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March AT PENN

CONFERENCE

4/25Penn Summit on Global Issues in Women’s Health: Safe Womanhood in an Unsafe World; 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg Center; register by March 22 (Nursing). Continues April 26.

EXHIBIT

Now Deccan Traverses: From Naked County to Garden City; on-going transformation of  Bangalore, India through prints, paintings, maps and digital images; Lower Gallery, Meyerson Hall. Through April 2.

Films

22  Clerks; 5 p.m.; followed by Reefer Madness, 7 p.m.; Bridge Cinema de Lux (Cinema Studies).

FITNESS/LEARNING

Office of Community Housing
Classes are held at 4046 Walnut St. at noon and 1 p.m. Register: laedonal@pobox.upenn.edu.

23  First Time Homebuyers.

31  Credit Counseling & Repair.

ON STAGE

17  The Glee Club’s 143rd Annual Production: Pennsylvania Jones and the Tempo of Doom; 8 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg Center; $10/$6 advance sale with PennCard/freshmen free. Continues March 18, 19.

19  13th Annual Spring Cultural Show–The Big Kahani: A Desi Tale; 7 p.m.; Irvine Auditorium; tickets on sale on Locust Walk; info.: swati@sasboard.org (South Asia Society).

READING/SIGNING

18  Valerie Wilson Wesley–Playing My Mother’s Blues; 1 p.m.; Penn Bookstore.

SPECIAL EVENTS

17    Third Annual Penn Arts Day; luncheon and workshops for the Arts & Culture Boards of Overseers members and volunteers; speakers: John Zeller, vp for development; Al Filreis, English; Paul Meyer, Morris Arboretum; Arthur Cohen, ICA Board; noon-5 p.m.; Arthur Ross Gallery & Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. Reservations required, call (215) 898-7005. (Office of the Secretary; Office of the Provost; Provost’s Council on Arts and Culture).

18  Friday Night at the Oasis; food, dance and music of the Middle East; 6 p.m.; International House; $6, $3/children 12 and under (I-House).

21  Navruz Celebration; spring festival celebrated by Zoroastrians from India and the New Year for Iranians; lunch and talk by Brian Spooner, anthropology; noon; Golkin Room, Houston Hall; $6; RSVP by March 18 to (215) 898-6341 (Penn Zoroastrian Association).

TALKS

16  On Kenji Mizoguchi’s “Utamaro”; Julie Davis, history of art; 6 p.m.; rm. B1, Vance Hall (Cinema Studies).

17  The Indian Constitution and the Problem of History; Uday Mehta, Amherst College; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 345, Penn Museum (Enthnohistory).

21    Shifting Consent Rates: How the Study of Presumptive Approach Changed Organ Donor Requesting; Sheldon Zink, Center for Bioethics; noon; Auditorium, Center for Bioethics (Bioethics).

23  What’s the Matter with Yoo? The Crime of Torture, the Role of Lawyers and the Importance of Abu Ghraib; Lisa Hajjar, U.C. Santa Barbara; Joseph Lowry, Arabic and Islamic studies; noon; 3rd floor Seminar Room, Asch Center; RSVP: spillman@sas.upenn.edu (Middle East Center).

Wither the Rule of Law? Abu Ghraib, Torture, and the Future of U.S. Democracy; Lisa Hajjar, U.C. Santa Barbara; 7 p.m.; Terrace Room, Logan Hall (Middle East Center).

Deadline: The deadline for the April AT PENN calendar is  today, March 15. For information see www.upenn.edu/almanac/calendar/caldead-real.html.

 

 



 
  Almanac, Vol. 51, No. 24, March 15, 2005

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