Term classes end.
27 Reading Days. Through April 29.
30 Final Examinations. Through May 8.
3 Ti Jack
Finds a Special Purpose; a play about a
boy in search of the meaning of life; 7 p.m.; Houston Hall Auditorium; $2/child;
$5/adult; info: 417-8093 Also April 4, 2 & 7 p.m.; April 5,
2 p.m. (Stimulus Children's Theatre).
25 ICA Family Workshop; tour the current exhibition and create artworks inspired by the show; for ages 6-12 accompanied by adults; 11 a.m.; Institute of Contemporary Art; $4/child; members, $3/child; info: 898-7108 (ICA).
of the CenturyEnd of Analysis?" Jacques Lacan's Legacy and the 21st
Century; registration required: free with
PENNCard; $75/all events; $25/day; info: 573-3551 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Through April 5 (French Institute).
4 Natural and Supernatural: The Many Worlds of the Ancient Maya; public weekend of talks, discussions and hieroglyph workshops; introductory lecture on April 3 by Kathryn Josserand and Nick Hopkins, Florida State University; fee; call 898-4890 for info. Through April 5 (University Museum).
17 Annual Research Symposium; Penn undergrads present research; winners of undergraduate research prizes will be recognized; 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; Penn Tower Hotel; for info: visit http://pobox.upenn.edu/~ugrc or e-mail email@example.com (Undergraduate Research Resource Center).
27 Text, Artifact and Image: Revealing Ancient Israelite Religion; Gruss Colloquium; University Museum. For conference schedule and info, call 238-1290. Through April 29 (Center for 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.
Burrison Gallery, Faculty Club: free, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Esther Klein Gallery, 3600 Market: free, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
ICA: $3, $2/students, artists, seniors, free/members, children under 12, with PENNCard, and Sundays 10 a.m.-noon; Thurs., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Wed.-Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Meyerson Hall Galleries: free, Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Morris Arboretum: $4, $3/seniors, $2/students, free/with PENNCard, children under 6; Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
University Museum: $5, $2.50/seniors and students w/ID, free/members, with PENNCard, children under 6; Tues.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Sunday (free), 1-5 p.m.
Lee & Bruce Montgomery; collages and
paintings. Opening reception: April 2, 5-8 p.m.; Burrison Gallery,
Faculty Club. Through April 30.
2 Raised Aloft: The Issue of Tolerance; Rosenwald Gallery, 6th Floor, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. Opening reception: April 7, 5 p.m.; to RSVP, call 1-800-390-1829 or e-mail friends@pobox.
upenn.edu. Through June 26.
13 Leopold Stokowski: Making Music Matter; Kamin Gallery, 1st Floor, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. Through June 26.
MFA Thesis Exhibition; Lower Gallery, Meyerson Hall. Through April 23 (GSFA).
Fine Arts Undergraduate Major and Minor Exhibition; Upper Gallery, Meyerson Hall. Through April 23 (GSFA).
Fine Arts Senior Thesis Exhibition; Dean's Alley, Meyerson Hall. Through April 23 (GSFA).
15 Emanuel Antsis: Chromochemick & Black & White Photography. Opening reception: April 15, 5-7 p.m. Esther Klein Gallery. Through May 8.
17 Dan Rose: A Retrospective of Artist Books and Objects; Cret Gallery, Architectural Archives, Fisher Fine Arts Library. Reception: May 16, 2-3:30 p.m. Through July 3.
18 Robert Slutzky: Color Structures Extending the Poetics of Neo-Plastic Painting. Opening reception: April 21, 5-7 p.m. Arthur Ross Gallery. Through May 31.
Connections: Contemporary Japanese and Korean Printmakers; Arthur Ross Gallery. Through April 5.
Nanette Acker Clark: Sculpture & Mixed Media Constructions; Esther Klein Art Gallery. Through April 10.
Susan Hiller: Belshazzar's Feast; video, film and collage installations using ephemeral, everyday objects; ICA. Through May 3.
Egypt: Antiquities from Above; 52 black and white photographs by Marilyn Bridges; Sharpe Gallery; University Museum. Through June 20.
Roman Glass: Reflections on Cultural Change; Roman glass, pottery and bronze from the first century BC through the sixth century AD.; Dietrich Gallery; University Museum. Through November 29.
Treasures of the Chinese Scholar; calligraphy, painting and artworks in wood, lacquer, ivory,
stone, horn and metal; Changing Gallery; University Museum. Through January
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; University Museum.
Healing Plants: Medicine Across Time and Cultures; Works by Harry Gordon; massive sculpture in wood, small pieces in granite; Butcher Sculpture Garden, Morris Arboretum.
Free with gallery admission.
2 Gallery Tour, 5:15 p.m.; David Jacobs talk, 6 p.m.
8 Curator's Perspective; Patrick Murphy, ICA director, on Susan Hiller: Wild Talents; 5:30 p.m.
16 Gallery Tour, 5:15 p.m.; John G. Hanhardt talk, 6 p.m.
23 Gallery Tour, 5:15 p.m.; Richard Harrod tour, 6 p.m.
University Museum Tours
Meet at the main entrance; 1:30 p.m. Free with Museum admission donation. For info, visit www.upenn.edu/museum/.
11 An Archivist's Perspective
King Express; (Wong Kai-War; Hong Kong;
1994) w/English subtitles; 7 p.m.; Stiteler B21 (Center for East Asian Studies).
16 Rouch in Reverse; (Manthia Diawara; Canada; 1996; 76 min.); 6 p.m.; Room 111, Annenberg School. Also April 17, 3 p.m. (Afro-American Studies; Center for the Study of Black Literature & Culture; Annenberg Public Policy Center Fontaine Program).
23 Blush; (Li Shaohong; PRC; 1995) w/English subtitles; 7 p.m.; Stiteler B21 (Center for East Asian Studies).
Festival of World Cinema
29 Documentaries and short films from all over the world at International House and city-wide through May 10: For info call 1-800-WOW-PFWC or visit www.libertynet.org/ihouse.
CGS Special Programs: registration required. For info, call 898-6479, or visit: www.sas.upenn.edu/CGS/
Training and Development Opportunities; registration required. For info, call 898-3400 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
5:30-6:30 p.m.; Tues and Thurs; CHOP, call for directions; first class free;
$3.50/class, $2.50 students; Carolyn Hamilton, 662-3293 (days); (610) 446-1983
8 New Horizons on Contemporary Art; Patrick Murphy, ICA director, talks about the Susan Hiller exhibition; tour, short studio project, discussion to follow; 10:30 a.m.; brown bag lunch and refreshments provided; $1 plus gallery admission; ICA (ICA).
Class of '97 Speaks: What I Wish I Had Known; recent grads on transition from college to corporate life;
5-6:30 p.m., Ben Franklin Room, Houston Hall (CPPS).
15 School of Medicine Orientation For New Postdocs (appointments beginning November '97); speakers from various departments; 3-5 p.m.; Class of '62, John Morgan Building (Medicine, Office of Postdoctoral Programs).
8 Mapping and Site Analysis; four-session class teaches the process of mapping your landscape using simple techniques that will allow you to more effectively landscape. Fee: members: $62; non-members: $72. Through April 29.
25 Wildflowers for the Woodland Garden; a guided walk through the Arboretum's woodland gardens and learn which of these delicate, early-blooming wildflowers is right for your garden; 10:30-noon. Fee: members: $11.50, non-members: $13.50.
For info, call 898-4861 to register; visit www.libertynet.org/pasbdc/wharton
6 On-Line Business Research Workshop; 6-9 p.m.; $90.
9 Building & Managing a Successful Consulting Practice; 3 Thursdays: Also April 16, 23; 6:30-9 p.m.; $185.
20 Financial Management for the Small Firm; 4 Mondays: Also April 27, May 4, 11; $205.
For info call 573-WRIT or visitwww.english.upenn.edu/~wh
7 Talking Film welcomes scriptwriter and film producer Harry Birckmayer, of the cult classic Party Girl, 7 p.m.
21 Talking Film presents a workshop with members of the Shooting Gallery, producers of Slingblade and illtown. Led by Brandon Rosser, followed by a screening; 7:30-9 p.m.
Executive Board; open to all A-1 observers;
noon-1:30 p.m.; Bishop White Room, Houston Hall.
22 University Council; 4-6 p.m.; McClelland, Quad; Penn ID required; observers must advance register with the Secretary's Office at 898-7005 to attend.
2 The Virgin
House Band; jazz; 8-10 p.m.; Writers House.
Also April 16 & 30.
3 Choral Music; Penn choir featuring music from a Venetian Vesper Service by Rigatti and Monteverdi; 8 p.m.; Cathedral Church of The Saviour (Music).
8 Chamber Music; Penn Wind Ensemble; 7 p.m.; Max Cade Center.
14 The Things; avant-garde musical performance by successors to Joshua Schuster's Free Jazz Project; 7-9 p.m.; Writers House. Also March 28.
15 Orchestral Music: The Mystery of Leopold Stokowski; featuring Tchaikovsky's romantic symphony #4 in F minor; free; tickets and reservations required; info/RSVP: 898-6791, 390-1829 or e-mail email@example.com. edu; 8 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg (Music; Friends of the Library) See Exhibits and Talks.
17 Michael Quigley Memorial Event: Spoken Hand Society; 16-member drumming orchestra performs Afro-Cuban bata, Brazilian samba, North Indian tabla and West African djembe; 7 p.m.; Institute of Contemporary Art; free; by reservation only; info: 898-7108 (ICA).
Ancient Voices: Italian music from the Renaissance
to the Baroque; featuring works by Landini,
Ciconia, Dufay, Willaert, Gesualdo, and Monteverdi; 8 p.m.; $8; $4/students
with ID and seniors; info: 898-6244; Cathedral Church of the Saviour (Music).
18 Amanecer Flamenco Progressivo: Stretching the Boundaries of Flamenco; blends flamenco's Arabic roots and brilliant guitar playing with a more contemporary sound; 8 p.m.; $16; $15/members; $14/students and seniors; International House; info: 895-6588 (I-House Folklife Center).
20 Early Music at Penn: Invitation to the Dance; Penn Baroque & Recorder Ensembles perform Bach, Corelli, Couperin and Purcell; 8 p.m.; University Lutheran Church (Music).
21 Tempesta di Mare: The Invisible Bach; ensemble explores Bach's transcriptions of his own and others' works, especially lesser known versions of his chamber music masterpieces; 8 p.m.; $8; $4/students with ID; free w/PENNCard; University Lutheran Church (Music).
24 Orchestral Music: Concert on the Green; Penn Wind Ensemble performs to celebrate the end of classes; noon; College Green (Music).
Penn Choral Society presents Mozart's Grand Mass in C Minor, K427; 8 p.m.;
Cathedral Church of the Saviour; info: 898-6244 (Music).
25 Hassan Hakmoun: Marrakesh Expressed; West African and Middle Eastern traditions merge in music featuring the sintir (a percussively plucked lute); 8 p.m.; $16; $15/members; $14/students and seniors; International House; info: 895-6588 (I-House Folklife Center).
2 As You
Like It; Shakespeare under the direction
of Henry Gleitman; 8 p.m.; $6; Harold Prince Theatre, Annenberg Center;
call 898-7570 for tickets and info (Penn Players).
16 West Side Story; 8 p.m.; $5; The Iron Gate Theater; info: 417-7237. Through April 18 (Quadramics).
Call Annenberg box office, 898-6791.
2 To The Bone; Theatre Le Clou; helping adolescents become tomorrow's adults by dramatizing themes like autonomy, identity and tolerance; 10 a.m and 12:30 p.m.; $8; Through April 3 (Montreal Festival/Young Adult Theatre).
17 Bang on a Can All-Stars; musical group from New York combines precision and clarity of a chamber ensemble with the power and spirit of a rock band; 8 p.m.; $20; $15/Penn employees and seniors; $12/students; Zellerbach Theatre (Annenberg Center Music).
For info: call 573-WRIT or visit: www.english.upenn.edu/~wh.
1 Speakeasy: Poetry, Prose, and Anything Goes; an open mic performance night; 8:30-10:30 p.m.; 3805 Locust Walk. Also April 22; 8:30 p.m. (Writers House).
Reading by poet Elizabeth Spires; author of four collections of poetry; dinner to follow;
8 Americanist and Experimental Writer Paul Metcalf; Herman Melville's great-grandson and one of the last surviving "Black Mountain" writers; reading: 5 p.m.; dinner: 6 p.m.; RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
11 LIVE at the Writers House : Season Finale; with WXPN 88.5; midnight.
by poet Kenneth Koch; Columbia University
professor and 1995 Yale Bollingen Prize winner; 8 p.m.
25 Full Circle; open mic night for Philly poets, featuring readings by Temple professors Toby Olson and Bill Van Wert; 8-10 p.m.
The CA Chapel is open 9 a.m.-9:30 p.m. for private prayers and meditation.
Holy Communion,; noon-1 p.m., Mondays, Chapel.
Orthodox Christian Fellowship: Vespers and Discussion Series; 7-9 p.m., Tuesdays, 3rd floor, Chapel.
Early Morning Prayers; 8-8:55 a.m., Wednesdays, Conference Room.
Quaker Meetin' and Eatin; noon-1 p.m., Wednesdays, Auditorium.
Sister Circle; noon-1 p.m., Wednesdays and Thursdays, Conference Room.
7-9 p.m., first and third Thurs., Lounge.
3 Bible Study; led by Chaplain Will Gipson; 1-2 p.m.; Lounge, CA. Also April 10.
10 The Way of the Cross; unique observation of the Seven Stations of the Cross; on Good Friday, visit the places on campus where prayer needs to occur; noon; meet at the CA. Call Rev. Andrew Barasda, Jr. at 386-1530 for details.
Day at Dinofest; alumni and families are
invited to brunch and lecture by Neil Shubin, Penn paleontologist; tour
of Dinofest to follow; 9 a.m; Penn Tower Hotel; for info: 898-5262; $20/adults;
$15/children 12 and under (College Alumni Society).
6 Alcohol and Drug Awareness Weeks for info contact: 573-3525 or visit http://pobox.upenn.edu/~she. Through April 16 (Health Education).
7 Annual Housing Fair '98; for renting off-campus; 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; Locust Walk; info:www.upenn.edu/oclhousing or 898-8500 (Off-Campus Living).
Star Gazing Nights;
open observatory night; 7-9:30 p.m.; DRL Observatory; call 898-5995 (Physics
10 Barrio Fiesta Sentenaryo: Celebrating the Filipino; traditional ethnic dinner followed by a culture and fashion show and a dance; 6:30 p.m.-2 a.m.; Houston Hall Auditorium; $12-package deal; $7-dance only; info: call 417-7860 or e-mail email@example.com (Penn Philippine Assoc.; SPEC; GIC).
15 Home Buyers Housing Fair; 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; Alumni Hall, Faculty Club; call 898-7422 for info (Finance).
17 18th Annual Economics Day; Legal and Illegal Immigrants in the U.S. Economy; 8:30 a.m-noon; University Museum; for info contact: 898-7701 or firstname.lastname@example.org (SAS, Economics).
18 University City Saturday: A Community Open House; 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; St. Francis de Sales Auditorium; call 552-8140 for info (Finance).
Philadelphia Antiques Show; 37th annual benefit for Penn's Medical Center; 103rd Engineers Armory, N. 33rd Street; see reverse for details or call 387-3500. Through April 22 (UPMC).
Bagel Brunch & Poetry; with Fred Feirstein, poet, playwright, practicing psychoanalyst
and Penn parent; noon-2 p.m.; Writers House; RSVP 573-WRIT.
23 Take Our Daughters to Work Day; Penn faculty/staff are invited to bring their young guests (girls: ages 9-15) to any of the 11 activities planned; for an itinerary and info, contact Marilyn Kraut at 898-0380 (Human Resources Worklife Programs).
24 Brown Bag Lunch; David Stern, Asian & Middle Eastern studies, and writer/editor Mark Mirsky, co-editors of Rabbinic fantasies: Imaginative Narratives form Classical Hebrew Literature; noon-2 p.m.; Writers House; RSVP 573-WRIT or email@example.com
25 Family Literacy Day; 11:15 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; Magnetic Poetry Wall on College Green; see www.english.upenn.edu/~wh for details (Mayor's Commision on Literacy; Writers House).
Penn Womens Center
For more info call 898-8611 or firstname.lastname@example.org
1 Women's Rally; on College Green; noon-2 p.m.
Resource Fair for Women; on
Locust Walk; noon-2 p.m.
2 Faculty Book Signing; Bowl Room, Houston Hall; 4-6 p.m.
3 25th Anniversary of the 1973 Anti-Rape Sit-In; Through April 4.
8 Take Back the Night; College Green; 7:30 p.m.
Dinner seatings between 5:30-7:30 p.m.
1 40th Anniversary Dinner
8 Chef's Showcase Dinner; Also April 22.
Day Luncheon; Alumni Hall. Through April
29 Wine Tasting Dinner
For tickets and info call 898-4519 or visit: http://pennathletics.ocsn.com/.
3 Women's Lacrosse vs. Temple; 7 p.m.
4 Men's Baseball vs. Brown; noon.
Women's Tennis vs. Cornell; noon.
Softball vs. Cornell;
5 Men's Baseball vs. Yale; noon.
Softball vs. Columbia; 1 p.m.
Women's Lacrosse vs. Columbia; 1 p.m.
10 Men's Tennis vs. Harvard; 2 p.m.
11 Women's Crew; Orange Challenge Cup.
Women's Lacrosse vs. Harvard; 11 a.m.
Men's Tennis vs. Dartmouth; noon.
Softball vs. Princeton; 1 p.m.
Men's Lacrosse vs. Brown; 2 p.m.
Lacrosse vs. LaFayette; 7 p.m.
14 Softball vs. LaFayette; 3 p.m.
15 Men's Baseball vs. Drexel; 3 p.m.
17 Women's Tennis vs. Brown; 2 p.m.
18 Men's Baseball vs. Cornell; noon.
Women's Tennis vs. Yale; noon.
Heavyweight Crew; Blackwell Cup.
Lightweight Crew; Dodge Cup.
Women's Crew; Class of '89 Plate.
Men's Lacrosse vs. Syracuse; 7 p.m.
Men's Track & Field vs. Cornell.
Women's Track & Field vs. Cornell.
19 Men's Baseball vs. Cornell; noon.
23 Men's and Women's Track & Field; 104th Penn Relays. Through April 25.
25 Men's Tennis vs. Columbia; noon.
Softball vs. Harvard; 1 p.m.
26 Women's Lacrosse vs. Brown; 1 p.m.
Softball vs. Dartmouth;
For info on Intermural and Club Sports, visit www.upenn.edu/recreation or call 898-6100.
1 Israeli Language Policy and Practice; Bernard Spolsky, Elana Shahamy, Israeli professors; 1:30 p.m.; Room C-34, GSE (GSE).
Structural Morphology and Constitutive Behavior of Micro-Heterogeneous; André Zaoui, Ecole Polytechnique; 3 p.m.; 105 LRSM (French Institute).
Chromatin Remodeling in Human Cells; Robert Kingston, Harvard Medical School; 4 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).
Machine Learning in Molecular Biology: Outlook
and Lessons Learned; Lawrence Hunter, National
Library of Medicine; 5:10 p.m.; Suite 400A, 3401 Walnut (Center for Bioinformatics).
2 Une comparaison de l'éducation médicale et scientifique aux Etats-Unis et en France; Déjeuner-causerie; Eric Bernhard and Elizabeth Moyal, radiation oncology; noon-1:30 p.m.; 405, Lauder-Fischer Hall (French Institute).
Naming Our Differences: Tensions Between Women of Color in the Western Cape; Naomi Tutu, University of Cape Town, South Africa; 4 p.m.; 402, Logan Hall (African-American Studies; Center for the Study of Black Literature and Culture; African Studies; Women's Studies).
Transposons and Genome Projects: Jumping Right Into the Genomes of Model Organisms and Humans; Scott Devine, Johns Hopkins; 4 p.m.; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Genetics).
Textualizing the World Afresh: The Place of
Scriptures in the Latin Church from Augustine to Cassiodorus; James O'Donnell, religious studies; 7-9 p.m.; second
floor lounge, Logan Hall (Religious Studies).
3 Monoclonal Antibodies: Production, Diagnostic Uses and Experimental Techniques; Norman Peterson, pathology and laboratory animal medicine; 10 a.m.-noon; Medical Alumni Hall, HUP (Laboratory Animal Medicine).
The Proper Treatment of Optimality Theory in
Computational Linguistics; Lauri Karttunen,
Xerox Research Centre Europe; noon-1:45 p.m.; 400A, 3401 Walnut (IRCS).
6 Interethnic Differences in Drug Response; Alastair J.J. Wood, Vanderbilt University; noon; Pharmacology Seminar Room, John Morgan Building (Pharmacology).
The Nature of Genetic Variation Underlying Human Disease; Aravinda Chakravarti, Case Western Reserve; 12:15 p.m.; Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Bldg. (Genetics; Cell & Developmental Biology).
Emotion: Cultural Variation and Consistency, or Emotion Regulation in Intimate Relationships; Robert Levenson, UC Berkeley; 3:30 p.m.; B-21, Stiteler Hall (Psychology).
Selective Surface Flow Membranes for Industrial Gas Separation: Turning a Process Concept into a Commercial Product; Madhukar Rao, Air Products and Chemicals, Inc.; 3:30 p.m.; 337, Towne Bldg. (Chemical Engineering).
Differentiation and Commitment of Cytokine Producing T Cells; Anne Kelso, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Australia; 4 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).
Epithelial Sodium Channels: Role in the Control of Blood Pressure and Lung Fluid Clearance; Bernard Rossier, University of Lausanne; 4 p.m.; Reunion Hall, John Morgan Bldg. (Physiology).
The Language of Systems from Karl Marx to Jay Forrester; Thomas P. Hughes, history & sociology of science; 4 p.m.; 392 Logan Hall (H&SS).
Sex Work and Feminism; Jill Nagle, editor, Whores and Other Feminists; 7 p.m.; 200, College Hall (Connaissance; STAAR).
host of NBC's late-night talk show; 8 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg
Center (Connaissance). Tickets: $3, available on Locust Walk.
7 Molecular Mechanisms Regulating Body Weight; Louis Tartaglia, Millennium Pharmaceutical, Inc.; noon; Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Bldg. (Biochemistry and Biophysics).
Organizational and Contractual Innovation in Health Care; James Robinson, UC Berkeley; noon-1:30 p.m.; 4th floor, Colonial Penn Center, (Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics Center for Research).
Role of Humoral and Mechanical Factors in the Development of Cardiac Hypertrophy; Jane-Lyse Samuel, INSERM, Paris; 4 p.m., Physiology Conference Room, 4th Floor, Richards Bldg. (Physiology).
Happening in Former Yugoslavia; Vukau Vuchic, systems engineering; 7:30
p.m.; Newman Center (Orthodox Christian Fellowship).
8 Ghosts, Spirits, Hauntings: The Return of the Sacred in Derrida's Recent Work; Mark Wallace, Swarthmore; 4 p.m.; Class of '55 Conference Room, 2nd floor, Van Pelt Library (Religious Studies).
Regulation of T and NK Cells by Inhibitory and Activating MHC Class I Receptors; Lewis Lanier, DNAX Research Institute of Molecular & Cellular Biology, Inc.; 4 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).
Dangerous Males, Vulnerable Males, and Polluted Males: The Regulation of Masculinity in Qing Dynasty Law; Matthew Sommer, Chinese history; 4:30 p.m.; 421, Williams Hall (Center for East Asian Studies).
What Can Neanderthal Children Tell Us About
the Origin of Modern Humans; Anne-Marie
Tillier, Université Bordeaux 1; 5 p.m.; Classroom 2, University Museum
9 Molecular and Histogenetic Heterogeneity of AIDS-related Lymphomas; Gianluca Gaidano, University of Torino of Novara, Italy; 2-3 p.m.; Koprowski Room, Wistar Institute (Wistar).
BRCA1 Participates in a DNA Damage Response
Pathway; Ralph Scully, Dana-Farber Cancer
Institute; 4 p.m.; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Genetics).
10 The Great Lakes: A 90-year Lesson in Bi-National Water Quality Management; Walter Lyon, systems engineering; 12:15-1:45 p.m.; Room 1203, Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall (SAS;
Institute for Environmental Studies).
11 Integration, the Mind and the Brain: Shaping the Issues in Interwar Science; Roger Smith, Dibner Institute; 10 a.m.-noon; History Seminar Room, 3401 Walnut (H&SS).
13 Leptin, Leptin Receptors and the Control of Body Weight; Jeffrey Friedman, Rockefeller University; 12:15 p.m.; Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Bldg. (Genetics; Cell & Developmental Biology).
Activity-dependent regulation of skeletal muscle genes; Andres Buonanno,NIH; 2 p.m., Physiology Conference Room, 4th floor, Richards Bldg (Pennsylvania Muscle Institute).
Molecular Forces and Mechanisms Controlling Biological Recognition at Interfaces; Deborah Leckband; Illinois; 3:30 p.m.; 337, Towne Bldg. (Chemical Engineering).
Structure, Development, Motivation: A Framework for the Study of Behavior; Jerry Hogan, University of Toronto; 3:30 p.m.; B-21, Stiteler Hall (Psychology).
Olivier Todd, official bibliographer of Camus; 4 p.m.; Cherpack Lounge, Williams Hall (French Institute).
Open Country, Closed System? Modern Japan According
to Professor Maruyama; George Wilson, Indiana
University; 4:30 p.m.; 109, Annenberg School (Center for East Asian Studies).
14 Leptin: Recent Insights Into Its Actions and Biological Function in Mice and Men; Jeffrey Flier, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; noon; Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Bldg. (Biochemistry and Biophysics).
Regulation of G Protein Signaling; Patrick Casey, Duke University; noon; Pharmacology Seminar Room, John Morgan Building (Pharmacology).
Women and Children Last: Family Values, Divorce, and Single Parenthood in Contemporary America; Demie Kurz, sociology; 1 p.m.; Faculty Club (Women's Center).
The P2X7 Nucleotide Receptor: An ATP-Gated Ion Channel that Regulates Cytokine Release and Cell Death in Macrophages; George Dubyak, Case Western Reserve; 4 p.m.; Physiology Conference Room, 4th floor, Richards Bldg. (Physiology).
The Economic Realities of Diversity; Michele Hooper, Caremark International; 4:30 p.m.; Room
107, Steinberg-Dietrich (SAS).
15 Regulation of Transcriptional Activation by ETS-domain Transcription Factors; Andrew Sharrocks, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom; 4 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).
Speaking Truth to Power;
Anita Hill; 5 p.m.; B-1, Meyerson Hall (African-American Studies).
Symposium on Leopold Stokowski; 3-5 p.m., Room 200 College Hall (Friends of the Library).
16 A Multi-method Approach to Cross-Cultural Pragmatic Perception (With a Focus on Puerto Ricans); Miriam Eisenstein Ebsworth, NYU; 2-4 p.m.; B-3 Meyerson Hall (Language in Education Division; GSE).
Motherhood, Revolution, and the Love of Women: Heilbrun and Rich, Creating Feminist Lives Through Half a Century; Carolyn Heilbrun, Columbia; 4:30 p.m.; 110, Annenberg School (SAS; Women's Studies).
The New World of Welfare; Kathryn Edin, sociology; 5-7 p.m.; 285-6, McNeil Bldg. (SAS; Urban Studies).
The Struggle for Constitutionalism in Poland; Mark Brzezinski; lawyer and political scientist; 5:30 p.m.; Room 100, Law School (Political Science; Law School).
Light From the East: The Arab Roots of Modern
Medicine; David Schantz; Field Epidemiology
Coordinator; 8 p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, University Museum (SAS; AIA; Museum).
17 The DuBois Collective Colloquium Series: In Search of Africa; Houston Baker, Center for the Study of Black Literature and Culture, Manthia Diawara, NYU; 4 p.m.; 110, Annenberg School (African American Studies).
Cat's Cradle: Exercises in Bioautography; Janet Beizer; 4:30 p.m.; Cherpack Lounge, Williams Hall
20 The Ins & Outs of Efflux-Mediated Antibiotic Resistance in the Opportunistic Human Pathogen Pseudomonas Aeruginosa; Keith Poole, Queen's University; noon; Pharmacology Seminar Room, John Morgan Building (Pharmacology).
Single, Double, and Triple Deficiency in the Tumor Necrosis Factor/Lymphotoxin Locus: Phenotypic Features and Gene Expression; Sergei Nedospasov, Moscow State University; 12:15 p.m.; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Genetics; Cell & Developmental Biology).
Regulatory Events Inside and Outside the Nucleus Controlling Myogenesis; Stephan Konieczny, Purdue; 2 p.m; Physiology Conference Room, 4th floor, Richards Bldg (Physiology).
A Tribute to Solomon Asch;
various Penn faculty; 3:30 p.m.; B-21, Stiteler Hall (Psychology).
21 Cognition and Environmental Complexity; Peter Godfrey-Smith, Stanford; noon-1:45 p.m.; Suite 400A, 3401 Walnut (IRCS).
Comparisons of Coping and Social Function: African American and White Women with Breast Cancer; Joretha Bourjolly, social work; noon; Rhoads Conference Room, HUP (Focus on Women's Health Research).
Regulation of Brown Adipocyte Differentiation and Gene Expression; Reed Graves, Chicago; noon; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Biochemistry and Biophysics).
Dyson and Young Fellowship Lecture: Tell Billa Revisited; Christopher Edens, Robert Dyson Fellow; and Ancient Fields From the Maxwell Sommer-ville Collection in the University Museum; Deitrich Berges, Rodney Young Fellow; noon; Classroom 2, University Museum (Museum).
In Vivo Regulation of Sonic Hedgehog Signaling; Doug Epstein, NYU Medical Center; 4 p.m.; Reunion Auditorium, John Morgan Bldg. (Genetics).
Cinq á Sept; 5-7 p.m.; Smith-Penniman Room, Houston Hall (French Institute).
The Tell Madaba Archaeological Project: Urban
Archaeology in the Highlands of Central Jordan;
Timothy Harrison, Toronto; 6 p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, University Museum;
reservation requested, call 898-4890 (Museum).
22 Studying Elderly Immigrant Women; Fiona Patterson, graduate student, social work; and Organizational Dynamics and the Health of Employees; Kenwyn Smith, social work; noon-2 p.m.; Caster Building (Social Work).
Carl F. Schmidt Honorary Lecture: Genome Science Strategies for Enhancing Drug Development; Thomas Caskey, Merck Research Labs; 3:30-4:30 p.m.; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Pharmacology).
Targets of the ABL Tyrosine Kinases in Normal and Transformed Cells; Ann Marie Pendergast, Duke Medical Center; 4 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).
New Light, and Shadows, on the End of the Kingdom
of Urartu; Paul Zimansky, Boston University;
6 p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, University Museum; admission required (Museum).
23 Anaerobic Bacteria as a Tumor Specific Gene Transfer System; Philippe Lambin, University Hospital Gasthu-isberg, noon- 1 p.m.; 195, John Morgan Bldg. (French Institute).
The Use of Space in the Wall Painting of Thera; Colin Renfrew, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research;
4 p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, University Museum (Center for Ancient Studies,
24 Tumor Hypoxia: Is it Clinically Relevant? Philippe Lambin, University Hospital Gasthuisberg; noon-1 p.m.; 2 Donner Conference Room, HUP (French Institute).
Beach Nourishment: Are We Doing a Good Job of
Designing Artificial Beaches? a debate:
Richard Weggel, Drexel; Orin Pilkney, Duke; 12:15-1:45 p.m., 1203, Steinberg
Hall-Deitrich Hall (Institute for Environmental Studies).
27 Regulation and Function of Tyrosine Hydroxylase; Dona Chikaraishi, Duke University; noon; Pharmacology Seminar Room, John Morgan Building (Pharmacology).
Wnt Signaling and Axis Determination in Xenopus Embryos; Sergei Sokol, Harvard Medical School; 12:15 p.m.; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Genetics; Cell & Developmental Biology).
Computer-Driven Vaccine Design: EpiMatrix Update
1998; Anne Degroot, Brown University; 4
p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).
28 Thermogenesis, Uncoupling Proteins and the Regulation of Body Weight; Leslie Kozak, The Jackson Laboratory; noon; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Biochemistry and Biophysics).
29 Towards a Molecular Genetic Classification of Malignant Gliomas; David Louis, Massachusetts General Hospital; 10 a.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).
Oligodendrocyte Cell Differentiation and Death; Moses Chao, Cornell Medical College; 4 p.m., Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).
Character Education: The Null Curriculum of
Teacher Education; Kevin Ryan, Boston College;
5 p.m.; Alumni Hall, Faulty Club (GSE).
30 Chorion Gene Amplification: A Model for Origins of DNA Replication and S Phase Control; Brian Calvi, Carnegie Institution; 4 p.m.; Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Bldg. (Genetics).
Liao Archaeology: New Frontiers on China's Northern Frontier; Nancy Steinhardt, Asian and Middle Eastern studies; 7-8:30 p.m.; B-21, Stiteler Hall; call 898-6479 to register (CGS).
The Philadelphia Antiques Show, celebrating its 37th anniversary, is the premier fund-raiser for the Medical Center and one of the oldest antiques shows in the country. It will be again be held in the 103rd Engineers Armory on 33rd St., just north of Market St., with the gala preview on April 17 and running through April 22 .
This year, the special loan exhibit, America's Painted and Gilded Legacy: 19th Century Painted Furniture will include painted, grained, stenciled, floral and gilded furniture from every design period of the 19th century. Over 40 examples of American Federal and Empire furniture have been chosen to exhibit the "highest artistry and originality in pattern and design."
There are numerous special eventsincluding a Saturday morning program for children, wine tasting, a champage Sunday brunch, lectures, workshops, guided tours, and appraisal day on Tuesday. Show admission is included with all Special Events ticketsreservations are recommended. Call 387-3500.
More than 50 of the nation's top antiques dealers will display museum-quality works including early American and European furniture, silver, rare books, textiles, Oriental carpets, folk art, and antique garden ornaments.
The proceeds from this year will benefit the Complex
Aortic Surgery Program at the Medical Center, striving toward the continued
state-of-the-art treatment and research. The Show's donation will help establish
the program as a regional center, providing fast diagnosis of aortic diseases,
rapid transport of patients and implementation of new techniques to treat
Since 1962 the Antiques Show has raised more than $7 million for the advancement of patient care at UPMC. Last year it raised $548,000 for the
Maxillofacial Reconstruction Center.
General admission is $12, $5 for Penn faculty, staff and students with a PENNCard and UPMC employees with ID. The Show is open April 18, 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; April 19, 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; April 20-21, 11:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m., April 22, 11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
For more information vist the Antiques Show web site http://health.upenn.edu/health/ev_files/antique_show/antique.html