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Paul Gaugin's (1848-1903) "Women Animals and Foliage"
1898 Woodcut, State II (final), 6 1/4" x 13 1/16" is one of many
19th century prints exibited at Arthur Ross Gallery. See Exhibits.
Registration for Fall & Summer Sessions Ends.
Term Classes End.
Days. Through April 24.
Exams. Through May 3.
(215) 247-5777 or www.morrisarboretum.org
Propagation for Kids; techniques to start or increase a plant
collection; do propagation and take it home; 1:30-3 p.m.; $10;
at the Arboretum; ages 8 and up learn to find their
way between specified points through unknown terrain, using a
detailed map; 10 a.m.-noon; $10; $8/members.
Bugs, Little Bugs; inspired by David Rogers; ages 7
and up create little bug sculptures using clay, recycled or found
objects, and natural materials 1:30-3:30 p.m.; $12; $10/members.
8 to 12; 10 a.m.-noon; $5; pre-registration required: (215) 898-4016.
Song, and Ceremony from the Pueblos; learn about rituals that
connect Native Americans to nature; create and decorate aya, gourd
rattle, in craft workshop.
Splendor of Egypt; discover tombs and mummies; decorate and
gild sarcophagus in craft workshop.
Museum's 20th Annual Maya Weekend: A Maya K'atun Celebration.
At left, Tikal's Temple I. See below.
Statistics & Public Policy: A Panel Discussion; Eduardo
Bonilla-Silva, Texas A & M; Gianpaolo Baiocchi, Univ. of Pittsburgh;
Angela James, USC; Hayward Derrick Horton, SUNY--Albany; Jennifer
Bratter, Univ. of Houston; 9:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; International
House. Info.: (215) 898-4965 (Afro American Studies).
Anniversary Celebration of the Institute of Environmental Studies;
with lecture by David Hart, Academy of Natural Sciences; workshops
on urban environmental issues; noon-6:15 p.m.; Grossman Audit.,
Wistar Institute. Registration: (215) 573-3164. See Talks,
Urbanization & Landscape Architecture: A Symposium on Contemporary
Urbanization & Future Practices of Landscape Architecture;
6 p.m.; GSFA; registration: (215) 898-6591. Also April 5-6,
9 a.m. (GSFA; Landscape Architecture).
Annual Maya Weekend: A Maya Katun Celebration!; colorful
festival of Maya textiles with specialists from the U.S., Mexico,
and Guatemala. Maya hieroglyph specialists and archaeologists
share latest discoveries; workshops on deciphering Maya writing;
receptions; optional Saturday evening fiesta with traditional
Maya cuisine. $150; $120/members & seniors. Info./registration:
(215) 898-4890. Through April 7 (Museum).
Basis of Behavior (BBB) Program: 8th Annual Student Research Symposium;
oral presentations, poster session and lunch showcase the
talent of the majors; 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; rm. 114 & 120, GSE.
Info: (215) 573-3163 (BBB).
Welish Conference; on contemporary art and the artist; presentations,
panel discussions, open dialogue; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Houston Hall
Equal Opportunity and Diversity in Higher Education; Christopher
Edley, Harvard; Gilbert Casellas, EEOC; Raymond Fonseca, Dental
Medicine; Theodore Shaw, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund,
Inc.; Gerald Torres, Univ. of Texas; Vincent Eng, National Asian
Pacific American Legal Consortium; and Phoebe Leboy, Biochemistry
& Dental Medicine; 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; University Museum. Registration:
$25/faculty & staff; free/students. Info.: (215) 898-7811
(James Brister Society; Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity).
Writers Confront the Past: 1945-2000: An International Conference;
over 90 international speakers; 9 a.m.; Sheraton Hotel. Registration:
(215) 898-7332 (Germanic Languages & Literatures).
Institute Laureates; honoring: Sumio Iijima, Meijo
Univ., 8:30 a.m -3:30 p.m., LRSM; Lucy Suchman, Lancaster
Univ., U.K., 10 a.m.-noon, rm. 345, Univ. Museum; Mary Chilton,
Syngenta Biotechnology, 1-4 p.m., rm. 110, Leidy Labs. Also
April 25, honoring: John Cahn, National Institute of
Standards & Technology, and Alexandra Navrotsky, U.C.
Davis, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., LRSM (Franklin Institute; Penn).
Donations and Hours
Addams Fine Arts Gallery:
free, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Gallery, Faculty Club, Inn at Penn: free, Mon.-Fri, 8 a.m.-6
3600 Market; free, Mon.- Sat., 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Gallery, Logan Hall: Mon.-Fri, 9 a.m.-5 p.m
Gallery: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Museum: $5, $2.50/seniors & students w/ID, free/members,
PENNCard, children under 6; Tues.- Sat., 10 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.,
Sunday (free), 1-5 p.m.
Undergraduate Senior Thesis Show; reception:
April 2, 5-7 p.m.; Charles Addams Fine Arts Hall. Through
Family All Campus Show; artworks
of Penn students; reception: April 3, 5-7 p.m. Fox Gallery.
Through April 27.
Collector's Eye: Nineteenth-Century Prints from the Arthur Ross
Foundation and the Philadelphia Museum of Art; print media
of Cézanne, Delacroix, Gaugin, Manet, and Pissarro. Woodblock
prints, etchings, & lithographs; Arthur Ross Gallery; Through
Rogers' Big Bugs Lands; giant wood insect sculpture by sculptor
David Rogers; Morris Arboretum; Through June 30.
Defining New Orleans' Cities of the Dead; Upper Gallery, Meyerson
Hall. Through April 21 (Graduate Program in Historic Preservation;
in Science XVI: Electricity;
Esther M. Klein Art Gallery. Through April 12.
Art of Atiya Ola Malik; a cashier in the Faculty Club, Ola
has been writing poetry since 1969; visual artists Ras Malik,
Terry Heard & Taqiy Muhammed offset her texts by framing them
in elaborate figurative borders. Burrison Gallery. Through
Bonovitz: Drawing on Air; Philadelphia-based artist; continues
her investigation into language and line and creates and unearths
new meaning in delicate wire baskets and new porcelain bowls.
ICA. Through April 28.
Photogenic; moves beyond photography's surface imagery &
issues of reproduction; works by : Richard Artschwager, Stephen
Balkenhol, Jennifer Bolande, Adam Fuss, Arturo Herrera, Katura
Hutchinson, Josiah McElheny, Vik Muniz, Sheila Pepe, Gerhard Richter,
Karin Sander, Stephen Vitello & Rachel Whiteread. ICA. Through
the Singer: Music on Video; contemporary video works organized
by contexts, politics & images of pop music from the past
20 years. ICA. Through April 28.
Plants: Guatamalan Weaving Art; Guatemalan textiles from the
Ixchel Museum in Guatemala City; Morris Arboretum. Through
The Time Machine/ La Maquina del Tiempo;
Kamin Gallery, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. Through May 17.
go first; wall painting by Arturo Herrera; ramp corridor connecting
the 1st & 2nd floors; ICA.
Mongolia: Reclaiming Genghis Khan; cultural treasures from
the National Museum of Mongolian History. 2nd fl., Dietrich Gallery,
University Museum. Through June 1.
Wanted: Subscription Publishing in America; Rosenwald Gallery,
Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. Through August 9.
Greek World; Canaan & Ancient Israel; Living in Balance: Universe
of the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo & Apache; Ancient Mesopotamia: Royal
Tombs of Ur; The Egyptian Mummy: Secrets & Science; Raven's
Journey: World of Alaska's Native People; Buddhism: History &
Diversity of a Great Tradition;
Plants: Medicine Across Time and Cultures; Morris Arboretum.
Museum Gallery Tours
Meet at the
main entrance; 1:30 p.m. Free w/ Museum admission donation. Info.:
Also April 7.
& Ancient Israel.
of the Collection.
Annual Margaret Mead Traveling Film & Video Festival; kicks
off with three films about Mead and the worlds she once inhabited--the
island of Samoa and Greenwich Village in New York; includes films
from India, England, Scotland, Australia, Mexico, Indonesia, and
the U.S. Harrison Auditorium, Univ. Museum; $6; $3/students &
seniors. Complete schedule: www.upenn.edu/museum/
(215) 898-4015. Through April 21 (Museum; American Museum
of Natural History, NY).
Film Series; I-House; free; tickets required: available 1
hour before showtime. Info.: www.ihousephilly.org
8 p.m. Part
of WEPIC Awareness Week. (WEBOC; Urban Studies; Du Bois College
House; Community House; Civic House; Center for Community Partnerships).
Harlem to Harvard (1982).
Knows My Name (1999).
Student Filmmakers Screening & Discussion; screening,
5 p.m.; discussion on challenge of new technology and its affects
on student media making, 6:30 p.m.
Iwerks--The Hand Behind the Mouse; conversation with Leslie
Iwerks; 4:45 p.m.; documentary screening follows.
Ice Skating: see
for hours; Class of 1923 Ice Rink: $6; $4.50 w/ PENNcard.
Skate rental $2 per session. Through April 7 (Class of
1923 Ice Rink).
5:30-6:30 p.m.; Tues. & Thurs.; Newman Center;
first free; $4.50/class; $3.50/students; Carolyn Hamilton, (215)
662-3293 or (610) 446-1983 (evenings).
House: Exhibition of Moroccan Crafts; Susan David, Moroccan
anthropology specialist; 7 p.m.; TV Lounge, Gregory House (Middle
The Arch. Also April 17, suite 1B South, 3624 Market (Penn
House: Debate about Cinema in the Arab World; 7 p.m.; TV Lounge,
Gregory House (Middle East Ctr.).
Art of Coping with Loss; examining theatre pieces as educational
tools and children's attitudes towards aging, critical illness
and death; 3-6 p.m.; Harold Prince Theatre, Annenberg Center.
Info./reservations: (215) 898-6789 (Phila. International Children's
Festival; Penn Presents).
to Deal With Your Child Coming Out; Susan Cassidy, PFLAG;
GIC. Info.: firstname.lastname@example.org
746-7112 or www.sas.upenn.edu/foxleadership/
Speaking Training Power Negotiations Workshop: The Road to Nonzero;
using game theory exercises, principals of interest-based
negotiations, and case studies; 9 a.m. -4 p.m.; Leadership Hall,
3814 Walnut St.
and Entrepreneurs: Lynn Swann; MVP, 1976 Super Bowl X Pittsburgh
Steelers; Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America; ABC Sports. 4:30
p.m.; rm. 402, Logan Hall.
and Entrepreneurs: John Kane on "Moral Leadership";
Australian Political Theorist; 4:30 p.m.; Place TBA.
and Entrepreneurs: Reverend Eugene Rivers; Pastor of the Azusa
Christian Community and advocate in foreign policy and geopolitics.
4 p.m.; rm. 17, Logan Hall.
rm. 409, Franklin Bldg., unless otherwise noted. Info.: www.hr.upenn.edu/training_coursecatalog/
for Penn's procurement credit card program; 9:30-11 a.m.; rm.
421A, 3401 Walnut. Also April 10.
Buys--Requisition Only Refresher;
for staff who have already attended BEN training.
Balances--GL Inquiry/Reporting Refresher;
for staff who have already attended BEN training.
Programs: Contract Negotiations; part of the Sponsored
Program Administration at Penn; covers issues surrounding
research contracts. 10 a.m.-noon; location TBA.
Buys--PO Manager Refresher; for staff who have already attended
Programs: Project Management (Part 1); part of Sponsored
Program Administration at Penn series, intended for administrative
and support staff who manage grant and contract accounts.10
a.m.-noon; location TBA.
noon-1 p.m. Info.: www.hr.upenn.edu/quality/wellness/
Out; video on quitting smoking; rm. 106, Steinberg Hall-Dietruch
Awareness: Good Mornings! Better Sleep; rm. 314, Houston Hall.
& Education Programs
Staff Orientation; 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Also April 22.
Resources Management Principles; 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; $50.
Also April 16.
The Grammar Course;
9 a.m.-5 p.m.; suite 1-B South, 3624 Market St.; $50. Also
to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap; interactive
satellite broadcast with Jim Collins, author of Built to
Last; 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Dunlop Auditorium,
Bag Matinee--Delegating for Diehards; how-to video on
win-win delegation; noon-1 p.m.
Charge of Your Life Featuring Suze Orman; stop worrying, control
your finances and enjoy greater financial freedom in 9 steps;
1-3 p.m.; Class of 1962 Auditorium, John Morgan Bldg. $15.
Covey's--What Matters Most; learn to manage your time, energy
and resources; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; $50.
of Work Life (QOWL)
p.m.; rm. 223, Houston Hall. Info./registration: www.hr.upenn.edu/quality/workshop.asp
Juggling Act: Balancing Work and Family; strategies for
getting organized, setting priorities, delegating, planning
and communicating discussed.
techniques for taking steps toward a less stressful life.
Club; 8 p.m.; rm. 202. Also April 4, 8 & 15.
Writers Workshop; for non-fiction writers who have been
published or are serious about trying; 5:30-7 p.m.; rm. 202.
Also April 16 &30.
in Particular: Approaches to Cultural Interpretation; Vladislov
Todorov, literature and cultural history; 6:30 p.m.; Arts Café.
Film Advisory Board; 8 p.m.; rm. 202. Also April 17.
Poet Stephen Dunn; lunchtime talk/workshop; 1 p.m.;
RSVP required email@example.com
(Philadelphia Free Library).
On! Workshop; Penn students and local writers work with Lea
School 8th graders; 3:15-5 p.m. End of Semester Celebration,
April 13, 1-3 p.m.
the Romance?; West Philly women's reading group; 7-8:30 p.m.;
Writing Group; 7-8 p.m.; rm. 202.
a group that shares and discusses fiction written by its members;
7:30 p.m.; rm. 209. Also April 24, rm. 202.
in Particular: Approaches to Cultural Interpretation; Christine
Marran, Princeton University; on female deviancy and cinematic
sexuality in contemporary Japanese film and literature; 6:30
p.m. in the Arts Café.
reading and informal workshop by author David Jauss; University
of Arkansas--Little Rock & Vermont College; noon-1:30 p.m.
RSVP by April 8.
an Eyes; a poetry working group; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 209. Also
on J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter; series with Jennifer Snead;
7-8:30 p.m.; rm. 209.
Poetry Symposium; presented by Al Filreis, English; for 7th-grade
students from the KIPP Academy; open to Writers House community
members; 10 a.m.; Arts Café. RSVP required.
in Paris: Promoting International Culture from the City of Light;
David Applefield, Paris-based author; time TBA (French
Plants Tour; free w/ garden admission; 10:30 a.m.
Also April 13, 20 & 27.
Container Garden Demonstration at David Culp's Garden; dress
for the weather; includes tour, demonstration and lunch at a
nearby restaurant. Meet at the Arboretum; cost includes bus
transportation and tour but not lunch; 9:30 a.m.-3
p.m.; $55; $50/members.
Plants Workshop; learn how to identify and manage major
offenders; dress for weather and a short walk; 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Woodland Aristocrats: The Top Tier; slide lecture
followed by a plant walk through the Arboretum; 10 a.m.- noon;
$44; $40/members. Through April 20.
Creating Exceptional Spaces with Great Plants; dress
for weather. First class held at the Arboretum, second class
at Lucille's garden; directions will be provided; 10 a.m.-1
p.m.; $66; $60/members. Also April 27.
for the Woodland Garden; includes indoor slide presentation
and a walk to the Arboretum's shady areas where these plants
thrive; 1-3 p.m.; $22 $20/members.
Gardens: The Power of Nature in Health Care Settings & Adult
for continuing care retirement community administrators &
activity directors, landscape managers, volunteers, landscape
architects and master planning firms; 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; $125.
Japanese Poetry; bring a folding lawn chair; 9:30 a.m.-
noon; $27.50; $25/members.
of Floral Design -- Biedermeier; floral style from
postwar Austria and Germany (ca. 1815 - 1848); cost includes flowers
and materials; 6:45-8:45 p.m.; $45; $40/members.
a Contractor; noon-1 p.m. & 1-2 p.m.; rm. 720, Franklin
Counseling & Repair; 5:30 p.m.; 4046 Walnut St. Also
City Historical Society
p.m.; location TBA. Info.: firstname.lastname@example.org
4-6 p.m.; Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall. Info. (215) 898-7005. Also
Policy Board; 4
p.m.; WXPN, 3905 Spruce St. (WXPN).
Belafonte, Entertainer & Human Rights Activist; 8 p.m.
Irvine Auditorium; $5; free w/ PENNCard (Provost Spotlight
Series; Makuu; VPUL; AARC; SPEC Connaissance; BSL).
A Manhattan New Music Project; works for piano, saxophone,
percussion, guitar; 8 p.m.; Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall; info.:
(215) 573-6107 (VPUL Perelman Quad Programming).
Street Jazz: Arpeggio Jazz & Music Ensemble; 5-7 p.m.;
36th St. Plaza, in front of Penn Bookstore. Also April 18 (Business
Fling Concert: De La Soul with Peter Yorn; and Lucky Boys
Confusion; 7:30 p.m.; Hill Field (rain location: Palestra). $20;
$15/PENNCard. At door: $25; $20/PENNCard. Tickets: on Locust Walk
& via Ticketmaster.com. See Special
Events (SPEC Concerts).
Alberstein: Isreal's First Lady of Song; 7 p.m.; Irvine Auditorium;
tickets: $35, $30, $25 (Penn Presents World Discovery Series).
DARBARI Ensemble: a Concert of North Indian Classical Music;
7:30 p.m.; Prince Theater, Annenberg Center; tickets: general
$15, students $10 (South Asian Regional Studies).
Round Robin; Gina Scipione, Adrianne, Kyler England and Jeff
Twardzik; Philadelphia Cathedral Chapel; $5; info: (215) 386-0234
Oriental Ensemble; 7 p.m.; Zellerbach Theater, Annenberg Center;
$24, $20, $16 (Penn Presents World Discovery Series).
Tree Music Co-op
Lewis; singer/song-writer/fiddler/guitarist/bass player; with
mandolinist Tom Rozum; 7:30 p.m.; St. Mary's Church; $15/advance;
Rusby: British Singer; 7:30 p.m.; International House. Info.:
(215) 895-6537 or www.ihousephilly.org
Feeny and Chris Chandler; traveling singer and songwriter
duo; 7:30 p.m.; parish hall behind St. Mary's Church; tickets:
8 p.m., Irvine
Auditorium; $5; free/Penn I.D., unless otherwise noted. Info.:
(215) 898-6244 or www.sas.upenn.edu/music/
10/Applied Music Student Recital; featuring Mozart, Ravel,
Fauré and Brahms; 4:30 p.m.; Amado Recital Hall, Irvine
of Pennsylvania Choir: Buxtehude, Membra Jesu nostri; motets,
French chansons & English part-songs.
Composers Guild; 8 p.m.; Curtis Institute of Music.
Baroque and Recorder Ensembles Penn Madrigal Singers; works
by Handel and his circle; 8 p.m.; Bodek Lounge, Houston
Voices; 3 p.m.; Amado Recital Hall, Irvine Auditorium; $10;
$5/student ID; free/PENNCard.
of Pennsylvania Choral Society Lansdowne Symphony Orchestra; works
by Bruckner and Beethoven.
of Pennsylvania Symphony Orchestra; works by Brahms, Haydn,
Wind Ensemble; De Meij, Symphony No. 1, "Lord of the
Rings," featuring Peter Conn, Deputy Provost, as narrator
(Provost's Spotlight Series; Music).
Bonyoma: A Dance Ensemble of Expatriate Artists; 8 p.m.; International
House; tickets: (215) 569-9700, $15 (I-House; Philadelphia
Affilitates: Penn Presents
Theater, Annenberg Ctr. Tickets: (215)-898-3900 or www.PENNpresents.org
Dance Company Presents: Too Many Cooks; 7:30 p.m. Also
April 5, 8 p.m.; and April 6, 2 p.m. & 8
Corpo Brazilian Dance Theater; 7:30 p.m. Also April 19,
8 p.m.; and April 20, 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.
Ideologies of African American Literature From the Harlem
Renaissance to the Black Nationalist Revolt;
Robert E. Washington, BrynMawr College; 4 p.m.; 2nd fl.
Lecture Rm., 3803 Walnut St. (Sociology; Center for the
Study of Black Literature & Culture).
Testimony: African American Poets in the 21st Century;
Sonia Sanchez, poet; 5 p.m.; rm. 200, College Hall (Afro-American
at the Writers House; taping of a 1-hour word & music
radio show; 8 p.m. Airs April 7, 11 p.m., on 88.5 FM WXPN.
Reading by Beth Anderson and Elizabeth Robinson;
p.m.; Arts Café.
Speakeasy: Poetry, Prose, and Anything Goes;
an open mic performance night. 8 p.m.
& Conversation: Jon Yau; part of Poet and Painter Series;
5 p.m. (GSFA; Writers House).
Alumni Visiting Series: Lisa Scottoline; a New York Times
best selling author; brief reading & discussion on careers
in practical publishing & writing. 5 p.m.
Spotlight Series #4; featuring Jenn McCreary, xnay magazine
and Kelly McQuain, CCP;
by poet Eleanor Wilner;. 6 p.m. (Creative Writing).
The Annual Outdoor Speakeasy; on the grass,
Writers House garden. 7 p.m.
Fuller; playwright; 6:30 p.m.; RSVP: email@example.com
Webcast at 10:30 p.m. Also April 16.
Hermit Reading Series; presents Nancy Mitchell, Salisbury
Univ., Salisbury, Maryland; 4 p.m.; place TBA.
Reading; work from Spring 2002 magazine; 7 p.m.; Arts Café.
Celebratory Reading; by winners of the annual Creative Writing
Contest; hosted by Greg Djanikian, English; 6 p.m. (Creative
Reading: Herman Beavers and Major Jackson; Herman Beavers,
English and Major Jackson, Xavier Univ. of Louisiana; 7 p.m.
Interactive Reading of Cloicin Dearg, a New Irish Translation
of Little Red Riding Hood; Roslyn Blyn-LaDrew, author; 2 p.m.
Columbia History of Chinese Literature;
Victor Mair, author.
Wing Young Huie, photographer.
on the Past: An Archaeol-ogyist's Sketchbook;
Nami Miller, Museum.
Mongolia, Reclaiming Genghis Kahn;
Paula Sabloff, Museum.
Abadi Discussing & Signing: A Fistful of Lentils: Syrian-Jewish
Recipes from Grandma Fritzie's Kitchen.
Justice, A Lucas Rook Mystery;
Richard Sand, political consultant.
Into Power; Baron Baptiste, master yoga instructor.
Annual Housing Fair; mini-workshops, meet lenders,
realtors, home inspectors and other housing professionals; 11
a.m.- 2 p.m.; Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall. Info.: (215) 898-7422
(Office of Community Housing).
Strategic Plan: Open Forum; hosted by Provost
Robert Barchi and EVP John Fry; 4 p.m.; Golkin Rm., Houston Hall
Rental Housing Fair; landlords and realtors from University
City, Center City, and other areas; representatives of tenants'
rights groups, utility companies, city organizations, and Penn
departments; 11 a.m.-2 p.m; Hall of Flags, Houston Hall (Off-Campus
Annual Philadelphia Antiques Show; benefits Penn's Institute
for Environmental Medicine; 56 of the nation's leading dealers
showcase their finest. Loan exhibition, This Glorious House
Stenton, features furniture and artifacts from James Logan's
1730 Quaker country home. 11 a.m -8 p.m.; 33rd Street Armory;
$12/door; $10/seniors & WHYY members; $5/PENNCard; photo ID
to enter. Info.: www.philaantiques.com
. Also April 7,
11 a.m -6 p.m.; April 8, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; April 9,
11 a.m.- 5 p.m.; & April 10, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. See
Fling: Flingin' in the Free World; includes concerts, vendors,
games and parties. Info.: www.specevents.net/fling/
. Also April 13. See Music (SPEC).
Enrollment and Health Fair; review
benefits package options with experts; over 25 information tables
and screenings provided by representatives from the UPHS and other
health service providers. Sample screenings include cholesterol,
vision, blood pressure, oral health,; 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; Bodek
Lounge & Reading Room, Houston Hall. Info.: 1-888-736-6236
Resources Health & Wellness).
Inn at Penn;
reservations: (215) 898-4618.
in Paris Dinner; elegant French dinner; 5:30-8 p.m.; $29.
Secretaries Week; treat your secretary/office assistant
to lunch; guest of honor receives complimentary dessert.
Through April 26.
our Daughters to Work Day; club members to Harrison Room
lunch buffet with young guest. Guest: $4.25.
Track: Penn Invitational; 11 a.m.
Rowing (H) vs. Harvard/Navy; 9 a.m.
Tennis vs. Brown; noon.
vs. Cornell; noon.
Mitotic Functions of Drosophila Microtubule-Destabilizing Motors;
David J. Sharp, Albert Einstein College of Medicine; 2 p.m.;
rm. 251, BRB II/III (Pennsylvania Muscle Institute).
Grand Delusion: More Democracies, More Peace?; Joanne Gowa,
SAS; 4 p.m.; Amado Recital Rm., Irvine Auditorium (Provost's
& Film Screening; Alfred Leslie, Senior Critic; film:
The Cedar Bar; 6 p.m.; B-1 Meyerson (Fine Arts).
Architectures for Experimental Data, Physiologic Models, &
Federated Databases; Forbes Dewey, Jr., MIT; noon; 2nd fl.
Conference Rm., Vagelos Research Labs (IME; Bioengineering).
the Rise of the OBCs and the Dalits: The Strategy of the Congress
and the BJP in North India; Christophe Jaffrelot, Centre
d'Etudes et de Recherches Internationales; 4:30 p.m.; 4th. fl.,
IRCS (Center for the Advanced Study of India).
Makes a Brain so Effective?; John J. Hopfield, Princeton
Univ.; 4:30 p.m.; Heilmeier Hall (SEAS 2002 Pender Award Lecture).
Purpose of Psychological Evaluations in Making Transplant Decisions;
Nataliya Zelikovsky, CHOP; noon; suite 320, 3401 Market St.
(Center for Bioethics).
& Cancer; Albert Zlotnik, Eos Biotechnology; 4 p.m.;
Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).
Midwifery And Nursing Essential Elements: Challenges And Possibilities;
Patricia Burkhardt, Nurse-Midwifery Program, NYU; 4-5 p.m.;
auditorium, NEB (Nursing).
Like a Citizen, Acting Like a State: Exemplary Events in Yemen;
Lisa Wedeen, Univ. of Chicago; 4:30 p.m.; B-26, Stiteler
Hall (Middle East Public Lecture).
Therapy for Retinal Disorders followed by Opthalmic Manifestations
of Biological & Chemical Warfare; David Robert Guyer,
NYU School of Medicine; 7:45 a.m.; auditorium, lower level,
Scheie Eye Institute [SEI] (Ophthalmology).
Treatments for Age-Related Macular Degeneration; David Robert
Guyer, NYU School of Medicine; noon; Thayer Conference Rm.,
5th fl., SEI (Ophthalmology).
it All Together: The Importance of Interdisciplinary Environmental
Partnerships; David Hart, Academy of Natural Sciences, Patrick
Center for Environmental Research; 12:15-1:45 p.m.; Grossman
Auditorium, Wistar Institute. See Conferences
(Institute for Environmental Studies [IES]).
Humanistic Interdisciplinary Research Agenda in Aging; moderator:
Claire Fagin, FAAN; panelists: John Burton, Mathy Mezey,
FAAN, Mark Pauly, Wharton Healthcare Systems; 3 p.m.; auditorium,
School of Nursing (Nursing).
Accreditation: Three View From the Inside; John Miller,
AAALAC International; 10 a.m.; Medical Alumni Hall, HUP (Laboratory
Animal Medicine [LAM]).
Indexes, Cost Effectiveness Analysis & Productivity in Mental
Health Care; Richard Frank, Harvard Medical School; noon;
auditorium, Colonial Penn Center, 3641 Locust Walk (LDI Research
Identity: Architecture & Ornament in Post-Crusader
Greece; Heather Grossman, history of art; 3:30 p.m.; Rich
Seminar Rm., Jaffe Bldg. (History of Art).
Among the Maya; David Stuart, Harvard; Matthew Restall,
Penn State; Charles Golden, anthropology; 4 p.m.; Rainey Auditorium,
Univ. Museum; Info.: (215) 573-8280; firstname.lastname@example.org
Annual Granoff Forum on International Development and the Global
Economy: George Soros on Globalization; international financier
& philanthropist George Soros; 2 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre,
Annenberg Center; free; tickets required: 1 per PENNCard; available
at Annenberg Box Office (Inst. for Economic Research; Browne
Ctr. for International Politics; Lauder Inst. of Management
& International Studies).
Koolhaas, Dutch Architect; 6 p.m.; Irvine Auditorium (Architecture).
Molecular Keys to the Cellular Code for Directing Ion Channels
to Sites of Physiological Function; George Vann Bennett,
Duke Univ.; noon; 2nd fl. conference rm., Vagelos Research Labs
Dehumanization Through Biotechnology: An Empirical Examination;
John Evans, Univ. of California, San Diego; noon; Suite 320,
3401 Market Street (Center for Bioethics).
Historic Sacred Places; Roger Moss, Architecture & Head
of Atheneum; 1 p.m.; Faculty Club, Inn at Penn (Women's Club).
Disease: The UK Experience; Paul Kitching, National Centre
for Foreign Animal Disease; 4:15 p.m.; V.M.D. Auditiorium, Veterinary
Hospital (Veterinary Medicine).
People Making and Losing Money: Some Recent Examples;
Perry Golkin,W 74, WG 74, L 78; 4:30 p.m.;
Levy Conference Center, Law School; info.: (215) 898-7719
Rex; Edmund Morris, author of Theodore Rex;
6 p.m.; Penn Humanities Forum, 3619 Locust Walk (Creative Writing
to Family Violence: A Coordinated Approach to Child Abuse and
Domestic Violence; Sandy Dempsey & Martha Davis, Institute
for Safe Families; Violeta Baldwin, Support Center for Child
Advocates; Carol Wilson Spigner, Social Work & the Center
for Children's Policy; 8:30 a.m.; rm. 145 Tannenbaum, Law School
Links Between Notch Signaling & Cell Proliferation;
Tom Kadesch, Genetics; 4 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute
Art, Chinese Art, & Processes of Transmission; Nancy
S. Steinhardt, East Asian Art; 7 p.m.; location TBA;
$10; free w/ PENNCard. Info./registration: (215) 898-6479 (CGS
Biological Systems; Banu
Onaral, Drexel Univ.; noon; rm. 337, Towne Bldg. (SEAS/Bioengineering
2002 Grace Hopper Lecture).
Anthrax on Capitol Hill -- A Search for Zero Spores; Dennis
Carney, U.S. EPA, Region III; 12:15-1:45 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium,
Wistar Inst. (IES).
Roots: Encounters with Trees, History and the American Landscape;
Gayle Brandow Samuels, author; 4 & 7 p.m.; Morris Arboretum;
$5; free/members. Reservations required: (215) 247-5777, ext.
Realism & the Problem of Feminism: Egyptian Television;
Lila Abu-Lughod, Columbia Univ.; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 209, College
Hall (Middle East Studies Seminar).
Japan, and Masochistic Desire; Christine Marran, Princeton;
6:30 p.m.; Kelly Writers House (Kelly Writers House).
Equipment & Instrumentation; Paul Malatesta, Robert
Wood Johnson Medical School; 10 a.m.; Medical Alumni Hall, HUP
a Life: Balancing Professional & Personal Responsibilities;
Susan Margulies, bioengineering; noon; Graduate Student Center
(Career Services; Deputy Provost).
the City in New York Dada & Beyond: Reciprocal Mappings
of the Artist & Urban Space; Amelia Jones, Univ. of
California, Riverside; 3:30 p.m.; Rich Seminar Rm., Jaffe Bldg.
(History of Art).
of Endothelial Ion Channels by the Lipid Composition of the
Membrane; Irena Levitan, IME; noon; 2nd fl. conference rm.,
Vagelos Research Labs (IME; Pathology & Laboratory Medicine).
Metal-Catalyzed Carbon-Carbon and Carbon-Hetero Atom Bond Forming
Processes: Progress, Applications, and Mechanistic Studies;
Stephen L. Buchwald, MIT; 5 p.m.; rm 102, Chemistry Bldg. (Chemistry).
Ancient Jewish Communities of Asia Minor; Jodi Magness,
Tufts Univ., Medford, MA; 6 p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, Univ. Museum.
Reception follows; $10; $8/members. Info.: (215) 898-4890 (Museum;
American Research Institute in Turkey; American Turkish Council).
Methylation & its Roles in Transcription Regulation &
Embryonic Patterning; Yei Zhang, Lineberger Comprehensive
Cancer Center; 4 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Inst. (Wistar).
The View From Darwin's Islands & Benzer's Bottles; Jonathan
Weiner, author; 5:30 p.m.; rm. 200, College Hall; Info.: (215)
(Penn Humanities Forum).
Three Faces of Terrorism from the Past; Donald White,
Univ. Museum Mediterranean section; 6 p.m.; Univ. Museum (Museum).
& Oxidative Stress in AMD; Josh Dunaief, Scheie Eye
Institute; 7:45 a.m.; auditorium, lower level, SEI (Ophthalmology).
Painting: A New Way to Visualize Retinal Blood Vessels in 3D;
Rong Wen, Scheie Eye Institute; noon; Thayer Conference Rm.,
5th fl., SEI (Ophthalmology).
An Attack on Children; Darice J. Ellis, U.S. EPA; 12:15-1:45
p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Inst. (IES).
Barriers to Effective Care; HIV and Psychiatric Disorders; Glenn
Treisman, Johns Hopkins Univ.; 12:30 p.m.; Austrian Auditorium,
CRB (Center for AIDS Research).
TBA; Samer Shehata, Georgetown Univ.; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 639,
Williams Hall (Middle East Studies Seminar).
Pathogens of the GI Tract: What's Old & What's New?;
James G. Fox, MIT; 10 a.m.; Medical Alumni Hall, BRB
in the Garden of Paris: The Ubiquitous Details of Rice Francis
Ritchie; Annette Fierro, Architecture; 3:30 p.m.; Rich Seminar
Rm., Jaffe Bldg. (History of Art).
Lecture; Paula Rego, painter, 5 p.m.; Ellen Gallagher, painter,
6 p.m.; B-1 Meyerson (Fine Arts).
in Anterior Segment Surgery; Walter J. Stark, Johns Hopkins
Univ.; 8 a.m.; auditorium, lower level, SEI (Francis Heed Adler
Apoptosis with RNA Damaging Agents; Susanna Ryback, NIH;
noon; 2nd fl. conference rm., Vagelos Research Labs (IME).
and Information: Old Ideas, New Achievements; Karen Sparck
Jones, University of Cambridge; 3 p.m.; Hall of Flags, Houston
Hall (SEAS/CIS 2002 Grace Hopper Lecture).
Hippel-Lindau Syndrome: Evolution of Our Understanding;
Robert B. Welch, Johns Hopkins Univ.; 7:45 a.m.; auditorium,
lower level, SEI (Ophthalmology).
Hippel-Lindau Syndrome: Natural History; Robert B. Welch,
Johns Hopkins Univ.; noon; Thayer Conference Rm., 5th fl., SEI
Philadelphia Antiques Show
details and a schedule of special events, see www.philaantiques.com.
is the 41st year for the Philadelphia Antiques Show,
recognized as the finest American Antiques and decorative
arts show in the country. 56 of the nation's leading
dealers will gather in the 33rd Street Armory to
showcase their finest Americana.
with a loan exibition, the Antiques show will feature
lectures, tours and dinners, kicking-off with a
Gala Preview Reception on April 5. See the website
below for details.
year, the proceeds of the Antiques Show benefit
the Penn Medical Center. The 2001 Show raised over
$760,000 for the Department of Medicine. This year's
proceeds will benefit the Institute for Environmental
Medicine, which treats patients using hyperbaric
Desk-and-bookcase, 1725-1745,--reportedly made by
Philadelphia cabinetmaker Stephen Armitt--may be the
one mentioned in James Logan Stenton's 1752 inventory
as a "Scrutore."
cost is $12 at the door,
for seniors & WHYY members,
$5 for PENNCard holders.
group rates are available. Photo I.D. is required to
This Glorious House Stenton
by the National Society of the Colonial Dames in
the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Stenton is one
of the finest historic houses in the Philadelphia
region-- noted for its distinguished architecture
and collections. The Philadelphia Antiques Show
will be a special opportunity to view Logan family
objects--from the Dames' collection at Stenton and
from other institutions, as well (including: Philadelphia
Museum of Art; Library Company of Philadelphia;
Commissioners of Fairmount Park; Historical Society
of Pennsylvania; and Metropolitan Museum of Art).
James Logan's easy chair from a private collection
will also be on view.
gathering of these objects, particularly James Logan's
upholstered seating furniture, helps visitors realize
that although James Logan (1674-1751) was a Philadelphia
Quaker, he was a self-made, wealthy British gentleman,
who furnished his country house, Stenton (built
1723-1730), in so grand a manner as to compare with
his English counterparts across the Atlantic Ocean.
details and a schedule of special events, see www.philaantiques.com.
recently held in a private collection, High
Chest, Philadelphia, 1730-1750, will be publicly
shown as part of This Glorious House: Stenton.
With its matching dressing table of curled maple,
this chest retains its original hardware.
courtesy of the National Society of the Colonial Dames
of America in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania at STENTON,
211 Nichols House,
3600 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6106
(215) 898-5274 or 5275
FAX (215) 898-9137
otherwise noted all events are open to the general public as well
as to members of the University. For building locations, call (215)
898-5000 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Listing of a phone number normally
means tickets, reservations or registration required. This April
calendar is a pull-out for posting. Almanac carries an Update with
additions, changes and cancellations if received by Monday noon
prior to the week of publication. Members of the University may
send notices for the Update or May At Penn calendar.
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March 26, 2002
Volume 48 Number 27
and luminaries will receive
honorary degrees at Commencement.
undergraduate charges for tuition, fees, room and board
will increase 4.6 percent for the coming year.
Committee on the Faculty reports on the Gender
Equity Report published December 4, 2001.
Restrictions on automatic visa revalidation could affect
international scholars at Penn.
Show will benefit Penn's Institute for Environmental Medicine.