University of Pittsburgh
March 20, 2007

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, April 5-11

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

LECTURES

4/5 Kong Ho, an assistant professor of art at Pitt-Bradford, will deliver a lecture titled "Eastern and Western Fusion: The Beauty of Jade Stone and Nautilus Shell" at noon, Room 4130, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This free event is part of the Pitt Asian Studies Center's Asia Over Lunch Lecture Series. For more information, contact Brenda Jordan at 412-648-7763 or visit www.ucis.pitt.edu/asc.

4/5 Allen B. Weisse, professor of medicine at the New Jersey Medical School, will deliver the 18th Annual Mark M. Ravitch History of Medicine lecture titled "The Century of the Cardiovascular Surgeon 1900-2000" at 6 p.m., Room 5, Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace St., Oakland. This free event is part of the CF Reynolds Medical History Society Lecture Series sponsored by Pitt's Health Science Library System. For more information, visit www.hsls.pitt.edu.

4/6 Kathryn Stockton, a professor of English and director of the Gender Studies Program at the University of Utah, will deliver a lecture at 4 p.m., Room 501, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This free event is sponsored by Pitt's Women Studies Program and the Department of English. For more information, call 412-624-6485 or visit www.pitt.edu/~wstudies.com.

4/5 Eiljah Anderson, a Charles and William Day Distinguished Professor of Social Science and Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania, will deliver a lecture titled "Poor, Young, Black, and Male: A Case for National Action?" at 1:30 p.m., Room 2017, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This free event is sponsored by Pitt's School of Social Work as part of its Center on Race and Social Problems' Spring 2007 Reed Smith Lecture Series. For more information, call 412-624-7382 or visit www.crsp.pitt.edu.

4/5 Karl Scheidt, an assistant professor of chemistry at Northwestern University, will present a lecture titled "Through the Looking Glass: New Developments and Applications of Unconventional Bond Forming Methodology" at 2:30 p.m., Room 12, Chevron Science Center, 219 Parkman Ave., Oakland. This free event is part of the 2007 Levine Lecture Series and is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Chemistry. For more information, visit www.chem.pitt.edu.

4/9 Adam Leibovich, an assistant professor of physics and astronomy at Pitt, will deliver a lecture titled "A Question of Scale: Effective Field Theory in Particle Physics" at

4:30 p.m., Room 102, Thaw Hall, 3943 O'Hara St., Oakland. This free event is part of the Carnegie Mellon University-University of Pittsburgh Physics Colloquium Series. For more information, visit www.phyast.pitt.edu/Events.

4/10 Christopher H. Roosevelt, an assistant professor of archaeology at Boston University, will deliver a lecture titled "Reconstructing Rural Lydian Life in Western Anatolia" at 4:30 p.m., Room 335, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This free event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Classics and the Archaeological Institute of America, Pittsburgh Society. For more information, call Elizabeth Conforti at 412-624-4494 or visit www.pitt.edu/~classics.

4/11 Larry Gant, a professor of social work at the University of Michigan, will deliver a lecture titled "HIV/AIDS Risk Reduction Programs for Drug Dependent Persons" at noon, Room 2017, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave, Oakland. This free event is part of the Pitt School of Social Work's Speaker Series. For more information, call

412-624-6304 or visit www.pitt.edu/~pittssw.

MUSIC

4/5 Chilean guitarist Carlos Pérez will give a free performance at 8 p.m. in the Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. This event is sponsored by PITT ARTS. For more information, contact Linnea Glick at 412-624-1153 or lig9@pitt.edu.

4/11 Pitt's University Symphony Orchestra, directed by Roger Zahab, will give a free performance at 8 p.m. in the Bellefield Hall Auditorium, 315 S. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Music. For more information, call

412-624-4125 or visit www.music.pitt.edu.

THEATER

4/5 Pitt's Kuntu Repertory Theatre will continue its presentation of Relativity, written by Cassandra Medley and directed by Talvin Wilks, in Alumni Hall's Seventh-Floor Auditorium, 4227 Fifth Ave., Oakland. The play, which runs through April 7, will be presented at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 412-624-7298.

FILM

4/6 Pitt's Asian Studies Center and Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures will host a free screening of the film Cracked Eggs & Noodles (2005), directed by

Sang-un Oh, at 6:30 p.m., Room 4130, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. For more information, contact Ebru Turker at 412-624-5562 or turker@pitt.edu.

4/10 Pitt's Center for Russian and East European Studies will host a free screening of the film Lemonade Joe (1964), directed by Oldrich Lipsky, at 7 p.m., Room 4130, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. For more information, contact Stacey Kronandor at

412-648-7407 or crees@pitt.edu.

4/11 As part of the film series "Experimental, Underground, Revolutionary: Avant-garde Films From Germany, Austria, and Switzerland," a screening of Constantly Moving: Crossovers in Experimental Film and Video Art (1994-2004) and I Want to See How You See (2003), directed by Pipilotti Rist, will take place at 7:30 p.m., Room 205,

David Lawrence Hall, 3942 Forbes Ave., Oakland. This free event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures and School of Arts and Sciences. For more information, contact Randall Halle at 412-648-2614 or rhalle@pitt.edu.

4/11 Pitt's Global Studies Program will host a free screening of the film Farewell China (1990), directed by Clara Law, at 8:30 p.m., Room 4130, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. For more information, contact Veronica Dristas at 412-624-2918 or dristas@ucis.pitt.edu.

EXHIBITION

4/5 The Audubon print "Pileated Woodpecker" will be on display through April 16 in the Audubon Exhibit Case, Ground Floor, Hillman Library, 3960 Forbes Ave., Oakland. For more information, contact Charles E. Aston at 412-648-8191 or cea@pitt.edu.

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