University of Pittsburgh
March 29, 2016

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, April 10-16

The following events are open to the public.
Contact: 

Katie Fike

412-624-1085

THE YEAR OF THE HUMANITIES IN THE UNIVERSITY
“The Global Imaginary in an anti-Global World,” Mark Jarzombek, professor, Department of Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 5:30 p.m. April 11, Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning, Global Studies Center, www.humanities.pitt.edu

“Architecture and Place in British Documentary Television,” group of screenings and panel discussion about the function, uses, and aesthetics of documentaries about architecture, space, and siting on British television, 6-8:30 p.m. April 13, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, Pitt Departments of English and of History of Art and Architecture and Film Studies Program, www.humanities.pitt.edu

Blood/Water/Paint, staged reading of a retelling of the true story of Artemisia Gentileschi, an Italian Baroque painter now considered one of the most accomplished of her generation who battled to rise above the most devastating event in her life and fight for justice despite horrific consequences, 5 p.m. April 15, Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning, Borderlands of History: Gender, Violence, Memory reading series, Pitt Department of Theatre Arts and Center for Latin American Studies, www.humanities.pitt.edu 

ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL
Palio, documentary captures the intensity of the oldest horse race in the world: The Palio, 7 p.m. April 14, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, Pitt Department of French and Italian Languages and Literatures, www.italianfilmfests.org/pittsburgh.html

Una storia sbagliata (Another South), Stefania is a nurse from Gela, Sicily, who takes part in a humanitarian mission to Iraq during the second Gulf War, 7 p.m. April 15, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, Pitt Department of French and Italian Languages and Literatures, www.italianfilmfests.org/pittsburgh.html

I, Harlequin (Io, Arlecchino), Paolo Milesi, host of a famous television program, is forced to return to his hometown to take care of his father, a well-known actor and interpreter of the Harlequin character, 7 p.m. April 16, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, Pitt Department of French and Italian Languages and Literatures, www.italianfilmfests.org/pittsburgh.html 

MUSIC
Carpathian Music Ensemble Spring Concert, exploring gypsy, klezmer, Armenian, Moldavian, Ukranian, and Macedonian music, 7 p.m. April 10, Bellefield Hall Auditorium, Pitt Department of Music, www.music.pitt.edu

Men’s Glee Club Spring Concert, featuring works by Mendelssohn, Monteverdi, Pitoni, and Tallis as well as arrangements of Early American and Appalachian folk songs, 8 p.m. April 16, First Baptist Church of Pittsburgh, 159 N. Bellefield Ave., Oakland, Pitt Department of Music, www.music.pitt.edu

THEATRE
Nine, world-famous film director Guido Contini is shooting his next project but has no script, through April 17, Charity Randall Theatre in the Stephen Foster Memorial, University of Pittsburgh Stages, www.play.pitt.edu

EXHIBITION
Studio Arts Student Exhibition, featuring the creative work of graduating seniors and of majors and nonmajors from studio arts courses, through April 30, University Art Gallery, Frick Fine Arts Building, Pitt Department of Studio Arts, www.studioarts.pitt.edu

Erroll Garner Exhibition, display features materials from the Erroll Garner Archive, which was donated to Pitt’s University Library System in 2015, through the summer, William Pitt Union, Pitt’s K. Leroy Irvis Black History Month

LECTURE
“Achievement Gaps—and the Toxic Interaction of Race, Poverty, and Segregation—Start Before Kindergarten,” Elaine Weiss, national coordinator, Broader Bolder Approach to Education Campaign, Economic Policy Institute, noon-1:30 p.m. April 12, 2017 Cathedral of Learning, Reed Smith Spring 2016 Speaker Series, Center on Race and Social Problems, www.crsp.pitt.edu

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