Some of us eat to live, and some of us live to eat. For some of us, making and eating food can also be a rich source for cultural analysis and storytelling. this month’s featured materials show some of the many ideas and values food can represent.
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We recently sat down with curator Dot Porter to talk about how she tries to bring very old books to life in the digital world.
Penn’s LGBT Center will be kicking off their Pride activities with a Queer Dance Class on Friday, June 3 , and will be hosting special events throughout the month. In the meantime, LGBT Center staff provided the Penn Libraries with the following recommendations, each of which offers an an inspiring and enriching reading or watching experience
Exploring the meanings of "home": Children’s lit recommendations from the Penn Libraries Community Engagement team
To celebrate the end of the semester, we invited the students from the Community Engagement team to tell us about children's books that feel like “home” to them.
The Penn Libraries is pleased to announce Warhol@Penn Again, a series of exhibitions and programs celebrating the career of the King of Pop Art Andy Warhol during the period 1965-1968.
The Penn Libraries’ recommendations for books and DVDs to celebrate AAPI heritage reflect the diversity of populations comprised in this group.
The international symposium, to be held June 23-24, is supported by a grant from the Terra Foundation for American Art.
As part of this three-year pilot, authors who have published with many Elsevier journals and who were affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania at the time of publication will retroactively have their articles made open access.
Not sure where to begin in your exploration of poetry? Try easing in with a book of lyrics from a beloved musician, a nonfiction book about a poet, or a poetic film.
Just in time for National Library Week, we sat down with our interns to learn about their backgrounds, their experiences working at the information desk in Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center, and what they think every Penn student should know about using the Penn Libraries.