University of Pittsburgh
February 2, 2016

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Feb. 14-20

The following events are open to the public.
Contact: 

Katie Fike

412-624-4147

FILM SCREENING
Wylie Avenue Days, documentary explores life in the Hill District throughout the 1930s and 1940s, including its jazz clubs, Negro League baseball teams, family businesses, and social life, 3-5 p.m. Feb. 18, Hillman Library, Thornburgh Room, Pitt’s K. Leroy Irvis Black History Month 

TOUR
“Hallowed Grounds” Tour, free public 90-minute tour highlights a number of African American “firsts” that occurred on campus, 11:45 a.m. Feb. 15, tour convenes in Cathedral of Learning Commons Room, Pitt’s K. Leroy Irvis Black History Month, wdonehue@pitt.edu 

EXHIBITION
Erroll Garner Exhibition, display will feature materials from the Erroll Garner Archive, which was donated to Pitt’s University Library System in 2015, during February, William Pitt Union, Pitt’s K. Leroy Irvis Black History Month

LECTURES
“Reception and Appropriations of Versailles and French Formal Gardens in the 20th and 21st Centuries,” Georges Farhat, associate professor, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, University of Toronto, 6 p.m. Feb. 15, Carnegie Museum of Art Theater, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, Versailles: Space, Power, Memory lecture series, Pitt Architectural Studies Program, Department of French and Italian Languages and Literatures, and Carnegie Museum of Art, www.arch.pitt.edu

“The Provocative Erroll Garner,” Robin D.G. Kelley, Gary B. Nash Endowed Chair in United States History, UCLA, 7 p.m. Feb. 17, University Club, Ballroom A, 123 University Pl., Oakland, Pitt’s K. Leroy Irvis Black History Month

“Career Porn: Blogging and the Good Life,” Gabriella Lukacs, associate professor, Pitt Department of Anthropology, and faculty fellow, Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Program, 4-5:30 p.m. Feb. 18, 401 Cathedral of Learning, Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Program, http://gsws.pitt.edu

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