November AT PENN
Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal, Canada's leading contemporary ballet company returns to the Annenberg Center's Zellerbach Theatre, November 11-13, to perform works by three of Europe's contemporary choreographers: Without Words by Nacho Duato, Solo for Two by Mats Ek, and Six Dances by Jiri Kylián. For tickets, call (215) 898-3900 or order online at www.pennpresents.org.
11 Marvin Lazerson–The Education Gospel: The Economic Power of Schooling; 3:30 p.m.; Penn Bookstore (Bookstore).
9 Moving Forward after the Election: An Informal Discussion; 8 p.m.; Civic House (Civic House).
10 Systems Approach to Planning in Project-Driven Organizations; Nick Pudar, Global Planning & Strategic Initiatives; 4 p.m.; Wu & Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall (Electrical and Systems Engineering).
11 Cell Cycle Regulation in Hypoxic Cells; Lawrence Gardner, NYU; noon; Conference Room, John Morgan Bldg. (Radiation Oncology).
Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic: Alphabetic Literacy, Indigenous American Media, and Communicative Pragmatics; Galen Brokaw, SUNY at Buffalo; 5 p.m.; Cherpack Lounge, Williams Hall (Latin American and Latino Studies).
15 Sheikhs, Labs, Doctors and Bodies: The Egyptian Transplant Theater; Debra Budiani, Michigan State University; noon; Center for Bioethics (Center for Bioethics).
*Rescheduled for 12/6* Targeting Host Transcription by Direct Histone Lysine Methylation: The Role of a Viral SET Domain; Ming-Ming Zhou, Mount Siani School of Medicine; 10 a.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).
The Scaffolding Protein IQGAP1 Integrates Diverse Signaling Pathways; David Sacks, Harvard; 2 p.m.; Reunion Hall, John Morgan Bldg. (Pennsylvania Muscle Institute).
he Current Healthcare Situation in Afghanistan; Said Tayeb Jawad, Ambassador of Afghanistan to U.S.; 7 p.m.; International House (I-House; Embassy of Afghanistan).
18 Thoughts on Sports and Integrity; Bob Costas, sportscaster and talk-show host; 8 p.m.; Irvine Auditorium; lottery for free tickets ends today November 9 at midnight; info.: www.specevents.net (Provost's Spotlight Series; SPEC Connaissance).
Deadlines: The deadline for the December AT PENN calendar is today Tuesday, November 9. For more information see www.upenn.edu/almanac/calendar/caldead-real.html.
Almanac, Vol. 51, No. 11, November 9, 2004