University of Pittsburgh
March 4, 2010

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, March 17-2

The following events are open to the public.
Contact: 

Anthony Moore

412-624-8252

Cell: 412-715-3644

EXHIBITION

3/18 "Our Lives, Our Space: Views of Women in a Red-light District, Korea," photography exhibition sponsored by Pitt's School of Arts and Sciences, Departments of Anthropology and the History of Art and Architecture, Asian Studies Center, and Women's Studies Program, is being presented in the Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. The exhibition runs daily through March 23. For more information, call 412-624-6485.

LECTURES

3/17 Pat K. Chew, a professor in Pitt's School of Law, will deliver a lecture titled "Does the Judge's Gender Make a Difference," at noon, 2201 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Women's Studies Program. For more information, visit www.wstudies.pitt.edu/.

3/18 Eun-Kyung Lee, a doctoral candidate in Pitt's Department of Education, will deliver a lecture titled "Effect of Higher Education on the Economic Growth in East Asian Countries," at noon, 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is part of the Asia Over Lunch Lecture Series and is sponsored by Pitt's Asian Studies Center. For more information, contact Jennifer Murawski at jennm@pitt.edu.

3/18 Etienne Balibar, Distinguished Professor of French and Italian and Comparative Literature at the University of California at Irvine, will deliver a lecture titled "Crime and Madness: A Dubious Abnormality," at 12:30 p.m., 602 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's European Studies Center, European Union Center of Excellence, and Humanities Center. For more information, visit www.humcenter.pitt.edu/events/announcements.php.

3/18 Sealing Cheng, Henry Luce Chair in Wellesley College's Department of Women's and Gender Studies, will deliver the opening lecture for the photography exhibition "Our Lives, Our Space: Views of Women in a Red-light District, Korea," at 4 p.m., Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's School of Arts and Sciences, Departments of Anthropology and the History of Art and Architecture, Asian Studies Center, and Women's Studies Program. For more information, call

412-624-6485.

3/18 Sherie Edenborn, a professor in Chatham University's science department, will deliver a lecture titled "DIRT+LIFE=SOIL: Linking Microbial Biodiversity to Soil Structure and Function," at 4 p.m., Room 11, Thaw Hall, 3943 O' Hara St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Geology and Planetary Science. For more information, visit www.geology.pitt.edu/about/colloquia.html.

3/18 M.V. Lee Badgett, director of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst's Center for Public Policy and Administration, will deliver a lecture titled "Out and Equal in the Workplace: Sexual Orientation Discrimination," at 6 p.m., Alcoa Room, Barco Law Building, 3900 Forbes Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's School of Law. For more information, call 412-648-1490 or visit www.law.pitt.edu/outandequal.

3/22 Eliza Ablovatski, a professor in Kenyon College's Department of History, will deliver a lecture titled "Violence and Gender in Central Europe After

World War I," at 4 p.m., History Lounge, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's European Union Center of Excellence and European Studies Center. For more information, visit www.ucis.pitt.edu/euce/events/index.shtml.

3/23 David Binder, principal consultant for Avid Learner Inc., will deliver a lecture titled "Secrets of the Stars-What Makes a Star in the Workplace," at 7:30 a.m., fifth floor, Alumni Hall, 4227 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business. For more information, call 412-648-1608 or e-mail landerson@katz.pitt.edu.

3/23 Etienne Balibar, Distinguished Professor of French and Italian and Comparative Literature at the University of California at Irvine, will deliver a lecture titled "Race, Culture, and the Geneological Order," at 12:30 p.m., 602 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's European Studies Center, European Union Center of Excellence, and Humanities Center. For more information, visit www.ucis.pitt.edu/euce/events/index.shtml.

3/24 Mimi Sheller, a professor in Drexel University's College of Arts and Sciences, will deliver a lecture titled "Space Age Tropics: Aluminum Dreams and Divergent Modernities in the Caribbean," at 4 p.m., 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Departments of English and History and Center for Latin American Studies. For more information, e-mail lavst12@pitt.edu.

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