February At PENN 1997


14 Drop Period Ends.


1 Burmese Puppet Workshop; kids ages 8-12 see puppets from the Museum's collections, listen to stories and make puppets; 10 a.m.-noon; University Museum. $5 materials fee; registration: 898 -4015.

20 How Come You So Stuck Up This Morning?; focuses on life in the Treme section of New Orleans, America's oldest African-American neighborhood; 10 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg Center; $6; tickets: 898-6791. Repeated Feb. 21, 10 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.; Feb. 22, 1 p.m.


Admission donations and hours:

University Museum: $5, $2.50/seniors and students with ID, free/members, with PennCard, children under 6; Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sunday, 1-5 p.m.; closed Mon. and holidays.
Institute of Contemporary Art: $3, $1/students, artists, seniors, free/members, children under 12, with PennCard, and Sun. 10 a.m.-noon; Thurs., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Wed.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; closed: Mon. & Tues.
Morris Arboretum: $4, $3/seniors, $2/students, free/with PennCard, children under 6; Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Other galleries: free.


3 The Fantasy Masks of Edythe Krieger; mask-making taken beyond traditional ceramic and papier-mache techniques; reception, Feb. 4, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; Burrison Gallery, Faculty Club. Through Feb. 28.

5 Cathleen Hughes: Earth Notes; reception, 5-7 p.m.; Esther Klein Art Gallery, 3600 Market St. Through March 5.

8 Three Video Installations by Maureen Connor, Tony Oursler and Winifred Lutz; preview party, Feb. 7, 9-11 p.m.; see also Talks; Institute of Contemporary Art. Through April 13.

12 Treasures of Asian Art: Masterpieces from the Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection of the Asia Society; works of Asian art from all parts of the continent exemplifying Buddhist and Hindu sculpture, ceramics and screens; Arthur Ross Gallery. Through April 20.


Mysteries of the Maghreb: Tribal Weavings of North Africa; Arthur Ross Gallery. Through February. Women in the Civil Rights Movement; Seminar Room 403, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. Through March. Mongolia Observed: Photographs by Robert McCracken Peck; Sharpe Gallery, Museum. Through April 20. Fort Mose: Colonial America's Black Fortress of Freedom; Dietrich Gallery, Museum. Through April 27. Time and Rulers at Tikal: Architectural Sculpture of the Maya; Museum. Through Fall 1997. Watercolors: Medicinal Plants of Shakespeare; Morris Arboretum. Through 1997.


Ancient Greek World; Living in Balance: Universe of the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo and Apache; Ancient Mesopotamia: Royal Tombs of Ur; The Egyptian Mummy: Secrets and Science; Raven's Journey: World of Alaska's Native People; Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition; University Museum. Healing Plants: Medicine Across Time and Cultures; Morris Arboretum.

University Museum Tours

Meet at the main entrance, 1:30 p.m.

1 Death in Mesopotamia: The Woolly Excavations of Ancient Ur.
2 Realm of the Jaguar: Ancient Mesoamerica in the University Museum.
8 Ancient China.
9 The Sounds of Africa.
15 Eros and Aphrodite: The Classical World.
16 The Archaeologist's Work.
23 Ancient Egypt.


7 Ni travail, ni famille, ni patarie; with Mosco Bouccault, French Public Television; 6-7:30 p.m.; Lauder Fischer Auditorium (French Institute).

12 The Color of Fear; film and discussion; 5 p.m.; Greenfield Intercultural Center (United Minorities Council; African-American Resource Center).

26 Seppuku (Hara-kiri) (Masaki, Japan, 1962, with English subtitles); with lecture: The Samurai in Japanese History and Culture, G. Cameron Hurst, Japanese Studies; 4 p.m.; Rm. 23, Moore Bldg. (Ctr. for East Asian Studies).

28 Focus on Peter Adair: Holy Ghost People (US, 1967) and Absolutely Positive (US, 1992); part of Margaret Mead Traveling Film and Video Festival; 8 p.m.; University Museum; evening admission: $5; $2.50 students and seniors, free with Museum membership or donation. Series continues through March 2.

Film/Video Project

Films and programs at International House, 3701 Chestnut St.; full descriptions: http://www.ihousephilly.org/; tickets: $6.50, $5.50/members, students, seniors, $3.50/kids 12 and under; foreign language films with subtitles (unless noted); info/tickets: 895-6542. Repeat dates and times in italics.

1 Ransom (Howard, USA, 1996); open-captioned; 6:30 p.m. Feb. 2, 2 p.m.

Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern (Jordan and Ascher, USA, 1995); 4:30 & 9 p.m. Feb 2, 4:30 & 6:30 p.m.; Feb. 3, 7:30 p.m.

5 Sirga, The Lion Child (Grand-perret, France, 1993); 7 p.m. Feb. 9, 2 p.m.; Feb. 14, 4 & 8 p.m.; Feb. 15, 4 p.m.; Feb. 16, 4 & 6 p.m.

Independent Film/Video Ass'n

Registration: 895-6594.

1 Documentary Filmmaking; with Steven Ascher; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; $55, $45/PIFVA members and students.

15 From Page to Screen: The Independent Filmmaking Process; with Nick Stagliano; 10 am.-5:30 p.m.; registration before Feb. 7: $65, $55/members and students; after Feb. 7: $75, $65.

26 PIFVA Open Screen; works completed and in progress; 7 p.m.

Treasures of Asian Art

The Arthur Ross Gallery shows items from the Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection of the Asia Society, New York.
Included: Right: Storage Jar (Vietnam, 15th century, porcelain); Below (left to right): Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara in the Form of Khasarpana Lokeshvara (India, late 11th-early 12th century, schist); Bottle (Korea, mid- to late-18th century, porcelain); Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara (Tibet, 15th-16th century, copper alloy). Works on display February 12 through April 20.

In concert February 23: The Cavani String Quartet (clockwise from top: Merry Peckham, cello; Mari Sato, violin; Kirsten Docter, viola; and Annie Fullard, violin) with James Primosch, chair and associate professor of music, on piano. photo by Christian Steiner

Voices of Africans and African Americans

...on Stage

The Junebug Theatre Company (above) performs How Come You So Stuck Up This Morning?! February 20-22 as part of the Annenberg Center's Theatre for Children Series. photo by Lloyd Dennis

...on Screen

International House's Neighborhood Film/Video Project's series Seeking Inspiration: Telling Stories, Sharing Lives explores filmmakers, artists and thinkers of the African Diaspora, February 6-23.

The African-American Resource Center and the United Minorities Council sponsor at viewing and discussion of The Color of Fear, February 12.

...in Folktales

Karen Abdul-Malik (above), founder of Duinsity Storytelling and Lecturing performs traditional African and African-American folktales with percussionist O.T. Young at the University Museum's Celebration of African Cultures on February 22. The day-long event, sponsored by WRTI Jazz FM also includes music, dance, fashion displays, arts and crafts, cooking and workshops.

...and in Music

Art Songs and Spirituals by African-American Compsers performed by Rickie Cameron, John Adractas and Michael Guilot, February 14; music of South Africa by Ladysmith Black Mambazo, February 8; Songs and rhythms of Ghana by Odadaa!, February 22; jazz by the Jerry Gordon Trio, February 16 and by the James Carter Quartet, February 27.

Philadelphia Connections

7 Yearbook­Class of '65 (Jimenez, USA, 1996); 1 & 7 p.m. Feb. 9, 6 p.m.

19 When Mother Comes Home for Christmas... (Vachani, India/Greece, 1995); 7 p.m.

Seeking Inspiration

Films from the African Diaspora.

6 Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Mask (Julien, GB, 1995); 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9, 4 & 8 p.m.

12 From Where to Here: Sister Stories; Picking Tribes (Sharp, USA, 1988), Mother of the River (Davis, USA, 1995), Home Away from Home (Blackwood, GB, 1994), Remembering Wei Fang: Remembering Myself (Welbon, USA, 1996); 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14, 1 p.m.; Feb. 15, 6 p.m.

13 Lumumba: A Death of a Prophet (Peck, France/Haiti, 1992); 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16, 8 p.m.

15 Place of Rage (Parmar, GB, 1991); with Black Panther (Newsreel, USA, 1968); 8 p.m. Feb. 20, 9 p.m.

20 Conjure Women (Royals, USA, 1995); 7 p.m. Feb. 21, 9 p.m.; Feb. 23, 4 p.m.

21 God's Will (Achkar, Guinea/France, 1991); 7 p.m. Feb. 23, 6 p.m.

Contemporary Egyptian Cinema

Co-sponsors: Middle East Center and American Research Center in Egypt. Series continues through March 4.

27 Terrorism and Kebab (Arafa, 1992); 7 p.m.

28 America Abracadabra (Bishara, 1993); 7 p.m. March 2, 5 p.m.

On Boys/Girls, and the Veil (Nasrallah, 1995); 1 p.m. March 3, 7 p.m.


2 Gregory Fulkerson, violinist, and Charles Abramovic, pianist; presented by Penn Contemporary Music; 3 p.m.; Curtis Institute of Music, 1726 Locust St.

8 Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Grammy Award winning music explores day-to-day existence in black South Africa; 7:30 & 10 p.m.; Folklife Ctr., International House. $20, $18/students and seniors, $15/members; tickets: 893-1145.

9 New Music by Student Composers; presented by Penn Composers Guild; 8 p.m.; Curtis Institute of Music.

14 A Program of Art Songs and Spirituals by African-American Composers; performance by Rickie Cameron, John Adractas and Michael Guilot; 8 p.m.; Harold Prince Theatre; $6, $4/students and seniors.

Valentine's Day Concert; Ricardo Averbach conducts the University Symphony Orchestra; 8 p.m.; Zellerbach Theater.

16 Sunday Concerts in the Galleries: The Jerry Gordon Trio;contemporary jazz sounds reflecting his intense style, rhythmic drive and harmonic ingenuity; 2:30 p.m.; University Museum.

Early Music at Penn; directed by Gwyn Roberts; 8 p.m.; Van Pelt-Dietrich Library; $8, $4/students and seniors.

20 Treble in Paradise; a Broadway-style musical revue, Glee Club Spring Show; 8 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg Center; $8, $6/Penn students. Through Feb. 22.

21 Orchestre de Université de Technologie de Compeigne; 8 p.m.; Annenberg School Theater.

22 Odadaa! Ghanian musicians and dancers led by master-drummer, composer and choreographer Yacub Addy; 8 p.m.; Folklife Center, International House. $15, $13/students and seniors; tickets: 893-1145.

23 Cavani String Quartet with James Primosch, pianist; presented by Penn Contemporary Music; 8 p.m.; Annenberg School Theater.

27 The James Carter Quartet; 7:30 p.m.; Harrison Auditorium, University Museum; $10, $5/with Penncard.

28 Relâche; celebration of Women's History Month highlights female composers and Philadelphia premiere performance of a new opera by Vivian Fine; Harold Prince Theatre; $25/first row, $15/all others, $10/students; info: 574-8246. Through March 1.


Now Mystery Repeats Itself; Mask and Wig Club's 109th annual production. Tickets: $50 dinner shows, $25 & $20 theater shows; Mask and Wig Club House, 310 S. Quince St.; tickets/info: 898-6791. Through April 5.

13 The Comedy of Dave Chappelle and Tony Woods; 8 p.m.; Irvine Auditorium; $10, $5/with PennCard.

Guys and Dolls; performed by the Law School Light Opera Company; 8 p.m.; Annenberg School Theater; $10; tickets: 898-9571. Through Feb. 15.

Annenberg Center

Tickets/info: 898-6791 (unless noted).

Now Bare-Knuckle, Philadelphia Festival Theatre for New Plays; written by Art Becker; directed by Eugene Nes-mith; Prince Theatre; $15/previews, $26/Friday and Saturday nights, $23/all other times, $12/students. Through Feb. 9.

3 The Whirling Dervishes of Turkey, performance with the Mevlevi Ensemble which includes some of Turkey's most outstanding classical musicians; 8 p.m.; Zellerbach Theater. $24, $16/students and seniors.

Previewers; Philadelphia Festival Theatre for New Plays' monthly reading of a new play; Annenberg Center.

6 Doug Elkins Dance Company; mix of Hip Hop, modern, ballet, martial arts, Flamenco and humor into irrepressible dances; Zellerbach Theatre; $28/evenings, $26/matinee, $12/students. Through Feb. 8.

10 Merce Cunningham Dance Company; premiere performance featuring the art of Robert Rauschenberg; Zellerbach Theatre; $38, $18/students (at press-time: show sold out).

11 The Way We Live Now; about HIV/AIDS and its effect on a circle of young friends; 7 p.m.; Annenberg Center Studio Theater; tickets: $3 at Health Education Office, Houston Hall, or call 573-3525.


1 Memorial Service for Cissie Leary; remembering the coach of the women's tennis team; 11 a.m.; Annenberg School Theater.

14 Valentine's Day Buffet; 5:30-8:30 p.m.; reservations: 898-4618; Faculty Club.

18 Francophonie; Réunion des francophiles et francophones de Penn. Vin, pâté et bonne compagnie; 5-7:30 p.m.; Ben Franklin Room, Houston Hall (French Institute).

22 World Culture Day: A Celebration of African Cultures; discover the vastness of Africa and the diversity of its cultures; 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Museum; free with admission donation.


Tickets for all events, except basketball, are free. Basketball tickets: 898-6151.

Home locations: basketball, Palestra; fencing, Weightman Hall; tennis, Levy & Lott courts; squash, Ringe court; gymnastics, Hutchinson Gym; swimming, Scheerr Pool.

1 Squash vs. Harvard, W.: 11 a.m., M.: 1 p.m.; W. Basketball vs. Cornell, 7 p.m.

2 Women's All-Star Tennis Invitational, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; W. Squash vs. Dartmouth, 11 a.m.; W. Swimming vs. Harvard, noon.; M. Squash vs. Dartmouth, 1 p.m., vs. Navy, 5 p.m.

6 M. Tennis vs. American & WVU; 9 a.m.

7 M. Basketball vs. Harvard, 7 p.m.; Wrestling vs. Harvard, 9:15 p.m.

8 Wrestling vs. Princeton, noon, vs. Brown, 1:30 p.m.; M. Basketball vs. Dartmouth, 7:30 p.m.

11 M. Basketball vs. Princeton; 7 p.m.

12 W. Tennis vs. Temple, 2 p.m.; Gymnastics vs. West Chester,Ursinus & Wilson, 6 p.m.

14 M. Basketball vs. Brown; 7 p.m.

15 M. Swimming vs. Harvard; noon; Basketball Centennial Celebration: Men's Basketball vs. Yale, 7 p.m.

19 M. Tennis vs. Temple; 3 p.m.

21 The Provost's Cup Basketball Game: Faculty & Staff vs. Students; 5 p.m. (tryouts: Feb. 5, 8 p.m.; at the Palestra); W. Basketball vs. Dartmouth, 7 p.m.

22 M. Fencing vs. Columbia, Penn State & Rutgers, 10 a.m.; W. Fencing vs. Cornell & Temple, 10 a.m.; W. Squash vs. Trinity, 11 a.m.; W. Basketball vs. Harvard, 7 p.m.

25 W. Basketball vs. Princeton, 7 p.m.

28 M. Tennis vs. Richmond, 4 p.m.; M. Basketball vs. Cornell, 7 p.m.


English Language Programs Eve-ning Course Registration; classes meet 6-8:30 p.m.; Academic Writing, Mon., Feb. 3-Apr. 14, $290; Pronunciation Improvement, Tues., Feb. 4-Apr. 15, $290; $10 fee for late registrants; info: 898-8681.

Guided Walking Tours; Saturdays and Sundays; 2 p.m.; admission and hours: see Exhibits; Morris Arboretum.

Ice Skating; public skating, figure skating sessions and hockey sessions; Class of 1923 Ice Rink; admission $5, $4.50 with PennCard; info: 898-1923.

Jazzercise; 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Mon., Tues., Thurs.; Philadelphia Child Guidance Center; first class free; $3.50/class, $2.50/students; info: Carolyn Hamilton, 662-3293 (days), 446-1983 (evenings).

Buddhist Meditation Instruction and Practice; Wed., 1-2 p.m. and Fri., 12-1 p.m.; Christian Ass'n. Through May 2.

21 Home Buying Information Sessions; with representatives from Commerce Bank; noon and 1 p.m.; Room 720, Franklin Bldg.; information/registration: 898-7256 (Office of the Treasurer). With Arlington Capital, Feb. 26, noon & 1 p.m.

Career Planning & Placement

Graduate Study and Academic Careers Series; 4-5:30 p.m.; Ben Franklin Room, Houston Hall (Ben Franklin Scholars/General Honors, CPPS, College, International Programs).

5 Fellowships; Ann Kuhlman, OIP & Nick Souleles, finance.

13 Why Get a Ph.D.? panelists: Alan Filreis, English; Walter Licht, history; Janice Madden, regional science & sociology; Nelson Wicas, Vanguard Group.

College of General Studies

Special programs; courses meet weekly (unless noted); registration: 898-6479.

18 Grantsmanship: Developing Winning Proposals; 6-8 p.m.; $160, $150/Fundraising Cert. Prog. Through March 25.

19 A Season of Opera in Philadelphia; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; $25/session or $45/both. Continues on April 16.

22 Art History Sampler Series; 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; $150. Continues March 1, April 5, 12 & 19, May 3, 10, 17, & 24.

25 Writing from Personal Experience; 1-3 p.m.; $160. Through April 15.

27 Using and Choosing Market Research; FRCP elective; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; $145. Continues March 8, 13 & 20.

28 Words at Work; 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; $90.

Library Computer Courses

Courses meet in Class of '55 Conference Room; Van Pelt-Dietrich Library (Van Pelt Reference).

4 LEXIS/NEXIS; 7-8 p.m. Repeated Feb. 10 & 24, 12 p.m.; Feb. 19, 7 p.m.

6 ERIC; 3-4 p.m. Repeated Feb. 13, 12 p.m.

20 Internet Search Tools; 7-8 p.m.

Small Business Development

Courses meet weekly from 6:30-9 p.m. (unless noted); info/re.: 898-1063 (Wharton).

5 Business Basics Seminar; $50. Through Feb. 26.

20 From Entrepreneur to Leader: Grow Your Skills with the Company; $185. Through March 6.

26 Entrepreneurial Hiring & Firing: Successful Practices; $205. Through March 19.

27 Using and Choosing Market Research; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; $145. Continues March 13 & 20.

Faculty/Staff Assistance Program

Noon workshops in Houston Hall; registration/room info: 898-7910 (F/SAP).

Surviving Divorce and Separation; call for details.

4 Caregivers. Meets every first Tuesday.

5 Sobriety Group. Meets Wednesdays.

11 Constructive Discipline for Children; Bishop White Room.

20 Making Stepfamilies Work; Bishop White Room.

Computer Courses

Hands-on courses for Penn faculty, staff and students; registration/prerequisite info: 573-3102 or http://www.tts.isc.upenn.edu/ (Info. Systems & Computing; Tech. Learning Services).

DOS/Windows Users Courses

6 Intro. to Windows; 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

10 Intro. to Windows 95; 1:30-4:30 p.m.

12 Intro. to Word 6.0; 1:30-4:30 p.m.

18 Intermed. Word 6.0; 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

20 Intro. to HTML; 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

28 Intermed. HTML; 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Macintosh Users Courses

4 Introduction to HTML; 1-4 p.m.

26 Intermed. Word 6.0 ; 1:30-4:30 p.m.

Bits and Pieces Seminars

6 File Transfer Using Fetch; 1-2 p.m.

18 File Transfer Using WS_FTP; 1-2 p.m.

26 Browsing Using Netscape; 12-1 p.m.

Newman Center

3 Bible Study--Together with the Word; 8-9 p.m.; 4th Fl. Lounge, High Rise North. Meets Mondays & Thursdays.

4 Coffee, Croissants and Christianity; 7:45-9 a.m.; Newman Center, 3720 Chestnut St. Continues Feb. 10, 18, and 25.

27 Life, Universe and Dinner; Charismatics in the Catholic Church: What's New?; 6:15-9 p.m.; Newman Ctr. (Newman Grad Activities Council).


26 The Future of Fact; info: 898-9032; Annenberg School (ASC). Through Feb. 28.


1 Glaucoma 1997; 8 a.m.-noon; Scheie Eye Inst., info: 662-8141 (Ophthalmology).

3 Thrombin Receptors, G Proteins and Integrins: Opening the Lines of Communication; Skip Brass, medicine; noon; M100-101, John Morgan Bldg. (Pharmacology).

The Making of Sister Kenny (RKO, 1946): Hollywood and American Medicine in the 1940s; Naomi Rogers, Yale; 4 p.m.; Suite 500, 3440 Market (History & Sociology of Science).

Joint Actions in Using Language; Herbert Clark, Stanford; 4 p.m.; Rm. B-26, Stitler Hall (Psychology).

4 Genetics of Taste; Alexander Bachmanov, Monell Chemical Senses Center; 11:30 a.m.; Monell Center, 3500 Market St. (Monell Center).

The Culture of Urgency in the Latin American Metropolis: Malandros, Gangs, and Street Kids; Magaly Sanchez R., Universidad Central de Venezuela; noon; Bowl Room, Houston Hall (Latin American Cultures Program).

Coordinate Movement of Proteins and RNAs Between the Nucleus and the Cytoplasm; Pamela Silver, Dana-Farber Cancer Inst.; noon; Austrian Aud., Clinical Research Bldg. (Biochem. & Biophysics).

Nuclear Protein Import: Involvement of the GTPase Ran and a Novel Ubiquitin-related Protein; Frauke Melchior, Scripps Research Institute; 12:15-1:30 p.m.; Wood Room, John Morgan Bldg. (Cell & Developmental Biology).

A Field Trip to the Moon; Harrison Schmitt, Apollo 17 Astronaut; Annual Leon Lecture; 3 p.m.; Harrison Auditorium, University Museum (Physics).

Properties and Functions of InsP3 Signaling in the CNS; Kamran Khoda-khah, Physiology; 4 p.m.; Physiology Conf. Rm., Richards Bldg. (Physiology).

Situating Arabic Science: Locality vs. Essence; Abdelhamid Sabra, Harvard; 4:30 p.m.; Rm. 214, Roberts Hall, Law School (Middle East Ctr. & Philosophy).

Readings from Martin Luther King, Jr. & Langston Hughes; Danny Glover and with Felix Justice; 8 p.m.; Irvine Auditorium(Connaissance).

5 The History of the Moon and Its Implications; Harrison Schmitt, Apollo 17 Astronaut; 4 p.m.; DRL (Physics).

Formation and TCR Signaling Properties of Peptide-MHC Molecule Ligands; Ronald Germain, NIH; 4 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).

6 Selective Mutism in Young Children; Harry Wright, University of South Carolina; noon-1 p.m.; Austrian Aud., CRB (Psychiatry; Philadelphia Child Guidance Center).

Géométrie et Informatique; Jean-Henri Gallier, computer and information science; noon-1:30 p.m.; Room 405, Lauder Fischer Hall (French Institute).

Modern Mongolia: Realities and Hopes; slide presentation by Paula Sabloff, museum; 12:45 p.m.; Classroom 2, University Museum (Museum).

Alhazen's Revolution in Optics: Triumph and Tragedy; Adbelhamid Sabra, Harvard; Provost's Seminar; 4:30 p.m.; B-26, Stitler Hall ( Institute for Research in Cognitive Science).

Class of 1954 Lecture in Honor of Dr. Anita Faatz; Lorraine Gutierrez, Michigan; 7-9 p.m.; Alumni Hall, Faculty Club (Social Work).

7 Cézanne, Zola and Médan in 1880; John McCoubrey, history of art; 3-5 p.m.; Rich Seminar Room, Jaffe Bldg.; open to Penncard holders (History of Art).

8 Fort Mose: Colonial America's Black Fortress of Freedom; Kathleen Deagan, Florida Museum of Natural History; in cunjunction with exhibit; 2 p.m.; Rainey Aud., University Museum, free with Penncard or Museum donation; registration: 898-4890 (Museum).

10 Moral Characters: Calligraphy in Han China; Adriana Proser, Philadelphia Museum of Art; noon; Room 421, Williams Hall (Ctr. for East Asian Studies).

The Role of Voltage Dependent Calcium Channels in Neuronal Signal Transduction; Ji-fang Zhang, pharmacology; noon; Rm. M100-101, John Morgan Bldg. (Pharmacology).

Zeolite Adsorbents: Cation and Framework Influencecs on Selective Adsorption of Nitrogen from Air; Thomas Gaffney, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.; 3:30 p.m.; Room 337, Towne Bldg. (Chemical Engineering).

Issues in the Japanese Debate About Brain Death and Organ Transplants; William Lafleur, Asian & Middle Eastern Studies; 4 p.m.; Ste. 500, 3440 Market (H & SS).

Inaction; Tom Gilovich, Cornell; 4 p.m.; Rm. B-26, Stitler Hall (Psychology).

The Three Democratic Political Cultures in Europe; Henry Teune, political science; 4 p.m.; Anspach Lounge, Stitler Hall (Political Science).

11 Chemosensory Transduction in Taste Cells; Sue Kinnamon, Colorado State; 11:30 a.m.; Monell Chemical Senses Center (Monell Center).

Antibiotics and Anticancer from Sharks, Frogs and Man: From Discovery to into Development Therapeutic Agents; Michael Zasloff, Magainin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; noon; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Biochemistry and Biophysics).

Biogenesis of Golgi: From Vesicles to Stacks; Usha Acharya, UC-San Diego; 12:15-1:30 p.m.; Rm. M100-101, John Morgan Bldg. (Cell & Dev. Biology).

Calreticulin Modulates Calcium Release and Uptake From Intracellular Stores; Patricia Camacho, UVA Health Sciences Ctr.; 4 p.m.; Physiology Conference Room, Richards Bldg. (Physiology).

Problems in the Analysis of Violence; Michael Gilsenan, NYU and Brian Spooner, anthropology; 4:30 p.m.; pre-registration required: 898-6335 (Middle East Center).

Is Integration a Hinderance/Benefit for People of Color?; 7 p.m.; Greenfield Intercultural Center (GIC).

12 Crystal Structures of Tyrosine-specific and Dual Specificity Phosphatases; Mark Saper, Michigan; 4 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar (Wistar).

My Life and Literature; Kenzaburo Oe, Nobel Laureate; 4:30 p.m.; Room 110, Annenberg School (Center for East Asian Studies).

13 PTSD in Female Assault Victims: Psychopathlogy & Treatment; Edna Foa, Allegheny University; noon-1 p.m.; Austrian Aud., CRB (Psychiatry; Philadelphia Child Guidance Center).

Protein Biogenesis and Maintenance of the Endoplasmic Reticulum; Davis Ng, UCSF; 12:15-1:30 p.m.; Class of '62 Rm., John Morgan Bldg. (Cell & Dev. Bio.).

14 Histories of African Leisure; Charles Ambler, University of Texas, Austin; noon; Room 421, Williams Hall (African Studies Center.

TBA; Kamala Visweswaran, University of Texas; noon; Rm. 111, Annenberg School (ASC).

The Nature of Environmental Values and Its Implications for Environmental Ethics; Douglas MacLean, Univ. of Maryland; 12:15-1:45 p.m.; Room 109, Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall (Institute for Environmental Studies).

17 The Latest Twist on Orphan G Protein-Coupled Receptors; Jeffrey Stadel, SmithKline Beecham; noon; Room M100-101, John Morgan Bldg. (Pharmacology).

Polymer Adsorption Dynamics Measured by Direct Interfacial Techniques; Maria Santore, Lehigh; 3:30 p.m.; Room 337, Towne Bldg. (ChemE).

'Removing Dead Babies' and 'Trouble, Trouble': Obstetrics in Colonial Zaire, 1910-1960; Nancy Hunt; 4 p.m.; Suite 500, 3440 Market St. (H&SS).

Predicting and Preventing Depression; Martin Seligman, psychology; 4 p.m.; Rm. B-26, Stitler Hall (Psychology).

18 Molecular Cloning of a Voltage-Dependent Potassium Channel Expressed in Taste Buds of Channel Catfish; Jiesheng Kang, Monell Chemical Senses Center; 11:30 a.m.; Monell Center (Monell Center).

Genes of Youth: Genetic Analysis of Aging Using Yeast; S. Michal Jazwinski, Louisiana State; noon; Austrian Aud., CRB (Biochem. and Biophysics).

TBA; Lynne Cassimeris, Lehigh; 12:15-1:30 p.m.; Rm. M100-101, John Morgan Bldg. (Cell & Dev. Biology).

Grassroots Democracy in the Iranian Constitutional Revolution; Janet Afary, Purdue; 4:30 p.m.; Room 421 Williams Hall (Middle East Center).

19 Cyclins and Tumor Suppressors Regulated by Growth Factors and the Extra-cellular Matrix; Richard Assoian, University of Miami; 4 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).

Matsuoka Yosuke and the Failure of "Pacific Co-Prosperity," 1919-1941; Susumu Sako, Osaka Gakuin University; 4:30 p.m.; Room 421, Williams Hall (East Asian Studies).

20 Provinicial Intellectuals and the Sociology of the So-Called 'Deep Mexico'; Claudio Lomnitz, Chicago; 4 p.m.; Smith-Penniman Room, Houston Hall (Latin American Cultures Program).

Conversation with artist Maureen Connor and Judith Tannenbaum; in conjunction with ICA exhibit; 6 p.m.; Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA).

Re-Presenting the City: Arts, Culture and Community in Philadelphia; Mark Stern, social work; 7-9 p.m.; Rm. 306, Furness Bldg. (Urban Studies).

21 Analyzing Environmental Justice: Some Conceptual and Methodological Issues; Rae Zimmerman, NYU; 12:15-1:45 p.m.; Rm. 109, Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall (Inst. for Environmental Studies).

Frank Furness: The Poetry of the Present; George Thomas, urban studies; 3-5 p.m.; Rich Seminar Rm., Jaffe Bldg.; open to PennCard holders (History of Art).

22 Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery for the General Ophthalmologist; Scheie Eye Institute, info. & registration: 662-8141 (Ophthalomolgy).

24 ADP Ribosylation Factors (Arf): Roles in Membrane Traffic; Richard Kahn, Emory; noon; Room M100-101, John Morgan Bldg. (Pharmacology).

Adsorbent Pore Structure and the Prediction of Adsorpiton Equilibrium; Nigel Seaton, Cambridge; 3:30 p.m.; Room 337, Towne Bldg. (ChemE).

Monstrosity/Machinery/Modernity: Or Object Lessons in Victorian Selfhood; Erin O'Connor, English; 4 p.m.; Suite 500, 3440 Market St. (H&SS).

Explanation, Cause, and Mechanism in Conceptual Development; Frank Keil, Cornell; 4 p.m.; Rm. B-26, Stitler Hall (Psychology).

25 Mammalian Receptors for Amino Acid Taste; Nirupa Chaudhari, University of Miami; 11:30 a.m.; Monell Chemical Senses Center (Monell Ctr.).

TBA; noon; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Biochemistry and Biophysics).

Regulation of the Metaphase-Anaphase Transition by Spindle Assembly Checkpoint; Rey-Huei Chen, UCSF; Room M100-101, John Morgan Bldg. (Cell & Developmental Biology).

Everything You Want to Know About Dictionaries; Mortimer Benson, Slavic languages and literature; 1 p.m.; Faculty Club (Women's Club).

Amplification of Sr Calcium Release During the Calcium Transient in Ventricular Myocytes; C. Ian Spencer, Bockus Institute; 4 p.m.; Physiology Conference Rm., Richards Bldg. (Physiology).

Developing an Agenda for Inclusion in the University of Pennsylvania's Planning for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration; panel discussion; 4 p.m.; Greenfield Intercultural Center; information: Isabel Sampson-Mapp 898-0104 (African-American Resource Center, GIC, Hillel).

Globalization and the Emergence of Islamic Party Rule in Turkey; Fatma Muge Gocek, Michigan; 4:30 p.m.; Room 421, Williams Hall (Turkish Student Association; Middle East Center).

The Painted Vaults of Albi Cathedral; Jean-Louis Biget, Fontenay Str. Cloud; 5 p.m.; Rm. 210, Music Bldg. (French Institute).

26 La Politique Linguistique en France; Harold Schiffman, Penn Language Center; noon-1:30 p.m.; Room 405, Lauder Fischer Hall (French Institute).

Chemokine receptors and HIV: Their role in virus entry and disease; Robert Doms, pathology and lab medicine; 4 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).

Quality Indicators: Where Do We Go From Here?; Margaret O'Kane, National Committee for Quality Assurance; 4:30-6 p.m.; Colonial Penn Center Auditorium (Leonard Davis Center for Health Economics).

27 Binge Eating and Night Eating Syndrome; Albert Stunkard, psychiatry; noon-1 p.m.; Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Building; (Psychiatry; Philadelphia Child Guidance Center).

Self-assembly of Bipolar Spindles Around Chromatin Beads in Xenopus Egg Extracts; Rebecca Heald, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Germany; 12:15-1:30 p.m.; Class of '62 Room, John Morgan Bldg. (Cell & Developmental Biology).

The Invention of Society in Early Modern Japan; Mary Elizabeth Berry, UC-Berkeley; 4:30-6:30 p.m.; History Lounge, 3401 Walnut (SAS).

The Statues of the Choir and the Ambulatory of Albi Cathedral; Jean-Louis Biget, Fontenay St. Cloud; 5 p.m.; Rich Seminar Room, Jaffe Bldg. (French Institute; History of Art).

After Mapplethorpe: Photography and Deviant Bodies; Deborah Bright, Rhode Island School of Design; 6 p.m.; Institute of Contemporary Art; in conjunction with exhibit (ICA).

28 Rudeness as a Communicative Competence; Leslie Beebe, Columbia; Wolfson Colloquium; 2:30-4 p.m.; Room B-26, Stiteler Hall (Graduate School of Education).

Signaling Pathways Involved in Oncogenic Transformation by p21Ras; Chris Marshall, Institute of Cancer Research, London; Sterling Lecture; 4 p.m.; Class of 1962 Hall, John Morgan Building (Center for Experimental Therapeutics).

Muted Poetry: Leonardo's Ginevra and Raphael's Galatea; Sheila ffolliott, George Mason University; 5:30 p.m.; Room 200, College Hall; open to PennCard holders (History of Art).

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Volume 43 Number 19
January 28, 1997

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