Annual Topics


Each year, PPEH programs, research initiatives, workshops, seminars, performances, and public engagement projects are designed around a central topic. Click through below to explore past, current and upcoming annual topics:

2019-2020: Elements

Grays Ferry Bridge


2018-2019: Places of Language; Languages of Place

Red Winged Blackbird


2017-2018: How Did We Get Here?

bird nest by the Schuylkill River