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)


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 18
Beyond Green Environmentalism:
E/quality of Life and Just Sustainabilities

Julian Agyeman (Urban and Environmental Policy, Tufts Univ)
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


Opens Aug 16 2014
Penn Museum Exhibition

  Opens Nov 1 2014
Itinerant belongings
Slought Exhibitions

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)
Feb 23
The PRICE OF MEMORY (Film Screening)
Karen Marks Madundikwa
Apr 2
MODERNISM and the reinvention of decadence
Vincent Sherry
(English, Washington Univ, St. Louis)

Nov 5
viral texts and the technologies of authorship
Ryan Cordell
(NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks, Northeastern)
Apr 17
APPROaching the audio archive: a symposium on digital sound studies
Tanya Clement
(School of Information, University of Texas at Austin)
Patrick Feaster (Media Preservation Specialist, Indiana Bloomington)
Check the Digital Humanities Forum Calendar for more DH symposia and workshops