4 Course selection period ends.
22 Drop period ends.
Lightbox Film Center at IHP
$5 (ages 2+), free for members. Tickets: www.lightboxfilmcenter.org/family-matinee
9 Labyrinth; 2 p.m.
16 Witchhazel is Your Favorite?; children create witchhazel-related crafts; 1 p.m.; Upper Gallery of the Visitor Center.
5 Feasting with Friends; stories, make-and-take art activities and snacks; 10:30 a.m.; China Gallery; $10, $5/members for one adult and one child, $2 per additional child; series subscription $55, $25/members.
8 40 Winks at the Penn Museum; sleepover for ages 6-12; 5:30 p.m.-9 a.m.; admission $55, $45/members. Through February 9.
9 Egyptian Adventures; scavenger hunts, crafts and more; 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; free w/admission.
World Cafe Live
24 Kids Rock Philly: A Benefit for LiveConnections; World Café Live; 1 p.m.; tickets: $20 (World Café Live, School of Rock).
1 Romantic Prints on the Move; 1:30 p.m.; various locations; register: https://tinyurl.com/yceb5yly (Kislak Center, URF, SAS, Germanic Languages & Literatures, Wolf Humanities Center, Sachs Program, History, Comparative Literature & Literary Theory, History of Art). Also February 2.
7 Awakening and Calming the Epigenome Symposium; keynote speaker: Rudolf Jaenisch, MIT; 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Rubenstein Auditorium, Smilow Center; register: https://tinyurl.com/ycgctond (Cell and Developmental Biology, Epigenetics Institute).
Center for Media at Risk Forum: Securing MediaMakers; film screening and panel discussion featuring Lisa Parks, Assia Boundaoui, Parker Higgins, Sara Rafsky, Patricia Aufderheide and Barbie Zelizer; 5-7:30 p.m.; rm. 109, Annenberg School. Also February 8, 9:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.; info: https://tinyurl.com/ycw2fhvk (Center for Media at Risk, Annenberg School).
8 Stuff: Anxieties and Aspirations of the Material World; 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; ICA; info: https://tinyurl.com/yafexw8z (Wolf Humanities Center, History of Art, HSS, History, Anthropology, McNeil Center, Program in Environmental Humanities, ICA).
22 Mediocrity: 11th Annual Medievalists @ Penn Graduate Conference; keynote address: Sonja Drimmer, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst; 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library; info and to register: https://middling-ages.tumblr.com (GAPSA, SasGov, Hispanic Studies, Medieval Studies Faculty Work Group, Art History, Classical Studies, English, History, French Studies, Italian Studies, Comparative Literature).
Grad Ben Talks; TED Talk-style presentations by graduate students; 12:30-6:30 p.m.; Amado Recital Hall, Irvine Auditorium (Arts & Sciences).
26 3rd Annual Mid-Atlantic Extracellular Vesicle Scientific Symposium; 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; Caplan Auditorium, Wistar Institute; register: https://tinyurl.com/yd92qslu (Wistar, PennVet).
Admission Donations and Hours
Arthur Ross Gallery (ARG): Fisher Fine Arts Library; free; hours: www.arthurrossgallery.org
Brodsky Gallery, Kelly Writers House: free; hours, info: http://writing.upenn.edu/wh/involved/series/brod-skygallery/
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; VIP hours: February 2, 9-11 a.m.; info: 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: www.morrisarboretum.org
Penn Museum: $15/adults; $13/seniors; $10/children; free/members, PennCard holders and children under 5; Tues.-Sun, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; first Wed., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; www.penn.museum
Slought: free; Tues.-Fri., noon-5 p.m.; info: slought.org
Van Pelt-Dietrich Library: free; hours: info: http://www.library.upenn.edu/vanpelt
Wistar: Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; info: https://wistar.org
1 Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen; offers insight into the evolution of her practice through a range of landmark works; 6:30 p.m. public opening celebration; ICA. Curator-led tour: February 27, 6 p.m. Through March 31.
Colored People Time: Mundane Futures; explores ways in which the history of slavery and colonialism permeates the present and impacts the future; 6:30 p.m. public opening celebration; ICA. Through March 31.
Introducing Tony Conrad: A Retrospective; six decades of sculpture, painting, video, performance, film and installation; 6:30 p.m. public opening celebration; ICA. Through August 11.
7 Here on Earth; photography by Barbara Barbour; Burrison Gallery. Opening reception: February 8, 5-7 p.m. Through March 6.
In Search of Meaning: Memory Becomes Us; Patricia Moss-Vreeland’s work illuminates the role memory plays in relation to who we are; Esther Klein Gallery; artist reception: February 22, 6 p.m. Through March 30.
Print Show: Alyson Del Pino, Harry Galiano, Bronwyn Katz and Heidi Lee; Brodsky Gallery opening; 6 p.m.; Arts Cafe, Kelly Writers House.
22 The Image-Event: A Joint Struggle; photographic archive comprised of Palestinian, Israeli and international activist-photographers; Slought; opening reception 6-9 p.m. Through March 31.
23 Ancient Egypt: From Discovery to Display; behind-the-scenes view of artifact storage and active conservation of Museum objects; Penn Museum.
Art and Physics: A Different Perspective; art from members of the Department of Radiation Oncology at Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine; Burrison Gallery. Through February 6.
Photography in Crisis; a collective art project in Athens, Greece, engaging the “Greek Crisis” and its aftermath; Slought. Through February 17.
And So the Story Goes: Innovations in Storytelling; Penn Museum. Through March 3.
Lens on Latin America; an art exhibition of innovative, experimental, and radical photography; IHP. Info: http://ihousephilly.org/calendar/lens-on-latin-america Through March 22.
Citizen Salon; crowd-sourced exhibit; Arthur Ross Gallery. Through March 24.
Photography of Paul W. Meyer: A Plantsman in Asia; upper gallery, Morris Arboretum. Through March 31.
Nikon Small World Exhibition; see the top 20 winning images from the 2018 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition; Wistar Institute. Through April 5.
Thomas Evans and the Professional Press; Leon Levy Dental Medicine Library. Through April 12.
Musical Partnerships at Play: The Marlboro Music School and Festival; Eugene Ormandy Gallery, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. Through June 21.
Bearing Witness: Four Days in West Kingston; Penn Museum. Through December 2.
Moundbuilders: Ancient Artifacts of North America; Penn Museum. Through December 2.
Audubon’s Birds of America; 1st Floor, Van Pelt-Dietrich 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-Dietrich 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.
Out of Time; 12 photos or paintings by artists and dancer Raphael Xavier; Lobby, Annenberg Center.
People, Plants & Place: The Story of Morris Arboretum; lower gallery, 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.
Highlights Tour: Mandarin Language; Fridays; 2:30 p.m.; free w/admission.
10 Deaf Family Home Movies; An Illustrated Talk; presented in ASL with voice interpretation; 2 p.m.; Penn Museum.
21 Bamako; 7 p.m.; Lightbox Film Center at IHP; free; reservations requested: https://tinyurl.com/ybzjlhlm (Slought).
Lightbox Film Center at IHP
Tickets: $10, $8 students/seniors, free for members. Screenings at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
1 Double Vision: Short Films; À propos de Nice, Senseless, Taris & Chumlum.
2 Zero for Conduct & The Flower Thief; 2 p.m.
L’Atalante; 5 p.m.
The Queen of Sheba Meets Atom Man; 8 p.m.
12 Crime + Punishment.
14 The Honeymoon Killers; BYOB screening.
15 Night with Nuns; 6 p.m.
19 Tuesdays with Tony.
28 The Task.
Penn Humanities Forum
At Lightbox Film Center, IHP; register: https://wolfhumanities.upenn.edu/events/upcoming
6 Grey Gardens, 7 p.m.
13 The Gleaners and I, 7 p.m.
20 Nostalgia for the Light, 7 p.m.
1 Back to Marx: A Reading Group; 2 p.m.; rm. 440, Williams Hall (Hispanic and Portuguese Studies). Also February 15.
8 Mindfulness at the Museum with Hariprasad Kowtha; noon; ICA. Also February 15 with Shesheena Bray and February 22 with Sandi Herman.
12 Penn Alumni Reading Club: Guthrie Ramsey; 6:30 p.m.; Sweeten Alumni House; register or join online: https://tinyurl.com/yd6kmtrc (Alumni).
13 The Daily Dig: Valentine’s Week Edition; a special series of 15-minute daily digs devoted to love, marriage and sexuality; 1 p.m.; Penn Museum; free w/admission; info: https://www.penn.museum/calendar Through February 17.
19 Penn Book Talk; discussion of The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith; 1 p.m.; Meyerson Conference Room, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library; info: https://pennbooktalk.wordpress.com
21 Mindfulness: An Invitation to Pause; with Mara Wai; noon; rm. 216, Claire Fagin Hall; register: https://ppsa.upenn.edu/events/ppsa-presents-mindfulness/ (PPSA, The Penn Program for Mindfulness).
22 PPSA Book Club; discussion of The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane: A Novel by Lisa See; noon; Meyerson Conference Room, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library; register: email@example.com
27 Negotiating the Retirement Transition: What's Next?; panel of retirees; 3:30 p.m.; Class of 1978 Pavilion, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library; RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org (PASEF).
Arthur Ross Gallery
2 Writing Workshop Series; workshops drawing inspiration from Citizen Salon artworks; noon. Also February 9, 16, 23.
6 12@12; gallery talks in 12 minutes; noon.
27 Reading/Performance; Camae Ayewa; poetry and sound piece in honor of opera singer Marian Anderson; 6 p.m.
HR: Penn Healthy You Workshops
Open to faculty and staff; free.
1 Indoor February Wellness Walk; noon.
6 Chair Yoga; noon.
7 Gentle Yoga; noon.
14 Zumba; noon.
19 Be in the Know Biometric Screenings; 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Hall of Flags, Houston Hall.
HR: Professional and Personal Development Programs
Open to faculty and staff.
Register at http://knowledgelink.upenn.edu/
6 Challenging Negative Attitudes; 12:30 p.m.; free.
7 Adapting your Leadership Style; 12:30 p.m.; free.
14 Behavioral Interviews; 12:30 p.m.; free.
19 Taking Control of Conflict; 9 a.m.–noon; $75.
HR: Work-life Workshops
Open to faculty and staff; free.
8 Guided Meditation; 12:30 p.m.
12 Financial Footsteps, Part 2; noon.
13 Admissions Brown Bag: Navigating the Curricular Waters; noon.
15 Mindfulness; 12:30 p.m.
26 Guided Meditation; 12:30 p.m.
28 Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning; 12:30 p.m.
Liberal and Professional Studies
5 Master of Environmental Studies Virtual Café; noon.
6 Walk-in Wednesday; 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4:30-6 p.m.; Ste. 100, 3440 Market St. Also February 13, 20, 27.
7 Master of Environmental Studies Virtual Information Session; noon.
12 Master of Science in Applied Geosciences Virtual Information Session; noon.
Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences Virtual Information Session; 5:30 p.m.
13 Organizational Dynamics On-Campus Information Session; 6-7:30 p.m.; Ste. 100, 3440 Market St.
19 Pre-Health Programs Virtual Information Session; 5 p.m.
20 Master of Chemical Sciences Virtual Information Session; 5:30 p.m.
21 Master of Liberal Arts Virtual Information Session; 12:30 p.m.
26 Fels Institute of Government On-Campus Information Session; 6 p.m.; 3814 Walnut St.
Prices and info: www.morrisarboretum.org
2 Winter Wellness Walks; Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.; Sundays at 1 p.m.; starts at the Visitor Center. Also February 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24.
13 The Past Preserved: An Exploration of Plants and Archaeology; Dr. Chantel White, archaeo-botanist; discussion of botanical remains at archaeological sites and how plants inform the past; 2 p.m.; $20, $15/members; register: bit.ly/morrislectures
23 Winter Witchhazel Walk; 2 p.m. Also see Children’s Activities.
Penn Ice Rink, Class of 1923 Arena
Price & Info: www.upenn.edu/icerink
9 Valentine’s Skate; 4:30 p.m.; buy one admission, get one free.
1 The Daily Dig; 15-minute artifact talk; 1 p.m.; free w/admission. Daily through February 28.
14 Museum Mile; 8:30 a.m.; free.
Penn Vet Working Dog Center
5 “Get Lost” Working Dog Center Tour; 2 p.m.
21 “Up & Over, Under & Through” Working Dog Center Tour; 10 a.m.
12 WPPSA Board Meeting; 12:30 p.m.; Conference rm. 201, B Wing, 3401 Walnut St.
14 PPSA Board Meeting; 1 p.m.; School of Medicine; RSVP: email@example.com
20 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.
20 The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia; 7:30 p.m.; Harold Prince Theatre, Annenberg Center.
22 Free at Noon: Lily & Madeleine; American folk duo; noon; World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut St; registration required: www.xpn.org
28 Staging Dante Today; Teatro delle Albe experimental theatre company; 5:30 p.m.; Montgomery Theater, Annenberg Center (Italian Studies).
Department of Music
15 Contemporary Music from Europe and the US; Thomas Kraines & Friends; discussion at 6:15 p.m., performance at 7 p.m.; Kislak Center, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library.
17 Millenial Music; Network for New Music Ensemble; 3 p.m; Rose Recital Hall, Fisher-Bennett Hall.
21 Eric Owens Master Class; 4 p.m.; Rose Recital Hall, Fisher-Bennett Hall.
23 Penn Symphony Orchestra; 8 p.m.; Irvine Auditorium.
World Cafe Live
Performances daily. For a complete listing, see: http://philly.worldcafelive.com/
1 The Book of Mermen; Mask and Wig’s 131st Annual Production, an unforgettable, underwater musical; 8 p.m.; The Mask and Wig Club House; 310 S. Quince St.; $35/adults, $15/students; tickets: www.maskandwig.com/ Also February 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23.
27 Reading and Performance by Camae Ayewa; a Citizen Salon event; 6 p.m.; Arthur Ross Gallery (ARG). Also see Exhibits.
9 Legacy on Broad 2019; Philadelphia’s premier South Asian fusion dance competition; 6 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre.
17 Cirque Mechanics; an industrial spin on traditional circus; 2 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre; tickets: https://annenbergcenter.org/event/cirque-mechanics
6 57 Pavilions Book Launch and Panel Discussion; 6 p.m.; upper gallery, Meyerson Hall (PennDesign).
21 Nasser Mufti; 5 p.m.; rm. 330 Fisher-Bennett Hall (English).
22 Reading and Conversation in Conjunction with Colored People Time: Mundane Futures Exhibition; Saidiya Hartman, Columbia Univ. and Meg Onli, ICA curator; 6:30 p.m.; Penn Book Center (ICA).
28 Cynthia Miller-Idriss; noon; rm. 500, Annenberg School (ASC).
Kelly Writers House
All events located in Arts Café
4 A Reading by Nathan Long; noon.
5 Five Up On Walt; 6:30 p.m.
6 Speakeasy Open Mic Night; 7:30 p.m.
11 A Reading by John R. Keene; 6:30 p.m.
12 A Brunch Conversation with John R. Keene; 10 a.m.
13 A Reading by Morgan Parker; 6 p.m.
18 Lunch with Journalist Helen Ubiñas; noon.
Trisha Low and Stephen McLaughlin: A Reading; 6 p.m.
20 Kirwyn Sutherland; Caroline Rothstein Oral Poetry Program; 6 p.m.
25 Lunch with Comedy Writer Christine Nangle; noon.
Live at the Writers House; 7 p.m.
27 The Sensible Nonsense Project; 6 p.m.
Penn Book Center
Events held at Penn Book Center unless otherwise noted. Info: www.pennbookcenter.com/event
5 Reading and Discussion with Helen Zia; author of Last Boat Out of Shanghai: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Fled Mao's Revolution; 5:30 p.m.; info: www.pennbookcenter.com/event/helen-zias-last-boat-out-shanghai
7 Screening, Reading, and Conversation with Cecilia Vicuña and Laynie Brown; 6:30 p.m.; register: https://tinyurl.com/ycfrrotr (ICA).
13 Feminista Jones in conversation with Tanji Gilliam; 6:30 p.m.
16 Poetry Reading with Ryan Eckes, Alexis Almeida and Marwa Helal; 2:30 p.m.
19 Marquis Bey in conversation with Destiny Crockett; 6:30 p.m.
20 Milagros Alameda-Irizarry’s “La novela de Vibia P” (en español); 6 p.m.
21 Blue Stoop Presents: Esmé Weijun Wang in conversation with Carmen Maria Machado; 6:30 p.m.
22 Saidiya Hartman in conversation with Meg Onli; 6:30 p.m; rm. 110, Annenberg School.
25 AK Thompson in conversation with George Ciccariello-Maher; 6:30 p.m.
5 Practical Wisdom: Thinking Differently about College and University Governance; Peter Eckel, GSE; 5:30 p.m.
6 Reclaiming Our Space; Feminista Jones, writer and black activist; 6:30 p.m.
15 A Neighborhood Politics of Last Resort; Stephen Danley, Rutgers; 5:30 p.m.
19 Dachshund Days: More Than Just Pets; Norman Badler Virginia Badler, authors; 6 p.m.
21 Do it Better!: How the Kids of St. Francis de Sales Exceeded Everyone’s Expectations; Constance Touey and Jeannette Lucey, authors; 6 p.m.
22 A la Dolce Vita University “Trivia” Challenge; Carla Gambescia, alumna; 6 p.m.
28 Dragons in a Bag; Zetta Elliott, Penn GSE; 5:30 p.m.
1 Emily Sachs Dance Benefit 2019; 23rd annual event held to honor the memory of Emily Rachel Sachs, a Penn student who passed away in 1995; 7 p.m.; Iron Gate Theatre (Dance Arts Council).
7 Lunar New Year Celebration 2019; a night of fantastic performance and delicious food; 7 p.m.; Ibrahim Theater and Galleria, IHP (International House Philadelphia).
13 Women & Science: Nutrition and Gene Regulation: How Does What We Eat Alter Disease Development?; cocktail reception & program; 6 p.m.; Wistar Institute; tickets: https://tinyurl.com/ybhftlqa (Wistar).
16 Palentine’s Day: Artisan and Handmade Bazaar; unique handmade goods and artwork; 11 a.m-4 p.m..; The Rotunda. Register: https://tinyurl.com/yaextywb
19 Chili Cook Off; participants make and bring batches of chili for a tasting, two best chili-makers will face off in a Chopped-style dessert throw-down; 6 p.m.; Dining Room, Kelly Writers House; RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
23 Beer Fest; 15th annual event; 1 p.m.; World Cafe Live; tickets: https://tinyurl.com/y8gr45t8
27 Two Pints; Philadelphia premiere of Abbey Theatre play; 7 p.m.; Blarney Stone, 3929 Sansom St.; tickets: www.annenbergcenter.org/event/two-pints (Annenberg Center). Also February 28, 7 p.m., March 1, 8 p.m., and March 3, 3 and 7 p.m.
5 Conversational Corners; Spanish language groups welcome; 10 a.m. Also February 12, English language groups; February 19, Portugese language groups; February 26, Italian language groups; free.
8 Coffee with a Keeper; enjoy your morning coffee in the company of Penn Museum expert Lynn Makowsky; 9:30-11 a.m.; Museum Café (enter at group entrance); $5, free/members.
2 (M/W) Squash vs. Dartmouth; 10 a.m.
(M) Tennis vs. NJIT; noon.
Wrestling vs. Brown; 1 p.m.
Wrestling vs. Harvard; 6 p.m.
3 (W) Tennis vs. Marist; 11 a.m.
(M/W) Squash vs. Harvard; 11 a.m.
Gymnastics vs. Brown/Cornell/Ursinus; 1 p.m.
8 (M/W) Squash vs. Cornell; 4 p.m.
(W) Basketball vs. Brown; 7 p.m.
9 (M) Tennis vs. VCU; 10 a.m.
(M) Tennis vs. Fordham; 2:30 p.m.
(W) Basketball vs. Yale; 6 p.m.
10 Gymnastics vs. Bridgeport/Temple/West Virginia; 1 p.m.
15 (M) Tennis hosts ECAC Championship; all day. Also February 16 and 17.
(M) Basketball vs. Dartmouth; 7 p.m.
16 (M) Lacrosse vs. Maryland; 1 p.m.
Wrestling vs. Princeton; 1 p.m.
(M) Basketball vs. Harvard; 7 p.m.
17 “Rumble and Tumble”: Wrestling vs. Cal Baptist, Gymnastics vs. William & Mary; 1 p.m.
22 (W) Basketball vs. Columbia; 5:30 p.m.
(M) Basketball vs. Columbia; 8 p.m.
23 (W) Basketball vs. Cornell; 4:30 p.m.
(M) Basketball vs. Cornell; 7 p.m.
24 Gymnastics hosts Ivy Classic; 1 p.m.
26 (W) Basketball vs. Princeton; 7 p.m.
1 The Poetics of the Screenshot; Paul Frosh, The Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem; noon; rm. 500, Annenberg School (Annenberg School).
Turning Strangers Into Kin: Teens’ Views on their Donor Siblings; Rosanna Hertz, Wellsley College; noon; rm. 169, McNeil Bldg. (Sociology).
Dissolved Organic Matter Dynamics at High Spatio-Temporal Resolution in White Clay Creek, Pennsylvania; Diana Oviedo, Stroud Water Research Center; 2 p.m.; rm. 358, Hayden Hall (EES).
Scaling Auctions as Insurance: A Case Study in Infrastructure Procurement; Shoshana Vasserman, Harvard; 4 p.m.; rm. 100, PCPSE (Economics).
4 Census Technology, Politics, and Institutional Change: 1790-2020; Steven Ruggles, University of Minnesota; noon; rm. 103, McNeil Bldg. (Sociology, PSC).
Mammalian Epigenetics Inheritance; Anne Ferguson-Smith, Cambridge; noon; Gaulton Auditorium, BRB (Epigenetics).
Insect Flight: From Newton’s Law to Neurons; Jane Wang, Cornell; 3 p.m.; rm. A2, DRL (Math; Biology).
Robust Semiparametric Estimation in Panel Multinomial Choice Models; Wayne Gao, Yale; 4 p.m.; rm. 100, PCPSE (Economics).
We, Generic Mannequins; Zach Blas, artist; 4 p.m.; rm. TBA, Annenberg School; RSVP: email@example.com (Annenberg School).
Indigenous Knowledge and the Limits of Translation: Early Modern Interpretations of Nahua Images; Daniela Bleichmar, USC; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 337, Claudia Cohen Hall (HSS).
Trans Literacy Projecting Seminar on Supporting Trans Educators; 5:30 p.m.; Penn LGBT Center; RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/yd4ttdsd (Trans Literacy Project).
5 Leveraging Electrophilicity and Polarizability in Catalysts for Challenging Coupling Reactions; Brad Carrow, Princeton; noon; Carolyn Hoff Lynch Lecture Hall, Chemistry Bldg. (Chemistry).
Race, Religion, and the Ends of History in New Spain: Gerónimo de Mendieta’s Historia Eclesiástica Indiana; Gabriel Salgado, political science; noon; Forum Room, PCPSE (LALSIS).
Robust Carbon Markets: Rethinking Quantities and Prices; Dallas Burtraw, California Independent Emissions Market Advisory Committee; noon; Kleinman Center; register: https://tinyurl.com/y9zyuq58 (Kleinman Center).
Religion and the Future of War/International Security; Monica Toft, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy; 3 p.m.; rm. 286-7, McNeil Bldg. (Katz Center, SAS Dean’s Office, Perry World House, Religious Studies).
Mislearning from Censored Data: The Gambler’s Fallacy in Optimal-Stopping Problems; Kevin He, Harvard; 4 p.m.; rm. 100, PCPSE (Economics).
Deciphering the Metabolic Origins of Heart Failure; Daniel Kelly, Penn Medicine; 4 p.m.; rm. 12-146AB, Smilow Center (IDOM).
Producing the Mapplethorpe Moment: Artistic Expression in Fraught Times; 5 p.m.; ICA; RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/yaopfadw (Alice Paul Center).
Sonic and Visual Emblem: Chinatown Theater and Identity of Chinese American Women; Nancy Yunhwa Rao, Rutgers; 5:15 p.m.; rm. 102, Lerner Center (Music).
Food on the Brain: How Hunger and Eating Change Brain Activity; Nicholas Betley, biology; 6 p.m.; Wilma Theater; RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/ybnj2awx (Arts & Sciences).
6 Cecilia Vicuña in Conversation with Jena Osman; in conjunction with Cecilia Vicuña: About to Happen exhibition; 6:30 p.m.; ICA (ICA).
Housing Instability and Health Among Renters in the Wake of the Great Recession; Sarah Burgard, University of Michigan; noon; rm. 103, McNeil Bldg. (Sociology).
Applied Cosmic Ray Physics and Brunilleschi’s Dome in Florence; Elena Guardincerri, LANL; 2 p.m.; rm. A8, DRL (Physics).
The Race Between Preferences and Technology; Joachim Hubmer, Yale; 4 p.m.; rm. 200, PCPSE (Economics).
Understanding How Genome Organization Regulates Cardiac Development and Disease; Rajan Jain, PSOM; 4 p.m.; Rm. 11-146, Smilow Center (CVI).
The Decolonial Imagination; Walter Mignolo, Gabriel Abudu, Victor Taylor; 5 p.m.; Slought (Slought).
Beyond Resistance: Making Sense of the Therapeutic Itinerary of the Africans in the Nineteenth-Century Saint-Louis-du-Senegal; Kalala Ngalamulume, Bryn Mawr; 5:30 p.m.; rm. 330A, 3401 Walnut St.; register: https://tinyurl.com/y858ggmm (Africana Studies).
The Stuff of Life: Animal Remains; Katherine Moore, zooarchaeologist; 6 p.m.; Penn Museum; $10, $5/members; tickets: https://tinyurl.com/ycexb2su (Penn Museum).
7 Flame Retardants and Child Neurobehavior; Aimin Chen, University of Cincinnati; 9 a.m.; John Morgan Bldg. (CCEB).
News Media and the American Far-Right; presentations by Jennifer Henrichsen, Annenberg School, and Mengyang Zhao, Penn Sociology; noon; rm. 300, Annenberg School; RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/yagd4xk2 (Media Activism Research Collective).
Autoxidation of Organic Compounds in the Atmosphere; Paul Wennberg, Caltech; 1 p.m.; Carolyn Hoff Lynch Lecture Hall, Chemistry Bldg. (Chemistry).
Small Molecule Probes of DNA, RNA, Proteins; John Schneekloth, NIH; 3 p.m.; Carolyn Hoff Lynch Lecture Hall, Chemistry Bldg. (Chemistry).
Informal Externalities, Free Riding, and Optimal Exploration in the UK Oil Industry; Charles Hodgson, Stanford; 4 p.m.; rm. 100, PCPSE (Economics).
An Extravagant and Enormous University: A Mid-20th Century Deliberation on Human Nature and Scholarship; Nasser Zakariya, UC Berkeley; 5 p.m.; rm. 392, Claudia Cohen Hall (HSS).
How Does Dental Health Fit Into an Aging Population?; Mark Wolff, Morton Amsterdam; 6 p.m.; Cheung Auditorium, Penn Dental Medicine; RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/y7kwt4mf (Penn Dental).
8 Excitons in Flatland: Exploring and Manipulating Many-Body Effects on the Optical Excitations in Quasi-2D Materials; Diana Qiu, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory; 2 p.m.; rm. A4, DRL (Physics).
Water in Naturally Deformed Quartz Mylonites: Significance for Water Weakening; Andreas Kronenberg, Texas A&M; 2 p.m.; rm. 358, Hayden Hall (EES).
In Harm’s Way? Infrastructure Investments and the Persistence of Coastal Cities; Clare Balboni, London School of Economics; 4 p.m.; rm. 100, PCPSE (Economics).
11 Double Machine Learning for Set-Identified Linear Models; Vira Semenova, MIT; 4 p.m.; rm. 100, PCPSE (Economics).
12 Religion and Conflict Resolution; Marie Harf, former senior advisor to former Secretary of State John Kerry; 4 p.m.; rm. 286-7, McNeil Bldg. (Katz Center, SAS Dean’s Office, Perry World House, Religious Studies).
Optimal Dynamic Information Acquisition; Weije Zhong, Columbia; 4 p.m.; rm. 100, PCPSE (Economics).
Epigenetic Control of CD8+ and Anti-Tumor T Cell Responses; Sebastian Amigorena, Institut Curie; 4 p.m.; Austrian Auditorium, BRB (Immunology).
Pdx1 and Pancreatic Beta Cell Fate During Stress; Doris Stoffers, PSOM; 4 p.m.; rm. 12-146AB, Smilow Center (IDOM).
A Discussion of the History of Genocide and Humanitarianism; Dirk Moses, University of Sydney and Samuel Moyn, Yale; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 209, College Hall (History).
13 Pedagogy Seminar: Teaching Sexually Explicit Texts; Dagmawi Woubshet, English; Jonathan Katz, Gender Sexuality and Women’s Studies; Jess Shollenberger, English; noon; GSWS/APC Conference Room, Fisher-Bennett Hall; register: https://tinyurl.com/y72gzd45 (Alice Paul Center, GSWS).
Quantum Many-Body Physics Beyond Ground States; Thomas Iadecola, University of Maryland; 4 p.m.; rm. A4, DRL (Physics).
Growing Apart: Tradable Services and the Fragmentation of the US Economy; Fabian Eckert, Yale; 4 p.m.; rm. 200, PCPSE (Economics).
GPCR Regulation of Lymphatics in Health and Disease; Kathleen Caron, UNC Chapel Hill; 4 p.m.; rm. 11-146, Smilow Center (CVI).
Having Impact Outside Your Academic Day Job; Deborah Thomas, Anthropology; Kathleen Hall Jamieson, ASC; 4 p.m.; rm. 500, Annenberg School; RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/y8c7v2bq (Penn Forum For Women Faculty).
The Gabriel of Madness: Urdu Poetry and Ethical Life in Contemporary India; Anand Taneja, Vanderbilt; 4:30 p.m.; Class of 55 Room, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library (South Asia Colloquium).
14 Youth, Hashtags, and the Digital Circulation of Protests in Guinea; Clovis Bagere, Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication; noon; 6th Floor, 3901 Walnut St.; RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org (ASC).
Philadelphia Drug Discovery Forum; 4-6 p.m; Wistar Institute; info: https://tinyurl.com/ybkvtmoo (Wistar Institute).
Super-Resolution Imaging of Chromatin Organization; Melike Lakadamyali, PSOM and Yequiao Zhao, Faryabi Lab; 4 p.m.; rm. 9-146AM, Smilow Center (Epigenetics Institute).
Supply, Demand, Institutions and Firms: A Theory of Labor Market Sorting and the Wage Distribution; Daniel Haanwinckel, UC Berkeley; 4 p.m.; rm. 100, PCPSE (Economics).
Roundtable: Has Trump Changed the Media?; featuring Pablo Boczkowski, Zizi Papacharissi, Jay Rosen, Claire Wardle (PhD '04), and Barbie Zelizer; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 250, PCPSE (Center for Media at Risk, Andrea Mitchell Center for the Study of Democracy).
Graduate Fine Arts Lecture; Lavar Munroe, artist; 6:30 p.m.; rm. B3, Meyerson Hall (Design).
15 Stuck in Tijuana: The Caravan at the Closed Gate of the US; Veronica Montes, Bryn Mawr; noon; rm. 169, McNeil Bldg. (Sociology).
Art Reset; conversations based on works in “Citizen Salon”; 1:30 p.m.; Arthur Ross Gallery (ARG).
Phonon Superconductivity and Landau Levels of the Twister Bilayer Graphene; Biao Lian, Princeton; 2 p.m.; rm. A4, DRL (Physics).
16 Scientific and Technical Projects for Conservation of Mural Paintings at Thebes; Dr. Mohamed Abd El-Hady, Cairo University; 3:30 p.m.; Penn Museum; $10, $7/members and PennCard holders; $5/students with ID, free/ARCE-PA members and children under 12 (Penn Museum).
18 The US Census Undercount of Native-Born Children: Estimates and Implication; Janna Johnson, University of Minnesota; noon; rm. 103, McNeil Bldg. (Sociology, PSC).
The Grand Bargain and the Western Impact on the Soviet Dissolution in 1991; Vladislav Zubok, London School of Economics; 6 p.m.; rm. 209, College Hall (Russian and East European Studies).
19 #HashtagActivism: Race and Gender in America’s Networked Counterpublics; Sarah Jackson, Northeastern; noon; rm. 500, Annenberg School (Annenberg School).
Negotiating for Faculty Positions and Postdocs; part of the Academic Job Search Series for PhD students and postdocs; noon; rm. 97, McNeil Bldg.; info: www.vpul.upenn.edu/careerservices/phdpostdoccareers (Career Services).
A Single Cell Lens into Metastasis and Tumor Ecosystems; Dana Pe’er, Sloan Kettering; noon; Gaulton Auditorium, BRB (Immunology).
Religion and Economic Future; Rachel McCleary, Harvard; 3 p.m.; rm. 286-7, McNeil Bldg. (Katz Center, SAS Dean’s Office, Perry World House, Religious Studies).
Brain, Bone and Fat: Development and Diseases of Macrophages; Frederic Geissmann, Sloan Kettering; 4 p.m.; Austrian Auditorium, BRB (Immunology).
The Academy Awards and World Cinema; Meta Mazaj, cinema and media studies; 6 p.m.; Wilma Theater; RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/ychxeodh (Arts & Sciences).
20 Political Transitions and Peace Building in Central Asia; Roza Otunbayeva, former President of Kyrgyzstan, in conversation with William Burke-White; noon; Perry World House; registration required: http://tinyurl.com/y3ej5m2w (Perry World House, Penn Law).
Professional Work in a Post-Racial Era: Black Professionals in the New Economy; Adia Harvey, Washington University in St. Louis; noon; rm. 103, McNeil Bldg. (Sociology).
Caught Up in History; Paul Weinberg, photographer; 6 p.m.; Slought (Slought).
21 Branding Right-Wing Activism: The News Media and the Tea Party; Khadijah Costley White, Rutgers; noon; rm. 300, Annenberg School (Media Activism Research Collective).
Crisis at the Border: The Effects of Trauma and Stress on Migrant Children and Families; Colleen Kraft, American Academy of Pediatrics; noon; Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall; register: kraftseminar.eventbrite.com (Center for Public Health Initiatives, CHOP PolicyLab).
Rebuilding Community: Music and Recovery Efforts in Post-3/11 Japan; Dr. Nana Kaneko, Smithsonian Cultural Rescue Initiative; 12:30 p.m.; Penn Museum (Penn Museum).
Becoming Penn: The Pragmatic American University, 1950-2000; John L. Puckett, GSE; 1 p.m.; Class of 1978 Pavilion, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library (PASEF).
Drug Design; Binghe Wang, Georgia State University; 3 p.m.; Carolyn Hoff Lynch Lecture Hall, Chemistry Bldg. (Chemistry).
The Evolution of Life in the Urban Jungle; Marc Johnson, University of Missouri; 4 p.m.; Tedori Auditorium, Levin Bldg. (Biology).
Seneca’s Ovidian Afterlife; James Ker, Classical Studies; 4:30 p.m.; rm. 402, Claudia Cohen Hall (Classical Studies).
Life, Death, and Everything in Between: The Role of the Dead in the Ancient Near East; Dr. Jennie Bradbury, Bryn Mawr College; 6:15 p.m.; Penn Museum (Penn Museum).
22 Curating Goods: Advertising, Pro Bono, and the Alignment of Goods; Iddo Tavory, NYU; noon; rm. 169, McNeil Bldg. (Sociology).
Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases: From AIDS to ZIKA; Anthony Fauci, NIJ; noon; Rubenstein Auditorium, Smilow Center (Penn Medicine).
Diplomacy, Security, and US Leadership: The State of American Foreign Policy; Thomas Pickering, former US Ambassador to the UN, and Suzanne DiMaggio, negotiator; 12:15 p.m.; Perry World House (PWH).
John Sloan and the Urbanity of the Clothesline; Lee Ann Custer, PhD Candidate; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 113, Jaffe Bldg. (History of Art).
Fracton Phase of Matter: Lattice Models, Gauge Theories and Realizations; Yizhi Zhou, Princeton; 2 p.m.; rm. A4, DRL (Physics).
China on the World Stage: Xi Jingping of the Future of China’s Foreign Policy; Avery Goldstein, political science; 4:30 p.m.; Perry World House (PWH).
The Creative Nature of Memory and How the Brain Builds Knowledge; Dasa Zeithamova, University of Oregon, and Patricia Moss-Vreeland, artist of the In Search of Meaning: Memory Becomes Us exhibition; 5 p.m.; Quorum, second floor, 3675 Market St. (EKG).
25 From Universal Natural History to Global Histories of Science; James Delbourgo, Rutgers; 3:30 p.m.; rm. 337, Claudia Cohen Hall (HSS).
26 Religion and the Future of Human Rights; James Loeffler, UVA; 3 p.m.; rm. 286-7, McNeil Bldg. (Katz Center, SAS Dean’s Office, Perry World House, Religious Studies).
Tuning T Cell Responses; Avery August, Cornell; 4 p.m.; Austrian Auditorium, BRB (Immunology).
27 Coming of Age in the Other America; Stafanie Deluca, Johns Hopkins; noon; rm. 103, McNeil Bldg. (Sociology).
Defamation Today: A Tool of Vindication or Vengeance?; Theodore J. Boutrous, Jr., Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP; 4:30 p.m.; Fitts Auditorium, Golkin Hall (PennLaw).
Knowledge by the Slice: Russia versus the West and the New Politics of Hybrid War; Mitchell Orenstein, Russian and east european studies; noon; Café 58, Irvine Auditorium (Arts & Sciences).
Making Climate Data Public: Data at Risk Colloquium with Amy Balkin; a San Francisco-based artist whose work focuses on how humans create, interact with, and impact the social and material landscapes they inhabit; noon; rm. 500, Annenberg School (Center for Media at Risk).
Delving into the Nanoscale World With Thin-Film Nanofluidic Devices; Jason Dwyer, University of Rhode Island; 2 p.m.; rm. A4, DRL (Physics).
A Ketone Drink for Heart Failure?; Kieran Clarke, Oxford; 4 p.m.; rm. 11-146, Smilow Center (CVI).
Divine and Ghostly Things: Debating the Care of Religious Relics at the Madras Government Museum; Sanchita Balachandran, Johns Hopkins Archaeological museum; 5 p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum (Wolf Humnaities Center).
28 Seeing the World: How US Universities Make Knowledge in a Global Era; Mitchell Stevens, Stanford; Cynthia Miller-Idriss, American Univ.; Seteney Shami, Social Science Research Council; noon; rm. 500, Annenberg School for Communication; RSVP: email@example.com (ASC).
Modeling Substituent and Macromolecular Effects on the Molecular Electronic Structure; Yihan Shao, University of Oklahoma; 1 p.m.; Carol Lynch Lecture Hall, Chemistry Bldg. (Chemistry).
Regulation of Mitochondrial Genome Synthesis and Distribution within Human Cells; Samantha Lewis, UC Davis; 4 p.m.; Tedori Auditorium, Levin Bldg. (Biology).
PennDesign Fine Arts Lecture Series: Troy Michie; 6:30 p.m.; ICA; register: https://tinyurl.com/y97h3ut2 (ICA).