Author Talk by Joanne B. Freeman (our 2017 Annual meeting speaker!)

In her new book The Field of Blood, Joanne B. Freeman recovers the long-lost story of physical violence on the floor of the U.S. Congress. Drawing on an extraordinary range of sources, she shows that the Capitol was rife with conflict in the decades before the Civil War. Legislative sessions were often punctuated by mortal threats, …

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“Who Judges the Judges?” with Professor Amar (our recent Annual Meeting speaker!)

Please join the Commonwealth Court judges, staff, and PaCCHS members on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at 5:30 p.m., for a very special lecture and reception. The evening will begin with a lecture entitled, Who Judges the Judges?, by Akhil Reed Amar, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, Visiting Adjunct Professor at …

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OCTOBER 23: Mural Dedication – Water Gives Life – Free!

12:00-2:00pm  1300 Arch Street Philadelphia PA It's Mural Arts Month in Philadelphia! Join us to witness and enjoy the dedication of a mural that Yale alumni volunteers helped paint in May as part of the 2018 Yale Day of Service. The artwork, Water Gives Life, was created by artists Eurhi Jones and David McShane to celebrate the connection between Philadelphia's rivers and local horticulture. …

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The Brentano Quartet and pianist Jonathan Biss

Tuesday, October 23rd: 7:30pm Perelman Theater, Kimmel Center The Brentano Quartet and Jonathan Biss unite for a program highlighting Antonín Dvořák. For inspiration, Dvořák often returned to the legends and folklore of his homeland, reveling in the intimate spirit of storytelling. Such qualities abound in his Piano Quintet and enliven it with resplendent rhythms and …

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