University of Pittsburgh
March 24, 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, April 5 - April 18, 1999.

LECTURES

4/5 Pitt's Center for Latin American Studies and Graduate School of Public and International Affairs present a lecture by Tom Frankenberger, Senior Food Security Advisor and Livelihood Security Coordinator of CARE of Atlanta, Georgia, titled "Building Social Capital for Development: CARE's Work in Latin America." Forbes Quadrangle, Room 2K56, 3 - 5 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 412-648-7392.

4/6 Pitt's Department of the History of Art and Architecture presents

Dr. Maria Fernandez in a colloquium on "Post-Colonial Electronic Media Theory." Frick Fine Arts Building, Room 203, Oakland, noon. For more information, call 412-648-2405.

4/9 Pitt's Center for Latin American Studies presents a lecture by Jeffrey Gould, professor of Latin American Studies at Indiana University, titled "Memories of La Matanza and Mestisaje in El Salvador." Anthropology Lounge, Room 3D10, 3 p.m. Free admission. For more information, e-mail Sylvia Torres at sitst+@pitt.edu, or call

412-648-7455.

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4/7 Pitt's Department of Biological Sciences, Pymatuning Laboratory

of Ecology, Carnegie Museum of Natural 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.

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.

4/13 Pitt's Department of the History of Art & Architecture presents a colloquium with Professor Renate Kosinski-Blumenthal of the French and Italian Department, titled "Illustrations as Commentary on Ovid's Metamorphosis 'Moralise'. Frick Fine Arts Building, Room 203, noon. Free admission. For more information, call 412-648-2405.

4/16 Pitt's Center for Latin American Studies and Department of History present a lecture by Alejandro de la Fuente, assistant professor of history at the University of South Florida, titled "Son of Revolution - Harold D. Sims." A reception will follow. Forbes Quadrangle, Room 2P56, 3 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 412-648-7455.

4/16 Pitt's Department of Psychiatry, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC), Mental Health Clinical Research Center for the Study of Affective Disorders, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Continuing Education in the Health Sciences, and Parke-Davis Pharmaceuticals present a lecture by Huda Akil, Ph.D, co-director of the University of Michigan Mental Health Research Institute, titled "Molecules and Pathways of Stress and Depression." WPIC Auditorium, second floor, 10:30 a.m. - noon. Free admission. For more information, call 412-624-0750.

BOOK SIGNING

4/8 The University of Pittsburgh Book Center presents a book signing by award-winning columnist and author Thomas Petzinger, Jr., author of "The New Pioneers: The Men and Women Who Are Transforming the Workplace and Marketplace." The event will take place at the Book Center. Free admission. For more information, call 412-648-1453.

EXHIBITION

4/14 Pitt's Department of Studio Arts will hold a public reception for the 1999 Annual Studio Arts Student Exhibition. Frick Fine Arts Building, University Art Gallery, 4 - 6 p.m. The exhibition will be open through May 3. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday; 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Thursday. Free admission. For more information, call 412-648-2430.

MUSIC

4/6 Pitt's Department of Music presents premieres of graduate student compositions, featuring works by Philip Thompson, Matthew Kull, Tatiana Dutoit, Ahmed Madkour, David Keberle, Eliyahu Tamar, and Myron Silberstein. Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 8 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 412-624-4125.

4/8 Pitt's Department of Music presents an organ recital by renowned organist and composer Andrew Fletcher, featuring his own works as well as works by J.S. Bach and others. Heinz Chapel, 7:30 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 412-624-4157.

4/9 Pitt's Department of Music presents "A Bridge Across." Pianist Yumiko Oshima-Ryan will play works by Japanese composers Toru Takemitsu, Akira Miyoshi and Michio Mamiya. Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, Oakland, 8 p.m. General admission $5, students and seniors $3, Pitt students free. For more information, call 412-624-4125.

4/13 Pitt's Department of Music presents its Spring Honors Recital, featuring outstanding music students. Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 8 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 412-624-4125.

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4/14 The University of Pittsburgh Chamber Orchestra will give its spring concert, featuring premieres of works by Eliyahu Tamar and Ahmed Madkour, as well as works by Antonio Vivaldi and others. Bellefield Hall Auditorium, 8 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 412-624-4125.

4/17 Pitt's Department of Music presents a concert by the Women's Choral Ensemble. Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 8 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 412-624-4125.

4/18 The Heinz Chapel Choir presents its 60th Anniversary Reunion and Concert. Heinz Chapel Choir, 3 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 412-624-4125.

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