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October 5, 2010, Volume 57, No. 06

October AT PENN



Penn Medicine Global Health Symposium; 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; Dunlop Auditorium, Stemmler Hall; RSVP: www.cphi.upenn.edu (School of Medicine).


My Own Private West; paintings by Hiroyuki Nakamura; Kelly Writers House. Through November 5.



Brownlee Lecture in Sexuality Studies: What to Do When Medicine Runs Amok in Pursuit of Normality? Putting Feminism into Action to Protect Families ‘At Risk’ for Atypical Sex, Gender, and Sexual Orientation; Alice Dreger, Northwestern University; 5:30 p.m.; Hall of Flags, Houston Hall (Alice Paul Center; Women’s Studies; Center for Bioethics; History; Sociology of Science).


Lost in Translation: Orientalism, Cinema, and the Enigmatic Signifier; Homay King, Bryn Mawr College; Leo Bersani, University of California, Berkeley; Kaja Silverman, contemporary art; 6:30 p.m.; ICA (Cinema Studies).


I Did It My Way: Perspectives on East Asian History; G. Cameron Hurst III, East Asian studies; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 205, William’s Hall (Center for East Asian Studies).


Theater for a New Millennium; Moisés Kaufman, Tectonic Theater Project; 6 p.m.; Harold Prince Theater, Annenberg Center; free tickets: www.vpul.upenn.edu/platthouse (Annenberg Center; LGBT Center; Performing Arts Council; SPEC; Theatre Arts; University Life Arts Initiatives).

AT PENN Deadlines: Submissions for the Update are due every Monday for the following Tuesday’s issue. For information see www.upenn.edu/almanac/calendar/caldead-real.html.

Events are subject to change. Information can be found on the sponsoring department’s website. Sponsors are listed in parentheses. For locations, call (215) 898-5000 or see www.facilities.upenn.edu.

Additional events are in October AT PENN Calendar.


Almanac - October 5, 2010, Volume 57, No. 06