University of Pittsburgh
February 2, 1999

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Contact:  412-624-4147

The following events at the University of Pittsburgh are open to the public and cover the time period, February 20 - February 28.

MUSIC

2/21 The University Chamber Orchestra and Heinz Chapel Choir will perform works by Vivaldi, Eric Moe, Victor Herbert, Jeremy Beck, and Edward Elgar. Bellefield Hall Auditorium, 3 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 412-624-4125.

2/27 Pitt's Department of Music and Carnegie Mellon's School of Music will sponsor a concert of Indian classical music and Western vocal music, with Priya Palekar, vocal, and Allyn Miner, sitar. Mellon Institute Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. $12 general admission, $6 students. For more information, call 412-624-4125.

EXHIBITION

2/20 The University Art Gallery presents "40 Years of

-- Collecting: Selections from the Collection of the Westmoreland

3/27 Museum of American Art." Frick Fine Arts Building, first floor, located across from the Carnegie Library on Schenley Drive. Monday through Saturday 10 a.m - 4 p.m., Thursday evenings 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 412-648-2400.

LECTURES

2/23 Pitt's Department of the History of Art & Architecture will present a lecture by Professor Kirk Savage, titled "Comments on the Mount exhibition now at the Frick (until January 10)." Frick Fine Arts Building, Room 203, noon. Free admission. For more information, call 412-648-2400.

2/24 As part of its Brown Bag Lunch lecture series, Pitt's Women's Studies Program will present a talk by Tera Hunter, Women's Studies Research Associate, titled "Saartje Baartman: Black Women's Bodies in 19th Century Science & Medicine." 2629 Cathedral of Learning,

noon - 1 p.m. Free admission. Soft drinks and cookies will be provided. For more information, call 412-624-6485.

2/25 Pitt's Women's Studies Program will present a lecture by Uma Narayan, award-winning author and philosophy professor at Vassar College, titled "Rethinking Culture: A Feminist Critique of Cultural Essentialism & Relativism." 1K56 Forbes Quadrangle, 2 - 3 p.m., reception following. Free admission. For more information, call 412-624-6485.

3/3 Pitt's Department of Biological Sciences, Pymatuning Laboratory

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

4/7 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:

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

412-624-1299.

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