JANUARY AT PENN
28 Race Crime and the Constitution; fourth annual symposium on race and crime, panels on issues such as Racial Profiling, Race and Juries, and Race and Incarceration; speakers: Charles Mooney, Law School, David Liebowitz, Journal of Constitutional Law, David Rudovsky, Law School, Angela Davis, American University Law School, Judge Nathaniel Jones, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals; 3-6:30 p.m.; Law School. Continues January 29, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. (Journal of Constitutional Law).
The Films of Errol Morris
Non-fiction films. $6.50, $5.50/students, seniors & I-House members; International House. Info: (215) 895-6542.
25 Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. (1999; 96 min.); explores the life of the inventor of the lethal injection machine; and Stairway to Heaven (1998; 27 min.); portrait of slaughterhouse designer Temple Grandin; 7:30 p.m.
26 A Brief History of Time (1991; 84 min.); adaptation of physicist Stephen Hawking's book; 7 p.m.
27 Vernon, Florida (1981; 72 min.); a record of the town's interesting citizens; 7 p.m.
27 Nonfiction Creative Writing: the Latino Experience; Lilvia Soto; 5:30-7:30 p.m.; La Casa Latina (La Casa Latina).
Kelly Writers House
All events are free and are held at 3805 Locust Walk. Info: (215) 573-WRIT or email@example.com.
26 John Guillory and that Obscure Object of English Desire; Gregg Lambert, Syracuse University; 6 p.m.
27 Reading by Greg Djanikian; from his forthcoming book of poetry, Years Later; 6 p.m.
31 Opening Reception for two-student show; Brooke Kelly and Brooke Wyatt, artists; 6 p.m.
26 RNA Localization in Drosophilia Oocytes: The Means to the Ends; Tulle Hazelrigg, Columbia University; noon; room 251, BRB II/III (Center for Research on Reproduction & Women's Health).
27 Industry Self Regulation without Sanctions: The Chemical Industry's Responsible Care Program; Andrew King, NYU; 12:15-1:45 p.m.; Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Institute for Environmental Studies; Public Policy and Management).
28 Un rôle politique pour l'Organisation internationale de la Francophonie: prévention de conflits et méditations; Rhida Bouabib, observateur permanent de la representation permanente auprès des Nations Unies de l'Organisation internationale de la francophonie; 10-11 a.m.; Lauder Institute (French Institute for Culture and Technology).
30 Asian Landscapes; Bob Gutowski, director of public programs; presentation on Japanese and Asian garden influences that shaped Comptom, the Victorian estate that became the Arboretum; 2 p.m.; Widener Visitor Center, Morris Arboretum (Morris Arboretum).
31 Designing the Material Properties of
Synthetic Gene Carriers; Nily Dan, Drexel University; 3:30 p.m.; room
337, Towne Building (Chemical Engineering).
Deadlines: The deadline for the weekly update is each Monday for the following week's issue; for the March At Penn calendar it is February 15.
Almanac, Vol. 46, No. 18, January 25, 2000