University of Pittsburgh
March 14, 2000

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 18 - March 31.

LECTURES

3/22 Pitt's Center for Latin American Studies presents, "Socialism and the Chilean Central Banks: Will Lagos Make a Difference?," by Samantha Carl and Iris Matos. Posvar Hall, Room 4E38, Noon. Pizza will be served. Free admission. For more information, call 412-648-7392.

3/23 The Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series presents Tony Hoagland and Dean Young. Hoagland is the author of two award winning volumes of poetry, "Sweet Ruin" and "Donkey Gospel." Young is author of "Design with X" and "Beloved Infidel," and has been awarded two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships for his poetry. Frick Fine Arts Building, Room 125, 8:15 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 412-624-6506.

3/29 Pitt's Center for Latin American Studies presents, "The Effects of Off-Shore Banking on Caribbean Development," by Alex Esser. Posvar Hall, Room 4E38, Noon. Pizza will be served. Free admission. For more information, call 412-648-7392.

LECTURES CONTD.

3/24 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, "ADHD Risk for Drug Abuse: Mechanisms of Vulnerability," by Brooke S.G. Molina, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychiatry, WPIC. WPIC Auditorium, second floor, 10:30 a.m. - Noon. Free admission. For more information, call

412-624-0750.

3/31 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, "Schizophrenia and Aging: Myths and Reality," by Dilip V. Jeste, M.D., professor of psychiatry and neurosciences, University of California, San Diego, and director of the Geriatric Psychiatry Clinical Research Center, VA Medical Center. WPIC Auditorium, second floor, 10:30 a.m. - Noon. Free admission. For more information, call 412-624-0750.

SPECIAL EVENTS

3/23 Pitt's Center for Latin American Studies presents a Cuban Coffee House, featuring Professor Mark Ginsburg and members of the Pittsburgh-Matanzas Sister City Group. Cuban food and coffee will be provided courtesy of Kenny B's Eatery. William Pitt Union, Lower Lounge, 4 - 6 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 412-648-7392.

3/24 Pitt's Center for Latin American Studies presents, "The Passion of Christ," a theatrical performance. All proceeds will benefit disaster victims in Venezuela. Bellefield Annex Theater, 7:30 p.m. Suggested donation, $3. For more information, call 412-648-7392.

3/29 Pitt's Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures presents its

- Second International Conference on Cultural Studies: Urban Space,

3/31 Communication, and Violence in Latin America. Keynote speaker will be Jesus Martin-Barbero of the Universidad Nacional, Colombia. For more information, call 412-624-5225.

ART EXHIBITION

3/18 Pitt's Department of Studio Arts presents the 2000 Annual Studio Arts

- Student Exhibition. University Art Gallery. Gallery hours are

3/30 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday - Saturday, Thursday evenings until 8 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 412-648-2430.

THEATRE

3/15 The University of Pittsburgh Repertory Theatre presents Sam Shepard's

- "Angel City." Studio Theatre Workshop, Cathedral of Learning basement. For

3/26 ticket information, call 412-624-7529.

3/29 The University of Pittsburgh Repertory Theatre presents Roger Corman's cult

- classic musical, "Little Shop of Horrors." Stephen Foster Memorial Theatre.

4/16 For ticket information, call 412-624-7529.

MUSIC

3/18 Pitt's Department of Music presents the Pitt Sundanese Gamelan Ensemble Spring Concert, featuring guest performers Laksmi Purwanti Margarani, Undang Sumarna, and Ben Arcangel. Bellefield Hall, 8 p.m. General admission, $5, students and seniors, $3, Pitt students free. For more information, call 412-624-4125.

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