Category Archives: Events

Feminism in Shakespeare with Dr. Phyllis Rackin

Wednesday 4:00PMm 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the east entrance across Fisher Fine Arts) Join Dr. Phyllis Rackin and the Philomathean Society as we critically examine the role of women in the life of the great playwright Shakespeare, … Continue reading

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Solistimum I (Wednesday 8:30PM)

Wednesday 8:30PMm 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the east entrance across Fisher Fine Arts) p>On this day in history… Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice is first published in England on January 28th, 1813. Come to Philo’s first Solistimum … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea with Allyn Miner (Friday 4PM)

Friday 4:00pm 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the east enntrance across Fisher Fine Arts) Allyn Miner has been a Senior Lecturer in South Asia Studies at the University of Pennsylvania since 1988. She teaches a number of courses … Continue reading

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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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Meeting the V: Financial Frankenstein: Restitching the Post-Recession Economy

8:30pm Friday, October 31st | Philomathean Hall, 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the East Entrance, across from Fisher Fine Arts Library) In a dark dark city, there was a dark dark trading floor, and on that dark dark … Continue reading

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Speakgreen: Honoring the Voices of Naturalist Writers and the Modern Land Conservation Ethic

5:30pm Wednesday, October 22nd | Philomathean Hall, 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the East Entrance, across from Fisher Fine Arts Library) Join the Penn Environmental Group in collaboration with the Kelly Writers House and the Philomathean Society for … Continue reading

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