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Monday, April 14, 2014

Slavic Languages & Literature Lecture

Andriy Portnov
"Two Ukraines"and Euromaidan. Searching for a New Interpretative Model

DATE: Monday, April 14, 2014
TIME: 12:00pm
LOCATION: 209 College Hall

For more information, please visit:
http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/slavic/events/current_events.htm

Digital Humanities Workshop

Mitch Fraas, Digital Humanities Fellow

DATE: Monday, April 14, 2014
TIME: 12:00pm-1:30pm
LOCATION: Hughes Lounge, 351 Cohen

For more information, please visit:
http://hss.sas.upenn.edu/events/digital-humanities-workshop

Workshop in the History of Material Texts

Blair Hedges, Penn State
"Wormholes and the science of prints and books”

DATE: Monday, April 14, 2014
TIME: 5:15pm
LOCATION: Class of ’78 Pavilion, Kislak Center for Special Collections, 6th floor of Van Pelt-Dietrich Library

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The McNeil Center for Early American Studies Wednesday Brown Bag Session

Anthony Comega, University of Pittsburgh
“Making and Breaking the Loco-Foco Paradigm: The Development of an American National Culture”

DATE: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
TIME: 12:30pm-1:45pm
LOCATION: Seminar Room 105, McNeil Center, 3355 Woodland Walk (34th & Sansom Streets)

Papers are circulated in advance. For copies, please contact the McNeil Center office.

For more information, please visit:
http://www.mceas.org/seminars_brownbag.shtml

Penn Center for Italian Studies Salvatori Lecture

Andrea Gazzoni, University of Pennsylvania
Operation and Repertoire: T he Textuality of Commedia dell’Arte Scenarios

DATE: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
TIME: 6:00pm
LOCATION: Cherpack, 543 Williams Hall

For more information, please visit:
http://www.sas.upenn.edu/italians/event/2014/04/salvatori-lecture

Brave Testimony: Celebrating Poetry of the African Diaspora

Featuring Brenda Marie Osbey

DATE: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
TIME: 6:00pm
LOCATION: The Kelly Writers House, 3805 Locust Walk, Locust Walk is a pedestrian street between (and parallel to) Walnut & Spruce Streets

Free and open to the public.

Co-sponsored by the Center for Africana Studies, Annenberg School for Communication and The Kelly Writers House

For more information, contact the Center for African Studies:
215-898-4965

Or visit:
https://africana.sas.upenn.edu/brave-testimony-featuring-brenda-marie-osbey

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Graduate Student Workshop: APplying for Jobs & Post-Docs

DATE: Thursday, April 17, 2014
TIME: 12:00pm
LOCATION: College Hall 209

The workshop is meant to give a head-start to those who anticipate submitting applications in fall 2014, but grad students at all levels are welcome to attend.  Professors Benjamin Nathans, David Ruderman, and Amy Offner will present, followed by Q&A and informal discussion.

Democracy, Citizenship and Constitutionalism Workshop

Melani Cammett
Non-State Welfare in the Middle East: The Impact on Social Rights

DATE: Thursday, April 17, 2014
TIME: 12:00pm
LOCATION: Silverstein Forum, Stiteler Hall First Floor

For more information, please visit:
http://www.sas.upenn.edu/dcc/event/non-state-welfare-middle-east-impact-social-rights-melani-cammett

Center for East Asian Studies Issues in Contemporary East Asia Colloquium

Saadia M. Pekkanen, University of Washington

DATE: Thursday, April 17, 2014
TIME: 12:00pm-1:30pm
LOCATION: TBD

For more information, please visit:
http://www.ceas.sas.upenn.edu/events.shtml

South Asia Studies Colloquium

Kavita Datla, Mount Holyoke College
"The Origins of Indirect Rule in India: Hyderabad and the British Imperial Order"

DATE: Thursday, April 17, 2014
TIME: 12:00pm-2:00pm
LOCATION: 820 Williams Hall

For more information, please visit:

http://www.southasia.upenn.edu/events/2013/colloquium-speaker-kavita-datla-mount-holyoke-college-origins-indirect-rule-india-hydera

Department of Classical Studies Colloquium

Vivian Nutton, University College London
Celebrating the Centaury: or How Ancient Wisdom Was Forgotten

DATE: Thursday, April 17, 2014
TIME: 4:30pm-6:00pm
LOCATION: TBD

For more information, please visit:
http://www.classics.upenn.edu/events/2014/celebrating-centaury-or-how-ancient-wisdom-was-forgotten/vivian-nutton-university-colleg

Department of Germanic Languages & Literatures

Andrea Grafetstätter, Visiting Professor from Bamberg
Walter

DATE: Thursday, April 17, 2014
TIME: 5:00pm
LOCATION: Max Kade Center, 3401 Walnut St., A Wing, Rm. 329

For more information, please visit:
http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/german/andrea-grafetstaetter-presents-walter

The Philosophy, Politics & Economics Forum presents: The 14th Annual Goldstone Forum

Stanley Fish
Academic Freedom and the Boycott of Israeli Universities

DATE: Thursday, April 17, 2014
TIME: 5:00pm
LOCATION: Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Harold Prince Theater, 3680 Walnut St.

For more information, please visit:
https://www.sas.upenn.edu/events/2014/academic-freedom-and-boycott-israeli-universities

Friday, April 18, 2014

Center for the Study of Contemporary China Friday Forum

Susan Rose-Ackerman, Yale University
Corruption in the Procurement of Pharmaceuticals and Medical Equipment in China: Are Multinationals Especially Vulnerable?

DATE: Friday, April 18, 2014
TIME: 12:00pm
LOCATION: CSCC Conference Room, Fisher-Bennett 345

For more information, please visit:
http://cscc.sas.upenn.edu/events/2014/April/Corruption_Procurement_Pharmaceuticals_and_Medical_Equipment_China

Browne Center for International Politics Workshop

Alexander Thompson, The Ohio State University
TBA

DATE: Friday, April 18, 2014
TIME: 12:00pm-1:30pm
LOCATION: Silverstein Forum at Stiteler Hall

For more information, please visit:
https://bc.sas.upenn.edu/bcip-speaker-series

Penn History of Art Spring Colloquium

Emily Warner, Ph.D. Candidate
"Painting the Abstract Environment:  The Abstract Mural in New York, 1935-1960"

DATE: Friday, April 18, 2014
TIME: 3:30pm-5:30pm
LOCATION: The Howard and Sharon Rich Seminar Room (Jaffe 113)

For more information, please visit:
http://www.sas.upenn.edu/arthistory/events/2014-04-18/spring-colloquium-emily-warner-phd-candidate

Property in South Asia: History, Law and Politics

A Conference at the University of Pennsylvania

DATE: Friday, April 18, 2014 & Saturday, April 19, 2014
TIME: Please see schedule
LOCATION: Please see schedule

Organized by The Department of South Asia Studies and Penn Law School; With support from Penn’s South Asia Center, Department of History, Center for the Advanced Study of India, and the Christopher H. Browne Center for International Politics

For more information, please visit:
https://www.law.upenn.edu/institutes/legalhistory/conferences/property-south-asia/

Or contact Faisal Chaudhry.

Full schedule can be found here.

Chakshudana (Opening the Eyes): Conversations on South Asian Art Celebrating Michael W. Meister

DATE: Friday, April 18, 2014 & Saturday, April 19, 2014
TIME: Please see schedule
LOCATION: Please see schedule

If you plan to attend either event, on Friday and/or on Saturday, please RSVP.

For more information, please visit:
http://www.southasia.upenn.edu/events/2014/south-asia-conference-chakshudana-opening-eyes-conversations-south-asian-art-celebrating

Full schedule can be found here.

Upcoming

Annenberg Seminar in History

Michael Katz, Siyen Fei, Lynn Lees, Thomas Safley, Thomas Sugrue, University of Pennsylvania

The Current State of Urban History

DATE: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
TIME: 4:30pm
LOCATION: 209 College Hall

For more information, please visit:
http://www.history.upenn.edu/annenberg_speakers/index.shtml

Or contact series coordinator, Margo Todd.

Penn History Presents: ‘Thinking with the Past’

Margo Todd, University of Pennsylvania
“Shakespeare and His Queen”

DATE: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
TIME: 7:00pm
LOCATION: Parkway Central Library, Room 108, 1901 Vine Street

The event is free, but tickets are recommended.

To register, please visit www.shakespeares-queen.eventbrite.com or call 215-686-5396.

For more information, please visit:
http://www.history.upenn.edu/thinkingwiththepast/index.shtml

Penn Economic History Forum

Steve Hindle, W.M. Keck Foundation Director of Research, Huntington Library
“Land Tenure and Common Rights on a Warwickshire Estate at the End of the 17th Century"

DATE: Friday, April 25, 2014
TIME: 2:00pm-4:00pm
LOCATION: 209 College Hall

For more information, please visit:
http://www.history.upenn.edu/economichistoryforum/index.shtml

Or contact co-conveners Walter Licht or Daniel Raff.

Phi Alpha Theta Honor Society Induction Ceremony

DATE: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
TIME: 9:00am
LOCATION: College Hall 209

This year over 40 Penn students will be inducted into Phi Alpha Theta, the National History Honor Society.  Breakfast will be served prior to the start of the ceremony.

All inductees who plan to attend should RSVP to Dr. Yvonne Fabella.

History Honors Thesis Symposium

DATE: Friday, May 2, 2014
TIME: 12:00pm
LOCATION: College Hall 209

This year's senior History Honors Thesis students will present their research at the annual Honors Symposium. A poster session will begin at noon, and formal student presentations will begin shortly thereafter


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Penn Economic History Forum

Penn History Presents: 'Thinking With The Past'

Penn Social Science and Policy Forum

Russian History and Culture Workshop

Shryock Lectures in American History

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