October at Penn
Dr. George Crumb, Penn's Pulitzer Prize-winning Annenberg Professor of Music is honored with a performance of his music by the Orchestra 2001 at the Annenberg School Theater on October 27 (Music). His 1972 piece, Spiral Galaxy (SYMBOL) Aquarius from Makrokosmos, here, illustrates one of Dr. Crumb's unusually creative methods of composition. 1987 Photo by Sabine Matthes. Music reprinted by permission of C. F. Peters Corporation.
ACADEMIC CALENDAR13 Drop period ends.
14 Fall Term Break. Through Oct. 17.
20 Family Weekend. Through Oct. 22.
30 Spring Term Advance Registration. Through Nov. 12.
CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES6 Tango X 2; Discovering Dance Matinee; 11 a.m.; Annenberg Center; $5; tickets/info: 898-6791.
7 Birds and Beasts of Ancient Latin America; tour of the exhibit and craft workshop; for children ages 8-12; 10 a.m.-noon; University Museum; $5/materials fee; registration: 898-4016.
21 Family Workshop; children ages 6-12 and their adult escorts make artwork; in conjunction with PerForms Exhibit; 11 a.m.; ICA; $1/child, free/ICA members and volunteers; reservations: 898-7108. Repeated Oct. 22.
27 Fish Whiskers; puppet show of a magical underwater world; suggested for preschool-3rd grade; 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg Center; $6; tickets/info: 898-6791. Repeated Oct. 28, 2 p.m.
EXHIBITSA hammered and cut-gold dance wand from Peru and a cast gold monkey pendant from Costa Rica join other animal-inspired jewelry and pottery works at the University Museum's Birds and Beasts of Ancient Latin America Exhibit.Admission donations:
7 Birds and Beasts of Latin America; animal images from Pre-Columbian art of Mexico, Central and South America include gold ornaments, pottery and textiles; see Children's Activities; Dietrich Gallery, Museum. Through Dec. 1995.
20 Saul Steinberg: About America 1948-1995, The Collection of Jeffrey and Sivia Loria; works on paper, including images from covers of The New Yorker by Saul Steinberg, who for almost half a century has recorded the life and times of his adoptive country in instantly recognizable depictions both playful and profound; Arthur Ross Gallery, Furness Bldg. Through Jan. 21
1 The Archaeologist at Work.
7 Raven's Journey: The World of Alaska's Native People.
8 Highlights of Archaeology.
14 Ancient Iraq: The Cradle of Civilization.
15 Classical Age of the Ancient Greeks.
21 Survival vs. Status in Alaska.
22 Of Maya Kings and Hieroglyphs.
24 Southwest Native Americans Exhibit Tour; 1 p.m. (Penn Women's Club).
28 Egyptian Mummies: Secrets and Science.
29 Dressed for the Afterlife.
1 I Am Cuba (Kalatozov, USSR/Cuba, 1962); 2, 5 and 8 p.m. Repeated Oct. 2 and 3, 7:30 p.m.
4 Through the Olive Trees (Kiarostami, Iran, 1994); 7:30 p.m. Repeated Oct. 5, 9:30 p.m.; Oct. 6, 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 7, 6 and 8 p.m.; Oct. 8, 7 and 9 p.m.
5 Rome: Open City (Rossellini, Italy, 1945); 7:30 p.m. Repeated Oct. 6, 9:30 p.m.; Oct. 8, 5 p.m.
11 Black Orpheus (Camus, Brazil, 1958); 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Repeated Oct. 14, 10 p.m.; Oct. 16, 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 17, 7:30 p.m.
12 When Pigs Fly (Driver, USA/ Germany; 1993); with the director; 7:30 p.m. Film repeated Oct. 13, 10 p.m.; Oct. 14 and 15, 6 and 8 p.m.
13 Apollo 13 (Howard, USA, 1995); open captioned; 7 p.m.; Repeated Oct. 15, 3 p.m.
18 I, Worst of All (Bemberg, Argentina, 1990); 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Repeated Oct. 20 and 23, 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 22, 5 and 7 p.m.; Oct. 24 and 25, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.
19 Clean, Shaven (Kerrigan, USA, 1993); with the director; 7 p.m. Film repeated Oct. 20 and 23, 9:30 p.m.; Oct. 22, 9 p.m.
26 The Jar/Khomreh (Forouzesh, Iran, 1992); 7:30 and 9 p.m. Repeated Oct. 28 and 29, 4 p.m.
27 Eyes Without a Face/Les Yeux Sans Visage (Franju, France/Italy, 1959); 7:30 and 9:30 p.m. Repeated Oct. 28 and 29, 6 and 8 p.m.; Oct. 28, 10 p.m.; Oct. 30 and 31, 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.
12 Repo Man.
20 While You Were Sleeping.
26 Silence of the Lambs.
27 The Hunchback of Notre Dame; silent with organ accompaniment.
11 University Council Meeting; 4-6 p.m.; McClelland Hall, The Quad.
19 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Staff and Faculty Meeting;
noon; room information: 898-5044 or bobs@pobox.
Trustees Full Board Meeting; Faculty Club. Through Oct. 20.
21 Neuro-ophthalmology and Systemic Diseases; CME Meeting; 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Scheie Eye Institute; info: 662-8141.
30 Student Activities Council; 5 p.m.; Room 17, Logan Hall; all representatives expected to attend; note earlier starting time (SAC). Meets monthly.
21 Family Weekend Performing Arts Night; 8 p.m.;
Irvine Auditorium (Student Life Activities and
The Soul of Greek Music: A Meeting of Generations; music by Greek players living in America: Dimitri Stoyanoff, Pericles Halkias, John Roussous, Gerardo Razumney and Alan Zemel; dancing welcome; 8 p.m.; International House; $15, $13/students and seniors, $10/members (Folklife Center).
27 George Crumb Celebration with Orchestra 2001; performance of Penn faculty member and Pulitzer Prize- winning composer's Ancient Voices of Children, Night of the Four Moons and Three Early Songs; 8 p.m.; Annenberg School Theatre; $12, $6/seniors and students; one free ticket with PennCard while supplies last; tickets: 898- 6791; info: 898-6244 (Music).
The Annenberg Center's new season of music, dance and stage productions opens with the Lantern Theater's performance of Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot; with Dance Celebration's Tango X 2 and Rhythm in Shoes; and with a reading of Bruce Graham's Cheap Sentiment by Previews, a monthly series of readings of new plays. For information on the 1995-96 season, call 898-6791. (On Stage and Music).21 Purush: Expressions of Man; male dancers and musicians from three generations perform Bharata Natyam, Kathak, Kuchipudi and Kathakali, classical Indian dance forms; 7 p.m.; Harrison Auditorium, University Museum; $18, $15/members and seniors, $10/full-time students with ID; info/reservations: 898-4890.
1 Waiting for Godot; Lantern Theater production; 2 p.m.; Harold Prince Theater; $15, special rates for students, seniors and groups.
2 Previewers; Philadelphia Festival Theatre for New Plays presents a reading of Bruce Graham's new play Cheap Sentiment; 7 p.m.; $5, free/students.
5 Tango X 2; live orchestra, vocalist and dancers return for Dance Celebration's season opener; 7 p.m.; Gala Party follows, info: 898-4759; Zellerbach Theatre; performance tickets: $26, $12/students. Performance repeated Oct. 6, 8 p.m; Oct. 7, 2 and 8 p.m. 30 Rhythm in Shoes; traditional square and step dancing blended with modern elements; 8 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre; $24, $12/students.
7 Art and Artists of the Northwest Coast; World Culture Day features artist George David, carving demonstrations, music and a performance by Thunder-bird Native American Dancers; noon-4 p.m.; Museum; free with admission (see Exhibits).
17 Coffee with Dean Rescorla; 8-9:30 p.m.; CHATS, 1920 Dining Commons (College Office).
19 Fall Crafts Fair; 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Locust Walk (Student Life) Through Oct. 20.
23 Asian Pacific American Heritage Week (Student Life). Through Oct. 27.
27 Welcoming Reception for International Students; sponsored by Penn and 35 other colleges, universities and exchange organizations; 5-7 p.m.; Chinese Rotunda, University Museum (International Classroom, Museum).
28 Cultural Exhibition of the World's Ethnic Peoples; celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the United Nations; 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; University Museum (Soka Gakkai International; Penn-SGI).
Wednesday Buffets, 5:30-8 p.m., call for menus and prices; Football Brunches, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., $12.50; 18% service charge; reservations: 898-4618.
4 Wednesday Buffet. Also on Oct. 11 and 25.
18 Oktoberfest Dinner; 5:30-8 p.m.
21 Football Brunch.
Guided Walking Tours; Saturdays and Sundays; 2 p.m.; Arboretum hours: Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; admission: Exhibits.
7 Big Tree Festival; family fun includes: scarecrow building, pumpkin carving, music; 11 a.m-4 p.m.; free with admission fee.
22 Trees Around the World; guided tour in honor of United Nations Day; 2 p.m.; Widener Education Center; free with admission fee.
Home locations: Crew: Schuylkill River; Field Hockey, Football: Franklin Field; Soccer: Rhodes Field; Volleyball: Palestra; Tennis: Levy Pavilion or Lott Courts.
3 Field Hockey v. Lehigh; 3 p.m.
6 W. Tennis v. West Virginia, 2 p.m.; Volleyball v. Harvard, 7 p.m.; Ltwt. Football v. Princeton, 7:30 p.m.
7 Volleyball v. Hartford, 11 a.m., v. Dartmouth, 4 p.m.
8 Field Hockey v. William and Mary; 1 p.m.
10 Volleyball v. Princeton; 7:30 p.m.
13 W. Tennis: ITA Team Reg. Through Oct. 14.
14 Crew: U.S. Navy Day Regatta.
15 W. Soccer v. La Salle; 2 p.m.
20 M. Tennis: Penn Conference Classic; through Oct. 22.
21 V. Brown: W. Soccer, 11 a.m.; Football, 1:30 p.m.; M. Soccer, 2 p.m.
24 Field Hockey v. Maryland; 7:30 p.m.
25 Volleyball v. Drexel; 2 p.m.
27 Ltwt. Football v. Cornell; 7:30 p.m.
28 Crew: Head of the Schuylkill.
3 Brown Bag Mortgage Seminar; noon and 1 p.m.; location TBA; information: 898-7256 (Office of the Treasurer).
4 Quaker Worship Group; silent worship and brown-bag
lunch; noon; Christian Association Auditorium. Meets
Buddhist Meditation Practice; chairs and zen benches provided; 1-2 p.m.; Christian Association Chapel. Wednesdays through Dec. 13.
14 Create, Connect, Celebrate-A Gathering of Sistuhs; Bright Ideas and Hafeezah workshop focusing on self- empowerment of women of African ancestry; 2-5 p.m.; Christian Association; $10; information: 883-6620.
26 Black Women's Health Issues; 1-2 p.m.; Bishop White Room, Houston Hall (Penn Women's Center).
30 Mortgage Counseling Sessions; one-on-one meetings with bank representatives; hourly sessions from 12:15- 4:15 p.m.; information/reservations: 898-7256 (Office of the Treasurer). Repeated Oct. 31 and Nov. 3.
2 In the Chef's Kitchen; Fritz Blank; 9:30 a.m.-12:30
p.m.; $50/session, $150/3 sessions. Also meets Nov. 6 and
Career Strategies for the '90s; Janet Mass; $130. Through Oct. 23.
A Political, Social and Cultural Look at 19th Century Ireland; John Buckley; $95. Through Nov. 6.
Great Wine Varieties; Gregory Moore; 6:30-9 p.m.; $150. Through Oct. 16.
5 The French Impressionists and The Japanese Print;
Judith Stone; 10 a.m.-noon; $90 (price includes
Philadelphia Museum of Art entrance fee). Through Oct.
A Season of Opera in Philadelphia; David Fox; preview of Opera Company of Philadelphia performances; $25/session, $85/4 sessions (price doesn't include opera tickets). Also meets Nov. 9, Feb. 15, Apr. 18.
7 Genie in a Box: Interactive Computing; Ron Kanter;
FRCP Elective; 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Research Methods for Development Professionals; Rosemary Davis; Fundraising Certificate Program; 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; $130, $120/FRCP. 9 Writing for Movies and Television; Marc Lapadula; 6-9 p.m.; $100. Through Nov. 6. Continuity and Change in the Yucatan; Judith Storniolo; $110, $100/Museum members. Through Nov. 20.
In the Company of Giants: Great Artists from the Renaissance to the 20th Century; Victoria Curtin Gardner; $145. Through Nov. 20.
Becoming a Consultant; Kathy Corbett; 6:30-9 p.m.; $150. Through Oct. 23.
10 Writing from Personal Experience; Janice Booker;
1-3:15 p.m.; $150. Through Nov. 21.
Grantsmanship: Developing Winning Proposals; Elizabeth Ostrander; 5-7 p.m.; $160, $145/FRCP. Through Nov. 14.
Research in the Information Age; Robert Pallone; FRCP Elective; 6-8:30 p.m.; $150. Section A: through Nov. 7; Section B: meets Oct. 11-Nov. 8.
Making it as a Freelance Writer; Pat Shapiro; $125. Through Nov. 14.
Writing a Novel; Bill Kent; $125. Through Nov. 14.
11 Accounting for Non-Financial Managers; Thomas
Dowdell; FRCP Elective; $135 (includes text). Through
Black and White Photography; Lee Wexler; $125. Through Nov. 15.
Creative Writing: The Art and Process; Janet Ruth Falon; $125. Through Nov. 15.
The Greatest Monarchs of England; William Watson; Through Nov. 1.
Investing Your Money; Dorothy Lebeau; $150 (includes text). Through Nov. 8.
12 Native Americans of the Southwest; Sandra Francis; $90, $80/Museum members. Through Nov. 9.
13 Journal Writing Workshop; Janet Ruth Falon; 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; $80.
17 Tombs, Temples and Treasures: Egypt's New Kingdom; Janice Kamrin; $95, $85/Museum members. Through Nov. 28 (omit Oct. 31).
18 Writing Workshop for Fund Raisers; Robin Lebow and
Richelle Ogle; 5-7 p.m.; $135, $125/FRCP. Through Nov.
Leonard Bernstein: Composer and Conductor; David Fox; Through Nov. 8.
19 Fiction Writing Workshop; James Rahn; 6-8:30 p.m.;
$145. Through Nov. 16.
Oriental Rugs: Reflections on Culture; Jerry Sorkin; 6:30-9 p.m.; Through Nov. 2.
21 Time Management; Joan Lerner; 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.;
FRCP Elective; $75.
Producing Special Events for Fund Raising; Mary Helen Madden; 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; $120, $110/FRCP.
25 Stonehenge and Other Megalithic Mysteries; Roslyn Blyn; Through Nov. 15.
27 Words at Work; Janet Ruth Falon; 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; $90. 28 Low Maintenance Gardening; Margaret Bowditch; 10 a.m.-noon; $25.
30 Improving Your Speech; Leila Alson; FRCP Elective; $130. Continues Nov. 1, 3 and 8.
Noon-time meetings in Houston Hall; information: 898- 7910.
5 Stop Dieting to Lose Weight; Dana Lightman; Room 301.
18 Surviving Divorce and Separation; support group for male faculty and staff; Harrison Room.
19 When Someone You Love is Addicted; Sandra Soll; Room 303.
4 Business Basics Seminar; 6:30-9 p.m.; $50. Weds. through Oct. 25.
5 Monitoring Financial Trends (Financial Management II); Mario Vicari, Kreischer Miller; $150. Continued Oct. 12. 11 Entrepreneurial Hiring and Firing: Successful Practices; Joni Daniels, Daniels and Associates; Jeffrey Tucker, Sweet, Stevens, Tucker and Katz; $205. Wednesdays through Nov. 1.
12 Charting New Growth for Your Company; Bill Madway, Madway Business Research; $185. Mondays through Oct. 23.
17 How to Raise Equity Capital for Your Business; Terry Collison, Blue Rock Capital; $185. Tuesdays through Oct. 31.
A wool and silk tapestry,fashioned after Francisco Goya's cartoon Blind Man's Buff, produced by Madrid's Royal Tapestry Factory in the early 19th century, hangs in the Arthur Ross Gallery through October 5 (Exhibits). In conjunction with the exhibit, the Gallery and the History of Art department sponsor a lecture together on October 2 (Talks).2 TBA; Stephen Roth, Neose Technologies, Inc.; 3:30 p.m.; Room 337, Towne Bldg. (Chemical Engineering).
3 Calcium Transport and Substrate Oxidation by Heart
Mitochondria in Health and Disease; Richard Hansford,
National Institute on Aging, NIH; Raiziss Biochem-ical
Rounds; noon; Clinical Research Bldg. Auditorium
(Biochem. and Biophysics).
Remembering the Harem: Revisiting Colonialism; Mona Fayad, Salem State College; 4:30 p.m.; registration: 898- 6335 (Middle East Center).
Signal Transduction in Taste: Bitter and Salty; Joseph Brand, Monell Chemical Senses Center; 4 p.m.; Physiology Conference Room, Richards Bldg. (Physiology).
Poetry Reading; Ai, poet and novelist; Mosaic of Black Writing Series; 4:30 p.m.; Penniman Library, Bennett Hall; book signing follows (Afro-American Studies Program).
4 Revisiting a Sufi Shrine Pilgrimage in an 18th
Century Text from the Deccan; Carl Ernst, UNC-Chapel
Hill; 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Classroom 2, Museum (Middle
East Center; South Asia Regional Studies).
Dangerous Liaisons: Church-State and Church-Church Relations in Contemporary Mexico; Michael Tangeman, Catholic and Market News Services; 4 p.m.; Smith-Penniman Room, Houston Hall (Latin American Cultures Program).
5 Diagnostic and Treatment Algorithms for Refractory
Depression; Jay Amsterdam, psychiatry; noon-1 p.m.; CRB
Auditorium (Psychiatry; PennMed; Child Guidance
Maternal Control of Early Development in Xenopus laevus; Peter Klein, medicine; 12:15-1:30 p.m.; M100, John Morgan Bldg. (Cell and Dev. Biology).
T Cell Development and Signal Transduction; Leslie Berg, Harvard; 1 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).
Human Gene Map-Approach and Utility; C. Thomas Caskey, Merck Research Labs; Louis Flexner Lecture; 4 p.m.; Medical Alumni Hall, Maloney Bldg.; cocktail reception and dinner follow; reservations: 898-9695 (Mahoney Institute of Neurological Sciences).
Oliver Stone lectures; 8 p.m.; Irvine Auditorium (Student Life).
6 TBA; Paul Watson, history of art; 3-5 p.m.; Jaffe Building; open to PennCard holders only (History of Art).
9 Neuronal Nicotinic Receptors; Jon Lindstrom,
neuroscience and pharmacology; noon; M100-101, John
Morgan Building (Pharmacology).
Reactive Processes on Metallic Single Crystal Surfaces; Robert Madix, Stanford; 3:30 p.m.; Rm. 337, Towne Bldg. (ChemE).
Memory Illusions: Remembering Events That Never Happened; Henry Roediger, Rice; 4 p.m.; Room B-26, Stiteler Hall (Psychology).
Blood is Heredity, Heredity is Race, Therefore Blood is Race: The History of Molecular Anthropology; Jonathan Marks, Yale; 4-6 p.m.; Suite 500, 3440 Market St. (History & Sociology of Science).
10 Biochemical Approaches to Mitochondrial Metabolic
Disorders; C. P. Lee, Wayne State; Raiziss Rounds; noon;
CRB Auditorium (Biochem. and Biophysics).
The Iconography of Ottoman Festivities; Arzu Ozturkmen, Bogazici University; Room 421, Williams Hall (Middle East Center).
Oral Histories of the Nuu-chah-nulth Northwest Coast People; George David, Nuu-chah-nulth native and artist; Native Voices and Living Masters Lecture; 6 p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, Museum; $6, $4/members, seniors and full-time students with ID (Museum).
11 The Membrane of Tolerance: India's Islamic Edge;
Michael Meister, history of art and South Asia Regional
Studies; 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Classroom 2, University
Museum (Middle East Center; SARS).
A Realistic Model of a Neuronal Oscillator: How Realistic is Real and How Real is Realistic?; Ronald Calabrese, Em-ory; 4 p.m.; Rm. 140, John Morgan Bldg. (Mahoney Inst. of Neurological Sciences).
Tumor Suppressor Genes in Breast Cancer; Ruth Sager, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; 4 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).
The Future of Academic Health Centers in a Changing Market; Roger Bulger, Association of Academic Health Centers; 4:30-6 p.m.; Colonial Penn Center Auditorium (Leonard Davis Institute for Health Policy).
Gallery Conversation; A.P. Gorny; in conjunction with PerForms Exhibit; 6 p.m.; ICA; free with admission fee: Exhibits (ICA).
12 Cultural and Linguistic Barriers to Mental Health
Service Access: The Model of Deafness; Annie Steinberg,
Children's Seashore House; Vicky Joy Sullivan; Ruth Loew;
noon-1 p.m.; Colonial Penn Center Boardroom (LDI of
Shared Blessings: Womanly Arts and Ethnographic Practice in Rajasthan; Ann Gold; 3 p.m.; Room 201, Jaffe Bldg.; open to PennCard holders only (History of Art).
Pygmy POP (A Sketch Toward an Aural History); Steve Feld, UC Santa Cruz; 4:30-6:30 p.m.; Room 329A, 3401 Walnut ; info/materials: 898-5357 or firstname.lastname@example.org. (History).
16 Will Oligonucleotides Ever Make It as Pharmaceuticals? The Penn Experience; Alan Gewirtz, pathology and internal medicine; noon; M100-101, John Morgan Building (Pharmacology).
17 Nuclear Gene Products that Regulate Mitochondrial
DNA Replication and Transcription; David Clayton,
Stanford; Raiziss Rounds; noon; CRB Auditorium
(Biochemistry and Biophysics).
The Voyage of the Totora Balsa "Titi" on Lake Titicaca, the Sacred Lake of the Incas; multimedia presentation by Max-imo and Eric Catori, experts on construction of ancient balsas; Native Voices and Living Masters Lecture; 6 p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, Museum; $6, $4/members, seniors and full-time students with ID (Museum).
18 Insides and Outsides: Personal, Private and Public
Spaces in 19th Century India; Jim Masselos, University of
Australia; 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m; Classroom 2, Museum (Middle
East Center; SARS).
Urban Social Movements in Chile; Juan Orlando Carrera Garci'a, Movimiento Pro-Municipio de Lo Espejo, Santiago de Chile; noon; Smith-Penniman Room, Houston Hall (Latin American Cultures Program).
Cell Cycle Regulation; Stephen Elledge, Baylor; 4 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).
Molecular Biological Studies of Dopamine Receptor Function: Insights into Schizophrenia; Ian Creese, Rutgers; 4 p.m.; Room 140, John Morgan Building (Mahoney Institute).
Depression in Aging; Ira Katz, VA Medical Center; 4- 5 p.m.; 1st Floor Library, Ralston House (Institute on Aging).
To celebrate its 25th Anniversary, the Wharton Health Care Management Program holds the Robert Eilers Memorial Lecture on October 19 (Talks) and looks forward to the next 25 years at the Redesigning Our Future Conference on October 20 at the Convention Center; information: 898-6861.
19 Genetic Analysis of Cadherin Function in Mice;
Glen Radice, obstetrics and gynecology; 12:15-1:30 p.m.;
M100, John Morgan Building (Cell and Developmental
Summer Reports: Samarkard, Yemen and Kurdistan; Nicholas Alexander, anthropology; Alison Mackenzie, history; Denise Natali, political science; Anna Sloan, history of art; 4 p.m.; registration: 898-6335 (Middle East Center).
The Laying on of Invisible Hands: The Emerging Market and the Public Good in Health Care; John Eisenberg, Georgetown; Robert Eilers Lecture; 4:30-6 p.m.; Annenberg School Theatre (LDI of Health Economics; Health Care Systems).
20 Categories of Utility: Cooking for the Gods; Michael Meister, history of art; 3-5 p.m.; Rm. 201, Jaffe Bldg. (History of Art).
23 Ras Signaling Pathways; Jeffrey Field,
pharmacology; noon; M100-101, John Morgan Building
Thermal Waves; Stuart Churchill, chemical engineering; 3:30 p.m.; Room 337, Towne Bldg. (ChemE).
Mapping Behavior into Regional Brain Function: Findings, Limitations and Potential in Using Resting and Activated Measures of Cerebral Metabolism and Bloodflow; Ruben Gur, psychology in psychiatry; 4 p.m.; Room B-26, Stiteler Hall (Psychology).
Archives in Philadelphia; Jim Green, Library Company; Tom Horrocks, College of Physicians; Martin Levitt, American Philosophical Society; Nancy Shawcross, Van Pelt Library; 4-6 p.m.; Suite 500, 3440 Market St. (H. & S.S.).
The Investigation's Everyday Aesthetics of Itself; Stanley Cavell, Harvard; Series: Wagers of Writing: Wittgenstein, Emerson and Pragmatism; 4:30 p.m.; Room 214, Law School (Philosophy). Series continues Oct. 25.
24 Ca2+-Dependent Signaling, Mitochondrial Ca2+
Accumulation and Cell Injury; Jan Hoek, Jefferson Medical
College; Raiziss Rounds; noon; CRB Auditorium (Biochem.
The Arab Presence in Khurasan and the Revival of the Iranian National Tradition; Parvaneh Pourshariati, Columbia; 4:30 p.m.; Room 421, Williams Hall (Middle East Center).
Recent Discoveries at the Metropolis of El Pital; Jeffrey Wilkerson, Institute for Cultural Ecology of the Tropics and National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution; 6 p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, Museum; $10, $8/members, seniors, full-time students with ID (Museum; Mexican Society of Philadelphia).
New Light on Human Origins; Alan Mann, anthropology; 6:45 p.m.; Room 330, Kress Entrance, University Museum; $10; info/reservations: 898-5262 (College Alumni Society).
Embarrassing Teachers: Censorship in Humanist Education; Rebecca Bushnell, English; 7-8:30 p.m.; $5, free for fall-term Special Programs students; info/registration: 889-7326 (College of General Studies).
25 The House and Vertical Culture in North Pakistan;
Margaret Mills, folklore and folklife; 11 a.m.-12:30
p.m.; Classroom 2, University Museum (Middle East Center;
Central Neuropeptidergic Control of Thirst and Salt Appetite; Edward Stricker, University of Pittsburgh; 4 p.m.; Room 140, John Morgan Bldg. (Mahoney Inst.).
Itza Maya Kingship, Kinship, and Confederation on the Eve of Spanish Conquest; Grant Jones, Davidson College; 4 p.m.; Smith-Penniman Room, Houston Hall (Latin American Cultures Program).
Stereochemistry of Heterotrimeric G-protein Function; Paul Sigler, Yale; 4 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).
Has Pragmatism Inherited Emerson?; Stanley Cavell, Harvard; 4:30 p.m.; Room 2, Law School (Philosophy). Continued from Oct. 23.
Linkages Between Competing Forces in Health Care; Pamela Bailey, Health-care Leadership Council; Charles Leigh-ton Lecture; 4:30-6 p.m.; Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Building (LDI Center for Health Policy).
Up Against the Wall; Patrick Murphy and Judith Tannenbaum, ICA; in conjunction with PerForms Exhibit; 6 p.m.; ICA; free with admission fee: Exhibits (ICA).
26 Clinical and Novologic Aspects of Childhood Onset
Depression Disorder; Maria Kovacs, University of
Pittsburgh; noon-1 p.m.; CRB Auditorium (Psychiatry;
PennMed; Child Guidance Center).
Human Genes That Promote Pseudohyphal Growth in Yeast Are Intriguing Regulators of Growth Control in Humans; Erica Golemis, Fox Chase Cancer Center; 12:15- 1:30 p.m.; M100, John Morgan Bldg. (Cell Biology Grad Group; Cell and Dev. Biology).
Footprints: The Lives of Jain Ascetics as Ritual Charter; L. A. Babb; 3 p.m.; Room 201, Jaffe Building; open to PennCard holders only (History of Art).
Mechanism of Activation of Transcription Factor NFkB; Ronald Hay, University of St. Andrews; 4 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar (Wistar).
27 What Does Music Represent? Emotion and Meaning in
Music; Norman Smith, music; Senior Associates Lunchtime
Lecture; 12-2 p.m.; Faculty Club; $14/person (includes
lunch); info: 233-0779 (Penn Senior Associates; CGS).
Does Hermetic Cubism Mean...?; John McCoubrey, history of art; 3-5 p.m.; Room 201, Jaffe Bldg. (History of Art).
30 Molecular Biology of Somatostatin and Opiate
Receptors; Terry Reisine, pharmacology and psychiatry;
noon; M100-101, John Morgan Building (Pharmacology).
Vernacular Architecture in Exile: The "Madafeh" [Guesthouse] in Palestine, Israel and Jordan; Susan Slyomovics, Brown; 4 p.m.; Suite 371, 3440 Market St. (Folklore and Folklife).
When Jobs are Really Jails: Understanding Nominal Metaphors; Sam Glucksberg, Princeton; 4 p.m.; Room B-26, Stiteler Hall (Psychology).
Dissertations in Progress; Radioactive Ladies and Gentlemen: Women and Men of the Radioactive Community 1919-1939, Theresa Hopper, Princeton, 4 p.m.; Swimming Against the Tide: Instruments and Interests in the Debate Over Bacterial Flagella, 1946-1956, James Strick, Princeton; 5 p.m.; Ste. 500, 3440 Market (H. & S.S.).
Industry-University Collaboration in Engineering and Medicine: Opportunities and Challenges; Lewis Edelheit, General Electric; Britton Chance Lecture; 4:30 p.m.; Alumni Hall, Towne Building (ChemE). 31 A New Spin on ATP Synthesis by F0F1; Richard Cross, SUNY-Syracuse; Raiziss Rounds; noon; CRB Auditorium (Biochemistry and Biophysics).
My Life as Stories; Hanan al Shaykh, author; 4:30 p.m., place to be determined; reading and booksigning, 8 p.m., Room 17, Logan Hall; info: 898-6335 (Middle East Center; Lebanese Cultural Club).
The 1995 Season in Mendes and Saqqara, Egypt; David Silverman and Donald Redford, Museum; 6 p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, Museum (Museum).
Unless otherwise noted all events are open to the general
public as well as to members of the University. For building locations,
call 898-5000 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Listing of a phone number
normally means tickets, reservations or registration required.
This October calendar is a pullout for posting. Almanac carries an Update with additions, changes and cancellations if received by Monday noon prior to the week of publication. Members of the University may send notices for the Update or November at Penn calendar.