University of Pittsburgh
March 13, 2007

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, March 29-April 4

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

LECTURES

3/29 Richard Cohen, an associate director of Pitt's Asian Studies Center, will deliver a lecture titled "Religion, Power, and Vernacularization in Medieval India" at noon, Room 4130, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This free event is part of Pitt's Asian Studies Center's Asia Over Lunch lecture series. For more information, contact Brenda Jordan at 412-648-7763 or jordanb@ucis.pitt.edu.

3/29 Paul Atkins, an assistant professor of Japanese literature and classics in the Department of Asian Languages and Literature at the University of Washington, will deliver a lecture titled "Desired and Disdained, Elevated and Abused: Lady Rukujo in the Noh Drama" at 2:30 p.m., Room 3504, Honors College, 35th floor, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This free event is sponsored by Pitt's Asian Studies Center and University Honors College. For more information, contact, Dianna Dakis at 412-648-7763 or dakis@ucis.pitt.edu.

3/29 George Gale, a professor of philosophy in the Department of Philosophy at University of Missouri, Kansas City, will deliver a lecture titled " Naturalizing Aesthetics: The Wonderful Case of Wine" at 3 p.m., Room 5130, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This free event is sponsored by Pitt's Center for Philosophy of Science. For more information, call 412-624-1052 or visit www.pitt.edu/~pittcntr.

3/29 Patrick Unwin, a professor of chemistry at the University of Warwick, United Kingdom, will present a lecture titled "Visualization of Interfacial Physiochemical Processes" at

4 p.m., Room 12, Chevron Science Center, 219 Parkman Ave., Oakland. This free event is part of the 2007 Levine lecture series and is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Chemistry. For more information, visit www.chem.pitt.edu.

3/30 Elizabeth Lloyd, a professor of biology and the Arnold and Maxine Tanis Chair of History and Philosophy of Science at Indiana University at Bloomington, will deliver a lecture titled "The Case of the Female Orgasm: Bias in Evolutionary Science" at

3:30 p.m., Room 817, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This free event is part of Pitt's Center for Philosophy of Science's 47th Annual Lecture Series and is sponsored by Pitt's Departments of Philosophy and History and Philosophy of Science. For more information, call 412-624-1052 or visit www.pitt.edu/~pittcntr.

4/2 Emmanual Tutuc, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Texas at Austin, will deliver a lecture titled "Counterflow Conductivity of Bilayers at Filling Factor 1: Evidence for a Charge Neutral Superfluid," at 4:30 p.m., Room 102, Thaw Hall, 3943 O'Hara St., Oakland. This free event is part of the Carnegie Mellon University-University of Pittsburgh Physics Colloquium Series. For more information, visit www.phyast.pitt.edu/Events.

4/4 Anthony Barbieri-Low, an associate professor of early Chinese history in Pitt's Department of History, will deliver a lecture titled "Artisans in Early Imperial China" at noon, Room 203, Frick Fine Arts Buliding, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. This free event is part Pitt's Department of the History of Art and Architecture Spring 2007 Colloquium speaker series and is sponsored by Pitt's Department of the History of Art and Architecture. For more information, call 412-648-2400 or visit www.haa.pitt.edu.

4/4 David St. John, poet and professor in the Department of English at the University of California, Los Angeles, and Cole Swenson, poet and an associate professor in the Department of Cinema and Literature at the University of Iowa, will present joint lecture titled "Hybrid Vigor: American Poetry Out of School" at 2 p.m., Room 501, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This free event is sponsored by Pitt's Writing Program and is part of its 2006-07 Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers series. For more information, call 412-624-6506 or visit www.english.pitt.edu.

MUSIC

3/31 Pitt's African Music and Dance Ensemble, directed by J.S. Kofi Gbolonyo, will give a spring concert at 8 p.m., Bellefield Hall Auditorium, 315 S. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. General admission is $10; student/senior admission, $5; and students with a valid Pitt ID, free. For more information, call 412-624-4125 or visit www.music.pitt.edu.

THEATER

3/29 Pitt Repertory Theatre will continue to present The Proposal & The Wedding & The Bear, written by Anton Chekhov and directed by W. Stephen Coleman, in the Charity Randall Theatre, Stephen Foster Memorial, Forbes Avenue and Bigelow Boulevard, Oakland. General admission is $19. The play, which runs through April 1, will be presented at 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 412-624-7529 or visit www.play.pitt.edu.

3/29 Pitt's Kuntu Repertory Theatre will continue to present Relativity, written by Cassandra Medley and directed by Talvin Wilks, in Alumni Hall's Seventh-Floor Auditorium, 4227 Fifth Ave., Oakland. The play, which runs through April 7, will be presented at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 412-624-7298.

FILM

3/30 Pitt's Asian Studies Center and Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures will host a free screening of the film Romance of Their Own (2004), directed by Kim Tae-Gyun, at 6:30 p.m., Room 4130, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. For more information, contact Ebru Turker at 412-624-5562 or turker@pitt.edu.

4/4 As part of the film series "Experimental, Underground, Revolutionary: Avant-garde Films From Germany, Austria, and Switzerland," screenings of Austrian experimental films from 1950 to the present will take place at 7:30 p.m., Room 205, David Lawrence Hall, 3942 Forbes Ave., Oakland. This free event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures and School of Arts and Sciences. For more information, contact Randall Halle at 412-648-2614 or rhalle@pitt.edu.

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