Friday, September 6
The first faculty/staff TGIF of the year, sponsored by the
Department of Physics and Earth Science, will introduce Joe
Trodahl ’63, visiting professor from Victoria University,
Wellington, New Zealand. Wines from the cellar of Jim Green,
professor emeritus of computer science. 3:00-5:00 p.m., Doghouse
(basement of Zinzendorf Hall, if you don’t know).
intricate and ancient rituals of classical Indian bharatanatyam
and kathak dance, performed by Rangoli Dance Company of Los
Angeles. Its founder, Malathi Iyengar (at the front of the
line) studied in Bangalore, India. 8:00 p.m., Foy Hall. $10,
$5 students/seniors. 610 861-1650.
Tuesday, September 10
The first meeting of the faculty reading group, whose subject
this year is “Risk,” will be led by Sylvia Forman
of the Math Department. The reading is from Peter L. Bernstein’s
Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk. 4:00 p.m.,
Snyder Room in the HUB. Readings packets available from Mickey
Ortiz, Ext. 1417.
vigil at the Peace Pole. Readings, discussion, meditation
to commemorate the events of September 11, 2001.
Thursday, September 12
“The Hidden Side of the Leaf,” selected works
of the American Society of Botanical Artists, opens at Payne
Gallery. Reception, 7:30 p.m. tonight. Through October 20.
Saturday, September 14
Celebrate Mexican Independence Day with music, dance, and
food. Co-sponsored by Philadelphia’s Mexican Cultural
Center. Performers include 40 dancers from the state of Pueblo.
Noon-4:00 p.m., Foy Hall. Free. 610 861-1650.