University of Pittsburgh
March 8, 2006

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, March 16-22

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

LECTURES

3/16 As part of the Pitt Asian Studies Center's Asia Over Lunch Spring 2006 Series, Jyoti Vidhani, visiting Heinz Fellow in the Pitt's University Center for International Studies, will give a lecture, titled "Nothing About Us Without Us: Disability Culture in Developing Countries-An Indian Perspective," at noon, Room 4130, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. A light lunch is provided; take your own drink. For more information, contact the Asian Studies Center at 412-648-7370.

The Center for National Preparedness at the University of Pittsburgh presents "Strategies for the Automatic Detection of Anomalous Behavior" by Kevin Murphy, a psychology professor at Pennsylvania State University, from 3-4 p.m. March 16, Fifth Floor, Alumni Hall, 4227 Fifth Ave., Oakland. For more information, contact Kelly Shaffer at 412-624-2677 or kshaffer@mail.sis.pitt.edu. For more information about the seminar series and the Center for National Preparedness, visit www.cnp.pitt.edu.

3/17 Peng Ning, an assistant professor of computer science engineering at North Carolina State University, will deliver a lecture, titled "Attack-Resistant Location Estimation in Wireless Sensor Networks," at 2 p.m., Room 404, Information Sciences Building, 135 Bellefield Ave, Oakland. This event is part of the Pitt School of Information Sciences Laboratory of Education and Research on Security Assured Information Systems Seminar. For more information, contact Kelly Shaffer at 412-624-2677 or kshaffer@mail.sis.pitt.edu.

MUSIC

3/16 A performance by organist Robert Sutherland Lord, Pitt professor emeritus of music, and the Pitt Orchestra, conducted by Roger Zahab, will conclude the Pitt Heinz Chapel Pittsburgh Artists Series at 8 p.m. in Heinz Memorial Chapel, Fifth and Bellefield avenues, Oakland. Admission is $12. For more information, visit www.discover.pitt.edu/chapel.

3/18 The marimba duo DoublePlay will perform as part of the Pitt Department of Music's Music on the Edge Series at 8 p.m., Bellefield Hall Auditorium, 315 S. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. Admission for students with a valid Pitt ID is free. Tickets may be purchased in advance at a discounted price through ProArts Tickets, 412-394-3353 or www.proartstickets.org, or for full price at the door. For more information, call 412-624-4125 or visit www.pitt.edu/~concerts.

3/19 As part of the Heinz Chapel Organ Concert Series, Cynthia Pock will give a free performance at 3 p.m. in Heinz Memorial Chapel, Fifth and Bellefield avenues, Oakland. General information about the concert series can be found at www.discover.pitt.edu/chapel.

3/20 The Pitt Department of Music will present a free concert, titled "Music Monday," at

8 p.m., Bellefield Auditorium, 315 S. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-4125 or visit www.pitt.edu/~concerts.

FILM

3/21 The Pitt School of Social Work's Center on Race and Social Problems will present a free screening of the documentary film Frontline: The O. J. Verdict (2005), produced by Ofra Bikel, from noon to 2 p.m., Room 2017, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. Following the screening, Janet Schofield, a Pitt professor of psychology and a senior scientist at the University's Learning Research and Development Center, will facilitate an audience discussion. Light refreshments will be provided. For more information, visit www.crsp.pitt.edu.

DANCE

3/18 The Pitt Department of Music will offer an Indonesian Dance Class from noon to 2 p.m. every Saturday through April 15, Second Floor, Bellefield Hall, 315 S. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. A $5 donation per class is appreciated. For more information, contact Andrew Weintraub at 412-624-4184 or anwein@pitt.edu.

BOOKS

3/22 A book launch party for Winter's Tales: Reflections on the Novelistic Stage (University of Delaware Press, 2005) by Kathleen George, a professor in the Pitt Department of Theatre Arts, will take place at the University of Pittsburgh Book Center, 4000 Fifth Ave., from 4:30 to 6 p.m. March 22. Admission is free and refreshments will be served. For details and to R.S.V.P., call 412-648-1453.

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