University of Pittsburgh
February 16, 2016

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Feb. 28-March 5

The following events are open to the public.
Contact: 

Katie Fike

412-624-4147

THE YEAR OF THE HUMANITIES IN THE UNIVERSITY
“Our Present Contemporaneity: Divisive Difference and the Emergent Commons,” Terry Smith, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Contemporary Art History and Theory, Pitt Department of History of Art and Architecture, 6 p.m. Feb. 29, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, Department of History of Art and Architecture, Global Studies Center, and Humanities Center, www.humanities.pitt.edu

“Queer/Asian Filipinos in Oregon: A Trans*Colonial Approach,” Kale Fajardo, associate professor of American studies and Asian American studies, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 29, 602 Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Program, http://gsws.pitt.edu

“Beyond the University: Why Liberal Education Matters,” Michael S. Roth, president, Wesleyan University, 7 p.m. March 2, University Club, Ballroom B, 123 University Pl., Oakland, College of General Studies, Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, and Humanities Center, www.humanities.pitt.edu

STAGED READING
The Ground on Which I Stand, Chris Collier, a recent graduate of Pitt’s Department of Theatre Arts, will read one of August Wilson’s most famous speeches, 4-5 p.m. Feb. 29, Hillman Library, Thornburgh Room, Pitt’s K. Leroy Irvis Black History Month

MUSIC
Pitt’s Symphony Orchestra and Geri Allen Perform Mary Lou Williams, Pitt’s Director of Jazz Studies Geri Allen will join the symphony orchestra as soloist on Mary Lou Williams’ Zodiac Suite, 8 p.m. March 2, Bellefield Hall Auditorium, Pitt Department of Music, www.music.pitt.edu

Music on the Edge: New Morse Code and Jamie Jordan, cello/percussion duo New Morse Code will share a program with vocalist Jamie Jordan, 8 p.m. March 5, The Andy Warhol Museum, 117 Sandusky St., North Side, Pitt Department of Music, www.music.pitt.edu

THEATRE
Rhinoceros, average citizens are transformed into beasts, as they learn to move with the times, 2 p.m. Feb. 28, Studio Theatre in the basement of the Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh Stages, www.play.pitt.edu 

EXHIBITION
Erroll Garner Exhibition, display features materials from the Erroll Garner Archive, which was donated to Pitt’s University Library System in 2015, during February, William Pitt Union, Pitt’s K. Leroy Irvis Black History Month

EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR
“Music Therapy and its Benefits on People with Alzheimer’s Disease,” 8:30-10 a.m. March 2, 2017 Cathedral of Learning, Pitt School of Social Work, RSVP to abr41@pitt.edu

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