Annual programs

7-Up on Gold

Wednesday, September 29, 2004

The Kelly Writers House, in conjunction with the Esther Klein Gallery's Color Project, present seven members of the Writers House and Penn community speaking, reading, telling stories, and singing for seven minutes each on the color gold. Gold and Gold imagery abound in literature, art, and daily life so join us for a no-holds-barred program about this meaningful hue! Speakers include Talia Stinson, Professor of Earth and Environmental Science Hermann Pfefferkorn, Kelly Professor of English and Faculty Director and The Kelly Writers House Al Filreis, Jenny Suen, The Kelly Writers House Director Jennifer Snead and archaeologist who specializes the Bronze Age Eastern Mediterranean William (Brad) Hafford. Hosted and moderated by Tom Devaney.

To hear the readings (in mp3 format), please click on the links below:

  1. Tom Devaney (8:48)
  2. Hermann Pfefferkorn (12:08)
  3. Hannah Filreis (1:48)
  4. Talia Stinson (5:43)
  5. Brad Hafford (6:13)
  6. Al Filreis (13:26)
  7. Jenny Suen (6:01)
  8. Jennifer Snead (9:00)

Read a story about this event in the Pennsylvania Current.