27 Inaugural Reception: Center for Policy Practice and Research; a celebration of the new interdisciplinary center; 5 p.m.; Tanenbaum Hall, Law School; Info.: Rae diBlasi (215) 898-7484 (Law School; School of Social Work; School of Medicine).


27 Homeowner's Insurance; noon-1 and 1-2 p.m.; 4046 Walnut; registration required: e-mail bramsey@pobox.upenn.edu (Office of Community Housing).

  • AIDS in Philadelphia and its Impact Upon the African American and Latino Community; 4:30-6:30 p.m.; rm 110, School of Nursing; (Penn Center for AIDS Research).

28 Credit Counseling and Repair; noon-1 and 1-2 p.m.; 4046 Walnut; registration required: e-mail bramsey@pobox.upenn.edu (Office of Community Housing).

  • Interface Between Genetics and the Environment; John W. Walsh, Alpha One Foundation; noon-1:30 p.m.; Suite 320, 3401 Market St. (Center for Bioethics).
  • HIV Pathogenesis in Human Lymphoid Ttissue Ex Vivo; Leonid Margolis, NIH; 12:30-1:30 p.m.; Auditorium, BRB II/III (Penn Center for AIDS Research).
  • Style and the Fashioning of the Body; exploring fashion, hairstyles and their social and political agendas; Diana Crane, sociology; Peter Stallybrass, English; and Caroline Weber, Romance languages; illustrated by student models; 5-6:30 p.m.; Penn Humanities Forum, NOTE ROOM CHANGE: 200, College Hall. Info.: (215) 898-8220 (Penn Humanities Forum).
  • How Wild was the West? Religious and Cultural Identity in Roman North Africa; James Rives, York University; 7-9 p.m.; 2nd Floor Lounge, Logan Hall ; Info.: William Gruen: gruen@sas.upenn.edu (Philadelphia Seminar on Christian Origins).

29 e-Regulation and Public Health: FDA in the Information Age; Jane E. Henney, Food and Drug Administration, DHHS; 1-2:30 p.m.; Austrian Auditorium, LDI (Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics).

  • Creating a Museum in France: Cultural and Political Perspective; Stéphane Martin, Museum of Primitive Arts, Paris; 3 p.m.; Lynch Room, Chemistry Building (French Institute for Culture and Technology; History of Art).

Deadlines: The deadline for the weekly update is each Monday for the following week's issue; for the November At Penn calendar it is October 17.

Almanac, Vol. 47, No. 5, September 26, 2000

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