September 13, 2018Tulia Falleti on the Chilean coup of 1973 and The Other 9/11 exhibition
Tulia Falleti, Penn political science professor and director of Penn’s Latin American and Latino Studies program, sheds light on the events of the “other” 9/11, the coup of 1973 that displaced the democratically elected president of Chile and instated a military dictator. “The Other 9/11--Memories: Geography of a Decade, Chile 1973-1983," organized by Penn’s Latin American and Latino Studies program and supported by The Sachs Program for Arts Innovation is on exhibit at the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts through October 18, 2018.
August 31, 2018PennDesign Opens Satellite Exhibition Space
POST.SCRIPT. is an offsite multiuse exhibition space that provides an open environment for fine arts students, faculty, and alumni to build upon and expand their studio and exhibition practices.The facility will function as a studio/work space, as well as a satellite location for public programs that engage Penn students from multiple disciplines, as well as the wider Philadelphia arts and culture community.
August 31, 2018Kroiz Exhibit Illuminates the Abstract in Modern Japanese Architecture
In the new exhibit at the Kroiz Gallery in the Architectural Archives, “Critical Abstractions: Modern Architecture in Japan, 1868-2018,” on display through Sept. 24, School of Design architecture lecturer and exhibit curator Ariel Genadt challenges prevailing ideas on the reasons behind the international appeal of modern architecture made in Japan.
August 31, 2018Sara Bachman Named Dean of Penn School of Social Policy & Practice
Sara “Sally” Bachman has been named dean of the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania, effective Jan. 1. Bachman comes to Penn from Boston University. She is the Paul Farmer Professor in the School of Social Work, a research professor in the School of Public Health, and the inaugural director of the Center for Innovation in Social Work and Health, whose mission is to elevate social work leadership and cross-sector collaboration to promote health, health equity and social justice.
August 31, 2018New York Times Article Highlights ICA’s Ree Morton: The Plant That Heals May Also Poison
In "What Does It Mean to Be an Artist and a Mother?" published on August 29 in the New York Times, Alice Gregory writes about the artist Ree Morton and how the ICA's retrospective "reveals the extent of Ree Morton’s brief career, and the agonizing decision women of her era had to make between their children and their work."