News & Views
Melissa Teixeira - Health Care as a Human Right: Reflections on Brazil's 1988 Constitution During a Pandemic
Kathy Peiss on the debates, support and opposition in the run-up to the adoption in 1920 of the 19th Amendment
Penn announces plans to remove the statue of George Whitefield and forms working group to study campus names and iconography.
Ann Moyer publishes "The Intellectual World of Sixteenth-Century Florence: Humanists and Culture in the Age of Cosimo I"
Welcome to the Department of History at the University of Pennsylvania. Over thirty historians in the standing faculty with a broad range of research specialties advance our understanding of the past.
The Penn & Slavery Project teaches us that no colony, state, or well-funded university was buffered from slavery’s reach. Penn’s story is a national story, and one of great importance to our ongoing efforts to come to terms with our nations’s history of slavery.