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AARC Event Listings

Our services include workshops and informational sessions, and many advertised events throughout the year

Also you can call 215.898.0104, come by AARC @ 3537 Locust Walk, Suite 200, or check us out on Facebook to find out about upcoming programs and events.

Notice: "We value academic freedom and open expression.  The views and opinions expressed by presenters are those of the speakers during programs listed on this calendar and do not necessarily reflect those of the University of Pennsylvania or the African-American Resource Center."

Upcoming Events

Save the Date

Wednesday, September 17

African-American Resource Center & Women of Color at Penn
WOCAP Noontime Network Lunch Series

Come out to meet the 2015 WOCAP Chair Karima Williams as she lays out her vision for this 2014-2015 planning year.

Time:                  Noon - 2:00 pm
Location:            Golkin Room, Housotn Hall, 3417 Spruce Street
Access:               Free and open to the interested public
Contact:            AARC @ 215.898.0104

 

 

events for the Week

Monday, Sebtember 8

Pen Women's Center
Women Who Write "Fall Writing Sessions"

Come write with this energized group of women! WWW is an intense dissertation writing group that offers a quiet space and the camaraderie of fellow women focused on meeting regular writing goal. This writing session is held weekly Monday - Thursday.

Time:                  9:30 am -- 2:00 pm
Location:            Penn Women's Center, 3643 Locust Walk
Access:               Open to the Penn community
Contact:            Andrea Kauffman-Berry at akb@sas.upenn.edu for more information.

Graduate Student Center
Meditation Circle -- Weekly on Mondays

Start off your week relaxed and rejuvenated! Join your fellow graduate students for an hour of mindfulness and meditation. Register for one (or more...or all!) sessions! Sandi Herman, M.S., Health and Wellness Educator at Student Health Service will lead weekly group sessions featuring: guided seated meditation, moving meditation (qigong), self-massage, and other mind-body practices.

Time:                    Noon - 1:00 pm
Location:             Graduate Student Center, 3615 Locust Walk
Access:                Free and open to the Penn Community
Contact:              pdev2@gsc.upenn.edu

 

Tuesday, September 9

Pen Women's Center
Women Who Write "Fall Writing Sessions"

Come write with this energized group of women! WWW is an intense dissertation writing group that offers a quiet space and the camaraderie of fellow women focused on meeting regular writing goal. This session is held Monday - Thursday of each week.

Time:                  9:30 am -- 2:00 pm
Location:            Penn Women's Center, 3643 Locust Walk
Access:               Open to the Penn community
Contact:            Andrea Kauffman-Berry at akb@sas.upenn.edu for more information.

Graduate Student Center
Qigong Tuesdays

Qigong (pronounced chee-gung) literally means "energy work and incorporates slow, meditative movements with deep abdominal breathing. This meditation event led by Sandi Herman will provide time for you to slow down, get in touch with your body, and become whole.

Time:                    Noon - 1:00 pm  
Location:             Basement, Graduate Student Center, 3615 Locust Walk
Access:                Open to the Penn community
Contact:              215.746.6868 or pdev@gsc.upenn.edu

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)
Group Meditation

This is a drop-in group to improve concentration, decrease anxiety, improve your edge, and decrease procrastination--- so come as often or as little as you like. No need to sign up and most of all newcomers are always welcomed.

Time:                    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm  
Location:             Level M, 133 S. 36th Street
Access:                Open to the Penn community
Contact:              Ella Ray, Ph.D @ 215.898.7021 or elray@upenn.edu

Penn Women's Center
Women's Political League First General Body Meeting (WPL)

WPL is a group encouraging Penn women to run for office at all levels of government, from the UA to the US Senate and beyond. Interested in women's leadership issues? Come hear about WPL and learn how to get involved.

Time:                    6:00 pm - 7:00 pm  
Location:             Penn Women's Center, 3643 Locust Walk
Access:                Open to the Penn community
Contact:              www.facebook.com/UPennWomensPoliticalLeague

 

 

Wednesday, September 10

Penn Women's Center
Women Who Write "Fall Writing Sessions"

Come write with this energized group of women! WWW is an intense dissertation writing group that offers a quiet space and the camaraderie of fellow women focused on meeting regular writing goals.

Time:                    9:30 am - 2:00 pm  
Location:             Penn Women's Center, 3643 Locust Walk
Access:                Open to the Penn community
Contact:               Andrea Kauffman-Berry at akb@sas.upenn.edu for more information

Pan-Asian American Community House (PAACH)
Open House

Come out for food, fun, networking, and comaraderie.

Time:                    4:00 pm - 6:00 pm  
Location:             The ARCH, 3601 Locust Walk
 Access:              Free and open to the Penn community
Contact:              PAACH @ 215.746.6046

Penn Women's Center
Abuse & Sexual Assault Prevention (ASAP) First General Body Meeting

A group of undergraduate and graduate students dedicated to raising awareness about sexual violence on campus. ASAP hosts weekly discussions that include topics ranging from feminist and political theory to the media and US culture, as well as documentary screenings, speakers and other events. In the spring, ASAP plans and sponsors Take Back The Night, a campus-wide protest of sexual violence and a survivor vigil. Weekly meetings are held on Wednesdays at 6pm.

Time:                    6:00 pm - until
Location:             Penn Women's Center, 3643 Locust Walk
Access:             Open to the Penn community
Contact:              Isabella Auchus at auchusi@sas.upenn.edu.

The Institute of Contemporary Art
Special Performance: Susan Howe and David Grubbs: Woodslippercounterclatter

The Institute of Contemporary Art hosts Poet Susan Howe and musician/composer David Grubbs perform WOODSLIPPERCOUNTERCLATTER, the fourth and most recent of their collaborative sound-works. A tapestry of resonant sounds crafted from voice, piano, and manipulated field recordings. This program is jointly presented by ICA, Kelly Writers House, and the Music Department at the University of Pennsylvania.

Time:                    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location:             Amado Recital Hall at Penn, Irving Auditorium, 3401 Spruce Street
Access:             Open to the Penn community
Contact:              215-746-POEM

Penn Women's Center
The Penn Consortium of Undergraduate Women (PCUW First General Body Meeting

Join PCUW, the umbrella organization for undergraduate women's groups, for its first General Body Meeting. Everyone is welcome, so drop in to learn about how PCUW serves the Penn community. Also, meet the PCUW Board and constituent groups, who represent a wide range of activities from performing arts to Greek life. PCUW GBMs will meet biweekly throughout the year, and feature discussions on women's issues. This week's topic: 'Women at Penn: Our Lives and Communities'.

Time:                    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location:             Penn Women's Center, 3643 Locust Walk
Access:             RSVP at https://www.facebook.com/events/1474839852802423/?context=create&source=49.
Contact:              Ishita Batra, ishitab@sas.upenn.edu

 

Thursday, Septembr 11

Pen Women's Center
Women Who Write "Fall Writing Sessions"

Come write with this energized group of women! WWW is an intense dissertation writing group that offers a quiet space and the camaraderie of fellow women focused on meeting regular writing goal. This writing session is held Monday - Thursday.

Time:                  9:30 am -- 2:00 pm
Location:            Penn Women's Center, 3643 Locust Walk
Access:               Open to the Penn community
Contact:            Andrea Kauffman-Berry at akb@sas.upenn.edu for more information.

Graduate Student Center
Guided Imagery

Learn to relax with techniques led by Sandi Herman.

Time:                    Noon - 1:00 pm  
Location:             Graduate Student Center, 3615 Locust Walk
Access:                Open to the Penn Community
Contact:              215.746.6868 or pdev@gsc.upenn.edu

Kelly Writers House Writers Across Borders, Provost's Interdisciplinary Arts Fund & Center for Africana Studies
African Voices: An Evening of Poetry

This event hosted by Tsitsi Jaji, Associate Professor of English & Africana Studies, University of Pennsylvania will feature Gabeba Baderoon (South Africa) & TJ Dema (Botswana). Reception to follow. Books available for purchase and signing.

Time:                    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm  
Location:             Kelly Writers House, 3805 Locust Walk
Access:                Free and open to the public
Contact:              Michelle Houston @ 215.746.7791 or mhoust@sas.upenn.edu .