University of Pittsburgh
February 6, 2008

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Feb. 20-27

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

LECTURES

2/20 Carly Woods, a doctoral candidate and teaching fellow in Pitt's Women's Studies Program, 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, a doctoral candidate in 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.

2/21 Yasuhiro Shirai, a professor in Pitt's Department of Linguistics, will deliver a lecture, titled "Is Resultative Meaning More Difficult Than Progressive Meaning in the Acquisition of the Imperfective Aspect -te i-ru in Japanese?" 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.

2/21 Xu Liang, a professor in Pitt's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, will deliver a lecture, titled "Spatial Properties of Soil Moisture and Data Assimilation," 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.

2/21 Joshua Kivuva, a consultant specializing in Refugee Affairs, will deliver a lecture, titled "The Crisis in Kenya: Post-Election Violence, Politics, and Ethnicity," at 5 p.m., 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by the African Studies Program. For more information, contact Macrina Lelei at 412-648-2058 or e-mail macrina@pitt.edu.

2/22 Pierre Destree, a professor of philosophy at the Université Catholique de Louvain and a visiting professor at the University of Maryland, will deliver a lecture, titled "Aristotle on the Pleasures of Tragedy," at 3:30 p.m., 244 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by the Department of Classics. For more information, visit www.classics.pitt.edu/index.php.

2/23 Hamid Naficy, the John Evans Chair of Communications in the Department of Radio/TV/Film at Northwestern University, will deliver a lecture, titled "Accented Cinema and Multiplexity," at 2 p.m., 232 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's European Studies Center, European Union Center of Excellence. For more information, contact Randall Halle at randall.halle@gmail.com.

2/23 Kate Brown, a professor at the University of Maryland, will deliver a lecture, titled "Where Historians Fear to Tread: History and Memory in the Chernobyl Zone of Alienation," at 5:30 p.m., Frick Fine Arts Building Auditorium, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Center for Russian and East European Studies and the Graduate Student Organization for the Study of Europe and Central Asia (GOSECA). For more information, contact James Johnson at gosecaconference@yahoo.com or visit www.pitt.edu/~sorc/goseca/GOSECA2008/.

2/26 Thomas Schott, a professor in the Department of Entrepreneurship and Relationship Management at the University of Southern Denmark, will deliver a lecture, titled "Entrepreneurship in Europe and the United States," at noon, 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's European Union Center of Excellence, European Studies Center. For more information, contact Thomas Allen at 412-624-5404 or visit www.ucis.pitt.edu/euce/euce.html.

2/27 Pat K. Chew, a professor in Pitt's School of Law, will deliver a lecture, titled "Subtly Sexist Language," 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.

2/27 Philip Gourevitch, editor of The Paris Review, will present a literary reading at 8:30 p.m., Frick Fine Arts Building Auditorium, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. This event is part of the Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series. For more information contact Jeff Oaks at oaks@pitt.edu.

FILMS

2/21 Pitt's Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies, Global Studies Program, and Film Studies Program will present Turtles Can Fly 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.

2/21 Pitt's Women's Studies Program will present Searching for Angela Shelton, part of the Women's Studies Film Series, at 7:30 p.m., G324 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. For more information, contact wstudies@pitt.edu or visit www.pitt.edu/~wstudies/news.html.

2/22 Pitt's Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies, Global Studies Program, and Film Studies Program will present Forget Baghdad, 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.

EXHIBITION

2/23 The Black Action Society will sponsor The Black Arts Expo, at 4 p.m., William Pitt Union, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. For more information, call 412-648-7880.

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