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January 17, 2012, Volume 58, No. 17

January AT PENN


18 Social Activism, Open Expression and Public Safety: A Formula for Social Change; panel discussion; noon; 2nd Floor Library, Penn Hillel (Public Safety; VPUL; Chaplain’s Office).

19 Are For-Profit Educational Corporations Good for Democracy?; roundtable discussion; 4:30 p.m.; new location: F95, Jon M. Huntsman Hall; RSVP: vakili@gse.upenn.edu(GSE; DCC).


18 The Forgotten Space; introduction by Allan Sekula, ; 7 p.m.; International House (History of Art; International House; Slought Foundation).


18 Looking Like a Language, Sounding like a Race: Making Latina/o Identities and Managing American Anxieties; Jonathan Rosa, anthropology; 6-8 p.m.; Terrace Room, Claudia Cohen Hall,(La Casa Latina; Latino Dialogue Institute; Latino Coalition).

19 Brothers Keep Dreaming...and Fighting: Intergenerational Reflections on the Man King and the Civil Rights Legacy; noon; LIFE Center; Continues February 2 (LIFE; Brotherhood@UPENN).

Women of Color at Penn Tea; a gathering acknowledging WOC Award recipients and participants. Speaker: Valarie Swain-Cade McCoullum; 2-3:30 p.m.; LGBT Center (VPUL).

23 Practice Power for Peace­—A Community Power Yoga Session;led by Public Safety’s John Wylie; bring your yoga mat; noon–1 p.m.; Terrace Room, Cohen Hall (UMOJA).


17 Opening reception for the current Burrison Gallery exhibit, Farrago by J. Adam Russell, will be held today at 5 p.m. in the gallery at the Inn at Penn. The exhibit runs through February 24. 


18 PPSA Workshop: Managing the University’s Budget; Steve Golding, VP for Finance & Treasurer; noon; Ben Franklin Rm., Houston Hall (PPSA).

What Can You Be with a PhD?; Nicole Gillespie, Knowles Science Teaching Foundation; 4 p.m.; Golkin Rm., Houston Hall (Career Services).

19 Preparing for Campus Interviews for Academic Jobs and Negotiating Offers—STEM; Robert Ghrist, SEAS; Alexis Nagengast, Widener; 4 p.m.; B26 Stiteler Hall (Career Services).

24 The World of Enigmatology; Will Shortz; crossword puzzle editor of the New York Times; 5:30 p.m.; Irvine Auditorium (Year of Games).


Related: Career Services Programs; Women's Health and the World's Cities

The January AT PENN calendar is online. The deadline for the weekly Update is each Monday for the following week’s issue. The deadline for the February AT PENN calendar is Tuesday, January 17. Information is on the sponsoring department’s website. Sponsors are in parentheses. For locations, call (215) 898-5000 or see www.facilities.upenn.edu

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