University of Pittsburgh
January 24, 2008

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Feb. 6-13

The following events are open to the public.
Contact: 

Anthony Moore

412-624-8252

Cell: 412-715-3644

LECTURES

2/6 Juan Duchesne-Winter, a professor in Pitt's Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, will deliver a lecture, titled "Profanations of Cuban Identity in José Lezama Lima," at noon, 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Center for Latin American Studies. For more information, call 412-648-7392, or visit www.ucis.pitt.edu/main/events-one-month.shtml.

2/6 Mark Courtney, a professor at the University of Washington, will deliver a lecture, titled "Building a Profession for Social Justice or Picking Up the Scraps? Whither Social Work in the 21st Century?" at noon, 2017 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is part Pitt's School of Social Work Lecture Series. For more information, contact Rosie Rinella at 412-624-6337, or visit www.socialwork.pitt.edu/about/lecture-series.php.

2/6 Elizabeth Bartman, president of the New York Society of the Archaeological Institute of America, will deliver a lecture, titled "Portraits of Barbarians in Roman Art," at 4:30 p.m., 313 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Classics and the Archaeological Institute of America, Pittsburgh Society. For more information, contact Edwin Floyd at 412-624-4483, or visit www.classics.pitt.edu/index.php.

2/6 Poet Ellen Bass will present a reading at 8:30 p.m. in the Frick Fine Arts 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, or visit www.english.pitt.edu/events/0708_pcws_schedule.html.

2/7 Mike Roman, a doctoral candidate in Pitt's Department of Anthropology, will deliver a lecture, titled "Youth Perceptions of HIV/AIDS in the Republic of Kiribati and Social Projects to Educate People About the Virus," 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.

2/7 Jason Briner, a professor of geology at the University at Buffalo, will deliver a lecture, titled "Fjords and Ice Sheet Dynamics: Lessons Learned From Applying Cosmogenic Radionuclides to the Northeastern Canadian Shield," 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.

2/8 George Lakoff, a professor of linguistics at the University of California at Berkley, will deliver a lecture, titled "The 21st Century Brain: Why It Matters for the Academic and Political Worlds," at noon, Barco Law Library, 3900 Forbes Ave., Oakland. For more information, contact George Taylor at 412-648-8134.

2/11 Siddharth Chandra, a professor in Pitt's Graduate School for Public and International Affairs, will deliver a lecture, titled "The Development of China and India: Implications for the United States," at 7 p.m., at the Winchester Thurston School, City Campus, 555 Morewood Ave., Shadyside. Registration is required. To register visit www.winchesterthurston.org. For more information, contact Maura Farrell at 412-578-7523, or visit www.winchesterthurston.org/home/news_item.asp?id=351.

2/12 Aaron Edwards, professor at the University of Ulster, will deliver a lecture, titled "Talking to Terrorists: Political Violence and Peace Process in the Contemporary World," at 1 p.m., 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of History and the Global Studies Program. For more information, contact Veronica Dristas at 412-624-2918, or visit www.ucis.pitt.edu/main/events-one-month.shtml.

EXHIBITIONS

2/6 Kuntu Repertory Theatre will sponsor a free exhibition, titled "Telling Our Stories," from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the City-County Building lobby, 414 Grant St., Downtown. The exhibition will run through Feb. 29 and will feature photographs, historical posters, costumes, set pieces, and props from past Kuntu Repertory Theatre performances. For more information, contact Mary Beth Mueller at 412-351-7702.

FILMS

2/7 Pitt's Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies, Global Studies Program, and Film Studies Program will present "Four Women of Egypt," part of the Reel Voices From the Middle East Film Series, at 7 p.m., Frick Fine Arts 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.

2/8 Pitt's Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies, Global Studies Program, and Film Studies Program will present "Mahmoud Darwich: As the Land Is the Language," part of the Reel Voices From the Middle East Film Series, at 7 p.m., Frick Fine Arts 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.

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