University of Pittsburgh
February 2, 2005

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Feb. 17-23

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

LECTURE

2/17 Rigoberto Hernandez, an assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry at Georgia Institute of Technology, will deliver a lecture titled "Simple Models for Biological Processes and Material Properties," at 4 p.m., Room 12B, Chevron Science Center, 219 Parkman Ave., Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-8200.

2/17 Annette Dula, a research associate of Women's Studies at the University of Colorado and a visiting scholar at Pitt's Center for Bioethics and Health Law, will deliver a lecture titled "White Washing Health Disparities: Myths, Lies, and Misconceptions," at noon, second-floor auditorium, Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic, 3811 O'Hara St., Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-2100.

2/17 Pitt's Office of International Services will host an Intercultural Bag Lunch at noon in Dining Room B, William Pitt Union, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-7120 or visit www.ois.pitt.edu.

2/18 Agora, an organization of Pitt's Graduate School of Public and International Affairs dedicated to furthering opportunities for academic and professional development, will sponsor Pitt's 10th-annual graduate student conference, titled "Transcending Boundaries: Encompassing the Global Workforce." Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Labor William Clatanoff will deliver the keynote address at noon, Feb. 18, at the Pittsburgh Athletic Association, Fifth Avenue and Bigelow Boulevard, Oakland. Panel discussions will follow at 2:15 p.m.; the conference will continue Feb. 19 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with student presentations and roundtable discussions. All of the events (with the exception of the keynote address) will take place in Room 2500, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. Admission is $5 for students; general admission is $10. For more information or to register, visit www.pitt.edu/~sorc/agora.

2/18 Pitt professor of history Irina Livezeanu will deliver a lecture titled "Mircea Eliade, the History of Religions, and the 'Provincialization of Europe,'" as part of Pitt's Department of Religious Studies 2005 Spring Colloquium, at noon, Room 2628, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. For more information, e-mail Pitt assistant professor and director of undergraduate religious studies Adam Shear at ashear@pitt.edu.

2/18 As part of Pitt's Department of Mathematics 2005 Colloquium, Amitabha Bose, an associate professor of mathematical sciences at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, will deliver a lecture titled "Hypergeometric Functions and Representation Theory," at 4 p.m., Room 704, Thackeray Hall, 139 University Place, Oakland. For more information, e-mail Pitt Professor William Layton at wjl@pitt.edu.

2/21 The Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series will present an Evening Reading by poets Eric Pankey and Jennifer Atkinson, at 8:30 p.m., Room 501, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. For more information, call Pitt's Department of English at 412-624-6506 or visit www.english.pitt.edu/events/pcws_schedule.html.

2/23 Art Ellis, the division director of chemistry at the National Science Foundation, will deliver a lecture titled "Advancing the Chemical Sciences through Partnerships with the National Science Foundation," at 5:30 p.m., Room 12B, Chevron Science Center, 219 Parkman Ave., Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-8200.

2/23 Kate Colligan, an archivist at Pitt's Archival Service Center, will host a lecture and brown bag lunch titled "Gender Research in the Archive: Navigating Sources," as part of Pitt's Women's Studies 2005 Speaker Series, at noon, Room 2500, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-6485 or visit www.pitt.edu/~wstudies.

MUSIC

2/19 Pitt's Department of Music presents pianist Geoffrey Burleson as part of its Music on the Edge Series, at 8 p.m., Bellefield Hall Auditorium, 315 S. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. For ticket information, call ProArts Ticket Service at 412-394-3353 or visit www.proartstickets.org.

2/20 As part of the Heinz Chapel Organ Concert Series, Frederick L. Schell will give a free performance at 3 p.m. in Heinz Memorial Chapel, Fifth and Bellefield avenues, Oakland. The event is part of the chapel's larger Trio of Concerts Series. General information about the concert series can be found at www.discover.pitt.edu/chapel.

2/21 Pitt's Department of Music presents "Music Monday," featuring performances by Pitt students, at 8 p.m., Bellefield Hall Auditorium, 315 S. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. Admission is free. For more information, call 412-624-4125 or visit www.pitt.edu/~concerts.

THEATER

2/17 Pitt Repertory Theatre presents Rashomon, from the screenplay by Ryunosuke Akutagawa, adapted by Faye and Michael Kanin, and directed by Yukihiro Goto, in the Charity Randall Theatre, Stephen Foster Memorial, Forbes and Bigelow avenues, Oakland. Opening Night is Feb. 17 at 8 p.m. Performances will take place every day (except Feb. 21) at 8 p.m., through Feb. 27. Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m., and a special Shakespeare-in-the-Schools matinee will be held at 2 p.m. Feb. 24. Admission is $25, which comprises the "Sundays in Japan" package: a dual admission to the play and the Carnegie Museum of Art, including the James B. Austin collection. For more ticket information, call 412-624-7529 or visit www.pitt.edu/~play.

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