University of Pittsburgh
September 29, 1998



The following events at the University of Pittsburgh are open to the public and cover the time period, October 10 - October 16.


9/29 - 12/11 Pitt's University Art Gallery presents: Creating a Sense of Place: Devotion Builds a Campus. The four exhibits presented are: Honoring Cultural Traditions: The 60th Anniversary of the Nationality Rooms; Heinz Memorial Chapel: Celebrating 60 Years of Light; In the Public Eye, A Century of Art and Architecture on Pitt's Campus; and Over Time: The Art of Jane Haskell. The curators for the exhibits are the students from the 1998 Museum Studies Seminar at Pitt. Frick Fine Arts, University Art Gallery, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday - Friday. The Gallery is closed during school breaks. Free admission. For more information, call



10/14 Pitt's Contemporary Writers Series continues with readings from Maxine Hong Kingston, author of two books of nonfiction, "The Woman Warrior: Memoir of a Girlhood Among Ghosts," which won the National Book Critics Circle Award for nonfiction, and "China Men" as well as a novel, "Tripmaster Monkey." 120 David Lawrence Hall, Forbes Avenue, Oakland, 8:15 p.m. Free admission. For more information call, 624-6506.


10/15 The 2nd Annual "Day Out!", A day for fun, learning, and talking things over with grandparents who are raising their grandchildren of all ages. Made possible by The Allegheny County Department of Human Services Area Agency on Aging and partner agencies that include Pitt's Generations Together. Vintage, 401 N. Highland Avenue, East Liberty, 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Child care provided. Free admission, but space is limited. Call 361-5003 ext. 105 to register.


10/11 The Pittsburgh Compline Choir continues its Compline Choir Series with Dr. Raymond H. Ocock. The ecumenical worship services will continue every Sunday evening through December 13. Heinz Memorial Chapel, 8:30 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 682-6886.

10/11 Pitt's Heinz Chapel Choir opens its concert season. The a cappella concert features "Song for Athene," by John Tavener, sung at Princess Diana's funeral, as well as other sacred and secular music and popular songs. Heinz Memorial Chapel, 3 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 624-4125.


10/10 Pitt's Women's Studies Program presents: American Association of University Women: A Speak Out for Girls. Forbes Quadrangle,

Room 5P56, 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 624-6485.

10/14 The University of Pittsburgh's Women's Studies Program presents its Fall 1998 Speakers Series. Reading by Maxine Hong Kingston, author of "The Woman Warrior," winner of National Book Critics' Circle Award for Nonfiction. 120 David Lawrence Hall, Forbes Avenue, Oakland, 8:15 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call



11/4/98 The University of Pittsburgh's Department of Biological Sciences and

- Pymatuning Laboratory of Ecology, Carnegie Museum of Natural

4/7/99 History, Garden Club of Allegheny County, National Aviary in Pittsburgh, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Pittsburgh Zoo, and the Western PA Conservatory present the Eminent Biologist Lecture Series. Lecture participants are:

Nov. 4 Stephen P. Hubbell

Ecology of Tropical Rainforests

Dec. 2 Jeanne Altmann

Behavioral Ecology of Baboons

Feb. 3 Scott K. Robinson

Habitat Fragmentation and Bird Populations

Mar. 3 Peter H. Raven

Global Biodiversity

Apr. 7 Michael J. Donoghue

Evolutionary Relationships and Diversification

Seating is limited; early subscription for the monthly lecture series is advised. Public subscription, 6 lectures - $30, students $20. Carnegie Museum of Art Auditorium, 4400 Forbes Avenue, 7 p.m. For more information or individual ticket reservations, call 624-1299.


10/14 Pitt's Women's Studies Program, lunch and lecture: "Victims' Rights & Feminist Dilemmas" with Jennifer Wood, Communication Studies, Pitt. Cathedral of Learning, Room 2629, noon - 1 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 624-6485.