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Update

MARCH AT PENN

CHANGE

The Undergraduate 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.

The All 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 than published.

CONFERENCES

19    Community 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).

Undergraduate 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).

20    Tantra 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 haimanti@sas.upenn.edu (South Asia Studies).

EXHIBITS

23    Penn Print Annual; large print and digital works by fine arts students; Dean's Alley, Meyerson Hall. Through March 26.

Now

PAFA; 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 April 2.

Only Controversial and Not Detrimental: The Legacy of Modern Design in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia; 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.

FILM

18    Something Like a War; 5 p.m.; Film Studies Room, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library (South Asia Studies).

SPECIAL EVENT

18    Declare 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).

TALKS

17    Title TBA; Dai Qing, Chinese Environmentalist; 11 a.m.; rm. A7, David Rittenhouse Laboratories (East Asian Studies).

Sexualties 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 Studies)

18    Hypoxia, Development and Cancer; Brian Keith, medicine; noon; Conference Room, John Morgan Bldg. (Radiation Oncology).

19    A 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; SAS).

22    Evolving Justice in the African-American Community; Jose Anderson, legal studies; noon; Ben Franklin Room, Houston Hall (Dialogues on Race Committee).

Health 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 Committee).

24    Higher Education in the 21st Century: The Global Challenge; Alan Ruby, The Atlantic Philanthropies; 4:30 p.m.; Golkin Room, Houston Hall (GSE).

Deadlines:  The 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.

 

 


  Almanac, Vol. 50, No. 25, March 16, 2004

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