University of Pittsburgh
January 11, 2000


Contact:  412-624-4147

The following events at the University of Pittsburgh are open to the public and cover the time period, January 22 - January 28.


1/21 Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC), Pitt's Department of Psychiatry, Mental Health Intervention Research Center for the Study of Affective Disorders, and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences present, "Meet the P.I.: Bridging Basic and Clinical Systems Neuroscience to Investigate the Pathophysiology of Schizophrenia Using Eye Movement and fMRI Studies," by John A. Sweeney, Ph.D., associate professor of psychiatry and neurology at Pitt's School of Medicine and director of the Neurobehavioral Studies Program at WPIC. WPIC Auditorium, second floor, 10:30 a.m. - Noon. Free admission. For more information, call 412-624-0750.

1/25 The Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series presents journalist Susan Sheehan, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of, "Is There No Place on Earth for Me?" David Lawrence Hall, Room 120, 8:15 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 412-624-6506.

1/28 Pitt's Department of Political Science and Center for Latin American Studies present, "Violence and its Impact on Democratic Stability in Central America," by Jose Miguel Cruz. Posvar Hall, Room 4E51, 3 p.m.

For more information, contact Professor Mitchell Seligson at:


1/25 Pitt's Music on the Edge series presents Kam Fong As Chin Ho, a Los Angeles-based duo performing composed, improvised, and processed music using low-tech electronics. Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 8 p.m. General admission, $8, students and seniors, $5. For more information, call 412-624-4125.

1/26 The University Chamber Orchestra presents its Winter Concert, featuring student pianist Diana Jho in a performance of Chopin's Piano Concerto no. 1. Works by Dvorak and Lou Harrison also will be performed. Bellefield Hall auditorium, 8 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 412-624-4125.


1/22 Pitt's Center for Latin American Studies, in collaboration with the

- Carnegie Museum of Art, presents "Cuba Lights Up," a Cuban film

2/26 series.

Sat., January 22, 8 p.m.

Plaff! Or Too Afraid of Life

Fri., January 28, 8 p.m.

Parting of the Ways

Carnegie Museum of Art Theater. General admission, $5, students and seniors, $4. For more information, call 412-622-3212.


1/22 The University Art Gallery presents an exhibition of recent works

- by Uwe Wittmer, and selections from the permanent collection of the

3/4 University Art Gallery. Curated by Uta Miksche of Leverkusen, Germany, and Josienne Piller of the University of Pittsburgh. Frick Fine Arts Building, Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Thursday evenings until 8 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call