60-Second Lectures: Spring 2022 Roundup (Video)

Faculty present minute-long talks on topics such as “The First 60 Seconds of the Universe.”

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

The 60-Second Lectures have been a Penn Arts & Sciences tradition since 2003. You can find the School’s faculty on College Green every spring and fall, taking a minute to share their perspectives on topics that range from lost medieval words to unequal life chances to the ever-present threat of climate change.

“The First 60 Seconds of the Universe”

Jonathan Heckman, Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy

“Solidarity and the Center for Research in Feminist, Queer, and Transgender Studies”

Melissa Sanchez, Donald T. Regan Professor of English and Comparative Literature

“Hostility Among Friends Can Come From Surprising Places”

Annette Lareau, Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Endowed Term Professor in the Social Sciences and Professor of Sociology