Annual Topics

 

Each year, PPEH programs, research initiatives, workshops, seminars, performances, and public engagement projects are designed around a central topic. Click through below to explore past, current and upcoming annual topics:

Current Topic

Elements (2019-2020)
Topic Director: Nikhil Anand

Grays Ferry Bridge

 

Upcoming Topic

Transition/Transformation (2020-2021)
Topic Director: Daniel Barber

screen with vein-like image of waterways, man's face partly obscured on the right side, black background

 

 

Past Topics

Places of Language; Languages of Place (2018-2019)

Red Winged Blackbird

 

How Did We Get Here? (2017-2018)
Topic Director: Etienne Benson

bird nest by the Schuylkill River