Author Archives: Herald of Avian Truth

Keats & Beats: Ὀδύσσεια for Our Time Too

5:00PM Monday, Apr. 21st | Philomathean Hall, 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the East Entrance, across from Fisher Fine Arts Library) Are you Team Fagles or Team Rieu? Join Professor Emily Wilson to discuss the translation of Homeric … Continue reading

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Meeting the Seventh: The Complete History of Penn Theater

8:00pm Friday, April 18th | Philomathean Hall, 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the East Entrance, across from Fisher Fine Arts Library) From 1757 to today, Penn students have taken to the stage to produce theatre. Come see the … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea with Prof. Eve Troutt Powell

4:00pm Friday, April 18th | Philomathean Hall, 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the East Entrance, across from Fisher Fine Arts Library) Prof. Troutt Powell explores the history of servitude and the slave trade in the Middle East.  She’s … Continue reading

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Dante and Cervantes: Text and National Identity

6:30pm Monday, April 14th | Philomathean Hall, 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the East Entrance, across from Fisher Fine Arts Library) Come join the Philomathean Society for a stimulating panel discussion on Divina Comedia and Don Quijote, codified … Continue reading

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Philomathean Wine Class

This semester, the Philomathean Society will be hosting our annual wine class starting tomorrow, Thursday April 10th. The wine class will consist of four two-hour long sessions centered around the themes of Old World and New World wines and taught … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea with Prof. Patricia Irwin

4:00pm Friday, April 11th | Philomathean Hall, 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the East Entrance, across from Fisher Fine Arts Library) Prof. Irwin is what we might call “well-studied.” She has degrees in English, Philosophy, Painting, Information Systems, … Continue reading

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Lecture and Discussion with Prof. Nadia Heninger

6:30pm Tuesday, April 8th | Philomathean Hall, 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the East Entrance, across from Fisher Fine Arts Library) Join the Philomathean Society for an open-ended discussion on online security, Bitcoin, and deep web economics with … Continue reading

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A Lecture by Stan Veuger and Michael Strain: What You Need to Know about the Economy You Will Be Entering

6:30pm Monday, April 7th | Philomathean Hall, 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the East Entrance, across from Fisher Fine Arts Library) Join the lecture and Q&A session by American Enterprise Institute scholars Stan Veuger and Michael Strain. Come … Continue reading

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Political Rhetorics and Dynamics in Chinese Cultural Revolution

7:30pm Friday, April 4th | Philomathean Hall, 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the East Entrance, across from Fisher Fine Arts Library) Explore how politics is linguistically symbolized to polarize, categorize and mobilize the mass and how rhetorics shape … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea with Prof. Domenic Vitiello

4:00pm Friday, April 4th | Philomathean Hall, 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the East Entrance, across from Fisher Fine Arts Library) Prof. Vitiello has spent his career studying how cities feed themselves, cope with mass migration, and maintain … Continue reading

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