University of Pittsburgh
August 26, 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, August 29 - September 12.

THEATRE

9/9 The Kuntu Repertory Theatre will inaugurate its 25th anniversary season with a pre-gala celebration fund-raiser. Featured will be a sneak preview of Lorraine Hansberry's award-winning drama "A Raisin in the Sun", scheduled to run from September 15 through October

10, followed by music, refreshments, and discussion of the performance. City Theatre, 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $30. For more information, call 412-648-2239.

LECTURES

9/3 The Center for Latin American Studies will present a lecture titled "Costa Rican Archaeology in its Territorial Context," by Oscar Fonseca, Director of the Institute for Social Science Research at the University of Costa Rica. Anthropology Lounge, 3D10 Forbes Quadrangle, 3 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 412-648-7530.

9/9 The Center for Latin American Studies will present a lecture titled "Colombia before Columbus: Chiefs and Their People," by Robert D. Drennan, Chair of Pitt's Department of Anthropology. Frick Art Museum, noon. Free admission. For more information, call

412-371-0600, ext. 567.

9/10 The Center for Latin American Studies will present "Current Trends in Scholarship on the Southern Cone and Brazil", a Latin American Studies Association Symposium. Presentations will be given by Jeremy Adelman (History, Princeton University), Manuel Antonio Garreton (Sociology, Universidad de Chile), Thomas Holloway (History, Cornell University), and Scott Mainwaring (Political Science, University of Notre Dame). Pitt professors Barry Ames (Political Science), Reid Andrews (History), and John Markoff (Sociology) will provide commentary. Laura Hastings of the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs will moderate. Kurtzman Room, William Pitt Union, 3 - 5 p.m. A reception will follow. Free admission. For more information, call 412-624-7929.

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