24 Madchen in Uniform; 7 p.m.; Cinema at Penn, 3925 Walnut St. (Cinema Studies).
29 Zatoichi; Japanese; 8 p.m.; Film Lounge, Van Pelt Manor (Cinema Studies).
31 Olympic II: Festival of Beauty; Cinema at Penn, 3925 Walnut St. (Cinema Studies).
31 Jeffrey Haden Shurdut; 8 p.m.; Cinema at Penn, 3925 Walnut St.
27 Selling Democracy Symposium; 9-11 a.m.; Terrace Room, Logan Hall; film screenings: January 28, 29 at the International House; info./register: www.pgcs.asc.upenn.edu/events_sellingdemocracy.php (Cinema Studies).
30 6th Annual Robert Burns Lunch; Burns’ poetry reading with a bagpiper, a la carte Scottish menu and single malt scotch; 12:15 p.m.; Children’s Lunchroom, Penn Museum; $10, $6; info.: (215) 898-4089 (Penn Museum Catering).
25 A NOD to Pro-Inflammatory Cell Death: Mouse Macrophages Detect Cytosolic Flagellin to Restrict Legionella Infection; Michele Swanson, University of Michigan; noon; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Microbiology).
Show Me the Money; Michael Bryan, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland; 5 p.m.; ICA (ICA).
Merchant Princes of the Silk Road and Their Homeland: Archaeological Discoveries of Pianjikent; Boris Marshak, State Hermitage Museum, Russia;5:30 p.m.; classroom 2, Penn Museum (Center for Ancient Studies).
26 Silks from Central Asia: On the So-Called Soghdian Silks; Boris Marshak, State Hermitage Museum, Russia; 5 p.m.; rm. B14, Meyerson Hall (Center for Ancient Studies).
27 Another Approach to the Sino-Soghdian Tomb Reliefs; Boris Marshak, State Hermitage Museum, Russia;11 a.m.; rm. B2, Meyerson Hall(Center for Ancient Studies).
Christ and the Samaritan Woman: The Emergence of a New Subject in Late Medieval Art and Why that Matters; Lynn Ransom, Penn Humanities Forum; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 201, Jaffe Bldg. (History of Art).
30 Mitotic Spindle Formation: What it takes to find a chromosome; Alexey Khodjakov, Wadsworth Center; 2 p.m.; Class of ’62 Auditorium, John Morgan Bldg. (PMI).
31 Future Scenarios for Human Resource Management; Roch Parayre, Mack Center for Technological Innovation; 7:30 a.m.; G06, Jon M. Huntsman Hall (Human Capital Institute; Wharton).
New Methods to Study Cell Migration; Kenneth Jacobson, University of North Carolina; noon; rm. 2000, Vagelos Research Labs (Institute for Medicine & Engineering).
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Almanac, Vol. 52, No. 19, January 24, 2006