University of Pittsburgh
January 13, 2015

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Jan. 18-31

The following events are open to the public.
Contact: 

Katie Fike

412-624-1085

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.
National Day of Service, students partake in service throughout the community, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 19, Pittsburgh-area communities, www.studentaffairs.pitt.edu/pittserves

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. Candlelight Vigil, members of Alpha Phi Alpha Inc. honor the memory of their fellow brother, Martin Luther King Jr., 7:06 p.m. Jan. 19, Cathedral of Learning steps, www.studentaffairs.pitt.edu/mlk

Equipoise Unity Brunch, inspiring music and reflections from members of Equipoise and presentation of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “Creating A Just Community” Award, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 23, William Pitt Union Assembly Room, www.studentaffairs.pitt.edu/mlk

March for Justice, Black Action Society and student leaders march through the streets of Oakland and reflect on how to build a just community, 6 p.m. Jan. 23, William Pitt Union Ballroom, www.studentaffairs.pitt.edu/mlk

EXHIBITION
Studio Arts Summer 2014 Creative Research Exhibition: Wyoming Field Study, exhibition of artwork created by students participating in the Summer 2014 Studio Arts Field Study in Wyoming, through Feb. 6, University Art Gallery, Frick Fine Arts Building, Department of Studio Arts, www.studioarts.pitt.edu

THEATRE
God Committee, the heart transplant selection committee at St. Patrick’s Hospital must decide in minutes which of three patients will receive an available heart, Jan. 28-Feb. 1, Studio Theatre in the basement of the Cathedral of Learning, www.play.pitt.edu

LECTURES
“Dear Madam High Representative: Tasks for EU Foreign Policy,” part of Conversations on Europe, a virtual roundtable series hosted by Pitt's European Union Center of Excellence and European Studies Center, noon-1:30 p.m. Jan. 20, 4217 Posvar Hall, www.ucis.pitt.edu/euce/

“‘Try On the Outfit and Just See How It Works’: The Psychocultural Responses of Disconnected Black Youth to Work,” Orlando Patterson, John Cowles Professor of Sociology, Harvard University, part of the Center on Race and Social Problems Reed Smith Spring 2015 Speaker Series, noon-1:30 p.m. Jan. 21, 2017 Cathedral of Learning, www.crsp.pitt.edu

“Original flesh: what did extinct humans really look like?” Elisabeth Daynès, director and founder, Atelier Daynès, Paris; 8 p.m. Jan. 26; Frick Fine Arts Auditorium; Race, Sex, and Human Evolution three-part lecture series; www.honorscollege.pitt.edu/race-sex-human-evolution-daynes

“Noble Wounds and the Surgeon King: Mediated Embodiments in Early Modern France”; Chloé Hogg, assistant professor of French; 4:30-5:30 p.m. Jan. 29; 402 Cathedral of Learning; Gender, Sexuality, and Women’s Studies Program; www.wstudies.pitt.edu

BOOK DISCUSSION
Poets Joshua Marie Wilkinson and Jen Bervin, 8:30 p.m. Jan. 29, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series, http://pghwriterseries.wordpress.com/

WRITERS’ CAFÉ
“Looking Through the Lens: Point of View,” Ellen Smith (poetry) and Suzanne Heagy (fiction), 3 p.m. Jan. 30, Writing Center, 317B O’Hara Student Center, 4024 O’Hara St., www.writingcenter.pitt.edu