12 Cave Canem Benefit Poetry Reading; proceeds benefit the Cave Canem Scholarship Fund; readers include: Toi Derricotte, Cornelius Eady, Afaa Michael Weaver, Dennis Brutus, Herman Beavers, Toni Brown, DJ Renegade, Valerie Jean and Greg Pardloe; 7 p.m.; South America room, International House; $10, $5/students (Cave Canem; Borders Books & Music).
14 Downside of Love; Rev. Beverly Dale; 10:30 a.m.-noon; University Lutheran Church (UniLutheran; Christian Association).
15 Faculty and Student Faith Discussion; Dr. Joyce Thompson, Nursing; 6-8 p.m.; Christian Association (Christian Association).
10 Mrityudand: Prakash Jha and the Redirection of Masala Power; Uma Magal, editor, Asian Cinema Journal; 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Classroom 2; University Museum (South Asia Regional Studies).
11 Behavioral Science Contributions to AIDS Prevention and Research; Martin Fishbein, Annenberg School; 4 p.m.; Class of '62 lecture hall, John Morgan Bldg. (Penn Center for AIDS and HIV Research).
11 Landscape and Japanese Identity; Augustin Berque, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris; 6 p.m.; Meyerson Hall (GSFA; French Institute for Culture and Technology).
15 Technology of Truth: The American Polygraph and the Republic of Expertise; Ken Adler, Northwestern University; 4 p.m.; room 392, Logan Hall (History and Sociology of Science).
15 Chinese and Jewish Cultural Memory:
A Bridge Across Broken Time; Vera Schwarcz, Wesleyan University; 4:30
p.m.; room 329A, 3401 Walnut St. (Center for East Asian Studies).
Deadlines: The deadline for the Update At Penn is a week before the date of publication. The deadline for the March At Penn calendar is February 9.
Almanac, Vol. 45, No. 20, February 9, 1999