University of Pittsburgh
February 17, 2015

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, March 1-7

The following events are open to the public.
Contact: 

Katie Fike

412-624-1085

PANEL DISCUSSION
“A Half-Century of Struggle and Success: A Civil Rights Retrospective,” an opening talk by Vernon E. Jordan Jr., former president of the National Urban League, followed by a panel discussion moderated by David Shribman, executive editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 7:30 p.m. March 2, seventh-floor auditorium, Alumni Hall, University Honors College, reserve a seat at www.honorscollege.pitt.edu/civil-rights-retrospective

MUSIC
Beyond: Microtonal Music Festival, 6-10 p.m. March 1, The Andy Warhol Museum, cosponsored by Pitt's Music on the Edge Series, www.music.pitt.edu/events/beyond-microtonal-music-festival140827

CONFERENCE
Mental Health in Japan, eight international experts analyze the changes in mental health care in Japan, 8:45 a.m.-5 p.m. March 6-7, Pittsburgh Athletic Association, 4215 Fifth Ave., Oakland, Pitt's University Center for International Studies and the Toshiba International Foundation, e-mail lyk12@pitt.edu with name and affiliation to register.

EXHIBITION
Get to The Point! an exhibition of early drawings, paintings, postcards, engravings, maps, and photographs from the University of Pittsburgh Library System Archives Service Center that document the history of the Point and Point State Park, through April 25, ground floor of Hillman Library, http://digital.library.pitt.edu/pittsburgh/exhibits/thepoint/

LECTURE
“Race and the bio-politics of human ancestry,” Jonathan Marks, professor, Department of Anthropology, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 8 p.m. March 2, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, Race, Sex, and Human Evolution three-part lecture series, www.honorscollege.pitt.edu/jonathan_marks_lecture