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September AT PENN

EXHIBIT

Now   Invisible Afro Latinos in the Arts; works show the lives, cultures and identities of the Latin American Afro Latino population; Fox Gallery, Logan Hall; reception: September 27, 6 p.m., Terrace Room, Logan Hall. Through October 1.

Film

27 Cannibal Tours; 7 p.m.; rm. 109, Annenberg School (Cinema Studies).

TALKS

22  60-Second Lecture–Down with Fractions!; Dennis DeTurck, mathematics; noon; Locust Walk; rain location, Houston Hall (SAS).

Transforming Cities: Positive Outcomes of Public/Private Engagement; Judith Rodin, chair of PIUR Advisory Board; Alice Rivlin, senior fellow, The Brookings Institution; John Timoney, chief of police, City of Miami; James Nevels, Philadelphia School Reform Commission & The Swarthmore Group, Inc.; 3:30 p.m.; 8th floor, Colloquium Room, Jon M. Huntsman Hall (PIUR).

Pancho Villa Meets Sun-yat Sen: Third World Revolution and the History of Hollywood Film; Curtis Marez, University of Southern California; 4 p.m.; Conference Room, Center for Africana Studies (Latin American and Latino Studies).

The Field of Film/Literature; Timothy Corrigan, cinema studies; 6 p.m.; Gates Room, Van Pelt Library (Cinema Studies).

23  Oscar Micheaux and Black Independent Cinema; Peter Decherney, cinema studies; 7 p.m.; Multi-Purpose Room, Du Bois House (Social Consciousness in Black Film).

24  The Impact of Firearm Death on Life Expectancy: A FICAP Pilot Project; Jeane Lemaire, Wharton; 9:30 a.m.; Ben Franklin Room, Houston Hall (FICAP).

Abstract Abstraction? I.M. Pei's East Building and Modernism as the End of the Twentieth Century; David Brownlee, history of art; 3 p.m.; rm. 201, Jaffe Bldg. (History of Art).

27  Molecular Adaptation of Cytokins and Their Receptors; Scott Walsh, Ohio State University; 10 a.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).

29 60-Second Lecture–Sight of Sight, Right of Sight, and Rite of Sight: Exploring the Culture of Seeing!; Renata Holod, history of art; noon; Locust Walk; rain location, Houston Hall (SAS).

Deadlines: The deadline for the weekly Update is each Tuesday, for the following Tuesday's issue. The deadline for the November at Penn calendar is October 12. For information, see www.upenn.edu/almanac/calendar/caldead-real.html.

The deadline for Speaking Out is Thursday, for the following Tuesday's issue, subject to the right-of-reply guidelines. For more information about the Guidelines for Readers and Contributors, see www.upenn.edu/almanac/about/spoutgui.html.

 

 


  Almanac, Vol. 51, No. 4, September 21, 2004

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