University of Pittsburgh
January 11, 2006

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Jan. 19-25

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


1/19 Alasdair Roberts, a professor at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and director of the Campbell Public Affairs Institute at Syracuse University, will deliver a lecture titled "Are Governments Increasingly 'Hiding' Information or Are Communications' Revolutions Ending Government Secrecy?" at 4:30 p.m., Bigelow Room, Pittsburgh Athletic Association, 4215 Fifth Ave., Oakland. A reception will follow. This event is hosted by the Johnson Institute for Responsible Leadership and the Pitt School of Information Sciences. To register, visit For more information, visit, e-mail, or call 412-648-1336.

1/19 Hsinchun Chen, McClelland Professor of Management Information Systems at the University of Arizona and founding director of the University's Artificial Intelligence Lab and Hoffman E-Commerce Lab, will give a lecture titled "Medical Informatics and Security Informatics in Digital Libraries," as part of the digital Libraries Colloquium Series at 1:30 p.m., Room 501, Information Sciences Building,

135 N. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. The event will be preceded by a Meet the Speaker Coffee at 1 p.m. For more information, visit or contact Kelly Shaffer, School of Information Sciences director of external relations, at 412-624-2677 or

1/19 Jane Feuer, a Pitt professor of English and film studies, will deliver a lecture titled "Generic 'Evolution': The Contemporary International Art Musical," at 5:30 p.m., Room 1228, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by the Pitt Film Studies Program. For more information, contact Film Studies associate director Vladimir Padunov at or Jennifer Florian, administrative assistant of Film Studies, at

1/20 Professor Emeritus Bernard R. Goldstein, former director of the Jewish Studies Program at Pitt, will deliver a lecture titled "The Philosophy of Ptolemaic Astronomy" as part of the Pitt Center for Philosophy of Science Annual Lecture Series at 3:30 p.m., Room 2500, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. For more information, visit

1/23 As part of the Pitt Center on Race and Social Problems' Reed Smith Spring 2006 Speaker Series, Harry J. Holzer, a professor of public policy and associate dean at Georgetown University's Public Policy Institute, will deliver a lecture titled "Employment Trends for Young Black Men: Causes and Policy Implications," at 1:30 p.m., Room 2017, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. Lunch will be provided. For more information, call 412-624-7382 or visit

1/24 The Pitt Center for Philosophy of Science will host a lunchtime talk by Jason Grossman, a history and philosophy of science lecturer at the University of Queensland, Australia, titled "Bias Is O.K." at 12:05 p.m., Room 817R, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. For more information, visit


1/19 As part of the Pitt Heinz Chapel Pittsburgh Artists Series, the Mike Tomaro Quintet will give a performance at 8 p.m., Heinz Memorial Chapel, Fifth and Bellefield avenues, Oakland. Admission is $12; tickets for the entire season may be purchased in advance for $50. The season, which continues through March 2006, includes performances by Daphne Alderson Feb. 14 and Robert Sutherland Lord with the Pitt Orchestra March 16. For more information, visit


1/19 As part of the ongoing exhibition of single prints from the Darlington Library's complete set of 435 original Audubon prints, Pitt's Hillman Library will display House Wren, through Jan. 30, in the Audubon Exhibition Case, Ground Floor, 3960 Forbes Ave., Oakland. Admission is free. For more information, call 412-648-7715.