Mark Schaming, the Director of Exhibitions at the New York State Museum, presented a lecture in the Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Wednesday evening titled, “Museums after 9/11: From the Sacred to the Historical.”
Cambridge University criminology professor Lawrence Sherman argues that if we had defined the 9/11 attacks as a crime, the world would be very different today.
The memorial was attended by students from all corners of the world who felt the reverberations of that Tuesday morning.
To commemorate the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, Art History professor David Brownlee presented his lecture “Making a Monument: The Fall and Rise of the World Trade Center” at the Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
The Vet School hosted its second working dog conference last week, followed by a tribute in honor of the search and rescue dogs who served in the aftermath of 9/11.
The Penn Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology hosted “Cato: A Tragedy,” a dramatic reading of scenes from Joseph Addison’s 18th-century play, as part of its commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, followed by a panel discussion.
Some religious groups hosted events commemorating 9/11, while others joined several student organizations in issuing a joint statement Sunday night in Houston Hall.
One week after his graduation from Penn, Amit Friedlander was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma — a diagnosis Friedlander thinks could be linked to the carcinogens he was exposed to five years earlier on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.