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March 25, 2008, Volume 54, No. 26

Penn Cinema Studies and Slought Foundation will present, “City Girls, Flappers, and Feminist Film Theory,” a film screening and public lecture by film theorist and filmmaker Laura Mulvey, on Monday, March 31, 5:30-8:30 p.m. This will begin with a screening of People On Sunday (Menschen am Sonntag, 74 min) at 5:30 p.m., followed by Laura Mulvey’s presentation at 7 p.m. This 1929 film presents the portrait of a normal summer day in Berlin, Germany, in 1929 that allows the viewer to gain insight into the lives of different residents of the metropole, and follows them through their everyday activities, their work, and their free time. For more information visit www.slought.org.







26 Trends in Education and Technology: Best Practices in Online Instruction; 10 a.m.-noon; Terrace Room, Logan Hall; free; register: www.wimba.com (SAS Computing; CGS English Language Programs).

31 Concordancing for the Language Classroom;  presentation 11 a.m.-noon; rm. B3, Meyerson Hall; workshop 1-3 p.m.; PC Lab 1, Multi-Media Services, David Rittenhouse Labs; free; register: www.sas.upenn.edu/computing/instructional/lrc/workshop.htm (English Language Programs)


26 The Opposite of Love; Julie Buxbaum; 7 p.m.; Penn Bookstore.

27 The Dynamic Individualism of William James; James Pawelski; 6 p.m.; Penn Bookstore.

28 The Art of War; translator Victor Mair; 12:30 p.m.; Penn Bookstore.

Special Event

30 Philadelphia Record Fair 2008; buy, sell and trade records; 10 a.m.; $10/early admission 10 a.m.-noon, free/noon-6 p.m.; The Rotunda (Vox Populi).


27 Role of Cell Adhesion Molecules in Myelinated Nerves; Elior Peles, Weizmann Institute; 4 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).


The upcoming exhibit, Remembered Light: Destruction and Resurrection, at the Arthur Ross Gallery features a special discussion with principal artist and project manager Armelle Le Roux,  Creation, Fabrication, and Restoration: The Art of Stained Glass, on March 28 at 4 p.m. in the Gallery. Above, one of the 25 windows in the traveling exhibition; created by Armelle Le Roux, A Synagogue, a Protestant Church and a Catholic Cathedral, from Verdun, France, 3 shards, silkscreened, fused and slumped glass on wooden piece. Image courtesy of The McDonald Foundation and in collaboration with Interfaith Center at the Presidio, San Francisco, CA, where the windows will be permanently installed after their US tour.





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Almanac - March 25, 2008, Volume 54, No. 26