Author Archives: Herald of Avian Truth

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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A Tea on Tea

5:30PM Monday, Apr. 21st | Faculty Lounge, Fisher Bennett Hall Join the Philomathean Society and the Penn English Department for our Tea on Tea with Professor Chi-ming Yang. We will discuss the history, politics, and social impact of tea, all … Continue reading

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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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