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January AT PENN


The Michael Eric Dyson reading at the Bookstore on January 24 will take place at 2 p.m. instead of 1 p.m.


22 Cities Without Citizens: Statelessness and Intimacy in Contemporary Art and Architecture; Deborah Gans & Matthew Jelacic, Gans & Jelacic, Architecture and Design; Lars Wallsten, artist; Katrin Sigurdardottir, artist; Aaron Levy, curator; Gregg Lambert, Syracuse University; opening reception 6:30 p.m.; Slought Networks. Through March 22.


21 Exploring the Demonization of the Other; the premiere of the documentary "Haters" by women of color filmmakers Tania Cuevas Martinez and Lubna Khalid; 7 p.m.; Ben Franklin Room, Houston Hall (GIC, University Life, MLK Commemorative Symposium on Social Change).

24 Screen Words: Poems and Poets on Video & Film; group of poets present a series of film screenings and premiers of work engaging poets and poetry; 6:30 p.m.; Slought Networks (Slought Networks).


23 Penn Knitters; noon-1:30 p.m.; Room 313, The ARCH; every other Thursday.

Technology Training Services

Courses at ISC Labs, 3650 Chestnut St. Registration required,

22 Dreamweaver MX Introduction, $600.

27 Access 2000 Introduction, $357.


22 Open House at LIFE (Living Independently For Elders); learn about the innovative PACE model, job openings for RNs and LPNs and tours of the Center; 1-6 p.m.; 4101 Woodland Avenue (HR & Organizational Development).

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23 Collaborative Expression, Community Celebration; Penn's Resource Centers launch new products designed to promote community with t-shirts, tote bags, mugs, buttons and magnets available for purchase; noon-2 p.m.; Class of '49 Auditorium, Houston Hall (Penn's Resource Centers).

    Postlude; Robert Wisdom, actor; Tukufu Zuberi, Center for Africana Studies; Terry Adkins, fine arts; performance piece incorporating the elements in the exhibition Darkwater; 7 p.m.; Arthur Ross Gallery (Arthur Ross Gallery).


21 Genome-wide Expression Data: Characterizing Biological Systems and Communicating Results; Paul Spellman, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Berkeley; 11 a.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).

22 A Structural View of Histone Methylation; Xiaodong Cheng, Emory University; 4 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).

    When Leaders Need to Break Rank; Clifford Stanley, Executive Vice President; 4:30 p.m.; Graduate Student Center (GSC; Makuu).

23 Signal Transduction of the Innate Immune System; Koichi Kobayashi, Yale University; 2 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).

24 Tumor Hypoxia and the Development of Therapeutic Resistance of Prostate Cancer; Ralph Buttyan, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center; 3:30 p.m.; Hirst Auditorium, Dulles, HUP (Urology).

27 Role of Quinones in Estrogen Carcinogenesis; Judy Bolton, University of Illinois; noon; Class of '62 Auditorium, John Morgan Building (Pharmacology & Center for Experimental Therapeutics).

    Recent Evolution of Sarcomeric Myosins: Darwin Defied? and Systemic Gene Transfer--Test-tube to Muscle by Way of the Circulation; Hansell Stedman, surgery; 2 p.m.; rm. 251, BRB (PA Muscle Institute).

28 Imaging of Angiogenesis and Apoptosis in Tumors; Alex Bogdanov, Massachusetts General Hospital; noon; 2000 Vagelos Research Labs (IME).

Deadlines: The deadline for the weekly Update is each Tuesday, for the following Tuesday's issue. The deadline for the March AT PENN calendar is February 11. For information, see



  Almanac, Vol. 49, No. 18, January 21, 2003