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October 10, 2006, Volume 53, No. 7
October AT PENN
Waiting For Godot

SAS Dean Rebecca Bushnell will give a talk, The Tragedy of Waiting for Godot, (see Update). Waiting for Godot (above) takes the stage at the Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg Center, for six shows—October 11-15. See www.pennpresents.org.

 


Conferences

12 The Nature and Role of Water as a Biological Solvent; 1-6 p.m.; Carolyn Hoff Lynch Lecture Hall, Cret Wing of Chemistry Laboratories (Chemistry; Biochemistry & Biophysics).

16 Cruel & Unusual Healthcare: Medicine Inside America’s Prison System; 6 p.m.; Reunion Hall, John Morgan Bldg. (LDI).

20 Center for AIDS Research Annual Retreat;

8 a.m.-5 p.m.; auditorium/lobby, BRB II/III; register by October 18, www.uphs.upenn.edu/aids/events/retreatreg.htm; submissions for call for abstracts by October 13, www.uphs.upenn.edu/aids/events/retreatabstract.htm (CFAR).

Films

11 Amelie; 9 p.m.; Heyer Sky Lounge, Harrison College House (Cinema Studies).

12 Do The Right Thing or The End of Violence; 5 p.m.; rm. 201, Fisher-Bennett Hall (Cinema Studies).

    The Death of Kevin Carter: Casuality of the Bang Bang Club; 6 p.m.; rm. 401, Fisher-Bennett Hall (Cinema Studies).

South Asia Center Film Series

Screenings: 6 p.m.; rm. 111, Annenberg School.

17 Bend It Like Beckham.

24 Mother Comes Home for Christmas followed by Nalini by Day, Nancy by Night.

31 Desperately Seeking Helen followed by Miss India Georgia.

Fitness/learning

18 College Workshop for Faculty Advisors; how to help students find positive ways to deal with pressures; 3-4:30 p.m.; Benjamin Franklin Room, Houston Hall; rsvp: mahar@sas.upenn.edu (College Office).

Readings/Signings

12 Judy Norsigian–Our Bodies, Our Selves; 1 p.m.; auditorium, School of Nursing (Nursing).

     Bill Novelli–50+: Igniting a Revolution to Re-invent America; 4 p.m.; Penn Bookstore (Bookstore).

14 Hill Harper—Letters to a Young Brother; 7 p.m.; ICA (AARC).

Talks

11 New Research Directions in Delirium; Sharon Inouye, Harvard University; 10:30 a.m.; Flyers/Sixers Surgery Theatre, Ground Floor, White Bldg., HUP; register: (215) 898-3163 (IOA).

     The Embattled Corporation; Hon. Richard Posner, U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals; 4:30 p.m.; rm. S240A, Law School (Institute for Law and Economics).

14 The Tragedy of Waiting for Godot; Rebecca Bushnell, Dean of SAS; 1 p.m.; Studio Theatre, Annenberg Center (SAS).

 

Deadlines: The deadline for the weekly Update is every Monday, for the following Tuesday’s issue. The deadline for the November AT PENN calendar is Tuesday, October 17. Submissions for classified ads are due every Thursday for the following Tuesday’s issue. For information see www.upenn.edu/almanac/calendar/caldead-real.html.
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