October at PENN 1996


11 Drop period ends.

12 Fall term break. Through Oct. 15.


12 Celebrating Museum Cats; children ages 8-12 tour the galleries and create cat art in the craft workshop; see Fitness/Learning for new, adult workshops; 10 a.m.-noon; Museum; $5/materials fee; registration: 898-4016.

Morris Arboretum

Registration: 247-5777 ext. 156.

18 Let's Build a Birdfeeder; recommended for elementary-school-age children; 1-3 p.m.; $17/family (one feeder), $5/each additional feeder; bring a hammer and Phillips-head screwdriver.

27 The Truth About Bats; class led by bat expert Tom Tague; 2-3 p.m.; $8, free/parents.

Everybody Makes Music

Concerts for children ages 6 to 12 years old and their families; $6, $3/kids 12 and under; series (call 895-6546 for full schedule), any 5 concerts: $25/adults, $10/kids 12 and under.

12 The Armagh Rhymers; see also Music; 1 p.m.

26 Cambodian Music and Dance; Chamroeun Yin and his students demonstrate traditional court dances; 1 p.m.


Admission donations and hours:

University Museum: $5, $2.50/seniors and students with ID, free/members, with PENNCard, children under 6; Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sunday, 1-5 p.m.; closed Mondays and holidays.

Institute of Contemporary Art: $3, $1/students, artists, seniors, free/members, children under 12, with Penn-Card, and Sundays 10 a.m.-noon; Thursdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Wednesdays-Sundays, 10 a.m. -5 p.m.; closed: Mondays & Tuesdays.

Morris Arboretum: $4, $3/seniors, $2/students, free/with PENNCard, children under 6; Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Other galleries: free.


1 Sam Maitin: Recent Works and Other Flights of Fancy; paintings, drawings and prints by the prominent Philadelphia artist; opening reception, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; Burrison Gallery, Faculty Club. Through Oct. 25.

12 Healing Plants: Medicine Across Time and Cultures; more than 1,800 new plants have been added to outdoor mini-galleries focusing on herbal heritage of various regions, seed materials brought from Europe, and traditional and modern uses of plants; see also Special Events; also on display: Medicinal Plants of Shakespeare, watercolor prints by 19th C. Philadelphia artist Rosa Towne; Morris Arboretum.

25 Peales at Penn; selected portraits and miniatures by members of the Peale family of artists in the University's collection shown in connection with The Peale Family: Creation of a Legacy 1770-1810 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art (Nov. 2, 1996-Jan. 5, 1997); includes works attributed to Charles Willson Peale, Rembrandt Peale, Mary Jane Peale, and James Peale; Arthur Ross Gallery, 220 S. 34th St. Through Oct. 30.

28 Cityscapes; Jack Lawlor; reception, Nov. 7, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; Burrison Gallery, Faculty Club. Through Nov. 29.

31 Central Asian Weavings from the Russian Ethnographic Museum; carpets and other textiles woven by nomadic Turkmen tribes; University Museum. Through Jan. 5.


John Laub: Recent Paintings; Klein Gallery, 3600 Market. Through Oct. 11.

A Graphic Odyssey: Romare Bearden as Printmaker; Arthur Ross Gallery, Fisher Fine Arts Library. Through Oct. 24.

Beyond Belief: Contemporary Art from East Central Europe; ICA. Through Oct. 27.

Sculpture of Harry Gordon; Arboretum. Through 1996.

One House, One Voice, One Heart: Native American Education at the Santa Fe Indian School; Museum. Through Jan. 5.

Time and Rulers at Tikal: Architectural Sculpture of the Maya; Museum. Through Fall 1997.


Ancient Greek World; Living in Balance: Universe of the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo and Apache; Ancient Mesopotamia: Royal Tombs of Ur; The Egyptian Mummy: Secrets and Science; Raven's Journey: World of Alaska's Native People; Buddhism: History and Diversity of a Great Tradition; Museum.


Film/Video Project

Films and programs at Int'l House; full descriptions: http://www.libertynet.org/~ihouse; tickets (unless noted): $6, $5/members, students, seniors, $3/children under 12; foreign language films with subtitles (unless noted); info/tickets: 895-6542; repeat dates and time in italics.

4 W.E.B. DuBois (Massiah, US, 1995); 1 & 7 p.m. Oct. 5, 6 p.m.; Oct. 6, 3 p.m.

11 Courage Under Fire; open captioned; 7 p.m. Oct. 13, 3 p.m.

23 The Legend of Zipang (Hayashi, Japan, 1992); 7 & 9 p.m. Oct. 24 & 26, 7 & 9 p.m.; Oct. 27, 4 & 8 p.m.

25 The Hamster Factor and Other Tales of Twelve Monkeys (Fulton & Pepe, USA, 1996); 1 & 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27, 6 p.m.

Independent Film/Video Ass'n

Registration: 895-6594.

1 The Pew Fellowships Seminar; Melissa Franklin; 6-7:30 p.m.; register by Sept. 30.

11 Screenplay Workshop; James Ryan; 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; $185/non-members and at the door, $165/PIVFA members in advance. Continues Oct. 12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

21 Working with AVID; Eugene Martin; 6-9 p.m.; fee: TBA.

29 PIFVA Open Screen; 7 p.m.

Taiwanese Cinema

1 The Peony Pavilion (Chen, 1994); 7:30 p.m.

Rebels of the Neon God (Tsai, 1992); 9:15 p.m.

2 Vive L'Amour (Tsai, 1994); 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3, 9:30 p.m.; Oct. 5, 3 p.m.; Oct. 6, 6 p.m.; Oct. 9, 7:30 p.m.

3 Tropical Fish (Chen, 1995); 7 p.m. Oct. 8, 7:30 p.m.

5 Lonely Heart's Club (Yee, 1996; 9:45 p.m. Oct. 10, 7 p.m.

6 Super Citizen Ko (Wan, 1995); 8:15 p.m. Oct. 10, 9:15 p.m.

11 Siao Yu (Chang, 1995); 9:30 p.m.

13 Heartbreak Island (Hsu, 1995); 6 & 8:15 p.m.

New Irish Film

16 Korea (Black, 1995); 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19, 7 p.m.

17 Guiltrip (Stembridge, 1995); 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19, 9:15 p.m.

19 The Boy from Mercury (Duffy, 1995); 5 p.m.

20 Two Views from the North: The Cake (Neylin, 1995) and Dust on the Bible (Davis, 1990); 5 p.m.

Ailsa (Breathnach, 1994); 7 p.m.

Halloween Horror Series

30 Nadja (Almereyda, US, 1995); 7 p.m.

The Addiction (Ferrara, USA, 1995); 9 p.m. Oct. 31, 7 p.m. Nov. 1, 10 p.m.

31 Suspiria (Argento, Italy, 1977); 9 p.m. Nov. 2, midnight.

11/1 La Ofrenda (Portillo and Munoz, USA, 1989); 1 & 7 p.m.

Cronos (Del Toro, Mexico, 1994) 8:15 p.m.

11/2 A Chinese Ghost Story (Ching, Hong Kong, 1987); 5 p.m.

Nosferatu The Vampyre (Herzog, Germany, 1979); 7 p.m.

The Shining (Kubrick, UK, 1980); 9:15 p.m.


12 Anthropology in Our Own Backyard: Diet and Nutrition in West Philadelphia; Penny Gordon-Larson, anthropology; Frank Johnston, Museum; 10:30 a.m.-noon; Museum; $7.50, $5/members; registration: 898-4890.

24 Francophonie; conversation for Francophones and Francophiles; 5-7 p.m.; Ben Franklin Room, Houston Hall.

Buddhist Meditation; 1-2 p.m.; Christian Association Chapel. Wednesdays through Dec. 4.

English Language Programs Evening Course Registration; classes meet 6-8:30 p.m.; Pronunciation Improvement, Tuesdays, Oct. 1-Dec. 10.; $290/10 meetings ($10 for late registrants); info: 898-8681.

Jazzercise; 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Mon., Tues., Thurs.; Philadelphia Child Guidance Center; first class free; $3.50/class, $2.50/students; info: Carolyn Hamilton, 662-3293 (days), 446-1983 (evenings).

Morris Arboretum

Class registration: 247-5777 ext. 156.

Guided Walking Tours; Saturdays and Sundays; 2 p.m.; admission and hours: see Exhibits.

19 Woody Plant PropagationThe Secrets Revealed; Shelley Dillard, Arboretum propagator; 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; $27.

African-American Folk Remedies; Blanche Epps, folklore gardner; 10 a.m.-noon; $18.


Faculty/Staff Assistance Program noon workshops in Houston Hall; info/registration: 898-7910.

11 Dealing with Attention Deficit Disorder; Barbara Robinson, clinical psychologist; Harrison Room.

23 Stress Management for the 21st Century: Body-Mind Therapies and Alternative Medicine; Talia deLone, clinical psychologist; Room 303.

College of General Studies

Special Programs; unless noted, courses meet weekly, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; see Talks for Special Programs lectures; information/registration: 898-6479.

2 Creative Writing: The Art and Process; $125. Through Nov. 6.

3 Art, Science and Society: The Study of Maya Pictorial Pottery; $80, $70/Museum members. Through Oct. 24.

Towards a Modern Architecture: Eight Great Philadelphia Architects; $80. Through Oct. 24.

4 Words at Work; 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; $90; Fund Raising Certificate Program elective.

5 Basic Prospect Research for Fund Raising; 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; $120, $110/FRCP.

Look Good, Sound Great, Act Smart: A Practical "Acting Class" for Business Professionals; 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; $120; FRCP elective.

Tour of Philadelphia Galleries; 1-5:30 p.m.; $45. Repeated Nov. 2.

7 In the Chef's Kitchen; 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; $150. Continues Nov. 4 & Dec. 2.; Additional section meets Oct. 21, Nov. 18 and Dec. 9.

Becoming a Consultant; 6-8:30 p.m.; $150.

Great Voyages of Discovery; $75. Through Oct. 28.

8 Writing from Personal Experience; 1-3 p.m.; $160. Through Nov. 26.

The Human Life Cycle: A Biocultural Journey; $80, $70/Museum members. Through Oct. 29.

9 Investing Your Money; $150. Through Nov. 6.

14 Women in Irish Society; $95. Through Nov. 18.

15 Letters, We Get Letters; 6-7:30 p.m.; $60. Through Nov. 5.

Grantsmanship: Developing Winning Proposals; 6-8 p.m.; $160, $145/FRCP. Through Nov. 19.

Making it as a Freelance Writer; $125. Through Nov. 19.

17 Fiction Writing Workshop; 6:30-9 p.m.; $150. Through Nov. 14.

19 Capturing Your Leadership Potential; 9:30 am.-4:30 p.m.; $135; FRCP elective.

Primer on Pre-Retirement Financial Planning; 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; $85.

21 The Business of Freelance Writing; $80. Through Nov. 11.

Great Wine Varieties; 6:30-9 p.m.; $150. Through Nov. 4.

24 Introduction to the Internet; 6-8:30 p.m.; $160. Through Nov. 14.

26 Time Management; 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; $75; FRCP elective.

28 Improving Your Speech and Voice; $130; FRCP elective. Continues Oct. 30, Nov. 4 & 6.

29 The Internet in Fund Raising: An Introduction; 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; $135, $125/FRCP.

30 Oriental Rugs: Folk Weavings of the Near East; in conjunction with the University Museum exhibit; $85, $75/Museum members. Through Nov. 20.


20 Classical North Indian Music; Allyn Miner performs a raga which features rhythmic and melodic improvisation; Sunday Concerts in the Galleries; 2:30 p.m.; Museum; free with admission donation (see Exhibits).

Curtis Organ Concerts

Free concerts at Irvine Auditorium; 12:05-12:35 p.m.

1 William Gatens, Good Shepherd Church, Rosemont and WFLN host.

8 Karl Moyer, Millersville University.

15 Justin Hartz, Julliard School.

22 Joseph Jackson, First Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia.

29 Kenneth Cowan, Curtis Institute.

Music Department

Free performances.

5 Music of Constant Vauclain; concert of music by the emeritus professor of music; 8 p.m.; Curtis Institute, 1726 Locust St. (Penn Contemporary Music).

24 Early Music at Penn; Gwyn Roberts directs the Penn Baroque Ensemble and Recorder Ensemble; William Parberry directs the Penn Madrigal Singers; 8 p.m. Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall.

Folklife Center

Concerts at International House; tickets: $15, $13/students & seniors, $10/members; call 895-6546 for series subscription info; day-of-show tickets: at Int'l House box office two hours prior to show; advance tickets: 893-1145.

12 The Armagh Rhymers; Irish improvisational mummers perform ancient Celtic tales, dances and music; 8 p.m.

18 The Prasit Thawon Ensemble; Thai master classical musicians play ritual works as well as contemporary pieces influenced by the past; 8 p.m.; co-sponsored by South Asia Regional Studies.


Annenberg Center

Tickets/information: 898-6791; repeat dates and times in italics.

7 Previewers; reading of P.J. Barry's new play Bad Axe; Philadelphia Festival Theatre for New Plays; 7 p.m.; free.

10 The Gate of Heaven; Benny Sato Ambush directs Lane Nishikawa and Victor Talmadge in their play about a Japanese-American officer who befriends a German Jew when his regiment liberates Dachau in 1945; Philadelphia Festival Theatre for New Plays; 7 p.m.; $23, $26/Friday and Saturday evenings, $15/Oct. 10 preview performance, $12/students. Oct. 11, 7 p.m.; Oct. 12, 13 & 19, 2 & 8 p.m.; Oct. 15, 6:30 p.m.; Oct. 16 & 18, 8 p.m.; Oct. 17, 10:30 a.m. & 8 p.m.; Oct. 20, 2 p.m.

24 Trinity Irish Dance Company; Philadelphia debut of the three-time world champion Irish step dancers; Dance Celebration; 7 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre; $28, $26/matinee, $12/students; Reel Party, opening night gala, call 636-9000 for information. Oct. 25, 8 p.m.; Oct. 26, 2 & 8 p.m.

28 Mark Morris Dance Group; the "Enfant Terrible" of dance brings his troupe of eighteen dancers and eight musicians; Dance Celebration; 8 p.m.; $38, $18/students. Oct. 29, 8 p.m.


3 Women Making a Difference at Penn; open house and reception celebrating the Women's Center's new home; see also Conferences (Oct. 4); 4:30-6:30 p.m.; 3643 Locust Walk.

12 Healing Plants Festival; music, dance, herbal demonstrations, story-telling, vendors and activities mark the opening of Healing Plants (Exhibits); 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Morris Arboretum; free.

James Van Der Zee Awards Gala; recipients: Nanette Bearden (in memorial) and The Barnes Foundation; speakers: David Levering Lewis, Rutgers; Leni Sloan, Culture and Tourism Partnership, New Orleans; Joan Myers Brown, Philadanco; 8 p.m.; reception, 9 p.m.; $50.

18 Welcoming Reception for International Students and Scholars; co-sponsored by Penn and 35 other colleges, universities and exchange organizations; 5-7 p.m.; Chinese Rotunda, University Museum; information: 898-4066 (International Classroom; Museum).

19 Penn Facullty/Staff Appreciation Day, 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m., includes picnic, football game, health fair, and Ghosts, Goblins and Graveyards (Human Resources).

World Culture Day: Ghosts, Goblins and Graveyards; catch Halloween-time spirit with ghost stories, scary movies, face painting, fortune telling and a visit to the ancient Mesopotamian "death pit"; 12-4 p.m.; Museum; free with admission donation. Part of the Faculty/Staff Appreciation Day. See Exhibits.

25 Sudden Death: Sports, Murder and Anthropology; sports murder writers, including Aaron and Charlotte Elkins, Harlan Coben, Jody Jaffe and Troy Soos, join archaeologists and anthropologists for the second annual murder mystery at the University Museum; Friday evening program: $15, $10/members; symposium: $60, $50/members, seniors, full-time students with ID; murder-mystery dinner: $55; info/registration: 898-4890. Continues Oct. 26.

30 Winter Mission Tour; 12-4 p.m.; Superblock (Social Planning & Events Committee).

31 Fall Crafts Fair; 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Locust Walk (SPEC). Through Nov. 1.

Phantom of the Opera; a Halloween tradition, the classic 1926 silent movie, with live accompaniment on the Curtis Organ, 8 and 10 p.m. at Irvine Auditorium $5 (Curtis Organ Restoration Society).

Faculty Club

Reservations: 898-4618.

12 Football Brunch; Penn v. Columbia game; 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; $12.75.

16 Oktoberfest Buffet; 5:30-8 p.m.; call for price.

19 Football Brunch; Penn v. Lehigh; 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; $12.75.


Tickets for fall sports, except football, are free. Football tickets: 898-6151.

Home locations: field hockey, football: Franklin Field; soccer, Rhodes Field; volleyball, The Palestra; crew: Schuylkill River; golf: Philadelphia Cricket Club; tennis: Levy Pavilion & Lott Courts.

1 Field Hockey v. Columbia; 7 p.m.

2 Field Hockey v. Ursinus; 7 p.m.

4 Volleyball v. Navy; 4 p.m.

5 Field Hockey v. Harvard, noon; Volleyball v. Lafayette, 1 p.m., v. VCU, 6 p.m.

6 Volleyball v. Canisius, noon; Soccer v. Harvard: Women's, noon; Men's, 2:30 p.m.

8 M. Soccer v. St. Joseph's; 3:30 p.m.

9 W. Soccer v. American; 4 p.m.

10 Field Hockey v. West Chester; 7 p.m.

11 Volleyball v. Brown; 7 p.m.

12 v. Columbia: W. Soccer, 11 a.m.; M. Soccer, 1:30 p.m.; Football, 1:30 p.m.; Volleyball v. Yale, 4 p.m.; Crew, U.S. Navy Day Regatta.

16 W. Soccer v. Villanova, 3:30 p.m.; Field Hockey v. Temple, 7 p.m.

18 W. Tennis ITA Team Regionals, through Oct. 20; Golf v. Lehigh, continues Oct. 19.

19 Field Hockey v. Cornell, 10:30 a.m.; Football v. Lehigh, 1:30 p.m.

23 M. Soccer v. Lafayette, 3 p.m.

26 Crew: Head of the Schuylkill.

30 M. Soccer v. Temple, 2 p.m.; Field Hockey v. Penn State, 7 p.m.


4 Women on the Walk--Women on the Move; panel discussion with Michelle Fine, CUNY; Peggy Sanday, anthropology; Jacqui Wade, African-American Cultural Center, Austin-Peay State University; 3:30-6:30 p.m.; Annenberg School Theatre (Women's Center).

Langues Regionales de France; public lectures: Constructing Identity--History and Language in Southern France, Sue Wright, Aston University, UK, Oct. 4, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Europe's Future and Language Diversity: How Does France Fit In?, Philippe Blanchet, Université de Rennes, France, Oct. 5, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; Amphitheater, Lauder-Fischer Hall; information: 573-3550 (French Institute). Through Oct. 6.

14 Computer Modeling of Materials; invited speakers: Adrian Sutton, Oxford; Michael Finnis, Queen's University, Belfast; Steven Louie, UC-Berkeley; David Srolovitz, Michigan; Alan Needleman, Brown; Wayne Mattice, University of Akron; Klaus Schulten, University of Illinois; LRSM Auditorium; information/schedule: 898-8337 (Materials Science and Engineering). Continues Oct. 15.

25 Methodologie du Français Langue Seconde; Jacques Pécher, editor-in-chief Français Dans le Monde; Amphitheater, Lauder-Fischer Hall; registration: 573-3550 (French Institute). Through Oct. 26.


10 Trustees Full Board Meeting; Faculty Club. Through Oct. 11.


1 Regulatory Proteins of the Proteasome; George DeMartino, U. of Texas; noon; Auditorium, CRB (biochemistry and biophysics).

Reception for Elementary, Middle, and High School Teachers; "Beyond Belief" tour, receive calendars and info. on ICA tours and programs for children ages 6 and up; 3:30-5 p.m.; ICA (ICA)..

Characteristics of the Norepinephrine-activated Non-selective Cation Current in Vascular Smooth Muscle; William Large, St. Georgia's Medical School, London; 4 p.m.; Conference Rm., Richards Bldg. (Physiology).

Cell Biology of the b-Amyloid Precursor Protein and the Genetics of Alzheimer's Diseases; Dennis Selkoe, Harvard; 4 p.m.; Rm. M-100-101, Morgan Bldg. (Pharmacology).

2 BIN1, a Novel MYC-Interacting Protein with Features of a Tumor Suppressor and Aptosis Regulator; George Prendergast, Wistar; noon; Hirst Auditorium, Dulles Bldg. (Center for Reproduction and Women's Health).

La Provence, de Pagnol au Front National; Jean-Pierre Arnoux; 12-1:30 p.m.; Meeting Room, Lauder-Fischer Hall (French Institute).

Genes Involved in Patterning the Early Mouse Embryo; Rosa Beddington, MRC National Institute for Medical Research, UK; 4 p.m.; Auditorium, Wistar (Wistar).

Panel discussion on the chapter The Garb of Gender, from the new book Mothers of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War; with author Drew Faust, history; Diane Crane, sociology; with discussant: Peter Stallybrass, English, 5:30 p.m. (Women't Studies Penn Mid-Atlantic Seminar).

Functional Organization of the Dorsal Cochlear Nucleus; Eric Young, Johns Hopkins; 4:15 p.m.; Rm. 140, John Morgan Bldg. (Institute of Neurological Sciences).

Thinking from the Han Dynasty; Roger Ames, U. of Hawaii; 4:30 p.m. Rm. 421, Williams Hall (East Asian Studies).

3 A Longitudinal Perspective of Early Onset Suicidal Behavior; Cynthia Pfelfer, Cornell Univ. Medical College ; noon-1 p.m.; Robert Austrian Aud., Clinical Research Bldg. (Psychiatry & Behavioral Health Serivces).

L'Évolution de la Vie Rurale en France au Cours des 25 Dernière Années; Jean Fenouillet, mayor of Meilhan-sur-Garonne, France; 3-4 p.m.; Cherpack Lounge, Williams Hall (French Institute).

K; Daniel Libeskind, London and Berlin; 6 p.m.; B-1, Meyerson Hall (Architecture).

Making Art with the Shredded Curtains: A talk on art in the post-cold-war age, with vivid examples from Romania and elsewhere; Andrei Codrescu, LSU; 6 p.m.; ICA (ICA).

4 Iconology and the Art Market: A Lion's Tale; Michael Meister, history of art; 3-5 p.m.; Seminar Rm., Jaffe Bldg. (History of Art).

7 p21-activated Protein Kinases; Jonathan Chernoff, Fox Chase Cancer Center; noon; Rm. M-100-101, Morgan Bldg. (Pharmacology).

NGOs and the Mobilization of the Landless in Bangladesh; Kushi Kabir, Rural Development Program, Dhaka; 3-5 p.m.; Rm. 103, Williams Hall (SARS).

Towards a New Equation of State for Hydrocarbons and Polymers; Carol Hall, NC State-Raleigh., 3:30-5 p.m.; Room 337, Towne Bldg. (Chemical Engineering).

Radical Medicine in Antebellum NYC: Abraham Jacobi and German Social Medicine in America; Russell Viner, Cambridge; 4 p.m.; Suite 500, 3440 Market St. (History and Sociology of Science).

Inner City Health Care: Can the Indigent Have Access to Future New Technology?; Margaret Hamburg, commissioner, NYC Department of Health; 4:30-6 p.m.; Auditorium, CPC (LDI of Health Economics).

From George Washington to Bill Clinton: Presidential Elections in America; Richard Beeman, history; 7-8:30 p.m.; $5, free/CGS Special Program students; registration: 898-6479 (College of General Studies)

8 Regulation of Protein Breakdown in Skeletal Muscle in Normal and Diseased States; Alfred Goldberg, Harvard; noon; Auditorium, CRB (biochemistry; biophysics).

A Molecular Architecture for the External Vestibule of a Potassium Channel; David Naranjo, Brandeis; 4 p.m.; Conference Rm., Richards Bldg. (Physiology).

Religious Freedom and the Law of Apostasy in Islam; Mahmoud Ayoub, Temple; 4:30 p.m.; Room 421, Williams Hall (Middle East Center).

Deadly Persuasion, Advertising and Addiction; Jean Kilbourne; 7 p.m.; Room B-1, Meyerson Hall (DART/GUIDE/Connaissance).

9 Genetic Control of Meiosis in Caenorhabditis Elegans; Philip Meneely, Haverford; noon; Hirst Auditorium, Dulles Bldg. (Center for Reproduction and Women's Health).

Pathogenic Mechanisms of an Intracellular Bacterial Parasite; Daniel Portnoy, microbiology; 4 p.m.; Auditorium, Wistar (Wistar).

Nicotinic Cholinergic Synaptic Mechanisms of the CNS; John Dani, Baylor; 4:15 p.m.; Rm. 140, John Morgan Bldg. (Inst. of Neuro. Sciences).

10 A Structure for Psychiatry for the 21st Century; Paul McHugh, John Hopkins Medical Institutions; noon-1 p.m.; Robert Austrain Aud, Clinical Research Bldg. (Psychiatry & Behavioral Health Serices).

Behind the Scenes in Washington; Andrea Mitchell, NBC; 4:45, reception; 5:30, lecture; Warwick Hotel, 17th & Locust; $18; info: 898-5262 (College Alumni Society; World Affairs Council).

Eastern Currents; panel discussion on recent cultural and political issues in East Central Europe by reps from local theatre, visual arts, and journalism communities; 6 p.m.; ICA (ICA).

11 Patterns of Avian Succession in Response to Disturbance in Northeastern Forests; Jeffrey Keller, Habitat by Design; 12:15-1:45 p.m.; Rm. 109, Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall (IES).

14 Smoking, Nicotinic Receptors, and Schizophrenia; Sherry Leonard, U. of Colorado; noon; Rm. M-100-101, Morgan Bldg. (Pharmacology).

15 Chemistry of Double-Helical DNA: Recognition and Reaction; Jacqueline Barton, CalTech; 5 p.m.; Room 102, Chemistry Building (Chemistry; Trustees Council of Penn Women).

Proteolytic Pathways Involved in Antigen Presentation; Kenneth Rock, Dana Farber Cancer Institute; noon; Auditorium, CRB (Biochem.; Biophysics).

Flagellar Motor Protein Interactions and Links to Bacterial Pathogenesis; Donna Marykwas, Harvard; 4 p.m.; Conf. Rm., Richards Bldg. (Physiology).

16 Regulation of Pituitary GnRH Receptor and Gonadotropin Genes; William Chin, Brigham and Women's Hospital; noon; Hirst Auditorium, Dulles Bldg. (Center for Reproduction and Women's Health).

How Epstein-Barr Virus Transforms Cells; Elliott Kieff, Harvard and Brigham and Women's Hospital; 4 p.m.; Auditorium, Wistar (Wistar).

TBA; Charles Taylor, McGill; papers distributed in advance: 898-5357 or mhesson@mail.sas.upenn.edu; 4:30 p.m.; Room 329A, 3401 Walnut St. (Ethnohistory Program; Philosophy).

17 New Horizons on Contemporary Art : A Continuing Education Program; slide presentation by curator, tour of "Beyond Belief," brown bag lunch, and discussion; 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; ICA; $1 for sr. citizens, free to ICA members & volunteers; info: 898-7108 (ICA).

An Unquiet Mind: A Personal Account of Manic Depressive Illness; Kay Redfield Jamison, The John Hopkins Hospital; noon-1 p.m.; Robert Austrian Aud., Clinical Research Bldg. (Psychiatry & Behavioral Health Services).

Living in Mesopotamia: A Native's Narrative; Nadia Alhassani, architecture; 4 p.m.; Bowl Rm., Houston Hall (Arab Student Society).

Investigation of Elementary Chemical Reactions by Lasers and Molecular Beams; Yuan T.Lee; Lec. 5 p.m., Reception 6 p.m.; Rm. 102, Chem. Bldg. (Chemistry).

Recent Work; Kinya Maruyama, Team Zoo, Tokyo; 6 p.m.; B-1, Meyerson Hall (Architecture).

Screening of The Double Life of Veronique (1991); Krzysztof Kieslowski, Polish director; 6 p.m.; ICA (ICA).

18 An Alternative Environmental Remediation Technology Phytoreme-diation: Clean, Green, and Cost Effective; George Boyajian, Roundtable Partners, Inc.; 12:15-1:45 p.m.; Rm. 109, Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall (IES).

Decadent Camp: Gustav-Adolf Mossa's Salomania; Charles Bernheimer, romance languages; 3-5 p.m.; Seminar Rm., Jaffe Bldg. (Art History).

20 Iraq in Regional and International Politics; Bashir Al-Samarrai, Chicago; 3 p.m.; Room A-6, DRL (Arab Student Society).

21 The Molecular Basis of Inherited Cardiac Arrhythmias and the Roles of Voltage Gated Sodium and Potassium Ion Channels; Paul Bennet, Vanderbilt; noon; Rm. M-100-101, Morgan Bldg. (Pharmacology).

NGOs in Relation to Government in Bangladesh; Rounaq Jahan, Columbia; 3-5 p.m.; Rm. 103, Williams Hall (SARS).

Gases in Nanopores: Equilibrium and Transport; Eduardo Glandt, chemical engineering; 3:30-5 p.m.; Room 337, Towne Bldg. (ChemE).

Exhibiting Controversy: The Enola Gay and the Uses of History; Tom Crouch, National Air and Space Museum; 4 p.m.; Suite 500, 3440 Market St. (H&SS).

The Effects of Sanctions on Iraqi Civilians; Rania Masri, NCState U.; 4:30 p.m.; Rm. B-6, Stiteler Hall (Arab Student Society).

22 The Role of Ubiquitin-proteasome Pathway in the Activation of NF-kB; James Chen, ProScript, Inc.; noon; Auditorium, CRB (Biochem.; Biophysics).

War, Women, and the Writing of Popular History in the 1990s; Thomas Childers, history; 1 p.m.; Faculty Club (Women's Club).

Sorting of Endocytosed Membrane; Michael Koval, Washington University; 4 p.m.; Conference Rm., Richards Bldg. (Physiology).

Protecting the Food Security of Beijing and North China in the Qing Period--State and Market; Lillian Li, Swarthmore; 4:30 p.m.; Rm. 230, Houston Hall (East Asian Studies).

A Feminist Critique of Personal Status Law in Muslim Countries; Azizah al-Hibri, University of Richmond; 4:30 p.m.; Room 421, Williams Hall (Middle East Center).

Family Doctor or Cyber-surgeon: Doctors, Patients and Emerging Technology; Charles Bosk, sociology; 7:30-8:30 p.m.; $5, free/CGS Special Programs students; registration: 898-6479 (CGS).

23 Control of Oncogene Induced Ap-tosis by Cytokine Signalling; Gerard Evan, Imperial Cancer Research Fund, UK; 4 p.m.; Auditorium, Wistar (Wistar).

Organization and Functional Development of Hypothalamic-Vagal Circuits; Linda Rinaman, Pitt; 4:15; Rm. 140, John Morgan Bldg. (Inst. of Neurological Sciences).

24 Differential Brain Circuit Mediation of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Major Depression-Human & Animal Studies; Lewis Baxter, Univ. of Alabama, Birmingham; noon-1 p.m.; Robert Austrian Aud., Clinical Research Bldg. (Psychiatry & Behavioral Health Services).

Doctor-Patient Relationship: Keeping up with the Times; C. Everett Koop, Dartmouth; 4 p.m.; Alumni Hall, Maloney Bldg. (Surgery).

Debate on Sanctions and US Policy on Iraq; 5:30 p.m.; Rm. B-6, Stiteler Hall.

Future of Computers and the Power of Mathematics; Dennis DeTurck, math; 6 p.m.; ENIAC Museum, Moore School; $10, free/students with Penn ID (College Alumni Society).

The Game of Life; Dick Vitale; 8 p.m.; The Palestra (Connaissance).

25 Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Non-representations and Misrepresentations of the Arch of Constantine; Ann Kuttner, history of art; 3-5 p.m.; Seminar Rm., Jaffe Bldg. (History of Art).

Recent Work; Jack Diamond, Architecture; 6 p.m.; Room B-1, Meyerson Hall (Department of Architecture).

28 Serotonin and Antidepressants: Current Perspectives; Irwin Lucki, psychiatry and pharmacology; noon; Rm. M-100-101, Morgan Bldg. (Pharm.).

The Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement in Sri Lanka; George Bond, Northwestern; 3-5 p.m.; Rm. 103, Williams Hall (SARS).

Rainbow in the Sky: FM Radio, Technical Superiority and Regulatory Decision Making; Hugh Slotten, George Mason; 4 p.m.; Suite 500, 3440 Market St. (H&SS).

Engineering, Cell Biology, and Molecular Medicine; Douglas Lauffenburger, MIT; Britton Chance Distinguished Lecture in Engineering and Medicine; 4:30-6:00 p.m.; Alumni Hall, Towne Bldg. Alumni Hall (ChemE).

TBA; Gary Fine, University of Georgia; 4 p.m.; Rm. B-26, Stiteler Hall (Psychology).

Rebuilding the Multi-Cultural City: Reconstruction of Central Beirut; Angus Gavin & Ramez Maluf; 6 p.m.; Room B-3, Meyerson Hall (Architecture).

29 Effects of Neuroendocrine Convertase Mutations and Gene Disruptions; Donald Steiner, Chicago; noon; Auditorium, CRB (Biochem.; Biophysics).

The She Monkey Taken in Adultery: An Early Muslim Tradition and its Reverberations; Michael Cook, Princeton; 4:30 p.m.; Room 421, Williams Hall (Middle East Center).

30 Redox Signaling by Nitric Oxide; Jonathan S. Stamler, Duke University; 4 p.m.; Auditorium, Wistar (Wistar).

Modulation of Calcium Channels; Kathleen Dunlap, Tufts; 4:15 p.m.; Rm. 140, John Morgan Bldg. (Institute of Neurological Sciences; Behavioral Neuroscience Training Grant).

Election '96: Does Your Health Care Vote Count?; Charles Kahn, staff director, U.S. House Subcommitte on Health; 4:30-6 p.m.; Auditorium, CPC (LDI of Health Economics).

31 Recent Work; Perry Kulper, architecture; Southern California Institute of Architecture; 6 p.m., Room B-3, Meyerson Hall (Architecture).


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Volume 43 Number 5
September 24, 1996

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