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January 22, 2008, Volume 54, No. 18


Now     Recent Paintings by Anne Gilley; Burrison Gallery; opening reception: January 25, 5 p.m. Through February 29.


24     The Hollywood Diva...A Film Series; showing Greta Garbo in Grand Hotel; 7 p.m.; Sky Lounge, Harrison College House; PennCard needed (Penn Cinema).

25     Bound for Glory; 3 p.m.; LGBT Center (GET-UP Film Series).


29     Bartending Academy Course; registration at www.pennstudentagencies.com (PSA).

Special Event

28     8th Annual Robert Burns Lunch; Scottish food with Burns poetry and song accompaniment; 12:15 p.m.; Penn Museum Café; info.: (215) 898-4089 (Penn Museum Catering).

On Stage

25     Emily Sachs Benefit Dance Show; Collaboration of the performing dance troupes at Penn; 8-10 p.m.; Iron Gates Theatre, 37th and Chestnut Streets. Also January 26 (Penn Dance Arts Council).


22     Sicko Seminar; Mark Meaney, National Institute for Patient Rights; Donna Smith, President of the American Patients for Universal Healthcare; 5 p.m.; rm. G55, Jon M. Huntsman Hall (Cinema Studies; Penn Democrats; Fox Leadership; SPEC).

23     Killed in the Crush: A Medieval Pre-History of Cinematic Special Effect; Alison Griffiths, Baruch College, CUNY; 5:30 p.m.; rm. 401, Fisher Bennett-Hall (Cinema Studies).

24     Histone and Phosphoinositide Codes; Tanya Kutateladze, University of Colorado; noon; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Biochemistry and Biophysics).

          Is the Climate Changing?; Benjamin Horton; earth and environmental sciences; 6 p.m.; Bubble House (Penn Science Café).

          Jews, Christians and the Roman Empire: An Introduction; Natalie Dohrmann, The Jewish Quarterly Review; 7 p.m.; Center for Advanced Judaic Studies (Center for Advanced Judaic Studies).

28     Choosing Not to Integrate;Brian Larkin, Columbia University; noon; Sweeten Alumni House (SPEC-TRUM; Makuu). 

          Genetic Dissection of Toxoplasma Gondii Cell Biology; Marc-Jan Gubbels, Boston College; 4 p.m.; rm. 132, Hill Pavilion (Laboratory of Parasitology, Vet Medicine).

30     Carbon Trading–Changes Everything; Andrew Huemmler, formerly of Exelon Generation Company; noon; Carolyn Hoff Lynch Auditorium, Chemistry Bldg.  (Institute for Environmental Studies).

 31     Protein Folding by Chaperonins and Misfolding in ALS; Art Horwich, Yale University; noon; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Biochemistry and Biophysics). 

Deadlines: Submissions for the Update are due today for next Tuesday’s issue. The  deadline for the March AT PENN is Tuesday, February 12.  For information see www.upenn.edu/almanac/calendar/caldead-real.html.

Almanac - January 22, 2008, Volume 54, No. 18