11 Bioethicists-Who are They and What are They Asked To Do?; panelists: Arthur L. Caplan, Center for Bioethics; Paul Root Wolpe, bioethicist and sociologist; Janet Fleetwood, MCP-Hahneman Medical School; Alan Milstein, Sherman, Silverstein, Kohl, Rose & Podolsky; John Paris, Boston College; Alan Meisel, University of Pittsburgh School of Law; Geoffrey Hazard, trustee professor; Colin Diver; Law School; 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Levy Conference Center, Silverman Hall, Law School; free, registration; (215) 898-7136 (Center for Bioethics; UPHS; School of Law).
11 Paul Auster; 5 p.m.; Kelly Writers House; RSVP for this program firstname.lastname@example.org (Creative Writing).
14 Aural Text In(au)gu(ral) Reception featuring Andrew Zitcer; 7 p.m. Kelly Writers House (Writers House Junior Fellows Program).
12 Nanoscale Molecular Architecture: Design and Self-Assembly of Metallocyclic Polygons and Polyhedra via Coordination; Peter J. Stang, University of Utah; 4 p.m.; rm. 102, Chemistry Bldg. (Chemistry).
16 Civil War, Ethnic Diversity and Economic Performance; Paul Collier, director, Development Research Group, The World Bank; 4:30-6 p.m.; rm. 350, Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall (Economics Dept., SAS, Business and Public Policy Dept.).
17 Oh, My Aching Back: Back Problems and Solutions; Curtis Slipman, director, Spine Center; 12:30-2 p.m.; Hirst Auditorium, HUP (Penn Partners in Healthy Living).
Deadlines: The deadline for the weekly update is each Monday for the following week's issue. For the May AT PENN calendar it is April 10.
See www.upenn.edu/almanac/calendar/caldead.html for details on event submission.
Almanac, Vol. 47, No. 29, April 10, 2001