University of Pittsburgh
February 2, 2011

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Feb. 16-23

Contact:  412-624-4147

The following events are open to the public.

 

LECTURES 

2/17           As part of the Pitt Asian Studies Center’s Asia Over Lunch Spring 2011 Series, Neepa Majumdar, Pitt associate professor of English, will give a lecture titled “Audible Traces: Documenting Indian Prisoners of War in World War I Europe,” at noon, Room 4130, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. For more information, contact the Asian Studies Center at 412-648-7370.  

2/23           Hazel Markus, Davis-Brack Professor in the Behavioral Sciences, and Paula Moya, associate professor of English, both from Stanford University, will deliver a presentation titled “Doing Race: 21 Essays for the 21st century,” at noon, 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 www.crsp.pitt.edu. 

EXHIBITIONS 

2/15-3/18   Pitt’s Department of the History of Art and Architecture presents Mind Space, Maximalism in Contrasts, University Art Gallery, Frick Fine Arts Building, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. For more information, call 412-648-2400. 

MUSIC 

2/18           The Emerging Legend Series presents Pittsburgh folk singer/songwriter Mike Strasser 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 www.calliopehouse.org/legends.htm. 

2/19           Pitt’s Music on the Edge series, in partnership with The Andy Warhol Museum, presents Rated X II: Jean Kopperud, clarinet, and Tom Kolor, percussion, at 8 p.m., The Andy Warhol Museum, 117 Sandusky St., North Shore. The concert features premieres of five pieces. Tickets may be purchased in advance from ProArtsTickets at 412-394-3353 or www.proartstickets.org—$15 general admission, $10 non-Pitt students and seniors. At the door, tickets are $20 and $15, respectively. For more information, call 412-624-4125 or visit http://www.music.pitt.edu/events. 

THEATER 

2/17-2/27   Pitt Repertory Theatre presents Churchill in Short(s)? three rare one-act plays by Caryl Churchill, Henry Heymann 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 www.play.pitt.edu. 

FILM 

2/16             Pitt’s Women’s Studies Program will present Happy Together (Kar Wai Wong, 1997) at 7:45 p.m., 2201 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. The free public screening is part of the Spring 2011 Contemporary Queer Cinemas public film series. For more information, call 412-624-6485 or visit www.wstudies.pitt.edu

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