University of Pittsburgh
April 6, 2005

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, April 21-27

The following events are open to the public.
Contact:  412-624-4147

LECTURE

4/21 James Leighton, a professor of chemistry at Columbia University, will deliver a lecture titled "Strained Silacycles: A Powerful Platform for Asymmetric and Tandem Reaction Design," at 2:30 p.m., Room 12B, Chevron Science Center, 219 Parkman Ave., Oakland. For more information, call the Department of Chemistry at 412-624-8200.

4/21 Martin Jarrold, a professor of chemistry at Indiana University, will deliver a lecture titled "Melting in Small Systems," at 4 p.m., Room 12B, Chevron Science Center, 219 Parkman Ave., Oakland. For more information, call the Department of Chemistry at 412-624-8200.

4/21 Pitt's Office of International Services will host an Intercultural Bag Lunch at noon in Dining Room B, William Pitt Union, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-7120 or visit www.ois.pitt.edu.

4/22 As part of Pitt's Department of Mathematics 2005 Colloquium, Peter Bates, a professor of mathematics at Michigan State University, will deliver a lecture at

4 p.m., Room 704, Thackeray Hall, 139 University Place, Oakland. For more information, e-mail Pitt Professor William Layton at wjl@pitt.edu.

4/22 As part of Pitt's Center on Race and Social Problems Reed Smith Spring 2005 Speaker Series, Glenn Loury, a professor of economics and director of the Institute on Race and Social Division at Boston University, will deliver a lecture titled "Racial Stigma: Toward a New Paradigm for Discrimination Theory," at noon, William Pitt Union Kurtzman Room, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. Lunch will be provided. For more information, visit www.pitt.edu/~pittssw/crsp.html.

4/22 Pitt's Department of Women's Studies will host a lecture by Mary Ann Mason, dean of the Graduate School of Social Welfare at the University of California, Berkeley, titled "Marriage and Baby Blues: Redefining Gender Equity in the Academy," at 3:30 p.m., Room 2500, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. A reception will follow. For more information, visit www.pitt.edu/~wstudies.

4/22 Jennifer Whiting, a professor of philosophy at the University of Toronto, will deliver the Classics, Philosophy, and Ancient Science Programs talk, titled "Psychic Contingency in Plato," at 3:30 p.m., Room 817R, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-1052 or visit www.pitt.edu/~pittcntr. This event is sponsored by the Pitt Center for Philosophy of Science.

MUSIC

4/21 Pitt's Department of Music will present a performance by the Pitt Jazz Ensemble, directed by professor of music and director of jazz studies Nathan Davis, at 8 p.m., William Pitt Union Assembly Room, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. General admission is $10, and seniors and students are $5. For more information, contact Davis at ndavis@pitt.edu or call 412-624-4187.

4/23 The Pitt African Drumming Ensemble, directed by Anicet Mundundu, will give a performance at 8 p.m., Bellefield Hall Auditorium, 315 S. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. General admission is $10, seniors $5, and Pitt students are free with a valid ID. For more information, call 412-624-4125 or visit www.pitt.edu/~concerts.

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