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April 24, 2007, Volume 53, No. 31

Karen Kilimnik Exhibit


25 Benjamin Franklin Leadership Symposium: Effective Philanthropy-Measuring Impact; keynote speaker: Judith Rodin, President of the Rockefeller Foundation and Penn President Emerita; 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.; Prince Theatre, Annenberg Center (Social Policy and Practice).


24 ‘Best Of’: Intro and Advanced Design Video Production; 6 p.m.; rm. 401, Logan Hall. Also April 25 (School of Design).


28 Interviewing Skills to Get the Job You Want; 2 p.m.; Walnut St. West Branch of Philadelphia Library, 40th and Walnut St. (Philadelphia Library).

Special EventS

25 2007 Graduation Reception: Honoring International Student Graduates; 5:15-6:30 p.m.; Hall of Flags, Houston Hall (Alumni Relations; International Development).

29 Annual Induction Ceremony of the Penn Chapter of Pi Gamma Mu (international honor society in social sciences), over 200 honor students will be inducted to life membership in Pi Gamma Mu; 4:30-6 p.m., formal ceremony at Hall of Flags, Houston Hall, followed by reception, 6:15-7 p.m. (attire is business formal). Convocation speaker, Honorable William T. Coleman, Jr., Pi Gamma Mu, C ’41, former NAACP president, and presently senior partner, O’Melveny and Myers and senior adviser to the U.S. Secretary of Defense.


26 For the Love of Black Children: A Community Dialogue; authors Eric Grimes & Butch Slaughter; 4:30 p.m.; Fireside Lounge, Arch Bldg. (AARC).

       Religion and Politics in Islam: Realities and Stereotypes; Mahmoud Ayoub, Temple University; Hamid Dabashi, Columbia University; Phebe Marr, National Defense University; 5 p.m.; Wu & Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall (PASEF; Middle East Center).

At the ICA

A 2006 painting, Steed leaving for costume party on deserted island—Emma stays home to work (at left), is a water soluble oil color on canvas, 11” x 14” from the exhibition of works by Karen Kilimnik, now on exhibit at the ICA through August 5. This exhibition, curated by Ingrid Schaffner, ICA senior curator, spans 15 years of painting, drawings, assemblage sculptures, installation, photographs and video.

This is one of the three new exhibitions now at the ICA.

For information, see www.icaphila.org.



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Almanac - April 24, 2007, Volume 53, No. 31