of Pennsylvania senior has completed the first level of basic cuisine from Le Cordon Bleu in Paris and is as likely to fall asleep reading a cookbook as she is reading a textbook studying for class.