April AT PENN 1997


Advanced Registration for fall and summer classes. Through April 6.

25 Spring Term Classes End.

28 Reading Days. Through April 30.


3 Mirror Game; see On Stage. Repeated April 4.

4 Wendel the Sheep Herder; Stimulus Children's Theater Production about a young man trying to answer the childhood question, "What do you want to be when you grow up?"; 7 p.m.; Houston Hall Auditorium; $5/adults, $2/kids; information/tickets: 222-2105. Repeated April 5, 2 & 7 p.m.; April 6, 2 p.m.

5 Chewing and Spitting; kids ages 8-12 learn about the cultural significance of chewing betel leaf, areca nut and lime paste, a tradition of Southeast Asian people; in conjunction with the Creating the Quid exhibit; 10 a.m.-noon; University Museum; $5/materials fee; registration: 898-4016.

On Stage: A puppet show for grown-ups -- Neville Tranter and his Stuffed Puppet Theatre's The Nightclub. Photo: Erwin Olaf.

Luke Powell's Light and Water (1974) shows a covered reservoir in Herat, Afghanistan commissioned by a Safavid governor 1634. Photographs exhibited in the Sharpe Gallery at the University Museum, April 26 through August 23.


Admission donations & hours

Arthur Ross Gallery, Fisher Fine Arts Library: free, Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sat. & Sun., 12-5 p.m.
Burrison Gallery, Faculty Club: free, Mon.-Fri., 9:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
Esther Klein Gallery, 3600 Market: free, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Institute of Contemporary Art: $3, $1/students, artists, seniors, free/members, children under 12, with PennCard, and on Sundays 10 a.m.-noon; Thurs., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Wed.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; closed: Mon. & Tues.
Meyerson Hall Galleries: free, Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
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.
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.


1 The Art of Father and Son; works by Sam Yankell, research professor of periodontics, and his son, Stuart, who studied at GSFA and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts; reception, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; Burrison Art Gallery, Faculty Club. Through May 1.

5 Creating the Quid: Betel Chewing Paraphrenalia from Asia and the Pacific; display of traditional and contemporary items used in this essential part of social interactions from East Africa to the Western Pacific; see also Children's Activities; Main Entrance, University Museum. Through December.

14 MFA Thesis Show; works by 1997 Master of Fine Arts candidates Ken Chon, Katerina Gravanis, Stefan Klinger, Mimi Kim, Saeri Kiritani, Jewyo Rhii, Rieko Seto, Nancy Shahani, Chris White; reception, April 18, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Meyerson Hall Galleries. Through April 23.

26 The Afghan Folio; Luke Powell's photographs of landscapes, architecture and people of Afghanistan, taken between 1974 and 1978, just prior to the country's civil war and subsequent Soviet occupation; First floor, Sharpe Gallery, University Museum. Through August 23.


Three Video Installations by Maureen Connor, Tony Oursler and Winifred Lutz; ICA. Through April 13.
Works of Sarah Steele; Penn Women's Center. Through April 17.
Mongolia Observed: Photographs by Robert McCracken Peck; Sharpe Gallery, University Museum. Through April 20.
Treasures of Asian Art: Masterpieces from the Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller 3rd Collection of the Asia Society; Arthur Ross Gallery. Through April 20.
Fort Mose: Colonial America's Black Fortress of Freedom; Dietrich Gallery, University Museum. Through April 27.
Watercolors: Medicinal Plants of Shakespeare ; Morris Arboretum. Through June 1997.
Time and Rulers at Tikal: Architectural Sculpture of the Maya; University Museum. Through Fall 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.; free with admission donation.

6 Miraculous Journey: The Spread of Buddhism.

19 Africa's Diversity.

20 Highlights of the Collections.

26 Life Along the Nile.

27 Chinese Culture and the Collection.


2 Ososhiki/The Funeral (Itami Juzo, 1989); Japanese with English subtitles; with lecture, Critiques of Contemporary Japan, Ayako Kano, Japanese studies; 4 p.m.; Room 23, Moore School (Center for East Asian Studies).

23 Tora! Tora! Tora! (Richard Fleischer, 1970); in English; with lecture, Foreign Views of Japanese Imperialism, by Hilary Conroy, Japanese studies; 4 p.m.; Room 23, Moore School (Center for East Asian Studies).

30 Sixth Annual Philadelphia Festival of World Cinema; films and events throughout Philadelphia, sponsored International House's Neighborhood Film/Video Project; info/tickets/schedules: 1-800-WOW-PFWC or www.libertynet.org/~ihouse. Through May 11.


26 Redman; Penn Relays (see Sports) concert; 8 p.m.; Irvine Auditorium; $25, $15/with PennCard (Social Planning & Events Committee).

27 Traditional Chinese Music; Kurt Jung and Anna Chan play music from Chinese folk and imperial court traditions on the Nan-hu (Chinese violin) and Gu-zheng (Chinese zither); Sunday Concert in the Galleries; in conjunction: Gallery Tour ( see Exhibits); 2:30 p.m.; University Museum; free with admission donation: see Exhibits.

Music Department Concerts

Free performances at 8 p.m.; Cathedral Church of the Saviour, 38th & Chestnut Sts. (unless noted).

4 University Choir; J.S. Bach's BWV 80, Poulenc's Chansons françaises and English madrigals.

5 University Wind Ensemble and Yale University Concert Band; Villa-Lobos's Fantasy in Three Movements, Paul Hart's Cartoon, and Penn music professor Jay Reise's Tinicum Rhythms.

6 Penn Composers Guild; Curtis Institute of Music students perform new works by Penn graduate students; Curtis Institute, 1726 Locust St.

11 Ancient Voices; honoring the 500th anniversary of the death of composer Johannes Ockeghem.

17 University Symphony Orchestra and Early Music at Penn; program of ancient and modern instrumental music and dance; Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg Center.

25 University Choral Society; performance of Missa Solemnis in A flat, in honor of Schubert's 200th birthday.

Folklife Center Concerts

World music performances at International House; $15, $13/students and seniors, $10/I-House members; tickets: Upstages, 893-1145; information: Folklife Center, 895-6537.

20 La Bottine Souriante; renowned Quebec traditional group plays energetic Acadian hoedown music and big-band sounds; 7 p.m.

26 Saied Shanbehzadeh Traditional Bushehri Music Ensemble; southern Iranian group meshes the sounds of Persian, Arab, African and Indian traditional music, influenced by Sufism, to produce rhythmic music and trance-inducing dances; 8 p.m.

Curtis Organ Concerts

Recitals at Irvine Auditorium; 12:05 p.m.

2 Lorenz Maycher, New York City.

9 Justin Hartz, Julliard.

16 Jason Frederick, Westminster College Choir.

23 Louis Perazza, St. Luke & the Epiphany Church, Philadelphia.

30 Anne Conneghen, Temple University.


Mystery Repeats Itself; final shows of Mask and Wig Club's 109th annual production; ; April 3: clubhouse show; bar opens: 7 p.m., show: 8 p.m., $20 & $25; April 4: dinner show/class night; cocktails: 6:30 p.m., dinner: 7:30 p.m., show: 8:30 p.m., $50; Mask & Wig Club House, 310 S. Quince Street; tickets/information: 898-6791.

10 Constance DeJong and Tracy Leipold; performance with artists who collaborate with Tony Oursler (see Exhibits); 6 p.m.; Institute of Contemporary Art; free with admission donation (see Exhibits).

Annenberg Center

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

3 Mirror Game; Green Thumb Theatre for Young People production explores the patterns of abusive relationships in a group of teenagers; recommended for grades 9-12; 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre; $8; group sales: 898-6683. Repeated April 4.

4 Dogg's Hamlet, Cahoot's Macbeth; Penn Players presents Tom Stoppard's spoof on classic Shakespeare; 8 p.m.; Harold Prince Theatre; $5. Repeated April 5, 10-12; benefit performance for Say Yes, April 6, 2 p.m.

7 Previewers; Philadelphia Festival Theatre for New Plays' monthly reading of a new work; 7 p.m.; free.

10 Paul Taylor Dance Company; three works by the modern choreographer: Brandenburgs, elegant dancing set to music by Bach; Offenbach Overtures, a balletic spoof set to music by 19th C. French operetta composer Jacques Offenbach; and in Taylor's latest work, Eventide, couples perform romantic duets to music by Ralph Vaughn Williams; Dance Celebration Series; 7 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre; $28 /evenings, $26/matinees, $12/students. Repeated April 11, 8 p.m.; April 12, 2 & 8 p.m.

15 Megatron; powerful dancing choreographed by Megan Brazil; NextMove Festival '97 Series; 8 p.m.; Harold Prince Theatre. Repeated April 16 & 17.

16 The Nightclub; performance by Neville Tranter's Stuffed Puppet Theatre about the vanishing world of vaudeville; 8 p.m.; Annenberg School Theatre. Repeated April 18 & 19.


4 Reception for Rev. Andrew Barasada; welcoming the Christian Association's new associate minister; 4 p.m.; Christian Association Lobby (CA).

International Women's Celebration; 5- 7 p.m.; Women's Center (PWC).

5 Celebration of Culture; 12-5 p.m.; College Green (United Minorities Council, Social Planning & Events Committee, Greenfield Intercultural Center).

8 Alice Paul Awards Breakfast; 8 a.m.; Faculty Club (PWC).

12 Philadelphia Antiques Show; details below; 103rd Engineers Armory, 33rd & Market Sts. Through April 16.

16 Seafood Buffet; 5:30-8 p.m.; Faculty Club; info/reservations: 898-4618.

17 Spring Crafts Fair; 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Locust Walk (SPEC). Through April 18.

18 Spring Fling; 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; The Quad (SPEC). Through April 19.
In The Spirit; Volunteer Guides Benefit Party for Museum educational programs; 6-8 p.m.; Upper Egyptian Gallery, University Museum; $20.

19 Museum Bazaar: Dig for Treasures; Museum's Women's Committee's bazaar featuring donated items
including books, works of art and gifts; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Univ. Museum.

Philly Fest: An Exploration of Philadelphia's Cultural Heritage; World Culture Day with arts and crafts, story-telling and dance traditions of local African-American, Hispanic, Indian, Italian and Asian communities; 12-4 p.m.; University Museum; free with admission donation: see Exhibits.

Contemporary Art...Heaven or Hell?; Institute of Contemporary Art annual benefit gala; dinner, 7 p.m.; dance party, 9 p.m.; ICA; dinner & dance: $250/couple, $175/person; dance party only: $35/members, $50/non-members; information: 898-7108.

20 Big Tree Celebration; Earth Day 1997 features tree-centered activities, tree-planting ceremony and entertainment by the Philadelphia Revels; 1-4 p.m.; Morris Arboretum; free with admission: see Exhibits.

22 Secretaries' Day Luncheons; 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Faculty Club; info: 898-4618.

24 Take Our Daughters to Work Day; for girls, ages 9-15 years old, and their sponsors (required); panel presentation and breakfast sponsored by Human Resources, 9-11 a.m., Rm. B-1, Meyerson Hall; info: kraut@pobox.upenn.edu.

25 Hey Day Parade; 3 p.m.; Locust Walk (Junior Class Board).

At the Philadelphia Antiques Show:
Mercer Museum's Centennial

This year, the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania's antiques show, held April 12-16, which will benefit a new Maxillofacial Reconstruction Center at the Penn Medical Center, celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Mercer Museum in Bucks County with a special loan exhibit featuring 18th and early-19th century Americana from the museum's collection. The collection of archaeologist, anthropologist and ceramist Henry Chapman Mercer includes tools and products of pre-industrial craftsmen documents the lives of early American settlers prior to the Industrial Revolution.

The Philadelphia Antiques Show is held at the 103rd Engineers Armory at 33rd and Market Streets, April 12 (11:30 a.m.-8 p.m.), April 13 (11:30 a.m.-6 p.m.), April 14 and 15 (11:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.), and April 16 (11:30 a.m.-4 p.m.). Tickets: $12/at the door, $10/in advance (by April 5), $5/PennCard holders; group rates available. For information about tickets, catalogues and the preview reception, call 387-3500.

At left: From Mercer's original Tools of the Nationmaker exhibit, Earthenware Dish of molded redware with sgraffito decoration by Andrew Headman (c. 1750-1830), of Rockhill Township, Bucks County, 1808.


There is no admission charge for spring spring sports events.

Locations: Baseball, Bower Field; Crew, Schuylkill River; Lacrosse and Outdoor Track, Franklin Field; Softball, Warren Field; Tennis, Lott & Levy Courts.

1 Baseball vs. Villanova, 3 p.m.; W. Lacrosse vs. West Chester, 7 p.m.
2 Softball vs. Drexel, 2:30 p.m. (2 games).

4 W. Lacrosse vs. Dartmouth, 7 p.m.; M. Tennis vs. Army, 2 p.m.

5 vs. Dartmouth: Baseball, noon (2); M. Lacrosse, 1 p.m.; M. Ltwt. Crew vs. Cornell/Harvard; vs. Cornell: Softball, 1 p.m. (2); M. Tennis, noon.

Women's Synchronized Swim Team Show; 1 p.m.; Gimbel Gym.

6 Baseball vs. Harvard, noon (2); Softball vs. Columbia, 1 p.m. (2); W. & M. Outdoor Track, Penn Invitational.

9 vs. La Salle: Baseball, 3 p.m., Softball, 3 p.m. (2); W. Lacrosse vs. Princeton, 7 p.m.

11 W. Tennis vs. Harvard, 2 p.m.

12 Softball vs. Delaware, 1 p.m. (2); W. Tennis vs. Dartmouth, noon; Outdoor Track: W. vs. Princeton/Yale, M. vs. Princeton.

17 W. Lacrosse vs. Rutgers, 7 p.m.

18 Men's Tennis vs. Brown, 2 p.m.

19 W. Crew vs. Cornell/Rutgers; Ltwt. Crew vs. Princeton; Softball vs. Brown, 1 p.m. (2); M. Tennis vs. Yale, noon.

20 M. Ltwt. Crew vs. Georgetown; vs. Yale: W. Lacrosse, 1 p.m., Softball, 1 p.m. (2).

22 Baseball vs. Lehigh, 3:30 p.m.; Penn Relays, through April 26.

26 Baseball vs. Princeton, noon (2; also on April 27); W. Tennis vs. Columbia, noon.

27 M. Lacrosse vs. Yale, 1 p.m.

30 M. Lacrosse vs. Princeton, 7 p.m.


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 Ctr.; first class free; $3.50/class, $2.50/students; info: Carolyn Hamilton, 662-3293 (days), 446-1983 (evenings).

8 Annual Housing Fair; with property owners, managers, and representatives from realty companies, tenants' rights groups, utilities and other companies; 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; Locust Walk (Off-Campus Living). Rain dates: April 9 or 10.

Christian Association

1 Muslim Student Association Daily Prayers; 1-5 p.m.; Chapel. Meets Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays.

2 Quaker Meetin' & Eatin'; noon; Auditorium. Meets Wednesdays.

Buddhist Meditation for Westerners; Chapel. Wednesdays, 1 p.m.; Fridays, noon.

3 Early Morning Prayers; 8 a.m.; Conference Room. Meets Thursdays.

Sister Circle; noon; Conference Room. Meets Thursdays.

College of General Studies

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

2 Personal Financial Planning; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; $150 (incl. text). Through May 7.

Public Relations: Mastering the Fundamentals; Fund-Raising Certificate Program elective; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; $110. Through April 16.

3 The Personal Essay; 10 a.m.-noon; $120. Through May 8 (omit April 17).

Architectural Literacy: A View of the Past and Present; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; $80. Through April 24.

Blues in the Night; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; $75. Through April 24.

Writing for the Children's Market; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; $150. Through May 22.

5 Stewardship: This Gift and the Next; FRCP; 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; $120, $110/FRCP. Continues April 12.

Managing Up, Managing Down: Developing Working Partnerships; FRCP elective; 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; $130. Continues April 12.

Decision Making Skills; FRCP elective; 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; $75.

Creative Writing: The Art and Process; 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; $85.

Look Good, Sound Great, Act Smart: A Practical Guide for Business Professionals; FRCP elective; 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; $120.

Writing and Selling Travel Stories; 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; $90. Repeated April 12.

Outdoor Container Gardening; 10 a.m.-noon; $25.

Riches and Ritual: Mesopotamia and the Royal Cemetery at Ur; 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; $45. Museum tour: April 12.

The Musical World of Cole Porter; 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; $45.

7 Improving Your Speech and Voice; FRCP elective; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; $130. Continues April 9, 14 & 16.

Video Production for Non-Profit Organizations; FRCP elective; 6:30-9 p.m.; $110. Continues April 14.

10 Cultivating Corporations and Foundations; FRCP; 6:30-9 p.m.; $135, $125/FRCP. Through April 24.

12 Power Speaking; FRCP elective; 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; $120.

16 Interior Design: Antiques Symposium; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; $135 (incl. Philadelphia Museum of Art entrance fee). Through May 14 (omit May 7).

17 The Internet in Fund Raising: An Introduction; FRCP; 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; $135, $125/FRCP.

19 The Garden in Summer: Bold Color in Mixed Borders; 10 a.m.-noon; $25.

Michelangelo and Rodin: Genius Rediscovered; includes tour of Rodin Museum (May 17) and Philadelphia Museum of Art (May 24); 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; $90 (no discounts). Continues weekly May 3-24.

24 Fiction Writing Workshop; 6:30-9 p.m.; $150. Through May 22.

Housing Seminars

Sponsored by the Office of the Treasurer; Room 720, Franklin Building; info/registration: 898-7256.

2 Home Buying Session; with Eastern Mortgage Services; noon and 1 p.m. With Sovereign Bank, April 16.

9 One-on-One Counseling Sessions; with Mellon Bank; hourly appointments between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

25 Credit Seminar; noon and 1 p.m.

Morris Arboretum

Call 247-5777 for information, class times and registration: 247-5777.

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

5 Rose Pruning Demonstration; with Judy McKeon and members of the Philadelphia Rose Society; 1-3 p.m.

Newman Center

2 Augustine's City of God; reading discussion group; 7:30-8:30 p.m.; Newman Center. Weekly through April 23.

3 Bible Study: The Gospel of Mark; 12:30-1:30 p.m.; Newman Center. Meets weekly through May 1.

7 Bible Study: Together with the Word; 8-9:15 p.m.; 4th floor lounge, High Rise North. Continues on April 10.

Small Business Development

Wharton SBDC courses meet weekly, 6:30-9 p.m. and cost $185 (unless noted); info/registration: 898-4861.

2 Business Basics Seminar; $50. Through April 23.

When It's "All in the Family": Managing a Family-Owned Business. Through April 16.

5 Management Team Building; 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Continues April 12.

7 Selling Skills for the Entrepreneur. Through April 21.

8 Marketing: A Call to Action. Through April 22.

24 Tactics for Increasing Profitability. Through May 8.

29 Financial Management for the Small Firm; $205. Through May 20.


1 Rethinking Adam Smith; Steinberg Symposium and Economics Day Event; Adam Smith Reading Project, 6 p.m., Faculty Club; April 2: Adam Smith: Past and Present, moderator: Lawrence Klein, economics, speakers: Douglass North, Washington University and Jeffrey Sachs, Harvard, 2-4 p.m. and The Legacy of Adam Smith, John Kenneth Galbraith, Harvard, 4:30-5:30 p.m.; Rainey Audito-rium, University Museum; information: www.sas.upenn.edu/sasalum/steinberg/welcome.html (SAS External Affairs). Through April 2.

4 Imagination: A Common Ground for the Theory & Practice of Architecture; PhD Program in Architecture; Jennifer Bloomer, University of Iowa, Christine Boyer, Princeton, Alberto Pérez-Gómez, McGill, Donald Kunze, Penn State; more info: www.upenn.edu/gsfa/arch/ (Fine Arts). Through April 5.

11 Pilgrimage, Migration and Trade; 15th annual Maya Weekend; April 11: introductory lecture, 6:30 p.m. and reception, 7:30 p.m.; Penn Tower Hotel; April 12: registration, 8 a.m.; welcome, 9 a.m.; lectures (9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. & 2-5:30 p.m.), glyph workshops (9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. & 2-5:30 p.m.), reception (5:30 p.m.), and dinner (7 p.m.); April 13: lectures (9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. & 2-3:20 p.m.), glyph workshops (9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.), closing reception (3:20 p.m.); University Museum; $125, $100/members & seniors, $55/full-time students; $55/dinner; $10/box lunch; info/registration: 898-4890 (Museum). Through April 13.

18 Biological Basis of Behavior: Student Research Symposium; scientific poster session, 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; oral presentations, 1:30-5:30 p.m.; Penn Tower Hotel; register by March 31: reid@cattell.psych.upenn.edu (BBB).

19 12th Annual Symposium on Low Vision; 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Scheie Eye Institute (Scheie Eye Institute).

24 Creation and the Theory of Evolution; The Difference of Being Human: Biological Evolution and Cultural Evolution; Francisco Ayala, UC-Irvine; 4 p.m.; Human Life: Creation versus Evolution? Wolfhart Pannenberg, Univ. of Munich; Boardman Lecture, 8 p.m.; South America Room, Int'l House (Religious Studies).

30 The Effects of Lead on Children; moderator: Donald Schwarz, CHOP; speakers: Peter Bloch, radiological physics and Institute for Environmental Studies; Carla Campbell, CHOP; Herbert Needleman, Pitt; 4:30-6:30 p.m.; Rm. B-6, Stitler Hall; registration required: 573-3164 (Inst. for Environmental Studies).


1 Physiological and Structural Studies of Synaptic Vesicle Cycling; Vincent Pieribone, Rockefeller University; 4 p.m.; Physiology Conference Room, 4th Floor Richards Bldg. (Physiology).

2 The Economy of Art Labor Markets: Labor Markets, Employment and Compensated Unemployment in the Performing Arts in France; Pierre-Michel Menger, CNRS; noon-1 p.m.; Room 103, McNeil Bldg. (French Institute).

Regulation of B Cell Activation by CD21; Michael Carroll, Harvard; 4 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).

Building and Managing a Provider Based Behavioral Health Outcomes Program; Howard Waxman, Albert Einstein Health Care Network; 4:30-6 p.m.; Colonial Penn Center Auditorium (Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics).

Is There Tolerance in the Bible?; Nahum Sarna, Brandeis; 5 p.m.; 285, McNeil Bldg.; (Jewish Studies Program; Asian and Middle Eastern Studies; and Religious Studies).

3 Sesostris III: Image of a Pharaoh; Josef Wegner, Egyptian Section, University Museum; 12:30 p.m.; Classroom 2, Museum; free with admission donation: see Exhibits (Museum).

The Biblical Cult: An Untapped Source of Israel's Ethical Values; Jacob Milgrom, UC-Berkeley; 2-3:30 p.m.; Room 305, Houston Hall (Jewish Studies).

The Cities of East Asia; Gary Hack, dean, Graduate School of Fine Arts; 4:30 p.m.; Room 111, Williams Hall (Center for East Asian Studies).

Investigations into the Particular; John Patkau, Patkau Architects; 6 p.m.; Meyerson Hall (Grad School of Fine Arts).

Targeting and Retention of Golgi Membrane Proteins; Carolyn Machamer, Johns Hopkins; 12:15-1:30 p.m.; Class of '62, John Morgan Bldg. (Cell & Molecular Biology Graduate Group).

Women's Body Images and Their Obsession with Slimness; Demie Kurz, women's studies; in conjunction with Connor exhibit; 6 p.m.; Institute of Contemporary Art; free with admission donation: see Exhibits (ICA).

4 Fashionable Commodities Constructing Body Surfaces in Southeastern Nigeria with Things of the Marketplace; Misty Bastian, Franklin and Marshall; noon; Room 421, Williams Hall (African Studies).

Déjeuner causérie; topic: TBA; noon-1:30 p.m.; Room 405, Lauder Fischer Hall (French Institute).

Volvo and the Environment: Experience and Visions; Urban Wass, AB Volvo, Sweden; 12:15-1:45 p.m.; Room 109, SH-DH (Environmental Studies).

Indigenous Social Movements, Aesthetics, and Health Networks in Ecuador; Norman Whitten, University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign; 4 p.m.; Smith-Penniman Room, Houston Hall (Latin American Cultures Program).

Social and Economic Changes in Hong Kong After July 1, 1997: Impacts on Women and Families; Irene Wong, social work; 5-7 p.m.; Penn Women's Center (Women's Center).

Bad Hair Days in the Paleolithic; Judith Berman, Hunter College; 3-5 p.m.; Rich Seminar Room, Jaffe Bldg. (Art History).

7 Biological Activities of Rac/Cdc42-regulated p21-activated Kinases (PAKs); Gary Bokoch, Scripps Research Institute; noon; Pharmacology Conf. Room, M-100 John Morgan Bldg. (Pharmacology).

Atomic-Scale Mechanisms of Etching Reactions of Metal Surfaces; Eric Altman, Yale; 3:30 p.m.; Room 337, Towne Bldg. (Chemical Engineering).

Routes of Funding, Roots of Trust?: Northern NGOs, Southern NGOs and the Rise of Direct Funding in Bangladesh; David Lewis, London School of Economics and Crisis, What Crisis?: Challenges and Transitions of NGOs in Latin America, Tony Bebbington, University of Colorado; 3-5 p.m.; Room 103-5, Williams Hall (South Asia Regional Studies).

Ethics and Embryos: Interpreting Historically the Rock Hertig Study of Early Conceptuses 1938-1950; Margaret Marsh, Temple; 4 p.m.; Suite 500, 3440 Market St. (History and Sociology of Science).

Beirut: The Reconstruction of the Central District and the Revival of Lebanon; Angus Gavin, Solidere; 4:30 p.m.; Room B-21, Stiteler Hall (Lebanese Student Ass'n & Middle East Center).

8 How a Parasite Enters the Cytosol and Exploits a Host System of Actin-Based Motility to Spread from One Cell to Another; Daniel Portnoy, microbiology; noon; Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Bldg. (Biochemistry & Biophysics).

Roles of the Septin Proteins in Cytokinesis and Other Aspects of Cell-Surface Organization; John Pringle, UNC; 12:15-1:30 p.m.; Hirst Aud., Dulles Bldg., HUP (CAMB Graduate Group).

The East Side Story: East Africa and Human Origins; Yves Coppens, College of France, Paris; 6 p.m.; University Museum (French Institute; Museum).

Sacred Language, Profane Language: Print Culture and Nationalism in Egypt; Nilofar Haeri, Johns Hopkins; 4:30 p.m.; West Lounge, Room 421, Williams Hall (Middle East Center).

9 New Labors, New Lives: Capitalist Practice and Critique in Yucatan, Mexico; Christine Kray, anthropology; noon; Bowl Room, Houston Hall (Latin American Cultures Program).

United States-Korean Relations; Kun Woo Park, Ambassador from the Republic of Korea to the U.S. and James Laney, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea; 12:30-1:30 p.m.; Room 351, Steinberg/Dietrich Hall (Korea Economic Institute & Federation of Korean Industries).

Knowing About Knowing About the Brain; Floyd E. Bloom, Scripps Research Institute; SAS Dean's Forum; 4 p.m.; Rainey Aud., Museum (SAS External Affairs).

Duality, Spacetime, and Quantum Mechanics; Edward Witten, Institute for Advanced Study; Henry Primakoff lecture; 4 p.m.; Room A-1, DRL (Physics & Astronomy).

Role of CD28 at CTLA4 Pathways in T-cell Activation; Carl June, Naval Medical Research Institute; 4 p.m.; Grossman Aud., Wistar Institute (Wistar).

The Need for a Unity Center; public discussion; 7:30 p.m.; Christian Association Auditorium (CA; Global Village; PACE).

10 Chopin and 'la note bleue': An Interpretation of the Prelude, op. 45; Jean-Jacques Eigeldinger, l'Université de Genève; 5 p.m.; Room 208, Music Bldg. (French Institute).

Leslie Gill: Recent Work; Leslie Gill, Leslie Gill Architects; 6 p.m.; Meyerson Hall (Graduate School of Fine Arts).

Establishing Polarity in the C. elegans Embryo: A Part of the Story; Kenneth Kemphues, Cornell; 12:15-1:30 p.m.; Class of '62, John Morgan Bldg. (Cell & Developmental Biology).

Men, Women, Mothers, Food; Mary Gordon, author; Judy Berkowitz endowed lecture; 4:30 p.m.; Room 110, Annenberg School (Women's Studies).

11 Adenylate Cyclase: Genes and Regulation; Jacques Hanoune, biochemistry; noon-1 p.m.; Rm. 427, Levy Research Bldg. (Biochem./Dental School).

Feasibility of Aquaculture at the Philadelphia Navy Yard: A Progress Report; Leon Weiss, vet school; 12:15-1:45 p.m.; Rm. 109, Steinberg-Dietrich Hall (Environmental Studies).

Let Your Mouse Do the Walking : Behind the Scenes in the Web Library; Micheline Nilsen and Alan Morrison, Fine Arts Library; 3-5 p.m.; Rich Seminar Room, Jaffe Building (Art History).

Queer Proust; Elizabeth Ladenson, University of Virginia; 3-4 p.m.; Cherpack Lounge, Williams Hall (French Institute).
Aqueous Humor Formation: X-Ray Microanalysis Studies of Ciliary Epithelial Cell Composition; Anthony Macknight, University of Otago, New Zealand; 11 a.m.; Physiology Conference Room, Richards Bldg. (Physiology).

Musical Salons and Gender in Chopin; Jean-Jacques Eigeldinger, German, & Jeffrey Kallberg, music; 5 p.m.; Rm. 208, Music Bldg. (French Inst.).

12 Annual Alumni Meeting and XX Francis Heed Adler Lecture; Carl Kupfer, National Eye Institute; Scheie Eye Institute (Scheie Eye Institute).

14 PET Imaging Studies in Animal Models of Stress, Aging and Substance Abuse; Robert Mach, Bowman Gray School of Medicine; noon; Room M-100 John Morgan Bldg. (Phamacology).

NGOs and Poverty Alleviation: Credit Programs versus Political Empowerment; Syed Hashemi, The Grameen Bank; 3-5 p.m.; Rm. 103-5, Williams Hall (SARS).

Non-Hydrolytic Sol-gel of Alumina; Gideon Grader, Israel Institute of Technology; 3:30 p.m.; Room 337, Towne Bldg. (Chemical Engineering).

The History of the History of Science: America, 1940-1970; Margaret Rossiter, Cornell; 4 p.m.; Suite 500, 3440 Market (H & SS).

The Mosque and the Modern World: The Role of Turkey as an Image of Modernity; Renata Holod, history of art; 5 p.m.; Room 113, Jaffe Bldg. (Middle East Center & Turkish Student Association).

Inequality Does Matter: Latin America and East Asia ; Nancy Birdsall, Inter-American Development Bank; 4:30-6 p.m.; Room 351, Steinberg/Dietrich Hall (Economics;Public Policy & Mgmt.).

15 Language Reform in China; Victor Mair, Asian and Middle Eastern studies; 1 p.m.; Faculty Club (Women's Club).

The West in Ottoman Thought Before Westernization: Some Preliminary Observations; Cemal Kafadar, Harvard; 4:30 p.m.; Room 421, Williams Hall (Middle East Center & Turkish Student Ass'n).

16 Regulation of the Innate Response to Infection; Chris Hunter, pathobiology/vet; 4 p.m.; Grossman Aud., Wistar (Wistar).

Kingship by Pagoda: The Golden Light Sutra in Pictures; Mimi Yieng-pruksawan, Yale; 4:30 p.m.; Room 421, Williams Hall (Ctr. for East Asian Studies).

Penn Authors and Autobiographies: Lorene Cary; Lorene Cary, English; 6-8 p.m.; $10, free/Penn ID; Penniman Library, Bennett Hall; (SAS).

17 TBA; Alice Rivlin, Vice Chair, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; 4:30-6 p.m.; Room 351, Steinberg-Dietrich Hall (Public Policy & Mgmt.).

Politics and Culture in Post-Colonial Algeria; Lucette Valensi, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales; 4:30-6:30 p.m.; Ethnohistory Lecture; History Lounge, 3401 Walnut (History).

Poetry in the Face of the Holocaust: Celan, Sutzkever, and Others; John Felstiner, Stanford; 5 p.m.; Bowl Room, Houston Hall; (Jewish Studies; German; English; Asian & Middle Eastern Studies).

Developing a Decision-Support System for Preventing Housing Abandonment in NYC; Dennis Culhane, social work; Urban Research Seminar; 7-9 p.m.; Room 306, Furness Bldg. (Urban Studies).

Mechanisms of Diversification in the C. Elegans Mesoderm ; Andy Fire, Carnegie Institute; 12:15-1:30 p.m.; Class of '62, John Morgan Bldg. (Cell & Molecular Biology Graduate Group).

Gene Therapy with Adnovirus for Head & Neck Tumors; Jean Bourhis, L'Institut Gustave Roussy; noon; location info: 573-3550 (French Institute).

18 Localizing the Global with 'Ordinary Cosmopolitans': Fashion and Femininity in Dakar; Hadita Mustafa, Harvard; noon; Rm. 421, Williams Hall (African Studies).

Saving the Environment: Practical Solutions to Environmental Problems; James Spotila, Drexel; 12:15-1:45 p.m.; Room 109, Steinberg-Dietrich Hall (Institute for Environmental Studies).

The Soul's Journey to Heaven; Anca Bratu-Minott, art history; 3-5 p.m.; Rich Seminar Room, Jaffe Bldg. (Art History).

Combined Modality Treatment; Jean Bourhis, L'Institut Gustave Roussy; noon; location info: 573-3550 (French Institute).

21 Molecular Studies of the CAG-Polyglutamine Repeat Disease, Machado-Joseph Disease; Hank Paulson, pharmacology and neurology; noon; Room M100, John Morgan Bldg. (Pharmacology).

Expatriate NGO Culture in Sri Lanka; R. L. Stirrat, University of Sussex and NGO, Donors, Money Lenders and Empowerment of Women: Whose Agenda? Jude Fernando, South Asia Regional Studies; 3-5 p.m.; Rm. 103-5, Williams Hall (SARS).

Engineering Biomolecular Recognition; K. Dane Wittrup, University of Illinois; 3:30 p.m.; Room 337, Towne Bldg. (Chemical Engineering).

Cloning Inducers of Hematopoietic Stem Cells; Leonard Zon, Children's Hospital, Boston; 4 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).

23 The Impact of Temporary Labor Migration on Educational Outcomes in Mexico; William Kandel, population studies; noon; Bowl Room, Houston Hall (Latin American Cultures Program).

24 Signal Transduction by Integrins: How Cell Adhesions Talk to the Nucleus; Carol Otey, UVA; 12:15-1:30 p.m.; Class of '62, John Morgan Bldg. (Cell & Developmental Biology).

Path Dependency and National Identity: Three Inner Asian Examples from China; Dru Gladney, University of Hawaii at Manoa; 4:30 p.m.; Woody Seminar Room, Van Pelt Library (Center for East Asian Studies).

Beginning of Settled Village Life in Eastern Anatolia; Michael Rosenberg, University of Delaware; 6 p.m.; University Museum; $10, $8/member, seniors, students (Museum).

25 Roger Shimomura; lecture by the Asian-American artist; 2 p.m.; Institute of Contemporary Art Auditorium (Center for East Asian Studies).

The New Era of Mexico-U.S. Migration; Douglas Massey, sociology; 4 p.m.; Smith-Penniman Room, Houston Hall (Latin American Cultures Program).

28 Re-engineering the Brain with Gene Targeting: Implications to Learning and Memory; Alcino Silva, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory; noon; Room M100 John Morgan Bldg. (Phamacology).

29 The Politics of the Environment: 1997 and Beyond; Peter Kostmayer, Zero Population Growth, Washington, D.C.; 7 p.m.; Faculty Club (Institute For Environmental Studies).

Dyson and Young Fellowship Lecture; Robert Henrickson and Holly Pittman; 12:30 p.m.; Classroom 2, University Museum; free with admission donation: see Exhibits (Museum).

Where Have all the Flowers Gone? Changing Saharan Landscapes; Robert Giegengack, geology; 7-8 p.m.; $5, free/College of General Studies Special Prog. Students; registration: 898-6479 (CGS).

30 Germ Line Cell Modification; Ralph Brinster, physiology, animal biology; Bower Award Lecture; 1 p.m.; Room 200, College Hall (Veterinary Medicine).

Genetic and Molecular Analysis of Aging; Leonard Guarente, MIT; 4 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar (Wistar).


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Volume 43 Number 27

March 25, 1997

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