University of Pittsburgh
February 9, 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, March 1 - March 7, 1999.

MUSIC

3/1 Pitt's Department of Music will present a guitar recital featuring students of John Maione. Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 8 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 624-4125.

EXHIBITION

3/1 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, 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

3/2 Pitt's Department of the History of Art & Architecture will present a lecture by Professor Evelyn Rawski, titled "Worshipping the Ancestors: Collaborative Research on Qing Ancestor Portraits." Frick Fine Arts Building, Room 203, noon. Free admission. For more information, call 412-648-2400.

LECTURES CONT.

3/3 As part of its Brown Bag Lunch lecture series, Pitt's Women's Studies Program will present a talk by teaching fellow Allen Larson, titled "The Worst of Everything: Women-Working-Melodrama."

2629 Cathedral of Learning, noon - 1 p.m. Free admission. Soft drinks and cookies will be provided. For more information, call 412-624-6485.

Pitt's Women's Studies Program, in conjunction with Medieval and Renaissance Studies, will present two lectures by Alcuin Blamires of the University of Wales, titled "The Wife of Bath, Niggardy, and the Ethics of Liberality in Chaucer" and "Gender Riddles in Illuminated Manuscripts of the Romance of the Rose." 501 Cathedral of Learning, noon; Frick Fine Arts Building, Room 202, 4 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 412-624-6485.

3/7 Pitt's Women's Studies Program, in conjunction with Women & Philanthropy Tri-State Area, will present speaker Marie Wilson, president of the Ms. Foundation for Women & Girls, addressing "Critical Issues Facing Women & Girls." Frick Fine Arts Auditorium,

4 - 6 p.m. A reception will follow in the Cloisters of the Frick Fine Arts Building from 6 - 7 p.m. 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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