|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.
|Hijinks with the sphinx
(above) This October, the Penn Museum is celebrating 100 years of their famous 3,200 year-old granite Sphinx in Philadelphia. October 19—National Archaeology Day—Hijinks with the Sphinx will include storytelling, trivia contests, special artifacts on display, an ancient hairstyles demonstration and an Indian Jones-style obstacle course. Children are also invited to sleepover with the Sphinx on October 18-19 as part of the popular 40 Winks with the Sphinx program. See Children's Activities and Special Events.
4 Drop Period ends.
Family Weekend. Through October 6.
10 Fall Term Break. Through October 13.
14 Classes Resume.
21 Advanced Registration for Spring Term. Through November 3.
Register: (215) 247-5777 ext. 125
3 Kids’ Nature Photography Workshop; ages 8-12; 4 p.m.; $100, $85/members. Thursdays through October 24.
4 Cool Beans Band Music and Art Series; 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; $150, $120/members.
5 Garden Discovery Series: Paleobotany Play Dough; ages 2-5; 11 a.m.; free with admission.
8 Storytime at Morris Arboretum; 10:30 a.m.; free with admission. Also October 22.
13 Owl Puppets; family workshop; 1-4 p.m.; free with admission.
18 40 Winks with the Sphinx; ages 6-12; 5:30 p.m.; through October 19, 9 a.m.; $50, $40/ members; register: www.penn.museum/40winks
26 Gallery Romp: Egypt; ages 3-6 explore the Egyptian gallery; 10:30 a.m.; register: firstname.lastname@example.org
World Cafe Live: Peanut Butter and Jams
Shows begin 11:30 a.m.
5 Mister G; bilingual performance in Spanish and English; 11:30 a.m.; $10.
12 Dan Zanes & Elizabeth Mitchell; 11 a.m.; $18.
19 Lolly and Yoyo; 11:30 a.m.; $10.
26 Baby Loves Disco “Halloween”; 11 a.m.; $14.
31 Halloween with Charlie Hope; 10:30 a.m.; $10.
Annual Academic Career Conference; workshops, panel programs for Penn doctoral students & postdocs; register: www.vpul.upenn.eduThrough November 8 (Career Services, Vice Provost for Education).
4 Healthy Aging, Cognitive Impairment and Dementia: Diagnosis, Care, Treatment and Prevention; 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; BRB II/III Auditorium; $135; info.: email@example.com or (215) 746-6463. Through October 5 (Psychiatry & Penn Behavioral Health).
CASI Student Programs Symposium; interns present on experiences living & working in India; 2-5 p.m.; Silverstein Forum, Stiteler Hall (Center for the Advanced Study of India).
10 Penn Institute for Computational Science; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Wu & Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall; register by October 1: www.seas.upenn.edu/research/pics/rsvp/(PICS).
11 Legacy and Innovation–Unlocking Value in Regional Energy Assets; 9 a.m.–4 p.m.; Fitts Auditorium, Penn Law; faculty & staff attend free, email for promotion code: firstname.lastname@example.org ; $10; register: www.legacyandinnovation.org (Legacy and Innovation).
14 8th Annual International Symposium—2013 ITMAT Harnessing the Paradox: Personalization and the Science of Scale; 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Translational Research Center; register: www.itmat.upenn.edu Continues October 15, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. (ITMAT).
17 Africana Studies Future of the Field; 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Claudia Cohen Hall; register: https://africana.sas.upenn.edu Through October 18 (Africana Studies).
18 Ancient Drugs: Pharmacology Across the Ancient World; 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum (Center for Ancient Studies).
Adult ADHD: Symptoms, Conceptualization, Assessment and Treatment; 8 a.m.; Smilow Center for Translational Research Auditorium; $135; email@example.com or (215) 746-6463 (Psychiatry, Penn Behavioral Health).
A Visual Legal Advocacy Roundtable; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Penn Law; free to PennCard holders; RSVP: https://upenn.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_5zrCSD2loGr7KaV (Penn Program on Documentaries & the Law).
25 Transmission of Neurodegenerative Disease Pathologies: New Insights into the Progression of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Related Disorders; 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; BRB II/III Auditorium; register: www.med.upenn.edu/cndr/CNDR2013ResearchRetreat.shtml (PSOM).
31 2013 Women of Color at Penn Conference—Definition of Family Among Women of Color; University Sheraton; time/cost: www.upenn.edu/aarc/wocap Through November 1 (WOCAP).
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.
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
Kroiz Gallery: free; Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; www.design.upenn.edu/architecture/kroiz-gallery-exhibitions
Morris Arboretum: Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thursday nights open until 8:30 p.m.; for prices, see www.morrisarboretum.org
Penn Museum: $15/adults; $13/seniors (65+); $10/children (6-17), students; free/members, PennCard holders and children under 5; Tues.,-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; first Wed. of each month,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
5 Scarecrow Walk; more than 30 scarecrows along Oak Allée. Vote for your favorite and determine winners; Morris Arboretum. Through October 20.
16 Aubrie Costello: Silk Grafitti; fiber installation; International House; reception: October 16, 6 p.m.; RSVP: http://tinyurl.com/kt49lt8. Through December 31.
25 Eat, Drink and Dance the Night Away: Song and Dance from the Penn Libraries Music Collections; recordings of songs and dances from sheet music collections in honor of the Year of Sound; 1st floor, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. Through January 31, 2014.
Shirley Steele; digital prints; Burrison Gallery; reception: October 11, 5 p.m. Through November 7.
Recent Acquisitions; materials from the Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies, the Fisher Fine Arts Library, the Middle Eastern Collection and the Rare Book & Manuscript Library; Goldstein Family Gallery, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. Through December 13.
Auguste Rodin: The Human Experience; 20 bronze sculptures from the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Collections; Arthur Ross Gallery. Through December 22. See Films and Music.
Jason Rhoades, Four Roads; navigate four interpretive paths: Jason Rhoades American Artist, Jason the Mason, systems, and taboo; ICA. Through December 29.
Recent Acquisitions; Kamin Gallery, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. Through January 24, 2014.
Deep in the Weeds; photographs by Rob Cardillo; Upper Gallery, Widener Visitor Center, Morris Arboretum. Through January 31, 2014.
Black Bodies in Propaganda; 33 posters targeting Africans and African American civilians in times of war; Penn Museum. Through March 2, 2014. See Fitness & Learning.
Ormandy in China: The Historic 1973 Tour; Eugene Ormandy Gallery, Otto E. Albrecht Music Library, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. Through late 2014.
Audubon’s Birds of America; double folio set, a new page shown every Wednesday; 1st floor, Van-Pelt Dietrich Library.
IHP: The First 100 Years; archival documents; International House.
John Cage: How to Get Started; interactive installation of rarely heard performance; Slought Foundation.
Human Evolution: The First 200 Million Years; Hover Gallery, 2nd fl., Penn Museum.
The History of Nursing as Seen Through the Lens of Art; Carol Ware Lobby, Fagin Hall.
Penn Museum Tours
Tours begin at 1:30 p.m., Warden Garden entrance. Tour availability and topics subject to change. Free w/ admission.
19 Egypt of the Pharaohs.
20 Mexico and Central America.
27 Egypt of the Pharaohs.
13 Cinema of Resistance—Maestra; Spanish; 2 p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum; free with Museum admission (Penn Humanities Forum).
16 Camille Claudel; in conjunction with the Auguste Rodin: The Human Experience; French; 5 p.m.; free for Friends of Arthur Ross Gallery and PennCard holders (ARG). See Exhibits.
17 African Independence; 4:30 p.m.; Harrison Auditorium, Penn Museum; free with admission (GlobalPhilly 2013, Center for African Studies).
31 Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde; 1920 silent film featuring Peter Krasinski on the Curtis Organ; 7:15 p.m.; Irvine Auditorium (Perelman Quad).
10 The Monster & The Eyes of the Mummy Ma; Andrew’s Video Vault at the Rotunda; 8 p.m.
15 Partners on Crime; screening and talk with Paromita Vohra; 5 p.m.; rm. 401, Fisher-Bennett Hall.
24 Anna May Wong: In Her Own Words; screening and talk with Yunah Hong; 1:30 p.m.; rm. 401, Fisher-Bennett Hall.
Tickets: $9, $7/students; Info.:http://ihousephilly.org
Showings 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted
1 The Church of Dauphine Street; free.
2 Tube Time!; curated videos; free.
4 Oldboy; Korean.
5 Nëntori I Dytë; Albanian.
8 An Evening with Filmmaker Renee Tajima-Pena; discussing and viewing her work No Más Bebés por Vida; Spanish; $10, free/Penncard.
9 Archive Fever! 5.0: This is Not a Film.
10 Mekong Hotel; Thai.
11 Our Nixon.
12 The Illusionist; animated feature; 2 p.m.; $5.
Revanche; German, Russian; 7 p.m.
16 An Evening with Knut Åsdam; five short films; free.
19 Directors in Focus: Peter Kubelka; 2 p.m., 3:30 p.m.; 8:30 p.m.
21 Echosystems: 16mm Films by Robert Todd.
22 An Evening with Beatriz Santiago Munoz; short films; free.
26 Exhumed Films Presents: 24 Hour Horror-thon, Part 7!; noon; $40, $30/IHP members. Through October 27, noon.
29 New Middle East Cinema; free. Through November 2.
Aerobic Cardio Fitness; 5:30 p.m.; St. Agatha’s and St. James church, Parish Hall (enter at back door); first class free, $8/non-students, $5/students; info.: (267) 251-3842. Every Tuesday and Thursday.
Rape Aggression Defense (RAD); session: Wednesdays, October 9-30, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; session: October 19, 26, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Public Safety; RSVP: (215) 898-4481 (Public Safety).
1 New Parents’ Discussion Group; noon; Penn Women’s Center (PWC, Parents@Penn).
2 College of Liberal and Professional Studies Walk-In Wednesday; 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Suite 100, 3440 Market St. (LPS).
P.M. @ Penn Museum: 1st Wednesday Quizzo; 6-8 p.m.; Penn Museum.
Instructional Drum Circle 8 Week Workshop; 6:30 p.m.; $15/walk in, $10/walk in for students; Penn Museum (Museum).
3 Penn Knitters; noon; Penn Women’s Center. Every Thursday.
5 Teachers’ Workshops: Propaganda Through Time, Across Continents; includes tour of Black Bodies in Propaganda exhibit by Tukufu Zuberi; 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; Penn Museum; tickets: www.penn.museum/educators-k-12/professional-development.html(Museum). See Exhibits.
16 Flu Vaccine Clinic; PennCard holders; 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m.; Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall; $25 Also October 23 (Student Health Services, Human Resources).
21 Rape Agression Defense (RAD); 9 a.m.-3p.m.; Public Safety Building; RSVP: (215) 898-4481. Continues September 28 (Public Safety).
Class of 1923 Arena
Public Skating; Sun. 1:30-3 p.m.; Mon. noon-1:30 p.m.; Wed. noon-1:30 p.m.; Fri. noon-1:30 p.m.; Sat. 5:30-7 p.m.
5 Penn Day Skate (Faculty and Staff); 5:30 p.m.; free for Penn faculty and staff with Penn ID, skates available to rent.
14 Columbus Day Skate; noon; free skate rental w/ paid admission.
26 Homecoming Skate; 5:30 p.m.; free admission with Penn ID, skates available to rent.
27 Halloween Skate; 1:30 p.m.; free admission to anyone in costume, skates available to rent.
HR: Professional and Personal Development Programs
Open to Penn faculty and staff. Register: http://knowledgelink.upenn.edu/
1 Brown Bag Matinee: Time Management—A Productivity Plan; noon.
8 Buying a Home Through Penn’s Home Ownership Program; noon.
10 Enhancing Your Personal and Professional Career Development through the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI); 9 a.m.-noon; $75.
18 Career Focus Brown Bag: Stress Management in Practice; 11 a.m.
24 Brown Bag Matinee: Diffusing Hostility; 1 p.m.
31 Brown Bag Matinee: Giving and Receiving Feedback; noon.
HR: Quality of Worklife Workshops
Open to Penn faculty and staff. Register:https://www.hr.upenn.edu/myhr/registration
15 Relaxing Ways to Manage Your Stress; noon.
23 Fielding Requests for Flexible Arrangements and Tips for Managing Flexible Work and Workers; noon.
HR: Healthy Living Workshops
Open to Penn faculty and staff. Register: https://www.hr.upenn.edu/myhr/registration
2 Chair Yoga; noon.
17 Grocery Shopping on a Budget; noon.
1 Emerald Ash Borer: Planning for 2014; 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; $50.
2 Introductory Tree Climbing for Women; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; $125.
3 Identifying Warm Season Grasses; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; $60, $54/members.
5 Native Trees at Morris Arboretum; 11 a.m. Also October 19.
8 Gardening for Wildlife; 7 p.m.; $30, $25/members.
10 Electrical Hazard Awareness, Aerial Rescue and Chain Saw Safety; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; $250. Continues October 11.
Creating a Woodland Garden; 7 p.m.; $30, $25/members.
12 Compost This!; 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; $35, $30/members.
Ikebana Flower Arranging; 1 p.m.; $68, $62/members. Also October 19.
13 Cordial Cocktails: Delicious Delights Straight from the Garden; 2-4 p.m.; $45, $35/members.
15 Goldenrods and Asters; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; $60, $54/members.
16 PHS-The Year-Round Flower Show; 3 p.m.; $20, $15/members.
17 New Field Techniques for Tree Evaluation; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; $135.
19 Attracting Birds to Your Backyard; 8-11 a.m.; $30, $25/members.
The Lure of the Labyrinth; 10 a.m.-noon; $25, $20/members. Rain date October 26.
The Secret Life of a Goldenrod Field; 10 a.m.; $30, $25/members.
Canning Basics for the Home Cook; 1 p.m.; $30, $25/members.
20 Zentangle Art Workshop: The Basics and Beyond; 12:30-3:30 p.m.; $70, $65/members. Also October 27.
21 Seeds to Sprouts, Autumn Adventures II; 10:30 a.m.; $150, $120/members. Mondays through November 25.
22 Introductory Tree Climbing; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; $525. Through October 24.
Bulb-o-licious Containers; 7-9 p.m.; $48, $42/members.
23 Pruning Decidous Trees; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; $120. Rain date October 25.
Orchid Workshop; 7-9 p.m.; $48, $43/members.
24 Designing the Small Garden: Lecture and Workshop; 7-9 p.m.; $30, $25/members.
Pruning for the Homeowner;7-9 p.m.; $50, $45/members. Also October 26, 10 a.m.-noon.
26 Great Native Plants for Your Landscape; 1-3 p.m.; $30, $25/members.
30 Climate Change and Sea Level Rise: Predicting the Effects; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; $125.
31 Tools and Techniques of Modern Arboriculture; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; $125.
PennFit: RESULTS Tracks
Sessions held in Pottruck Center Wellness Suite. Register:www.upenn.edu/recreation/index.html
28 Healthy Eating; Mondays through December 2; 5:30-6:30 p.m.
29 Fitness (Level 2); intermediate course; Tuesdays through December 3; 5:30-6:30 p.m.
30 Stress Management; Wednesdays through December 4; 12:15-1:15 p.m.; yoga, massage and relaxation.
PennFit: Bonus Seminars/ Activities
Register: (215) 898-6100
2 Simple Yoga; 5:15-6 p.m.
4 Body Composition Analysis; 8-9 a.m., noon-1 p.m., 5-6 p.m.
Tools for Your Fuel; noon-1 p.m.
9 Weights for Women; 5:15-6 p.m.
18 Functional Synergy; 12:15-1 p.m.
25 Relax! Massage 101; 12:15-1 p.m.
Weigle Info Commons Workshops
In Class of 1968 Seminar Room, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library unless otherwise noted. Open to faculty, staff and students. RSVP: http://wic.library.upenn.edu/wicshops
16 Google Scholar Citation Analysis; 11 a.m.
Canvas Office Hours; 2 p.m.; rm. 129, WIC. Also October 21, 11 a.m.; October 24, 3:30 p.m.
RefWorks; 3 p.m.; Goldstein Electronic Classroom.
17 Working with Video in PowerPoint; 3 p.m.; Goldstein Electronic Classroom.
LinkedIn-Buying into the Hype; 5 p.m.
18 Mapping and GIS: Working with Historic Maps; 10:30 a.m.; Goldstein Electronic Classroom.
Mendeley; 11 a.m.
GIS Office Hours; 2 p.m.; Moelis Research Center. Also October 25.
Documentary Filmmaking for Undergrads: Shooting the Interview; 2 p.m.
19 Prezi; 2 p.m. Also October 26.
21 Introduction to eBeam; noon.
Making an Online Portfolio; 3:30 p.m.
Mapping and GIS: Intensity Maps/Google Fusion Tables; 4 p.m.; Goldstein Electronic Classroom.
22 Blackboard to Canvas; 1 p.m.; Goldstein Electronic Classroom. Also October 29, 10 a.m.
Tools, Not Toys: Research and Project Management Apps for Graduate Students; 5 p.m.
23 Canvas Basics; 11 a.m.; Goldstein Electronic Classroom.
Mapping and GIS: Map Design with ArcGIS; 5 p.m.; Goldstein Electronic Classroom.
24 Assessment and Grading in Canvas; 1 p.m.; Goldstein Electronic Classroom.
25 Self-publishing with InDesign; 10:30 a.m.
28 Zotero; 2 p.m.; Seminar Room, Education Commons.
30 Infographics; 11 a.m.
2 University Council Meeting; 4-6 p.m.; Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall; RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
Also October 30.
7 PPSA Board Meeting; 11 a.m.; 1920 Commons, Lower Level; RSVP: email@example.com
15 WPPSA Monthly Meeting; 12:30 p.m.; Penn Women’s Center.
2 Concert by Dolce Suono Ensemble; in conjunction with Auguste Rodin: The Human Experience; musical selections by Mozart, Piazzolla, Fauré and Daniel Dorff introducing his “Serenade to Eve: After Rodin”; 5 p.m.; free to Friends of Arthur Ross Gallery and PennCard holders (ARG). See Exhibits and Films.
13 Mark Hosler/Thomas Dimuzio/Wobbly/M.C. Schmidt; quadrophonic sound; 8 p.m.; International House; $8-10.
6 Gary Burton 70th Birthday Concert; 7 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre; $20-55.
12 The Makem & Spain Brothers; traditional Irish music; 7 p.m.; Harold Prince Theatre; $20-45.
Department of Music
22 Public Lives of Music Series—Andy Cavatorta; sound artist; 5:15 p.m.; Rose Recital Hall, Fisher-Bennett Hall.
23 Penn Contemporary Music—Mary Mackenzie; soprano with Eric Sedgwick, piano; 8 p.m.; Rose Recital Hall, Fisher-Bennett Hall.
25 David Kim and the Penn Symphony Orchestra; David Kim, violin; concertmaster of the Philadelphia Orchestra; 8 p.m.; Irvine Auditorium; $5, free/ PennCard holders.
World Cafe Live
Performances daily. For a complete listing see www.worldcafelive.com
WXPN Free at Noon Concert Series; Fridays at noon.
1 Truth Values: One Girl’s Romp Through M.I.T.’s Male Math Maze; 7:30 p.m.; Harold Prince Theatre; $20-30. Also October 2, 3, 7:30 p.m.; October 4, 5, 8 p.m.
18 The Pearlman Sisters: Devotedly, Sincerely Yours: The Story of the USO; 8 p.m.; Harold Prince Theatre; $20-30. Also October 19, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
24 Paul Taylor Dance Company; 7:30 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre; $20-55. Also October 25, 8 p.m., October 26, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Kelly Writers House
All events located in the Arts Café unless otherwise specified.
2 “Tender Buttons” Symposium; Bob Perelman, Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Ron Silliman, Al Filreis, Julia Bloch; noon.
3 The Good Girls Revolt: A Conversation with Lynn Povich; 6 p.m.
7 Edible Books Party; 6 p.m.
8 A Reading by A. Naomi Jackson and Iain Haley Pollock; 6 p.m.
14 A Performance by Jaap Blonk; 7 p.m.
16 A Conversation with Inga Saffron; 6 p.m.
17 A Poetry Reading by George Economou and Rochelle Owens; 6 p.m.
21 A Conversation with Marc Lapadula; 6 p.m.
22 A Reading by Ken Kalfus; 6 p.m.
23 A Reading by Herman Beavers; 6 p.m.
24 Joni Fest; song symposium; 6 p.m.
28 Live at the Writers House; 7 p.m.
30 Speakeasy Open Mic Night; 7:30 p.m.
Location: 2nd Level
Events begin at 6 p.m. unless other noted
1 The Genius Earth Day; Adam Rome.
3 Handling the Truth; Beth Kephart.
10 The Philadelphia Chromosome; Jessica Wamper.
17 The Awe and the Aweful: Poetry Collection; Rev. Charles Howard.
22 When They Were Boys; Larry Kane.
24 The Imposter Syndrome; Valerie Young; 4 p.m.
Ten Steps to Relieve Anxiety; Michael Zal.
2 University Square Farmers’ Market; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; 36th & Walnut Sts. Every Wednesday through December (Business Services).
3 Twenty-Five Year Club Annual Celebration; 5 p.m.; RSVP w/ invitation; Houston Hall (Twenty-Five Year Club).
4 Latino History Month: Art Auction; benefitting the non-profit, Juntos; 5 p.m.; Class of 1949 Auditorium, Houston Hall (La Unidad Latina, Lambda Upsilon Lambda).
Greenfest; a celebration of being green on campus with performing arts groups and live music; 2-5:45 p.m.; College Green (Penn Environmental Group).
PWC 40th Anniversary Open House; 2-4 p.m.; Penn Women’s Center; RSVP: http:conta.cc/13b3grv (PWC).
Cultural Center’s Café Open House; 3-5 p.m.; La Casa Latina, Black Cultural Center, and PAACH.
International Students and Scholars Welcome Reception; 5-7 p.m.; Chinese Rotunda and Egypt Galleries, Penn Museum (Museum).
5 West Philly Grows Again; St. Mary’s Nursery School annual consignment sale; 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; St. Mary’s Church; info.: www.stmarysnursery.org/consignment-sale/
Fall Festival; scarecrow-making, pumpkin painting and apple-tasting; 10 a.m.; free w/ admission; Morris Arboretum. Also October 6 (Arboretum).
8 The Sound of Savings: Research Supplier Show; 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; BRB II/III; info.: www.purchasing.upenn.edu/news (Penn Purchasing Services).
10 Employee Resource Fair; information on campus resources and services available to employees; noon-2 p.m.; Bodek Lounge and Reading Room, Houston Hall (PPSA, WPPSA).
11 Jump ’N Funk; wander and dance though the Penn Museum’s galleries to the rhythms of spoken word artists and house afrobeats inspired by the late musical icon Fela Anikulapo Kuti. A sip & mingle garden party for young professionals opens the night; 6 p.m.-midnight; tickets: $10, www.penn.museum/events-calendar/details/1120-jump-n-funk.html ; Penn Museum (Museum).
15 Course and Majors Fair; 11:30 a.m.; Hall of Flags, Houston Hall.
17 The Curse of Tutankhamun; Young Friends (ages 21-45) Halloween Event; 6 p.m.; $10, $5/Museum members (Penn Museum).
18 ICA Birthday Party; includes a special ICA-themed version of Chief Curator Ingrid Schaffner’s annual lecture What is Contemporary?; 6:30 p.m.; ICA (ICA).
Art Books New Looks; handling, conserving and displaying historic books and introducing exhibition history through ICA catalog, lunch and snacks provided; 1-5 p.m.; register: www.icaphila.org/events/index.php?id=670 (ICA, Rare Books and Manuscripts Library).
19 Hijinks with the Sphinx; National Archaeology Day Celebration; 1-4 p.m.; Penn Museum; free with admission (Museum & Archaeological Association of America).
20 Bloomfield Farm Day; music, food and vendors; noon-3 p.m.; Bloomfield Farm, Morris Arboretum (Arboretum).
23 Penn Museum Open House; gallery tours, mini-classes, music and behind-the-scenes at the Museum; 5-8 p.m.; free; Penn Museum (Museum).
NanoDay@Penn; exhibits, demonstrations, lab tours; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Towne, Levine & Singh Nanotechnology Buildings (Nano/Bio Interface Center).
25 Halloween Celebration; night filled with ghoulish themed snacks and drinks and a costume competition; 10 p.m.; International House; tickets: $30, $20/IHP members, $10/IHP residents, http://tinyurl.com/m6e3fry (IHP).
26 Penn Family Day; open to Penn faculty, staff and postdocs; tickets are required for some events; 11:30 a.m.; Franklin Field, north side; tickets: https://www.hr.upenn.edu/myhr/appreciation/familyday (Human Resources).
Tickets & venues: www.pennathletics.com
2 Field Hockey vs. Lafayette; 4 p.m.
(M) Soccer vs. Drexel; 7 p.m.
4 (W) Soccer vs. Cornell; 7 p.m.
5 Football vs. Dartmouth; Family Weekend; 1 p.m.
(M) Soccer vs. Cornell; 7 p.m.
6 Field Hockey vs. Dartmouth; 11 a.m.
(W) Soccer vs. Fairleigh Dickinson; 2 p.m.
11 Sprint Football vs. Franklin Pierce; 7 p.m.
12 (M) Lightweight Rowing; Navy Day Regatta; time TBA.
18 Volleyball vs. Harvard; 7 p.m.
19 Volleyball vs. Dartmouth; 5 p.m.
(W) Soccer vs. Dartmouth; 5 p.m.
(M) Soccer vs. Dartmouth; 7:30 p.m.
20 Field Hockey vs. Appalachian State; noon.
25 Volleyball vs. Princeton; 7 p.m.
Sprint Football vs. Princeton; 7 p.m.
26 (M) Lightweight Rowing; head of the Schuylkill; time TBA.
Field Hockey vs. Yale; 11:30 a.m.
Football vs. Yale; 1 p.m.
(W) Soccer vs. Yale; 5 p.m.
(M) Soccer vs. Yale; 7:30 p.m.
29 (M) Soccer vs. Penn State; 7 p.m.
30 Field Hockey vs. Villanova; 4 p.m.
1 Nanostructured 3-D Architectures: Mechanics and Physics of Deformation and Fracture in Nanomaterials for Biomimetics, Batteries and Lightweight Structured Materials; Julia Greer, California Institute of Technology; 10:45 a.m.; Wu and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall (MEAM).
Latino Labor Issues in the Context of the Impact on the US; Dolores Huerta, labor leader and civil rights activist; 6 p.m.; Hall of Flags, Houston Hall (La Casa Latina, PWC).
2 Fetal Origins of Type 2 Diabetes: Inflammation, Immunity and Epigenetics; Lane Santos, CRRWH; noon; rm. 253, BRB II/III (CRRWH).
Rethinking the PMA’s Chinese Collection; Hiromi Kinoshita, Philadelphia Museum of Art; 4:30 p.m.; rm. B21, Stiteler Hall (Center for East Asian Studies).
The Violence of Ghandi’s Non-Violence; Ania Loomba, English; 5 p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum; register: http://humanities.sas.upenn.edu/registration.shtml (Penn Humanities Forum).
What is a Sex Museum? Bodies of Knowledge in Marginal Institutions; Katherine Sender, University of Auchland; 5 p.m.; rm. 330, Fisher-Bennett Hall (Cinema Studies).
The Voyages of the Chinese Explorer Zheng He; Adam Smith, Penn Museum; 6 p.m.; Penn Museum; $10/door, $5/advance, $2/Museum members; tickets: www.penn.museum/college-and-adults/great-voyages.html (Museum).
3 MSE Seminar Series; Andre Taylor, Yale; 10:40 a.m.; Auditorium, LRSM (Materials Science and Engineering).
Three Studies on Sanitation and Health Status in India (and Some Contrasts with Curative Care); Jeffrey Hammer, Princeton; noon; suite 560, 3600 Market St.; RSVP by October 2, firstname.lastname@example.org (CASI).
Why Good People Can’t Get Jobs; Peter Cappelli, management; 3:30 p.m.; Class of ’49 Auditorium, Houston Hall (Penn Association of Senior and Emeritus Faculty).
The Living City: Heroic Space in Imperial Aphrodisias, Perge and Ilium; Janet Downie, Princeton; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 402, Claudia Cohen Hall (Classical Studies).
A Place that Matters Yet: South Africa’s Museum-Africa in the Postcolonial World; Sara Byala, critical writing; 4:30 p.m.; Penn Museum (Penn Cultural Heritage Center).
The Hegemony of Nationalism in Afghanistan: An Examination of Curriculum and Administration of Habibya College and Erasing Slavery in the Name of Modernity During the Early Pahlavi Era; Jawan Shir, South Asia studies; Beeta Baghoolizadeh, history; 4:45 p.m.; rm. 201, Fisher-Bennett Hall (Middle East Center).
Wharton Leadership Lecture;Kenneth Chenault, American Express; 4:30 p.m.; G06, Jon M. Huntsman Hall (Wharton).
4 Communication in a Politicized Policy Arena: The Case of Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Taxes and Lessons for ACA Implementation Messaging; Sarah Gollust, University of Minnesota; noon; Colonial Penn Center Auditorium; register: http://ldi.upenn.edu/events (LDI).
IRCS/GRASP Joint Talk; Gregory Gerling, University of Virginia; noon; suite 400A, 3401 Walnut St. (Institute for Research in Cognitive Science).
Evidence and Arguments: Horologium and Pantheon; Lothar Haselberger, classical studies; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 113, Jaffe Bldg. (History of Art).
6 Coffee & Conversation: American Artist; panel of Penn graduate students; 2 p.m.; ICA (ICA).
7 Lauren & Bobby Turner Social Impact Executive Speaker Series; Ashton Kutcher; 4:30 p.m., doors open at 4 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg Center; PennID required; RSVP: http://whr.tn/Ashton-Kutcher-Lecture (Wharton).
Signaling Lessons From Death Receptor: The Inflammasome and Beyond; Vishva Dixit, Genentech, Inc.; 10 a.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).
Jeffrey Kipnis; Ohio State; 6:30 p.m.; rm. B1, Meyerson Hall (Architecture).
8 Virus-Inspired Design Principles of Nanosized Targets for Cellular Delivery; Sulin Zhang, Penn State; 10:30 a.m.; Wu and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall (MEAM).
Art, Archaeology and Advanced Technology: The Case of Alexander Mosaic at Pompeii; John Dobbins, UVA; 6:15 p.m.; Penn Museum (Architectural Institute of America).
Department of Music Colloquium; Steven Stucky, Cornell; 5:15 p.m.; rm. 102, Music Bldg. (Music).
9 New Frontiers in Single Polymer Dynamics and Microfluidic Assembly of Soft Materials; 3 p.m.; Wu and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall (CBE).
Aristote et la Valeur de l’Art; Pierre Destree, Univeresite Catholique de Louvain; 4:30 p.m.; rm. The Max Kade Center, 3401 Walnut Street (Classical Studies).
Inaugural Paul G. Haaga, Jr. Lecture in Law, Government and Public Policy: The Importance of Presidential Leadership; Michael Beschloss, author, NBC News; 4:30 p.m.; Fitts Auditorium, Golkin Hall; register: http://tinyurl.com/mtwzgfk (Law).
Beyond Architecture; Takaharu Tezuka, Tezuka Architects; 6:30 p.m.; rm. B1, Meyerson Hall (Architecture).
10 Tribological Studies of Friction and Adhesion in nanoscaled Asperity-Asperity Contacts; James Batteas, Texas A&M; 10:30 a.m.; Auditorium, LRSM (Materials Science and Engineering).
Race Unmasked: A 20th Century Struggle to Define Human Difference; Michael Yudell, Drexel; noon; rm. 435, Fagin Hall (Bates Center).
Quality, Value-Based Purchasing and Innovation at CMS; Patrick Conway, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; noon; CPC Auditorium; register: http://ldi.upenn.edu/events (LDI).
14 George Charles Galster; Wayne State University; 6 p.m.; rm. B3, Meyerson Hall (PennDesign).
A Second Modernism; Joan Ockman, architecture; Daniel Barber, architecture; Arindam Dutta, MIT; Eric Mumford, Washington University in St. Louis; Anna Vallye, Philadelphia Museum of Art; 6:30 p.m.; Lower Gallery, Meyerson Hall (PennDesign).
15 Charismatic Machines; Heather Night, Carnegie Melon University Robotics Institute; 10:45 a.m.; Wu and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall (MEAM).
Stereotypes and their Effects on Academic Performance and Evaluation; Joshua Aronson, NYU; 3 p.m.; Wu and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall (CIS).
The Power of Human Milk & Breastfeeding: Translating the Science to Clinical Practice and Policy; Diane L. Spatz, nursing; 3 p.m.; Roy Auditorium, Fagin Hall; RSVP: http://lang-spatz-award.eventbrite.com (Nursing).
Towards Productive Aging: The Systemic Regulatory Network for Mammalian Aging and Longevity; Shin-ichiro Imai, Washington University; 3:30 p.m.; Auditorium, BRB II/III; RSVP: email@example.com (Institute on Aging).
Wharton Leadership Lecture; Gary Gensler, US Commodity Futures Trading; 4 p.m.; Jon M. Huntsman Hall (Wharton).
Partners on Crime; Paromita Vohra, filmmaker; screening and talk; 5 p.m.; rm. 401, G06, Fisher-Bennett Hall (Cinema Studies).
The Impact of Torah Study on Halakhic Codification; Chaim Saiman, law; 5:30 p.m.; rm. 245A, Silverman Hall (Law).
16 YouTube, Copyright and the Online Video Revolution; Peter Decherney, English; noon; Café ’58, Irvine Auditorium (SAS, Knowledge by the Slice).
Not Always as Expected: Innate and Adaptive Immune Responses to Viral Infections; Ulrich von Andrian, Harvard; noon; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (CFAR, Microbiology).
Indian Untouchability; Christian Davenport, University of Michigan; 5 p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum; register: http://humanities.sas.upenn.edu/registration.shtml(Penn Humanities Forum).
17 Browne Center for International Politics Speaker Series; James Fearon, Stanford; noon; Stiteler Hall (Browne Center).
Understanding the Ubiquitin-Proteasome System by Probing Protein-Protein Interaction; Lan Huang, University of California, Irvine; noon; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Biochemistry and Biophysics).
The Language of Intra-Dramatic Spectator in the Parodos of Oedipus Tyrannus; Asya Sigelman, Bryn Mawr College; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 402, Claudia Cohen Hall (Classical Studies).
Molly Zuckerman-Hartung; visiting artist; 6:30 p.m.; ICA (Fine Arts).
18 Title TBA; Franz Hover, MIT; 11 a.m.; GRASP Laboratory (GRASP).
Robert Stine; statistics; noon; suite 400A, 3401 Walnut St. (Institute for Research in Cognitive Science).
19 The Millionaire and the Mummies: Theodore Davis’s Gilded Age in the Valley of the Kings; John M. Adams, American Research Center in Egypt; Penn Museum; $8, $5/members (American Research Center in Egypt).
20 Pompeii Lecture Series: Mount Vesuvius in Human History; Robert Giegengack, earth and environmental sciences; 2 p.m.; Penn Museum; tickets $10, $5/members; purchase: http://www.penn.museum/events-calendar/details/1116-vesuvius.html (Penn Museum).
Coffee & Conversation: Taboo; panel of graduate students; 2 p.m.; ICA (ICA).
21 Shemi Zarhin; Israeli filmmaker; 5 p.m.; Stephanie Grauman Wolf Room, McNeil Center for Early American Studies (Jewish Studies Program).
Rania Ghosn; University of Michigan; 6 p.m.; rm. B3, Meyerson Hall (Landscape Architecture).
22 Inaugural Jack Keil Wolf Lecture; Andrew Viterbi, UCSD; 3 p.m.; Wu and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall (Electrical and Systems Engineering).
Hunting with the Hounds: How Dogs Lead the Way in the Search for Effective Cancer Therapies; Nicola Mason, medicine and pathobiology; 6 p.m.; World Cafe Live Upstairs (LRSM).
Investing in the Property Markets; Sam Zell; Ambani Auditorium (rm. G06), Jon M. Huntsman Hall (Samuel Zell and Robert Lurie Real Estate Center).
23 Molecular Insight into Nuclear Envelope Fusion During Early Development; Elliott Abrams, cell and developmental biology; noon; rm. 251, BRB II/III (CRRWH).
The Paradox of Moving Labor: Workers in the Films of Jia ZhangKe; Peter Hitchcock, CUNY; noon; rm. 330, Fisher-Bennett Hall (Cinema Studies).
The Nanoscience Approach to Force and Function of Biomolecules; Hermann E. Gaub, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich; 4 p.m.; Glandt Forum, Singh Center for Nanotechnology (Nano/Bio Interface Center).
Targeting Chromatin Modifiers to Overcome Resistance to Anti-Cancer Drugs; Jeffrey Settleman, Genentech, Inc.; 4 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).
Tripping over Historical Outcrops: Steps towards Embracing the Palimpsest and Mona, Jamaica; Suzanne Francis-Brown, University of the West Indies Museum; 6 p.m.; Upper Gallery, Meyerson Hall (Historic Preservation).
24 Graphene Photonics and Electronics; Fengnian Xia, Yale; 10:40 a.m.; Auditorium, LRSM (MSE).
Some Surprises in the Biophysics of Protein Dynamics; Vijay Pande, Stanford; noon; Austrian Auditorium, CRB. (Biochemistry and Biophysics).
Inventing the Barbarian in Ancient Greece and China; Yang Huang, Fudan University; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 402, Claudia Cohen Hall (Classical Studies).
25 IRCS/Computational Neuroscience Speaker Series; Anne Churchland, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory; noon; suite 400A, 3401 Walnut St. (Institute for Research in Cognitive Science).
Under the Elephant’s Path; Michael Meister, history of art; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 113, Jaffe Bldg. (History of Art).
26 Panel Discussion: Women in the Civil War; 2 p.m.; free w/ Museum admission; Penn Museum (Museum).
28 Black Picket Fences Revisited: Black Middle Class Neighborhoods in the 21st Century; Mary Pattillo, Northwestern University; 5 p.m.; rm. 200, College Hall (Urban Studies).
The Canticle of the Birds; Michael Barry, Princeton; 5 p.m.; rm. 231, Fisher-Bennett Hall (Middle East Center).
Roots of American Architecture;Charles Dagit, Jr., FAIA; 6:30 p.m.; B4, Meyerson Hall (Architecture).
30 Environmental Exposures and Aneuploidy in Human Sperm; Melissa Perry, George Washington University; noon; rm. 251, BRB II/III (CRRWH).
Ready and Waiting: OSRD Burn Research in US Hospitals, ca. 1940-1945; Amanda L. Mahoney, nursing; noon; rm. 435, Fagin Hall (Bates Center).
ICA Salon: Jason the Mason; panel discussion; 6:30 p.m.; ICA (ICA).
31 Profiling Metabolites and Peptides for Biological Discovery; Alan Saghatelian, Harvard; noon; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Biochemistry and Biophysics).
Arshama to Alexander; Christopher Tuplin, University of Liverpool; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 402, Claudia Cohen Hall (Classical Studies).
The Power of Eds and Meds: How Urban Universities are Leading Neighborhood Revitalization and Innovation Based Economic Development; Craig Carnaroli, Penn; Nim Chinniah, University of Chicago; Katie Lapp, Harvard; 5 p.m.; Golkin Room, Houston Hall; register: firstname.lastname@example.org (PennIUR).
2013-2014 R. Jean Brownlee Lecture in Sexuality Studies; Alison Bechdel, author and cartoonist; 7:30-9 p.m.; Harrison Auditorium, Penn Museum (Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies).
For a full list of Holidays for Fiscal Year 2014, click here.