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19 Unleashing our Legacies: Exploring Third World Feminisms; Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall. Also March 20 (Women's Center; GIC).

20 Contextuality and Universality: Constitutional Borrowings on the Global Stage; features leading constitutional scholars; 2-6 p.m.; Law School. Also March 21, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; info: 898-1300 (Journal of Constitutional Law).

Cinema Across the Disciplines: A Colloquium on Film in Italian Studies; 4:30 p.m. welcoming remarks and keynote address by Millicent Marcus, Italian studies, on Umbilical Scenes: Where Filmmakers Foreground their Relationship to Literary Sources; screening of Antonioni's 1966 film, Blow-Up, in English, 8:30 p.m., 103/5 Williams Hall. Also March 21, a morning session begins at 9:30 a.m., on Interdisciplinary Connections, and an afternoon session begins at 1:15 p.m., on Intercultural Connections; concluding with a roundtable disussion at 3:45 p.m. (Romance Languages; Center for Italian Studies).


18 Eggi's Village: a photographic exhibit by Peggy Reeves Sanday; anthropology; reception: 5-7 p.m., Penn Women's Center (Women's Center). Through March 31.


19 The Wedding Banquet; by Lee Ang, Taiwan, 1993; with English subtitles; 7 p.m.; Stiteler Hall (Center for East Asian Studies).

Through Our Eyes:
Images of Black Women in Film

This week long series, March 23 through 27, includes screenings of independent and feature-length films by Black women filmmakers. Screenings will be accompanied by discussions with actresses, directors, producers and film critics and historians. Programs will be in Room B-10, Vance Hall and are free and open to the public. For more info call the Afro-American Studies Program at 898-4965.

23 Searching Out the Past: Daughters of the Dust, by Julie Dash, 113 min. with special guest Alva Rogers, actress from film; 6:30 p.m.

24 Dorothy Dandridge: Forgotten Icon; lecture by film critic, historian and author Donald Bogle; 4:30 p.m.

25 Self-Portraits, Sisterhood & Service: Workshop with Black Women Filmmakers, screenings and discusion of films by members of Image Weavers, a collective of Black women media artists: Piglatin, by Rosanne Walker-Canton, 33 min; The Dance in Aunt Ida Lee, by Tina Morton, 14 min.; NO!, by Aishah Shahidah Simmons, 22 min.; Portraits in the Mi(d)st by Barbara Kigozi, 14 min.; Hottentot Venus by Gail Llyod, 7 min.; 6:30 p.m.

26 Whose Body is it Anyway?: Constructions of 'Black Beauty' in Film; Naked Acts, by Bridgett Davis, 87 min., The Kitchen Blues, by Charlene Gilbert, 14 min.; Hair Piece by Ayoka Chenzara, 10 min.; with special guests Bridgett Davis and Charlene Gilbert ; 6:30 p.m.

27 Coming Full Circle; Eve's Bayou, by Kasi Lemmons, 108 min.; 7 p.m.


19 Mileage; a play; 8 p.m.; Studio Theatre, Annenberg Center. Tickets: Annenberg Center Box Office Through March 21 (Arts House Theatre).


17 The Peace Process: In the Wake of the Gulf Crisis; Dore Gold, Israeli ambassador to the UN; 8:30 p.m.; Room B-1, Meyerson Hall; free for Penn students; others $5 (Hillel).

18 Antagonizing Chemokine Receptors: from Allergy to AIDS; Amanda Proudfoot; Serono Pharmaceutical Reserach Institute; noon, Reunion Conf. Rm., Morgan Building (Rheumatology/Chemistry).

Children's Case Errors: Why 'My Cried' does not Mean We're Doomed; Carson Schutze, UCLA; noon-2 p.m.; Conf. Room 400A, 3401 Walnut (IRCS).

19 Jody: Blackness, Gender, and the US Popular Culture; Michael Hanchard, Northwestern University; 4:30- 6:30 p.m.; History Lounge, 3rd Floor, 3401 Walnut (SAS, Ethnohistory Workshop).

23 The Molecular Genetics of Muscle Fiber Diverstiy; Nadia Rosenthal, Massachusetts General Hospital; 2 p.m.; Physiology Dept.Conference Room, 4th Fl., Richards Bldg (PA Muscle Institute).

The Poetry of Mockery and Abuse in Ancient Greece; Ralph Rosen, Classical studies, 7-8:30 p.m.;Room B-21, Stiteler Hall; free with PENNCard; others $5, call 898-6479 to register (SAS; CGS).

Deadlines: The deadline for the April At Penn calendar is March 17. The deadline for the May At Penn calendar is April 14.

Return to:Almanac, University of Pennsylvania, March 17, 1998, Volume 44, Number 25