Category: Events

Marc Sageman on YouTube

Jihad and 21st Century TerrorismA Discussion with Marc Sageman on Leaderless JihadHosted by the New America Foundation on February 20, 2008 Marc Sageman is the author of Leaderless Jihad: Terror… READ MORE

Jewish Art Book Sparks Companion Web Project

As the official release of The Art of Being Jewish in Modern Times approaches, co-editors Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett and Jonathan Karp have extended their collaboration from the printed page to the… READ MORE

Fanny Kemble Author Event 6/27

Deirdre David, author of Fanny Kemble: A Performed Life, will be at the Barnes & Noble bookstore on Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Square to discuss the life of the unconventional Victorian actress… READ MORE

Come to Our House This Saturday

As part of  the University of Pennsylvania Alumni Weekend, the Press will open its doors to the world this Saturday. Visit the Victorian mansion that we call home to meet… READ MORE

Meet the Press at the Fest

The University of Pennsylvania Press is pleased to be a part of the first annual Philadelphia Book Festival, April 21 and 22, 11 a.m – 7 p.m. at the Free… READ MORE

Overcoming Cruelty: What Torture Has Taught Me

William F. Schulz, past president of Amnesty International and editor of the forthcoming The Phenomenon of Torture: Readings and Commentary, will speak at the Drexel University campus in Philadelphia today…. READ MORE