define: humanities

define: humanities

  How many times have I had to google the word humanities since I’ve been in this internship?   This is not because I doubted the mission or the validity of the programming at the Pennsylvania Humanities Council (PHC). This practice solely reflects a...
On Interning at Asian Arts Initiative

On Interning at Asian Arts Initiative

I am currently interning at Asian Arts Initiative, a non-profit organization located in Chinatown North. It takes approximately an hour to get from Apartment 42 to 1219 Vine Street. Approximately half of this time is spent on the Paoli/Thorndale Regional Rail, which...
At the Fringe of a New World

At the Fringe of a New World

  Every morning I walk from HCA 19 to the Ardmore NHSL stop, take the light rail to 69th street, transfer to the MFL which I take to 2nd street station, and walk 5 blocks through Old City to the FringeArts office. I assumed this commute would be the extent of my...
Cataloguing Eighteenth Century Novels

Cataloguing Eighteenth Century Novels

This Summer, I’m working on the Early Novels Database project at the University of Pennsylvania. This project is based in the Kislak Center for Rare Books and Special Collections at Penn, located on the brand new sixth floor of the Van Pelt library. This project...