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JANUARY AT PENN

Circus Inferno (left), by DareDevil Opera Company of Canada, perform live action cartoons utilizing sound effects, music, slapstick, pyrotechnics and outrageous props. The group is one of the more than 18 artists scheduled to perform as part of the 24th International Showcase of Performing Arts for Young People at the Annenberg Center, January 30 through February 2. (See www.pennpresents.org for a full schedule of events).


CHANGE

29 Use of Power; discussion/luncheon; Valarie Swain-Cade McCoullum, will be held in the Ben Franklin Room, Houston Hall at noon.

30 Peace and Social Justice: Principles of Nonviolent Change panel discussion will be held in the Ben Franklin Room, Houston Hall at 5:30 p.m.

FILMS

29 The Silence of the Palaces; Moufida Tlatli (Tunisia); 7:30 p.m.; TV Lounge, Gregory House (Al-Bait Al-Arabi).

MEETINGS

31 Setting Goals and Reaching Your Dreams; Paullette Adams; noon; Greenfield Intercultural Center (Single Parents Association).

MUSIC

30 The Princeton University Orchestra with the University of Pennsylvania Symphony Orchestra and the University of Pennsylvania Wind Ensemble; concert to benefit the victims of September 11th; 8 p.m.; Irvine Auditorium; $20/person, $10/Princeton Young Alumni & students; tickets/info : (610) 353-6879 or Tigerclub@aol.com (Princeton Club of Philadelphia).

ON STAGE

30 Women in Modern Civilization (including Afghan Women); Bina Sharif; 6:30 p.m.; Graduate Student Center (Middle East Center).

READINGS/SIGNINGS

31 Nigger: The Strange Case of a Troublesome Word; Randall Kennedy, author; discussion and signing; 12:30 p.m.; Penn Bookstore ( Bookstore).

TALKS

30 Male Reproductive Aging: Mechanisms and Consequences; Barry Zirkin, Johns Hopkins University; noon; Auditorium, BRB II/III (CRRWH).

A Cultural History of Fear: U.S. Television, Terrorism, and the Middle East; Melani McAlister, George Washington University; 4:30 p.m.; B-26 Stiteler Hall (Middle East Center).

Deadlines: The deadline for the weekly Update is each Monday for the following week's issue. The deadline for the March At Penn calendar is February 12.


Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 20, January 29, 2002

ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS:

Tuesday,
January 29, 2002
Volume 48 Number 20
www.upenn.edu/almanac/

A celebration of Chemistry's claim to fame puts the spotlight on six Nobel laureates who have been affiliated with Penn's proud Chemistry Department.
A memorial service for Dr. Jonathan Rhoads will be held next week.
A memorial fund for Dr. Alvin Rubinstein will support excellence in teaching by a graduate student in political science.
The newly appointed Minority Equity Committee begins its work this semester.
The W-2 Form for 2001 is dissected, box by box.
February AT PENN, a musical month.