Penn Humanities Forum on Color
2014-2015 CALENDAR

forum on Color

humanities at large

digital humanities forum

Events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted. Pre-registration is required.

FALL 2014

Sept 17
Dr. S.T. Lee Distinguished Lecture
The Writer's Palette
Award-winning author Zadie Smith in conversation with Jed Esty (English, Penn)
Oct 8
Recovering Polychromy in the Statues of Hadrian's Villa
Bernard Frischer (Informatics, Indiana Univ)
Oct 22
The Allure of Indigo
Roald Hoffmann (Chemistry, Cornell)
Nov 12
New Shades of Blue: Black Women Singers in the Seventies
Farah Jasmine Griffin (African American Studies, Columbia)
Nov 19
The Colors of Human Skin
Nina Jablonski (Anthropology, Penn State)
Dec 10
Beautiful Science: The Architecture of Butterflies
Shu Yang (Engineering, Penn) and Daniel Janzen (Biology, Penn), with moderator John Tresch (History of Science, Penn)
 

SPRING 2015

Jan 28
Beyond Green Environmentalism:
E/quality of Life and Just Sustainabilities

Julian Agyeman (Urban and Environmental Policy, Tufts Univ)
Feb 11
Colorful Food: The Asian American Chef and Ethnic-Haute Cuisine
Krishnendu Ray (Food Studies, NYU)
Feb 18
Public Art and the Neighborhoods of Philadelphia
Betsy Casañas (Artist), Ernel Martinez (Artist), and Jane Golden (Philadelphia Mural Arts Program), with moderator Amy Hillier (City and Regional Planning, Penn)
Feb 25
The Kaleidoscopic Brain of Synesthesia
David Eagleman (Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine)
Mar 25
Picturing the News, in color
Vanessa Schwartz
(History and Art History, USC)
film series
 

Second Sundays, Oct 2014–Mar 2015
Local Color
Penn Museum Second Sunday
Culture Films $

  Jan 21, Feb 4, Mar 4, Mar 18 2015
New Black Cinematography
Films of Bradford Young
exhibitions

 

Opens Aug 16 2014
YEAR OF COLOR: stone and MARBLE FROM ANTIQUITY TO the PRESENT $
Penn Museum Exhibition

  Opens Nov 1 2014
Itinerant belongings
Slought Exhibitions

HUMANITIES AT LARGE
Sept 12-13
HAIKU (Conference)
Humanities, the Arts and the Integrated Knowledge University
Oct 1
The Future of Digital
Sarah Kotlova
(Digitaria) and Doree Shafrir (Buzzfeed)
Oct 29
Reading the Bible: Jewish and Christian Interpretations of the First Verse of Genesis (EVENT CANCELLED)
David Ruderman
(History, Penn) and Peter Stallybrass (English, Penn)
Nov 9
PHF at Chicago Humanities Festival
Shakespeare's Sherlock $
Zachary Lesser
(English, Penn)

DIGITAL HUMANITIES FORUM
Nov 5
viral texts and the technologies of authorship
Ryan Cordell
(NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks, Northeastern)
Check the Digital Humanities Forum Calendar for more DH symposia and workshops