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January 26, 2010, Volume 56, No. 19

January

Children's Activity

30

A contiguous reading of all Maira Kalman’s children’s books, noon-3 p.m., ICA.

music

31

Daedalus String Quartet; 3 p.m.; Amado Recital Hall, Irvine Auditorium; free (Music).

MLK Events

26

Passing the Torch: Finishing the Race; Jamahal Boyd, PA Department of Health; noon; Claire M. Fagin Hall; info.: (215) 746-7957 (School of Nursing).

27

Pray the Devil Back to Hell; documentary about women who stood together to end a bloody civil war in Liberia; 5:30 p.m.; Crest Room, ARCH Bldg. (Penn Women’s Center; African Studies Department). 

28

Can We Develop a Beloved Community Within A Savage Society?; Brother Robb Carter, Men of Color at Penn; noon; Fireside Lounge, ARCH Bldg. (Men of Color at Penn). 

 

Yesterday’s Problems, Today: Do They Still Exist?; Sangam, Penn’s Premiere Pan-Asian discussion group; a discussion about the treatment of Japanese Americans throughout United States history; noon; Greenfield Intercultural Center (Sangam; Pan-Asian American Community House Student Programming Committee). 

 

Youth Art Contest; based on the theme “Service to Your Community,” showcasing work by  students from Alexander Wilson (K-6), Henry Lea (K-8), and Penn Alexander (middle) schools; 4 p.m.; W.E.B. Du Bois College House; RSVP: oaaeop@pobox.upenn.edu(Affirmative Action). 

29

Hidden Isms in Daily Life; while overt acts of racism, sexism, heterosexism and classism are more visible and easily identifiable, this workshop will focus on these ‘isms’ in their more subtle, yet equally destructive forms; noon; Fireside Lounge, ARCH Bldg. (Counseling and Psychological Services; African-American Resource Center; WPPSA). 

 

Jazz for King; annual jazz and poetry reading; 6 p.m.; W.E.B. Du Bois College House (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Symposium Executive Planning Committee; African-American Resource Center).

talk

27

Natural Security: The Shortcomings and Promises of the US Foreign Assistance; Kashif Hasnie, Center for Asia Pacific Policy; noon; Carolyn Hoff Lynch Auditorium, Chemistry Bldg. (Institute for Environmental Studies).

 

Related: “Let Me Down Easy” at the Zellerbach; 2010 Goldstone Forum: Malcolm Gladwell

AT PENN Deadlines: Submissions for the Update are due every Monday for the following Tuesday’s issue. The deadline for the March AT PENN calendar is February 9. For information see www.upenn.edu/almanac/calendar/caldead-real.html

Events are subject to change. Information can be found on the sponsoring department’s website. Sponsors are listed in parentheses. For locations, call (215) 898-5000 or see www.facilities.upenn.edu.

Additional events are in the January AT PENN calendar, www.upenn.edu/almanac. and the February AT PENN Calendar.

Almanac - January 26, 2010, Volume 56, No. 19