The Penn Center for AIDS Research hosts Janice Clemens, vice dean of faculty and professor of molecular and comparative pathobiology at Johns Hopkins University to discuss :An SIV Model of HIV Eradication: Role of Myeloid Cells in HIV Latency." Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Building.
BURN THE DIARIES
September 19 (All day) - December 28 (All day)
The Institute of Contemporary Art presents “Moyra Davey: Burn the Diaries,” a new body of work by Davey based on the artist’s recent reading of Jean Genet. Moving between photography, writing, and film, Davey’s highly personal and methodical work draws deeply on the form of the essay. A public reception takes place from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at ICA, 118 S. 36th St. The exhibit runs through Dec. 28. Info: www.icaphila.org.
November 29 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Penn Ice Rink offers free admission with a nonperishable food donation. Penn Ice Rink, 3130 Walnut St. Info: 215-898-1923 or www.upenn.edu/icerink.
December 14 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Penn Ice Rink offers free admission with a Toys for Tots donation. Penn Ice Rink, 3130 Walnut St. Info: 215-898-1923 or www.upenn.edu/icerink.
“Insects are disgusting. Things that are disgusting are offensive because of what they are. It’s not that insects taste bad. It’s that the idea of an insect is upsetting to people.”
Paul Rozin, a professor in the Department of Psychology in the School of Arts & Sciences, on the difficulty in selling the public on the use of insects as human food and animal feed in order to assure long-term food security. (BBC.com, Oct. 14, 2014)