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March 12, 2013, Volume 59, No. 24

CONFERENCES

16  Breaking Down Walls: Intersections of Mass Incarceration and Its Implications, opening remarks, Glenn Martin, The Fortune Society; keynote Marc Lamont Hill; poets, dance groups, other artists 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Ibrahim Theatre, International House (SP2). Registration http://breakingdownwalls2013-es2005.eventbrite.com

FITNESS/LEARNING

20  Workshop: Home Buyers & Homeowners; information on discounted services, grants, and more; 3 p.m.; Starbucks Conference Room, 1920 Commons (PHOS).

MEETING

19  WXPN Policy Board Meeting; noon; 3025 Walnut Street; info.: (215) 898-0628.

READINGS & SIGNINGS

20  The Dinner; the monthly book club discusses Herman Koch’s novel; noon; Penn Bookstore (Penn Bookstore).

SPECIAL EVENTS

15   40 Years of Being a Village: Du Bois College House 40th Anniversary Celebration and Conference; featuring special guest speaker: Chaz Lamar Shepherd, actor, singer, songwriter; performances by The Inspiration and Excelano Project, and presentation of “The Ward: Race and Class in Du Bois’ Seventh Ward; 6-8 p.m.; Continues March 16. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. with keynote speaker; Lolita Jackson, ENG’89, and panel discussions; Du Bois College House; RSVP: https://dubois.house.upenn.edu/40thAnniversary%20 (Du Bois).

CHANGES OF DATE

         Is US Government Debt Different?; with Franklin Allen, finance; Charles Mooney, law; David Skeel, law; will be held on March 29 at noon; rm. 209, College Hall (Social Science and Policy Forum).

         Locks of Love Hair Drive will take place on April 7 (it was incorrectly listed in the March AT PENN as March 7); professional hair stylists will give free hair cuts to anyone willing to donate hair to make wigs for financially disadvantaged children experiencing hair loss; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Penn Newman Center; questions and RSVP: locksoflove.newman@gmail.com

 

AT PENN Deadlines
The March AT PENN calendar is online at www.upenn.edu/almanacThe deadline for the weekly Update is each Monday for the following week’s issue. The deadline for the April AT PENN calendar is today, March 12.

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 - March 12, 2013, Volume 59, No. 24