Category Archives: Events

Meeting the First: How Immortality Will Kill You

8:00pm Friday, April 25th | Philomathean Hall, 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the East Entrance, across from Fisher Fine Arts Library) Why do we age? Why should we age? The discovery of the telomere and subsequent studies into … Continue reading

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Afternoon Tea with Daniel Shapiro

4:00pm Friday, September 5th | Philomathean Hall, 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the East Entrance, across from Fisher Fine Arts Library) According to Daniel Shapiro, we may be able to “speak” within the medium of music. Are musical … Continue reading

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The Philomathean Society’s NSO Solistimum: Masque of the Red Death

8:30pm Monday, August 25th | Philomathean Hall, 4th Floor College Hall (Please enter by the East Entrance, across from Fisher Fine Arts Library) You are cordially invited to a night of intrigue with the Philomathean Society, Penn’s oldest student organization … 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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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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