University of Pittsburgh
March 6, 2008

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Mar. 19-26

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

LECTURES

3/19 Timothy Kelly, a professor in St. Vincent College's Department of History, will deliver a lecture, titled "From Deference to Democracy: Catholics Transform Their Faith in the Mid-20th Century," at noon, 2628 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. For more information, contact www.religiousstudies.pitt.edu/events/.

3/19 Deborah Gould, a professor in Pitt's Department of Sociology, will deliver a lecture, titled "Affecting the Political: Assessing the Emotional Turn in the Study of Social Movements," at noon, 2431 Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Sociology and the Workshop on Power, Resistance, and Social Change. For more information, visit www.sociology.pitt.edu/about/events.php.

3/19 Devah Pager, a professor in Princeton University's Department of Sociology, will deliver a lecture, titled "Race at Work: Discrimination Against Black and Latino Job Seekers," at 1:30 p.m., 2017 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Center on Race and Social Problems. For more information, contact 412-624-7382.

3/19 Patricia Wiberg, a professor in the University of Virginia's Department of Environmental Sciences, will deliver a lecture, titled "Formation and Preservation of Event-Scale Stratigraphy in the Coastal Ocean," 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.

3/19 Thuy Bui, medical director in the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, will deliver a lecture, titled "Brain Drain: A Search for Equitable Global Solutions," at 4 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 visit www.ucis.pitt.edu/main/events-one-month.shtml.

3/20 Yujie Li, a Heinz Fellow in Pitt's Global Studies Center, will deliver a lecture, titled "China's Petition Issues and Its Institutional Origins," 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.

3/20 Durante Rapacciuolo, a European Union Fellow in Pitt's European Union Center of Excellence and European Studies Center, will deliver a lecture, titled "The Relevance of Homeland Security Issues in the EU-US Relationship," at noon, 4217 Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. For more information, contact Karen Lautanen at 412-648-8517 or visit www.ucis.pitt.edu/euce/euce.html.

3/20 Linda Morrison, the author of "Talking Back to Psychiatry: The Psychiatric Consumer/Survivor/ Ex-Patient Movement" (Routledge 2005), will deliver a lecture, titled "Claims, Counter-Claims and Choreography: Competing Narratives in the Mental Health Movements," at noon, 2431 Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Sociology. For more information, visit www.sociology.pitt.edu/about/events.php.

3/21 Cathy Day, a professor in Pitt's Department of English, will present a literary reading of her latest book "Comeback Season: How I Learned to Play the Game of Love" (Free Press, 2008), at 7 p.m., at the Joseph Beth Booksellers, 2705 E. Carson St., Southside. For more information, contact Nicole Wolinsky at 412-624-6508.

3/21 Jana Adamitis, a professor in Christopher Newport University's Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures, will deliver a lecture, titled "Animae dimidium meae: Vergil and Horace," at 4 p.m., 244A Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Classics. For more information, visit www.classics.pitt.edu/events/.

3/25 Joshua Cohen, author of "Aleph-Bet: An Alphabet for the Perplexed" (Six Gallery Press, 2007), will present a literary reading of his latest book "A Heaven of Others" (Starcherone Books, 2008), at 7:30 p.m., Kiva Han Café, 420 S. Craig St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Cultural Studies Program. For more information, contact Karen Lillis at 412-624-7232.

EXHIBITION

3/19 Pitt's Women's Studies Program will present the photo exhibition "Century Project" in the Kimbo Gallery, William Pitt Union, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. The exhibition will run through March 20. For more information, visit www.pitt.edu/~wstudies/news.html.

FILM

3/20 Pitt's Center for Latin American Studies will present Cama Adentro, at 8:30 p.m., Frick Fine Arts Building Auditorium, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. This event is part of the Amigos del Cine Latinoamericano Film Series - New Millennium. For more information, contact amigoscinelatinoamericano08@gmail.com or visit amigosdelcinelatinoamericano2008.blogspot.com.

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