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March 26, 2013 Volume 59, No. 26
Unless otherwise noted, all events are open to the general public as well as to members of the University. For building locations, call (215) 898-5000 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. or see www.facilities.upenn.edu/ or the University’s website, www.upenn.edu. Listing of a phone number normally means tickets, reservations or registration required.
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On April 4, River North Dance Chicago, a "high-energy conglomerate of jazz, ballet and contemporary movement" (Naples Daily News) presents the world premiere of a performance dedicated to the life and music of Eva Cassidy, an artist who died years before her music became cult classics. See On Stage.



23  Last day of Classes.

24  Reading Days. Continues through April 26.

29  Final Examinations. Through May 7.


21  Becky Butterfly and the Story of the Wayward Wasp; Fantasy Weavers, original children’s fantasy opera; 2:30 & 4:30 p.m.; The Rotunda; free/children under 10, $5/students, seniors, children 10-13, $10/adults; reservations: (610) 389-9572 (The Rotunda).

Morris Arboretum
2     Sprouts to Saplings, Spring Explorers; six sessions; 4 p.m.; $150, $120/members. Continues April 9, 16, 23, 30 and May 7.

14  Insect-Inspired Art: Big Bugs Art Series; four sessions exploring bugs and various art techniques; 1 p.m.; $100, $85/members. Continues April 21, 28 and May 5.

18  Kids’ Nature Photography Workshop; four sessions; ages 8-12; cameras not provided; 4 p.m.; $100, $85/members. Continues April 25 and May 2, 9.

Penn Museum
Info.: www.penn.museum

14  Family Workshop: Roman Rituals; mold votives for wish-making; 1-4 p.m.; free w/ admission.

World Cafe Live: Peanut Butter and Jams
Doors open 11 a.m.; show begins 11:30 a.m.; tickets: www.worldcafelive.com

6     Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band; indie-rock; $6-7.

13  Rolie Polie Guacamole; rock/pop; $6-7.

20  Father Goose; reggae; $6-7.

28  Justin Roberts & The Not Ready for Naptime Players; indie-rock; $12.


3     Italicity: The Languages of Italy in the United States Between Tradition and Innovation; 3-5:30 p.m.; Golkin Room, Houston Hall; info./locations: http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/italians/events/index.html  Continues April 4, 9 a.m.-5:45 p.m., and April 5, 9 a.m.-6:30 p.m. (Italian Studies).

9     Gender & Water: Innovating Global Change; 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; 8th fl., Jon M. Huntsman Hall; tickets: $75, $20/students, $50/NGOs; register: http://pgwi.ticketleap.com/pgwiconference2013/ (Philadelphia Global Initiative, wH2O Journal of Gender & Water, The Wharton School IGEL, Drexel University School of Public Health).

12  The First Annual Dick Wolf Penn Cinema Studies Conference—The End of Cinema and the Future of Cinema Studies; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Slought Foundation (Cinema Studies).

16  Recent Advances in Breast and Ovarian Cancer Genetics; Mark Robson, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Jorge Reis-Filho, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Michael Goggins, Johns Hopkins University; 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; BRB Auditorium, Perelman School of Medicine; register: www.surveymonkey.com/s/BBKHM73 (Basser Research Center for BRCA).

19  31st Annual Maya Weekend 2013 Symposium—Recalling the Ancestors: Maya Traditions Across Time; Maya-related programming; 5 p.m.; Penn Museum; registration and pricing: www.penn.museum/events-calendar/details/1034-maya-weekend-2013.html  Continues April 20, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.(Museum).

25  CSCC Annual Conference: China’s Challenges: The Road Ahead; 8:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m.; Levy Conference Room, Silverman Hall. Continues April 26, 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m. (Center for East Asian Studies).

      Ottoman-Persian Exchanges, 16th-20th Centuries; 8:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; rm. 218, Houston Hall (Middle East Center).

29  Patterns of Relations: Jews, Christians, and Muslims in the Thirteenth-Century; 19th Annual Gruss Colloquium in Judaic Studies; 9:15 a.m.-6 p.m.; Amado Recital Hall, Irvine Auditorium (Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies).  Continues April 30, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.


Admission Donations and Hours                            
        Arthur Ross Gallery, Fisher Fine Arts Library: free; Tues.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., noon-5 p.m.; www.upenn.edu/ARG/

        Burrison Gallery, University Club at Penn: free; Mon.-Fri., 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 7 a.m.-1 p.m.; www.upenn.edu/universityclub/burrison.shtml

        Carol Ware Lobby, Fagin Hall: free; Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

        Charles Addams Fine Arts Gallery, Charles Addams Fine Arts Hall: free; Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m; Sat. by appointment.

        Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA): free; Wed., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; Thurs. and Fri., 11 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat. and Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; closed Mon. and Tues.; www.icaphila.org

        International House: Hours vary; info.: www.ihousephilly.org

        Morgan Fine Arts Building: free; Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

        Morris Arboretum: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; for prices, see www.upenn.edu/arboretum/

        Penn Museum: $12/adults; $10/seniors (65+); $8/children (6-17); free/members, PennCard holders and children under 5; Tues., Thurs.-Sun, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Wed., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; www.penn.museum

        Slought Foundation: free; Thurs.-Sat., 1-6 p.m.; www.slought.org

        Van Pelt-Dietrich Library; free/ID required; for hours see http://events.library.upenn.edu/cgi-bin/calendar.cgi

        Wistar Institute; free; Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

1     Big Bugs; sculptures by David Rogers; Morris Arboretum. Through August 31. See Special Events and Fitness/Learning.

3     The Treasures of Armenia; paintings, drawings and other media; International House; reception: 6 p.m. Through June 30.

6     In Waves: A Neighborhood in Transition; paintings by Daniel Wilder; Burrison Gallery; reception: April 11, 5 p.m. Through May 17.

9     Penn Abroad Photo Contest Exhibition; LGBT Center; reception: 4:30 p.m. Through April 18.

20  La Tauromaquia: Carnicero, Goya, and Picasso; prints exploring Spanish bullfighting; Arthur Ross Gallery. Through July 28. See Talks.

24  Karla Black; sculpture; ICA; reception: 6 p.m. Through July 28.

      Each One As She May; video, drawings, and sound installations; ICA; reception: 6 p.m. Through July 28.

        Cambodia: Temples and People; Jerry Porter, photographs; Burrison Gallery. Through April 5.

        Creating: Quilts of the Lakota; 20th and 21st century quilts from Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota; Arthur Ross Gallery. Through April 7.

        Graduate Drawing Seminar Exhibition; Morgan Physical Lab, Morgan Bldg. Through April 11.

        2013 Undergraduate Fine Arts Senior Thesis Exhibition; Charles Addams Gallery. Through April 19.

        How to Live Together?; Camille Henrot, multimedia films; Slought Foundation. Through May 4.

        Unearthing a Masterpiece: A Roman Mosaic from Lod, Israel; a unique mosaic dating to 300 CE; Penn Museum. Through May 19.

        The Days of the Commune; Zoe Beloff, video installation; Slought Foundation. Through May 30.

        White Petals Surround Your Yellow Heart; exhibition featuring work of artists engaged with clothing, adornment and self-presentation; ICA. Through July 28.

        Prehistoric Wessex: Towards a Deep Map; Kamin Gallery, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. Through August 12.

        A Legacy Inscribed: The Lawrence J. Schoenberg Collection of Manuscripts; Goldstein Family Gallery, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. Through August 16.

        Year of Proof: Making & Unmaking Race; Penn Museum. Through August 18.

        Deep in the Weeds; photographs by Rob Cardillo; Upper Gallery, Widener Visitor Center, Morris Arboretum; free w/ admission. Through January 31, 2014.

        Ormandy in China: The Historic 1973 Tour; Eugene Ormandy Gallery, Otto E. Albrecht Music Library, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. Through late 2014.

        IHP: The First 100 Years; archival documents; International House.

        John Cage: How to Get Started; interactive installation of a rarely heard performance; Slought Foundation.

        Human Evolution: The First 200 Million Years; Hover Gallery, 2nd floor, Penn Museum.

        The History of Nursing as Seen Through the Lens of Art; Carol Ware Lobby, Fagin Hall.

        Amarna, Ancient Egypt’s Place in the Sun; Worlds Intertwined: Etruscans, Greeks and Romans; Canaan and Ancient Israel; Living in Balance: The Universe of the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo and Apache; In the Artifact Lab: Conserving Egyptian Mummies; Mesoamerica; The Egyptian Mummy: Secrets and Science; Buddhism: History & Diversity of a Great Tradition; Africa; Iraq’s Ancient Past: Rediscovering Ur’s Royal Cemetery; On the Silk Road: Tashkent; Imagine Africa; Penn Museum.

Penn Museum Tours
Tours begin at 1:30 p.m., Warden Garden Entrance. Tour availability and topics subject to change. Free w/ admission. Info.: www.penn.museum

6    The Native American Southwest.

7    The Etruscan/Roman World.

13  A Thousand Miles Up the Nile.

14  Egypt of the Pharaohs.

20  The Mesoamerican World.

21  The Etruscan/Roman World.

27  The Native American Southwest.

28  World of the Ancient Greeks.

P.M. @ Penn Museum
Galleries stay open until 8 p.m., with a half-hour gallery tour at 5:30 p.m. Free w/ admission. Info.: www.penn.museum

10  2nd Wednesday Quizzo; 6 p.m.

       Free Community Night; 5-8 p.m.

FILMS Index 

1     Mónica Enríquez-Enríquez: Film Screening & Director’s Talk; part of the Philadelphia Queer Media Activism Series; 6-8 p.m.; The Rotunda; free (The Rotunda).

11  The Secret World of Arrietty; 6:30 p.m.; rm. 402, Claudia Cohen Hall (Center for East Asian Studies).

       Andrew’s Video Vault: No Way Home (1996) and The Man With Two Faces (1934); 8 p.m.; The Rotunda (The Rotunda, Cinema Studies).

16  Infrared: New Visions from the Queer Avant Garde; Q&A with curator Malic Amalya; 3 p.m.; LGBT Center (Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies, History of Art, English, Cinema Studies, Penn Humanities Forum, LGBT Center, PWC).

17  History and Mystery Cinema: Troy; with live commentary by Peter Struck, classical studies; 7 p.m.; free w/ admission; Penn Museum (Museum).

18  Saving Face; presented in conjunction with the Middle East Center’s Global Distinguished Lecture; 6 p.m.; Harrison Auditorium, Penn Museum; RSVP: http://globaldistinguishedlecture.eventbrite.com  See Talks (Middle East Center).

International House
Tickets: $9, $7/students and seniors; 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Purchase at http://ihousephilly.org

2     Am I Black Enough for You?

3     Play Like a Lion: The Legacy of Maestro Ali Akbar Khan.

4     Cinedelphia Film Festival: IHP 79-13: A Short Film Program.

5     Gregory Crewdson: Brief Encounters.

6     Little Fugitive.

10  We Are Winning, Don’t Forget.

12  The Burglars; 7:30 p.m.

13  Red Desert.

17  Cinema Komunisto.

18  Not-So-Silent Cinema presents Buster Keaton Shorts; 8 p.m.

19  The Cinema is Jonas Mekas: Friends and Artists.

20  The Cinema is Jonas Mekas: Selections from The 365 Days Project.

21  Deux Fois.

25  Drop City.

26  Motion Pictures Canyon Luminaries Program 2: Through the Looking Glass; 9 p.m.

27  Filadelfia Latin American Film Festival; 1:30-10 p.m.

30  ...But Then She’s Betty Carter and Storme: Lady of the Jewel Box.


Aerobic Cardio Fitness Class; 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Tuesdays and Thursdays; St. Agatha's and St. James Church, Parrish Hall (enter at back door), 38th and Chestnut; first class free, $8/class, $5/students; info.: Carolyn, (267) 251-3842.

1     Rape Aggression Defense Class Session VI; 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Penn Women’s Center; register: sdever@publicsafety.upenn.edu  Continues April 8, 15, 22. (UPPD, Trustees’ Council of Penn Women).

2     New Parents’ Discussion Group; noon; Penn Women’s Center; info.: jmertz@upenn.edu (PWC).

6     Rape Aggression Defense Class Session V; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Division of Public Safety, 4040 Chestnut St.; register: sdever@publicsafety.upenn.edu  Continues April 13 (UPPD, Trustees’ Council of Penn Women).

        The Sounds of West Philadelphia at LIFE: 3rd Annual Community Wellness Day; health screenings, free food and giveaways, music, face painting and other activities; 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; 4508 Chestnut St. (Nursing).

15  Benefits Open Enrollment begins.

16  Open Enrollment and Health Fair; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Hall of Flags, Houston Hall (HR).

18  Open Enrollment Fair; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Alumni Hall, New Bolton Center (HR).

25  Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day; info.: http://www.hr.upenn.edu (HR).

26  Benefits Open Enrollment ends.

Christian Association
1     Prayer and Scripture; 10:15-10:45 a.m.; Mondays, Tuesdays & Fridays.

        SLANGuage; 2:30-5:30 p.m.; Tuesdays.

3     Peacemaking Through the Arts; 3-5 p.m.; Wednesdays.

        Community Dinner; 6:30 p.m.; Wednesdays.

        Worship; 7:30-8:15 p.m.; Wednesdays.

4     Book Group; 7 p.m.; Thursdays.

Class of 1923 Arena: Penn Ice Rink
The Ice Rink will be closed until the 2013 fall semester.

ISC Technology Training
Classes at ISC labs, 3650 Chestnut St.; 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. unless otherwise specified. Open to faculty, staff and students; register: www.upenn.edu/computing/isc/training/oncampus.html

15  Business Objects Web Intelligence XI Beginning; $425.

16  Excel 2010 Introduction; $190.

17  Word 2010 Introduction; $190.

18  PowerPoint 2010 Introduction; $190.

23  Access 2010 Introduction; 2 days; 10 a.m.-4:45 p.m.; $357.

College of Liberal & Professional Studies
3   Walk-in Wednesdays; meet recruitment specialists and program directors; 11 a.m.-1 p.m. & 4:30-6 p.m.; ste. 100, 3440 Market St. Also April 10, 17 and 24.

Morris Arboretum
Classes held 9 a.m.-4 p.m. unless otherwise specified. Register: www.morrisarboretum.org

3     Wood Utilization and Value Recovery Workshop; learn how to cut and use ash trees with a morning lecture and afternoon field component; Brian Knox, Urban Hardwood Recovery Project; $125.

6     Garden Discovery Series: Spiders, Bugs & Beetles; 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; free w/ admission.

12  Native Wildflower Meadows: Let’s Get Real; workshop discussing design, implementation and management of native meadows; Larry Weaner, Larry Weaner Landscape Design Associates; $135.

17  Up By Roots: Healthy Soils and Trees in the Built Environment; workshop on soil principles; James Urban, FASLA; $135.

19  New Field Techniques for Tree Evaluation; workshop on tree condition and tree load potential; Jerry Bond, Urban Forestry LLC; $135.

Weigle Information Commons Workshops

3     iMovie; 10:30 a.m.

5     PowerPoint: Embedding Video; 2 p.m.

       Mapping and GIS: Office Hours; 2 p.m. Also April 12, 19.

8     Illustrator; 1:30 p.m.

10  Google: Search Tips & Tricks; 11 a.m.

       Photoshop: Layers; 2 p.m.

11  Technically Speaking Series: Video Camera Basics; 10:30 a.m.

       Zotero; 2 p.m.

12  WordPress: Basics; 11 a.m.

       Word: Office Hours; 2 p.m. Also April 19, 26.

15  Prezi; 10:30 a.m.

16  RefWorks; 3 p.m.

17  Blackboard: Office Hours: Assessment and Grading; 1 p.m. Also April 26, 10 a.m.

18  Technically Speaking Series: Mac Use Basics; 10:30 a.m.

19  Graphic Design: Does This Look Good? And Other Design Questions; 11 a.m.

23  Blackboard: Office Hours: General; 2 p.m.

HR: Professional and Personal Development Programs
Open to faculty and staff. Free unless otherwise noted. Register at knowledgelink.upenn.edu

2     Business Writing for Professionals; 9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m.; $75.

4     Multi-Generations in the Workplace; 1 p.m.

9     Office Etiquette Brown Bag: Creating and Maintaining a Good Work Environment; noon.

17  Brown Bag Matinee: Giving and Receiving Feedback; 1 p.m.

23  Using the Tuition Benefit for You and Your Family; noon.

HR: Quality of Worklife Workshops
Open to faculty and staff. Register at www.hr.upenn.edu/myhr/registration

10  Dealing with Emotions Professionally; noon; free.

24  Relaxing Ways to Manage Your Stress; noon; free.

HR: Healthy Living Workshops
Open to faculty and staff. Register at www.hr.upenn.edu/myhr/registration

11  Creating a Safe and Healthy Home; noon; free.

23  Cross-Cultural Miscommunication: Its Effects on Health and Wellness; noon; free.


3     University Council Meeting; 4-6 p.m.; Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall; register: ucouncil@pobox.upenn.edu or (215) 898-7005. Also April 24.

9     PPSA Board Meeting; 1 p.m.; rm. 435, Claire Fagin Hall; RSVP: ppsa@exchange.upenn.edu

16  WPPSA Meeting; 12:30 p.m.; rm. 217, Stiteler Hall.


4     Memorial Service for Dr. Robin Hochstrasser; 4 p.m.; Harrison Auditorium, Penn Museum; info.: cjeffrey@upenn.edu

20  Memorial Service for Dr. Malcolm Campbell; 3-6 p.m.; Lower Egyptian Gallery, Penn Museum.

MUSIC Index 

5     Penny Loafers Spring Show; 8 p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum; $8/Walk, $10/door, $6/groups of 8+. Also April 6. (ULAI).

       Penn Jazz presents: Swingin’ at the Vatican with Pope Francis Sinatra; 8 p.m.; Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall; $10/door, $7/Locust Walk. Also April 6, 8 p.m. (ULAI).

11  Ars Nova Workshop: ICP Orchestra; improvised music; 8 p.m.; International House; $15, $10/members (i-House).

13  Clef Club Senior Ensemble and Truth & Consequence; 7 p.m.; The Rotunda (The Rotunda).

Annenberg Center
Tickets: www.annenbergcenter.org

14  Hugh Masekela; 7 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre; $20-65.

28  Lila Downs; 7 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre; $20-55.

Music Department
5     Penn Contemporary Music; 8 p.m.; Rose Recital Hall, Fisher-Bennett Hall.

6     University Choir; 8 p.m.; Irvine Auditorium.

       Penn Wind Ensemble; 8 p.m.; Hall of Flags, Houston Hall.

7     Penn Flutes; 2 p.m.; Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall.

       Daedalus Quartet Presents: Chamberfest!; 3 p.m.; Rose Recital Hall, Fisher-Bennett Hall.

10  Penn Jazz Combos; 7 p.m.; Rose Recital Hall, Fisher-Bennett Hall.

11  Philadelphia Arab Music Ensemble; 8 p.m.; Rose Recital Hall, Fisher-Bennett Hall.

14  Ancient Voices; 3 p.m.; Amado Recital Hall, Irvine Auditorium.

16  Penn Composer’s Guild; 8 p.m.; Amado Recital Hall, Irvine Auditorium.

17  Penn Baroque and Recorder Ensembles; 8 p.m.; Rose Recital Hall, Fisher-Bennett Hall.

20  University Choral Society and Penn Symphony Orchestra, Parberry/Davis/Cummings; celebrating the 40th anniversary of Penn’s choral director; William Parberry, director; 8 p.m.; Irvine Auditorium.


3     Poet-tree En Motion; performance art and an open mic; 7 p.m.; The Rotunda; free, donations encouraged (The Rotunda).

4     Beautopia: A Face Odyssey; Mask and Wig’s 125th annual spring production; 8 p.m.; The Mask and Wig Clubhouse, 310 S. Quince St.; $15/students, $30/adults; tickets: www.maskandwig.com/tickets.html  Also April 5, 8 p.m.

5     Onda Latina Presents: Spring Show; 8 p.m.; Iron Gate Theatre; tickets: $8/Walk, $10/door.  Also April 6, 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.

       West Philly Swingers Presents: Live from West Philadelphia, It’s Saturday Night Swing!; 7:30 p.m.; Harold Prince Theater, Annenberg Center; $10/door, $8/Locust Walk. Also April 6, 7:30 p.m. (ULAI).

        PennSori A Cappella Presents: Ball Sori Hard; 8 p.m.; Kinter-Dietrich Galleries, Penn Museum; $10/door, $8/Locust Walk. Also April 6, 8 p.m. (ULAI).

17  Performance: Leif Elggren; Swedish performance artist, writer and musician giving sound performance; 6:30 p.m.; ICA (ICA).

Annenberg Center
Tickets: www.annenbergcenter.org

4     River North Dance Chicago; contemporary dance; 7:30 p.m.; Zellerbach Theater; $20-55. Also April 5, 8 p.m., April 6, 2 & 8 p.m.

International Children’s Festival
Through May 4.

30  The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer; 10 a.m. & noon; Bruce Montgomery Theatre; $10. Also May 2, 3, 10 a.m. & noon, May 4, noon & 2 p.m.(Annenberg Center).

        Reading in Concert: The Hip H’opera Project; Philadelphia high school students; 10 a.m.; Zellerbach Theatre; $10 (Art Sanctuary, Opera Company of Philadelphia).


Kelly Writers House
Info: http://writing.upenn.edu/wh/

1     Poetry Reading by Maggie O’Sullivan; 6 p.m.

2     Poetry Reading by David Kirby; 6 p.m. (Creative Writing Program).

4     RealArts@Penn presents Robert Sharenow; 5 p.m.

8     Poetry Reading by Robert Grenier and Stephen Ratcliffe; 6 p.m.

9     A Conversation with Robert Grenier and Stephen Ratcliffe; noon; RSVP: wh@writing.upenn.edu

       Cross Cultural Poetics: Isabel Cadenas Cañón and Edward Foster; 6 p.m.; RSVP: jalowent@writing.upenn.edu

10  Lunch Talk with David Lieberman; noon; RSVP: wh@writing.upenn.edu

       A Reading by Ariel Djanikan; 6 p.m.

11  Twit Crit Blog Launch featuring Patricia Lockwood; 7 p.m.

15  Old English Live; 7 p.m.

16  Cross Cultural Poetics: Lila Zemborain and Lawrence Venuti; 6 p.m.

       Charles Bernstein: Recalculating; 7 p.m.

17  Poetry Reading by Lynn Levin’s English 10 class; 2 p.m.

       Speakeasy Open Mic Night; 7:30 p.m.

18  Brave Testimony: Nikki Finney; 6 p.m. (Center for Africana Studies).

22  Reading by Rodrigo García; 6:30 p.m.; RSVP: whfellow@writing.upenn.edu or (215) 573-9749.

23  A Brunch Conversation with Rodrigo Garcia; 10 a.m.; RSVP: whfellow@writing.upenn.edu

       A Reading by Students in Ron Silliman’s English 111 course; 2:30 p.m.

       The Penn and Pencil Club Reading: An Evening of Fiction, Nonfiction and Poetry; 6 p.m.

26  A Reading by Jamie-Lee Josselyn’s Nonfiction Writing Workshop; 2:30 p.m.

Penn Bookstore
Info.: www.upenn.edu/bookstore

2     Unlearning Democracy: Campus Censorship and the End of the American Debate; Greg Lukianoff, lawyer; noon.

3     The Culture of Adoption; Peter Conn, English; 5:30 p.m.

10  Foodopoly: The Battle Over the Future of Food and Farming in America; Wenonah Hauter, Food & Water Watch; 6 p.m.

17  The Anatomy of Violence: The Biological Roots of Crime; Adrian Raine, criminology; 5:30 p.m.

22  Guerrilla Marketing; Michael Serazio, Fairfield University; 5:30 p.m.

24  Good Morning, Beautiful Business: The Unexpected Journey of an Activist Entrepreneur and Local Economy Pioneer; Judy Wicks, Sustainable Business Network; 6 p.m.

25  Bring Your Child to Work Day Special Event: My Name is Rebecca Romm; Rachel Levy Lesser; noon.

       Equilateral; Ken Kalfus, National Book Awards Finalist; 6 p.m.

29  Brandywine Boy; Adrian Morrison,  veterinary medicine; 5:30 p.m.


4     An Evening with Adele Chatfield-Taylor; Adele Chatfield, chair of the Friends of Arthur Ross Gallery; 6 p.m.; Arthur Ross Gallery; RSVP: renaedin@upenn.edu or (215) 898-3617 (ARG).

5     Relay for Life; 7 p.m.; Franklin Field (American Cancer Society).

6     Big Bugs Grand Opening Event; crafts and presentations; visitors invited to dress as bugs for parade; 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; Morris Arboretum; free w/ admission. See Exhibits. (Arboretum).

7     Locks of Love Hair Drive; hairstylists provide free cuts for all willing to donate 6 or more inches of hair; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Penn Newman Catholic Center; RSVP: locksoflove.newman@gmail.com

8     CollegePalooza; 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; College Green (SAS).

9     Models of Excellence Awards Ceremony and Reception; 4:30 p.m.; Irvine Auditorium; RSVP: QOWL@hr.upenn.eduor (215) 898-1012.

10  Philadelphia READS Community Night; storytelling, book drive and other activities; 5-8 p.m.; Penn Museum; free; register: http://philadelphiareadscommunitynight.eventbrite.com (Museum, GroundSwell).

        ICA Benefit; in honor of Leonard Lauder and the Whitney-Lauder Curatorial Fellows Program; 6:30 p.m.; ICA; RSVP: (215) 898-4980 or chmille@ica.upenn.edu (ICA).

12  Spring Fling: 40 Years of Fling; music, food and games; tickets/schedule: www.upennspringfling.com  Through April 13 (SPEC).

13  The Philadelphia Antiques Show: Antiques & Art from the 17th Through the 20th Century; benefitting Penn Medicine; 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; The Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch St.; $17/general admission, $25/guided show tour; tickets: www.thephiladelphiaantiquesshow.org  Continues April 14, April 15, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

       Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival; 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Morris Arboretum. Also April 20 (Arboretum).

16  Symbols of Power: Past and Present; Penn Museum Women’s Committee spring benefit event; Jennifer Wegner, Egyptian section; Afaf Meleis, nursing; lecture, luncheon, vendors and raffle; 10:30 a.m.; $125/Cleopatra, $90/Nefertiti; register: wc@museum.upenn.edu; Penn Museum (Museum).

19  Making History at Penn Park; a celebration of Penn’s campaign; performances by Train and John Legend; 5-9 p.m.; Penn Park; PennCard required.

20  Spring for Our School; the spring fundraiser for St. Mary’s Nursery School; 6-8:30 p.m.; LGBT Center; $30/adult; tickets: www.stmarysnursery.org

21  Rome’s Birthday: A Philadelphia International Festival of Arts Event; explore the ancient Roman Empire while enjoying music, food and arts and crafts; 1-4 p.m.; Penn Museum (Museum).

24  Long Live Our Treasures: The Science of Conservation and Preservation; meet leading conservators and researchers from around the city; 5 p.m.; Penn Museum; $12/day of, $6/advance, $5/educator with ID; tickets: www.philasciencefestival.org(Philadelphia Science Festival).

25  1st Annual UPstart Showcase; featuring innovators behind over 50 company projects; 4-7 p.m.; Quorum at the Science Center, 3711 Market St.; RSVP: admcd@ctt.upenn.edu (UPstart).


2     Baseball vs. TBD; Liberty Bell Classic; 3 p.m.

3     Softball vs. Monmouth; doubleheader; 4 p.m.

5     (W) Tennis vs. Brown; 2 p.m.

6     (W) Tennis vs. Yale; 2 p.m.

        (W) Rowing vs. Northeastern/Syracuse; Orange Challenge Cup; time TBD.

        (W) Rowing vs. Bucknell; time TBD.

        (M) Lightweight Rowing vs. Cornell, Harvard, Mercyhurst; Matthews-Leonard Cups;time TBD.               

11  Softball vs. Villanova; 6 p.m.

12  (W) Lacrosse vs. Dartmouth; 5 p.m.

13  Baseball vs. Princeton; doubleheader; noon.

       Softball vs. Princeton; doubleheader; 12:30 p.m.

       (M) Tennis vs. Dartmouth; 2 p.m.

       (M) Lightweight Rowing vs. Yale, Columbia; Dodge Cup; time TBD.

14  Baseball vs. Princeton; doubleheader; noon.

       Softball vs. Princeton; doubleheader; 12:30 p.m.

       (M) Tennis vs. Harvard; 2 p.m.

17  (W) Lacrosse vs. Princeton; 7 p.m.

19  (W) Tennis vs. Columbia; 2 p.m.

20  (M) Lightweight Rowing vs. Princeton, Georgetown; Wood-Hammond Cup; time TBD.

       (M) Heavyweight Rowing vs. Yale, Columbia; Blackwell Cup; time TBD.                                   

       (M) Lacrosse vs. Dartmouth; 1 p.m.

21  (M) Tennis vs. Cornell; 2 p.m.

24  Softball vs. Temple; 4 p.m.

25  119th Annual Penn Relays; all day; tickets: http://thepennrelays.com/  Through April 27.

27  Baseball vs. Columbia; doubleheader; noon.

       Softball vs. Columbia; doubleheader; 12:30 p.m.

TALKS Index 

1     Kin Coresidence among Hadza Hunter-Gatherers: Possibilities, Preferences, and Practices; Brian Wood, Yale University; noon; rm. 103, McNeil Bldg. (African Studies Center).

        Bar-coding of the Actin Track and Myosin Motor Function in the Cell;Matt Lord, University of Vermont; 2 p.m.; Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Bldg. (Pennsylvania Muscle Institute).

        Culture Nodes: Siza and Portzamparc in Brazil, 2008-2013; Carlos Eduardo Comas, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul; 6 p.m.; Lower Gallery, Meyerson Hall (PennDesign).

2     Career Narrative/Scholarship Autobiography; Dorothy Roberts, law; light lunch provided; noon; Class of ’62 Auditorium, John Morgan Bldg.; RSVP: Rachael Berget, rberget@mail.med.upenn.edu or (215) 898-7160; PennCard required (Penn Medicine).

        Knowledge by the Slice: The Higgs Particle: What is it and how has it been discovered?; Mark Trodden, physics; Elliot Lipeles, physics; noon; Cafe 58, Irvine Auditorium (SAS).

        The Extrajudicial Use of Drones: The Need for a Post-9/11 Legal Framework; Hon. Jane Harman, Woodrow Wilson International Center; 4:30 p.m.; Law School (Law).

        The Dope on New Drug Research and Testing; Lawrence Soma, Penn Vet; 6:30 p.m.; Alumni Hall, New Bolton Center; RSVP: beltb@vet.upenn.edu or (610) 925-6500 (Penn Vet).

3     60 Second Lectures: The Other 96% (of the Universe); Gary Bernstein, physics & astronomy; 11:55 a.m.; Stiteler Plaza (SAS).

        Jean Cocteau, Orson Welles, Pier Paolo Pasolini: An Archeology of Intermediality; Adalberto Müller, Universidade Federal Fluminense; noon; rm. 330, Fisher-Bennett Hall (Cinema Studies).

        Center for East Asian Studies Distinguished Lecture; Norma Field, University of Chicago; 4:30 p.m.; rm. B26, Stiteler Hall (CEAS).

        Internet Censorship, Surveillance, and Corporate Transparency; Dorothy Chou, Google; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 109, Annenberg School (Annenberg, Wharton, Law, Engineering, SAS).

        “Great Battles” Evening Lecture: The Scopes Monkey Trial; Janet Monge, Penn Museum; 6 p.m.; Penn Museum; $2/members, $5/advance, $10/door; register: www.penn.museum/greatbattles (Penn Museum, Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts).

        Thought Experiments: Human Geographies; Laura Kurgan, Columbia University; 6 p.m.; Lower Gallery, Meyerson Hall; register: http://bit.ly/YDYpM3 (PennDesign).

4     Heterogeneity in Breast Cancer; Kornelia Polyak, Harvard University; 10 a.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).

        The Tribunalization of African Violence and Making Sense of Africa’s Push-back; Kamari Clarke, Yale University; noon; rm. 639, Williams Hall (African Studies Center).

        Fematosecond Nanocrystallography Opens a New Era in Structural Biology; Petra Fromme, Arizona State University; noon; Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Bldg. (Biochemistry & Biophysics).

        South Asia Colloquium; Faisal Chaudhry, South Asia studies; noon; rm. 826, Williams Hall (South Asia Center).

        Claire M. Fagin Distinguished Researcher Lecture and Award: Clinical Research in Pediatric Critical Care – Not for the Faint of Heart; Martha Curley, nursing science; 3 p.m.; Ann L. Roy Auditorium, Claire M. Fagin Hall (Nursing).

        Penn MFA Lightning Lecture; Penn Fine Arts MFAs present five-minute lectures; 6:30 p.m.; ICA (ICA).

5     The David & Lyn Silfen University Forum: Open Learning and the Future of Higher Education; Thomas L. Friedman, New York Times; Hon. Martha J. Kanter, US Dept. of Education; William E. Kirwan, University System of Maryland; Daphne Koller, Coursera; President Amy Gutmann, moderator; noon; Irvine Auditorium; Register: http://www.upenn.edu/silfenforum/event.html

        Is Economic Inequality a Source of Financial Crisis?; James Galbraith, University of Texas at Austin; noon; rm. 110, Annenberg School (Social Science & Policy Forum).

        Citizen Claim-Making Strategies in Rural Rajasthan: Who Makes Demands for Public Services and How?; Gabrielle Kruks-Wisner, MIT; noon; Center for the Advanced Study of India; RSVP by April 3: casi@sas.upenn.edu or (215) 746-3159 (CASI).

        Rethink Health: Might Ostrom’s Insights be Useful in Health Care?; Elliott Fisher, Dartmouth College; noon; Colonial Penn Center Auditorium (LDI).

        A Moderated Q&A with Award-Winning Writer Theresa Rebeck; 3 p.m.; Bruce Montgomery Theater, Annenberg Center; $5, free w/ PennCard (Penn Theatre Initiative).

        Trying to Get One for Us Today; Kaja Silverman, history of art; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 113, Jaffe Bldg. (History of Art).

        Restoring a Double Architectural Icon: Notre Dame in Paris; Benjamin Mouton, Ecole de Chaillot; 5:30 p.m.; Upper Gallery, Meyerson Hall (PennDesign, Richard Morris Hunt Fellowship).

8     Kinesin-14:  A League of their Own; Susan Gilbert, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; 2 p.m.; Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Bldg. (Pennsylvania Muscle Institute).

        Pier Lecture: Martingale Unobserved Component Models and Particle MCMC; Neil Shepard, University of Oxford; 4 p.m.; rm. 395, McNeil Bldg. (Economics).

        2013 George Gerbner Lecture in Communication: You’re Doing It Wrong: What Academics Can Learn From Journalists, and Vice Versa; Paul Waldman, The American Prospect; 6 p.m.; rm. 109, Annenberg School (Annenberg).

10   60 Second Lectures: The Genome—The Inner Universe and the Best Place to Put Your Money; Junhyoung Kim, biology; 11:55 a.m.; Stiteler Plaza (SAS).

        Title TBA; Stefania Benini, Italian studies; noon; rm. 330, Fisher-Bennett Hall (Cinema Studies).

        Sympathetic Response: Vocal Arts and the Erotics of Persuasion in the Buddhist Literature of Medieval Japan; Charlotte Eubanks, Penn State University; 5 p.m.; rm. B21, Stiteler Hall (CEAS).

        Ultrafast DNA Sequencing-Speed Reading the Blueprint of Life; Robert Johnson, physics & astronomy; 7:30 p.m.; World Cafe Live (LRSM Science Café).

11  The Allosteric Mechanism of an Hsp70 Molecular Chaperone; Lila Gierasch, University of Massachusetts; noon; Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Bldg. (Biochemistry & Biophysics).

       Made in Australia; Richard Weller, landscape architecture; 6 p.m.; Upper Gallery, Meyerson Hall (PennDesign).

12  Greek Tragedies: Social Collapse and the Rise of Xenophobia; Nadina Christopoulou, Greek Council for Refugees; noon; rm. 205, College Hall (Social Science & Policy Forum).

13  Lyme Disease and Other Tick-Borne Diseases in Our Pets; Meryl Littman, medicine; 10 a.m.; Penn Med at Radnor; Register: http://bit.ly/Ygw67i (Penn Vet).

15  Title TBA; Don Rockey, Medical University of South Carolina; 2 p.m.; Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Bldg. (Pennsylvania Muscle Institute).

       The Kohn Pederson Fox Lecture; Sir Terry Farrell, Terry Farrell and Partners; 6 p.m.; Lower Gallery, Meyerson Hall (PennDesign).

16  Lightbulb Café: Living Deliberately: Monks, Saints, and the Contemplative Life; Justin McDaniel, religious studies; 6 p.m.; World Cafe Live (SAS).

17  60 Second Lectures: What Do We Know About the Boundary Between Normality and Abnormality?; Ayelet Ruscio, psychology; 11:55 a.m.; Stiteler Plaza (SAS).

       HIV Accessory Proteins and Their Cellular Targets: Starved for Attention; Nathaniel Landau, New York University; noon; Austrain Auditorium, Clinical Research Bldg. (CFAR, Microbiology, HIV Grand Rounds).

        The Pritchett Lecture; Phil Sharp, MIT; 4 p.m.; Rubenstein Auditorium, Smilow Center for Translational Research (Pharmacology).

        Medicine at the Margins; Steven Feierman, history; Harvey Friedman, infectious disease; Julie Livingston, Rutgers University; 5 p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum (Penn Humanities Forum).

18  Probing the Intricate Coupling Between Enzyme Dynamics and Substrate Turnover During Catalysis; Donald Hamelberg, Georgia State University; noon; Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Bldg. (Biochemistry & Biophysics).

       Can India Emerge as a Global Science Power?; Sabyasachi Bhattacharya, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research; Priyamvada Natarajan, Yale University; 4 p.m.; rm. 240A, Silverman Bldg.; Center for the Advanced Study of India (CASI).

       Global Distinguished Lecture: Saving Face; Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker; 6 p.m.; Harrison Auditorium, Penn Museum; free; RSVP: globaldistinguishedlecture.eventbrite.com (Africa Center, Middle East Center, CEAS). See Films.

        A Tale of Two Peoples: Phoenicians and Jews in the Land Beyond the River; Andrea Berlin, Boston University; 6:15 p.m.; Penn Museum; pay-what-you-want (Penn Museum).

19  Relative Prices, Prayer Mix and Regional Variations in Medical Care; Sean Nicholson, Cornell University; noon; Colonial Penn Center Auditorium (LDI).

       Symposium on La Tauromaquia: Carnicero, Goya, and Picasso; Janis A. Tomlison, University of Delaware; Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw, history of art; Jock Reynolds, Yale University; 1 p.m.; Auditorium G-7, Claudia Cohen Hall; $20; RSVP: renaedin@upenn.eduor (215) 898-3617. See Exhibits (ARG).

        Survival and Revival: Netherlandish and German Painting c. 1460-1530; Nathaniel Prottas, PhD candidate; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 113, Jaffe Bldg. (History of Art).

        Maya Weekend Keynote Lecture: Ancestors at Copan and Quirigua: Acts of Remembrance; Wendy Ashmore, anthropology; 5 p.m.; Penn Museum; $25 (Penn Museum).

20  My Friends! The Life and Work of Jonas Mekas; panel discussion; 2 p.m.; Ibrahim Theater, International House (I-House).

21  The Lod Mosaic in Context; C. Brian Rose, Penn Museum; Annette Reed, religious studies; Julia Wilker, classical studies; Ann Kuttner, history of art; 10:30 a.m.; Penn Museum; free w/ admission (Penn Museum).

22  MUSA GIS Earth Day; program on GIS; Marc Imhoff, Joint Global Change Research Institute; 5:30 p.m.; Lower Gallery, Meyerson Hall; register: http://musagisearthday.eventbrite.com (Penn IUR).

        Title TBA; David Drubin, University of California-Berkeley; 2 p.m.; Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Bldg. (Pennsylvania Muscle Institute).

        Rethinking Preservation in Light of Social Justice: What is to be Done?; Ned Kaufman, Pratt Institute; 6-8 p.m.; rm. B3, Meyerson Hall (PennDesign).

        The State of the Museum in America; Ford Bell, American Alliance of Museums; 6:30 p.m.; Class of ’78 Pavilion, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library; RSVP: renaedin@upenn.edu or (215) 898-3617 (ARG).

23  Systems Vaccinology; Bali Pulendran, Emory University; 4 p.m.; Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Bldg. (CFAR, Immunology Graduate Group).

24  Hypoxia, HIFs and Tumor Progression; M. Celeste Simon, cell & developmental biology; 10 a.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).

       Title TBA; C. Raja Mohan, Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi; noon; Center for the Advanced Study of India (CASI).

25  Flying Robots; Vijay Kumar, engineering; 4 p.m.; Skirkanich Hall (PASEF).

       Jews, Friars, and Beguines: Narrating the History of Thirteenth-Century Europe; John Van Engen, University of Notre Dame; 5 p.m.; Stephanie Grauman Wolf Room, McNeil Center for Early American Studies (Jewish Studies, History, Religious Studies).

       Race and Sports; featuring Olympic Gold Medalist Wyomia Tyus; 5:30 p.m.; rm. TBD, JMHH (Center for Africana Studies).

26  The Lambertsen Lecture;Rudi Jaenish, MIT; 4 p.m.; Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Bldg. (Pharmacology).

27  Penn at Saqqara; David Silverman, Penn Museum; 3:30 p.m.; Penn Museum; $8/general, free/members of ARCE, $5/Penn Museum members (Museum, American Research Center in Egypt Pennsylvania Chapter).

29  Road to Retirement Seminar; noon; Hourglass Room, Inn at Penn; RSVP: emeritus@pobox.upenn.edu or (215) 746-5972 (PASEF).

30  Eighth Annual Kolb Junior Fellows Spring Colloquium; features graduating and soon-to-be-graduating Junior Fellows of the Kolb Society; 2-5 p.m.; Penn Museum (Museum).