University of Pittsburgh
March 10, 2010

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, March 24-31

The following events are open to the public.
Contact: 

Anthony Moore

412-624-8252

Cell: 412-715-3644

THEATER

3/24 The University of Pittsburgh Repertory Theater will present "Alice" by Tamara Goldbogen and Sam Turich in Pitt's Studio Theater, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. The performance, which continues Pitt Rep's 2009-10 Season, runs through April 3. For more information, visit www.play.pitt.edu/.

3/25 The University of Pittsburgh Dance Ensemble will present the formal dance concert "Verbatim" in Pitt's Trees Hall Dance Studio, Allequippa and Darragh streets, Oakland. For more information, contact Susan Gillis Kruman at 412-648-8262.

LECTURES

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.

3/25 Bill Quigley, legal director for the Center for Constitutional Rights, will deliver a lecture titled "The Crime in Criminal Justice," at noon, Teplitz Memorial Moot Courtroom, 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.

3/25 Iyer Usha, a doctoral candidate in Pitt's Department of English, will deliver a lecture titled "Finding the Past in Pastiche: The Politics of Intertextuality in Bollywood Cinema," 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.

3/25 Patricia Gandara, a professor in the University of California at Los Angeles' Graduate School of Education and Information Sciences, will deliver a lecture titled "Finding Solutions to the Latino Education Crisis: A National Imperative," at 2:30 p.m., 5604 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is part of Pitt's 2009-10 Learning Policy Center Colloquium Series. For more information, visit www.learningpolicycenter.org.

3/25 Robin Bernstein, a professor in Harvard University's Graduate Program in the History of American Civilization, will deliver a lecture titled "The Race of Dolls," at 3 p.m., 501 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of English and Women's Studies Program. For more information, visit www.wstudies.pitt.edu/events/race-dolls.

3/25 Mary Beth Adams, a project leader with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Forest Service, will deliver a lecture titled "Nutrient Cycling in Forests-lessons From the Fernow Experimental Forest, West Virginia" 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.

3/25 Nathaniel Mackey, literary theorist and a professor in the University of California at Santa Cruz's Department of Literature, will be featured in the interview "Future of Poetry II," at 8:30 p.m., Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. This event is part of the Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series 2009-10 season. For more information, e-mail oaks@pitt.edu.

3/26 Etienne Balibar, Distinguished Professor of French and Italian and Comparative Literature at the University of California at Irvine, will deliver a lecture titled "Thinking the Impossible Human," at 2 p.m., G-24 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.

3/30 Shamsul Amri Baharuddin, a professor at the University of Kebangsaan in Malaysia, will deliver a lecture titled "From Conflict to Cohesion: The Paradigmatic Challenge in Analyzing Plural Societies in Southeast Asia," at 4 p.m., 602 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Asian Studies and Humanities centers. For more information, visit www.ucis.pitt.edu/main/events-one-month.shtml.

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