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Monday, April 21, 2014

Center for the Study of Contemporary China Conference

The State of Legal Development In China: Issues and Evidence

DATE: Monday, April 21, 2014
TIME: 9:00am-5:30pm
LOCATION: Silverman 245, Penn Law School

For more information and for a full schedule, please visit:
http://cscc.sas.upenn.edu/events/2014/April/State_Legal_Development_China

History & Sociology of Science Workshop

Chris Hamlin, University of Notre Dame
"Dracula, Malaria, Cachexia:  Rethinking the security of the self, c. 1900"

DATE: Monday, April 21, 2014
TIME: 3:30pm-5:30pm
LOCATION: 337 Cohen Hall

For more information, please visit:
http://hss.sas.upenn.edu/events/hss-workshop-tbc-2

University of Pennsylvania Africa Center Speaker

Jeff Ramsay, Office of the President of Botswana, Historian and Penn Alum (COL ’80)
“Environmental Challenges and  Resource Management in  Botswana”

DATE: Monday, April 21, 2014
TIME: 4:00pm-5:30pm
LOCATION: 639 Williams Hall

For more information, please visit:
http://www.africa.upenn.edu/asc/2014ramsay.pdf

Penn Humanities Forum: Forum on Violence

Gayle Salamon, Princeton University
“If something wasn’t done soon”: The Murder of Larry King

DATE: Monday, April 21, 2014
TIME: 5:00pm-6:00pm
LOCATION: Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum, 3260 South St.

For more information, please visit:
http://www.phf.upenn.edu/13-14/salamon.shtml

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Mining and Archaeology: Afghanistan’s Past, Present and Future

Philippe Marquis, Director, Délégation Archéologique Française en Afghanistan (DAFA)
“Recent Work at Mes Aynak and Future of Archaeology in Afghanistan”

Noora Arfaa, Operation Analyst, Sustainable Energy – Gas, Oil, Mining (SEGOM), World Bank
“Mining and Archaeology: The World Bank’s Approach to Mes Aynak and other Mining Sites in Afghanistan

Xinru Liu, Associate Professor, The College of New Jersey
“Afghanistan: An Interface between India and Central Asia”

DATE: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
TIME: 4:00pm-6:00pm
LOCATION: Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum, 3260 South St.

Sponsored by Penn History of Art, Penn Cultural Heritage Center and Penn Museum

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.

2014 Frank P. Bowman Lecture in French Studies

Daniel Sangsue
De quelques apparitions dans le roman du XIXème siècle

DATE: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
TIME: 4:00pm
LOCATION: Cherpack Seminar Room, 543 Williams Hall

For more information, please visit:
http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/roml/images/posters/Sangue.jpg

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies Ruth Meltzer Seminar Series

Gershon David Hundert, McGill University
"Leibusch the Lawless and His Border Tavern"

DATE: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
TIME: 12:00pm
LOCATION: Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, 420 Walnut St.

For fellows, Penn faculty, and invited guests only.

RSVP required. Please contact Carrie Love.

For more information, please visit:
http://katz.sas.upenn.edu/news-and-events/gershon-david-hundertmcgill-university-leibusch-lawless-and-his-border-tavern

Center for the Advanced Study of India Speaker

Anuradha Raman, Senior Associate Editor, Political Bureau, Outlook Magazine
A Story of Censorship: How the Right to Take Offense is Shrinking Free Speech in India

DATE: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
TIME: 12:00pm-1:30pm
LOCATION: Center for the Advanced Study of India, 3600 Market St., Suite 560

For more information, please visit:
http://casi.sas.upenn.edu/events/anuradharaman

The Challenges of Asymmetrical Alliance

Fumiaki Kubo

DATE: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
TIME: 4:30pm-6:00pm
LOCATION: Silverstein Forum, Stiteler Hall First Floor

Co-sponsored by Penn DCC, Center for East Asian Studies, and the Browne Center for International Politics

For more information, please visit:
http://www.sas.upenn.edu/dcc/event/dcc-cosponsored-event-challenges-asymmetrical-alliance-japan-and-us-fumiako-kubo

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

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Comparative Politics Workshop

Nicholas Sambanis, Yale University

DATE: Thursday, April 24, 2014
TIME: 12:00pm-1:30pm
LOCATION: Silverstein Forum, Stiteler Hall

For more information, please visit:
http://www.sas.upenn.edu/polisci/events/2014-04-24/comparative-politics-workshop-sambanis

Global Distinguished Lecture

Ron Eglash, UCSC

DATE: Thursday, April 24, 2014
TIME: 6:00pm
LOCATION: Berger Auditorium, Skirkanich Hall, 200 S. 33rd St.

Co-sponsored by Middle East Center, Africa Center, Center for East Asian Studies, and South Asia Center

For more information, please visit:
http://www.africa.upenn.edu/asc/gdlegglash0414.jpg

The Myth of the Great War: An International Conference

DATE: Thursday, April 24, 2015 & Friday, April 25, 2014
TIME: Please see full schedule
LOCATION: Please see full schedule

For more information, please visit:
http://www.sas.upenn.edu/italians/event/2014/04/myth-great-war-international-conference

Friday, April 25, 2014

Digital Humanities Forum: Tools-and-Techniques Luncheon

Amy Hillier, Project Director, The Ward, Dept. of City and Regional Planning, University of Pennsylvania

Stephanie Boddie, Oral History Director, The Ward, School of Social Work and The Center on Race and Social Problems, University of Pittsburgh; Fox Leadership and The Program for Research on Religion and Urban Civil Society, University of Pennsylvania

Saundra Tomlinson-Clarke, Great-granddaughter of Seventh Ward resident, Graduate School of Education, Rutgers University

Remaking the Seventh Ward through Digital Mapping and Storytelling

DATE: Friday, April 25, 2014
TIME: 12:00pm-1:30pm
LOCATION: Collaborative Classroom, 1st floor, Penn Library, 3420 Walnut St.

Pre-registration required. Please email with name and academic affiliation.

For more information, please visit:
http://humanities.sas.upenn.edu/13-14/dhf_hillier.shtml

Social Science & Policy Forum Workshop

Laurencio Sanguino, SSPF Postdoctoral Fellow
The Origins of Migration Between Mexico & the United States, 1905-1945”

Comments by Jose Moya (Barnard College) and Madeline Hsu (University of Texas, Austin)

DATE: Friday, April 25, 2014
TIME: 2:00pm-3:30pm
LOCATION: 205 College Hall

For more information, please visit:
http://www.sas.upenn.edu/sspf/event/2014/origins-migration-between-mexico-us-laurencio-sanguino-sspf-postdoctoral-fellow-jose-moya

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.

The McNeil Center for Early American Studies Friday Seminar

Andrew R. L. Cayton, Miami University
Fred Anderson, University of Colorado
A Chapter from Imperial America, 1672-1764

DATE: Friday, April 25, 2014
TIME: 3:00pm
LOCATION: The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, 1300 Locust St.

Requests to receive access to seminar papers online should be sent to the McNeil Center Office.

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

History of Art Spring Colloquium

Charlotte Ickes, Ph.D. Candidate
“Radical Spectacle”

DATE: Friday, April 25, 2014
TIME: 3:30pm
LOCATION: The Howard and Sharon Rich Seminar Room (Jaffe 113)

For more information, please visit:
http://www.sas.upenn.edu/arthistory/events/2014-04-25/spring-colloquium-charlotte-ickes-phd-candidate

South Asia Conference

Transitions in Indian Music and Dance in the Colonial Indian Ocean, c.1750-1950

DATE: Friday, April 25, 2014 & Saturday, April 26, 2014
TIME: Please see full schedule
LOCATION: Please see full schedule

For more information, please visit:
http://sites.sas.upenn.edu/transitions2014/

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Sunday April 27, 2014

Remembering Tragedy: Commemoration and Memorialization in America

DATE: Sunday, April 27, 2014
TIME: 4:00pm
LOCATION: National Museum of American Jewish History (corner of 5th & Market Streets)

Presented by the National Museum of American Jewish History and the Jewish Studies Program

$8/FREE for Members and PennCard holders.

Registration required. Please visit:
http://www.nmajh.org/CalendarEvent.aspx?eventid=158

Upcoming

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.

Annenberg Seminar in History

Stephanie McCurry, University of Pennsylvania
Teaching and Surviving a MOOC: One View

DATE: Tuesday, April 29, 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.

20th Annual Gruss Colloquium in Judaic Studies

"Constructing Borders and Crossing Boundaries: Social, Cultural and Religious Change in Early Modern Jewish History"

DATE: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - Thursday, May 1, 2014
TIME: Please see full schedule
LOCATION: Please see full schedule

Academic sessions open to the public.

The JHI at 75: An Anniversary Conference

DATE: Thursday, May 1, 2014 & Friday, May 2, 2014
TIME: Please see full schedule
LOCATION: Class of 1978 Pavilion, Van Pelt Library, 6th floor

This event is free and open to the public.

With special thanks for their generous sponsorship to the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania; the Departments of Classical Studies, English, Germanic Languages and Literatures, History, Philosophy, and Political Science; the Program in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory; and the Penn Humanities Forum

For more information and a full schedule, please visit:
http://www.history.upenn.edu/jhi_conference/

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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