|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.
|Birds in their Habitats
|A Blackburnian Warbler in its natural habitat from Birds in Their Habitats: Images from the Academy of Natural Sciences opening April 5 at Morris Arboretum. See Exhibits.
1 Advanced Registration for Fall Term and Summer Sessions. Through April 6.
4 Last Day to Withdraw from a Course.
30 Last Day of Classes.
5 Family Matinee: Castle in the Sky; 2 p.m.; International House; $5 (ages 2+), free/members (International House).
13 Koi Kites; draw inspiration from the koi pond to craft a kite; 1-4 p.m.; Penn Museum; free w/ admission (Museum).
24 Penn’s Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day; registration opens April 14: www.hr.upenn.edu/myhr/worklife/family/kidstowork (HR).
Registration & prices: www.morrisarboretum.org
7 Seeds to Sprouts, Spring Adventures—Session I; ages 2-4; 10:30-11:45 a.m. Every Monday through May 12.
17 Nature Photography Workshop—Session I; ages 8-10; 4-5:30 p.m. Every Thursday through May 8.
23 Stroller Strides; 1:30 p.m. Also April 30.
26 Tree Time Theater; ages 5-10; 10:30 a.m. Every Saturday through May 17.
Peanut Butter and Jams
Shows at 11:30 a.m. unless otherwise noted.
6 Baby Loves Disco; 11 a.m.; $14.
12 Alex & the Kaleidoscope Band; $10.
26 Randy Kaplan; $10.
Philadelphia International Children’s Festival—30th Anniversary
Events at Annenberg Center.
Tickets and times: www.annenbergcenter.org/tickets/childfest.php
30 Me and My Shadow; Patch Theatre Company; all ages; 10 a.m. & 6:30 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre. Through May 4.
Simple Gifts; The Cashore Marionettes; ages 8+; 9:45 & 11: 45 a.m.; Bruce Montgomery Theatre. Through May 4.
Snowflake; one-man silent comedy for all ages; 9:45 & 11:45 a.m.; Harold Prince Theatre. Through May 4.
The Ugly Duckling & The Tortoise & The Hare; Lightwire Theater/Corbian Visual Arts and Dance; ages 5-8; noon; Zellerbach Theatre. Through May 3.
4 Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice Spring Symposium: A Systems Approach to Conviction Integrity; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fitts Auditorium, Penn Law; RSVP: www.law.upenn.edu/institutes/quattronecenter/conference/springsymposium/ Through April 5,8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. (Penn Law).
The Venice Charter at Fifty: A Critical Appraisal of the Venice Charter and Its Legacy; 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; rm. B1, Meyerson Hall; register: www.usicomos.org/symposium Through April 5, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (PennDesign).
Religion and Material Culture; 11:45 a.m.-6 p.m.; rm. F65, Jon M. Huntsman Hall; 4:30-6 p.m.; Kislak Center, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library;register: http://tinyurl.com/2014BoardmanSymposium (Religious Studies).
5 Penn Pakistan Conference: A Discussion on Emerging Trends and Future Prospects of Pakistan; includes documentary screening of The Other Army followed by Q&A with director Sana Atiq Haq; 9:30 a.m.; rm. 200, College Hall; $15/general, $10/Penn Alumni and non-Penn students, free/ with PennCard; register: www.pennpakistanconference.com/ (Penn Pakistan Society).
11 Inaugural Symposium of the Penn Program on Race, Science and Society—The Future of Race and Science: Regression or Revolution?; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Widener Lecture Room, Penn Museum; register: https://africana.sas.upenn.edu/future-race-and-science-regression-or-revolution (Center for Africana Studies).
After Growth: Designing the Environmental Settlement; 1-6 p.m.; Lower Gallery, Meyerson Hall; register: http://tinyurl.com/q2adbdh(PennDesign).
13 From Constantinople to Cappadocia; 1-5 p.m.; Penn Museum (Center for Ancient Studies). See Exhibits.
18 Chakshudana (Opening the Eyes); conversations on South Asian art, celebrating Michael W. Meister, W. Norman Brown Professor of South Asia Studies; reception: 6 p.m.; Lower Egypt Galleries, Penn Museum. Through April 19, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Kislak Center, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library; RSVP: www.surveymonkey.com/s/PC9HSQS (South Asia Center; History of Art).
Film Diplomacy in the Digital Age; the 2nd annual Dick Wolf Cinema Studies Conference; 9 a.m.; Kislak Center, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library (Cinema Studies).
Property in South Asia: History, Law and Politics; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; rm. 147, Silverman Hall; RSVP: email@example.com Through April 19 (South Asia Studies; Penn Law).
24 The Myth of the Great War—World War I: Myth and Reality; 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; Café ’58, Irvine Auditorium; $100/professionals, $80/graduate students; register: www.sas.upenn.edu/italians/event/2014/04/myth-great-war-international-conference Through April 25, 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Class of 1978 Pavilion, Kislak Center, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library(Center for Italian Studies).
25 Transitions in Indian Music and Dance in the Colonial Indian Ocean, c. 1750-1950; 9:30 a.m.-5:45 p.m.; Amado Recital Room, Irvine Auditorium; info.: http://sites.sas.upenn.edu/transitions2014/ Through April 26, 9.a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Ben Franklin Room, Houston Hall (South Asia Center). See Music.
28 Horse Behavior; 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; New Bolton Center; $900/both days, $500/1 day; register:(610) 925-6203 Through April 29 (Penn Vet).
29 Transformations of Jewish Culture in Early Modern Europe—20th Annual Gruss Colloquium in Judaic Studies; 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Terrace Room, Claudia Cohen Hall. Through May 1, 9:30 a.m.; Widener Lecture Room, Penn Museum (Center for Advanced Judaic Studies).
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/
Brodsky Gallery, Kelly Writers House; free; Mon.-Thurs., 10 a.m-10:30 p.m.; Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat. noon-11 p.m.; Sun. 6-11 p.m.
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, Claire Fagin Hall: free; Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Esther Klein Gallery; 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.: http://ihousephilly.org/
Kroiz Gallery: free; Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; www.design.upenn.edu/architecture/kroiz-gallery-exhibitions
Morris Arboretum: daily, 10 a.m.-4 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.
5 Home Tweet Home; designer birdhouses; Morris Arboretum. Through September 1.
Birds in Their Habitats: Images from the Academy of Natural Sciences; Morris Arboretum; reception: April 5, 1-3 p.m. Through October.
8 Nature Light Images; Daniel Chung; Burrison Gallery. Through May 20.
10 On the Wings of Eagle and Raven: Tlingit and Haida Traditions; curatorial seminar celebrating Tlingit and Haida people; Arthur Ross Gallery. Through July 27.
12 Sacred Spaces: The Photography of Ahmet Ertug; expanded exhibition of large-scale photographs by renowned Turkish photographer; Penn Museum. See Conferences.
16 From Rio to Brotherly Love; Daniel Gafanhoto; reception: April 16, 6 p.m. International House. Through June 28.
23 Residents’ Art Show; reception: April 23, 6 p.m. Through June 30.
Delicate Illusion: Summertime; Laura Henderson; abstract paintings, a fondness of summer and a bold use of color; Burrison Gallery. Through April 4.
Graffiti Pataphysic, For All Mankind; James E. Brewton; “lost” paintings rediscovered after 40 years; Slought Foundation (Slought). Through April 26.
Open Video Call; new works on video by Philadelphia-area artists and filmmakers; ICA. Through May 11.
Brought to Light: The Houses of Louis Kahn; over 60 objects, including sketches, models, historic photographs and archival material from Penn’s Louis I. Kahn Collection; Kroiz Gallery. Through May 23.
Constellations of Atlantic Jewish History; Arnold and Deanne Kaplan Collection of Early American Judaica; Goldstein Family Gallery, Kislak Center, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. Through June 9.
Tomorrow Never Knows: The Beatles in Text and Image; Kamin Gallery, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library (Penn Libraries). Through August 11.
ICA@50: Pleasing Artists and Publics Since 1963; micro-exhibitions opening every two weeks, a multi-faceted experience of the many forms of contemporary art; ICA. Through August 17.
Ruffneck Constructivists; 11 international artists, a contemporary manifesto of urban architecture and change; ICA. Through August 17.
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 fl., 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.
Native American Voices: The People-Here and Now; ongoing interactive exhibit exploring contemporary issues in Native America; Penn Museum.
The History of Nursing as Seen Through the Lens of Art; Carol Ware Lobby, Claire Fagin Hall.
Penn Museum Guided Tours
Tours begin at 1:30 p.m., Warden Garden Entrance. Tour availability and topics subject to change.
13 The Majestic Chinese Rotunda.
19 Mexico and Central America.
26 Egypt of the Pharaohs.
P.M. @ Penn Museum
Galleries stay open until 8 p.m., with a half-hour gallery tour at 5 p.m.
Free w/admission. Info.:www.penn.museum
2 1st Wednesday Quizzo; 6 p.m.
2 Beatles Movie Night: What’s Happening! The Beatles in the USA; 1964 Maysle Brothers Documentary; 7 p.m.; Class of 1978 Pavilion, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library; RSVP: (215) 898-7088 (Penn Libraries). See Special Events.
7 Viva la Libertà; with director Roberto Andò; reception: 6 p.m.; film: 7:30 p.m.; International House (Cinema Studies).
15 Even the Crows: A Divided Gujarat; 6 p.m.; rm. G17, Claudia Cohen Hall (English; South Asia Studies).
Annenberg School for Communication
Spring 2014 Artist-in-Residence Series
3 Master Class; Stanley Nelson will discuss his work process using film clips; 5:30 p.m.; rm. 109, Annenberg School.
10 Freedom Summer; final film screening and post film Q&A; 5:30 p.m.; rm. 110, Annenberg School.
Tickets $9, $7/students, seniors unless otherwise noted; http://ihousephilly.org/
Foreign showings w/ English subtitles.
5 Big Joy: The Adventures of James Broughton/Dreamwood; 7 p.m.
12 The Janus Collection: L’Avventura; 7 p.m.
13 Sundance Film Forward, The Intersection of Film and Music: If You Build It;followed by workshop; 1 p.m.; free.
14 Views of Independent Cinema: The Elegant Clockwork of the Universe; 7 p.m.
15 Philly Shorts;short film showcase and Q&A with the filmmakers; 7 p.m.
16 The Stuart Hall Project; 8 p.m.
19 Exhumed Films Triple Feature; 8 p.m.; $15, $10/members.
22 The Undocumented; w/ director Marco Williams; 7:30 p.m.; $10, $7/students/seniors, $5/Scribe and IHP members.
23 Archive Fever! 5.0: Twenty Years after Il Maestro: Roma; 7 p.m.
24 Motion Pictures: Oedipus Rex; 7 p.m.
26 Filadelfia Latin American Film Festival; 7 p.m.; $9, $5/members.
30 Full Exposure: Faust; 7 p.m.
Planning and Public Health
Spring Film Series
9 This Space Available; noon; rm. 101, Goddard Labs; RSVP: https://the-space-available.eventbrite.com
16 Addiction Incorporated; 5 p.m.; rm. B3, Meyerson Hall; RSVP: https://addiction-incorporated.eventbrite.com
UCLA Festival of Preservation
All events, 7 p.m. at International House.
2 Mantrap; w/ live musical accompaniment by Rosie Langabeer.
3 Gun Crazy.
4 Double Door/Supernatural.
9 Midnight Madness.
10 The Chase.
11 Eadweard Muybridge, Zoopraxographer, w/ Robert Frost: A Lovers Quarrel with the World.
17 Busy Bodies.
18 That Cold Day in the Park.
19 Thirty Day Princess.
Aerobic Cardio Fitness; 5:30 p.m.; Parrish Hall, St. Agatha’s and St. James’ Church (enter at back door); first class free, $8/class, $5/students; info.: (267) 251-3842. Every Tuesday and Thursday.
3 Penn Knitters; noon; Living Room, Penn Women’s Center. Every Thursday.
7 Rape Aggression Defense (RAD); 5:30-8:30 p.m.; register: (215) 898-4481; Penn Women’s Center. Continues April 14, 21, 28.
8 Women and Money: How to Grow it, Stretch it and Have Enough to Last a Lifetime; 3:30 p.m.; Conference Room, Bridge Level, Penn Tower (Penn Forum for Women Faculty).
SLANGuage; 2:30-5 p.m.; Tuesdays.
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.
Career Services: Faculty Conversations
15 Talking About Your Research in Networking and the Job Search; noon; rm. 97, McNeil Bldg.
23 Preparing for the Academic Job Search; 4:30 p.m.; Terrace Room, Claudia Cohen Hall.
HR: Benefits Open Enrollment
14 Benefits Open Enrollment Begins; all day.
23 Open Enrollment and Health Fair; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Hall of Flags, Houston Hall.
24 Open Enrollment Fair; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Alumni Hall, New Bolton Center.
25 Benefits Open Enrollment Ends; all day.
HR: Healthy Living Workshops
Open to faculty and staff.
2 Chair Yoga; noon.
HR: Professional and Personal Development Programs
Open to faculty and staff.
1 Brown Bag Matinee: Writing Emails That Get to the Point!; 1 p.m.; free.
14 Affording Your Home;noon; free.
15 Career Focus Brown Bag: Building Confidence;noon; free.
16 Brown Bag Matinee: Fear of Feedback; 9 a.m.; free.
18 Webinar—Creativity and Innovation; 12:30 p.m.; free.
22 Creating a Network and Career Support System;9 a.m.-noon; $75.
25 Administrative Professionals Day Celebration; 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; $25.
HR: Quality of Worklife Workshops
Open to faculty and staff.
16 How to Use Your Reason and Emotion to Resolve Conflict; noon.
30 Talking to Your Kids about Alcohol and Drugs: Sooner is Better than Later; noon.
Liberal & Professional Studies
Walk-In Wednesday; 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 4:30-6:30 p.m.; ste. 100, 3440 Market St. Every Wednesday.
1 Post-Baccalaureate Information Session for Penn Employees; noon; Ben Franklin Room, Houston Hall.
8 MLA Information Session; 5 p.m.; classroom C, 3440 Market St.
12 Medical Physics Open House; 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Conference Room 3A, 8th fl., Smilow Center for Translational Research.
16 Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health Information Session for Penn Undergraduates; 5 p.m.; Griski Room, Houston Hall.
Prices & registration: www.morrisarboretum.org
2 Advancing Your Climbing Skills: Pruning, Rigging and Removal with a Crane; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Through April 4.
5 Introductory Tree Climbing for Women; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Early Bird Saturdays; garden opens at 8 a.m.
Garden Discovery Series: Regal Eagles; 11 a.m.
6 iPhoneography: The Art of iPhone Photography; 1 p.m. Also April 13.
9 Pruning for the Homeowner; 7 p.m. Also April 12, 10 a.m.
Designing Multi-functional Ecological Landscapes; 7 p.m.
12 Birding at the Arboretum: The Wetlands and Tree Canopy; 8-11 a.m.
Fern Table Workshop; 1 p.m.
15 Identification of our Spring Flora; 10 a.m. Also April 22, 29.
16 The Rose Family; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Native Plants for Every Garden; 7 p.m.
17 Field Identification of Landscape Trees; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Also April 18.
23 Simplifying Camera Settings on Your DSLR Section A; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
26 Outdoor Fitness Class; 10 a.m.
27 Zentangle Zendalas®; 12:30 p.m.
28 Insect Pests of Trees and Shrubs; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
30 Want a Work-Free Garden? Explore the Wonderful Diversity of Ericaceous Plants; 7 p.m.
Penn Professional Staff Assembly
4 Workplace Bullying Awareness Seminar; noon; rm. 1B South, Office of Learning Education, 3624 Market St.; RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
29 Penn Community Reception; meet members of Admissions and Financial Aid at Penn GSE and learn about the opportunities to utilize your tuition benefits to earn your master’s or doctorate; 5-9 p.m.; Café’ 58, Irvine Auditorium; RSVP: www.gse.upenn.edu/rsvp
Department of Recreation
Register: (215) 898-6100
4 PennFit—Body Composition; 8 a.m., noon, 5 p.m.
5 IM—Kickball Tournament; 3 p.m.
IM—Bocce Ball Tournament; 3 p.m.
IM—Cornhole Tournament; 3 p.m.
11 Personal Training—ACSM Workshop
PennFit—Maintain Don’t Gain; noon.
30 Golf Swing Analysis; 5 p.m.
Van Pelt-Dietrich Library: Focused Lab Events
All take place in Kislak Center, rm. 623
1 Codecademy Web Fundamentals; 4 p.m. Also April 8, 15, 22 & 29.
2 Text Encoding (TEI); 3 p.m. Also April 9, 16, 23 & 30.
Omeka; 4 p.m. Also April 9, 16, 23 & 30.
3 Codecademy Python; 4 p.m. Also April 10, 17, & 24.
Van Pelt-Dietrich Library: WIC Labs
1 Copyright Clinic—Office Hours; 3 p.m.; rm. 125, WIC. Also April 8, 15, 22 & 29.
Excel Office hours; 6:30 p.m.; Education Commons. Also April 2, 7:30 p.m.
Open Lab; 1 p.m.; rm. 623, Kislak Center. Also April 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, & 29.
2 Canvas Office Hours; 2 p.m.; rm. 128, WIC. Also April 9, 11 a.m., April 17, 10 a.m., April 22, 1 p.m. & April 30, 3 p.m.
3 Photoshop Design Office Hours; 3 p.m.; Education Commons.
4 Canvas Showcase; 9 a.m.-noon; Meyerson Conference Room; register: http://libcal.library.upenn.edu/event.php?id=616987
Programming for Humanists; 10 a.m.; rm. 623, Kislak Center. Also April 11, 18, & 25.
Zotero; 3 p.m.; Goldstein Electronic Classroom. Also April 23, noon.
7 Assessment and Grading in Canvas; 10 a.m.; Goldstein Electronic Classroom. Also April 15, online& April 29, 11 a.m.
8 Intro to QGIS; 10 a.m.; Goldstein Electronic Classroom.
9 Research Management Practices; noon; rm. 625, Kislak Center.
11 Prezi; 2 p.m.; Education Commons.
15 NVivo; 11:30 a.m.; Goldstein Electronic Classroom.
Trip to the Archives Part II; noon; rm. 625, Kislak Center.
14 PPSA Board Meeting; 11 a.m.; DAR, fl. 5, Windows Conference Room, Franklin Bldg.; RSVP: email@example.com
15 WPPSA Meeting; 12:30 p.m.; Penn Women’s Center.
30 University Council Meeting; 4 p.m.; Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall; register: firstname.lastname@example.org
18 Dr. Nicholas A. Kefalides; 4 p.m.; Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Bldg.; RSVP: (215) 573-7527.
28 Professor Terry Adkins; 5-7:30 p.m.; Chinese Rotunda and Egyptian Gallery, Penn Museum.
5 SPEC-TRUM Spring Concert—The Owl Pharoah Beach Honeymoon Concert; Topaz Jones, Travis Scott and TY$; doors open at 7 p.m.; Harrison Auditorium; Penn Museum; $20, $15/Penn students; tickets on Locust Walk or http://upennspec.ticketleap.com (SPEC).
10 Philadelphia Arab Music Ensemble in Concert with Al-Bustan Takht Ensemble; 6:30 p.m.; Hall of Flags, Houston Hall; free (Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture).
12 Ghost Train Orchestra; throwback ensemble; 7 p.m.; Harold Prince Theatre, Annenberg Center; $45 (Annenberg).
25 Choral Society; Verdi’s Requiem; 8 p.m.; Irvine Auditorium (SAS Student Activities Council).
*location change* Khyal, Sitar, Tabla: The Current Generation; in conjunction with Transitions in Indian Music and Dance in the Colonial Indian Ocean; 8 p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum (South Asia Studies). See Conferences.
World Cafe Live
Performances daily. For a complete listing, see: http://philly.worldcafelive.com/
3 Wishful Sinking: Just for Ships and Giggles; 8 p.m.; 310 S. Quince St.; $30/adult, $15/students; info. & tickets: www.maskandwig.com (Mask and Wig Club). Also April 4.
3 BODYTRAFFIC; contemporary choreography; 7:30 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre; $20-55. Also April 4, 8 p.m.; April 5, 2 p.m. & 8 p.m.
4 One Act Festival: Princess & The Road Trip; two original plays written by Penn students; 7 p.m.; Bruce Montgomery Theatre; $5 (Theatre Arts Program). Also April 5.
12 Malavika Sarukkai: Ganga: Nitya Vaahini (The Eternal River); classic Indian Bharata Natyam dance; 8 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre; $20-55.
2 Voyageurs arabes en Sicile normande; Alfonso Campisi, Université de La Manouba; 6 p.m. Cherpack Seminar Room, Williams Hall; presentation in Italian (Italian Studies).
3 Do You Believe in Magic? The Sense and Nonsense of Alternative Medicine; Paul Offit, CHOP; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 240B, Silverman Hall; RSVP: email@example.com(Neuroethics).
Kelly Writers House
All events located in Arts Café. Info.: www.writing.upenn.edu/wh
1 Brunch with T.C. Boyle; 10 a.m.; RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
A Poetry Reading by Matt Zapruder; 6 p.m.
3 A Conversation with Jesse Malin; 5 p.m.; RSVP: email@example.com
7 A Lunch Chat with Anthony Wallace; noon; RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
10 Locally Grown; Jane Golden, Daniel Denvir, Ann Karlen, Grace Ambrose; 6 p.m.
11 The Motion of Light: Celebrating Samuel R. Delany’s Performance Poetics; 2 p.m.
16 Brave Testimony: A Celebration of Poetry of the African Diaspora; Brenda Marie Osbey, Brown; 6 p.m. (Africana Studies; Annenberg School).
17 Rob Sheffeild: Turn Around Bright Eyes: The Rituals of Love and Karaoke; 5 p.m.; RSVP: email@example.com
21 A Reading by Roxane Gay; 6 p.m.
22 Pretty in Ink: Lunch with Lindsey Palmer; noon.
Laynie Browne & Lisa Jarnot; 6 p.m.
23 Speakeasy Open Mic Night; 7:30 p.m.
24 Rotten English: Caribbean Writers in Conversation about Voice; 6 p.m.
28 Rae Armantrout; poet/Kelly Writers House Fellow; 6:30 p.m.; RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
29 Brunch with Rae Armantrout; 10 a.m.; RSVP: email@example.com
8 The Attainment Agenda: State Policy Leadership in Higher Education; Laura Perna and Jodi Finney; 6 p.m.
9 Battle for Ground Zero: Inside the Political Struggle to Rebuild the World Trade Center; Elizabeth Greenspan; 5:30 p.m. (Penn IUR; Urban Studies).
14 City Abandoned: Charting the Loss of Civic Institutions in Philadelphia; Vincent Feldman; 6 p.m.
23 Negotiating Your Investments: Use Proven Negotiation Methods to Enrich Your Financial Life; Steven Blum; 6:30 p.m.
3 2014 Models of Excellence Award Ceremony and Reception; 4 p.m.; Irvine Auditorium; RSVP: (215) 898-1012 (HR).
10 2nd Annual UPStart Showcase; 4-7 p.m.; Quorum, Science Center; register: www.ctt.upenn.edu/upstartshowcase.html (UPStart at Penn).
12 Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival; 10:15 a.m.-3 p.m.; Morris Arboretum; free w/ admission. Through April 19. (Morris Arboretum).
24 The Landscape Imagination; gala celebrating 100 years of landscape architecture at the University of Pennsylvania; includes launching of a new book by PennDesign Professor James Corner, The Landscape Imagination; 6:30-9:30 p.m.; Fisher Fine Arts Library; register by www.eventbrite.com/e/the-landscape-imagination-tickets-10433010415 (PennDesign).
29 West Philly Science Night; in conjunction with Philadelphia Science Festival; 10 speakers give 10 minute presentations; 6 p.m.; World Cafe Live Downstairs; $5/online, $7/door; tickets: www.philasciencefestival.org/event/181-west-philly-science-showcase (Penn Science Cafe).
30 ICA 50th Birthday Benefit; festive 1963 dress encouraged; tributes by Paula Marincola, Pew Center for Arts & Heritage; Jayson Musson, artist; Adam Weinberg, Whitney Museum of American Art; 6:30 p.m., cocktails; 8 p.m., dinner; ICA; info.: http://icaphila.org/(ICA).
5 Drums Around the World; take a musical journey around the world; 1-4 p.m.; free w/ admission (Year of Sound).
25 Teen Toga Party; ages 14-19; write your name in ancient Greek, etch a cameo and explore artifacts; 3:30-5 p.m.
Events in Van Pelt-Dietrich Center
17 Beatles Karaoke Night; 7 p.m.; Class of 1978 Pavilion; RSVP: (215) 898-7088. See Films.
29 Unpublished Titanic Collection Reception; join Penn Libraries and members of the Thayer family for a reception to welcome the John B. Thayer Memorial Collection of the Sinking of the Titanic to the Kislak Center; 5:30 p.m.; Class of 1978 Pavilion, Kislak Center; RSVP: (215) 898-2520.
Tickets & venues: www.pennathletics.com
1 Baseball vs. Saint Joseph’s/Villanova; Liberty Bell Classic; time TBA.
2 Softball vs. Temple; 4 p.m.
5 (M) Lacrosse; Alumni Game, Alumni Day; 10:30 a.m.
(M) Lacrosse vs. Brown; Alumni Day; 1 p.m.
(M) Tennis vs. Brown; 1 p.m.
6 (W) Lacrosse vs. Northwestern; noon.
(M) Tennis vs. Yale; 1 p.m.
9 Baseball vs. Saint Peter’s; 3:30 p.m.
12 (M) Heavyweight Rowing vs. Princeton/Columbia; Childs Cup; time TBA.
Baseball vs. Cornell; DH; noon.
(W) Tennis vs. Dartmouth; noon.
(M) Lacrosse vs. Harvard; 1 p.m.
Softball vs. Cornell; 12:30 p.m.
Softball vs. Cornell; 2:30 p.m.
13 Baseball vs. Cornell; DH; noon.
(W) Tennis vs. Harvard; noon.
Softball vs. Cornell; 12:30 p.m.
Softball vs. Cornell; 2:30 p.m.
15 Baseball vs. USciences; 3 p.m.
16 Softball vs. Drexel; 6 p.m.
18 (M) Tennis vs. Columbia; 2 p.m.
19 (W) Lacrosse vs. Brown; 1 p.m.
20 (W) Tennis vs. Cornell; 2 p.m.
23 (W) Lacrosse vs. Columbia; 4 p.m.
24 Penn Relays; all day. Through April 26.
25 Baseball vs. Columbia; DH; 1 p.m.
Softball vs. Columbia; 2 p.m.
Softball vs. Columbia; 4 p.m.
(M) Lacrosse vs. St. John’s; Katie Samson Lacrosse Festival; 7 p.m.
26 (M) Lightweight Rowing vs. Navy; Callow Cup; time TBA.
(M) Heavyweight Rowing vs. Harvard/Navy; Adams Cup; time TBA.
1 Man Made Natural: Insights Into the Authenticity of Materials; Grace Jeffers, design historian & materials specialist; 1:30 p.m.; Upper Gallery, Meyerson Hall (PennDesign).
The House that Plastics Built; Grace Jeffers, design historian & materials specialist; 3 p.m.; Upper Gallery, Meyerson Hall (PennDesign).
The Differences Digital Mapping Made: Thinking Spatially about Race and Sexuality in 1920s Harlem; Stephen Robertson, George Mason University; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 209, College Hall (History).
What’s Your Diagnosis?: Neurological Disease in the Horse; Laura Johnstone, New Bolton Center; 6:30 p.m.; New Bolton Center; RSVP: (610) 925-6500 (Penn Vet).
SPEC Film and Connaissance Present and Evening with Vince Gilligan; creator of the tv series Breaking Bad; 8 p.m.; Irvine Auditorium; tickets: $10, $5/Penn student, http://specevents.net/tickets (SPEC).
2 China Today: A Snapshot Collage; PASEF/ASEF luncheon; Avery Goldstein, Yuhua Wang, political science; Marshall Meyer, management; John Zhang, marketing; Linda Zhao, statistics; noon; Hourglass Room, Inn at Penn (PASEF).
Feminist Dialectics and Unrepentant Mothers, Or, What I Didn’t Say and Why; Kathleen Karlyn, University of Oregon; noon; rm. 330, Fisher-Bennett Hall (Cinema Studies).
Myths and Presumptions in Nutrition and Obesity: Practices Which Propagate Them and Proposed Solutions; David Allison, University of Alabama; 12:30 p.m.; 2nd fl. Atrium, Annenberg Public Policy Center; RSVP: www.annenbergpublicpolicycenter.org(APPC).
Eating in a Material World; Russ Composto, materials science and engineering; Schuyler Patton, Central High School; 6 p.m.; World Cafe Live (Penn Science Cafe).
The Odyssey, Nostalgia and the Lost Home; Peter Struck, classical studies; 6 p.m.; Penn Museum; $5, $2/members, $10/at door, free/college ID; tickets: www.penn.museum/college-and-adults/great-voyages.html (Museum).
3 South Asia Colloquium; Srilata Raman, University of Toronto; noon; rm. 826, Williams Hall (South Asia Studies).
Brown Bag Lecture: Creating and Conserving Culture in the 21st Century; Samia Rab, Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster, PA; 12:30 p.m.; Penn Museum (Penn Cultural Heritage Club).
The Ian L. McHarg Lecture; Richard Forman, Harvard; 6 p.m.; rm. B1, Meyerson Hall (PennDesign).
4 The Affordable Care Act: Success or Failure or Far too Early to Tell?; Timothy Jost, Washington and Lee University; noon; Auditorium, Colonial Penn Center; RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org (LDI).
Indian Americans: The Life and Work of a New Immigrant Community; Devesh Kapur, political science; noon; rm. 205, College Hall (Social Science and Policy Forum).
Out of the Shadows and Out of the Closet: Queer Youth Leadership in the Immigrant Rights Movement; Veronica Terriquez, USC; 2 p.m.; rm. 169, McNeil Bldg. (Sociology).
7 Who’s Calling the Shots? Exemptions from School-Entry Vaccine Mandates in California; Alison Buttenheim, nursing; noon; rm. 103, McNeil Bldg. (Population Studies Center).
Solar Energy Harvesting Using Colloidal Quantum Dot Solids; Ted Sargent, University of Toronto; noon; rm. 337, Towne Bldg. (Pennergy).
Collaboration With Art; Janet Echelman, Echelman Studio; Susan Weiler, OLIN Partners; 6 p.m.; Lower Gallery, Meyerson Hall (PennDesign).
8 Retirement Communities in the Philadelphia Area—Options and Considerations; Michele Berardi, Kendal-Crosslands Communities; 3:30 p.m.; Class of ’55 Conference Room, 2nd fl., Van Pelt-Dietrich Library (PASEF).
League of Nations or League of Empire? Geneva and the Problem of Self-Determination Between the Wars; Susan Pedersen, Columbia; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 209, College Hall (History).
9 Epigenetic Control of Antiviral Immunity; Alexander Tarakhovsky, Rockefeller University; 10 a.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).
The Anthropocentrocene: Narcissism and Humility in the ‘Age of Man’; Etienne Benson, history & sociology of science; 11:55 a.m.; Stiteler Plaza (60 Second Lecture Series).
The Afterlives of Edgar G. Ulmer; Noah Isenberg, the New School; noon; rm. 330, Fisher-Bennett Hall (Cinema Studies).
Gender-Based Violence in a Global Frame; Jacquelyn Campbell, Johns Hopkins; 5 p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum; register: http://humanities.sas.upenn.edu/registration.shtml (Penn Humanities Forum; Middle East Center).
PennDesign Lecture; Eric Bunge, nARCHITECTS; 6:30 p.m.; rm. B1, Meyerson Hall (PennDesign).
10 Microbes for HIV Prevention in Women: Gels, Films, Rings and MPTs; Sharon Hillier, University of Pittsburgh; noon; rm. 146AB, Smilow Center for Translational Research (CFAR).
Revisiting a Career in Scholarship: On Uncovering and Empowering Voices; Afaf Meleis, nursing; 3 p.m.; Roy Auditorium, Fagin Hall (Nursing).
The Sufi King: Religion and Governance in Pre-Ottoman Anatolia; Ali Karjoo-Ravary; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 3C4, DRL (Middle East Center).
Fuel and Fire: Modeling the Ancient Ecology and Economy of Regional Fuel Supplies in Roman Italy; Robyn Veal, Cambridge; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 402, Claudia Cohen Hall (Classical Studies).
Fine Arts Lecture; Paul Graham, Howard A. Silverstein; 6:30 p.m.; rm. B1, Meyerson Hall (PennDesign).
11 A New Deal for China’s Workers? Reform in the Wake of Labor Unrest; Cynthia Estlund, NYU; noon; rm. CSCC Conference Room, Fisher-Bennett Hall (SAS).
Urban Ethnography Workshop; Amada Armenta, sociology; 2 p.m.; rm. 169, McNeil Bldg. (Sociology).
12 How to Stage a Bloodbath: Gladiators at the Roman Arena; Garrett Fagan, Penn State; 2 p.m.; Penn Museum; pay-what-you-want (Museum).
14 Cognitive Development and Academic Achievement: The Role of Clean Water in Early Childhood; Sonia Bhalotra, University of Essex; noon; rm. 103, McNeil Bldg. (Population Studies Center).
15 Who’s Afraid of Killer Robots? How Robotics, 3D Printing and Other Innovations Will Affect the Future of War; Michael Horowitz, political science; 6 p.m.; World Cafe Live Upstairs (Penn Lightbulb Cafe).
16 Rumors of Approaching Bubonic Plague Have Been Greatly Exaggerated; David Wallace, English; 11:55 a.m.; Stiteler Plaza (60 Second Lecture Series).
Doctors Without Borders: Humanitarian Quests, Impossible Dreams; Renee Fox, sociology; noon; rm. 103, McNeil Bldg. (Sociology).
Novel Animal Models for HIV/AIDS; Theodora Hatziioannou, Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center; noon; Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Bldg. (CFAR).
Nuns, Children and Holy Fools: Women in the Italian Cinema of the 2000s; Claudia Consolati, cinema studies; noon; rm. 330, Fisher-Bennett Hall (Cinema Studies).
Mural Arts; Jane Golden, Mural Arts Program Philadelphia; noon; Amado Recital Hall, Irvine Hall; register: http://penn-ppsa.org/(PPSA).
Operation and Repertoire: The Textuality of Commedia dell’Arte Scenarios; Andrea Gazzoni, Italian studies; 6 p.m.; Cherpack Seminar Room, Williams Hall (Center for Italian Studies).
Lacrosse: Play on, Nationals!; Oren Lyons, Jr., Iroquois Confederacy; 6 p.m.; Penn Museum; pay-what-you-want (Museum).
PennDesign Lecture; Roland Snooks, Kokkugia; 6:30 p.m.; rm. B1, Meyerson Hall (PennDesign).
17 The Origins of Indirect Rule in India: Hyderabad and the British Imperial Order; Kavita Datla, Mount Holyoke College; 11:45 a.m.; rm. 826, Williams Hall (South Asia Studies).
Translesion DNA Synthesis and Mutagenesis in Escherichia Coli and Human Cells; Ashis Basu, University of Connecticut; 3 p.m.; Smilow Center for Translational Research (Penn Medicine).
Academic Freedom and the Boycott of Israeli Universities; 2014 Goldstone Forum; Stanley Fish, University of Illinois at Chicago; 4:30 p.m.; Harold Prince Theatre, Annenberg Center (SAS).
Celebrating the Century: Or How Ancient Wisdom Was Forgotten; Vivian Nutton, University College London; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 402, Claudia Cohen Hall (Classical Studies).
Fine Arts Lecture; Dawoud Bey, visiting artist; 6:30 p.m.; Institute for Contemporary Art (PennDesign; ICA).
18 Learning to Communicate: The Roles of Motivation, Cognitive Abilities and the Caregiving Environment; Danielle Matthews, University of Sheffield; noon; rm. 470A, 3401 Walnut St. (IRCS).
Corruption in the Chinese Healthcare System; Susan Rose-Ackerman, Yale; noon; CSCC Conference Room, Fisher-Bennett Hall (Center for the Study of Contemporary China).
21 If Something Wasn’t Done Soon: The Murder of Larry King; Gayle Salamon, Princeton; 5 p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum; register: http://humanities.sas.upenn.edu/registration.shtml (Penn Humanities Forum).
What Makes a (Soviet) Georgian? The Campaigns for Fereydan and Saingilo; Claire Kaiser, history; 6 p.m.; rm. 209, College Hall (History).
22 Roundtable: The Current State of Urban History; Siyen Fei, Michael Katz, Vanessa Ogle, Margo Todd, history; Thomas Safley, Thomas Sugrue, history & sociology; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 209, College Hall (History).
MUSA Earth Day Lecture: Mapping Our Global Future; multiple panelists; 5:30 p.m.; Lower Gallery, Meyerson Hall; register: http://penniur.upenn.edu/ (Penn IUR).
23 A Degenerate Dance: Music from Between the Wars by Erwin Schulhoff (1894-1942); Daedalus Quartet, music; 11:55 a.m.; Stiteler Plaza (60 Second Lecture Series).
The Challenges of Asymmetrical Alliance: Japan and the United States; Fumiaki Kubo, University of Tokyo; 4:30 p.m.; Silverstein Forum (CEAS).
The Relationship Between Neighborhood Religious and Civic Life in Chicago, 1970-2005; Doug McAdam, Stanford; noon; rm. 103, McNeil Bldg. (Sociology).
24 Musical Myths: Animals, Aesthetics and the Nature of Music; Pauline LeVen, Yale; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 402, Claudia Cohen Hall (Classical Studies).
Technologies for Generative Justice; Ron Eglash, RPI; 6 p.m.; Berger Auditorium, Skirkanich Hall; RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/global-distinguished-lecture-with-ron-eglash-tickets-11025498563 (South Asia Center).
25 Introduction to the People’s Liberation Army; Ken Allen, Defense Group Inc.; noon; CSCC Conference Room, Fisher-Bennett Hall (Center for the Study of Contemporary China).
The Battle for the Future of AI; Oren Etzioni, Allen Institute for AI; noon; rm. 470A, 3401 Walnut St. (IRCS).
The Origins of Migration Between Mexico & the US; Laurencio Sanguino, SSPF postdoctoral fellow; noon; rm. 205, College Hall (Social Science and Policy Forum).
Land Tenure and Common Rights on a Warwickshire Estate at the End of the 17th Century; Steve Hindle, Huntington Library; 2 p.m.; rm. 209, College Hall (History).
26 It’s Not All about Sex, Or Is It?: The Place and Role of Mothers in Private Tomb Decorations; Violaine Chauvet, Liverpool University; 3:30 p.m.; Penn Museum; $10, $7 w/ PennCard, $5/students (American Research Center in Egypt–PA Chapter).
28 Income versus Sanitation: Mortality Decline in Paris, 1880-1914; Lionel Kesztenbaum, Institut National d’Etudes Démographiques; noon; rm. 103, McNeil Bldg. (Population Studies Center).
29 Rethinking the Criminal Market in Transnationally Trafficked Archeological Antiquities; Jessica Dietzler, University of Glasgow; 12:30 p.m.; Penn Museum (Penn Cultural Heritage Club).
Teaching and Surviving a MOOC: One View; Stephanie McCurry, history; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 209, College Hall (History).
30 Tax Day Blues: Reflections on US Debt and Deficits; Enrique Mendoza, economics; 11:55 a.m.; Stiteler Plaza (60 Second Lecture Series).
The Unintended Consequences of Medical Measures: The Case of Patient Experience Surveys; Michael Sauder, University of Iowa; noon; rm. 103, McNeil Bldg. (Sociology).