University of Pittsburgh
January 16, 2013

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Jan. 27-Feb. 2

Contact:  412-624-4147

The following events are open to the public.

1/29 William Russell Schumann III, assistant professor of anthropology at Pitt-Bradford, discusses organizational culture in Wales in his lecture “(Re)Localizing the Welfare State: Multi-leveled Rural Development Policy and Cultural Memory in Wales,” from 12 to 1 p.m., room 4217, Wesley W. Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. For more information, contact Eleni N. Valliant at 412-648-7405 or

1/30 William M. Carter Jr., dean and professor at Pitt’s School of Law, will deliver a free lecture titled “The Future of Affirmative Action,” at noon at Pitt’s Center on Race and Social Problems, 20th floor, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. The lecture kicks off the center’s Reed Smith Spring 2013 Speaker Series. For more information, call 412-624-7382. 

1/27 Pitt’s Department of Music presents a free performance of works by Beethoven and Dvorak by the University of Pittsburgh String Quartet, 3 p.m., Heinz Memorial Chapel, Fifth and Bellefield Avenues, Oakland. Part of the Heinz Memorial Chapel Concert Series. For more information, call 412-624-4125. 

2/1 The Emerging Legend Series presents the music of Pittsburgh folk/indie duo Broken Fences, noon-1 p.m., Cup & Chaucer Café, ground floor, Hillman Library, 3960 Forbes Ave., Oakland. The free series is presented by the University of Pittsburgh Library System and Calliope: The Pittsburgh Folk Music Society. Visit for more information.

1/23 through 2/15 Pitt’s Department of Studio Arts presents an exhibition of its Summer 2012 Creative Projects at the University Art Gallery, Frick Fine Arts Building, 650 Schenley Drive, Oakland. Exhibition includes works in painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography, and mixed media. Opening reception Jan. 23 from 4 to 6 p.m.;

gallery talks with some of the artists at noon on Jan. 30 and Feb. 6. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Exhibition and talks free and open to the public. For more information, call 412-648-2431.