|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.
5 Fall Term Break. Through October 8.
9 Classes Resume.
Drop Period Ends.
27 Family Weekend. Through October 29.
30 Advance Registration for Spring Term. Through November 12.
I-House Family Matinées
14 Whisper of the Heart; 2 p.m.
Peanut Butter and Jams
Tickets: $10.05; info: worldcafelive.com
Doors: 10:30 a.m. Shows: 11 a.m.
21 We Kids Rock Band.
Prices & registration: www.penn.musuem
3 Museum Playdate: Rome; ages 3-5; 10:30 a.m.
14 Second Saturday: A Focus on Rome; all ages; 11 a.m.
18 Homeschool Programs: Archaeological Adventures: More than Mummies; hieroglyphs, mummies, false doors & more! 10 a.m.
21 International Archaeology Day; all ages; 11 a.m.
Prices & registration: morrisarboretum.org
1 Introduction to Birding; ages 7+; 9 a.m. Also November 5 and December 3.
7 Discovery Series: Feathers, Flight, and Fun; 11 a.m.
13 Free Storytime; ages 1-5; 10:30 a.m. Also October 27.
24 Seeds to Sprouts; ages 2-4; 10:30 a.m. Mondays through November 27.
1 Penn China Education Summit: Educational Reform and Innovation in the Globalized Era; 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Houston Hall; register: email@example.com (Penn China Education Summit Committee).
5 Penn LDI 50th Anniversary Symposium: Shaping the Future of Health Care; 8:30 a.m.; Inn at Penn; register: https://ldi.upenn.edu/50th-symposium Through October 6 (LDI).
6 9th Transatlantic Workshop on the Economics of Crime; 8 a.m.; RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org Through October 7 (Criminology, Quattrone Center).
20th Annual Cell and Molecular Biology Symposium; 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Perelman Quadrangle; register: https://cambupenn.wixsite.com/cambsymposium(BGS, CAMB).
International Migration and Child Health: Progress and Priorities in Immigrant/Refugee Health; 2-5 p.m.; Ruth and Tristram Colket, Jr. Translational Research Bldg.; register: tinyurl.com/y75kyxvf (CHOP).
12 Penn in Latin America and the Caribbean (PLAC) Conference: Right, Left, Right: U-Turns and their Impact in Latin America and the Caribbean; Perry World House; info: https://global.upenn.edu/global-impact/penn-in-latin-america/conference (Penn Global, Latin American and Latino Studies, Nursing).
A Quarter Century of India’s Transformations; 2-6:30 p.m.; Michael A. Fitts Auditorium, Golkin Hall; register: https://casi.sas.upenn.edu/casi25thanniversary (CASI).
16 ITMAT Symposium: Structures, Technologies and Discoveries in Translational Science; 8:45 a.m.-5 p.m.; Rubenstein Auditorium, Smilow Center; info: www.itmat.upenn.edu/symposium/ Through October 17 (PSOM).
17 PennImmersive Fall Symposium; 9:30 a.m-1 p.m.; Kislak Center, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library; register: libcal.library.upenn.edu/event/3556759 (Libraries).
Singh Nanovation Conference; 1:30 p.m.; Singh Center for Nanotechnology; register: https://singhcon.nano.upenn.edu/ Through October 18 (Singh Center).
19 Under the Gun: Organized Violence and Afro-Descendant Populations; 2:30 p.m.; Perry World House; register: https://africana.sas.upenn.edu/events/under-gun Through October 20 (Africana Studies).
24 Biomedical Postdoctoral Council Research Symposium; 9 a.m.; Smilow Center for Translational Research, Smilow Rubenstein Auditorium and Commons; register: www.med.upenn.edu/bprs/ (BPC).
28 Louis I. Kahn: My Teacher, My Friend, My Father, My Architect; 10:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.; Meyerson Hall; register: http://bit.ly/2xeutDN (PennDesign).
Admission Donations and Hours
ARG: Fisher Fine Arts Library; free; hours: www.arthurrossgallery.org/
Burrison Gallery, Inn at Penn; free; Mon.-Fri., 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; http://tinyurl.com/kaevlec
Esther Klein Gallery: free; Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; estherkleingallery.tumblr.com/
ICA; free; hours: www.icaphila.org
International House; free; hours: ihousephilly.org/
Kroiz Gallery, Fisher Fine Arts Library; free; Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; http://tinyurl.com/hvrlct4
Morris Arboretum: Mon.-Sun., hours, prices: www.morrisarboretum.org
Penn Museum: $15/adults; $13/seniors; $10/children; free/members, PennCard holders and children under 5; Tues.-Sun, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; first Wed., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; www.penn.museum
Slought; free; Tues.-Fri., noon-
5 p.m.; www.slought.org
Van Pelt-Dietrich Library; free; hours: http://tinyurl.com/hwd74bp
Wistar; Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
1 Cityscapes and Landscapes in a Different Light; Mark Ayzenberg; reception October 6, 5 p.m., Burrison Gallery. Through October 27.
3 Artist Talk; Orkan Telhan, design; 5 p.m.; Quorum, Science Center.
7 Fall Festival; 10 a.m. Through October 8.
Scarecrow Walk; all day. Through October 31.
27 The Worlds Between: An Exploration of Magic, Folklore, and the Occult; opening reception; 6:30 p.m.; Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. Through December 15.
In Sight: Seeing the People of the Holy Land; Kamin Gallery, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. Through November 10.
Floating Music Hall by Louis Kahn; Kroiz Gallery. Through November 13.
The Poet and the Dentist: Stéphane Mallarmé and Thomas Evans; Leon Levy Dental Medicine. Through November 24.
A View of One’s Own; ARG. Through December 10.
The Kinetic Sculptures of Lyman Whitaker; Morris Arboretum. Through mid-December.
Nathalie Du Pasquier: Big Objects Not Always Silent; ICA. Through December 23.
Speech/Acts; ICA. Through December 23.
Moundbuilders: Ancient Architects of North America; Penn Museum. Through December.
Objects Speak: Media Through Time; Penn Museum. Through March 4, 2018.
“What in the World?” Early Television Meets the World of Archaeology, 1950-1966; Penn Museum. Through March 2018.
Cultures in the Crossfire: Stories from Syria and Iraq; Penn Museum. Through November 26, 2018.
Musical Partnerships at Play: The Marlboro Music Festival; Eugene Ormandy Gallery, Otto E. Albrecht Music Library. Through June 21, 2019.
Audubon’s Birds of America; 1st fl, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library.
Heaven On Earth: Churches of Constantinople (The Photography of Ahmet Ertug); Penn Museum.
Human Evolution: The First 200 Million Years; Penn Museum.
IHP: The First 100 Years; I-House.
John Cage: How to Get Started; Slought.
Marian Anderson on the World Stage; Marian Anderson Gallery (4th fl), Van Pelt-Dietrich Library.
Native American Voices: The People—Here and Now; Penn Museum.
Samuel Yellin, Metalworker: Drawings from the Architectural Archives; Kroiz Gallery.
The History of Nursing as Seen Through the Lens of Art; Carol Ware Lobby, Claire Fagin Hall.
Unearthed in the Archives; Fridays 1:30-2:30 p.m.; Penn Museum.
Penn Museum Tours
Weekend tours; 1:30 p.m.; Kamin entrance; free w/admission; info: www.penn.museum
1 Rome Gallery Tour; 1:30 p.m. Also October 8, 15, 22 and 29.
8 The Darkside; 2 p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum; free w/museum admission (Wolf Humanities Forum, Museum).
10 Oil & Water; 7 p.m.; Bruce Montgomery Theater; $10 (Annenberg Center).
11 Blood Leaves Its Trail; 5 p.m.; rm. 401 Fisher-Bennet Hall (English, Cinema Studies).
Good Bye Lenin! German with English subtitles; 8 p.m.; Class of 1925 basement lounge, Gregory College House (Germanic Languages and Literature).
18 My Brother is an Only Child; Italian with English subtitles; 6:15 p.m.; rm. 401, Fisher-Bennett Hall (Penn Cinema and Media Studies).
Louis Kahn’s Tiger City; 6:30 p.m.; Arthur Ross Gallery (ARG).
24 After Auschwitz; 6 p.m.; rm. 711, Williams Hall (Jewish Studies).
Prices & info: ihousephilly.org
Films start at 7 p.m. unless noted.
1 George A. Romero’s Original “Dead” Trilogy; 1 p.m.
5 The Pioneers of Pixels, Feedback, and Glitch; multiple film shorts.
12 New Media and Chance.
28 24 Hour Horror-thon, Part 11; doors open 11 a.m., program starts at noon. Through October 29.
4 Effective Poster Design; 3-4:30 p.m.; rm. 10-146AB, Smilow Center; register: events.med.upenn.edu (Faculty Affairs and Professional Development).
5 Penn Knitters; noon; Penn Women’s Center. Thursdays through October.
6 Yoga with Anisha; noon; Arthur Ross Gallery; free/Penn students, $5/all others. Also October 13 (ARG).
Drum Circle Workshop; 6:30-8 p.m.; Penn Museum; $15/general; $10/members and students. Also October 11, 18 (Museum).
19 Brown Bag: Is Home Ownership for Me? noon; rm. 1412, BRB (PHOS).
24 CTL Workshop: Inclusive Classroom for Queer and Gender Nonconforming Students; noon; rm. 330, Fisher-Bennett Hall (English).
Penn Ice Rink, Class of 1923 Arena
Prices & info: www.upenn.edu/icerink
Public skating: Sun. 1-2 p.m.; Mon. 12:30-2 p.m.; Wed. 12:30-2 p.m.; Fri. 12:30-2 p.m.; Sat. 4:30-5:30 p.m.
4 Public Hockey; 8:15 a.m. Wednesdays.
Freestyle Figure Skate; 2:15 p.m.; Wednesdays.
7 Penn Day for Students; 4:30 p.m.
15 Penn Day for Faculty and Staff; 1 p.m.
Liberal & Professional Studies
3 Master of Environmental Studies Virtual Café; noon.
4 Walk-In Wednesdays. 11 a.m and 4:30 p.m. Also October 11, 18, 25.
5 Master of Environmental Studies Virtual Information Session; noon.
10 Designing Your MLA Research Project; noon; 3440 Market St, ste. 100.
Bachelor of Arts Virtual Information Session; 5:30 p.m.
12 Master of Science in Applied Geosciences Virtual Information Session; noon.
14 Bachelor of Arts Open House; 11 a.m.; Ben Franklin room, Houston Hall.
18 Organizational Dynamics On-Campus Information Session; 6 p.m. 3440 Market St, ste. 100.
25 Master of Chemical Sciences Open House; 11:30 a.m.; Vagelos 200, Chemistry 1973 Bldg.
Prices & registration: morrisarboretum.org
3 Terrarium Building Workshop; 6:30 p.m.
4 Illustrated Nature Journaling; 1 p.m.
10 Sustainable Floral Arrangements; 6:30 p.m.
12 Pruning for the Homeowner; 7 p.m. Also October 14, 10 a.m.
14 Vermiculture: Composting with Worms; 10:30 a.m.
28 Winter Wellness with Essential Oils and DIY Workshop; 1 p.m.
HR: Professional and Personal Development Programs
Open to faculty and staff. Register at www.knowledgelink.upenn.edu
10 Conflict in the Workplace; 12:30 p.m.
How to Nominate a Staff Member or Team for a Models of Excellence Award; 2 p.m.
11 Effective Listening and Communication Skills for Managers; 12:30 p.m.
13 Financial Freedom: Strategies for Reducing Debt and Saving More; 12:30 p.m.
17 Money at Work 1: Foundations of Investing; 11 a.m.
Money at Work 2: Sharpening Investment Skills; 1:30 p.m.
18 Financial Freedom: Strategies for Reducing Debt and Saving More; 11 a.m.
20 Models of Excellence Nominations due
26 TED Talk Tuesday: How to Speak Up for Yourself; 12:30 p.m.
HR: Quality of Worklife Workshops
Open to faculty and staff. Register at www.hr.upenn.edu/myhr/registration
3 Campus Tree Tour with Robert Wells; noon.
9 New and Expectant Parent Briefing; 12:30 p.m.
12 Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning; 12:30 p.m.
16 Mindfulness Monday: From Mind Full to Mindful; 12:30 p.m.
17 Guided Meditation: 9 a.m.
18 Strategies for Work-Life Integration; 12:30 p.m.
Timeline to Retirement; 1:30 p.m.
20 Guided Meditation: 12:30 p.m.
21 Penn Family Day; 10 a.m.
23 Flexible Work Options; 12:30 p.m.
HR: Healthy Living
Open to Penn faculty and staff; free. Register: www.hr.upenn.edu/myhr/registration
5 Spinning; 11:30 a.m.
9 Be in the Know Biometric Screenings begin; 12:30 p.m.
10 Gentle Yoga; noon. Also October 24.
11 Campus Health Flu Shot Clinic; 11 a.m. Also October 12, 13
17 Webinar: Surviving and Enjoying the Six Stages of Parenthood; 3 p.m.
18 Zumba; noon.
24 Gentle Yoga; noon.
26 Plan Ahead: Strategies for Caregivers; 12:30 p.m.
27 October Wellness Walk; noon; College Hall.
30 Healthy Eating 101: Tips for Kids and Adults; 12:30 p.m.
Workshops held at Van Pelt-Dietrich Library, unless noted.
11 Other People’s Data: What Even is This? 11 a.m.; rm. 124.
The Power of Packaging: Creating Meaningful Graphics; 2 p.m.; rm. 114.
13 Blended Learning: Teaching with Technology More Purposefully; 10 a.m.; rm. 113.
Enhancing Your Digital Research Project; noon; rm. 124.
18 Don’t Lose Your Data; 11 a.m., rm. 124.
The Power of Packaging: Creating Video Presentations; 2 p.m.; rm. 114.
24 Diversi-tea with Penn Family Center; Meyerson Conference Room.
Open Access Week: Open Civic Data; 5 p.m.; Class of ‘55 Conference Room.
25 Data Visualization Best Practices; 11 a.m.; rm. 124.
The Power of Packaging: Creating Online Exhibits; 2 p.m.; Davis Seminar Room, Fisher Fine Arts Library.
26 Open Access Week: Innovative Publishing Models; noon; Meyerson Conference Room.
Art of Research 001: Intro to Research; 3 p.m.; rm. 114.
27 Mixing It Up with Tech: Turning a Course Activity into a Blended Learning Experience; 10 a.m.; rm. 113.
Canvas Help and Bloomberg 101; multiple events through October; info and registration: http://tinyurl.com/objw8zp
6 PPSA Meeting; open to any monthly-paid exempt University staff; noon; School of Nursing; RSVP: penn-ppsa.org/contact/
10 WPPSA Meeting; open to any weekly-paid non-union employees; 12:30 p.m.; rm. 201, 3401 Walnut Street, B Wing.
25 University Council Meeting; 4 p.m.; Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall; RSVP: email@example.com
6 Eli Burstein Centennial; 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Auditorium, LSRM; register: www.lsrm.upenn.edu/event/eli-burstein-centennial/ (Physics & Astronomy).
27 Penn Symphony Orchestra and Penn Chamber Orchestra; 8 p.m.; Irvine Auditorium (SAS).
20 Daedalus Quartet: The Complete Beethoven Quartets; noon; Arthur Ross Gallery; free (Annenberg Center).
Tickets and info: annenbergcenter.org
11 Black Violin: Classical Boom Tour; Wil Baptiste and Kev Marcus; 7:30 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre.
22 Jake Shimabukuro; ukulele; 7 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre.
World Cafe Live
Performances daily. Complete listing and tickets: www.worldcafelive.com
Tickets and info: annenbergcenter.org
6 BalletX; 8 p.m; Zellerbach Theatre. Also October 7, 2 p.m.
20 Hubbard Street Dance Chicago; 8 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre. Also October 21, 2 p.m.
23 Sukhishvili National Dance; 7:30 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre.
27 Haruki Murakami’s ‘Sleep’; 8 p.m.; Harold Prince Theatre. Also October 28, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
7 Speech/Acts Reading Group: Race and Space; 1 p.m., ICA; register: http://bit.ly/2y5HY5H (ICA).
17 Travels of an Archaeologist: Finding a Sense of Place; Richard Hodges, American University of Rome; 6 p.m.; Penn Museum (Museum).
21 Speech/Acts Reading Group: Race and Form; 1 p.m.; ICA; register: http://bit.ly/2xkWCYM (ICA).
11 Knowledge for Social Change: Bacon, Dewey, and the Revolutionary Transformation of Research Universities in the Twenty-First Century; Ira Harkavy, John Puckett, Matthew Hartley, Rita A. Hodges, Francis E. Johnston, and Joann Weeks; 5:30 p.m. (LDI).
13 I Hear My People Singing: Voices of African-American Princeton; Kathryn “Kitsi” Watterson, LPS; live performance by PLP The Unity; 6 p.m. (AARC).
16 A Man and his Presidents: The Political Odyssey of William F. Buckley, Jr.; Alvin Felzenberg; 6 p.m. (Annenberg School).
18 Overload: Finding the Truth in Today’s Deluge of News; Bob Schieffer; 6 p.m.
25 Disability, Human Rights, and Information Technology; Jonathan Lazar, Towson University; 6 p.m.
26 Conversation with Lea Waters (The Strength Switch), University of Melbourne, and Caroline Miller (Getting Grit), G’06; 2:30 p.m.
The Quantum Labyrinth: How Richard Feynman and John Wheeler Revolutionized Time and Reality; Paul Halpern, University of the Sciences; 6 p.m.
27 The Storm Before the Storm: The Beginning of the End of the Roman Empire; Mike Duncan; 6 p.m.
Penn Book Center
Events start at 6 p.m., unless noted.
2 Tasting Freedom: Octavius Catto and the Battle for Equality in Civil War America; Daniel Biddle and Murray Dubin.
3 Bark (Écorces), French-English reading; Samuel Martin and Mélanie Péron.
5 Black Pentecostal Breath: The Aesthetics of Possibility; Ashon T. Crawley.
10 Lisa’s Story; Tom Batiuk.
12 This Is What a Librarian Looks Like; Kyle Cassidy.
17 Finally Got the News: The Printed Legacy of the US Radical Left, 1970-1979; Bradley Duncan.
19 Spanish-English poetry reading; Yanko González.
21 Sin; Forough Farrokhzad, with Fatemeh Shams; books from banned lands reading group: Iran.
24 Alexander Hamilton: The Graphic History of An American Founding
Father; Jonathan Hennessy.
28 Happy 55th Birthday Penn Book Center! noon.
Kelly Writers House
Events held at the Arts Café.
2 Poetry Reading; Peter Gizzi; 6:30 p.m.
3 Reading; Daniel Saldaña París; 6 p.m.
12 Reading; Orhan Pamuk; 6 p.m.; RSVP required: firstname.lastname@example.org or (215) 746-POEM.
17 Poetry Reading; Herman Beavers and Williams J. Harris; 6 p.m.
23 Poetry Reading; James Sherry; 6 p.m.
26 Poetry Reading; Clark Coolidge; 6 p.m.
31 Cheryl J. Family Fiction Reading; Carmen Machado and Jenny Zhang; 6 p.m.
3 NanoDay@Penn; 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; info and locations: www.nano.upenn.edu/nanoday (Singh Center).
4 Employee Resource Fair; noon; Bodek Lounge and Reading Room, Houston Hall (PPSA, WPPSA).
5 25-Year Club Celebration; 5 p.m.; Houston Hall; register: email@example.com (HR).
10 8th Annual Celebration of Women Faculty; 3:30 p.m.; Jordan Medical Education Center Atrium; RSVP: http://provost.upenn.edu/faculty/pfwf (PFWF).
11 Diwali Celebration; buffet, music and dance, and other festivities; 7 p.m.; I-House; tickets: $15/public, $10/members (I-House).
12 Division of Public Safety Open House; 1 p.m.; 4040 Chestnut St (DPS).
14 LGBT Center 35th Anniversary Celebration; a day of ceremonies; noon; Houston Hall and LGBT Center; register: lgbt35.com $35/adults, $10/children (LGBT Center).
17 Archives Month Philly: Behind the Scenes; 5:30 p.m.; Kislak Center, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center; register: www.library.upenn.edu/exhibits (Penn Libraries).
Tickets and info: www.penn.museum
19 The Afrosphere; night of arts, dance, and music from the African diaspora; 7 p.m.
28 Day of the Dead; family-friendly celebration of Mexican culture; 11 a.m.
Prices and info: morrisarboretum.org
1 Early Bird Openings; 8 a.m. Sat. and Sun. through October.
14 Hidden Gems Tour; 11 a.m. Also October 28.
15 Bloomfield Art Day; noon.
Grist Mill Demonstration Day; 1 p.m.
Tickets & venues: www.pennathletics.com
2 (W) Soccer vs. Delaware; 7 p.m.
6 (W) Volleyball vs. Harvard; 7 p.m.
7 Field Hockey vs. Dartmouth; noon.
(W) Volleyball vs. Dartmouth; 5 p.m.
14 (W) Soccer vs. Dartmouth; 4 p.m.
(M) Soccer vs. Dartmouth; 7 p.m.
15 (W) Lacrosse vs. USC, UVA, Temple; 9:30 a.m.
17 (M) Soccer vs. Villanova; 7 p.m.
20 Field Hockey vs. Yale; 4 p.m.
(W) Volleyball vs. Princeton; 7 p.m.
Sprint Football vs. Post; 7 p.m.
21 Football vs. Yale; 1 p.m.
(W) Soccer vs. Yale; 4 p.m.
(M) Soccer vs. Yale; 7 p.m.
22 Field Hockey vs. Syracuse; non-conf.; 1 p.m.
27 (W) Volleyball vs. Brown; 7 p.m.
28 (W) Volleyball vs. Yale; 5 p.m.
2 Gasser Lecture; Ted Dawson, Johns Hopkins; noon; Gaulton Auditorium, BRB (Genetics).
Whiteness as Property: The Quantitative Case for Critical Race Theory in Medicine; Kevin Ahmaad Jenkins, SP2; noon; rm. 103, McNeil Center (Population Studies).
Para-Sites and Waste Frontiers: Governing Kampala’s Multi-Species Infrastructure; Jacob Doherty, Wolf Humanities Center; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 337, Claudia Cohen Hall (HSS).
Making It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning; Henry L. Roediger, III, Washington University in St. Louis; 3:30 p.m.; Levin Tedori Auditorium, Stephen A. Levin Bldg. (Psychology).
Control Societies Speaker Series; Alexander Galloway, NYU; 4 p.m.; rm. 500, Annenberg School (Annenberg; SP2).
3 Genomics of B Cell Lymphoma; Riccardo Dalla-Favera, Columbia; noon; Gaulton Auditorium, BRB (Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute).
The Peruvian Dead and the Indigenous Embodiment of History at the Smithsonian, 1949-1965; Christopher Heaney, McNeil Center for Early American Studies; noon; Silverstein Forum, Stiteler Hall (Latin American and Latino Studies).
Empires, the Atlantic World and the New Consumer Culture; David Blackbourn, Vanderbilt; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 209, College Hall (History).
4 12@12; noon; Arthur Ross Gallery (ARG).
Novel MicroScale Solutions for Biophysical Characterization of Biological Therapeutics; Wyatt Strutz, NanoTemper; noon; Conference rm. 10-100, Smilow Center (CT3N).
CRRWH Brown Bag Lunch Series; noon; Baolu Shi, Jeremy Wang Lab; rm. 252, BRB II/III (Center for Research on Reproduction and Women’s Health).
Modeling the Structure and Properties of Soft Materials; Jonathan Whitmer, University of Notre Dame; 3 p.m.; Wu and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall (Engineering).
Neurosciences Seminar; Bernardo Sabatini, Harvard; 4 p.m.; Barchi Library, John Morgan Bldg. (Mahoney Institute).
The Case for an Exciton Metal in Bilayer Graphene; Michael Zaletel, Princeton; 4 p.m.; rm. A4, DRL (Physics & Astronomy).
CSCC Speaker Series: Innovation in China’s Economy; Shang-Jin Wei, Columbia; 4:30 p.m.; rm. B26, Stiteler Hall (East Asian Studies).
Watching the Light in Rome; Frederick Steiner, PennDesign; 5:30 p.m.; Arthur Ross Gallery (ARG).
The Greek Polis: Imagining the Ideal City; Peter Struck, classical studies; 6 p.m.; Penn Museum; $10; register: www.penn.museum (Museum)
Documenting Nuclear Afterlives; 7-9 p.m.; I-House (Wolf Humanities Forum).
5 De novo design of catalysts; Ivan Korendovych, Syracuse; noon; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Biochemistry and Biophysics).
Physical Chemistry Seminar; Reshef Tenne, Weizmann Institute, Israel; 1 p.m.; Carol Lynch Lecture Hall (Chemistry).
Monthly Confocal Training Lecture; Andrea Stout, CDB Microscopy Core; 1 p.m.; rm. 1101, BRB; register: events.med.upenn.edu (CDB Microscopy Core).
Public Art and Social Change; Jane Golden, Mural Arts Philadelphia; 3:30 p.m.; Class of ’49 Auditorium, Houston Hall; RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org (PASEF).
Epigenetic regulation of epidermal barrier function and innate immunity; Sarah Millar, dermatology; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 248, Anatomy-Chemistry Bldg. (Biochemistry and Biophysics).
7 Talking Back: Dance Response Project; Kyle Abraham and Carrie Schneider; 6:30 p.m.; Slought Foundation (History of Art).
9 Identifying Novel Regulators of Ciliary Protein Traffic; Prachee Avasthi, University of Kansas; noon; rm. 10-146, Smilow Center (Systems Pharmacology and Translational Therapeutics).
The Citizenship Advantage: Immigration Socioeconomic Attainment across Generations in the Age of Mass Migration; Peter Catron, sociology; noon; rm. 103, McNeil (Population Studies).
Ayudha Puja: On Machines, Rituals and Beliefs; Renny Thomas, Jesus & Mary College University of Delhi; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 337, Claudia Cohen Hall (HSS).
Restoration of Victorian Studies Reading Group; Laura Stevens, University of Tulsa; 5:30 p.m.; rm. 330, Fisher-Bennett Hall (English).
10 Cancer Immune Surveillance; Robert Vonderheide, biomedical graduate studies; noon; Sarah and Matthew Caplan Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).
A Conversation About LGBT Civil Rights: What Challenges Lie Ahead; Amber Hikes, Philadelphia Office of LGBT Affairs; noon; 2nd floor meeting room, Penn Bookstore; register: www.upenn.edu/affirm-action/offerings.html (OAA-EOP).
Venice: Charms and Challenges; Tom Daniels, PennDesign; 4:30 p.m.; Upper Gallery, Meyerson Hall; register: penniur.upenn.edu (IUR).
Inclusive Public Leadership: How to Run for Office; Wayne Smith, Delaware House of Representatives; 5:30 p.m.; Spady Room, Fox-Fels Hall; register: www.fels.upenn.edu/event/872 (Fels).
Race and Poetics; John Keene, Rutgers; Dorothy Wang, Williams College; 6 p.m.; Kelly Writers House (English).
11 The Socialist Minor Cinema of Soja Jovanović; Dijana Jelaca, St. John’s University; noon; rm. 330, Fisher-Bennett Hall (Cinema Studies).
Graduate Seminar on Poetics and Race; Dorothy Wang, Williams College; noon; rm. 330, Fisher-Bennett Hall (English).
Empirical Studies of Corporate Charters in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan; Yun-Chien Chang, Academia Sinica, Taiwan; noon; rm. 345, Fisher-Bennett Hall (Center for the Study of Contemporary China).
Philadelphia, America’s First World Heritage City; David B. Brownlee, history of art; 1 p.m.; Class of ’78 Pavilion, Van Pelt Library; RSVP:
Becoming Who We Are: The Declaration, The Constitution, and the U.S.; Kermit Roosevelt III, Penn Law; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 108, the ARCH (OAA-EOP).
New Bio-based Supply Chains for Medicine; Christina Smolke, Stanford; 4 p.m.; Carol Lynch Lecture Hall (Chemistry).
Why Do Picaresque Narratives Matter: Pícaros and Intellectuals in Mexico; Jorge Telles, Hispanic and Portuguese Studies; 4 p.m.; Meyerson Conference Room, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center; register: libcal.library.upenn.edu/event/3367340 (Penn Libraries).
Neurosciences Seminar; Ryan Hibbs, UT Southwestern Medical Center; 4 p.m.; Barchi Library, John Morgan Bldg. (Mahoney Institute).
Medieval Renaissance Seminar; Daniel Davies, English; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 330, Fisher-Bennett Hall (English).
The Psychology of Soul and Afterlife; Paul Rozin, psychology; 5 p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum (Wolf Humanities Forum).
Art Reset: Coffee and Conversation; Lauren Altman, MFA’18; 6:30 p.m.; Arthur Ross Gallery (ARG).
What’s Hot! What’s Not! With the Perennial Diva; 7 p.m.; Morris Arboretum; $15/members, $20/non-members.
12 BCIP Speaker Series; Emily Ritter, UC Merced; noon; Stiteler Hall (BCIP).
DNA nanomechanical devices for biophysical measurements; Carlos E. Castro, OSU; noon; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Biochemistry and Biophysics).
Radiobiology and Imaging Program; Sunday Akintoye, radiation oncology; noon; rm. SCTR 8-146AB, Smilow Center; register: events.med.upenn.edu (Radiation Oncology).
Physical Chemistry Seminar; Thomas Rizzo, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne; 1 p.m.; Carol Lynch Lecture Hall (Chemistry).
Measuring the Effects of Changes in Corporate Governance; Frank Partnoy, UC San Diego and UC Berkeley; 3 p.m.; rm. 211, Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall (Institute for Law and Economics).
Mapping the structure of animal behavior; Gordon Berman, Emory University; 4 p.m.; Tedori Family Auditorium, Levin Bldg. (Biology).
Pulmonary/Critical Care Bioengineering: From Nano to Micro and Combined.; Jacob Brenner, pulmonary, allergy and critical care; 4 p.m.; 11-146 Smilow Center. (PSOM)
History and Sociology of Science Workshop; Nancy Tomes, Stony Brook; 4:45 p.m.; rm. 2019, floor 2U, Claire Fagin Hall (History and Sociology of Science).
Industrial Waste as Cultural Resource: A Retrospective in Industrial Heritage; Fredric Quivik, Michigan Technological University; 6 p.m.; Upper Gallery, Meyerson Hall (PennDesign).
David Smith. Artist for Today; Michael Brenson, design; 6:30 p.m.; Morgan Gallery, 205 S. 34th St (PennDesign).
Is the Media to Blame for the Climate of Polarization? Michael Smerconish, L’87; 7 p.m.; rm. 200, College Hall (Andrea Mitchell Center).
13 Daedalus Quartet: The Complete Beethoven Quartets; discussion with Yale Cohen, otorhinolaryngology, on Beethoven’s hearing loss; noon; Rubenstein Auditorium, Smilow Center; free (Annenberg Center).
David Smith. Artist for Today; Michael Leja; Sarah Hamill, Smith; Taylor Davis; Matthew Affron, Philadelphia Museum of Art; noon; Morgan Gallery (PennDesign).
The Role of the Subject Expert in the 21st Century Library; Deb Stewart, Penn Libraries; noon; Nevil Classroom, Penn Museum (AAMW).
PPE BeLab Colloquium; Danila Serra, Southern Methodist University; 2:30 p.m.; rm. 392, Claudia Cohen Hall (PPE).
Disorder in the brain; Elizabeth Rhoades, chemistry; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 248, Anatomy-Chemistry Bldg. (Biochemistry and Biophysics).
Scenic Reliquaries, Semiotics, and Strategies of Representation, Circa 1300; Sarah Guérin, history of art; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 113, Jaffe History of Art Bldg. (History of Art).
Public Policy in Practice; Cecilia Munoz, New America; 5:30 p.m.; Class of ’49 Auditorium, Houston Hall; register: email@example.com (Fels).
14 Neural Computation of Depth from Motion; Greg DeAngelis, University of Rochester; noon; Class of ’62 Auditorium, John Morgan Bldg. (Center for Cognitive Neuroscience).
16 The End in Sight: Life Below Shrinking Glaciers in Three Continents; Benjamin Orlove, Columbia; noon; rm. 345, Penn Museum (Latin American and Latino Studies; Anthropology).
The Impact of Immigration Policies on Local Enforcement, Crime and Policing Efficiency; Alberto Ciancio, economics; noon; rm. 103, McNeil Center (Population Studies).
American Literature; Karen Shimakawa, NYU; 5:30 p.m.; rm. 330, Fisher-Bennett Hall (English).
17 Metabolic Reprogramming Mechanisms: Lessons Learned from Viruses; Heather Christofk, UCLA; noon; Gaulton Auditorium, BRB (Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute).
18 An Uncertain Atmosphere: Towards a Sensorial Reading of Strange Films; Erick Felinto, State University of Rio de Janeiro; noon; rm. 330, Fisher-Bennett Hall (Cinema Studies).
Brown Bag Lunch Seminars; Florin Tuluc, CHOP; noon; rm. 252, BRB II/III (Center for Research on Reproduction and Women’s Health).
Nanotechnology Takes Aim at Hard-to-Reach Cancers; Efstathios Karathanasis, Case Western Reserve University; 1 p.m.; rm. 10-146, Smilow Center (CT3N).
Effects of Climate Change in the Swiss Alps; Reto Giere, earth and environmental science; 2 p.m.; Café 58, Irvine Auditorium (SAS).
Designing Catalysts: A Very Old Idea Finally Starts to Blossom; Susannah Scott, UC Santa Barbara; 3 p.m.; Wu and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall (Engineering).
Aldrich Lecture; Shannon Stahl, University of Wisconsin, Madison; 4 p.m.; Carol Lynch Lecture Hall (Chemistry).
Magnetism in Amorphous Alloys; Frances Hellman, UC Berkeley; 4 p.m.; rm. A4, DRL (Physics & Astronomy).
Sci-hub and the Future of Publishing; Daniel Himmelstein, systems pharmacology & translational therapeutics; 4 p.m.; Meyerson Conference Room, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library (Libraries).
China’s Economy: Fiscal Stimulus, Innovation and Productivity; Chan-Tai Hsieh, University of Chicago; 4:30 p.m.; rm. B26, Stiteler Hall (Center for the Study of Contemporary China).
The Ancient Greeks and the Future of the Human Race; Edith Hall, King’s College, London; 5 p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum (Wolf Humanities Forum, Classical Studies, Museum).
19 High-throughput High-resolution Cryo-EM in Structural Biology: From COPII coats to virus-receptor interactions; Scott Stagg, FSU; noon; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Biochemistry and Biophysics).
Health Care Within the Walls and Without Tickets; Bruce Herdman, Philadelphia Department of Prisons; noon; John Morgan Auditorium, John Morgan Bldg. (Center for Public Health Initiatives).
Physical Chemistry Seminar; Frances Hellman, UC Berkeley; 1 p.m.; Carol Lynch Lecture Hall (Chemistry).
Insects in variable and changing climates: Modeling stress, plasticity and evolution; Joel Kingsolver, UNC, Chapel Hill; 4 p.m.; Tedori Family Auditorium, Levin Bldg. (Biology).
Penn Center for Pulmonary Biology Seminar Series; Michael Koval, Emory; 4 p.m.; rm. 11-146, Smilow Center (Penn Center for Pulmonary Biology).
Physiology Seminar Series; Jan Huizinga, McMaster University; 4 p.m.; Austrian Auditorium and lobby, CRB (Physiology).
Faculty Workshop; Anna Su, University of Toronto; 4:30 p.m.; Silverstein Forum, Stiteler Hall (DCC).
Sartorial Poetics: Clothing and Politics in Dante and Boccaccio; Kristina Marie Olson, George Mason; 5:30 p.m.; rm. 543, Williams Hall (Italian Studies).
20 Career Talk; Justin Meservie, Monitor Deloitte; noon; Spady Room, Fox-Fels Hall; register: firstname.lastname@example.org (Fels).
Center for the Advanced Study of India Seminar; noon; M. R. Madhavan, PRS Legislative Research, New Delhi; ste. 560, 3600 Market St (CASI).
AAMW Colloquium; Bonnie Magness-Gardiner, FBI; noon; Nevil Classroom, Penn Museum (History of Art).
PPE BeLab Colloquium; Juan Carrillo, USC; 1 p.m.; rm. 392, Claudia Cohen Hall (PPE).
GCB Chalk Talks; Lewis Chodosh, Babak Faryabi, and Kate Nathanson, biomedical graduate studies, 2 p.m.; Class of ’62 Auditorium, John Morgan Bldg. (BGS).
Predicting protein interactions by understanding and characterizing how protein surfaces perturb water structure; Amish Patel, chemical and biomolecular engineering; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 248, Anatomy-Chemistry Bldg. (Biochemistry and Biophysics).
21 Neural Mechanisms of Vocal Communication; Michael Long, NYU; noon; Class of ’62 Auditorium, John Morgan Bldg. (Center for Cognitive Neuroscience).
Of Scribes and Stables: Recent Discoveries in a New Kingdom Cemetery at South Abydos; Kevin M. Cahail, Museum; 3:30 p.m.; Penn Museum (Museum).
23 Population Studies Fall Colloquium; Heather Schofield, medical ethics and health policy; noon; rm. 103, McNeil Center (Population Studies).
Making Good on Private Duty: What We Can Learn from Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century Guides to Domestic Practice; Charles Rosenberg, Harvard; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 337, Claudia Cohen Hall (HSS).
Control Societies Speaker Series; Shannon Mattern, The New School; 4-5:30 p.m.; rm. 500, Annenberg School (Annenberg, SP2).
24 Alphavirus Vaccines: Novel Platforms and Attenuation Approaches; Scott Weaver, UT - Medical Branch; noon; Sarah and Matthew Caplan Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).
Alphavirus Vaccines: Novel Platforms and Attenuation Approaches; Scott Weaver, UT; noon; Caplan Auditorium Wistar Institute (Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute).
Center for the Advanced Study of India Seminar; noon; Francesca Jensenius, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs; ste. 560, 3600 Market St (CASI).
Radiation and Medical Risk, in the Context of my Work in Hiroshima, Fukushima, Thyroid Screening and Scientific Uncertainty; M. Susan Lindee, history and sociology of science; noon; rm. 1402, Blockley Hall; register: events.med.upenn.edu (Medical Ethics and Health Policy).
How can we improve translation of pre-clinical osteoarthritis research to patients? Christopher Little, University of Sydney; 1:30 p.m.; CRB (McKay Laboratories).
Clinical Teaching at the Bedside; Jeanine Ronan and Corrie Stankiewicz, PSOM; 3 p.m.; rm. 1412, BRB; register: events.med.upenn.edu (PSOM).
25 Aerial Aftermaths: Remote Sensing in a Post-9/11 Wartime; Caren Kaplan, UC Davis; noon; rm. 330, Fisher-Bennett Hall (Cinema Studies).
CRWWH Seminar; Pierre Leclerc, Laval University; noon; rm. 252, BRB II/III (Center for Research on Reproduction and Women’s Health).
Adjunct Attrition: How Public Colleges and Universities Can Support and Maintain Non-Tenure Track Faculty; Chad Evans; 12:30 p.m.; Kleinman Center, Fischer Fine Arts (Demography).
PhysioMimetics: How Integration of Systems Biology with Organs-on-Chip May Humanize Therapeutic Development; Linda Griffith, MIT; 3 p.m.; Wu and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall (Engineering).
Neurosciences Seminar; Nathaniel Sawtell, Columbia University Medical Center; 4 p.m.; rm. 140, John Morgan Bldg. (Mahoney Institute).
Medieval Renaissance Seminar; Eric Weiskott, Boston College; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 330, Fisher-Bennett Hall (English).
Game Changers: The Transformation of Sports Media (and a Career); William Koenig, Global Media Content Distribution; 4:30 p.m.; rm. S245A, Silverman Hall (Penn Law).
The Afterlives of Babies: A View from West Africa; Alma Gottlieb, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; 5 p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum (Wolf Humanities Forum).
Conversation; Clifford Ross, photographer; Kaja Silverman, history of art; 5:30 p.m.; Arthur Ross Gallery (ARG).
Uncrating Kahn; William Whitaker, architectural archives; 6:30 p.m.; Meyerson Hall; RSVP: www.design.upenn.edu (PennDesign).
26 Combined MS/Cryo-EM analysis of ribosome assembly pathways; James Williamson, Scripps Research Institute; noon; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Biochemistry and Biophysics).
Cancer Immunotherapy, Liver Disease, Stem-Cell Based Technologies; Chandan Guha, Einstein College of Medicine; noon; rm. 8-146AB, Smilow Center (Radiation Oncology).
Engaging Maya Stories; Paul Sullivan, author; 12:30 p.m.; Nevil Classroom, Penn Museum (Native American & Indigenous Studies).
Physical Chemistry Seminar; Jing Wang, Stony Brook; 1 p.m.; Carol Lynch Lecture Hall (Chemistry).
Female Ethics and Epic Rivalry: Intertextuality between Penelope in the Odyssey and Helen in the Iliad; Rachel Lesser, Gettysburg College; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 402, Claudia Cohen Hall (Classical Studies).
Energy Innovation in China; Joanna Lewis, Georgetown; 4:30 p.m.; rm. B26, Stiteler Hall (Center for the Study of Contemporary China).
Res-Vic; Tim Chandler, English; 5:30 p.m.; rm. 330, Fisher-Bennett Hall (English).
27 AAMW Colloquium; David Ratzan, NYU; Jim Yardley, Columbia; noon; Nevil Classroom, Penn Museum (History of Art).
PPE BeLab Colloquium; Maya Bar-Hillel, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; 1 p.m.; rm. 392, Claudia Cohen Hall (PPE).
Bosom Friends: On Personal Artifacts and Subjectivity Formation in Byzantium; Ivan Drpic, history of art; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 113, Jaffe Bldg. (History of Art).
Decoding and recoding the bacterial SOS pathway; Rahul Kohli, Penn Medicine; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 248, Anatomy-Chemistry Bldg. (Biochemistry and Biophysics).
A Cosmic Perspective; Searching for Aliens, Finding Ourselves; Jill Tarter, SETI Institute; 6 p.m.; Harrison Auditorium, Penn Museum (Physics, Astronomy).
28 Connection Between Language and Cognition; Lera Boroditsky, UC San Diego; noon; Class of ’62 Auditorium, John Morgan Bldg. (Center for Cognitive Neuroscience).
30 How Do We Teach Students to Evaluate Information? Helping Students Distinguish Between Dependable Knowledge and Misinformation; Richard Berk, population studies; noon; rm. 134, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library (Population Studies).
Population Studies Colloquium; Debra Umberson, UT - Austin; noon; rm. 103, McNeil Center (Population Studies).
UNESCO’s Global Campaign against Racism 1950-1963: The View from the Archives; Alice Conklin, OSU; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 337, Claudia Cohen Hall (HSS).
Psychology Colloquium; Christopher F. Chabris, Geisinger Health System; 3:30 p.m.; Levin Tedori Auditorium, Stephen A. Levin Bldg. (Psychology)
Why Historic Preservation Matters: Building a More Just City; Max Page, UMass Amherst; 5:30 p.m.; rm. B6, Stiteler Hall (Penn Urban Studies).
Size Matters: Big City Prints of the Early Modern Period; Larry Silver, history of art; 5:30 p.m.; Kislak Center, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center (History of Art).
31 Inorganic Chemistry Seminar; Tom Cundari, University of Northern Texas; noon; Carol Lynch Lecture Hall (Chemistry).
Autophagy, Metabolism and Cancer; Eileen White, Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey; noon; Glen Gaulton Auditorium, BRB (Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute).