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Ms. Codex 315, Miscellany of religious verse and prose, 15th century, fol. 2r

SIMS Italian Studies Fellow in Italian Manuscript Studies

Texts on Flyleaves

An Investigation on Petrarch’s Writing Uses

Professor Maddalena Signorini, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy

Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
Detail from fold-out engraved image in Charles Crawford, Observations on Negro-Slavery (Philadelphia: Eleazer Oswald, 1790)

The A.S.W. Rosenbach Lectures in Bibliography

Printing Abolition: How the Fight to Ban the British Slave Trade Was Won, 1783–1807

Michael F. Suarez, S.J., Director, Rare Book School and University Professor, University of Virginia

March 16, 17, and 19, 2020

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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
"Master B.F.,” Decorated letter P from the Santi Angelo e Niccolò at Villanova Sillaro choirbooks; Lombardy, ca. 1500. The Free Library of Philadelphia, Lewis E M 76:52

Making the Renaissance Manuscript

Discoveries from Philadelphia Libraries

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Goldstein Family Gallery , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
Making the Renaissance Manuscript: Discoveries from Philadelphia Libraries
Exhibition tour, opening, and catalogue launch - Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Detail from Ludwig Abielle, Ill sonates pour le clavicin ou pianoforte opera III (France, 17th century), UPenn Ms. Codex 13, Kislak Center.

Sponsored by the Penn Music Department, the Kislak Center, & the Albrecht Music Library

Music in the Pavilion

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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
September 27, 2019 Night Music Chamber Ensemble
November 8, 2019 "The varies Carols I Hear" Penn Sings Whitman
January 17, 2020 Jasper String Quartet & Friends
April 10, 2020 Arcana New Music Ensemble
Sergei Rachmaninoff at piano and Eugene Ormandy. Photo courtesy of the Adrian Siegel Collection/Philadelphia Orchestra Archives

Rachmaninoff’s Symphonic Dances and Its Premiere by the Philadelphia Orchestra:

Celebrating the Rediscovery of a Historic Recording

Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
LJS 438, Neoplatonic and neopythagorean translations (Florence, ca. 1475)

Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies
Visiting Research Fellow’s Lecture

Riddles and Puzzles

Pythagoras in the Italian Quattrocento

Anna Corrias, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Toronto

Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
Ashley Bryan, "Peggy" illustration from Feedom Over Me (Simon & Schuster, 2016)

Remarkable Figures

Women in the Art of Ashley Bryan

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Snyder-Granader Study Alcove , Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 6th floor
Halper 004, University of Pennsylvania, Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies Library, Cairo Geniza Collection

Scribes of the Cairo Geniza Transcribe-a-thon

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

Music in the Stacks

Penn Chamber Student Musicians

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S.T. Lee Lounge , Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center , 1st floor
Covers of two journals, The Black Scholar and Black Lesbians, from the Joanna Banks Collection.

2020 Jay I. Kislak Symposium

Black Women Writing Across Genres
in the Late 20th Century

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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