University of Pittsburgh
February 4, 2009

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Feb.18-25

The following events are open to the public.
Contact: 

Anthony Moore

412-624-8252

Cell: 412-715-3644

EXHIBITION

2/18 "Free At Last? Slavery in Pittsburgh in the 18th and 19th Centuries," an exhibition by the University of Pittsburgh, is being presented at the Senator John Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman St., Strip District. The exhibition runs daily from

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through April 5. For more information, visit www.pitt.edu/news/free-at-last/.

LECTURES

2/18 Christian Frenopoulo, a biomedical healthcare researcher, will deliver a lecture titled "Healthcare for Indigenous Peoples in the Amazon" at noon, 4217 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. The event is part of the Brown Bag series sponsored by Pitt's Global Studies Program. For more information, contact Veronica Dristas at 412-624-2918 or dristas@pitt.edu.

2/18 Billy Kee Long So, a professor in the Chinese University of Hong Kong's Department of History, will deliver a lecture titled "Republican Beijing: Urban Cultural Change in GIS Perspective" at 3 p.m., 4217 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. The event is sponsored by the Asian Studies Center within Pitt's University Center for International Studies. For more information, contact Katy Carlitz at kcarlitz@pitt.edu.

2/18 Sara Goodkind, a professor in Pitt's School of Social Work, will deliver a lecture titled "A Feminist Profession? Teaching Feminist Theory and Practice in Social Work" at noon, 2201 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. The event is sponsored by Pitt's Women's Studies Program. For more information, contact wstudies@pitt.edu or visit www.wstudies.pitt.edu/news.html.

2/19 Seung-Hwan Shin, a graduate student in Pitt's Department of English, will deliver a lecture titled "Tale of Two Koreas: Division System, Semi-Sovereignty and Broken Subjectivity in 'Shiri' and 'JSA'" at noon, 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. The event is part of the Asia Over Lunch Lecture Series. For more information, contact Jennifer Murawski at 412-383-3062 or jennm@pitt.edu.

2/19 Joel Starr, an exploration geophysist with Equitable Production, will deliver a lecture titled "Problems That Still Need to be Solved in Exploration Geophysics," at 4 p.m., 11 Thaw Hall, 3943 O'Hara St., Oakland. The event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Geology and Planetary Science. For more information, visit www.geology.pitt.edu/colloquium.html.

2/19 Zarema Mukusheva, an H.J. Heinz Company Foundation fellow, will deliver a lecture titled "Image of War in Chechnya" at 6 p.m., 113 Barco Law Building, 3900 Forbes Ave., Oakland. The event is part of the Global Issues Lecture Series. For more information, contact Veronica Dristas at 412-624-2918 or dristas@pitt.edu.

2/20 David L. George-Shongo Jr., Seneca Nation Archivist and a member of the Society of American Archivists Native American Archives Round Table, will deliver a lecture titled "The Protocols for Native American Archival Materials and the Future of Archival Work" at 11 a.m., 501 Information Sciences Building, 135 N. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. The event is part of the Archival Agitators and Advocates Lecture Series. For more information, visit www.ischool.pitt.edu/colloquia/aaa/index.php.

2/20 Jason R. Baron, director of litigation at the National Archives and Records Administration, will deliver a lecture titled "What Do I Do With A Billion E-mails? The TREC Legal Track and the Future of Information Retrieval in E-Discovery" at 2 p.m., 501 Information Sciences Building, 135 N. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. The event is part of the Digital Libraries and Cyberscholarship Colloquium Series. For more information, visit www.ischool.pitt.edu/colloquia/digital-librariesseries.php.

2/24 Julie Draskoczy, a graduate student in Pitt's Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, will deliver a lecture titled "Life and Death in Soviet Prison Camps" at 8 p.m., Sutherland Hall Lounge, 3725 Sutherland Dr., Oakland. The event is sponsored by Pitt's Global Studies Program, Center for Russian and East European Studies, and the International Studies Living Learning Community. For more information, contact Veronica Dristas at 412-624-2918 or dristas@pitt.edu.

2/25 Kyle Stevens, a graduate student in Pitt's Department of English, will deliver a lecture titled "Carnal Knowledge: Emotion, the Face, and the Crisis of Male 'Performance'" at noon, 2201 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. The event is sponsored by Pitt's Women's Studies Program. For more information, contact wstudies@pitt.edu or visit www.wstudies.pitt.edu/news.html.

2/25 Martin Aurand, senior librarian and archivist in Carnegie Mellon University's Libraries' Arts and Special Collections Department, will deliver a lecture titled "The Spectator and the Topographical City" at 11 a.m., 501 Information Sciences Building, 135 N. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. This lecture is part of the Publishing Pittsburgh Pictures Lecture Series. For more information, visit www.ischool.pitt.edu/colloquia/ppp/index.php.

2/25 Maurine Greenwald, a professor in Pitt's Department of History, will deliver a lecture titled "Mad Men/Mad Women: Gender, Race, and U.S. Advertising Since 1950" at 4 p.m., 3703 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. The event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of History. For more information, visit www.pitt.edu/~pitthist/news/lectures/index.html.

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