Research Rivers Seminar


Join us for the first Research Rivers Seminar meeting of the new year on February 3, 2017. 

The following speakers will be sharing their with the seminar: 

  • Chris Streb (Biohabitats) 
  • David Velinsky (Academy of Natural Sciences / Drexel University )

Location: The Hill Conference Room is located in Room 240 in LeBow Engineering Center  31st and Market Streets . 

In tandem with other LSRCorps initiatives, the River Research Seminar begins meeting is a collaborative place-based research seminar designed to build a core of regional scholars whose work explores the Schuylkill River and Philadelphia’s urban waters, connecting them across disciplines from hydrology to history. The seminar works closely with community partners whose collaboration also informs the seminar’s research questions and priorities.

The seminar is convened by Laurie Allen (Assistant Director of Digital Scholarship, Penn Libraries), Peter DeCarlo (Assistant Professor of Environmental Engineering and Chemistry, Drexel University), Danielle Redden (Director of River Programs, Bartram’s Garden), and Bethany Wiggin (Associate Professor of German and Director, Penn Program in Environmental Humanities).

For more information contact director@ppehlab.org.