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January 16, 2007, Volume 53, No. 18
January AT PENN



Structural and Molecular Basis of Antibody Neutralization of Flaviruses; Michael Diamond, Purdue University; noon; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Microbiology).


Learning from the Challenges: Latino Youth and Education in the Philadelphia Area; Stanton Wortham, GSE; Maria Mills-Torres, School District of Philadelphia; Johnny Irizarry, The Lighthouse of Philadelphia; noon; 3401 Walnut St., Suite 331A (Latin American & Latino Studies).


Tropicalia: Revolution in Brazilian Culture; Carlos Basualdo, Philadelphia Museum of Art; 4:30 p.m.; rm. B-3, Meyerson Hall (Fine Arts).


An Intimate Encounter: Jewish Culture Under Islam in Islam’s Classical Age; Ross Brann, Cornell University; 7 p.m.; Center for Advanced Judaic Studies (CAJS).


Towards a Beloved Community: Asian Americans Working for Social Change; representatives from Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, The Liberty Center for Survivors of Torture, Asian Arts Initiative, Taxi Workers Alliance of PA, and the Cambodian Association; 7 p.m.; Greenfield Intercultural Center (GIC).


The Greater Philadelphia Labor Market and the Working Poor; Lance Haver, City of Philadelphia; Jeff Hornstein, Service Employees International Union; Anne O’Callaghan, Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians; Thomas Sugrue, history; 4:30 p.m.; Rooftop Lounge, Harnwell College House; RSVP: (215) 898-7799 (Urban Studies).


Deregulation and Reregulation in the Electric Utility Industry; Andrew Huemmler, formerly with PECO Energy; noon; Carolyn Hoff Lynch Lecture Hall, Cret Wing, Chemistry Labs (Earth and Environmental Science).


Quorum Sensing in Vibrio Cholerae Pathogenesis; Jun Zhu, microbiology; noon; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Microbiology).


Deadlines: The deadline for the weekly Update is every Monday, for the following Tuesday’s issue. The deadline for the February AT PENN calendar is Tuesday, January 16. For information see www.upenn.edu/almanac/calendar/caldead-real.html.


Almanac - January 16, 2007, Volume 53, No. 18