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February 16, 2010, Volume 56, No. 22




Gender in Judaism and Islam; 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m.; Ben Franklin Room, Houston Hall; info.: (215) 898-6654 (Middle East Center; Jewish Studies; Women’s Studies; Religious Studies; Law; Political Science; Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations; History; Nursing). 

26 31st Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum: Creativity, Crisis and Qualitative Research: Re-imagining Education in a Changing World; GSE; info./RSVP: www.gse.upenn.edu/cue/forum.php; also February 27 (GSE; Center for Urban Ethnography). 



I Luv Africa Film Series; guest speakers, free food and African cinema; info.: www.rwul.com; 2-7 p.m.; The Rotunda (RWUL). 

on stage


On Striver’s Row; African American Arts Alliance; 7 p.m.; Class of ’49 Auditorium, Houston Hall; also February 20 (PAC). 

special Event


Help for Haiti: Beyond Media Coverage; an educational benefit evening to raise awareness and money for Haiti; learn more about the history, culture, and traditions of Haiti; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; $10; Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum (Museum).



Philosopher King: Reading Between the Lines; Anita Allen, Penn Law; 11:45 a.m.; Center for Africana Studies; RSVP: africana@sas.upenn.edu (CFAS). 

24 Criminal Brains: What Causes Violent and Criminal Behavior?; Adrian Raine, criminology, psychiatry, psychology; noon; Terrace Room, Claudia Cohen Hall (SAS).   


Related: Papua New Guinea: Photos at the Burrison from the Mt. Hagen Singsing

AT PENN Deadlines: Submissions for the Update are due every Monday for the following Tuesday’s issue. The deadline for the April AT PENN calendar is Tuesday, March 16. 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 February AT PENN calendar.


Almanac - February 16, 2010, Volume 56, No. 22