PHILADELPHIA -– The preservation of ancient Maya sites, efforts to sustain modern Maya cultural traditions and the need to conserve vanishing tropical forests and coastal environments are all are on the agenda April 11-13 when the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology collaborates with the Nature Conservancy to present its 26th annual Maya Weekend. This year’s theme is “The Future of the Maya World.”
Arts & Humanities
Media Contact:Jordan Reese | email@example.com | 215-573-6604March 20, 2008
PHILADELPHIA — “Remembered Light – Destruction and Resurrection: Glass Fragments from World War II,” which opens at the University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross Gallery on March 29, is a traveling exhibit that presents the works of 13 contemporary European and American artists and incorporates shards of stained glass from destroyed churches.
New Book "Kerner Plus 40 Report" Assesses Racial Progress in America Since 1968 Kerner Commission Report
PHILADELPHIA –- The “Kerner Plus 40 Report” is an assessment of how far the nation has come in dealing with racial inequality and tensions 40 years after the seminal report issued by the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders, known as the Kerner Commission.
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