FEBRUARY AT PENN
of FOB; photographic work by senior Owusu Akoto;
explores the essence of being "Fresh-Off-the-Boat" and
captures moments of cultural dissonance and dualism & paradoxes
in metaphor as experienced by Owusu in the three continents
where he has lived; Fox Gallery, Logan Hall (SPEC). Through
the Ropes; followed by Q&A with producer Robert
Cort; 7 p.m.; The Bridge Cinema de Lux; tickets required-free:
Penn ID required, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org (Penn
Performance by Chris Mann; in conjunction with the
exhibit The Plato Songs; 6:30 p.m.; Slought Foundation
Skammell, Giantkillers: The Team and the Law That Help
Whistle-blowers Recover America's Stolen Billions;
12:30 p.m.; Penn Bookstore (Bookstore).
TBA; Orly Castle Bloom, author; 3 p.m.; Class
of 1949 Auditorium, Houston Hall (Middle East Center;
Jewish Studies; Women's Studies).
Role of the Microenvironment in Regulating Disease Pathogenesis;
Lisa Coussens, University of California, San Francisco;
10 a.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).
Korea: Democracy, Division and Diaspora; Jacqueline
Pak, history; 2 p.m.; rm. B6, Vance Hall (Center for
East Asian Studies).
Passion or Partisanship: Florentine History in the Age
of Cosimo I; Ann Moyer, history; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 209,
College Hall (History).
Civil Rights Were Only A Dream: A Roundtable Discussion
of Robert Penn Warren's Interviews for Who Speaks
for the Negro?; Kristina Baumli, English; Herman Beavers,
English; Michael Eric Dyson, religious studies; Ancil
George, Van Pelt Library; Sheldon Hackney, history; 5:30
p.m.; Kelly Writers House (Writers House).
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