x 17 paper needed
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.
or see www.facilities.upenn.edu/. Listing
of a phone number normally means tickets, reservations
or registration required.
The Return of the Treasures
from the Royal Tombs of Ur
Opening March 13, UPM's
celebrated, nationally-traveling exhibition returns for
a limited engagement. More than 200 ancient Sumerian treasures
from the site of Ur in Mesopotamia (modern-day Iraq) will
be on display through September. Included in the 4,500
year-old Sumerian collection are the Great Lyre with a
gold and lapis lazuli bull's head, Lady Puabi's lapis lazuli
and carnelian jewelry, an electrum drinking tumbler, a
gold ostrich egg, and other treasures. Following a large
scale gallery renovation plans and building upgrades, the
full exhibition of Ur materials will be re-installed in
UPM's Mesopotamian galleries after 2006. At right Ram
in the Thicket made of gold silver, lapis lazuli, copper,
shell, red limestone and bitumen, ca. 2650-2550 B.C. UPM
will have a opening day celebration full of activities
on March 13. See Exhibits and Special Events.
Break Begins at Close of Classes.
15 Classes Resume
at 8 a.m.
22 Advance Registration
for Fall and Summer Sessions. Through April 4.
and Me Story Hour; 2 p.m.; Penn Bookstore. Also
and Science; join an archaeological expedition to the
Egyptian mummy room, discover tombs and mummies while learning
about Egyptian art and science; decorate and gild mummy
masks in a craft workshop; ages 8-12; 10 a.m.-noon; UPM;
$10; registration: (215) 898-4016 (UPM).
in Furs: Russian Musical Culture of the Nineteenth and
Twentieth Centuries; discussion of Russian music in
its relations to literature, theater, visual arts, anthropology,
social history, philosophy and other relevant areas; for
time and location visit http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/slavic/calendar/current_events.htm (Slavic
Languages). Through March 5.
Research: From Molecules to Mind; keynote speaker Stanley
Prusiner, Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases; 8 a.m.-5:15
p.m.; Auditorium, BRB II/III; info.: (215) 898-8498 (The
Mahoney Institute of Neurological Sciences).
Annual Maya Weekend: Ancient Masks and Modern Eyes-New
Views on Maya Traditions; discoveries from current
excavations and new research on Mayan cultural traditions;
a special exhibition of Maya textiles and paintings; 6:30
p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, UPM: $155, $130/members and seniors,
$65/full-time students (UPM). Through
Animals Help Humans Heal?: Animal-Assisted Interventions
in Adolescent Mental Health; presentations by practitioners
and scholars in the treatment of adolescents with a variety
of mental health diagnoses; 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Jon M. Huntsman
Hall; for prices and registration visit www.vet.upenn.edu/research/centers/cias/conferences.html (Center
for the Interaction of Animals and Society).
Eunice and Irving Leopold Annual Scientific Symposium and
Retreat; 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Lobby and Auditorium, BRB
II/III; register by March 19: www.penncancer.org/events (Abramson
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.
Amistad Gallery, Du Bois College
House; free, noon-9 p.m.
Gallery, Faculty Club, Inn at Penn: free; Mon.-Fri.,
9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Charles Addams Fine Arts Gallery:
free; Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Klein Gallery, 3600 Market St.: free; Mon.-Sat.,
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Gallery, Logan Hall: free; Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5
Student Lounge: free; Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
of Contemporary Art (ICA): $3, $2/artists, seniors,
and students over 12, free/members, children 12 and under,
w/PennCard and on Sun. 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Wed.-Fri., noon-8
11 a.m.-5 p.m.
House: open 24 hours daily.
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
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 p.m.
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.,
Pelt-Dietrich Library. For hours see http://events.library.upenn.edu/cgi-bin/calendar.cgi.
from the Royal Tombs of Ur; more than 200 ancient Sumerian
artifacts from the site of Ur in Mesopotamia (modern-day
Iraq); Dietrich Gallery, UPM; also an opening celebration
from noon-4:30 p.m. Through September. See Special
XVIII: The Earth Exposed; remote satellite images of
Earth by professor Stephen Young with computer-based educational
programming; Esther Klein Gallery; reception: March
14, 2 p.m.; gallery talk: March 17, 3:30 p.m.
in Encaustic on Wood; work by Neil Garrioch; Burrison
Gallery; reception: March 20, 5:30 p.m. Through
Senior Thesis Show; work by students in the fine arts
department; Charles Addams Gallery. Through April 15.
Show of Roses: Watercolors for the Morris Arboretum;
paintings by Marcy Abhau; Morris Arboretum. Through
GFSA Show; Meyerson Gallery. Through April 11.
Look at Nature: Flowers & Landscapes; watercolors
by Deena Gu that feature the classic Chinese brushstroke
with influence by Western art; Burrison Gallery. Through
Photo Exhibit; photographs of youth from Al-Bustan,
a children's Arabic language and cultural day camp; International
House. Through March 14.
Ireland: Four Centuries through English, American, and
Irish Eyes; Rosenwald Gallery, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. Through
March 15. See Talks.
and Flower: Photographs by Nora Odendahl; Lower Gallery,
Widener Visitor Center, Morris Arboretum. Through March
of Dawn; digital photography by Demetrius Oliver; Amistad
Gallery, Du Bois College House. Through March 31.
Alter's Egoes; artist William Anastasi's works
span more than 2000 handwritten sheets of paper on the
walls of Slought Foundation. Through March 31.
Rugs of the Turkman Tribes; "main carpets" from 1800-1875
reserved for ceremonial occasions along with storage bags
and trappings; Arthur Ross Gallery. Through April 4.
Nara: Nothing Ever Happens; paintings and sculptures
of young children and childhood; ICA. Through
McEneaney; autobiographical paintings that engage a
combination of intimacy, directness and imagination; ICA. Through
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. Through
April 4. See Talks.
concept for a new building material that integrates the functions
of a conventional wall and compresses them into one composite
film; ICA. Through April 4.
Society for Universal Harmony featuring Leonard
Malen; installation features factual formats, pseudo-documentary
photos, video and audio narratives, testimonials, and case
histories; Slought Foundation. Through April 15.
Life: A Juried Photo Exhibition; Upper Gallery, Widener
Visitor Center, Morris Arboretum. Through April 30.
Controversial and Not Detrimental: The Legacy of Modern
Design in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia; drawings, photographs
and models representing modern houses from the late 1940s
through 1980s; Kroiz Gallery. Through May 31.
Beaux-Arts at Penn; selected works of architect Paul
Philippe Cret and his students; Kroiz Gallery. Through
Visions: Yarn Paintings of a Huichol Shaman; José Beníez
Sánchez; UPM. Through August.
Wonderful Life: A Daughter's Tribute to a Family
of Educators; Joan Myerson Shrager's digital art celebrates
women who dedicated their lives to teaching; Student Lounge,
Ongoing at UPM
Intertwined: Etruscans, Greeks and Romans; Canaan & Ancient
Israel; Native American Southwest; Ancient
Mesopotamia: Royal Tombs of Ur; Mesoamerica; The Egyptian
Mummy: Secrets & Science;
Alaska's Native People; Buddhism: History & Diversity
of a Great Tradition; Africa: The Cradle of Humankind;
Polynesia: 'ahu'ula + lei niho palaoa; Chinese Rotunda.
Meet at Trescher main entrance; 1:30
p.m.; free with Museum admission donation; info.: www.museum.upenn.edu.
Spread of Buddhism.
Diversity of Alaska's Native People.
The Royal Tombs of Ur.
of the Pharaohs.
Status & Survival.
Learning from the Past.
Traditions & Influence.
Tour, Conversation and Book Signing; tour Levine Hall
followed by conversation on the development of the exhibit Smartwrap and
the signing of Stephen Kieran and James Timberlakes' Refabricating
Architecture; 5 p.m.; lobby, Levine Hall.
Video Festival; includes open panel discussion with
special guest video artist and ICA curator Bennett Simpson
and Tanya Leighton.
ICA Benefit; celebrate the ICA's 40th anniversary with
a special lecture and food and dancing; 6 p.m.; ICA; info./tickets:
Modèle Pour Matisse: Histoire de la Chapelle du Rosaire à Vence;
6 p.m.; rm. G55, John M. Huntsman Hall; registration: (215)
573-3550 (French Institute; Alliance Franaise).
Screenings 5 p.m.; The Bridge Cinema
de Lux. Free admission.
followed by discussion with Patricia White, Swarthmore College;
Timothy Murray, Cornell University; Timothy Corrigan, cinema
Film Culture Program, Gregory
Screenings 8:30 p.m.; Film Lounge,
Van Pelt Manor. Free w/ PennCard.
of the Lambs.
Hill Film Society
Screenings 8 p.m.; Hill Gallery, Hill
College House. Free w/ PennCard.
Screenings with English subtitles. Tickets:
$6, $5/members, students, seniors. Info.: (215) 387-5125
Voices' African Film Series-Lumumba; French and Lingala; 7:30 p.m.;
preceded by Rencontrer: Siddiq.
5 The Manchurian Candidate;
7 p.m.; preceded by Primary.
6 Wild in the Streets;
8 p.m.; preceded by Yippie! and RFK '68.
7 Ulzana's Raid; 1
p.m.; preceded by Interviews with My Lai Veterans.
on the Tracks; Filipino; 8 p.m.; preceded by Poison (Sanpeet).
the War is Over; English and Afrikaans; 8 p.m.; preceded
by Gacca, Living Together Again in Rwanda?
12 Hijos/Figli; Spanish and Italian;
Takes; English and Spanish; 8 p.m.
Trip; English and Georgian; 7 p.m.
from the National Film Board of Canada-Begone Dull Care;
Lonely Boy; Very Nice, Very Nice; Wrestling (La Lutte);
Blinkity Blank; The Street; How to Build an Igloo; Pas
de Deux; 8 p.m.
Sitting Room; 8 p.m.
Russian Film Series
Screenings 7 p.m.; rm. 402, Logan Hall;
Russian and other European languages with English subtitles.
by the Sun.
5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays, Newman Center; first
class free; $7/class, $5/students; Carolyn Hamilton: (215)
662-3293 (days) or (610) 446-1983 (evenings).
of 1923 Ice Rink; 3130 Walnut St.; Admission $6.50,
$5.50/PennCard; skate rental $2.50; Public skating hrs.
(*$1 off admission): 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.; Sun. 12:30-2:30
Knitters; noon; The ARCH. Also March 17 & 31.
Aggression Defense; 2 or 3 sessions of hands-on
physical defense for women; 6-9 p.m.; class continues every
Thursday through April 8; 4040 Chestnut St.; free/students,
faculty & staff; register: www.publicsafety.upenn.edu/dpsRAD.asp;
other session: March 21 & 28, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
30 Cinq à Sept;
a wine and cheese for the local French-American community;
5 p.m.; ste. One East, 3624 Market St. (French Institute).
Structure Workshop; with alumnus David Stern; 10 a.m.-1
p.m.; Kelly Writers House; rsvp: email@example.com.
God as Eros-Biblical Stories of Eros;
bible study; noon. Also March 23, When
Eros Gets Perverted; March 30, Eros: The
Passion for Connection.
international students and their spouses emphasize on written
and spoken American English; 3 p.m. Also March 16, 23 & 30.
Circle: Madonna Mamas; an oasis for the soul
for thinking women of faith; noon. Also March 18 & 25,
The Stories that Liberate Women.
Office of Community Housing
Seminars from noon-1 p.m. and 1-2 p.m.
Housing; 4046 Walnut St.
Counseling and Repair; 3401 Walnut St., Bldg. A, ste.
Insurance; 3401 Walnut St., Bldg. A, ste. 440.
Inspection; 3401 Walnut St., Bldg. A, ste. 440.
a Contractor: How to Modify Your Home for Special
Needs; 3401 Walnut St., Bldg. A, ste. 440.
and Planning; 4046 Walnut St.
Implications of Buying a Home; 4046 Walnut St.
ELP Online Courses
Courses through week of April 23; $600
per course. Register at www.upenn.edu/elponline or
(215) 898-8681 by March 3.
8 Writing for Professional
Purposes; Writing that Works; Grammar for Writers; The
TOEFL Essay; The University Application Essay; Writing
the GMAT/GRE Analytical Essay.
ELP Evening Courses
Courses through week of April 19; $290
per course unless otherwise noted with $15 registration fee.
All courses meet in Bennett Hall from 6-8:30 p.m. or 6-8:55
and Speaking w/ Confidence.
Learning and Education Programs
3624 Market St., Suite 1 B South. Open
to faculty and staff. Register: (215) 898-3400 or visit www.hr.upenn.edu/learning.
Service at Penn; 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; $50.
Focus Brown Bag-Typefocus Orientation; self-assessment
program which uses personality "type" as it relates to
self-awareness and career success; noon-1 p.m.
at Work-The Latest in Business Writing; 3 half-day
sessions; 9 a.m.-noon; $50. Continues March 19 and 24.
Bag Matinee-What Do You Say?; video demonstration of
30 awkward, intimidating, sometimes overwhelming customer
situations and how to resolve them; noon-1 p.m.
Focus Brown Bag- Salary Negotiation; noon-1 p.m.
Info./register: (215) 247-5777 x125.
Rose Care Demystified; outdoors, hands-on instruction
and technique for proper pruning, planting, and transplanting
of roses; 10 a.m.-noon; $24, $22/members; rain date March
and Shrubs for the Home Landscape; 1-3 p.m.; $24, $22/members. Continues
Propagation for Kids; learn techniques to start a plant
collection; 1:30-3 p.m.;
and Planting Quality Nursery Trees; tree fertilization,
staking and guying, the use of tree wraps, root systems
and branching structure; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; $85.
Care for the Homeowner; find out when and how to plant
seeds, as well as how to time lawn care actions; 7-9 p.m.;
for Birds and Butterflies; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; $24,
for Everyone; have a better garden, more prolific flowers,
larger fruits and honey by installing a beehive in your
backyard; 10 a.m.-noon; $24, $22/members.
Shrubs: Broad-Leaved and Needle-Leaved; 9 a.m.-4
p.m.; $85 all day, $45 morning only (9 a.m.-noon).
for the Homeowner; 7-9 p.m.; $50, $45/members. Continues
March 20, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; rain date March 19.
Floral Design I; learn about the care and handling
of fresh flowers, centerpiece and high-style design, vase
arranging; 6:45-8:45 p.m.; $190, $170/members. Continues
March 24, 31 and April 7.
Design for the Home Landscape; covers aesthetic and
practical considerations associated with selecting trees,
shrubs and groundcovers; 7:30-9:30 p.m.; $120, $110/members. Continues
March 24, 31 and April 7 (10 a.m.-noon).
Protection During Construction; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; $85.
Rainwater on your Property; learn to integrate "wet
gardens", swales, pavers, permeable pavements, collections
systems for watering, and green roofs; 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.;
Design Intensive; how to draw base maps and analyze
your property; 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; $60, $54/members.
ID Using Keys; learn the botanical language used in
keys to describe plants; 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; $65, $60/members. Continues
Cabling & Bracing; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; recognize weak
spots in trees, and how to correct these problems by the
use of flexible steel cables and inflexible steel rods;
9 a.m.-4 p.m.; $85.
Well-Mannered Perennial Garden; 7:30-9 p.m.; $18, $16/members.
PennFit: Department of Recreation
to Penn students, faculty & staff.
Composition Measurements; 9-10 a.m.; rm. G-16; pre-registration
required. Also March 15, noon & March 31, 3-4.
Demo and Question/Answer Session; 7:15-8 p.m.; rm.
Demonstration and Talk; noon-1 p.m.; rm. 113.
Bonanza; 10 p.m.; Avnet Courts.
Performance: Academics and Life; 6-7 p.m.; rm. 113.
Quality of Worklife
Open to faculty and staff. Register: www.hr.upenn.edu/quality/workshop.asp.
Stress for a Less Hectic Life; 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Smarts; noon-1 p.m.
Complex Legal Issues for Elders in Your Life; 11:30
Technology and Training Services
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.
XP Intermediate; $190.
2000 Intro.; $190.
Advanced Authoring; $247.
to Fireworks; $570. Through March 11.
2000 Intermediate; $190.
XP Intro.; $190.
2000 Intro.; $190.
MX Intro.; $570. Through March 18.
XP Intro.; $190.
XP/2000 Intro.; $357. Through March 23.
5.0 Intro.; $190.
MX Intro.; $570. Through March 26.
XP Intermediate; $190.
Acrobat 5.0 Advanced; $190.
XP Intermediate; $190.
Stated Meeting; time and place TBA.
Council; 4-6 p.m.; Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall.
CANCELLED * 3 Baluchi
Epic Performers from Pakistan; 7 p.m.; Rooftop Lounge,
Hamilton House (South Asia Center).
Music for Piano; examines the relation between sound
and meaning within a religious and spiritual framework; 8
p.m.; Amado Recital Hall, Irvine Auditorium (Penn Humanities
Concert of North Indian Classical Music; sitar duet
with performance on the tabla; 7 p.m.; Rooftop Lounge,
Harrison House (South Asia Center).
Info.: (215) 898-6244. Admission: $5,
free w/ PennCard.
Baroque and Recorder Ensembles, Penn Madrigals; solo
cantatas by Handel and Scarlatti; 8 p.m.; Bodek Lounge,
Viola Society; new music by composers in the graduate
program in music; 8 p.m.; Amado Recital Hall, Irvine Auditorium.
10 Recital; solo performances by Penn music students;
8 p.m.; Amado Recital Hall, Irvine Auditorium.
di Mare; two short concerts by the Philadelphia-based
Baroque ensemble; 7:30 p.m.; Rosenwald Gallery, Van Pelt-Dietrich
Library. Also March 27.
Info./tickets: (215) 898-3900.
Maal; Senegalese singer, guitarist and scholar sings
in Pulaar, the language of the Fula ethnic group; 7:30
p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg Center; tickets: $41,
$35, 29, $24; pre-show dinner and talk, 5:30 p.m., $10;
rsvp for pre-show by March 17.
Hell That Ends Well; Mask & Wig Clubhouse, 310
S. Quince St.; theatre shows 8 p.m., $25: March 20 & 25;
dinner show 6:30 p.m., $55: March 26; info.:
(215) 923-4229 or firstname.lastname@example.org (Mask & Wig
a dark comedy; 8 p.m.; Harold Prince Theatre, Annenberg Center;
also March 26, 8 p.m. and March 27, 2 p.m. & 8
p.m.; $10, $7 w/ PennCard; info.: http://dolphin.upenn.edu/~players (Penn
Project; performed by the Pascal Rioult Dance Theatre,
a company of dancers with daring physical and emotional
interpretations of familiar scores; 7:30 p.m.; also March
5, 8 p.m. and March 6, 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.;
Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg Center; tickets: evening
$39, $35, $31; matinee $36, $32, $28; school matinee March
5, 10:30 a.m., $7.
Shakespeare play performed by Tony-winning Guthrie Theatre;
7:30 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg Center; also March
19 & March 20, 8 p.m. and March 21,
3 p.m.; tickets: evening $42, $36, $28; matinee $39, $32,
$26; pre-show dinner and talk, 6 p.m., $10; rsvp for pre-show
by March 15; see web site for additional talks; school
matinee March 18 & March 19, 10:30 a.m.,
Ballets Jazz de Montréal; program entitled Light-Time-Open
Space is a jazz and contemporary work; 7:30 p.m.; Zellerbach
Theatre, Annenberg Center; also March 26, 8 p.m.; March
27, 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.; tickets: evening $39, $35,
$31; matinee $36, $32, $28; school matinee March 26,
10:30 a.m., $7.
Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal returns
to the Dance Celebration Series, March 25-27 at the Annenberg
Center. The program
titled Light-Time-Open Space includes No Strings
Attached, set to Albert Sterling Menendez's jazzy score
that comments on today's non-committal relationships with
its high kicking, hip wiggling partnering. Scheduled
to round-out the program is Blue Until June, a solo Sooo and clin
d' oeil, an athletic performance of breakdancing and
Hoberman-The Dream Life: Movies, Media and the Mythology
of the Sixties; 7 p.m.; International House.
Kelly Writers House
at the Writers House; word and music radio show on
88.5 WXPN; 8 p.m. Also March 4, 9 p.m.
by Michael Fried; 7 p.m. (Creative Writing).
Panel; featuring Jonathan Skinner, Tina Darragh and
Marcella Durand; 6 p.m.
by Poets Ted Pearson and Chris Edgar; 6 p.m.
Machine with David Antin; poet and performance
artist; 5 p.m. (Creative Writing; Temple University).
Kerry Prize Talk; featuring poet Brendan Lorber; 7
Dan Fishback; 7 p.m.
by Poet Lyn Hejinian; 6:30 p.m.; rsvp: email@example.com;
interview/conversation with poet March 23, 10
a.m. (KWH Fellows Program).
Poetry, Prose and Anything Goes; 8 p.m.
Writers; an open reading in the Arts Café; 5 p.m. (English
Undergraduate Advisory Board).
by Poet Shirley Kaufman; 5 p.m. (Creative Writing;
Middle East Center; Women's Studies).
Lunchtime Conversation with Pulitzer Prize Winning Author
David McCullough; 12:30 p.m.; rsvp: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Straker-Sexy Jobs in the City: How to Find Your Dream Job
Using the Rules of Dating; 12:30 p.m.
Clemons-The Marine Corps Way; 1 p.m.
Dhawan; will discuss her activities that led her to
receive the Teen People 2004 Achievement Award; 4:30 p.m.
Shiraz -The Blueprint for My Girls; 12:30 p.m.
Lerner-Fireweed: A Political Autobiography; noon.
Anastasia-The Last Gangster: From Cop to Wiseguy
to FBI Informant: Big Ron Previte and the Fall of the American
Mob; 7 p.m.
Info./tickets: (215) 895-6543.
Reception and Performances; music, dance, cuisine,
and scenes from The Taming of the Shrew... in celebration
of the people and traditions of the Commonwealth nations;
8 p.m.; $10, $7/members, students and seniors.
and Community Reception; join HRH The Duke of Gloucester
at this reception to see one of University City Districts
most important buildings; 6 p.m.; Philadelphia Cathedral,
3723 Chestnut St; $35.
Friends Gala; cocktail party with opportunity to meet
HRH The Duke of Gloucester and other dignitaries; ages
21-35; 8:30 p.m.; $60.
Culture Day: Celebrate Japan!; hear beats of the Japanese
taiko drums, view popular Japanese anime cartoons, taste
traditionally prepared green tea, and more; 11 a.m.-4 p.m.;
free with museum donation (Japan America Society of Greater
Day: Ancient Near East Celebration; in celebration
of the opening of the exhibit Treasures for the Royal
Tombs of Ur; a lecture by Dr. John Curtis, British
Museum, writing in cuneiform on fresh clay tablets, regional
music, dance and children activities; noon-4:30 p.m.; free
with museum donation. See Exhibits.
Malt Scotch Dinner; Michael Jackson, internationally
renowned beer and scotch expert, hosts a reception and
dinner featuring his selection of single malt scotches;
ages 21 and up; 6:30 p.m.; $100, $90/members; reservations:
Annual Beer Tasting with Michael Jackson-Beer or
Food: Which Came First?; taste pairings of contemporary
microbrews with foods that complement them; ages 21 and
up; 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m. or 6 p.m.; $45, $40/members; tickets: Annenberg
Center, (215) 898-3900.
Basketball vs. Dartmouth; 7 p.m.
Lacrosse vs. Villanova; 3 p.m.
Basketball vs. Harvard; 8 p.m.
100th EIWA Championship; all day. Also March 7.
Basketball vs. Princeton; 7 p.m.
10 (M) Lacrosse
vs. Lehigh; 3 p.m.
16 (W) Tennis
vs. Temple; 3 p.m.
17 (W) Lacrosse
vs. Temple; 7 p.m.
20 Baseball vs.
Siena; noon & 3 p.m. Also March 21.
ECAC Championships; 1 p.m.
vs. Georgetown; time TBA.
Tennis vs. St. Bonaventure; 1 p.m
(M & W)
Track Quaker Invitational; all day.
23 (M) Lacrosse
vs. Bucknell; 7 p.m.
25 Softball vs. Lafayette;
27 Baseball vs.
Columbia; 11:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m.
Lacrosse vs. Harvard; 1 p.m.
Rowing vs. Yale/Columbia; time TBA.
28 (W) Rowing
vs. Navy; 9 a.m.
30 (M) Tennis
vs. St. Joseph's; 2 p.m.
Lacrosse vs. Johns Hopkins; 7 p.m.
31 Baseball vs. St. Joseph's;
Flow Methods in Information Theory; Sergio Servetto,
Cornell University; 11 a.m.; rm. 337, Towne Bldg. (Telecommunications
Molecular Perspectives in Chemical Engineering; Phillip
Westmoreland, University of Massachusetts; 3:30 p.m.; Wu
and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall (Chemical and Biomolecular
Reform in China; Cao Siyuan, Beijing Siyuan Research
Center for WTO; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 314, College Hall (East
Asian Studies; Lauder Institute).
Lecture; Homer Jackson, visual artist; 5 p.m.; rm.
B-3, Meyerson Hall (Fine Arts).
Systems, Feedback, and Multistability in Molecular Biology;
Eduardo Sontag, Rutgers University; 11 a.m.; Wu and Chen
Auditorium, Levine Hall (Electrical and Systems Engineering).
TBA; Guillermo Garcia-Cardena, Harvard Medical School;
noon; 2nd fl. Conference Room, Vagelos Research Labs; info.: www.uphs.upenn.edu/ime/seminars.html (IME).
and Purchase of Chinese Enterprises by Foreign Businesses;
Cao Siyuan, Beijing Siyuan Research Center for WTO; 4:30
p.m.; rm. 105, Lauder-Fischer Hall (East Asian Studies;
Markets and Corporate Environmental Performance„Evidence
of a Link?; Dinah Kohler, Wharton; noon; Carolyn Hoff
Lynch Auditorium, Chemistry Bldg. (IES).
Role of Innate and Adaptive Immune Responses in Retroviral
Pathogenesis; Tatyana Golovkina, Jackson Laboratory;
noon; Auditorium, CRB (Microbiology).
Three E's of Cancer Immunoediting: Elimination, Equilibrium,
and Escape; Robert Schreiber, Washington University;
4 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute.
Midnight to the Millenium and Beyond: Democracy and Identity
in Today's India; Shashi Tharoor, United Nations; 4:30
p.m.; Hall of Flags, Houston Hall; rsvp: (215) 898-5387
Irish in the 19th Century; Martin Burke, Lehmann College;
5:30 p.m.; Rosenwald Gallery, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. See
Relations of Fluoromolecular Fluids for 157 nm Immersion
Lithography; Roger French, DuPont; 10:30 a.m.; Auditorium,
LRSM (Material Science and Engineering).
Politicians' Role(s) in Ameliorating Health Disparities;
Estelle Richman, secretary of public welfare; 12:30 p.m.;
Hall of Flags, Houston Hall (Graduate Program in Public
Health; Health and Societies; National Center on Fathers
University and the City; Judith Rodin, University President;
4 p.m.; rm. B-1, Meyerson Hall (School of Design).
Research on Guns and Violence Seriously; Gary Kleck,
Florida State University; 9:30 a.m.; Terrace Room, Logan
Host PKC Pathway Initiated by Phosphatidylinositol-Specific
Phospholipase C (PI-PLC) Participates in Permeabilization
of the Macrophage Phagosome by Listeria Monocytogenes;
Mathilde Poussin, microbiology; noon; rm. 209, Johnson
on Aleksandra Mir; Beck Feibelman, SAS; 1 p.m.; ICA.
8 Spindle Orientation:
The Compass Model; Yves Barral, Institute for Biochemistry;
2 p.m.; Class of '62 Lecture Hall, John Morgan Bldg. (PMI).
Control of Cell Polarization, Motility and Mechanics Revealed
by Particle Tracking; Denis Wirtz, FOM Institute for
Atomic and Molecular Physics; noon; 2nd fl. Conference
Room, Vagelos Research Labs (IME).
Control of Cell Migration in Drosophila Ovarian Development
and in Ovarian Cancer; Denise Montell, Johns Hopkins
University; noon; rm. 251, BRB II/III (CRRWH).
Sheep Retrovirus and Lung Cancer: Mechanisms of
Transformation; Hung Fan, University of California
at Irvine; noon; Auditorium, CRB (Microbiology).
Determination of Structural and Dynamic Responses of Proteins
in Different Functional States; Linda Nicholson, Cornell
University; 4 p.m.; Class of '62 Lecture Hall, John Morgan
Bldg. (Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics).
of Virulence Factors by Quorum Sensing in E. Coli 0157:H7;
James Kaper, University of Maryland; noon; rm. 209, Johnson
Civilian Occupation: The Politics of Israeli Architecture;
Rafi Segal, Princeton University and Eyal Weizman, Bartlett
School of Architecture, London; 6:30 p.m.; Slought Foundation.
Sensor Networks: Statistics and Dynamics; Sanjay Shakkottai,
University of Texas at Austin; 11 a.m.; rm. 337, Towne
Bldg. (Telecommunications and Networking).
TBA; Matthew Neurock, University of Virginia; 3:30
p.m.; Wu and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall; info.: (215)
898-8531 (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering).
Lecture; Carol Diehl, painter and art writer; 4:30
p.m.; rm. B-3, Meyerson Hall (Fine Arts).
Face Detection; Stuart Schwartz, Princeton University;
11 a.m.; Wu and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall (Electrical
and Systems Engineering).
the Fusion of Biological Membranes; Michael Schick,
University of Washington; noon; 2nd fl. Conference Room,
Vagelos Research Labs (IME).
I. Kahn Memorial Lecture; Daniel Libeskind,
Studio Daniel Libeskind; 6:30 p.m.; UPM; tickets: www.aiaphila.org;
register by Marcy 7 (AIA Center for Architecture and Architectural
Care Ethics and Genetics: How Men View Genetic Testing
for Prostate Cancer Risk; David Doukas, Center
for Bioethics; noon; ste. 320, 3401 Market St. (Center
Dimension Sociale de l'Union Europ³ene; Betty Slowinski,
romance languages; 4:30 p.m.; rm. G245, Jon M. Huntsman
Hall (French Institute).
Lecture; Jerome Witkin, painter; 4:30 p.m.; rm. B-3,
Meyerson Hall (Fine Arts).
17 The Interconnections of
Research, Science and Policy at the U.S. EPA; William
Farland, EPA; noon; Carolyn Hoff Lynch Auditorium, Chemistry
Lysosomal Trafficking of Sphingolipid Activator Proteins
in Sertoli Cells is Mediated by Sortilin; Carlos Morales,
McGill University; noon; rm. 251, BRB II/III (CRRWH).
Inhibitor Design Against Viral Proteases; Ernesto Freire,
Johns Hopkins University; 4 p.m.; Class of '62 Lecture
Hall, John Morgan Bldg. (Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics).
in Leadership; Eileen Naughton, TIME magazine;
5 p.m.; Ben Franklin Room, Houston Hall; registration: www.sas.upenn.edu/foxleadership/,
PennKey needed (Fox Leadership).
Sarah McEneaney and Sheila Pepe; Sarah McEneaney, artist;
Sheila Pepe, artist; Natalie Anderson, poet; 6 p.m.; ICA;
free with gallery admission.
Biomaterial Surfaces; Russell Composto, Material Science
and Engineering; 10:30 a.m.; Auditorium, LRSM (Material
Science and Engineering).
of HIV-1 Envelope Glycoproteins as Immunogens; Richard
Wyatt, NIH; 1 p.m.; Class of '62 Lecture Hall, John Morgan
Bldg. (Center for AIDS Research).
Gordimer and the Imagination of Scale; Rita Barnard,
English; Alice Brittan, Dalhousie University; 4:30 p.m.;
Penn Humanities Forum (Ethnohistory).
TBA; Paul Horn, IBM; 4:30 p.m.; Wu and Chen Auditorium,
Levine Hall (SEAS).
Democracy to the Arab World; Sheila Carapico, University
of Richmond; 4:45 p.m.; rm. 200, Middle East Center.
Prize Talk; Brendan Lorber, editor of Lungfull and
poet; 7 p.m.; Kelly Writers House.
Effects of Direct-to-Consumer Pharmaceutical Advertising;
James Cardon, Brigham Young University; noon; Auditorium,
Colonial Penn Center (LDI).
Pneumococcal Locus Linking Genetic Competence and Virulence;
Michael Sebert, microbiology; noon; rm. 209, Johnson Pavilion
Steep; Terry Adkins, fine arts; 3 p.m.; Rich Seminar
Room, Jaffe Bldg. (History of Art).
of Detrusor Smooth Muscle Contraction;
Paul Ratz, Virginia Commonwealth University; 3:30 p.m.; Hirst
Auditorium, Dulles Bldg. (Urology).
Positioning in C. Elegans Syncytial Cells and at the Mouse
Neuro-Muscular Junction; Dan Starr, University of California,
Davis; 2 p.m.; Class of '62 Lecture Hall, John Morgan Bldg.
Sabine and its Viewers; Michael Cole, history of art;
5 p.m.; rm. 113, Jaffe Bldg. (Center for Italian Studies).
House to Steel Snake; Takaharu Tezuka, Takaharu and
Yui Tezuka Architects, Tokyo; 6 p.m.; rm. B-1, Meyerson
and the Bodies Politic; Kenneth Olwig, SLU-Alnard,
Sweden; 6 p.m.; rm. B-3, Meyerson Hall (Landscape
Paradox Amid the Mysteries; Margaret Jacob, UCLA; 5
p.m.; Penn Humanities Forum; registration: http://humanities.sas.upenn.edu/03-04/jacob.html (Penn
Liebestod Between T Cells and Phagocytes in Listeria Infection;
Emil Unanue, Washington University; noon; Auditorium, CRB
Chromatin Silencing Mechanisms; Vincenzo Pirrotta,
University of Geneva, Switzerland; 4 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium,
Single Biomolecules Do Their Things (and Learning About
Them); Taekjip Ho, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign;
4 p.m.; Class of '62 Lecture Hall, John Morgan Bldg. (Biochemistry
and Molecular Biophysics).
Painter Series Slide Lecture; Yvonne Jacquette, painter;
Maureen Owen, poet; 5 p.m.; Kelly Writer's House (Fine
Arts; Writer's House).
Japan; Masato Kimura, Shibusawa Memorial Foundation,
Japan; noon; The Forum, Stiteler Hall (East Asian Studies).
HIV Among Adolescent and Young Adult Women in the U.S.,
Africa, and the Caribbean; Ralph DiClemente, and Gina
Wingood, Emory University; 1 p.m.; Reunion Auditorium,
John Morgan Bldg. (Center for AIDS Research).
Assumptions in an Era of Longevity; Robert Butler,
International Longevity Center; 1:30 p.m.; Class of '62
Lecture Hall, John Morgan Bldg. (Institute on Aging).
Puerto Rican Syndrome: Hysteria in the Barrio; Patricia
Emilia Gherovici, Philadelphia Lacan Study Group; 4 p.m.;
History Lounge, College Hall (Latin American and Latino
IX: Gender Equity and Athletics at Penn: Past and Future;
Janice Madden, Carol Tracy, and Susan Miller, women studies,
and Kenneth Shropshire, Wharton; 5 p.m.; Golkin Room, Houston
Hall (Women's Studies; Penn Women's Center; Alice Paul
Studies Today; Patricia White, Swarthmore College,
Timothy Murray, Cornell University; Timothy Corrigan, cinema
studies; 5 p.m.; The Bridge Cinema de Lux (Cinema Studies).
is Slought?: An Introduction; Aaron Levy, Slought Foundation;
6:30 p.m.; Slought Foundation.
Segmentation in Consumer-Directed Health Plans; John
Bertko, Humana; noon; Auditorium, Colonial Penn Center;
rsvp: email@example.com (LDI).
Monocytogenes Phosphatidylinositol-specific Phospholipase
C has Evolved for Intracellular Growth and Virulence
by a Major Decrease of its Activity on Glycosyphosphatidylinositol Anchored
Proteins; Zhengyu Wei, microbiology; noon, rm. 209,
Johnson Pavilion (Microbiology).
Sentimental and the Gothic: Claudine-Alexandrine
de Tencin's Mémoires du Comte de Comminge;
Jennifer Furlong, romance languages; for previously circulated
paper e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; 2 p.m.; ste.
One East, 3624 Market St. (French Institute).
Modèle pour Matisse: Histoire de la Chapelle du Rosaire
in French; Barbara Freed, Carnegie Mellon University; 6
p.m.; rm. G55, Jon M. Huntsman Hall; registration: email@example.com or
(215) 573-3550 (French Institute).
the Devil; Brian Freedman, author; Adam Fieled, poet,
musician; 4:30 p.m.; Kelly Writers House (Writers House).
Traffic Engineering and Fast ReRoute Protection; Dave
Wang, Wide Area Network Design Lab; 11 a.m.; rm. 337, Towne
Bldg. (Telecommunications and Networking).
TBA; Fulvia Verde, University of Miami; 2 p.m.; Class
of '62 Lecture Hall, John Morgan Bldg.; info.: www.uphs.upenn.edu/pmi/ (PMI).
Lecture; Debra Werblud, printmaker; 5 p.m.; rm. B-3,
Meyerson Hall (Fine Arts).
Acquisition of GPS Signals; Vahid Tarokh, Harvard University;
11 a.m.; Wu and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall (Electrical
and Systems Engineering).
Fragmentary Politics of Law, Memories, and Migrant Workers:
Korean Chinese, North Koreans and Guest Workers in South
Korea; Hyun Ok Park, NYU; noon; rm. 107, Old Hillel
(Korean Lecture Series; East Asian Studies).
Cultures or One?: Muslims, Jews, and Christians and the
Art of Coexistence in Medieval Spain; Maria Rosa Menocal,
Yale University; 5 p.m.; rm. 200, College Hall (Penn Humanities
Impact of Indoor Air Pollution on Human Health;
Jack Spengler, Harvard University; noon; Carolyn Hoff Lynch
Auditorium, Chemistry Bldg. (IES).
of Signaling at the Ovarian Germ Cell-Soma Interface;
David Albertini, Tufts University; noon; rm. 251, BRB II/III
and Protein Transfer by Agrobacterium Tumefaciens into
Eukaryotic and Prokaryotic Cells: The VirB Complex as a
Paradigm Type IV Secretions System; Andrew Binns,
biology; noon; Auditorium, CRB (Microbiology).
Dean's Forum: Qualities of Leadership; David McCullough,
historian; 4:30 p.m.; Irvine Auditorium; tickets-free:
Annenberg Center, (215) 898-3900 (SAS).
until April* W.E.B.
Du Bois Sociology: The Philadelphia Negro and Social Science;
Tukufu Zuberi, sociology; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 17, Logan Hall;
tickets-free: (215) 898-7227 (Provost's Lecture Series).
on the Naming Tokyo Installation; Aleksandra Mir, artist;
6 p.m.; ICA. See Exhibits.
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