Penn gathering focuses on vital role of humanities and arts in modern research

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    Karen Beckman (Image courtesy of University of Pennsylvania)

    Karen Beckman (Image courtesy of University of Pennsylvania)

    The Penn Museum will host the HAIKU conference Friday and Saturday. It’s not about poetry, however. It’s a conference on the Humanities and the Arts in the Integrated Knowledge University.

    Karen Beckman, a professor of cinema and modern media at Penn, offers a preview of the conference during a chat with NewsWorks Tonight host Dave Heller.

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