University of Pittsburgh
January 30, 2013

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Feb. 10-16

Contact:  412-624-4147

The following events are open to the public.

Debate 
The Marcella L. Finegold Memorial Public Debate, “Should a Physician Be Mandated to Perform, Show, and Explain High-Resolution Ultrasound Images of a Patient's Pregnancy to Each Women Presenting for Abortion Care?” 7 p.m. Feb. 13, O’Hara Student Center Ballroom, 4024 O’Hara St., Oakland, free and open to the public, 412-624-8531.

Exhibitions
Summer 2012 Creative Projects, includes works in painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography, and mixed media, Monday-Friday,10 a.m.-4 p.m. through Feb. 15, Pitt’s Department of Studio Art, University Art Gallery, Frick Fine Art Building, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland, 412-648-2431. 

Lectures
“Gentry Power and Accountability: Negotiating Tax Hikes in Nineteenth-Century Sichuan,” Elizabeth Kaske, associate professor of Chinese studies, Carnegie Mellon University, noon Feb. 13, 4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, Asia Over Lunch Lecture Series, Pitt’s Asian Studies Center, www.ucis.pitt.edu/asc.

“Engendering Italy: Gaps, Contradictions, and Paradoxes of Gender on the EU Background,” Giuseppina Pellegrino, Italian Fulbright Scholar, 3:30 p.m. Feb. 13, 4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, Pitt’s European Union Center of Excellence and European Studies Center, www.ucis.pitt.edu/euce.

“Improving the Life Chances of Disadvantaged Children,” Katherine Magnuson, associate professor of social work, University of Wisconsin-Madison, noon Feb. 13, 2017 Cathedral of Learning, Pitt School of Social Work Speaker Series, 412-624-6337. 

Roscoe Robinson Jr. Memorial Lecture Series: Isaac Hampton II, discussing the African American officers’ experience during Vietnam era, veteran, professor, San Antonio College, 3:30 p.m. Feb. 14, 3911 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, www.gspia.pitt.edu.

Film
5 Centimeters per Second, bittersweet love story of two young students, 7 p.m. Feb. 11, Frick Fine Arts Building, Anime Film Series, www.ucis.pitt.edu/asc/animefestival/index.html.

The Light Thief (Svet-Ake), a village electrician devotes his compassion and ingenuity to destitute neighbors in a wind-swept valley of Kyrgyzstan, 7 p.m. Feb. 15, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, hosted by Pitt’s Graduate Organization for the Study of Europe and Central Asia and the Center for Russian and Eastern European Studies, www.ucis.pitt.edu

Music
Heinz Chapel Choir Festival, outstanding high school chamber choirs join Heinz Chapel Choir for annual festival, 3 p.m. Feb. 10, Heinz Memorial Chapel, Fifth and Bellefield Ave., Oakland, Pitt Department of Music, 412-624-4125.

Dan Possumato (melodeon), Vince Burns (violin), Kathy Fallon (guitar), performing traditional Irish music, noon Feb. 15, Hillman Library, 3960 Forbes Ave., Oakland, University of Pittsburgh Library System and Calliope: The Pittsburgh Folk Music Society, www.calliopehouse.org/legends.htm. 

Music on the Edge: Abghari and Pegher, soprano Haleh Abghari and percussionist Lisa Pegher perform, 8 p.m. Feb. 16, the Andy Warhol Museum, 117 Sandusky St., North Side, Pitt Department of Music and the Andy Warhol Museum, tickets available at music.pitt.edu/tickets, by calling 412-624-7529, or 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday at the Pitt Repertory Theatre box office, lower level of the Stephen Foster Memorial.

Theater
Zanna, Don’t!, the small community of Heartsville is turned on its head when Zanna and his friends put on a musical featuring a scandalous heterosexual kiss, Feb. 14-Mar. 3, Pitt Department of Theatre Arts, Henry Heymann Theatre, lower level, Stephen Foster Memorial, to purchase tickets, visit www.play.pitt.edu or call 412-624-7529.

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