University of Pittsburgh
October 29, 1998


Contact:  412-624-4147

The following events at the University of Pittsburgh are open to the public and cover the time period, November 8 - November 14.


11/9 - 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 648-2400.

10/28 - 12/30 The University of Pittsburgh's Book Center presents Thomas Hermansader Lithographs. University Book Center, 4000 Fifth Avenue, Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Friday - Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call Russell Kierzkowski at 648-1453.


11/8 The Pittsburgh Compline Choir continues its Compline Choir Series with Stanley Tagg, organ and Larry Rogers, trumpet. 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.


11/9 Pitt's University Center for International Studies and Women's Studies Program present "Feminist Theory in International Politics." Speakers include: Davis Bobrow and Iris Young, University of Pittsburgh; Sandra Whitworth, York University, Toronto; and V. Spike Peterson, University of Arizona. Frick Fine Arts, Room 125, 3:30 - 5 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 624-6485.

11/11 The University of Pittsburgh's "Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series" continues with Marita Golden, author of "And Do Remember Me," "Long Distance Life," and "Saving Our Sons: Raising Black Children in a Turbulent World." The Writers Series joins the Three Rivers Lecture Series and the International Poetry Forum as one of the three major reading series in the city. Cathedral of Learning, Room 324,

8:15 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 624-6506.

12/2/98 Pitt's Department of Biological Sciences and Pymatuning Laboratory of

- Ecology, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Garden Club of

4/7/99 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:

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. Carnegie Museum of Art Auditorium, 4400 Forbes Avenue,

7 p.m. For more information or ticket reservations, call 624-1299.


11/11 Pitt's Women's Studies Program lunch and lecture, and the Asian Studies Program present: "Cultural & Political Factors Impacting Sex Trade Workers in Thailand" with Mary Shull. Cathedral of Learning, Room 2629, noon - 1 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call



10/28 - 11/22 Pitt Theatre and WQED-FM present Cheryl West's moving new drama, Before it Hits Home, directed by Ron O.J. Parson. The Studio Theatre, Cathedral of Learning. Tickets $8 - $12. For tickets and more information, call 624-7529.

11/4 - 11/22 Pitt Theatre and WQED-FM present Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, directed by W. Stephen Coleman and featuring the music of Ernie Hawkins. Stephen Foster Memorial Theatre. Tickets $8 - $12. For tickets and more information, call 624-7529.