Author Archives: Herald of Avian Truth

Keats and Beats: Leslie Shinn

5:00pm Wednesday, November 19th | Philomathean Hall, 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the East Entrance, across from Fisher Fine Arts Library) Leslie Shinn is the coordinator of the College Biochemistry Program and Vagelos Molecular Life Science Program. She … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea with Ilya Vinitsky (Note day change from Thursday to Friday!)

4:00pm Thursday, November 13th | Philomathean Hall, 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the East Entrance, across from Fisher Fine Arts Library) Ilya Vinitsky has been a Professor in the Slavic Languages and Literatures Department at Penn since 2003. … Continue reading

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Meeting the VI: I Like Mike: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Neo-Liberal Transportation Policy

8:00 PM PhST (8:26 PM) Friday, November 14th | Philomathean Hall, 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the East Entrance, across from Fisher Fine Arts Library) Modern American cities have begun to utilize a series of unique tools to … Continue reading

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A Discussion on American Exceptionalism and Foreign Policy with Robert Vitalis

5:00pm Thursday, November 6th | Philomathean Hall, 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the East Entrance, across from Fisher Fine Arts Library) From its origins in Manifest Destiny to the neoconservative movement of today, American exceptionalism has long been … Continue reading

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A Reading by Patrick Flanery with the Philomathean Society and the CompLit UAB

5:30pm Wednesday, November 5th | Philomathean Hall, 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the East Entrance, across from Fisher Fine Arts Library) Join Philo and the Comparative Literature Undergraduate Advisory Board for a reading by novelist Patrick Flanery. His … Continue reading

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Solistimum III: Mad Tea Party

3:00 PM Sunday, September 21st, 2014 | Philomathean Hall, 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the East Entrance, across from Fisher Fine Arts Library) An autumn chill is moving in. We hope that you’ll join us to remember the … Continue reading

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Meeting the Second: The Political Tsunami of the 2014 Indian General Election

8:00pm Friday, September 12th | Philomathean Hall, 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the East Entrance, across from Fisher Fine Arts Library) This year, one of the biggest elections of all time occurred in India. Join Alex Polyak, a … Continue reading

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Lindback Lecture Series: Prof. Jed Esty

5:00pm Monday, April 28nd | Philomathean Hall, 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the East Entrance, across from Fisher Fine Arts Library) Superpower Paranoia and Alien Invasions from H.G. Wells to Steven Spielberg Published in 1898, The War of … Continue reading

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Meeting the Eighth: Landing a Plane: So Easy Your Computer Can Do It

8:00pm Friday, April 25th | Philomathean Hall, 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the East Entrance, across from Fisher Fine Arts Library) Robotics and automation has been a field of rapid development over the past decade. Join us and … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea with Prof. Ponzy Lu

4:00pm Friday, April 25th | Philomathean Hall, 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the East Entrance, across from Fisher Fine Arts Library) What is an antisense molecular beacon? What’s the chemistry behind truffles and the physiology behind taste?  How … Continue reading

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