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Mahzor

2018-2019 Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies & the Herbert D. Katz Center Distinguished Fellow’s Lecture in Jewish Manuscript Studies

A Mahzor is a Mahzor is a Mahzor?

Studying CAJS Rare MS 382

Professor Elisabeth Hollender, Goethe Institute Frankfurt

Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
Portrait: Jonathan Swift

A Raging Wit

The Life and Legacy of Jonathan Swift

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Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
Receipt of payment for advertising two courses at the University of Pennsylvania in the North-Carolina Star newspaper, 1850

Penn and Slavery:

A Symposium organized by the Penn & Slavery Project
& the Program on Race, Science, and Society

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Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
Advertisement: Mineral teeth

Thomas Evans

and the Professional Press

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Dental Library Display Space , Levy Dental Medicine Library
 Marian Anderson singing at the Lincoln Memorial (Washington, 1939), Marian Anderson Collection of Photographs, Ms. Coll. 198, Kislak Center

Thomas Sovereign Gates Library Lecture Fund

Sound, Gender, and the Color Line

A Symposium and Celebration in Honor of Marian Anderson, Musician and Citizen of the World

Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
Composite image of type from broadside Dreyfus est innocent (France, 1898), Lorraine Beitler Collection of the Dreyfus Affair, Kislak Center

Beitler Collection Distinguished Lecture

The Politics of Paranoia and Nationalism in the Age of Trump

Lecture by Edward-Isaac Dovere

Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
Ms. Codex 910 Decameron, Folio 1r

2018-2019 Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies & Center for Italian Studies Fellow’s Lecture in Italian Manuscript Studies

Writing and Reading Rubrics in the Renaissance Decameron

Rhiannon Daniels, Senior Lecturer in Italian History Bristol University

Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
From Petrus Camper, Natuurkundige Verhandelingen over den Orang Outang (1782)
Monday, September 24: "Paleontology and Connoisseurship"
Monday, September 24: "Paleontology and Connoisseurship"
Monday, September 24: "Paleontology and Connoisseurship"
Tuesday, September 25: "Gods, Humans, Apes: Art History and Evolution"
Tuesday, September 25: "Gods, Humans, Apes: Art History and Evolution"
Tuesday, September 25: "Gods, Humans, Apes: Art History and Evolution"
Thursday, September 27: "Medals and Shells: On Morphology and History, Once Again"
Thursday, September 27: "Medals and Shells: On Morphology and History, Once Again"
Thursday, September 27: "Medals and Shells: On Morphology and History, Once Again"
Initial I with a saint, possibly St. John the Evangelist. Attributed to Sano di Pietro, c. 1470. Free Library of Philadelphia, Lewis E M 25:1.

11th Annual Lawrence J. Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age

Illuminations: Manuscript, Medium, Message

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Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
Common Press Print

Materials Library & Common Press Preview

Curated by German Pallares & Mary Tasillo. Text by Roksana Filipowska & Hannah Bennett

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Fisher Exhibition Space , Fisher Fine Arts Library , 1st floor
Items from the Materials Library on display

Materials Library & Common Press Preview

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Fisher Exhibition Space , Fisher Fine Arts Library , 1st floor
Woodcut detail: twisted tree and a spider web

A Symposium

Romantic Prints on the Move

February 1-2, 2019

Philadelphia Museum of Art & Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts

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Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
Philadelphia Museum of Art's Department of Prints, Drawings, and Photographs, Perelman Building
Detail from Ludwig Abielle, Ill sonates pour le clavicin ou pianoforte opera III (France, 17th century), UPenn Ms. Codex 13, Kislak Center.

A series jointly sponsored by the Penn Music Department & the Kislak Center

Music in the Pavilion

 

September 28, 2018 Musicians from Marlboro
September 28, 2018 Musicians from Marlboro
September 28, 2018 Musicians from Marlboro
September 28, 2018 Musicians from Marlboro
November 9, 2018 Mezzosoprano Meg Bragle
November 9, 2018 Mezzosoprano Meg Bragle
November 9, 2018 Mezzosoprano Meg Bragle
November 9, 2018 Mezzosoprano Meg Bragle
February 15, 2019 Cello Soundings: Tom Kraines & Friends
February 15, 2019 Cello Soundings: Tom Kraines & Friends
February 15, 2019 Cello Soundings: Tom Kraines & Friends
February 15, 2019 Cello Soundings: Tom Kraines & Friends
April 5, 2019 Tempesta di Mare Chamber Players
April 5, 2019 Tempesta di Mare Chamber Players
April 5, 2019 Tempesta di Mare Chamber Players
April 5, 2019 Tempesta di Mare Chamber Players
Sepia photo showing an aisle of Alhambra

Returning Splendor to Ruins

Recovering the Alhambra in Plaster Casts & Prints

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Fisher Exhibition Space , Fisher Fine Arts Library , 1st floor
Wild West show featuring woman with lasso

OK, I'll Do It Myself

Narratives of intrepid Women in the American Wilderness

Selections from the Caroline F. Schimmel Collection of Women in the American Wilderness

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Kamin and Goldstein Family Galleries , Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , First and sixth floors
Women's Voices from American Frontiers
Exhibition Opening & Conference: September 6-7, 2018
Zora Returns to Harlem
One-women Performance: Thursday, October 4, at 7:30-9:00PM
Sarah Bernhardt as Hamlet

A conference in honor of the Philadelphia Playbills Project

Digital & Archival Approaches to Theater History

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Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
New York Voices, ©Ashley Bryan

An Evening with

Ashley Bryan

Renowned Artist, Poet, Storyteller, and Humanitarian

Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
Image from the Dorothy Searle photograph album (1914-17), Ms. Coll. 848

Archives Month Philly Event

Defying Convention

Audacious Women in the Kislak Center Collections

Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
Signe Wilkinson, self portrait (ca. 2017)

Beitler Collection Distinguished Lecture

Trumped

Cartooning in the Wind of the Donald Trump Presidency

Signe Wilkinson, Editorial Cartoonist for The Philadelphia Inquirer

Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
Theatrical poster of woman hanging a broadside proclaiming Come All!

Collections on Display

A Look Back at 20 Years of Penn Libraries Exhibitions

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Kamin Gallery , Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 1st floor
Amacher at Beethoven's tomb: Double image

Maryanne Amacher: An Introduction

A talk by scholar-artist Bill Dietz on the life and work of Maryanne Amacher (1938 – 2009)

Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
Barbara Henry woodcut of Walt Whitman

A Symposium

Whitman at 200

Looking Back, Looking Forward

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Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
Gotham Book Mart graphic: monogram GBM shown with three 18th century men in a boat.

Jay I. Kislak Conference to honor the Kislak Center’s Gotham Book Mart Centennial exhibition

Modernism - Materiality - Meaning

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Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
Sepia photos: Annie Oakley, Pioneer mother, Native American woman

Conference

Women's Voices from American Frontiers

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Detail of poster showing Antoniá Badón as Zora Neale Hurston

Zora Returns to Harlem

Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, 3680 Walnut Street
PEAL

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Wise Men Fished Here

Polyvocal Poetry: Sound and Resound
A Performance of Randall Couch's Peal

Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
Karen Slack in concert from https://www.facebook.com/pg/SopranoKarenSlack/posts/

An evening in Honor of Marian Anderson

Hold On!

Solo recital featuring Karen Slack, soprano, and Yu Xi Wang, pianist

Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor