MARCH AT PENN
Thesis Show at the Charles Addams Gallery has moved
up its opening date and is now open. The end date has
also been moved up to April 9. There will be a
reception tonight at 5:30 p.m.
GSFA Show beginning on March 29 in Meyerson
Gallery has changed its name to the Penn Design Show.
The exhibit will end April 9, two days earlier
Building, American Style: 30 Years of the Housing and
Community Development Act of 1974; speakers include
legal academics, urban planners, activists and government
officials; 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Paul Levy Conference Center;
info./register: www.law.upenn.edu/psp/ (Law).
Research Conference: Contemporary Issues in Africa,
Asia, and the Middle East;
9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; rm. 241, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library
(African Studies Center; Center for East Asian Studies;
Middle East Center; South Asia Center).
Ritual in Context; Gudrun Buhnemann, University of
Wisconsin-Madison; Judit Torzsok, Universite Charles-de-Gaulle-Lille;
Harunga Isaacson, South Asia Studies; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.;
rm. 113, Jaffe Bldg.; rsvp by March 17 to email@example.com (South
23 Penn Print Annual;
large print and digital works by fine arts students;
Dean's Alley, Meyerson Hall. Through
a group exhibit featuring the work of several students
from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts; Kelly Writers
House; reception: March 23, 5:30 p.m. Through
Only Controversial and Not
Detrimental: The Legacy of Modern Design in Chestnut
features drawings, photographs and models representing
modern houses from the late 1940s through 1980s; including
the Vanna Venturi House, (above) 1959-1964 by
Venturi & Short,
architects, Robert Venturi, project architect. Courtesy
of Venturi, Scott Brown & Associates, at the Kroiz
Gallery. Through May 31.
Like a War; 5 p.m.; Film Studies Room, Van Pelt-Dietrich
Library (South Asia Studies).
Yourself Campaign; voter registration, spoken word
and musical performances, videos and one of the original
copies of the Declaration of Independence; 11
a.m.-3 p.m.; Houston Hall (Government Relations; VPUL).
TBA; Dai Qing, Chinese Environmentalist; 11 a.m.;
rm. A7, David Rittenhouse Laboratories (East Asian Studies).
and African American Studies; Herman Beavers, English;
Mary Frances Berry, history; Melinda Chateauvert, University
of Maryland at College Park; Michael Eric Dyson, religious
studies; Barbara Savage, history; Rebecca Maynard, GSE;
4:30 p.m.; Terrace Room, Logan Hall (Center for Africana
Development and Cancer; Brian Keith, medicine; noon;
Conference Room, John Morgan Bldg. (Radiation Oncology).
Discussion of Lizabeth Cohen's A Consumer's Republic;
panelists from history, sociology, political science,
and real estate development & planning departments;
2 p.m.; rm. 209, College Hall (History; Urban Studies;
Justice in the African-American Community; Jose Anderson,
legal studies; noon; Ben Franklin Room, Houston Hall
(Dialogues on Race Committee).
Disparities and Health Literacy: Making the Connections,
Answering the Challenge; Vice Admiral Richard Carmona,
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services; 4 p.m.;
Auditorium, BRB II/III (Nursing).
23 Presidents' Perspective
on Integration in Higher Education; Judith Rodin,
president; Beverly Daniel Tatum, president, Spelman College;
5 p.m.; Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall (Dialogues on Race
Education in the 21st Century: The Global Challenge;
Alan Ruby, The Atlantic Philanthropies; 4:30 p.m.; Golkin
Room, Houston Hall (GSE).
deadline for the next Update is today March 16. The deadline
for the April AT PENN calendar is also today March 16.
For information, see www.upenn.edu/almanac/calendar/caldead-real.html.