News & Views
ANNE BERG - Heritage out of Control: Don’t trash my holocaust (ALLEGRA LAB - Allegra Lab - Anthropology for Radical Optimism, JAN. 2022)
LET THE PEOPLE GO? – History Major, Samuel Strickberger, C’22, investigates Jewish Orthodox reactions to slavery in antebellum America. (By Susan Ahlborn)
Jared Farmer (History) - Jane E. Dmochowski (Earth and Environmental Science) and Irina Marinov (Earth and Environmental Science), talk about the challenges to understanding the Earth’s 4.6 billion year history, and more
Sophia Rosenfeld (Upenn-History), Heather Williams (Upenn-Africana Studies), and David Young Kim (Upenn-Art History), three historians weigh in on how we can understand our past and the Future of History.
Benjamin Nathans - Opinion: Putin is banning the group that memorializes Stalin’s crimes. That’s bad for Russia.
Past confronts present at 'History Speaking' lecture series. Penn Historians will present a series of lively discussions of historical issues that seek to better orient attendees in the current moment.
Welcome to the Department of History at the University of Pennsylvania. Over thirty historians in the standing faculty with a broad range of research specialties advance our understanding of the past.
Brian Kim (Assistant Professor, REES, UPenn
Fashioning the Foreign: Language, Value, and Identity in Imperial Russia
Kristen Ghodsee (REES, UPenn), Mitchell Orenstein (REES, UPenn)
Presentation on their book Taking Stock of Shock: Social Consequences of the 1989 Revolutions
In an age of wrenching social change and momentous global challenges, history gives us fresh perspectives, important distinctions, and a sense of how we got here. This year, join Penn historians for lively discussions of the past that seek to better orient us in the present. Because as events unfold, that’s History Speaking, too.
The Penn & Slavery Project teaches us that no colony, state, or well-funded university was buffered from slavery’s reach. Penn’s story is a national story, and one of great importance to our ongoing efforts to come to terms with our nations’s history of slavery.