University of Pittsburgh
February 11, 2010

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Feb. 24-March 3

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

LECTURES

2/24 Colleen Jankovic, a doctoral candidate in Pitt's Department of English and Women's Studies Program, will deliver a lecture titled "Queering Terror: Visualizing Sexuality and Nationalism in Israeli and Palestinian Cinema," at noon, 2201 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Women's Studies Program. For more information, visitwww.wstudies.pitt.edu/events/queering-terror-visualizing-sexuality-and-nationalism-israeli-and-palestinian-cinema.

2/25 Yexia Zhang, a Heinz Fellow in Pitt's University Center for International Studies, will deliver a lecture titled "Children's Birth Registration in China: Practice, Problems, and Policies," at noon, 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is part of the Asia Over Lunch Lecture Series and is sponsored by Pitt's Asian Studies Center. For more information, contact Jennifer Murawski at jennm@pitt.edu.

2/25 Seth Cohen, a professor in the University of San Diego's Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, will deliver a lecture titled "Manipulating MOFs by Postsynthetic Modification," at 2:30 p.m., 102 Thaw Hall, 3943 O'Hara St., Oakland. For more information, visit www.chem.pitt.edu/p.php?pid=116&year=2010&term=spring.

2/25 Ben Cravatt, a researcher in the Scripps Research Institute's Department of Chemical Physiology, will deliver a lecture titled "Activity-based Proteomics: Applications for Enzyme and Inhibitor Discovery," at 4 p.m., 157 Benedum Hall, 3700 O'Hara St., Oakland. For more information, visit www.chem.pitt.edu/p.php?pid=116&year=2010&term=spring.

3/3 Kirsten Fudeman, a professor in Pitt's Department of French and Italian Languages and Literatures, will deliver a lecture titled "Medieval Hebrew-French Wedding Songs: Expressions of Identity," at noon, 2628 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Religious Studies. For more information, visit www.religiousstudies.pitt.edu/events/.

3/3 Peter Kornbluh, a senior analyst at the National Security Archive, will deliver a lecture titled "Talking With Fidel: The Secret History of U.S.-Cuba Relations," at noon, 3703 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of History. For more information, contact Steven Hirsh at sjh3@pitt.edu.

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