University of Pittsburgh
November 23, 2011

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Dec. 7-14

The following events are open to the public.
Contact:  412-624-4147



12/7 Pitt’s Department of Music presents the University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s free public performance of Antonin Dvorak’s Slavonic Dance, Op. 46 No. 1; Tison Street’s Fantasia for six cellos; J.S. Bach’s  Concerto in C Minor for oboe, violin, strings, and basso continuo; and Sergei Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in D flat, at 8 p.m., Bellefield Hall Auditorium, 315 S. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-4125.

12/10 Pitt’s Men’s Glee Club performs its Holiday Concert at 8 p.m., First Baptist Church of Pittsburgh, 159 N. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. Tickets in advance through ProArtsTickets: general admission $8.50, non-Pitt students and seniors $5. At the door: general admission $15, non-Pitt students and seniors $10. Admission is free for Pitt students with valid ID. For more information visit or call 412-394-3353.


12/7 Pitt award-winning poet and professor of English Toi Derricotte will debut her new book The Undertaker’s Daughter (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2011) during a book launch that includes a reading and book signing from 7 to 9 p.m. at The University Club, 123 University Place, Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt’s Office of Public Affairs. For more information, call 412-624-6508.

12/9 Elizabeth Anderson, John Rawls Collegiate Professor of Philosophy and Women’s Studies and Arthur F. Thurnau Professor at the University of Michigan, will deliver a free lecture titled “The Imperative of Integration: Race and Education” at noon at Pitt’s Center on Race and Social Problems, 20th floor, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. The lecture is part of the center’s Fall 2011 Speaker Series sponsored by Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC. For more information, call 412-624-7382.

12/9 Charles Exley, assistant professor in Pitt’s Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, will deliver a free lecture titled “What Made her Do It? On The Hysterical Female in Satō  Haruo’s Rebirth” at noon in room 4130, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. The event is co-sponsored by the University Center for International Studies and the Asian Studies Center. For more information, call 412-624-5562.