A great big headline to catch some attention, because everyone likes attention

So you understand the roaring wave of fear that swept through the greatest city in the world just as Monday was dawning--the stream of flight rising swiftly to a torrent, lashing in a foaming tumult round the railway stations, banked up into a horrible struggle about the shipping in the Thames, and hurrying by every available channel northward and eastward. By ten o'clock the police organisation, and by midday even the railway organisations, were losing coherency, losing shape and efficiency, guttering, softening, running at last in that swift liquefaction of the social body.

Come have dinner with me!

Gutmann College House has invited me to: Dinner with a Scholar What: Come join our House Director, Kathryn, and a guest faculty member for an informative and informal dining experience at Quaker Kitchen! This week features Dr. Doug Paletta! When: Monday March 27th, 2023 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM   Rsvp here: https://gutmann.house.upenn.edu/event/dinner-scholar  

Family Weekend 2020!

I’m excited to have participated as a commenter in the Student Research Expo during Family Weekend! Thank you, William Daniels, for your interesting work on Project Exile, and more generally a piece on the history of the relationship between the federal government and policing!   You can see the entire research expo here(!): https://www.college.upenn.edu/family-weekend

Former Student: Letters in Limbo

One of my all-time-fave alums, Isabella Cuan, reached out to let me know about a project she’s started (with a team!) called Letters in Limbo. I haven’t written anything yet, but it seems like a really cool project! If you’re interested in submitting a letter, head to the link: https://www.letters-in-limbo.com/ ABOUT As the coronavirus pandemic unfolds, we’ve decided to launch “Letters…

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