University of Pittsburgh
March 23, 2016

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, April 3-9

The following events are open to the public.
Contact: 

Katie Fike

412-624-1085

THE YEAR OF THE HUMANITIES IN THE UNIVERSITY
“Text as Process: Genetic and Textual Criticism in the Digital Age,” conference will include discussion of how to represent and study literary manuscripts, April 4-6, Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning, and Digital Scholarship Commons, G-74 Hillman Library, Office of the Dean in the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, Pitt Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, and Center for Latin American Studies, www.hispanic.pitt.edu/event/text-process-genetic-and-textual-criticism-digital-age

Schenley Bridge Last Lecture Series, featuring William E. Strickland Jr., president and CEO, Manchester Bidwell Corporation, 7 p.m. April 5, 121 David Lawrence Hall, Pitt Office of Residence Life, www.humanities.pitt.edu 

Acceptance Journeys Pittsburgh: Panel Discussion, featuring the designers and implementers of Acceptance Journeys Pittsburgh and Acceptance Journeys Milwaukee, 11 a.m. April 7, Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning, Pennsylvania Department of Health, www.humanities.pitt.edu 

Opening of 1989 China/Avant-Garde Exhibition: Reflections, features materials from the archive of Gao Minglu, research professor, Pitt Department of History of Art and Architecture, and a leading scholar of Chinese contemporary art, 2-4 p.m. April 8, Hillman Library, Thornburgh Room, University Library System, Pitt Department of History of Art and Architecture, and Asian Studies Center, RSVP by April 1 to Haihui Zhang at haihuiz@pitt.edu or 412-624-5652, www.humanities.pitt.edu 

ITALIAN FILM FESTIVAL
Emergency Exit: Young Italians Abroad, documentary reports what the young Italians living abroad do, think, and dream and relays whether they will remain or return and if leaving is really the emergency exit to change their uncertain future, 7 p.m. April 7, G24 Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Department of French and Italian Languages and Literatures, www.italianfilmfests.org/pittsburgh.html

Me, Myself, and Her (Io e lei), Marina and Federica have lived together for several years, but their love story is now at a crossroads, 7 p.m. April 8, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, Pitt Department of French and Italian Languages and Literatures, www.italianfilmfests.org/pittsburgh.html

MUSIC
Music on the Edge: Ensemble Linea Residency, Concert II, performance of compositions by Pitt graduate composers, 8 p.m. April 4, Bellefield Hall Auditorium, Pitt Department of Music, http://music.pitt.edu

African Music and Dance Ensemble, 8 p.m. April 8, Bellefield Hall Auditorium, Pitt Department of Music, http://music.pitt.edu 

Gamelan Fusion: New and Traditional Music of West Java, featuring two artists-in-residence, composer Ismet Ruchimat and vocalist Masyuning, 8 p.m. April 9, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, Pitt Department of Music, http://music.pitt.edu

THEATRE
Nine, world-famous film director Guido Contini is shooting his next project but has no script, April 7-17, Charity Randall Theatre in the Stephen Foster Memorial, University of Pittsburgh Stages, www.play.pitt.edu

PITTSBURGH CONTEMPORARY WRITERS SERIES
Karen Joy Fowler, best known for the New York Times best-seller novel The Jane Austen Book Club (Putnam Adult, 2004), 8:30 p.m. April 7, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, Pitt Writing Program and University Store on Fifth, https://pghwriterseries.wordpress.com

EXHIBITION
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

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