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May 8, 2012, Volume 58, No. 33


Maize MAYA 2012: Lords of Time
Close-up view of the Maize God stone carving, Copan, Honduras, 725 CE; one of 150 objects on view in the new exhibition. Object on loan from Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University. The exhibit continues at the Penn Museum through January 13. Go to www.penn.museum for more information.


The Master of Liberal Arts Capstone Forum on May 10 will be held in the Terrace Room of Claudia Cohen Hall at 5 p.m.

*CANCELLED* The next Book Club Discussion at the Penn Bookstore will take place May 30 at noon. The selection is Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff. This book selection was incorrectly listed with the May 2 meeting in the May AT PENN calendar. For more information, contact rkredo@exchange.upenn.edu


16  Daniel Lefcourt: Active Surplus; using the materials of scenic fabrication and sign making, Lefcourt’s work addresses conventions of exhibition and display; ICA (ICA). Through June 3.


16  The Forever Fix: Gene Therapy and the Boy Who Saved It; Ricki Lewis; 6 p.m.; Penn Bookstore.


18  Super Swap: Baby, Toddler, and Children’s Toys, Books, Gear, and Maternity Clothing; 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; Greenfield Intercultural Center; to donate items (not required), drop off at the Greenfield Intercultural Center two days before the swap, and no later than 10 a.m. the day of; required minimum $5 donation; info.: www.vpul.upenn.edu/pwc/events.php?id=1922 (New Parents @ Penn).


21   Home Ownership Seminar; overview of new incentives available for those interested in purchasing a home in West Philadelphia; 4 p.m.; Ben Franklin Room, Houston Hall; RSVP: phos@exchange.upenn.edu (Penn Home Ownership Services).

AT PENN Deadlines

The May AT PENN calendar is online at www.upenn.edu/almanac. The deadline for the weekly Update is next Monday for the May 22 issue. The deadline for the Summer AT PENN calendar, which includes events in June, July and August, isTuesday, May 8.

Information is on the sponsoring department’s website. Sponsors are in parentheses. For locations, call (215) 898-5000 or see www.facilities.upenn.edu


Almanac - May 8, 2012, Volume 58, No. 33