News & Views
Kathy Peiss writes about “The Denazified Library. Banning books in occupied Germany”. Excerpt of her latest book, published in Lapham’s Quarterly, Jan. 2020
Jared Farmer interviewed for “The long and tangled history of California’s eucalyptus trees”, The Economist, Dececember 2019, and “The Past and the Future of the Earth’s Oldest Trees”, The New Yorker, January 202
Brent Cebul interviewed by the Philadelphia Inquirer for “Racist property deeds kept thousands of Philly homes off-limits to all but white buyers.”
Read a selection of Kathy Peiss's upcoming book, which was published in Time Magazine, here.
Professor Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet was interviewed by Penn Today about the death of Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani.
Ann Farnsworth-Alvear has been awarded an SAS Weiler Fellowship for the Fall 2020 semester. Weiler Fellowships provide teaching relief for the purpose of enhancing research and teaching productivity
Global Environmental History from the Paleolithic to the Present, co-taught by Professors Anne Berg and Marcy Norton, takes on the whole world and “all” of its environments.
Professor Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet was recently the guest of honor at the opening of the Fragile Frontiers-Visions on Iran's In/Visible Borders exhibit at the Yarat Center in Azerbaijan.
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