Music: Women's History Month
Cassatt String Quartet will celebrate Women's History Month
in a free concert on Wednesday, March 19. The quartet will
perform works by women composers, including Anna Weesner's
Sudden, Unbidden; she is an assistant professor of composition
at Penn. Hailed as one of America's outstanding young ensembles,
the quartet consists of Muneko Otani, violin; Jennifer Leshnower,
violin; Tawnya Popoff, viola; and Caroline Stinson, cello.
They have performed throughout North America, Europe, and
the Far East. The concert will take place at 8 p.m., Wednesday,
March 19 at the Amado Recital Hall in Irvine Auditorium.
Doors open at 7:30 p.m., and all seats are on a first come,
first served basis.
Neal Nathanson Lecture, Immunological
Memory: Remembering Our Pathogens,
originally scheduled to be held on
March 19 at 4 p.m. at the BRB II/III
Auditorium has been rescheduled. It
will instead take place on March
19 at noon in Reunion Hall, John Morgan
reception for the Steve McCurry exhibit
on March 19 will be at 5 p.m. at
the Arthur Ross Gallery, not 4:30
p.m. at the Annenberg School.
talk Enzymology and "Top Down" Proteomics
Spearheaded by Ultra-high Performance
FT Mass Spectrometry, originally
scheduled for March 21, has been rescheduled
for March 25 at 4 p.m.
Paintings and Photographic Works
by Suchitra Mattai and Hilary
Takiff; Graduate Student Center.
Through March 30.
Cooper and John H. Stone: Painting
and Sculpture; Cooper's paintings
reflect his love of Indian miniature
painting, gothic painting and
American figurative works of the
1950s; Esther Klein Gallery. Through
Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie;
8 p.m.; Hill College House (Hill Film
Day Camp Information Sessions;
6 p.m.; Conference Room, Pottruck
Center. Also March 19, 5:30 p.m.
Opportunities in Biomedical Industry;
9 a.m.-noon; Austrian Auditorium, CRB
(Biomedical Postdoctoral Programs).
Worlds Intertwined; interactive
performance by the Vagabond Acting
Troupe; UPM (UPM). Also March 23,
29 & 30.
wonder what it was like to be an Etruscan
slave, a Greek pilgrim visiting the temple
of a goddess, or a senator plotting revenge
on the newest Roman emperor? Visitors can
find out this spring as they journey through
Three Worlds Intertwined, a live interactive
theater production created by the award-winning
Vagabond Acting Troupe specifically for
the opening of Worlds Intertwined: Etruscans,
Greeks, and Romans. The UPM galleries are
a fitting stage, as characters from the
ancient Mediterranean world come vividly
to life, sharing the challenges and perspectives
of their time. All theatrical programs are
free with regular admission, Saturdays and
Sundays now through April 13. (multiple
performances, beginning Saturdays at 11:30
a.m., Sundays at 1:15 p.m.)
Three Worlds Intertwined, The Vagabond
visitors on an interactive theater journey through time in
Theater in the Galleries at the UPM. Above, an Etruscan Priestess
(Kate Griesermer), a Roman Senator (Leonard Kelly), the goddess
Athena (Rose Evans) and a slave from all three worlds (Jason
Worship and Organ Concert; Soo
Yeon Lee, Westminster Choir College;
noon; Philadelphia Cathedral.
Word Waters: Africa Diasporic Women
Recovering from the Traumas of Violence,
Racism, and Historical Oppression;
Thema Bryant, Princeton; noon; Golkin
Room, Houston Hall (AARC; Makuu,
Penn Women's Center; CA).
Aspects of Domestic Violence Prevention; John
Umhau, NIH; 9:30 a.m.; rm. G65, Jon
M. Huntsman Hall (Trauma Center; Firearm
Suppressor Genes Alter Signal
Transduction; Patricia Steeg,
National Cancer Institute; noon;
Conference Rm., John Morgan Bldg.
Children of ART (Assisted Reproductive
Technology): Can the Law Protect
Them From Harm?; Jennifer
Rosato, Brooklyn Law School; noon;
suite 320, 3401 Market St. (Center
Control of Multi-Vehicle Systems;
Richard Murray, California Institute
of Technology; 2 p.m.; rm. 337,
Towne Bldg. (MEAM).
in Urban Ecologies: The Register
of the Local; Veena Das, Johns
Hopkins; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 209, College
Communities; Cheryl Shipman,
Research and Fellowships; 5:15
p.m.; CA House (Christian Association).
War Against Militant Islam; Daniel
Pipes, Middle East Forum and Campus
Watch; 5:30 p.m.; Irvine Auditorium
(Penn, Drexel Objectivist Clubs).
of Mississippi: A Story of Race and
Its Legacy; Paul Hendrickson, English;
6 p.m.; 3619 Locust Walk (Penn Humanities
on Race, Racism and Health; David
Williams, University of Michigan; 10
a.m.; rm. 216, School of Nursing (Nursing).