November at Penn


14 Planning and Preparing for Retirement; workshop for weekly paid staff will focus on the Retirement Allowance Plan and the Supplemental Tax-deferred Annunity Plan; noon-1 p.m.; Bishop White Room, Houston Hall. Repeated Nov. 16 (FSAP).

15 Discount Medical Book Sale; $6-$42 price range; 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Penniman Rm., Penn Tower Hotel; info: 482-1904. Through Nov. 16.


17 Fall Benefit Concert; includes chamber and solo works of Mozart, Brahms, Chopin, Schumann, Mendelssohn, and others; donations requested; 7:30 p.m.; Christian Association Audit. (Penn Musicians Against Homelessness).


15 A Role for MAP Kinase in Egg Activation; Barry Gumbiner, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; noon; Hirst Auditorium, Dulles Bldg. (Reproductive Biology).

16 Symptom Assessment and Epidemiology in Patients with Cancer; Russell Portenoy, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center /Cornell University Medical Center; UPMC Clinical Epidemiology Health Services Research Seminar Series; 9-10 a.m.; 701 Blockley Hall (LDI).

Blood, Impurity and Atonement: Leviticus 11 and 17; Mary Douglas, British anthropologist; Kutchin Seminar in Jewish Studies; 4 p.m.; Benjamin Franklin Rm., Houston Hall (Anthropology; Religious Studies).

Religion and Diplomacy Since 1945; Rt. Rev. Lord Robert Runcie, retired Archbishop of Canterbury; 1995 George Dana Boardman Lecture; 7:30 p.m.; Christian Association Auditorium (Religious Studies).

17 Unusual In Vivo Effects of Chromium; Charlotte Witmer, Rutgers; 12:15-1:45 p.m.; Rm. 209, Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall (Environmental Studies).

21 The Appearance of the Madrasa: An Inquiry into the Cultural and Social Meaning of the Institutionalization of Muslim Higher Education; Daphna Ephrat, Hebrew University and the Open University of Israel; 4:30 p.m.; West Lounge, 421 Williams Hall (Middle East Center).

Effect of Sarcoplasmic Reticulum Calcium Release on Intramembranous Charge Movement in Frog Skeletal Muscle; W. Knox Chandler, Yale; 4 p.m.; Conference Rm., Richards Bldg. (Physiology).

New at the ICA
Boris Mihailov's photos (at
left, U Zemli, 1991-92) show
the recent political and social
changes in his hometown of
Kharkov in Ukraine. Also
opening this week: photos by
Cho Duck-Hyun. Both
exhibits run November 17
through January 14.


Tuesday, November 14, 1995
Volume 42 Number 12

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