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November 13, 2007, Volume 54, No. 12


13      Art History Film Screening; short films by various early 20th century artists; 5:15 p.m.; rm. 322, Fisher-Bennett Hall; also November 15, 5:15 p.m.; rm. 201, Fisher-Bennett Hall (Art History).

14      Italian Immigrants Film Series: Big Night; 7 p.m.; G17, Logan Hall (Italian Studies).

special event

18     Christian Association Silent Auction; to raise funds for peace and social justice education at Penn; 6 p.m.; Hall of Flags, Houston Hall (CA).


14      A Program of Pediatric Nursing Research: Addressing Major Public Health Concerns; Terri Lipman, nursing; noon; rm. 116, Fagin Hall (Nursing).

           Middle Eastern Americans: Immigration Patterns, Characteristics, and Identities; Mehdi Bozorgmehr and  Anny Balakian, City University of New York; noon.; rm. 209, College Hall; open to faculty and students (Middle East Center; South Asia Center).

           Mapping the Du Bois Philadelphia Negro; Amy Hillier, design; 12:15 p.m.; rm. 320, Fagin Hall (Nursing).

15      Jena 6: Media Hype or the New Wave of Racism?; panel discussion; 6:30 p.m,  rm. 270, Jon M. Hunstman Hall (United Minorities Council).

           Democracy and Disappointment: The Politics of Resistance; Alain Badiou, French philosopher; Simon Critchley, New School for Social Research; 7 p.m.; Slought Foundation (Slought Foundation).

           Roni Horn; visual artist and writer; 5 p.m.; rm. B-1, Meyerson Hall (Design).

16      PennDesign Lecture: Roy McMakin, sculptor; 5 p.m.; B3, Meyerson Hall (Fine Arts). 

Deadlines: Today is the deadline for next week’s Update which will extend through the end of November. The  deadline for the January AT PENN is Tuesday, December 18. For information see www.upenn.edu/almanac/calendar/caldead-real.html.


Almanac - November 13, 2007, Volume 54, No. 12