The
Philomathean
Society

Est. 1813

Philo Events

Masterclass in Porcupine Quillwork

Thursday, September 14 2017 • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join the Philomathean Society's Ana Alonso along with Natives at Penn in a master class on the art of quillwork and an instructive look at the cultural heritage in its history! Porcupine quillwork is a Native American art form that uses porcupine quills to decorate textiles. Learn wrapped-style qu...

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Lindback Lecture with Dr. Sanjeev Khanna

Wednesday, September 6 2017 • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Dr. Sanjeev Khanna works in theoretical computer science, studying the amount of resources that are necessary and sufficient to perform a computational task. His specific interests are in fast computation of near-optimal solutions for NP-hard problems, a class which has eluded efficient exact algor...

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Meeting the First

Friday, September 1 2017 • 8:27 PM - 11:27 PM

Have you ever wondered how to break into a building without picking a single lock? How to make friends and sideline enemies? Steal a battle before firing a shot? This Litex will showcase both historical and practical techniques for overcoming security barriers of all sorts and feature examples tak...

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