Halloween 2018: Chilling Selections

A sampling of some of our spookiest stories.

Thursday, October 25, 2018


Three Questions: Witchcraft

Robert St. George, Associate Professor of History, researches and teaches early American cultural history, witchcraft in the early modern world, public culture, American vernacular architecture, performing history, and American consumer culture.

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Death, Disease, and Demons

Meg Leja, a postdoctoral fellow at Penn’s Wolf Humanities Center, helps students get in touch with their ghostly sides.

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Plotting Murder and Paris

Andrea Goulet, Professor of Romance Languages, discusses her book Legacies of the Rue Morgue: Science, Space, and Crime Fiction in France.

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OMNIA Podcast: UFOs and the Creation of Knowledge (Audio)

Kate Dorsch, Ph.D. candidate in History and Sociology of Science, discusses her research on UFO sightings in Cold War America and how scientific knowledge is created and communicated to the public.

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