Friday, February 17 DU BOIS AND DESIGN 12:30PM-2PM, Morgan Building, Ground Floor Co-Sponsor: Department of Sociology and Africana Studies Center
As part of the University’s celebration of the intellectual contributions of W.E.B. Du Bois, Professor of Fine Arts Terry Adkins will unveil The Philadelphia Negro Reconsidered, a suite of 18 Silkcreen Prints.” Assistant Professor of City and Regional Planning Amy Hillier will present the board game “The Ward: Race and Class in Philadelphia’s Seventh Ward” and scenes from the documentary, “A Legacy of Courage: W.E.B. Du Bois and The Philadelphia Negro.”
HAPPY HOUR + ALUMNI ASSOCIATION RESUME REVIEW 5:30PM, Meyerson Basement
PennDesign Alumni will be at happy hour to review resumes and give advice in B2 – bring your resumes and IDs to participate.
Architecture: Stuart Mardeusz, Kling Stubbins;Anthony Caicco, Ballinger; David Hood, Ballinger; Chuck Nawoj, Bohlin Cywinski Jackson.
Landscape Architecture: Jason Austin, Austin-Mergold; Danielle Denk, Parks for People, Philadelphia; Dorothy Daly.
City Planning: Alan Urek, Philadelphia Planning Commission; David Fecteau, Philadelphia Planning Commission; Shawn Rairigh, Gannett Fleming; Bridget Keegan, Penn Praxis.
Fine Arts: Jason Travers, Lehigh University; Max Mason, Gross McCleaf Gallery
Historic Preservation: Fon Wang, UCI Architects; Amanda Caspar, University of Delaware
Monday, February 20 KAHN IN ROME 6PM, Kroiz Gallery, Architectural Archives - 220 South 34th Street, Philadelphia To celebrate the 111th birthday of Louis I. Kahn, son Nathaniel Kahn will unveil his recently-acquired work, Piazza Campidoglio,* Rome, 1950. Registration required.
How should cities change highways to meet cities’ 21st-century needs and contemporary urban lifestyles? The panel discussion, moderated by Aaron Naparstek (Loeb Fellow / Streetsblog), will include Ashwin Balakrishnan (Southern Bronx River Watershed Alliance), Thomas Deller (City of Providence), Peter Park (Loeb Fellow) and Next American City'sDiana Lind.
Amy Hillier, Assistant Professor in the Department of City and Regional Planning at the School of Design will lead an interactive luncheon on the board game she developed with students from the University of Pennsylvania, Haverford College, and local high schools. Lunch will be provided.
Through February 28 "THE DIVIDED SELF" 1-6PM Thurs-Sat, Slought Foundation, 4017 Walnut Street, Philadelphia
On view in the Slought Foundation galleries from January 12-February 28, 2012, the exhibition has been organized by artist and educator Huma Mulji, and features work by Hamra Abbas, Bani Abidi, David Alesworth and Adnan Madani, Amina El-Adroos, Ismet Khawaja, Basir Mahmod, Umber Majeed, and Rashid Rana. Presented in conjunction with the MFA Program in Fine Arts at PennDesign, with whom Slought is partnering in 2012 on a series of visits and projects by international mid-career artists.
Penn IUR Faculty Fellow Michael Katz will discuss his newest book, Why Don’t American CitiesBurn, which explores the marginalization, social isolation and indifference that plague American cities. Commentators include Thomas Sugrue, David Boies Professor of History and Sociology; Walter Licht, Walter H. Annenberg Professor of History; and Jeremy Nowak, President, William Penn Foundation. Book signing and reception will follow.
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