University of Pittsburgh
September 29, 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, October 12 - October 18.

LECTURES

10/12 The History of Art & Architecture Department presents "Columbia before Columbus: Chiefs and Their People," by Robert Drennan of Pitt's Anthropology Department. Frick Fine Arts Building, Room 203, Noon. For more information, call 412-648-2400.

10/13 The Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series presents Alex Kotlowitz, author of "The Other Side of the River" and "There are No Children Here." Frick Fine Arts Building, Room 125, 8:15 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 412-624-6506.

10/13 The Women's Studies Program presents "Images of Women in the Talmud," by Dvora Weisburg of Pitt's Religious Studies Department and Jewish Studies Program. Cathedral of Learning, Room 901,

Noon - 1 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 412-624-6485.

10/15 The Medieval & Renaissance Studies Program and History of Art & Architecture Department present "Trouble in the Flesh: Eros and Satire in Renaissance Art," by Christiane Andersson of Bucknell University's Art History Department. Co-sponsored with the Women's Studies Program. Frick Fine Arts Building, Room 202, 4 p.m. For more information, call 412-624-5220.

SYMPOSIUM

10/15 The Cultural Studies Program, History of Art & Architecture Department, and Faculty of Arts and Sciences present "Picturing Politics: A Symposium on the Chinese Creative Woodblock Print Movement." Presentations include: "The Human Figure and Chinese Modernity" by Tsong-zung Chang, Director of the Hanart TZ Gallery in Hong Kong; "Prints as Art, Prints as Propaganda: The Woodcut and Modern Chinese Art" by Julia Andrews, professor of Art History at Ohio State University; "National Reform, Revolutionary and Resistance Themes in Chinese Popular Prints, 1900-1940" by Ellen Laing, Professor Emerita at the University of Oregon; and "The Cultural Politics of Filmmaking in China, 1949-1999" by Paul Pickowicz, professor of History at the University of California at San Diego. Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 9:30 - 4 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 412-648-2400.

THEATER

10/12 The University of Pittsburgh Repertory Theatre presents the

- Pittsburgh premiere of Jin Yun's "Uncle Doggie's Nirvana," directed

10/17 by Siyuan Liu. Cathedral of Learning, Studio Theatre Workshop. For performance times and ticket prices, call the Stephen Foster Memorial Theatre Box Office at 412-624-PLAY.

MUSIC

10/13 The University Chamber Orchestra presents "Country Air," a program of works by Vaughan Williams, Grainger, Haydn and others. Bellefield Hall Auditorium, 8 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 412-624-4125.

EXHIBITION

10/12 The University Art Gallery presents "Half A Century of Chinese

- Woodblock Prints: From the Communist Revolution to the Open Door

12/3 Policy and Beyond, 1945-1998." Frick Fine Arts Building. Gallery hours are Monday through Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday

10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 412-648-2423.

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