Undergraduate Research Seminar

Forum on Heritage, 2022-2023

Wolf Undergraduate Humanities Forum (WUHF) meetings are open to invited guests only.

 

  • February 10, 2:00 pm

    Humanities Conference Room, Williams 623

    Workshopping:
    Ezra Chan
    , A Legacy of Loss: An Ethical Exploration of Human Remains in Collections
    Respondents: Wes Matthews, Tyler Kliem

    Vita Raskeviciute, Mythmaking on the Crossroads: Rethinking National Narratives in Post-Communist Lithuania
    Respondents: Olive Coles, Aili Waller

  • February 17, 2:00 pm

    Humanities Conference Room, Williams 623

    Workshopping:
    Miriam Shah
    , Inheriting Political Myth: India’s National Identity?
    Respondents: Olive Coles, Wes Matthews

    Olive Coles
    , An Investigation into Ideas of ‘Collective Trauma’ and ‘Elective Suffering’ as Perceived Components of the Russian Identity, and Subsequent Exploration of their Mobilization within Political Contexts

  • March 17, 2:00 pm

    Humanities Conference Room, Williams 623

  • March 24, 2:00 pm

    Humanities Conference Room, Williams 623

  • March 31, 2:00 pm

    Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion, 6th floor Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts Van Pelt Library, 3420 Walnut Street

    Undergraduate Humanities Forum Research Conference

  • April 7, 2:00 pm

    Humanities Conference Room, Williams 623

  • April 14, 2:00 pm

    Humanities Conference Room, Williams 623

  • April 21, 2:00 pm

    Humanities Conference Room, Williams 623

Past Seminars

  • September 2, 2:00 pm

    Humanities Conference Room, Williams 623

    Introductions from Undergraduate Humanities Forum Director Julia Verkholantsev, Heritage Topic Director Emily Wilson, and Wolf Humanities Center staff; followed by a discussion of plans and activities for the year

  • September 9, 2:00 pm

    Humanities Conference Room, Williams 623

    Discussion about fellows' projects

  • September 13, 4:30 pm

    Humanities Conference Room, Williams 623

    Forum on Heritage Welcome Reception

  • September 16, 2:00 pm

    Humanities Conference Room, Williams 623

    Conversation about the Humanities as a field

  • September 30, 2:00 pm

    Visit to the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts

  • October 21, 2:00 pm

    Visit to Penn Museum

  • October 28, 2:00 pm

    Humanities Conference Room, Williams 623

  • November 4, 2:00 pm

    Humanities Conference Room, Williams 623

    Mid-semester update on research progress
    Workshopping: Sophie Qi,
    Keep Hong Kong Clean: Health as Nation building in post-war Hong Kong
    Respondents: Roseline Gray, Pierre Peters

  • November 10, 12:00 pm

    Humanities Conference Room, Williams 623

    Lunch and conversation with artist Shahzia Sikander, Wolf Humanities Center's 2022–23 Dr. S.T. Lee Distinguished Lecturer: Heritage as Poltergeist (Nov 9)

  • December 2, 2:00 pm

    Humanities Conference Room, Williams 623

    Workshopping: Aili Waller, Using Genealogy to Recover Lost Artists: The Case of Mary Josephine Walters
    Respondents: Zoë Affron, Ezra Chan

  • December 9, 2:00 pm

    Humanities Conference Room, Williams 623

  • January 13, 2:00 pm

    Humanities Conference Room, Williams 623

    Workshopping:
    Roseline Gray
    , Debunking Russian translatio imperii - the myth of “Moscow as the Third Rome” and its role in Russian political and religious thought
    Respondents: Sophie Qi, Aill Waller

    Pierre Peters, BRING IT ON HOME: A Decolonial Analysis of Musical Instruments in the Penn Museum
    Respondents: Zoë Affron, Tyler Kliem

  • January 20, 2:00 pm

    Humanities Conference Room, Williams 623

    Workshopping: Wes Matthews, Architecture Of Disillusion: A Qualitative Study of Nihilism Among Black Men in Hip Hop Performance
    Respondents: Pierre Peters, Sophie Qi

  • January 27, 2:00 pm

    Humanities Conference Room, Williams 623

    Workshopping: Zoë Affron, Nature as Knowledge: Environmental Representation and the Bloomsbury Group, 1906-1920
    Respondents: Ezra Chan, Miriam Shah