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November 20, 2007, Volume 54, No. 13


30      Inventing History: Italian Literature between Philology and Theory in Celebration of the Centenary of Italian Nobel Prize Giosue Carducci (1835-1907); 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; Ben Franklin rm, Houston Hall; register: (215) 898-6040 (Italian Studies).

special event

26-30   Home Ownership Week; geared towards raising the awareness of the University community and the general public about the real estate market and other home ownership topics; free one hour sessions: noon-1 p.m. and 1-2 p.m.; a special Evening Reception with Presenters is scheduled for November 28, 6-8 p.m.; register: www.business-services.upenn.edu/homeownership/register; topics and locations are online; info.: (215) 898-7422 (Penn Home Ownership Services).

29       Beaujolais Nouveau Wine Tasting; 5-7 p.m.; University Club at Penn; RSVP: (215) 898-4618 (University Club).


30       Off the Beat, Rock a Cappella Concert; 8 p.m.; Harrison Auditorium, Penn Museum; $10, $8/students; info.: info@offthebeat.net; also December 1 (Off the Beat). 


29      Spectral Visualities in Karachi’s Public Sphere; Iftikhar Dadi, Cornell University; noon; rm. 816, Williams Hall (South Asia Center).  

30      The City as Canvas: Five Exemplary Artists and Bombay, 1965-1995; Beth Citron, history of art; 3:30 p.m.; Rich Seminar Room, Jaffe Bldg.  (History of Art).

Deadlines: Submissions for the Update are due every Monday for the following Tuesday’s issue.  The  deadline for the January AT PENN is Tuesday, December 18. For information see www.upenn.edu/almanac/calendar/caldead-real.html.

Almanac - November 20, 2007, Volume 54, No. 13