University of Pittsburgh
January 10, 2008

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Jan. 23-29

The following events are open to the public.
Contact: 

Anthony Moore

412-624-8252

Cell: 412-715-3644

LECTURES

1/23Aya Okada, a student in Pitt's Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, will deliver a lecture, titled "Advocacy in Japan: The Challenge of Development NGOs," at noon, 4217 Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Global Studies Program. For more information, contact Veronica Dristas at 412-624-2918 or dristas@pitt.edu.

1/24The Global Studies Program will host a panel discussion, titled "Universal

Declaration of Human Rights: Does That Include Women Too?" at 6 p.m., 4130

Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is part of the Global Issues Lecture Series. For more information, contact Veronica Dristas at 412-624-2918 or dristas@pitt.edu.

1/24Amy Landis, professor in Pitt's Department of Civil Engineering, will deliver a lecture, titled "The Environment Impacts and Tradeoffs of Biofuels," 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.

1/24Nancy Guy, associate professor of music at the University of California at San

Diego, will deliver a lecture, titled "Farewell to Rational Actors: Music, Emotion, and Social Movement in Taiwan," at noon, 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is part of the Asia Over Lunch Lecture Series. For more information, contact the Asian Studies Center at 412-648-7370.

1/25The Global Studies Program will host its monthly "Hot Topics Over Coffee," reception at 3 p.m., 4100 Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. For more information, contact Veronica Dristas at 412-624-2918 or dristas@pitt.edu.

1/25Nancy Guy, associate professor of music at the University of California at San Diego, will deliver a lecture, titled "Flowing Down Taiwan's Tamsui River: Towards an Ecomusicology of the Environmental Imagination," at 4 p.m., 132 Music Building, 4337 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Music and the Asian Studies Center. For more information, call 412-624-4126.

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