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February 20, 2019 (Wednesday)
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Fisher-Bennett Hall, room 330 (Grad Lounge)

February 21, 2019 (Thursday)
5:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Fisher-Bennett Hall, room 330 (Graduate Lounge)

February 22, 2019 (Friday)
Mediocrity: Finding the Middle Ground (All day)

Class of 1978 Pavilion, Van Pelt Library, 3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia PA 19104

What made something “mediocre” in the Middle Ages? We often assume that if a manuscript, literary text, or work of visual or performance art has survived from the medieval period, it is exceptional in some way. But what of things that are just OK? What...

9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Class of ’78 Pavilion, 6th floor Van Pelt

E-mail pennmedieval@gmail.com for more information.

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Graduate Student Center Conference Room (2nd floor)

For more information, contact the organizers at pennthropocene@gmail.com.

February 25, 2019 (Monday)
11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Fisher-Bennett Hall, room 330 (Graduate Lounge)

5:15 PM to 7:00 PM

Class of 1978 Pavilion, 6th floor, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library

We will be welcoming Jeremy Dell for a talk entitled: “Dying for History: The Materiality of Ta'rikh in the Niger Bend.” Jeremy writes: 

Locally authored histories, or ta’rikh, have provided crucial sources for scholars of...

February 28, 2019 (Thursday)
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Van Pelt 623

For more information, contact Aylin at malcolma@sas.upenn.edu.

March 1, 2019 (Friday)
fourthyears (All day)

FBH

March 11, 2019 (Monday)
5:15 PM to 7:00 PM

Class of 1978 Pavilion, 6th floor, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library

All are welcome! Those who do not hold University of Pennsylvania ID cards should bring another form of photo identification in order to enter the library building.

March 12, 2019 (Tuesday)
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Fisher-Bennett Hall, room 330

March 13, 2019 (Wednesday)
firstyears (All day)

FBH

4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Fisher-Bennett Hall, room 330 (Grad Lounge)

March 14, 2019 (Thursday)
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

Van Pelt 623

Catherine Innes-Parker is a Professor of Medieval English literature at the University of Prince Edward Island and a Visiting Research Fellow at the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies. An expert on women's literacy and manuscript ownership,...

4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

Fisher-Bennett Hall, room 330 (Graduate Lounge)

March 18, 2019 (Monday)
5:15 PM to 7:00 PM

Class of 1978 Pavilion, 6th floor, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library

All are welcome! Those who do not hold University of Pennsylvania ID cards should bring another form of photo identification in order to enter the library building.

March 19, 2019 (Tuesday) to March 21, 2019 (Thursday)
Faculty and Students (All day)

Fisher-Bennett Hall

March 20, 2019 (Wednesday)
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

TBD

March 22, 2019 (Friday)
(All day)

TBD

Time TBD

March 25, 2019 (Monday)
abd (All day)

FBH

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

440 Williams Hall

For more information, contact the organizers at pennmedieval@gmail.com.

5:15 PM to 7:00 PM

Class of 1978 Pavilion, 6th floor, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library

All are welcome! Those who do not hold University of Pennsylvania ID cards should bring another form of photo identification in order to enter the library building.

March 28, 2019 (Thursday)
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Van Pelt 623

For more information, contact Aylin at malcolma@sas.upenn.edu.

5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Fisher-Bennett Hall, room 135 (Faculty Lounge)

March 29, 2019 (Friday)
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Graduate Student Center Conference Room (2nd floor)

For more information, contact the organizers at pennthropocene@gmail.com.

April 1, 2019 (Monday)
5:15 PM to 7:00 PM

Class of 1978 Pavilion, 6th floor, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library

All are welcome! Those who do not hold University of Pennsylvania ID cards should bring another form of photo identification in order to enter the library building.

April 2, 2019 (Tuesday)
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Kelly Writers House, 3805 Locust Walk, dining room

Please register for this event at ...

April 3, 2019 (Wednesday)
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Fisher-Bennett Hall Faculty Lounge

  • Town Hall to coordinate Department Speaker Series and Graduate Group Coordinators for 2019-20.
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Fisher-Bennett Hall, room 330 (Grad Lounge)

April 5, 2019 (Friday) to April 6, 2019 (Saturday)
(All day)

TBD

April 8, 2019 (Monday)
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Fisher-Bennett Hall, room 330

5:15 PM to 7:00 PM

Class of 1978 Pavilion, 6th floor, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library

All are welcome! Those who do not hold University of Pennsylvania ID cards should bring another form of photo identification in order to enter the library building.

April 9, 2019 (Tuesday)
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Fisher-Bennett Hall, Graduate Lounge, room 330

April 10, 2019 (Wednesday)
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM

TBA

Latitudes is collaborating with the GSWS Graduate Research Colloquium to sponsor this work-in-progress session. 

April 11, 2019 (Thursday)
(All day)

Location TBA | Time TBA

Latitudes welcomes Prof. P.K. Datta of the Centre for Comparative Politics & Political Theory, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University. 

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Van Pelt 623

For more information, contact Aylin at malcolma@sas.upenn.edu.

April 12, 2019 (Friday)
firstyears (All day)

Fisher-Bennett Hall

(All day)

Fisher-Bennett Hall

April 15, 2019 (Monday)
11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Fisher-Bennett Hall, room 330 (Grad Lounge)

5:15 PM to 7:00 PM

Class of 1978 Pavilion, 6th floor, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library

All are welcome! Those who do not hold University of Pennsylvania ID cards should bring another form of photo identification in order to enter the library building.

April 19, 2019 (Friday)
thirdyears (All day)

Fisher-Bennett Hall

April 22, 2019 (Monday)
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

440 Williams Hall

For more information, contact the organizers at pennmedieval@gmail.com.

5:15 PM to 7:00 PM

Class of 1978 Pavilion, 6th floor, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library

All are welcome! Those who do not hold University of Pennsylvania ID cards should bring another form of photo identification in order to enter the library building.

April 24, 2019 (Wednesday)
fifthyears 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Fisher-Bennett Hall, room 135 (Faculty Lounge)

April 26, 2019 (Friday)
secondyears (All day)

Fisher-Bennett Hall

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Graduate Student Center Conference Room (2nd floor)

For more information, contact the organizers at pennthropocene@gmail.com.

April 29, 2019 (Monday)
10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Fisher-Bennett Hall, room 330

August 26, 2019 (Monday)
secondyears 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Faculty Offices

firstyears 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Fisher-Bennett Hall Faculty Lounge (room 135)

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Graduate Lounge

September 4, 2019 (Wednesday)
(All day)

FBH

September 12, 2019 (Thursday)
7:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Log in with Penn Key for location details

October 11, 2019 (Friday)
fifthyears (All day)

FBH

WIPs Sign-up for Wednesday, November 28, 2018 Deadline

October 18, 2019 (Friday)
thirdyears Third Years and Faculty Committees (All day)

FBH

  • Dates for written and oral portions of Field Exams should be scheduled. Written Field Exams begin no sooner than 2 weeks before Thanksgiving and no later than last day of fall classes (Thursday, November 8- Monday, December 10, 2018...
October 19, 2019 (Saturday)
(All day)

Fisher-Bennett Hall

November 8, 2019 (Friday) to December 10, 2019 (Tuesday)
thirdyears Third Years and Faculty Committees (All day)

FBH

  • Written Field Exams begin no sooner than 2 weeks before Thanksgiving and no later than last day of fall classes (Thursday, November 8- Monday, December 10, 2018). Oral portion of Field Exam takes place within 2 weeks of the...
November 8, 2019 (Friday)
fourthyears, fifthyears (All day)

FBH

November 27, 2019 (Wednesday)
fifthyears Faculty and Students 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Fisher-Bennett Hall Faculty Lounge

February 1, 2020 (Saturday)
fifthyears (All day)

FBH

SAS Dissertation Research Fellowships Due to Ann Marie Pitts by 12pm

(Students who expect to complete their dissertation in 2019-20 are ineligible)

fifthyears, sixthyears (All day)

FBH

February 7, 2020 (Friday)
fourthyears, fifthyears (All day)

FBH

fifthyears (All day)

FBH

Graduate Admissions Committee 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Fisher-Bennett Hall Faculty Lounge

February 12, 2020 (Wednesday)
firstyears, secondyears 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Fisher-Bennett Hall Faculty Lounge

50-Book Exam Discussion (12-1pm)

(First Years)

Field Exam List Discussion (1-2pm)

(Second Years)

February 15, 2020 (Saturday)
(All day)

FBH

March 1, 2020 (Sunday)
fourthyears (All day)

FBH

March 13, 2020 (Friday)
firstyears (All day)

FBH

March 17, 2020 (Tuesday) to March 19, 2020 (Thursday)
Faculty and Students (All day)

Fisher-Bennett Hall

March 25, 2020 (Wednesday)
abd (All day)

FBH

April 8, 2020 (Wednesday)
12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Fisher-Bennett Hall Faculty Lounge

  • Town Hall to coordinate Department Speaker Series and Graduate Group Coordinators for 2019-20.
April 12, 2020 (Sunday)
firstyears (All day)

Fisher-Bennett Hall

(All day)

Fisher-Bennett Hall

April 19, 2020 (Sunday)
thirdyears (All day)

Fisher-Bennett Hall

April 24, 2020 (Friday)
fifthyears 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Fisher-Bennett Hall, room 135 (Faculty Lounge)

April 26, 2020 (Sunday)
secondyears (All day)

Fisher-Bennett Hall