University of Pittsburgh
January 30, 2008

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Feb. 13-20

The following events are open to the public
Contact: 

Anthony Moore

412-624-8252

Cell: 412-715-3644

LECTURES

2/13 Joan R. Gundersen, visiting scholar within Pitt's Women's Studies Program, will deliver a lecture, titled "Making the Resistant Record Speak: Uncovering Women's Story in the Records of Hierarchical Churches," at noon, 2201 Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Women's Studies Program. For more information, contact wstudies@pitt.edu or visit www.pitt.edu/~wstudies/news.html.

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2/13 Marek Skovajsa, a professor at Charles University in the Czech Republic, will deliver a lecture, titled "The State of Civil Society Leadership in the Czech Republic," at 4:30 p.m., 3911 Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by the European Union Center of Excellence, European Studies Center, and Johnson Institute for Responsible Leadership. For more information, visit www.johnsoninstitute-gspia.org

2/14 Xiaofei Kang, assistant professor of linguistics at Carnegie Mellon University, will deliver a lecture, titled "Cooking in the Temples: Elderly Rural Women and Religious Revival in Contemporary China," at noon, 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is part of the Asia Over Lunch Lecture Series. For more information, contact Brenda Jordan at 412-648-7763 or visit www.ucis.pitt.edu/asc/news/overlunch.html

2/14 Maria Luisa Crawford, Association for Women Geoscientists Distinguished Lecturer, will deliver a lecture, titled "Tectonic Evolution of the Coastal Orogen, SE Alaska," at 3:45 p.m., 203 Thaw Hall, 3943 O'Hara St., Oakland. This event is part of the Department of Geology and Planetary Science Spring 2007 Colloquium Series. For more information, contact Emily Elliot at eelliot@pitt.edu, or visit www.geology.pitt.edu/colloquium.html.

2/15 Edith Balas, professor of art history at Carnegie Mellon University, will deliver a lecture, titled "The Mother Goddess in Italian Renaissance Art," at 4 p.m., 202 Frick Fine Arts Building, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Women's Studies Program and Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program. For more information, contact wstudies@pitt.edu or visit www.pitt.edu/~wstudies/news.html.

2/18 Edwin Floyd, professor in Pitt's Department of Classics, will deliver a lecture, titled "Ill-omened Dawn? Odyssey 19.571," at 4 p.m., 142 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Classics. For more information, contact 412-624-4493, or visit www.classics.pitt.edu/events/

2/20 Carly Woods, Pitt doctoral candidate and teaching fellow within Women's Studies, will deliver a lecture, titled "Now I Can Feel Like Myself All Month Long": Menstrual Pain as Identity-Constituting and Identity-Threatening," at noon, 2201 Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Women's Studies Program. For more information, contact wstudies@pitt.edu or visit www.pitt.edu/~wstudies/news.html.

2/20 Megan McLean, doctoral candidate within Pitt's Department of History, will deliver a lecture, titled "Squatters in Paradise: The Development of Cancun, 1970-2000," at 4 p.m., 3703 Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. For more information, visit www.pitt.edu/~pitthist/news/lectures/index.html.

FILMS

2/13 Pitt's Ford Institute for Human Security will present "Sand and Sorrow," at 7 p.m., Frick Fine Arts Building Auditorium, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. The HBO documentary narrated by George Clooney addresses the tragic aftermaths of the Darfur genocide and the complex issues associated with African refugee camps. For more information, contact Jessica Hand at 412-648-7434.

2/14 Pitt's Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies, Global Studies Program, and Film Studies Program will present "20 Fingers," part of the Reel Voices From the Middle East Film Series, at 7 p.m., Frick Fine Arts Building Auditorium, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. For more information, contact Veronica Dristas at 412-624-2918 or visit www.ucis.pitt.edu/main/events-one-month.shtml.

2/15 Pitt's Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies, Global Studies Program, and Film Studies Program will present "Under the Moonlight," part of the Reel Voices From the Middle East Film Series, at 7 p.m., Frick Fine Arts Building Auditorium, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. For more information, contact Veronica Dristas at 412-624-2918 or visit www.ucis.pitt.edu/main/events-one-month.shtml.

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