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Ann Waltner and Jacqueline Schwab in Conversation

Ann Waltner and Jacqueline Schwab in Conversation Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 4:00pm 1210 Heller Hall Free and open to the public Download: audio, 360p, or 1080p. Ann Waltner discusses creativity and collaboration with Jacqueline Schwab. They will talk about Schwab’s collaborations with Ken Burns, her work with the durable (and fabulous) band Bare Necessities, […]

Environmental Humanities on the Schuylkill River

Environmental Humanities on the Schuylkill River: From Botanical Garden and Oil Refinery to DataRefuge Thursday, March 9, 2017, at 3:30pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Download: audio, 360p, or 1080p. Bethany Wiggin is the Founding Director of the Penn Program in Environmental Humanities. Her research interests lie in the […]

The Inconvenient Civilization: Why we still can’t get “Byzantium” right

November 10, 2016IASEvents, IAS Thursdays0

The Inconvenient Civilization: Why we still can’t get “Byzantium” right Thursday, November 10, 2016, at 3:30pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Image: Delacroix, Entry of the Crusaders in Constantinople At a time when historical research is emphasizing the interconnections of global history, Byzantium – the continuation of the Roman […]

“Newes from the Dead”: an unnatural moment in the history of Natural Philosophy. April 21, 2016

“Newes from the Dead”: an unnatural moment in the history of Natural Philosophy Thursday, April 21, 2016, at 4:00pm Crosby Seminar Room, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Download: audio, small video, or original. In 1650 Oxford is in the midst of the Bloody civil war, in which divine and secular authority are […]

Origins & continuities in writing the history of science: Ahmed Ragab, Oct. 15, 2015

In the search of a good story: Origins and continuities in writing the history of science Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 4:00pm Crosby Seminar Room, 2nd Floor East Side, 240 Northrop Free and open to the public Download: small video, audio, or original. Ahmed Ragab is the Richard T. Watson Assistant Professor of Science and […]

Missionary Encounters. May 27-29, 2015

Missionary Encounters in the Early Modern World ***Registration Required: Register here*** May 27-29, 2015 1210 Heller Hall, except where noted.   Wednesday, May 27 4:30 Welcome Katharine Gerbner (University of Minnesota) 4:45 Keynote Michelle Molina (Northwestern University) Moderator: Jeanne Kilde (University of Minnesota) Thursday, May 28 9-10:30 Panel 1: Mission Ideals and Missionary Archives Benjamin […]

Beyond the Modernist Understanding of Consciousness. Thursdays at Four, February 26, 2015.

Beyond the Modernist Understanding of Consciousness Thursday, February 26, 2015, at 4:00pm Northrop — Crosby Seminar Room (240) Roundtable with Matthew Chafee, Neuroscience; Jan Estep, Art; Nicole Scott, Cognitive Science; and Daniel Lord Smail, Harvard, History Moderated by Apostolos Georgopoulos, Neuroscience and JB Shank, History Download: audio, small video, or original. Download: audio, small video, […]