What are TableTalks? A specific conversation allowing attendees to hear different perspectives on a particular topic. TableTalks are facilitated by TableTalk members or any University student, faculty member, or professional who is knowledgeable about the specific topic of the week. TableTalks invite anyone to engage in the event discussion that goes beyond small talk, surrounding the particular topic of the evening. These events happen over a meal, on campus for students to eat, sit with someone new, listen, and grow.


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TableTalks Launched September 29th, 2015. 

Topics Have Included:

September 29, 2015: The Penn Culture in 1920 Commons

October 20, 2015: Athletes, They’re Just Like Us in 1920 Commons

October 27, 2015: Freshmen: How’s it Going So Far? in Hill College House

March 1, 2016: Religion: Perceptions and Misconceptions in the Harnwell Basement

March 29, 2016: Gender: Sexuality and Identity as a part of Women’s Week

April 19, 2016: Mental Health: Breaking Down the Stigma in Harnwell Rooftop Lounge

October 18, 2016: Rape Culture: What is it? Does it Exist on Campus? in Houston Hall

November 2, 2016: Your Election 2016: What Drives You to the Polls? in Hall of Flags

December 7, 2016: Allyship: Let’s Listen, Let’s Talk, Let’s Act in Harnwell Rooftop Lounge

February 8, 2017: Athletics: Pride But No Spirit in New College House

February 22, 2017: Beyond the Ban: The Refugee and Immigration Situation in the US

April 4, 2017: Religion: Unlocking the Millenial Mindset

April 19, 2017: Rising Temperatures, Rising Concerns 

September 1, 2017: Mental Health: Wanna Taco ‘Bout It? 

September 26, 2017: Getting Schooled: What does Education mean to you? 

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Have an awesome idea for a TableTalk? Email us!

tabletalkpenn@gmail.com