Marybeth Gasman of the Graduate School of Education advocates speaking out about issues without fear.
Arts & Humanities
Sharon Ash of the School of Arts and Sciences says, “Migration patterns are changing things everywhere” in the South.
The Institute of Contemporary Art is featured for the new exhibit “Inhabiting Geometry.”
Tukufu Zuberi of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses a version of “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” that replaces a racial slur with “slave.”
PHILADELPHIA — “Post-Mao Dreaming: Chinese Contemporary Art” opens at the University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross Gallery on Jan. 22.
Featuring 30 prints, drawings, photographs and paintings, this traveling exhibition organized by the Smith College Museum of Art offers a glimpse into the post-Cultural Revolution era in China, following Mao Zedong’s death. It was the time when Chinese artists began to shrug off the restrictions established under Maoist Communism (1949-1979) and reclaim their individuality.
Chad Dion Lassiter of the School of Social Policy and Practice shares his perspective on removing the word from future reprints of the historic novel.
William Labov of the School of Arts and Sciences, author of the Atlas of North American English, remarks on the videomaker’s Philadelphia dialect sound changes.