5 Last day to withdraw from a course
5 Storytime at the Arboretum; fun and engaging reading sessions with local librarians; 10:30 a.m.; free w/admission; register: https://tinyurl.com/y3dvk3cf (Morris Arboretum).
Union Tanguera + Kate Weare Company; student discovery for children grades 6-12; 10:30 a.m.; Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg Center; tickets and info: www.annenbergcenter.org (Annenberg Center). Also see On Stage.
13 NYICFF Kid Flix II: Shorts; films from the 2018 New York International Children’s Film Festival; 2 p.m.; $5/adults and children over 2, free/members; tickets: http://tinyurl.com/y52f7ugm (IHP).
2 Animal Adventures; ages 3 to 6;10:30 a.m.; $10/one adult and one child, $5/members one adult one child, $2/each additional child.
12 40 Winks at the Penn Museum; overnight expedition for children ages 6-12 and their parents/chaperones; 5:30 p.m.; $55/adults and children, $45/members. Through 9 a.m. April 13
3 Year of Neurodegenerative Research; 35th Annual MINS Symposium; 8:30 a.m-5:30 p.m.; Rubenstein Auditorium, Smilow Center; info: https://tinyurl.com/y4xyjfoz (Mahoney Institute for Neurosciences).
Penn & Slavery Symposium; presentation of research regarding Penn’s relationship with slavery and panel discussion; 4 p.m.; Class of ‘78 Orrery Pavilion, Van Pelt Library; register: https://prss.sas.upenn.edu/events/penn-and-slavery-symposium (Penn & Slavery Project, Program on Race, Science & Society). Through April 4.
4 The Jamaican 1950s: A Symposium; 4 p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum; info: https://tinyurl.com/y6xw2wy8 (Museum). Through April 5.
5 New Directions in Market Design; 9 a.m.-5:15 p.m.; rms. 255 and 260, Huntsman Hall; register: https://economics.sas.upenn.edu/events/new-directions-market-design (Economics).
Philadelphia Workshop on Macroeconomics and Economic Policy; 1-7 p.m; rm. 10, PCPSE (Economics). Also April 6.
12 18th Annual Disability Symposium; strengthening partnerships; 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Houston Hall; info and register by April 1: www.vpul.upenn.edu/lrc/sds/currentsymposium.php (Weingarten Learning Resources Center).
16 Junior Investigators’ Symposium; successful strategies for a career in clinical and translational science; 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Smilow Center; RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/yxa6l2uc (Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics).
Admission Donation and Hours
Arthur Ross Gallery (ARG): Fisher Fine Arts Library; free; hours: www.arthurrossgallery.org
Brodsky Gallery, Kelly Writers House: free; hours and info: http://writing.upenn.edu/wh/involved/series/brodskygallery/
Burrison Gallery, Inn at Penn: free; Mon.-Fri., 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; http://tinyurl.com/kaevlec
Esther Klein Gallery: free; Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; http://estherkleingallery.tumblr.com
ICA: free; hours: https://icaphila.org
International House Philadelphia: free; hours: http://ihousephilly.org
Kroiz Gallery, Fisher Fine Arts Library: free; Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; info: http://tinyurl.com/hvrlct4
Morris Arboretum: hours, prices: morrisarboretum.org
Penn Museum: hours, prices: www.penn.museum
Slought: free; Tues.-Fri., noon-5 p.m.; info: slought.org
Van Pelt Library: free; hours: info: http://www.library.upenn.edu/vanpelt
Wistar: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; info: https://wistar.org
1 Poems (In Color) by Bernadette Mayer; Brodsky Gallery opening; 6 p.m.; Arts Café, Kelly Writers House.
2 Civil Disobedience: Celebrating Queer Narratives; celebrates the history of queer resilience and protest; opening reception: April 2, 6 p.m.; East Alcove Gallery, IHP. Through June 29.
5 Soy Cuba: The Cuban Landscapes of Roger Toledo; exhibit opening; 6 p.m.; Arthur Ross Gallery. Through June 2.
12 X-Ray Visions: Lois Goglia; creations from medical imaging materials; opening reception: 5-7:30 p.m.; Esther Klein Gallery (EKG). Through May 25.
16 In a Woman’s Shadow: A Visual Essay; photos by Nadine Epstein; opening reception and talk: April 17, 5-7 p.m.; Burrison Gallery. Through May 14.
26 Colored People Time: Quotidian Pasts; the second chapter in the three-part exhibition series; ICA; opening reception: April 26, 6:30-9 p.m. Through August 11.
Deborah Anzinger: An Unlikely Birth; sculpture, video, painting and installation, combining both synthetic and living materials to consider geographical, ecological and spatial paradigms; ICA; opening reception: April 26, 6:30-9 p.m. Through August 11.
Open Video Call 2019; video works by Philadelphia-area artists and filmmakers; ICA; opening reception: April 26, 6:30-9 p.m. Through August 11.
Nikon Small World Exhibition; see the top 20 winning images from the 2018 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition; Wistar Institute. Through April 5.
Matthew J. Miller and Gabriel Miller: Black Urbanism: YR-001; photography exhibit; Lobby Mezzanine, Meyerson Hall. Through April 8.
Spots of Time; woodcuts by John D. Taylor; Burrison Gallery. Through April 12.
Thomas Evans and the Professional Press; Leon Levy Dental Medicine Library. Through April 12.
Wise Men Fish Here; Kamin Gallery, Van Pelt Library. Through May 20.
Musical Partnerships at Play: The Marlboro Music School and Festival; Eugene Ormandy Gallery, Van Pelt Library. Through June 21.
Introducing Tony Conrad: A Retrospective; six decades of sculpture, painting, video, performance, film and installation; ICA. Through August 11.
Bearing Witness: Four Days in West Kingston; Penn Museum. Through December 2.
Moundbuilders: Ancient Artifacts of North America; Penn Museum. Through December 2.
Ancient Egypt: From Discovery to Display; behind-the-scenes view of artifact storage and active conservation of Museum objects; Penn Museum.
Audubon’s Birds of America; 1st Floor, Van Pelt Library.
Imagery, Narrative, Propaganda: Artists in the German Democratic Republic; rm. 500, Annenberg School.
Marian Anderson on the World Stage; Marian Anderson Gallery, Van Pelt Library.
Middle East Galleries; ancient Mesopotamian societies that gave rise to the world’s first cities; Penn Museum.
Native American Voices: The People—Here and Now; Penn Museum.
Patrick Dougherty Installation; viewing of stickwork and sapling sculpture; Morris Arboretum.
We Are Not Alone; exhibit of 10 large-scale illustrations by cartoonist and freelance writer Dwayne Booth; Forum, Annenberg School.
Penn Museum Tours
Gallery Tours; Saturdays-Sundays; 1:30 p.m.; Pepper Hall; free w/admission.
Global Guides Public Tours; Saturdays-Sundays; 2:30 p.m.; free w/admission.
5 No Más Bebés; 2:30 p.m.; Amado Recital Hall, Irvine Auditorium (Penn Med, StORM).
8 Yaadhum; screening and discussion with director Kombai Anwar; 2 p.m.; rm. 25, Williams Hall (South Asia Center).
17 Terminator 2; 5 p.m.; Visualization Space, Education Commons (Penn Libraries).
La Terrazza; 6:30 p.m.; rm. 401, Fisher-Bennett Hall.
Lightbox Film Center at IHP
All screenings at 7 p.m. unless noted. Info and tickets: https://lightboxfilmcenter.org/
9 Tuesdays with Tony.
11 The Long Goodbye.
13 Harry & Walter Go to New York.
18 The Touch.
19 Capricorn One.
20 I Love My…Wife; 2 p.m.
Double Feature: California Split and Little Murders.
25 Mutual Appreciation.
2 Diversi-Tea: PennKIPP with Keisha Johnson; noon; Meyerson Conference Room, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library.
8 Feminist Pedagogy Zine Making Workshop; 1:30-3 p.m.; rm. 345, Fisher-Bennett Hall (GSWS).
9 Diversi-Tea: Penn Violence Prevention with Jessica Mertz; noon; Meyerson Conference Room, Van Pelt Library.
Intro to Letterpress Printing Workshop; 1:30 p.m.; Common Press, Fisher Fine Arts Library; RSVP: www.library.upenn.edu/commonpress (Common Press).
10 Research Tea: Recovering James Baldwin’s Late Works: A Discussion on New Methodologies and Archives; Dagmawi Woubshet, English; 3 p.m.; Meyerson Conference Room, Van Pelt Library.
12 Yoga with Anisha; noon; ARG; free/students, $5/all else. Also April 19, 26.
16 PPSA Book Club and Book Exchange; discussion of book There, There by Tommy Orange and exchange of new or used books; noon; Meyerson Conference Room, Van Pelt Library (PPSA).
Better Living with Dementia; Nancy Hodgson, nursing; noon; Hourglass Room, University Club, Inn at Penn; RSVP: email@example.com (PASEF).
Penn Book Talk; discussion of Lilli de Jong: A Novel by Janet Benton; 1 p.m.; Meyerson Conference Room, Van Pelt Library; info: https://pennbooktalk.wordpress.com
23 Preparing for the Academic Job Market; 4-6 p.m.; rm. 110, Annenberg School (Career Services).
Institute of Contemporary Art
5 Mindfulness at the Museum; drop-in guided meditation sessions; noon. Also April 12, 19, 26.
6 VIP—Visiting Infants & Parental Figures; child-friendly art experience for parents, caregivers and children; 9-11 a.m.
14 Coffee and Conversation; Tamir Williams, history of art; 2 p.m.
All take place at College Hall at noon. Info: www.sas.upenn.edu/60-second
3 Quayshawn Spencer.
10 Joseph Kable.
17 Sophia Rosenfeld.
22 Bethany Wiggin.
24 Rahul Mukherjee.
Benefits Open Enrollment
Open to faculty and staff; free. Register: www.hr.upenn.edu/registration
1 Open Enrollment Info Session; 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall. Also April 2, 4, 9, 17, 18, 22, 30, various times and locations.
23 Wellness and Enrollment Fair; 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; Hall of Flags, Houston Hall.
25 Enrollment Fair; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; New Bolton Center, Kennett Square.
HR: Professional and Personal Development Programs
Open to faculty and staff; free unless noted otherwise.
1 Ted Talk Tuesday: How to Use Others’ Feedback to Learn and Grow; 12:30 p.m.
Fundamentals of Strategic Planning; 12:30 p.m.
23 SMART Goals; 12:30 p.m.
30 Creative Problem Solving; 9 a.m. - noon; $75.
HR: Work-life Workshops
Open to Penn faculty and staff; free.
2 Guided Meditation; 12:30 p.m.
11 Prepare and Prevent: Assisting Leaders with Behavioral Tools to Better Support Employees Webinar; 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
24 Guided Meditation; 12:30 p.m.
25 Take Our Children to Work Day; 8:50 a.m.-5 p.m.; registration opens April 11.
29 Admissions Brown Bag-Making the Most of the Campus Visit; 12:30 p.m.
HR: Healthy You Workshops
Open to Penn faculty and staff; free.
4 Gentle Yoga; noon. Also April 18.
5 April Wellness Walk; noon; College Hall.
11 Get to Know What Is Healthy at Houston Market Tour; 11:30 a.m.
18 Oral Health 101: All You Want to Know About Your Teeth and More; noon. Also April 30.
29 Spin; 11:30 a.m.
Liberal and Professional Studies
2 Master of Environmental Studies Virtual Café; noon.
3 Penn Summer Virtual Info Session; 5:30 p.m.
Walk-in Wednesdays: Meet the College of Liberal and Professional Studies; 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4:30-6 p.m.; ste. 100, 3440 Market St. Also April 10, 17, 24.
9 Master of Liberal Arts On-Campus Info Session; 5:30 p.m.; ste. 100, 3440 Market St.
Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences Virtual Info Session; 5:30 p.m.; register: lpsonline.sas.upenn.edu/events
17 Fels Institute of Government Virtual Info Session; 6 p.m.; register: www.fels.upenn.edu/events
Organizational Dynamics On-Campus Info Session; 6 p.m.; register: www.upenn.edu/lps-events
1 The Daily Dig; 15-minute artifact talk; 1 p.m. Daily through April 30.
2 Conversational Corners; Spanish language groups; 10 a.m. Also April 30.
9 Conversational Corners; English language groups; 10 a.m. Also April 16, Portugese language groups; April 23, Italian language groups.
3 Crafternoons; various interests; 2 p.m. Also April 10, 17, 24.
11 Museum Mile; 8:30 a.m.; free.
12 Coffee with a Keeper: Joshua T. Lessard; 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m.; Museum Café; $5, free/members (Museum).
Penn Vet Working Dog Center
9 “Get Lost” Working Dog Center Tour; 2 p.m.
25 “Up & Over, Under & Through” Working Dog Center Tour; 10 a.m.
9 WPPSA Board Meeting; 12:30 p.m.; rm. 201, B Wing, 3401 Walnut St.
11 PPSA Board Meeting; 1 p.m.; School of Medicine; RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
24 University Council Meeting; members of the University community are invited to attend provided they register with the Office of the Secretary: (215) 898-7005; 4 p.m.; Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall.
12 Kaoru Watanabe: Be/Longing; Traditional Japanese music; 7:30 p.m.; Lightbox Film Center, IHP; tickets: $10-$25; info: www.lightboxfilmcenter.org (IHP).
13 Concert of Innovative Music; Bernhard Wostheinrich, electronic musician; 8 p.m.; St. Mary’s Hamilton Village; $20, $10/students with ID; tickets and info: www.thegatherings.org (The Gatherings Concert Series).
16 The English Concert: Handel’s Semele; 7 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg Center (Annenberg Center).
Penn Music Department
2 Daedalus Quartet: Penn Contemporary Music; 8 p.m.; rm. 208, ARCH.
5 A Tale of Two Italian Cities: Chamber Music from Venice to Naples; Tempesta di Mare Chamber Players; 7 p.m.; Class of ‘78 Orrery Pavilion, Van Pelt Library.
6 Penn Wind Ensemble; 8 p.m.; Irvine Auditorium.
7 University Chamber Choir; 4:30 p.m.; St Mary’s Church.
9 Maryanne Amacher: An Introduction; Bill Dietz, composer; 7 p.m.; Class of ‘78 Orrery Pavilion, Van Pelt Library.
10 Penn Baroque Ensemble with Penn Opera Workshop; 8 p.m.; Prince Lobby, Annenberg Center.
14 University Choral Society; 8 p.m.; St. Mary’s Church.
17 Daedalus Quartet Concert; 6:30 p.m.; Rose Recital Hall, Fisher-Bennett Hall.
18 Penn Jazz Combos; 7 p.m.; Rose Recital Hall, Fisher-Bennett Hall.
25 Penn Arab Music Ensemble; 8 p.m.; Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral.
26 Penn Symphony Orchestra; 8 p.m.; Irvine Auditorium.
28 Penn Flutes; 2 p.m.; Class of ’49 Auditorium, Houston Hall.
World Cafe Live
Performances daily. For a complete listing, see: http://philly.worldcafelive.com/
4 The Book of Mermen; Mask and Wig’s 131st Annual Production, an unforgettable, underwater musical; 8 p.m.; The Mask and Wig Club House; $35/adults, $15/students; tickets: www.maskandwig.com/ Also April 5.
3 Of Government; Penn Theatre Arts production; 7 p.m.; Annenberg Center. Through April 6.
5 Union Tanguera + Kate Weare Company; contemporary dance meets Argentine tango; 8 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre. Also April 6, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Also see Children’s Activities.
12 Kun-Yang Lin/Dancers; a hybrid of Asian philosophies and Western culture; 8 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre. Also April 13, 2 p.m.
26 BODYTRAFFIC; Los Angeles-based dance troupe; 8 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre. Also April 27, 2 and 8 p.m.
4 Not Quite Not White: Losing and Finding Race in America; Sharmila Sen; noon; rm. 500, Annenberg School (ASC).
17 Penn Alumni Reading Club; Guthrie Ramsey; 6:30 p.m.; Sweeten Alumni House (Africana Studies).
Kelly Writers House
All events located in Arts Café.
2 Allison Cobb and Brian Teare: A Poetry Reading; 6 p.m.
3 Stand-Ups Sit Down: Lew Schneider, Judy Gold and Laurie Kilmartin; 6 p.m.
5 Queer Urgencies: A Reading; 10 a.m.
8 Alternative Theatre Festival Preview; 6 p.m.
9 Katie Degentesh Poetry Reading; noon.
Breaking Through: A.H. Jerriod Avant and Adjua Gargi Nzinga Greaves; 6 p.m.
10 Stitched!; weaving together creative nonfiction and Philadelphia’s Fiber Arts Community; 6 p.m.
11 Real Arts @ Penn presents the Music of Lou Reed and Beyond; Richard Barone and Rob Norris; 5 p.m., Arts Café, Kelly Writers House.
16 Brave Testimony: A Reading by Chris Abani; time TBA.
17 Speakeasy Open Mic Night; 7:30 p.m.
18 A Conversation with Anne Ishii; hosted by DoubleSpeak magazine; 6 p.m.
22 A Reading by Rosanne Cash; 6:30 p.m.
23 A Brunch Conversation with Rosanne Cash; 10 a.m.
24 A Conversation with Douglas Brinkley; 6 p.m.
25 Emily Wilson’s The Odyssey; 13th annual marathon reading; 4 p.m.
29 Extremely Online: Writing Comedy for the Internet; 6 p.m.
Penn Book Center
3 How We Fight White Supremacy; Akiba Solomon, Kenrya Rankin and Asali Solomon; 6:30 p.m.
5 An Evening of Poetry with Ilya Kaminsky and AQP!; 6:30 p.m.
9 MacDoodle St.; Mark Alan Stamaty and Matt Madden; 6:30 p.m.
11 Anthony Schneider’s “Lowdown”; Kathy DeMarco Van Cleve; 5:30 p.m.
12 Zora and Langston; Yuval Taylor and Lorene Cary; 6 p.m.
13 Poetry Reading; Thomas Devaney and Anne-Adele Wight; 2:30 p.m.
17 Readings From The Art of Voice by Tony Hoagland; Kay Cosgrove, Kenneth Hart, and Eleanor Wilner; 6:30 p.m.
18 Racial Identity and Labor’s Struggle for Equality; Bill Fletcher, Jr. and Andrew Lamas; 6 p.m.
19 Hopscotch Translation Series; Philip Boehm and Vincent Kling; 6 p.m.
24 Mark Doten in Conversation with Keith Kopka; 6:30 p.m.
25 Anna Badkhen and Emmanuel Iduma; 6:30 p.m.
26 Hopscotch Translation Series; Thorsten Nagelschmidt & Tim DeMarco; 6:30 p.m.
27 From Across the Waters: Poetry of the Soviet Diaspora; 3:30 p.m.
All events held in the second floor events room. Info.: www.upenn.edu/bookstore
8 Homegrown: Identity and Difference in the American War on Terror; Piotr Szpunar, alumnus; 5:30 p.m.
10 Advancing Sexual Health for the Christian Client: Data and Dogma; Beverly Dale; 6 p.m.
16 Cannabis: The Illegalization of Weed in America; Box Brown; 6 p.m.
26 Celebrating Walt Whitman: Marathon Reading of Leaves of Grass; 11 a.m.
1 30x30 Challenge; get outside, learn about local ecology and appreciate the beauty of nature; Penn Sustainability; info: bit.ly/penn30x30 Through April 30.
3 Innovation in Finance; panel discussion with remarks by President Amy Gutmann and Wharton Dean Geoff Garrett; 4:30 p.m.; Ambani Auditorium, Huntsman Hall; PennCard required; RSVP: https://events.wharton.upenn.edu/event/innovation-in-finance/ (Wharton).
4 Escaping the Happiness Hunt: Sustainable Satisfaction & Beyond; Devamrita Swami, monk; 6 p.m.; Hall of Flags, Houston Hall; register: https://tinyurl.com/y2oynjln (Yoga and Meditation Club).
16 Graduation Fair; graduates can get academic regalia, class rings, diploma frames, announcement letters and more; 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Penn Bookstore. Through April 18.
22 Voter Registration Deadline for Pennsylvania Primary; register: www.pennvotes.org/voter-registration
23 2019 Models of Excellence Ceremony; 20th Annual award celebration; 4 p.m.; Irvine Auditorium; RSVP: www.hr.upenn.edu/attendmodels (HR).
26 The Latin American and Latino Studies Program 30th Anniversary Celebration; 6-10 p.m.; Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall; info: https://lals.sas.upenn.edu/events/lals-30th-anniversary
30 Sexual Harassment of Women: Climate, Culture and Consequences in Academic Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; Frazier Benya, National Academy of Sciences; 5 p.m.; rm. 102, Chemistry Bldg. (Penn Leadership in Science Award Lecture).
All events take place at Fisher Fine Arts Library from 1-4 p.m.
5 Black Lunch Table @Fisher.
13 Cherry Blossom Days; experience the beauty of the Arboretum’s cherry tree collection; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Also April 20.
27 Arbor Day: How Does Your Garden Grow?; expand your gardening knowledge and discover how to help plants and flowers grow; 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
More Hidden Gems Tour; walking tour highlighting garden features not often discovered; 11 a.m.
28 The Spotted Lanternfly Concert; a multimedia program of music and dance celebrating our natural world; 10:30 and 11:30 a.m.
4 [POSTPONED] Crawl Out Thursday; series of performance works; 6-9 p.m; $15.
8 Written in the Stars: Ancient Constellations; for Penn students; 6 p.m.; free w/PennCard.
13 Cards, Dice and Dominoes; board games from around the world; 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
6 (M) Tennis vs. Harvard; 1 p.m.
(M) Lightweight Crew vs. Cornell/Harvard; TBA.
7 (M) Tennis vs. Dartmouth; 1 p.m.
10 Baseball vs. Monmouth; 3 p.m.
12 (M) Tennis vs. Cornell; 1 p.m.
Softball vs. Princeton; 4:30 p.m.
13 Baseball vs. Princeton; 11:30 a.m.
(W) Lacrosse vs. Dartmouth; noon.
(M) Heavyweight Crew vs. Columbia/Princeton; TBA.
(M) Lightweight Crew vs. Columbia/Yale; TBA.
14 Baseball vs. Princeton; noon.
Softball vs. Princeton; 12:30 p.m.
(W) Tennis vs. Columbia; 1 p.m.
17 (W) Lacrosse vs. Princeton; 6 p.m.
20 Baseball vs. Yale; 11:30 a.m.
(M) Lacrosse vs. Dartmouth; 1 p.m.
(W) Tennis vs. Yale; 1 p.m.
Softball vs. Brown; 4 p.m.
(M) Heavyweight Crew vs.Columbia/Yale; TBA.
(M) Lightweight Crew vs. Princeton/Georgetown; TBA.
21 Baseball vs. Yale; noon.
Softball vs. Brown; 12:30 p.m.
(W) Tennis vs. Brown; 1 p.m.
24 Baseball vs. Seton Hall; 3 p.m.
25 Penn Relays; all day. Through April 27.
Softball vs. Drexel; 4 p.m.
30 Softball vs. Howard; 4 p.m.
1 Que Rico Es! Citizens Bringing to Bear Food on Health, Equity and Sustainability in Ecuador; Stephen Sherwood, Wageningen University; 9 a.m.; rm. 100, PCPSE (LALS).
Advancing Health Equity Through Models of Care; Baligh Yehia, Ascension Medical Group; noon; Rubenstein Auditorium, Smilow Center (Penn Medicine).
Network Peer Effects With Selection into Treatment: Reevaluating Microfinance Adoption in India; Alejandro Sanchez, economics; noon; rm. 100, PCPSE (Economics).
Creating Cultural Capital: Biblical Artifacts, Museums and Archaeology; Morag Kersel, DePaul Univ.; noon; rm. 345, Penn Museum (Anthropology).
Transcriptional Networks and Epigenomic Mechanisms Driving Lineage-Determination of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells; Susanne Mandrup, Univ. of Southern Denmark; noon; Gaulton Auditorium, BRB (Epigenetics Institute, IDOM).
Stoodis: Indigenous Political Identities and Digital Activism; Cindy Tekobbe, Univ. of Alabama; 4 p.m.; rm. 500, Annenberg School (ASC, SP2).
How is Machine Learning Useful for Macroeconomic Forecasting; Dalibor Stevanovic, Univ. of Quebec at Montreal; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 200, PCPSE (Economics).
John Milton in the Printing House (1644); Sharon Achinstein, Johns Hopkins; 5:15 p.m.; Class of 1978 Pavilion, Van Pelt Library (English).
2 The Serpent of their Agonies: Surplus and the Politics of Violence in Horacio Castellanos Moya’s Postwar Central America; Veronica Brownstone, Hispanic and Portuguese studies; noon; Forum Room, PCPSE (LALS).
Making America Healthier for All: Challenges and Opportunities; David Williams, Harvard; noon; Rubenstein Auditorium, Smilow Center (Penn Med).
Startup Search Costs; Nicolas de Roos, Univ. of Sydney; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 202, PCPSE (Economics).
Smoothing Spline Mixed-Effects Density Models for Clustered Data; Yuedong Wang, UC Santa Barbara; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 701, Blockley Hall (Biostatistics, CCEB).
What Can Natural Hosts of SIV Teach Us About NK Cell Responses?; Michaela Muller-Trutwin, Institut Pasteur; 4 p.m.; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Immunology).
3 Don’t Forget the Stonewall Generation: Building Age Inclusive LGBT Services; Terri Clark, SAGE; 9 a.m.; rm. 12-146, Smilow Center (Penn Med).
Contemporary Documentary Storytelling & Social Justice; Caty Borum Chattoo, Center for Media and Social Impact; noon; rm. 500, Annenberg School (ASC).
Death from Laughter, Female Hysteria, and Early Cinema; Maggie Hennefeld, Univ. of Minnesota; noon; rm. 330, Fisher-Bennett Hall (Cinema Studies).
Regulation of Zebrafish Gonad Formation and Sex; Bruce Draper, UC Davis; noon; rm. 253, BRB (CRRWH).
Toward a Universal Influenza Virus Vaccine; Peter Palese, Icahn School of Medicine; noon; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Microbiology).
Increasing Access to Oral Health Care Services for Individuals with Disabilities; John Kemp, Viscardi Center; Steven Perlman, Boston Univ.; Mark Wolff, Dean, Dental Med; 12:15 p.m.; Cheung Auditorium, Evans Bldg. (Dental Med).
C4E-Computational Chemistry of Compounds for Catalysis and Energy; Aleksandra Vojvodic, CBE; 3 p.m.; Wu and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall (CBE).
An Acute Immune Response Underlies the Benefit of Cardiac Adult Stem Cell Therapy; Jeffery Molkentin, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital; 4 p.m.; rm. 11-146, Smilow Center (CVI).
Homesick: Native Families, Health and Mobility, 1900-1920; Juliet Larkin-Gilmore, Vanderbilt; 4 p.m.; rm. 116, Claire Fagin Hall (Barbara Bates Center for the Study of the History of Nursing).
Labor Market Concentration; Ioana Elena Marinescu, SP2; 4 p.m.; rm. 200, PCPSE (Economics).
Mu2e; Richie Bonventre, LBNL; 4 p.m.; rm. A8, DRL (Physics & Astronomy).
The Stuff of Archaeology: An Introduction; Lauren Ristvet, curator; 6 p.m.; tickets: http://tinyurl.com/y6lzusaw (Museum).
Architecture and Micropolitics; Farshid Moussavi, Harvard; 6:30 p.m.; Meyerson Hall (PennDesign).
4 ClinEpiDB.org: Open Access Epidemiology Resources and Global Infectious Disease Data Sharing; Brianna Lindsay, SAS; 9 a.m.; Class of ’62 Auditorium, John Morgan Bldg. (CCEB).
Equity and Quality of Life in Oral Cancer; Thomas Sollecito, Rabie Shanti and Brian Myung Chang, Dental Med; 12:15 p.m.; Cheung Auditorium, Evans Bldg. (Dental Med).
Organic Chemistry in Biotechnology; Jason Beiger, AMGEN; 3 p.m.; Carolyn Hoff Lynch Lecture Hall, Chemistry Bldg. (Chemistry).
My Care, My Story, My Life: What I Wish I Knew; panel of patients and families who received Penn Medicine Care; 3 p.m.; Rubenstein Auditorium, Smilow Center (Penn Med).
Analyzing Social Experiments as Implemented; Jim Heckman, UChicago; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 10, PCPSE (Economics).
Ghosts of Migration Past: Genomics, Divergence, and the Experimental Evolution of Complex Traits; Patrick Phillips, Univ. of Oregon; 4 p.m.; Tedori Auditorium, Levin Bldg. (Biology).
Growing Pains: Confronting the Rise of China; Avery Goldstein, political science; 4:30 p.m.; 4th floor, College Hall (The Philomathean Society).
How to Finance a Kidnapping in Late Antiquity; Kristina Sessa, Ohio State; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 402, Cohen Hall (Classical Studies).
5 Affordances of Queer Dating Apps and the Potential for Queer Worldmaking in Urban China; Lik Sam Chan, ASC; 11:45 a.m.; rm. 500, Annenberg School (ASC).
Mistreating Health Inequalities in the Genomic Age; Dorothy Roberts, sociology and law; noon; Hall of Flags, Houston Hall (Penn Med).
Perspectives on Fault Mechanics from Marine Geology and Experimentation on Viscoplastic Materials; Nicholas Hayman, UT Austin; 2 p.m.; rm. 358, Hayden Hall (EES).
Space Exploration in the Nineteenth Century; David Brownlee, history of art; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 113, Jaffe Bldg. (History of Art).
Friday Tea; Marcy Norton, history; 4 p.m.; 4th floor, College Hall (The Philomathean Society).
7 Fine Art and the Exploration of Cuban Social Issues Through Landscape and Cityscape Paintings; Roger Toledo Bueno, ISA; 1 p.m.; Arthur Ross Gallery (LALS).
8 Supply Chain Capitalism and the Problem of Scale in “Ethical Fashion”; Kendron Thomas, Washington Univ. in St. Louis; noon; rm. 345, Penn Museum (Anthropology).
To Live Among the Stars: The Algatron and the Unfinished Odyssey to Build an Environment for Space; David Munns, John Jay College; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 337, Cohen Hall (HSS).
Algorithms for Interpretable Machine Learning in Medicine; Cynthia Rudin, Duke; 4 p.m.; rm. 140, John Morgan Building (MINS).
Consistency Without Inference: Instrumental Variables in Practical Application; Alwyn Young, London School of Economics; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 200, PCPSE (Economics).
Jane Austen, Elizabeth Gaskell, and the Illustrators of the Wig and Powder School: British Gift Books of the 1890s; Sarah Horowitz, Haverford; 5:15 p.m.; Class of 1978 Pavilion, Van Pelt Library (English).
Julian Abele and Louis Magaziner: The Story of a Penn-Made Friendship; Amy Cohen, History Making Productions; 5:30 p.m.; Architectural Archives, Fisher Fine Arts Library (History of Art).
King Richard III: The Resolution of a 500-Year-Old Cold Case; Turi King, Univ. of Leicester; 6:15 p.m. (Penn Museum).
9 Global Histories of Economic Nationalism 1930-54; Melissa Teixeira, history; noon; Forum Room, PCPSE (LALS).
Molecular Clusters: Building Blocks for Nanoelectronics and Material Design; Xavier Roy, Columbia; noon; Carolyn Hoff Lynch Lecture Hall, Chemistry Bldg. (Chemistry).
Reprogramming the Tumor Microenvironment to Improve Responses to Immunotherapy; David DeNardo, Washington University at St. Louis; noon; Caplan Auditorium, Wistar (Wistar).
Royalties and Deadlines in Oil and Gas Leasing: Theory and Evidence; Ryan Kellogg, UChicago; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 202, PCPSE (Economics).
Randomization and Ambiguity Aversion; Shaowei Ke, Univ. of Michigan; 4 p.m.; rm. 100, PCPSE (Economics).
Resident Memory T Cell Function and Differentiation; David Masopust, Univ. of Minnesota; 4 p.m.; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Immunology).
Vitamin D in Nutrient Sensing and Calorie Allocation; Jeffrey Roizen, PSOM; 4 p.m.; rm. 12-146, Smilow Center (IDOM, DRC).
Writing a Popular History of Cuba; Ada Ferrer, NYU; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 209, College Hall (History).
Growing Pains: Confronting the Rise of China; Andrew Yang, TECRO; 5 p.m.; 4th floor, College Hall (The Philomathean Society).
Lucrezia Borgia’s Voice; Elizabeth Upton, UCLA; 5:15 p.m.; rm. 102, Lerner Center (Music).
Cosmesis vs. Esthetics: Ethical Treatment is EZ When Needed!; Kenneth Kurtz, Stony Brook Univ.; 6 p.m.; Cheung Auditorium, Evans Bldg. (Dental Med).
10 Direct Cytosolic Delivery of Nucleic Acids and Proteins (including Cas9) and Through Membrane Fusion: Who Needs Endosomes?; Vincent Rotello, UMass Amherst; noon; rm. 10-146, Smilow Center (CT3N).
Disoriented Bodies and the Philosophy of (Re)Vision in American Avant-Garde Cinema; Rebecca Sheehan, CSU; noon; rm. 330, Fisher-Bennett Hall (Cinema Studies).
Governing with Words: The Political Dialogue on Race, Public Policy and Inequality in America; Daniel Gillion, SAS; noon; rm. 329-A, Max Cade Center (OAA-EOP).
The Ins and Outs of Human Papillomavirus Entry; Daniel DiMaio, Yale; noon; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Microbiology).
The Discovery of the Key Driver Mutations and Their Implications in Glioma Biology and Clinical Practice; Hai Yan, Duke; noon; rm. 253, BRB (CRRWH).
The Power of Resilience: Women's Leadership in the 21st Century; Judith Rodin, Penn President Emerita; 3 p.m.; Cheung Auditorium, Evans Bldg. (Penn Forum for Women Faculty).
Structuring Matter Over Multiple Length Scales Using the Self-Assembly of Colloidal Particles; Marjolein Dijkstra, Universiteit Utrecht; 4 p.m.; rm. A8, DRL (CBE, Physics & Astronomy).
China, Inc.: What it Means for American Innovation and Entrepreneurship; John Schultz, HP; 4:30 p.m.; Faculty Lounge, Law School (Institute for Law and Economics).
11 Applications of Causality Discovery in Bioinformatics and Cancer Research; Thuc Duy Le, University of South Australia; 9 a.m.; Class of ’62 Auditorium, John Morgan Building (CCEB).
Knowledge By the Slice; Michael Weisberg, philosophy, and Mark Trodden, physics; noon; Amado Recital Hall, Irvine Auditorium (SAS).
Protein Conformers; Susan Marqusee, UC Berkeley; 3 p.m.; Carolyn Hoff Lynch Lecture Hall, Chemistry Bldg. (Chemistry).
Efficient Representations of Local Trees in Coalescent Hidden Markov Models for Demographic Inference; Matthias Steinruecken, UChicago; 4 p.m.; Tedori Auditorium, Levin Bldg. (Biology).
Containers, Commodities and Greek Colonization in the Mediterranean of the 8th Century BCE; Antonis Kotsonas, NYU; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 402, Cohen Hall (Classical Studies).
Humane True Liberalism; Deirdre McCloskey, UChicago; 4:30 p.m.; Arthur Ross Gallery (SAS).
12 Updates in CAR T Cells; Carl June, Penn Med; noon; Rubenstein Auditorium, Smilow Center (Penn Med).
15 Are We Naturally Capitalist? Inequality, Evolution and “Human Natures”; Augustin Fuentes, Univ. of Notre Dame; noon; rm. 345, Penn Museum (Anthropology).
Fraud, Hacking, and Stupid Voters: How Partisan Media Contribute to Delegitimizing Election Narratives; Andrew Daniller, ASC; noon; rm. 500, Annenberg School (ASC).
Playing Dr. Frankenstein with Genetic Algorithms: A Way To Address Mass Violence Low Base Rates; Richard Berk, criminology; noon; rm. 103, McNeil Bldg. (PSC).
Practical Diagnosis of Mastocytosis in the Era of Targeted Therapies: Why Pathology Matters; Tracy George, Univ. of Utah; noon; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Pathology & Lab Medicine).
How Big Pharma lost its Moxie, Psychiatry lost Faith in its Bible, and Psychiatry’s Biological Revolution Lost its Way; Anne Harrington, Harvard; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 337, Cohen Hall (HSS).
Nonparametric Estimates of Demand in the California Health Insurance Exchange; Alexander Torgovitsky, UChicago; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 200, PCPSE (Economics).
The Book as Body, the Life as Editions: From Quevedo to Machado (de Asssis); Roger Chartier, history; 5:15 p.m.; Class of 1978 Pavilion, Van Pelt Library (English).
Comparative Philology and the Origins of Russian Formalism; Jessica Merril, Columbia University; 6 p.m.; rm. 209, College Hall (History).
16 Energy Transitions: The Critical Path; Rachel Kyte, SEforALL; noon; Forum, Kleinman Center (Kleinman Center for Energy Policy).
Survival Analysis Using a 5-STAR Approach in Randomized Clinical Trials; Devan Mehrotra, Merck; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 701, Blockley Hall (Biostatistics).
Extramyocellular Regulation of Muscle Insulin Action; David Wasserman, Vanderbilt; 4 p.m.; rm. 12-146, Smilow Center (IDOM, DRC).
Meningeal Immunity and Lymphatics in Brain Function and Dysfunction; Jonathan Kipnis, UVA; 4 p.m.; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Immunology).
Controllers as Sellers: Just What Are the Conflicts and How Well Has the Law Addressed Them?; various speakers; 4:30 p.m.; rm. S245A, Law School (Institute for Law and Economics).
New Discoveries in Ancient Rome and Pompeii; Brian Rose, curator; 6 p.m.; Widener Lecture Room, Penn Museum (Museum).
17 Cytosolic RECONnaissance: Host Strategies for Detecting Bacterial Cyclic Dinucleotides; Joshua Woodward, University of Washington; noon; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Microbiology).
Dying of Whiteness; Jonathan Metzl, Vanderbilt; noon; rm. 103, McNeil Bldg. (Program on Race, Science and Society).
Gonadotropin Re-Routing and Ovarian Function; T. Rajendra Kumar, Univ. of Colorado Denver; noon; rm. 253, BRB (CRRWH).
Vascular Biology, Medicine, and Engineering; Colleen Brophy, Vanderbilt; 2 p.m.; rm. 11-146, Smilow Center (CT3N).
Lipid-Like Materials for RNA Delivery: A How-to Guide for Hacking Gene Expression; Kathryn Whitehead, Carnegie Mellon; 3 p.m.; Wu and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall (CBE).
The Fierce Legacy of James Baldwin: on Love, Race, & Sexuality; Dagmawi Woubshet, English; 3 p.m.; Dean’s Conference room, Steinberg-Dietrich Hall (Office of Affirmative Action).
Cellular and Genetic Dissection of Cardiovascular Development and Regeneration; Neil Chi, UC San Diego; 4 p.m.; rm. 11-146, Smilow Center (CVI).
Latest Results from KOTO; Brian Beckford, Univ. of Michigan; 4 p.m.; rm. A8, DRL (Physics & Astronomy).
Macroeconomic Policy and the Price of Risk; Moritz Lenel, Princeton; 4 p.m.; rm. 200, PCPSE (Economics).
Monuments and Memory; David Brownlee, history of art, and Ken Lum, PennDesign; 5 p.m.; Widener Auditorium, Penn Museum (Wolf Humanities Center).
The Politics of Paranoia and Nationalism in the Age of Trump; Edward-Isaac Dovere, POLITICO; 5:30 p.m.; Class of 1978 Pavilion, Van Pelt Library (Van Pelt Library).
The Politics of Race in America: A Conversation with Jonathan Metzl, Dorothy Roberts and Anthea Butler; discussing of the book Dying of Whiteness; 6 p.m.; Slought (Program on Race, Science and Society).
18 Elucidating the Molecular Origins of the Product Selectivity of Electrocatalytic Reactions; Matthias Waegele, Boston College; 1 p.m.; Carolyn Hoff Lynch Lecture Hall, Chemistry Bldg. (Chemistry).
Intracellular Networks; Ned Wingreen, Princeton; 3 p.m.; Carolyn Hoff Lynch Lecture Hall, Chemistry Bldg. (Chemistry).
The Singer and the Meat: Epic Performance and Sacrifice in Ancient Greece; Manon Brouillet, EHESS; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 402, Cohen Hall (Classical Studies).
Visualizing Fascism; Ruth Ben-Ghiat, NYU; 5:30 p.m.; rm. 543, Williams Hall (Italian Studies).
19 Art Into Life: Tristan Tzara’s Phenomenology of Papier Collé and African Sculpture; Hilary Whitham, history of art; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 113, Jaffe Bldg. (History of Art).
The Fourth Penn Economics Lecture; Dirk Bergemann, Yale; 4 p.m.; rm. 100, PCPSE (Economics).
22 Personal Best: Developing Dashboards for Performance Improvement in Cytology; Edmund Cibas, Harvard; noon; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Pathology & Lab Medicine).
“A Pervasive Dread”: Disease Emergence, Genetics, and Indigeneity in Northern Australia; Warwick Anderson, Univ. of Sydney; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 337, Cohen Hall (HSS).
Annotation, Editing, and the Material Text: The Case of Alexander Pope and His Contemporaries; Michael Suarez, UVA; 5:15 p.m.; Class of 1978 Pavilion, Van Pelt Library (English).
23 Natak: Political Theatre and Political Deceit in Mumbai; Lisa Björkman, Louisville; noon; rm. 230, PCPSE (CASI).
Censoring Unbiased Trees and Forests; Robert Strawderman, Univ. of Rochester; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 701, Blockley Hall (Biostatistics).
From Food to Feelings in One Synapse; Diego Bohorquez, Duke; 4 p.m.; rm. 12-146, Smilow Center (IDOM, DRC).
24 Understanding Memory B Cell Responses to Infection; Marion Pepper, Univ. of Washington; noon; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Microbiology).
Epigenomics of Cardiovascular Disease; Thomas Vondriska, UCLA; 4 p.m.; rm. 11-146, Smilow Center (CVI).
Iberian Empire Logistics and the Racialization of Circulation; Daniel Nemser, Univ. of Michigan; 5 p.m.; rm. 543, Williams Hall (Hispanic and Portuguese Studies).
25 Small Molecules and the Proteome; Christina Woo, Harvard; 3 p.m.; Carolyn Hoff Lynch Lecture Hall, Chemistry Bldg. (Chemistry).
Before We Got WEIRD: Hunter-Gatherers and the Evolutionary Origins of Cooperation; Coren Apicella, psychology; 4 p.m.; Tedori Auditorium, Levin Bldg. (Biology).
Understanding and Augmenting the Immune Microenvironment in Lung Cancer; Edmund Moon, PSOM; 4 p.m.; rm. 11-146, Smilow Center (Penn Center for Pulmonary Biology).
How Should Citizens Resist Authoritarian Rule?; Farida Nabourema, activist; Jeb Bush, Penn Presidential Professor of Practice; 4:30 p.m.; World Forum, Perry World House (Andrea Mitchell Center).
Lives of Dante: Why Now; David Wallace, English; 5:30 p.m.; rm. 543, Williams Hall (Italian Studies).
The Prophet as a ‘Sacred Spring’: Late Ottoman Hilye Bottles; Christiane Gruber, Univ. of Michigan; 5:30 p.m.; rm. 104, Jaffe Bldg. (History of Art).
26 30th Anniversary International Symposium on Indigenous Rights and Demands in Extractivist Economies; noon; Sheryl Lightfoot, Univ. of British Columbia; followed by a 2 p.m. symposium with various panelists; Forum, PCPSE (LALS).
Exceptionally Preserved Fossils; Derek Biggs, Yale; 3 p.m.; Carolyn Hoff Lynch Lecture Hall, Chemistry Bldg. (Earth & Environmental Science).
The Schinzel Hypothesis for Polynomials; Pierre Dèbes, Université de Lille; 3:15 p.m.; rm. 4N30, DRL (Math).
White House/White Cube: Art and the Presidency; Gwendolyn DuBois Shaw, history of art; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 113, Jaffe Bldg. (History of Art).
29 CRISPR Systems and the Future of Genome Editing; Jennifer Doudna, UC Berkeley; 4 p.m.; Rubenstein Auditorium, Smilow Center (Genetics).
30 Youth Negotiating Indigenous Language Speakerhood: The Case of Quechua in the Urban Peruvian Andes; Frank Kvietok, education; noon; Silverstein Forum, Stiteler Hall (LALS).
Skeletal Stem Cells; Michael Longaker, Stanford; 1:30 p.m.; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Penn CMD).
Generating Multiple Imputation from Multiple Models to Reflect Missing Data Mechanism Uncertainty: Application to a Longitudinal Clinical Trial; Ofer Harel, Univ. of Connecticut; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 701, Blockley Hall (Biostatistics).
Adaptations During Long-Term (Host-Pathogen) Relationships; Elina Zuniga, UC San Diego; 4 p.m.; Austrian Auditorium, CRB (Immunology).
Enteroinsular Axis in Cystic Fibrosis; Michael Rickels, PSOM; 4 p.m.; rm. 12-146, Smilow Center (IDOM, DRC).