University of Pittsburgh
March 1, 2016

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, March 13-19

The following events are open to the public.
Contact: 

Katie Fike

412-624-1085

THE YEAR OF THE HUMANITIES IN THE UNIVERSITY
Fences, staged reading of August Wilson’s play, 11-11:50 a.m. March 14 and 16, 125 Frick Fine Arts Building, Engaging August Wilson’s Fences, Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, Departments of Anthropology and English, and Humanities Center, www.humanities.pitt.edu

Lampedusa Beach, the first U.S. readings of Lina Prosa’s play about an African migrant woman’s death at sea, 7 p.m. March 14 (in Italian) and 15 (in English), Henry Heymann Theatre in the Stephen Foster Memorial, mediterranean [meta]geographies, Pitt Department of French and Italian Languages and Literatures, Dietrich School, Humanities Center, and European Studies Center, https://fritmedseries.wordpress.com

“Culture and Politics in Postwar Pittsburgh,” Richard Oestreicher, associate professor, Pitt Department of History, 3-4:30 p.m. March 15, 3106 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, Engaging August Wilson’s Fences, Dietrich School, Departments of Anthropology and English, and Humanities Center, www.humanities.pitt.edu 

Schenley Bridge Last Lecture Series, featuring Grant Oliphant, president, The Heinz Endowments, 7 p.m. March 16, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, Pitt Office of Residence Life, www.humanities.pitt.edu

Mindfulness Fair, fair will showcase mindfulness resources and activities available to both the campus community and the Pittsburgh region, 10 a.m. March 19, Frick Fine Arts Building, Pitt Center for Mindfulness and Consciousness Studies, www.humanities.pitt.edu 

Pitt Jazz Ensemble Big Band Festival, featuring CAPA 6-12, Upper St. Clair High School, Carnegie Mellon University, and West Virginia University, 1-4 p.m. March 19, Bellefield Hall Auditorium, Pitt Department of Music, www.music.pitt.edu

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