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January 23, 2007, Volume 53, No. 19
January AT PENN


On Stage

24 Let Freedom Ring: So We Shall Overcome; staged production traces the Black Experience in America from slavery through the Civil Rights Movement; 7 p.m.; The Rotunda; free (AARC).


24 Teaching Around Race; David Roediger, author; noon; Terrace Room, Logan Hall (GSE).
  Impacts of Racism on the Health and Well-Being of Our Nation; Camara Phyllis Jones, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 4 p.m.; Ann L. Roy Auditorium, Claire M. Fagin Hall (Nursing).
25 Hibernation & Carcinogenesis; David Gius, NCI/NIH; noon; rm. 196A, John Morgan Bldg. (Radiation Oncology).
  Philosophy and Religion in Italy: From Croce and Gentile to the Present;Maurizio Pagano, Università del Piemonte Orientale, Italy; 5 p.m.; Cherpack Lounge, Williams Hall (Center for Italian Studies).
  Police Relations within Community: Distinguished Panel Presentation; Philadelphia Police Commissioner Sylvester Johnson; Maureen Rush, VP Public Safety; Charles Howard, associate chaplain; Howard Stevenson, GSE; moderated by John DiIulio, Jr., political science; 6 p.m.; Steinhardt Hall (AARC; Black Alumni Society; Public Safety).
29 Architecture in Formation; David Erdman & Marcelyn Gow, UCLA; 6:30 p.m.; rm. B1, Meyerson Hall (Architecture).
30 Is Private Efficiency a Threat to Public Security and to Economic Resilience? The Challenge to Governance in a Market Economy; Lewis Branscomb, Harvard University; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 213, Gittis Hall (Law).
31 Malaria: Drug Resistance and Disease Virulence Determinants from Studies in the Laboratory and the Field; Thomas Wellems, Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research; noon; auditorium, CRB (Microbiology).
  The War on Terror Takes on the Right to Know: Deciding How Much Facility-Specific Environmental Information Should be Made Available to the Public Post 9/11; Charles Howland, U.S. EPA; noon; Carolyn Hoff Lynch Lecture Hall; Cret Wing, Chemistry Labs (Earth and Environmental Science).
  The Next Major Clinical Endpoint Trial in HIV: Will There be One?; Jim Neaton, University of Minnesota; 2 p.m.; Class of ’62 Auditorium, John Morgan Bldg. (Center for AIDS Research).
  Making Sense of Cell Mechanics; John Crocker, chemical and biomolecular engineering; 3:15 p.m.; Wu & Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall  (Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering).
  Dante and the Origins of Italian Literary Culture: Notes on Medieval Italian Studies;Teodolinda Barolini, Columbia University; 5 p.m.; Cherpack Lounge, Williams Hall (Center for Italian Studies).

Special Events

29  7th Annual Robert Burns Lunch; Burns’ poetry reading with a bagpiper and à la carte Scottish menu; 12:15 p.m.; Museum Cafe, Penn Museum (use Kress Wing entrance); $10, $6; info.: (215) 898-4089 (Penn Museum Catering).
31 Blood Drive; 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Dunlop Lobby, Stemmler Hall; register: http://givesblood.org/go.php?bdc=443482  (Red Cross Club).


Deadlines: The deadline for the weekly Update is every Monday, for the following Tuesday’s issue. The deadline for the March AT PENN calendar is Tuesday, February 13. For information see www.upenn.edu/almanac/calendar/caldead-real.html.
Almanac - January 23, 2007, Volume 53, No. 19