A selection of materials from the Penn Libraries about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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What influence has Russian literature had on the countries and cultures on its periphery?
The Penn Libraries is expanding its collection of children’s and young adult literature with the goal of privileging underrepresented voices, cultures, and perspectives.
Learn about some of the films and popular Hindi film directors that you will find in the Penn Libraries collection.
The works of Homer, Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides, continue to speak to modern audiences from a diversity of cultures and regions.
Sample the cookbooks featuring food of the Middle East that you can find at the Penn Libraries.
A selection of materials in Indigenous languages from the Penn Libraries, produced from the 17th to the 21st centuries.
Since the early 1800s, Penn Libraries has collected materials from across South Asia. To date, this collection includes materials in more than 20 of the 74 languages spoken in Pakistan. The strength of this collection is both in its eclecticism and expansiveness, with more than 19,000 items in Urdu alone
There are multiple ways to investigate the concept of “ethnicity” in the ancient world. The first is to examine how (or whether) ancient cultures thought about ethnicity or race. Scholars generally concur that Greek and Roman cultures did not think in terms of race and ethnicity
In recent weeks, unjust, unfair, and unwarranted acts of violence against the Black community have galvanized the United States — and the world — into protest against the insidiousness and perpetuity of racism in American society. These protests have been a clarion call for individuals to examine their own racial conditioning.