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Transfer student Move-in and Reg-


CUPID (Center for University of Pennsylvania Identification) opens in Palestra. Through Sept. 5.


Move-in for first-year students;

New Student Orientation.


Academic Day: Opening Exercises

and Freshman Convocation; Undergrad Deans’ Meeting; Penn Reading Project.

Resistance and Rescue: Denmark’s Response to the Holocaust; Arthur Ross Gallery, Furness Bldg. Through Oct. 1.

Collaborations; visual and literary artists work to create a single, integrated piece of art; Kamin Gallery, Van Pelt- Dietrich Library. Through Oct. 6.

Structures; works by papermaker, painter, binder, and printmaker, Naomi Limont; Rosenwald Gallery, Van Pelt- Dietrich Library. Through Oct. 20.


Community Building Day.


Advising begins; Placement Exams.


First day of classes.


Community Service Day.

22 Add period ends. CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES


Living in Balance; children ages 8-

12 learn Hopi pottery techniques and visit the American Southwest exhibit; 10

a.m.-noon; Museum; $5 materials fee; reservations: 898-4016.

Saturday Morning Gymnastics; be- ginning-intermediate gymnastics and trampoline for kids ages 6-12; 10-10:50 a.m. and 11-11:50 a.m.; Hutchinson Gym; $90/session; info/reservations: 898-5316. Through Nov.18. Session II starts Dec. 2; Session III starts March 2.

(Hi!)story of Hiphop; performance by Rennie Harris and Pure Movement; see Special Events; Everybody Makes Music Series; 1 p.m.; International House; $6/adults, $3/children 12 and un- der; tickets/info: 895-6546 (Folklife Ctr.).


Visual Diaries; Ursula Sternberg’s colorist work records her world; Rosen- wald Gallery, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. Through Oct. 20.

Amazonian Photographs; photos by Richard Evans Schultes, an authority on plant hallucinogens, Northwest Amazo- nian medicinal plants, from his 14 years in Colombia; see Special Events; Arbo- retum; Through Oct. 31.

Sculpture of Harry Gordon; Arbo- retum. Through 1996.

Time and Rulers at Tikal: Architec- tural Sculpture of the Maya; Museum. Through Fall 1997.


Ancient Greek World; Ancient Me- sopotamia: Royal Tombs of Ur; The Egyptian Mummy: Secrets and Science; Raven’s Journey: World of Alaska’s Na- tive People; Buddhism: History and Di- versity of a Great Tradition; Living in Balance: The Universe of the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo and Apache; Museum.

University Museum Tours Meet at main entrance; 1:15 p.m.

12 Theory and Science of Immunology; M. Cohn, P. Doherty, P. Matzinger, A. Mitchison, E. Sercarz; time TBA; Dunlop Auditorium, Stemmler Hall; info: 898-3812 or -3774 (Wistar).

20 Can We Afford to Care?; Sandy Schwartz, moderator; panel: Art Caplan; William Kelley, Mary Naylor, Mark Pauly, Skip Rosoff, Gail Slap; Thomas Langfitt, Jr. Memorial Conference; Dun- lop Auditorium, Stemmler; 5-7 p.m. (Vice Dean for Medical Education).


Admission donations: University Mu- seum: $5, $2.50/seniors and students with ID, free/members, with PennCard, children under 6; Institute of Contem- porary Art: $3, $1/students, artists, se- niors, free/members, children under 12, with PennCard, and on Sundays 10 a.m.- noon; Morris Arboretum: $3, $1.50/se- niors and students, free/with PennCard, children under 6; all other galleries: free.

16 Living in Balance: The World of the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo and Apache. Repeat- ed Sept. 23.

17 Egypt of the Pharaohs.

24 Dragons, Lions and Monsters in Chinese Culture.

30 African Drums, Masks and Ritual in Survival Strategies.


27 The Road to Jerusalem (Way of the Crusades) (Klicar); Geographical Soci- ety Film; Harrison Auditorium, Muse- um; 7:45 p.m.; $12 (8-film series: $80, $50/Museum members); info/reserva- tions: (610) 436-2155.

Film/Video Project

Films, film series and programs at International House; film tickets (unless otherwise noted): $6, $5/members, stu- dents, seniors, $3/children under 12; for- eign language films with English subti- tles; info: 895-6542.



Diversity and Similarity; paintings

by past and continuing students at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts; re-

ception, 4:30-6:30 p.m.; Burrison Gal- lery, Faculty Club. Through Sept. 29.


Penn Art: DFA Faculty and Visting

Artist Exhibition; works by American, Japanese and Irish artists and art faculty; reception, 5-7 p.m.; Meyerson Hall Gal-

leries. Through Sept. 27.


PerForms: Janine Antoni, Charles


The Movies Begin: A Treasury of

Early Cinema 1894-1911; includes A Trip to the Moon (Melies), Fatima and The May Erwin Kiss (Edison); live pi-

ano accompaniment; 7 p.m.; $8.

Spike and Mike’s Festival of Anima- tion 1995; includes Triangle (Russell), Britannia (Quinn), The Wrong Trousers (Park); 10 p.m. Repeated Sept. 9, 5 and 10 p.m.; Sept. 10, 6 and 8:15 p.m.; Sept. 11, 12, 18 and 19, 7 and 9:15 p.m.; Sept. 13, 14 and 15, 9:15 p.m.; Sept. 16, 5, 7:30 and 10 p.m.; Sept. 17, 5 and 9 p.m.

Ray, Jana Sterbak; photos, sculptures and installations turn daily acts into art;

see Talks; ICA. Through Nov. 5.

16 Moving the Fire: The Removal of Indian Nations to Oklahoma; photos of the Native Americans’ forced journey from their homelands; see Talks, Special Events; Museum. Through Jan. 14.

26 “Blind Man’s Buff”: A Rare Tapestry Designed by Francisco Goya y Lucientes (1746-1828); work produced by Madrid’s Royal Tapestry Factory; Arthur Ross Gal- lery, Furness Bldg. Through Oct. 5.


The Wrong Trousers (Park); free;

Housewarming International event (Spe- cial Events); 3 p.m.

Batman Forever (Schumacher, USA, 1995); open captioned; 7:15 p.m. Repeated Sept. 10, 3 p.m.

13 Jupiter’s Wife (Negroponte, USA, 1994); 7:30 p.m. Repeated Sept. 14, 15, 7:30 p.m.; Sept. 17, 7:15 p.m.

21 Bicycle Thief (DeSica, Italy, 1949); 7:30 p.m. Repeated Sept. 22, 9:30 p.m.; Sept. 23, 8 p.m.; Sept. 24, 5 and 7 p.m.

Naomi Limont’s book Sun, with a modified coptic binding and embossed cover, now in the Rosenwald Gallery, is one of over sixty examples of the visual, as well as liter- ary, art of books, shown in three exhibits at the Van Pelt-Dietrich Library. Also in Rosenwald: Ursula Sternberg’s Visual Diaries; in the Kamin Gallery: Collaborations.


Trot to New Bolton Center

For the first time in years, the School of Veterinary Medicine is hosting an Open House at New Bolton Center. Saturday, September 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., featuring exhibits and demonstrations from the large and small animal hospi- tals; faculty presentations, hospital tours;six horse draft hitch; veterinary career information; animal blood mo- bile. Free admission and parking. New Bolton Center, 382 West Street Road (Route 926), Kennett Square. For information: (610) 444-5800, Ext. 2182.

The Day the Sun Turned Cold (Ho, Hong Kong, 1994); 9:30 p.m. Repeated Sept. 22 and 25, 7:30 p.m.; Sept. 23, 6 and 10 p.m.; Sept. 24, 9 p.m.

27 I Am Cuba (Kalatozov, USSR/ Cuba, 1962); 7:30 p.m. Repeated Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m.; Sept. 29, 5 and 8 p.m.

Independent Film/Video Ass’n

10 Fall Potluck and Screening; 7 p.m.; R.S.V.P. by Sept. 8: 895-6594.

27 Festival Roundtable; with PFWC di- rector Linda Blackaby; 7 p.m.; R.S.V.P. by Sept. 26: 895-6594.


English Language Programs Eve- ning Course Registration; classes meet 6-8:30 p.m.; Conversation, Mondays and Wednesdays, Sept. 18-Oct. 18; TOEFL Preparation, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 19-Oct. 19; $290/ course plus $10 registration fee (reg. fee waived if student registers by Sept. 8); info: 898-8681. Registration through Sept. 15.

Jazzercise; 5:30-6:30 p.m.; Tues- days and Thursdays; Philadelphia Child Guidance Center; first class free; $3.50/ class, $2.50/students; Carolyn Hamilton, 662-3293 (days), 446-1983 (evenings).

Fall/Spring Recreation Class Regis- tration; swimming, aerobics (regular, step, step and tone, and water) squash, tennis, dance (ballroom, jazz, modern, country line, and Latin), yoga, scuba, self defense, First Aid and CPR; 5-week class: $35, $20/students; 10-week: $70, $40/students; Gimbel or Hutchinson Gym; PennCard or Recreation ID re- quired; info: 898-6100. Registration throughout year. Classes start Sept. 23.

Sahaja Yoga Meditation; 11 a.m.; Franklin Room, Houston Hall; info: 602-8680 or 259-8932. Meets Saturdays.

13 Welcome Recovering Community; reception sponsored by Counseling Ser- vice and Faculty/Staff Assistance Pro- gram; 5-6:30 p.m.; Harrison Room, Houston Hall.

Penn Faculty and Staff College Ad- missions Seminars; for parents and their college-bound high school juniors and seniors; 5 p.m.; Alumni Hall, Towne Bldg.; registration: 898-7502. Repeated 10:30 a.m., Sept. 16.

19 Lite for Life; group weight-loss pro- gram; noon-1 p.m.; free orientations held one week before course begins; $150; registration: 662-2733. Meets on Tuesdays for 14 weeks.

24 Hopi Pottery Classes for Adults; master class by Hopi potter Karen Abei- ta; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-5 p.m.; Univer- sity City Arts League, 4226 Spruce; $45, $35/members, seniors, full-time students with ID; $5 materials fee; in- cludes free pass to Museum or Native Voices lecture (Talks); registration: 898- 4890 (Museum).

29 Black Caregivers: Intergeneration- al Stresses in the Care of Seriously Ill Family Members; Carol Bennett- Speight, Juanita Davidson; noon-1 p.m.; Harrison Room, Houston Hall (F/SAP).

College of General Studies

Special Programs; courses meet weekly (unless noted) info/registration: 898-6479.

11 Ancient Civilizations of the World; non-credit public audit course; 6:30-9 p.m.; $200. Through Dec. 11.

18 Overview of Fundraising; 6:30- 8:30 p.m.; $180, $165/Fundraising Cer- tificate Program. Through Nov. 20.

19 How to Be Your Own Best Interior Designer; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; $115. Through Nov. 7.

Improving Your Speech; 6:30-8:30 p.m.; FRCP elective; $130. Continues Sept. 21, 26 and 28.

21 Beginning Playwriting; 6:30-9 p.m.; $150 (incl. text). Through Nov. 9 (last class meets 6-9 p.m.).

23 Power Speaking; 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; FRCP elective; $120.

27 Internet Workshop for Fundraisers; 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; $135, $125/FRCP.

30 Look Good, Sound Great, Act Smart: A Practical “Acting Class” for Business Professionals; 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; FRCP elective; $110.

Small Business Development Wharton courses; info/reg.: 898-4861.


Business Basics Seminar; 6:30-9

p.m.; $50. Weds. through Sept. 27.

21 Effective Business Research; 6-9 p.m.; $90.


18 Penn Professional Staff Assembly Meeting; noon-1:30 p.m.; Bishop White Room, Houston Hall.

20 University Council Meeting; 4-6 p.m.; McClelland Hall, The Quad.

21 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Staff and Faculty Meeting; noon; room informa- tion: 898-5044 or bobs@pobox.

23 A Survey of Ophthalmology for the Medical Practitioner; CME meeting; 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Scheie Eye Institute; info: 662-8141.



Music Department Performing En-

sembles Auditions; Choral Society, An- cient Voices, Choir, Symphony Orches- tra, Wind Ensemble, Baroque Ensemble;

info/sign-ups: 898-6244. Through Sep- tember 22.

29 Rêlache Ensemble; with guest com- poser/pianist Michael Nyman; 7 p.m.; Zellerbach Theatre, Annenberg Center; $18. tickets: 898-6791. Repeated 7 p.m., Sept. 30, $18, $30 (includes post-show reception).

30 Conjunto Cespedes; Bobi Cespedes and his ensemble play son, Cuban music mixing African drumming, Spanish fla- menco and Caribbean heat; 8 p.m.; Int’l House; $15, $13/students, seniors, $10/ members; info/tickets: 893-1145 (Folk- life Center.).


10 Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?; Penn Players’ production; 8 p.m.; Studio Theater, Annenberg Center; tickets, at the door: $5, $4/Class of 1999; group sales ($4/each for 6 or more): 382-8432. Repeated Sept. 11 and 12.



Housewarming International; open

house reception, 5:30 p.m., $18, $14/ members; Rennie Harris performance, Sept. 9 (see Children’s Activities); Inter-

national Bazaar, Sept. 9, 2-5 p.m.; see Films, Sept. 8-10; Int’l House; info: 387-5125. Through Sept. 10.

16 The Long Bitter Trail; talk: Antho- ny Wallace, anthropology; music: Women’s Singing Circle of the United American Indians of Delaware Valley; in conjunction with the opening of Mov- ing the Fire exhibit; 2 p.m.; Rainey Au- ditorium, Museum; admission: Exhibits; reply requested: 898-4890.

23 World Culture Day: A Celebration of the American Southwest; stories, arts and crafts, food, and children’s activities, of the Hopi, Zuni, Navajo and Apache; 12-4 p.m.; Museum; admission: Exhibits.

27 Travel Fair ’95; information about transportation, lodging, meeting planning and general travel needs, participants in- clude companies offering a variety of va- cation opportunities; door prizes; 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall (American Express Travel, Penn’s Travel Office).

Faculty Club

Wednesday Buffets, 5:30-8 p.m., call for menus and prices; Football Brunches, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., $12.50; 18% service charge; reservations: 898-4618.

13 Wednesday Buffet. 16 Football Brunch. 20 Wednesday Buffet. 27 Wednesday Buffet. 30 Football Brunch.

Morris Arboretum

Guided Walking Tours; Saturdays and Sundays; 2 p.m.; Arboretum hours: Mondays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sat- urdays and Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; ad- mission: Exhibits.

14 Fete for Dr. Richard E. Schultes; speakers: Ara DerMarderosian, PCPS; Peter Furst, anthropology; Wade Davis, Insitituto Caribe de Antropologia y So- ciologia, Caracas; Dr. Schultes; see Ex- hibits; 7-9 p.m.; Museum.


Tickets for fall sports, except football are free. Football tickets: 898-6151.

Home locations: Field Hockey, Foot- ball,Women’s Soccer: Franklin Field; Men’s Soccer: Rhodes Field; Volley- ball: Palestra; Women’s Tennis: Levy Pavilion or Lott Courts.


W. Soccer v. West Chester, 4 p.m.;

Volleyball v. Rutgers, 7 p.m.


W. Tennis v. Swarthmore, noon; M.

Soccer v. Textile, 1 p.m.; Volleyball v. Temple, 1 p.m.; v. Delaware, 6 p.m.

11 W. Soccer v. Old Dominion; 4 p.m. 12 Field Hockey v. Villanova; 7:30 p.m.

16 Soccer v. Cornell, W., noon, M., 2:30 p.m.; W. Tennis v. Georgetown, noon; Football v. Dartmouth, 1:30 p.m.

20 Field Hockey v. Lafayette; 7:30 p.m.

23 Field Hockey v. Dartmouth, noon; M. Soccer v. Villanova, 2:30 p.m.; W. Soccer v. Dartmouth, 4 p.m.

26 W. Soccer v. Lehigh, 4 p.m.; Field Hockey v. Delaware, 7:30 p.m.

29 W. Tennis v. Army; 2 p.m. 30 Football v. Bucknell; 1:30 p.m.



Melanosomal Proteins as Mela-

noma Antingens: Intracellular Traffick- ing and Processing of Melanosomal Membrane Proteins; Vijayasaradhi Setaluri, Rockefeller University; 3 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar (Wistar).


Cell Death Regulation and Genetic

Complementation During Multistep Carcinogenesis; Timothy McDonnell, University of Texas; 4 p.m.; Grossman

Auditorium, Wistar (Wistar).


Opiates, Brownies, Sex and Co-

caine: Understanding Craving States;

Anna Rose Childress, psychology in psychiatry; noon; Clinical Research Bldg. Auditorium (Psychiatry; Penn- Med; Child Guidance Center).

11 Is History Repeating Itself in the New Europe? How Do We Ensure Free- dom and Security For All?; Uffe Ellemann-Jensen, former Foreign Minis- ter of Denmark; in conjunction with Re- sistance and Rescue (Exhibits); 4:30 p.m.; Arthur Ross Gallery.

13 Pemphigus: An Autoimmune Disor- der of Cell Adhesion; John Stanley, der- matology; 4 p.m.; Grossman Audito- rium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).

PerForms Slide Lecture; Janine Antoni, artist; see Exhibits; 6 p.m.; ICA.

18 The Rescue of Danish Jewry: A Personal Account; Jan Schwartz, Yid- dish; in conjunction with Resistance and Rescue (Exhibits); 7:00 p.m.; Arthur Ross Gallery.

19 Myths and Legends in My Art Work; Maya Starr; 1 p.m.; Faculty Club (Penn Women’s Club).

PerForms: Curator’s Perspective; Judith Tannenbaum, ICA; see Exhibits; 5:30 p.m.; ICA; reservations: 898-7108.

They Called it Prairie Light; Tsia- nina Lomawaima, University of Ari- zona; Native Voices lecture; 6 p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, Museum; $6 ($20/4 lectures), $4 ($12/4 lectures)/members, seniors, full-time students with ID; info: 898-4890 (Museum).

20 The SRE and c-fos Regulation; Ri- chard Treisman, Imperial Cancer Re- search Fund, London; 4 p.m.; Grossman Auditorium, Wistar (Wistar).

Acting Out; identity and transgres- sion in theater, literature, film and visual art; see Exhibits; 6 p.m.; ICA (ICA).

21 Sex Differences in Healthy Brains and How They Might Influence Psycho- pathology; Ruben Gur, neuropsych- ology; noon; CRB Auditorium (Psychia- try; PennMed; Child Guidance Center).

26 The Children of Changing Woman; Ernestine Cody Begay, Apache, curator; Native Voices lecture; 6 p.m.; Rainey Auditorium, Museum; fees: see Sept. 19.

27 Transcriptional Regulatory Mecha- nisms: Putting the Pieces Together; Winship Herr, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory; 4 p.m.; Grossman Audito- rium, Wistar Institute (Wistar).

Medicaid and Medicare: The Next Thirty Years?; Bruce Vladeck, Health Care Financing Administration; 4:30-6 p.m.; Colonial Penn Center Auditorium (Leonard Davis Institute of Health Eco- nomics; Center for Health Policy).

PerForms Lecture; Bruce Fer- guson, art critic/curator; see Exhibits; 6 p.m.; ICA (ICA).

28 Asperger’s Syndrome and Higher Functioning Autism—Same or Different; Fred Volkmar, Yale; CRB Auditorium (Psychiatry; PennMed; Child Guidance Center).

The Correspondence Between Vassily Kandinsky and Christian Zervos, 1927-34: A Misunderstanding Between Paris and Berlin; Christian Derouet, Centre National de la Recherche Scien- tifique and Centre Georges Pompidou; 5 p.m.; Room 113, Jaffe Bldg.; open to PennCard holders only (History of Art; Romance Languages).

29 Culture Wars in American Civiliza- tion Since World War Two; Murray Murphey, history; Senior Associates Lunchtime Lecture; noon-2 p.m.; Facul- ty Club; $14 (incl. lunch); info/reserva- tions: 233-0779 (Penn Senior Associ- ates; CGS).

3601 Locust Walk Philadelphia, PA 19104-6224 (215) 898-5274 or 5275 FAX 898-9137 E-Mail ALMANAC@POBOX.UPENN.EDU

Unless otherwise noted all events are open to the general public as well as to members of the University. For build- ing locations, call 898-5000 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Listing of a phone num- ber normally means tickets, reservations or registration required.

This September calendar is a pullout for posting. Almanac carries an Update with additions, changes and cancella- tions if received by Monday noon prior to the week of publication. Members of the University may send notices for the Update or October at Penn calendar.

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