University of Pittsburgh
November 20, 2006

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Dec. 7-13

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

LECTURES

12/7 Susan Bachrach, a chief curator at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C., will deliver a lecture titled "Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race" at

6 p.m., Lecture Room 6, Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace St., Oakland. This free event is sponsored by Pitt's C.F. Reynolds Medical History Society, and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and For more information, contact Jonathon Erlen at

412-648-8927 or erlen@pitt.edu.

12/7 As a part of the Pitt Center for National Preparedness' Fall Seminar Series, Howie Choset, director of the Robotics Program at Carnegie Mellon University, will deliver a lecture titled "Urban Search and Rescue" at 3 p.m., Fifth Floor, Alumni Hall,

4227 Fifth Ave., Oakland. A reception will follow. For more information or to register, visit www.cnp.pitt.edu.

12/7 Zeki Sarigil, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Political Science at Pitt, will deliver a lecture titled "Europeanization of Turkey's Kurdish Issue" at 11:15 a.m., Room 4130, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. Pizza will be served. This free event is sponsored by Pitt's European Union Center for Excellence and the European Studies Center. For more information, contact Kathleen Ramcharran at 412-383-7694 or kpuccia@ucis.pitt.edu.

12/11 John Beacom, an assistant professor of physics at Ohio State University, will deliver a lecture titled "A New Fossil Record of the Universe in Supernova Neutrinos" as part of the Carnegie Mellon University-University of Pittsburgh Physics Colloquium Fall 2006 Series at 4:30 p.m., Room 7500, Wean Hall, Carnegie Mellon University, Oakland. Refreshments will be served at 4:15 p.m. For more information, visit www.phyast.pitt.edu/Events.

MUSIC

12/8 The Pitt Heinz Chapel Choir, directed by John Goldsmith, will give its remaining

12/10 holiday concerts at Heinz Chapel, Fifth and Bellefield avenues, Oakland. The Dec. 8 concert is 8 p.m., and the Dec. 10 concert is 3 p.m. General admission is $12 and student/senior admission is $6. Advance tickets are required. For more information, call 412-624-4125 or visit www.music.pitt.edu.

12/9 The Pitt Women's Choral Ensemble, directed by Lorraine A. Milovac, will give a free holiday concert at 8 p.m. at Heinz Chapel, Fifth and Bellefield avenues, Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-4125 or visit www.music.pitt.edu.

12/10 Lilly Abreu (soprano), Yee-ha Chiu (piano), and Mark Lucas (guitar), will give a free concert titled "Songs in Spanish and Portuguese" at 7 p.m. in the Frick Fine Arts Building Auditorium, Schenley Drive, Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS). For more information, contact CLAS at 412-648-7392 or clas@ucis.pitt.edu.

DANCE

12/7 Pitt's Center for Latin American Studies and Student Capoeira Club will present a free Capoeira lesson from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Fifth Floor Dance Studio, William Pitt Union, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. Registration is required. To register, e-mail Luz Amanda Villada at lavst12@ucis.pitt.edu.

OPEN HOUSE

12/8 A Women's Studies Open House will be held from noon to 1 p.m. in Room 2201, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by the Pitt Women's Studies Program. For more information, call 412-624-6485 or visit www.pitt.edu/~wstudies.

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