What is Philo?Founded in 1813, Philo is a student-run literary society that arranges and hosts free public events, teas, discussions, debates, exhibitions, and more. Come visit us in our historical Philo Halls on the 4th floor of College Hall!
Category Archives: Annual Oration
Thursday, September 29 at 7 PM – 8:30 PM Harrison Auditorium at Penn Museum We is proud to announce our 2016-2017 Annual Oration, featuring Jane Goodall! Following the Oration, there will be a book signing with Dr. Jane Goodall. A … Continue reading
7:00pm Tuesday, March 25th | Huntsman Hall G06 Do you hear that? Come and listen about how sound impacts every aspect of your life from bird song and ocean waves to that ambient music in Starbucks. Discover the ways in … Continue reading
On March 12, 2013, the Philomathean Society welcomed Dr. Richard Dawkins, former Charles Simonyi Professor of the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford University and one of the world’s most prominent evolutionary biologists and outspoken atheists, as our Annual Orator. … Continue reading
Date: March 12, 2013 Time: 6:30 PM Location: Irvine Auditorium, 3401 Spruce Street We’re excited to announce our 2013 Annual Oration speaker, Richard Dawkins. Richard Dawkins is the former Charles Simonyi Professor of the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford … Continue reading
The Philomathean Society of the University of Pennsylvania and the Provost’s Year of Games are proud to announce a public lecture: A Talk by Garry Kasparov Date: April 3, 2012 Time: 6:00PM (Doors open 5:30PM) Location: Harrison Auditorium Penn Museum, … Continue reading
The Philomathean Society of the University of Pennsylvania and the Provost’s Year of Water are proud to announce a public lecture: A Talk by Dr. Jared Diamond Washed Up: The Role of Water in the Collapse of Civilizations Date: April 6, … Continue reading