Arts & Humanities

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Media Contact:Tom Stanley | | (215) 898-4045April 3, 2012

Penn Museum Presents 'African Dance!'

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.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | | 215-898-6460April 2, 2012

Karen Detlefsen Awarded American Council of Learned Societies 2012 Collaborative Research Fellowship

PHILADELPHIA – Karen Detlefsen, associate professor of philosophy and education at the University of Pennsylvania, is the recipient of a 2012 American Council of Learned Societies Collaborative Research Fellowship.  She is among 15 s

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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | | 215-898-9194April 2, 2012

Penn Bioethicist Jonathan Moreno Appointed to UNESCO International Bioethics Committee

PHILADELPHIA — The University of Pennsylvania’s Jonathan Moreno has been invited to join the United Nations Edu

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | | 215-898-4820April 2, 2012

Penn GSE Student Uses Humor to Create Change

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.

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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | | 215-898-6460March 30, 2012

Center for Africana Studies Hosts Jason Moran as Artist in Residence for Series of Public Master Classes

PHILADELPHIA -- Jazz pianist and composer Jason Moran will teach a series of master classes and perform in concert as the Spring 2012 Artist in Residence for the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Africana Studies April 2-4.  All events are free and open to the public.

Audio: Penn Professor John DiIulio on Politics, Religion & Government

March 26, 2012

John DiIulio of the School of Arts and Sciences is featured.

Article Source: WHYY

Penn Fashion Week Sixth Anniversary

March 26, 2012

Penn Fashion Week is featured.

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Trayvon Martin: Racial Divides, Stress and Oppression

Note for TV and radio: The University of Pennsylvania has an on-campus ISDN line and ready access to a satellite uplink facility with live-shot capability.


Dr. Howard Stevenson
Associate Professor,
Graduate School of Education
University of Pennsylvania