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Penn Humanities Forum: Celebrating 10th Anniversary
September 16, 2008 , Volume 55, No. 4

The Penn Humanities Forum (PHF) will celebrate its tenth anniversary with a yearlong series around the theme, Change. The kick-off will begin on Wednesday, September 24 with a lecture by Alexander Nehamas, Edmund N. Carpenter II Class of 1943 Professor in the Humanities, Princeton University. In his lecture, Has Anything Changed Since the Time of Plato?, Dr. Nehamas will discuss the ancients and moderns on the value of change.

The event will be held in Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum, 5-6:30 p.m. It is free and open to the public but attendees must register at www.phf.upenn.edu or (215) 573-8280.

Prior to the lecture, there will be guided tours of the Greek galleries at the Museum.

The Penn Humanities Forum, which began in 1999, explores a new theme each year with a program of public lectures, performances, seminars and exhibitions featuring world-renowned policy makers, scholars, authors, artists and performers, joining the public and the academy in civic dialogue.

For more information about the 2008-2009 schedule of PHF events see www.phf.upenn.edu.



Almanac - September 16, 2008, Volume 55, No. 4