NOTE: 11 x 17 paper
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. or see www.facilities.upenn.edu/.
Listing of a phone number normally means tickets, reservations
or registration required.
This ink on watercolor is part
of the upcoming exhibit, Leaf and Flower: Photographs
by Nora Odendahl, at theMorris Arboretum. Through March 21.
Commitment to the Legacy:
Achieving Social Justice In Our Time
The following programs are
a sample of what is to come January 19-30, 2004. For a complete
list of the MLK events see www.upenn.edu/aarc/mlk.
Up! Speak Out!; musical performance by SOOZ and remarks
by President Judith Rodin; 9 a.,m.; preceded by breakfast
8:30 a.m.; Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg Center (MLK Service
Committee; GlaxoSmithKline; WXPN Kids' Corner).
School Spruce Up Project;
for West Philadelphia High School. Volunteers in need of transportation
meet at 37th and Walnut Sts.; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (MLK Service
Children's Banner Painting
Service Project; children of all ages will paint commemorative
MLK banners; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Auditorium, ARCH (MLK Service
Helping Hands at Houston Hall;
create gifts to be donated to area shelters, nursing homes
and other charities; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Bodek Lounge, Houston
Hall (MLK Service Committee).
21 Office of the
Chaplain Interfaith Program; Dr. Cheryl Townsend
Gilkes, Colby College, keynote speaker; remarks by President
Judith Rodin; Community Involvement Awards presented; 7 p.m.;
Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall (Office of the Chaplain).
about the Life and Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.;
Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr.; Rev. Dr. Michael Eric Dyson; 5:30
p.m.; Irvine Auditorium; tickets: (215) 898-4965 (Center for
23 Office of Affirmative
Action and Equal Opportunity Programs Open House; 11 a.m.-2
p.m. (Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs).
A Lunchtime Reading of Dr.
Martin Luther King Jr.'s, ˝A Letter from a Birmingham Jailţ;
12:30-1:30 p.m.; Kelly Writers House (Writers House).
29 Timothy Sam's
Nonviolent Leadership Workshop; 5-7 p.m.; rm. 313, ARCH
(La Casa Latina).
30 Jazz for King;
featuring Glenn Bryan's Band Friends; 6-8 p.m.; Multipurpose
Room, Du Bois College House (AARC; Penn Women's Center, Du Bois
12 Spring Semester
19 Martin Luther King,
Jr. Day (observed). No classes.
23 Add Period Ends.
31 World Culture Day:
Chinese New Year Celebration; children's workshops, storytelling,
arts and crafts, martial and healing arts traditions, music and
dance performances; day ends with traditional grand finale, lion
dance and firecracker parade; free with Museum admission donation;
11 a.m.-4 p.m.; UPM (UPM).
21 26th International
Showcase of Performing Arts for Young People; featuring 19 showcases,
100 booths dedicated to performances for school and family audiences,
and workshops focusing on the effects of ˝No Child Left Behind";
8:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m.; Annenberg Center; $225, $275/after January
1; showcase performances are open to the public beginning January
22, $7 per showcase package; info./registration: (215) 898-3900
Admission Donations and Hours
Ross Gallery, Fisher Fine Arts Library: free; Tues.-Fri.,
10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., noon-5 p.m.
Gallery, Faculty Club, Inn at Penn: free; Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5:30
Klein Gallery, 3600 Market St.: free; Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-5
Gallery, Logan Hall: free; Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Student Lounge: free; Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
of Contemporary Art (ICA): $3, $2/artists, seniors,
free/members, students over 12, w/PennCard and on Sun.
11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Wed.-Fri., noon-8 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 11 a.m.-5
Gallery, Fisher Fine Arts Library: free; Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5
p.m.; Sat.-Sun., appointment only.
Gallery, Meyerson Hall: free; Mon.-Fri.,9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Arboretum: $8, $6/seniors & students, $3/children 3-12,
free w/ PennCard, children under 3; Mon.-Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Foundation, 4017 Walnut St.: free; Wed.-Sat., 11 a.m.-6
Museum (UPM): $8, $5/seniors, children 6-17, full-time students
w/ID, free/members, w/PennCard, children under 6; Tues.-Sat., 10
a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sun. 1-5 p.m., free.
Pelt-Dietrich Library. For hours see
of Fine Arts 2004 Group Show; Graduate Student Center. Through
10 Leaf and Flower:
Photographs by Nora Odendahl; images celebrate the graceful
form, vibrant color, and expressive qualities of plant life;Lower
Gallery, Widener Visitor Center, Morris Arboretum. Through March
12 Solemn; a group
show curated by Sean Riley, 2004 MFA candidate includes a variety
of artists working in sculpture and repetitious forms in paintings;
Fox Gallery. Through January 29.
20 Master of Fine
Arts 1st Year Exhibition; Meyerson Gallery; reception: January
22, 5 p.m. Through January 31.
24 Artifacts in Bloom:
Floral Arts Extravaganza; work by Delaware Valley floral arrangers;
UPM; on display 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday 1-4:30 p.m. See Special
Nothing Ever Happens; paintings and sculptures
of young children and childhood pets offer Pop Art for the
new millennium; ICA; January 23: walkthrough 5 p.m.,
reception 6 p.m. Through April 4.
Simultaneously "cute and menacing," such images
of young children and childhood pets are part of the exhibit,
Yoshitomo Nara: Nothing Ever Happens, one of the
ICA's Winter 2004 Exhibitions, which runs December 24 through
Sarah McEneaney; autobiographical
paintings that engage a combination of intimacy, directness and
imagination; ICA; January 23: walkthrough 5 p.m., reception
6 p.m. Through April 4.
Aleksandra Mir: Naming Tokyo (Part
III); ramp project uses maps, street signs and other mediums
to come up with an alternate, more user friendly identity for Tokyo,
Japan; ICA; January 23: walkthrough 5 p.m., reception 6 p.m.
Through April 4.
Smartwrap; concept for a new building
material that integrates the segregated functions of a conventional
wall and compresses them into one composite film that can be erected
in a fraction of ordinary building time; ICA; January
23: walkthrough 5 p.m., reception 6 p.m. Through April 4.
Holiday Garden Railway; twinkling
lights and holiday decor adorn the Garden Railway for the holidays;
Morris Arboretum. Through January 4.
A Garden in Cut
Art; Julie Zigler, artist; Lower Gallery, Widener Visitor Center,
Morris Arboretum. Through January 5.
Coltrane; revisiting the modern
jazz musician John Coltrane through archival materials and works
of contemporary artists; Slought Foundation. Through January
Resurrection: Belkis Ayón, Collographs
from Cuba; large-scale prints inspired by the creation myth
of the secret Abac¤a society; Arthur Ross Gallery. Through
The Body of Evidence: A 20 Year Retrospective:
The Photography of Candace di Carlo; Class of 1928 Lounge, Van
Pelt-Dietrich Library. Through January 27.
Nuvisions; demonstrations of the
creative and intelligent efforts of physically challenged and visually-impaired
artists; Burrison Gallery. Through January 29.
Mythic Visions: Yarn Paintings of a
Huichol Shaman; José Benítez Sánchez;
UPM. Through March 31.
Garden Life: A Juried Photo Exhibition;
Upper Gallery, Widener Visitor Center, Morris Arboretum. Through
Only Controversial and Not Detrimental:
The Legacy of Modern Design in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia;
drawings, photographs and models representing modern houses from
the late1940s through 1980s; Kroiz Gallery. Through May 31.
The Beaux-Arts at Penn; selected
works of architect Paul Philippe Cret and his students; Kroiz Gallery.
Through May 31.
A Wonderful Life: A Daughter's
Tribute to a Family of Educators; Joan Myerson Shrager's digital
art celebrates those who dedicated their lives to teaching; Student
Lounge, GSE. Ongoing.
Meet at Trescher main entrance; 1:30 p.m.; free with Museum
admission donation; info.: www.museum.upenn.edu.
Mummies, Masks & Magic.
of Age in the Native American Southwest.
10 Ancient Greek Life
11 Mesoamerica: Reading
17 Archaeology: Recovering
18 China: Dragons,
Lions & Monsters.
24 The World of Alaska's
25 Etruscans and Romans:
Trade & Influence.
Film Culture Program, Gregory
Screenings 8:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted; Film Lounge, Van
Pelt Manor. Free w/ PennCard.
12 The Godfather;
13 The Cabinet
of Doctor Caligari.
Hill Film Society
Screenings 8 p.m.; Hill Gallery, Hill College House. Free w/
on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown and Roger & Me.
29 The Fisher
Screenings with English subtitles. Tickets: $6, $5/members,
students, seniors unless otherwise noted. Info.: (215) 387-5125
of Identity; French; 7:30 p.m.
Noon; French; 8 p.m. Also January 17, 1 p.m.
10 The Red Circle;
French; 1 p.m.
Jean-Pierre Melville: Portrait in Nine
Poses; French; 7 p.m.
Dirty Money; French; 8 p.m.
15 Any Number Can
Win; French; 8 p.m.
16 The Eclipse; Italian;
17 Rocco and His Brothers;
French; 8 p.m.
18 Mr. Klein; French;
Times; Mandarin; 8 p.m.
24 Master Pieces of World
Cinema: Classics of the Silent Era; featuring the following
short films: A Corner in Wheat, Olympia (Diving Sequence),
Rain, Entr'acte and The Tramp; 8 p.m.
Jazzercise; 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays
& Thursdays, Newman Center; first class free; $6/class, $4/students;
Carolyn Hamilton: (215) 662-3293 (days) or (610) 446-1983 (evenings).
Class of 1923 Ice Rink; 3130 Walnut
St.; Admission $6.50, $5.50/PennCard; skate rental $2.50; Public
skating hrs. (*$1 off admission, ** sessions are not held at all
times check schedule changes for dates): Mon. 1:15-3:15 p.m.*; Tues.
noon-2 p.m.*; Wed. 1:15-3:15 p.m.*; Thurs. noon-2 p.m.*; Fri. 1:15-3:15
p.m; Sat. 12:30-2:30 p.m., 8-10 p.m., midnight-2 a.m.**; Sun. 12:30-2:30
21 Cinq Ó Sept;
wine and cheese for the local French-American community; 5 p.m.;
Suite One East, 3624 Market St. (French Institute).
27 French CV Writing
Workshop; learn to write your CV in French; 3 p.m.; Suite One
East, 3624 Market St.; registration: firstname.lastname@example.org
or (215) 573-3550 (French Institute; Romance Languages).
international students and spouses place emphasis on written and
spoken American English; 3 p.m.; Also January 13, 20 & 27.
Circle: Spiritual Books for the Spiritual Journey; noon. Also
January 15, 22, 29.
for Dinner; 5:30 p.m. Also January 22 & 29.
After School; Penn students work with West Philly children;
3-6 p.m. Also January 23 & 30.
90; salon for sharing writing, music and ideas; 7 p.m.
ELP Online Courses
Courses through February 27; $600 per course. Register at www.upenn.edu/elponline
or (215) 898-8681 by January 7.
12 Writing for
Professional Purposes; Writing that Works; Grammar for Writers;
The TOEFL Essay; The University Application Essay; Writing the GMAT/GRE
ELP Evening Courses
Courses through week of February 23; $290 per course unless
otherwise noted with $15 registration fee; intermediate/advanced
level unless otherwise noted. All courses meet in Bennett Hall from
6-8:30 p.m. or 6-8:55 p.m.
12 Grammar Practice.
TOEFL/TWE Preparation; $580.
14 Oral Presentation.
Listening and Speaking with Confidence.
Info./register: (215) 247-5777 x125.
Plants for Your Home Garden Tour; 1 p.m.; free with regular
admission. Also January 11, 18 & 25.
Learning and Education
3624 Market St., Suite 1 B South. Open to faculty and staff.
Register at www.hr.upenn.edu/learning.
23 Career Focus Brown BagĂJourney
to Success; the story of Bill Irwin, the first blind man
to hike the Appalachian Trail, will inspire you to learn to set
goals, think positive, accept risks and build a supportive network;
PennFit: Department of Recreation
Events at Pottruck Health and Fitness Center. Free to
Penn students, faculty & staff. Info./register: email@example.com.
19 Demo Week;
free group exercise classes, climbing wall use, and golf center;
for members only. Through January 23.
20 How to Start a
Weight Training Program; noon; rm. G-16.
21 Body Composition
Measurements; noon; rm. G-16; registration required. Also
January 23, 8 a.m..
Information Session on Fitness Certifications;
4 p.m.; rm. 113.
22 How to Start a
Running/Walking Program; noon; rm. G-16.
23 How to Start a
Cycling Program; noon; Studio 306.
Technology and Training Services
Classes at ISC labs, 3650 Chestnut St., 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Courses
open to faculty, staff & students. Register at www.tts.isc.upenn.edu.
2000 Intro.; $190.
Word XP Intro.; $190.
XP Intro.; $190.
2000 Intro.; $190.
Excel XP Intro.; $190.
2000 Intermediate; $190.
MX Advanced; $285.
2000 Intro.; $190.
XP Intermediate; $190.
XP/2000 Intro.; $357.
2000 Intermediate; $190.
Excel XP Intermediate; $190.
MX Intro.; $570.
Acrobat 5.0 Intro.: $190.
Policy Board; noon; Conference Room 741, Jon M. Huntsman
28 University Council;
4-6 p.m.; Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall.
23 Ensemble X;
contemporary new music ensemble; 8 p.m.; Amado Recital Hall, Irvine
Auditorium (SAS; Music).
Concerts at 8 p.m. Tickets: $12. Info.: 4017 Walnut St. http://www.slought.org.
Sponsored by Phildadelphia Weekly.
10 Live Concert with
Stone House Trio; featuring Rob Brown, Joe Morris
and Luther Gray.
17 Live Concert with
William Hooker's FLOW; featuring William Hooker and Jason Hwang.
29 Hubbard Street Dance
Company; program featuring Rooster, Cor Perdut
and Diphthong; 7:30 p.m.; also January 30, 8 p.m.
and January 31, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg
Center; tickets: evening: $39, $35, $31; matinee: $36, $32, $28.
Kelly Writers House
14 Speakeasy: Poetry, Prose,
and Anything Goes; 8 p.m; Also January 28.
29 Reading by Poet Greg
Orr; 4:30 p.m.
MyersĂThe Joy of Knitting; 6 p.m.; followed by making afghan
squares and preemie hats to be donated.
23 Artifacts In Bloom:
Floral Arts Extravaganza; includes demonstrations, talks,
workshops and other activities; exhibit on display January
for prices and full schedule, call (215) 898-9202 or www.museum.upenn.edu/new/events/calendar.php
(Women's Committee). See Exhibits.
Basketball vs. Lehigh; 7 p.m.
Basketball vs. Lafayette; 7 p.m.
Basketball vs. Princeton; 7 p.m.
12 (W) Gymnastics vs. Wilson;
20 (W) Basketball vs. Lafayette;
21 (M) Basketball vs. Temple;
24 (M) Squash vs. Trinity;
28 (W) Squash vs. Princeton;
(M) Squash vs. Princeton; time TBA.
30 (W) Basketball vs. Yale;
31 (W) Tennis vs. Penn
(W) Tennis vs. Colgate; 3:30 p.m.
Wrestling vs. Cornell; 1 p.m.
(W) Basketball vs. Brown; 7 p.m.
(M) Squash vs. Haverford, Franklin and
Marshall, Penn State and GWU Rochester; all day.
Force Transducers Act Globally Through Oncogenes, Slip Bonds and
a Cytoskeletal Clock; Michael Sheetz, Columbia University; rm.
252, BRB II/III (CRRHW).
12 Megakarocyte Mania:
The Cytoskeletal Mechanics of Blood Platelet Formation; Joseph Italiano,
Jr., Brigham & Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School;
2 p.m.; Class of '62 Lecture Hall, John Morgan Bldg. (PA Muscle
Protein Degradation; Robert Sauer, MIT; 4 p.m.; Class of '62
Lecture Hall, John Morgan Bldg. (Biochemistry and Biophysics).
15 Evolution and Persistence
of HIV-1; Georg Shaw, University of Alabama at Birmingham;
noon; Class of 1962 Auditorium, John Morgan Bldg. (Center
for AIDS Research).
21 Strategies of Evasion
in AIDS; Ronald Desrosiers, Harvard Medical School; 1 p.m.;
Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Center for AIDS research; Microbiology).
Governance: Commercial Science, State, and Patient Populations
in Brazil; Joao Biehl, Princeton University; 4:30 p.m.; rm.
209, College Hall (Ethnohistory Program).
23 Spending and
Is More Really Worse? Why Might This Be; Elliot
Fisher, Dartmouth College; noon; Auditorium, Colonial Penn
the Mold: American Women Engineers; Ruth Schwartz Cowan, history
and sociology of science; 4:30 p.m.; Wu & Chen Auditorium, Levine
Belief in Art and Action: The Life of an African Ritual Sculptor;
Robert Farris Thompson, Yale University; 5 p.m.; rm. 200, College
Hall; registration: http://humanities.sas.upenn.edu/03-04/thompson.html
(Penn Humanities Forum).
Justice, Human Rights, and Human Capabilities; Martha Nussbaum,
University of Chicago; 5 p.m.; Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall; registration: http://humanities.sas.upenn.edu/03-04/thompson.html
(Penn Humanities Forum).
Visiting Artist Series; Edith
Newhall, New York Magazine; 5 p.m.; rm. B-3, Meyerson Hall (Fine
How My Scientific Research Strengthens
My Faith; various medical practitioners and research scientists;
5:30 p.m.; Meyer Hall, Stouffer College House (Christian Association;
Religious Life Liaisons).
for January 16* Health
Consequences of Uninsurance: Research Findings and Policy Implications;
John Ayanian, Harvard; noon; Auditorium, Colonial Penn Center
Almanac, Vol. 50, No. 16,
December 16, 2003