University of Pittsburgh
March 24, 2011

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, April 6-13

Contact:  412-624-4147

The following events are open to the public. 


4/8-9  The University Department of Music presents the University Gamelan Ensemble performing the music and dance of Indonesia at 8 p.m., Bellefield Hall Auditorium, Bellefield Hall, 315 S. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. Tickets at the door are $15 general admission, $10 for non-Pitt students and senior citizens, and free to Pitt students. Discounted tickets can be purchased in advance through ProArtsTickets at 412-394-3353 or For more information, call 412-624-4125. 

4/8     The Emerging Legend Series presents singers and songwriters Sue Gartland and Jordan Umbach at noon, Cup & Chaucer Café, ground floor, Hillman Library, 3960 Forbes Ave., Oakland. The free series is presented by the University of Pittsburgh Library System and Calliope: The Pittsburgh Folk Music Society. For more information, visit 

4/10    The Pittsburgh Department of Music presents the free Heinz Chapel Choir Spring Concert at 3 p.m., Heinz Memorial Chapel, Fifth and Bellefield avenues, Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-4125. 


3/31-4/10   Pitt Repertory Theatre presents a contemporary version of Shakespeare’s As You Like It, Charity Randall Theater, Stephen Foster Memorial, 4301 Forbes Ave., Oakland. Tickets are $25 general admission; $20 for Pitt faculty, staff, and alumni; and $12 for students. To order, call 412-624-PLAY (7529) or visit


3/30 through 4/30 Pitt’s Department of Studio Arts presents the Studio Arts Student Exhibition, University Art Gallery, Frick Fine Arts Building, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. Opening reception is 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, March 30. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call 412-648-2430. 


4/6    Pitt’s Women’s Studies Program presents a free screening of Let the Right One In (Tomas Alfredson, 2008) at 7:45 p.m., 2201 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. The screening is part of the Contemporary Queer Cinemas Public Film Studies. For more information call 412-624-6485. 


4/6    Pitt’s William Pitt Debating Union will present a public debate titled “Should Pittsburgh Permit Marcellus Shale Drilling” from 6 to 8 p.m., Room G-23, Parran Hall Auditorium, Graduate School of Public Health, 130 DeSoto St., Oakland. For more information, visit 

4/7      As part of the Pitt Asian Studies Center’s Asia Over Lunch Spring 2011 Series, Sopheada Phy, Heinz Fellow at Pitt’s University Center for International Studies, will give a lecture titled “The Khmer Rouge Tribunal: Justice vs. Impunity” at noon, Room 4130, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. For more information, contact the Asian Studies Center at 412-648-7370.

4/8        Kathryn Edin, professor of public policy and management at Harvard University, will deliver a lecture titled “How the Urban Poor Navigate Social Space: Lessons From Chicago’s Gautreaux Mobility Program” at noon in the School of Social Work Conference Center, 2017 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. The event is sponsored by Pitt’s Center on Race and Social Problems and is part of the center’s Reed Smith Spring 2011 Speaker Series. Lunch is provided. For more information, call 412-624-7382 or visit 


4/7-4/9   Pitt’s Department of French and Italian Languages and Literatures in collaboration with the Honorary Consul of Italy in Pittsburgh will present The American Association for Italian Studies XXXI Annual Conference at the Holiday Inn University Center, 130-150 Lytton Ave., Oakland. For more information, visit


4/7   Pitt Purchasing Services will host the 2011 Buy-It-Green University of Pittsburgh Supplier Showcase from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the William Pitt Student Union, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. The focus this year is on the green economy and the long-term financial benefits of sustainability. The event’s keynote speaker is Yalmaz Siddiqui, director of environmental strategy for Office Depot and a renowned expert on building a sustainable business. More than 20 Pitt-contracted suppliers and departments will showcase their green themes, products, and innovations. Representatives from Duquesne Light and West Penn Power will demonstrate energy-saving tips. No-waste food and beverages will be served throughout the day. More information is available on Purchasing Services’ Web site at