University of Pittsburgh
December 10, 2012

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Dec. 10-17

Contact:  412-624-4147

The following events are open to the public. 

Through 12/21 The University Library System presents an exhibition of first editions and significant works of famed novelist Charles Dickens, Room 363, Hillman Library, 3960 Forbes Ave., Oakland. The rare books are holdings of Pitt’s Darlington Collection. For more information, call Jeanann Haas at 412-648-8199 or

Through 12/23 The Shona Sharif African Dance and Drum Ensemble, part of Pitt’s Department of Africana Studies, will present its musical production of Nativity: A Christmas Gift on weekends, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m., Sundays at 5 p.m., Seventh-Floor Auditorium, Alumni Hall, 4227 Fifth Ave., Oakland. Tickets are $20 general admission for adults and $10 for children. For more information, call 412-648-2276.

12/11 Marcus Rediker, Distinguished Professor of History at Pitt, will deliver a free lecture titled “The Legacy of the Slave Ship,” at noon at Pitt’s Center on Race and Social Problems, 20th floor, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. The lecture is the last of the center’s Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC Fall 2012 Speaker Series. For more information, call 412-624-7382.