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September 26, 2006, Volume 53, No. 5

September AT PENN

Gulliver's Reading

Jonathan Swift, A Tale of a Tub (London, 1710), (at left)
from the exhibit at the Rosenwald Gallery, Gulliver’s Reading–Jonathan Swift’s Library and Reading. Opening reception: September 27, 5:30 p.m.; 6th floor, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library.The exhibit of books owned and read by Jonathan Swift, is based on a recent anonymous gift to the Library. The exhibit continues through December 15.


Special Event

27 Scrabble Night; 5:30-7:30 p.m.; Kelly Writers House (Writers House).


27 60-Second LecturesBeyond the Founding Fathers; Kathy Peiss, history; noon; Stiteler Plaza (SAS).

28 Behind the Scenes: Playback Singing and Ideologies of Voice in South India; Amanda Weidman, Bryn Mawr College; noon; rm. 816, Williams Hall (South Asia Studies).

Itineraries of the ‘One Sex Body’: A History of an Idea; Katharine Park, Harvard University; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 231, Fisher-Bennett Hall (History).

29 The Persistence of the Mythological in Indian Popular Cinema; Philip Lutgendorf, University of Iowa; 11:30 a.m.; room 321, Williams Hall (South Asia Center).

Three Concepts of Emergence; Paul Humphreys, University of Virginia; 3 p.m.; rm. 402, Logan Hall (Philosophy).


Deadlines: The deadline for the weekly Update is every Monday, for the following Tuesday’s issue. The deadline for the November AT PENN calendar is Tuesday, October 17. For information see www.upenn.edu/almanac/calendar/caldead-real.html.

Almanac - September 26, 2006, Volume 53, No. 5