University of Pittsburgh
February 9, 2011

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Feb. 23-March 2

Contact:  412-624-4147

The following events are open to the public. 


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

2/24                  As part of the Pitt Asian Studies Center’s Asia Over Lunch Spring 2011 Lecture Series, Armen Bakalian, a Pitt graduate student in East Asian studies, will give a lecture titled “ ‘Edo Era Robots?!’ Karakuri-ningyo,” at noon, Room 4130, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. For more information, contact the Asian Studies Center at 412-648-7370.  


Through 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


2/25                    The Emerging Legend Series presents the Pitt student a capella choir, The Overtones, 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

3/2                      Pitt’s Department of Music presents the University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in a free concert of Rimsky Korsakov’s Sheherezade at 8 p.m., Bellefield Hall Auditorium, 315 S. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-4125 or visit 


Through 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. Monday through Friday. For more information, call 412-648-2400. 


3/2                      Pitt’s Women’s Studies Program, Cultural Studies Program, and Humanities Center and the Kelly-Strayhorn Theater copresent An Evening With Video Artist Monica Enriquez-Enriquez, a free screening of un/binded desire (Enriquez-Enriquez) and a director’s talk following the film, at 7 p.m., Kelly-Strayhorn Theater, 5941 Penn Ave., East Liberty. Registration is required. The event kicks off the SUNSTAR Music Festival. For more information, visit