University of Pittsburgh
March 17, 2011

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, March 30-April 6

Contact:  412-624-4147

The following events are open to the public.

LECTURES 

3/31    Heidi Hartmann, president of the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, will deliver a free lecture titled “Achieving Equal Pay—What Will It Take?” in Ballroom A, University Club, 123 University Place, Oakland. The talk is the Iris Marion Young lecture, sponsored by Pitt’s Women’s Studies Program, Department of Sociology, and Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. For more information, call 412-624-6485 or visit www.wstudies.pitt.edu/events

3/31    As part of the Pitt Asian Studies Center’s Asia Over Lunch Spring 2011 Series, Sara Bularzik, Pitt graduate student in education, will give a lecture titled “Teaching and Learning English in China and Indonesia,” at noon, Room 4130, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. For more information, contact the Asian Studies Center at 412-648-7370. 

4/4      Pitt School of Law’s Center for International Legal Education will present Erik Møse, Justice of the Norwegian Supreme Court and former president of the UN International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, as speaker for The 19th Annual McLean Lecture titled “Reflections on the ICTR and International Criminal Justice,” at 6 p.m., Teplitz Memorial Courtroom, Barco Law Building, 3900 Forbes Ave., Oakland. For more information, visit www.law.pitt.edu/newsevents/events. 

4/4      Nigel Grindley, a biochemist and professor of molecular biophysics and biochemistry at Yale University, will deliver the lecture “Holding Hands While Doing the Twist: A Nano-scale Rotational Bearing in DNA Recombination,” at 4 p.m., Room 169, Crawford Hall, Fifth and Ruskin Avenues, Oakland. Grindley will discuss his ongoing study of the enzymes that initiate DNA replication and rearrangement. He is the guest speaker for the 2011 Tousimis-Lauffer Lecture program hosted by Pitt’s Department of Biological Sciences. A reception will follow the lecture. 

4/5        Pitt’s School of Law Review and the Innovation Practice Institute will present a symposium titled “Developing the Law of the Marcellus Shale: Innovation for a Prosperous Community, a Safe Environment, and a Common Law,” 8 a.m.-5 p.m., University Club, 123 University Place, Oakland. Seating is limited; e-mail RSVP to www.law.pitt.edu/node/17668

4/6       Pitt’s William Pitt Debating Union will present a public debate titled “Should Pittsburgh Permit Marcellus Shale Drilling,” from 6 to 8 p.m., Room G-23, Parran Hall Auditorium, Graduate School of Public Health, 130 DeSoto St., Oakland. For more information, visit www.comm.pitt.edu/debate/index.html

THEATER 

3/31-4/10    Pitt Repertory Theatre presents Shakespeare’s As You Like It, Charity Randall Theater, Stephen Foster Memorial, 4301 Forbes Ave., Oakland. Tickets are $25 general admission; $20 for Pitt faculty, staff, and alumni; and $12 for students. To order, call 412-624-PLAY (7529) or visit www.play.pitt.edu

MUSIC 

4/1    The Emerging Legend Series presents guitarist Jeff Miller at noon, Cup & Chaucer Café, ground floor, Hillman Library, 3960 Forbes Ave., Oakland. The free series is presented by the University of Pittsburgh Library System and Calliope: The Pittsburgh Folk Music Society. For more information, visit www.calliopehouse.org/legends.htm. 

4/1     Pitt’s Department of Music presents the African Music and Dance Ensemble Spring Concert, 8 p.m., Bellefield Hall Auditorium, 315 S. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. The presentation is free to Pitt students with valid ID; others can purchase tickets through ProArtsTickets at 412-394-3353 or www.proartstickets.org

4/2      Pitt’s Department of Music presents the Men’s Glee Club Spring Concert, 8 p.m., First Baptist Church of Pittsburgh, 159 N. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. The presentation is free to Pitt students with valid ID; others can purchase tickets through ProArtsTickets at 412-394-3353 or www.proartstickets.org. 

4/2       IonSound Project, Pitt’s Department of Music Ensemble-in-Residence, will perform at 8 p.m., Bellefield Hall Auditorium, 315 S. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. Tickets are available through ProArtsTickets at 412-394-3353 or www.proartstickets.org

EXHIBITIONS 

3/30-4/30    Pitt’s Department of Studio Arts presents the Studio Arts Student Exhibition, University Art Gallery, Frick Fine Arts Building, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. Opening reception is from 4 to 6 p.m. March 30. Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call 412-648-2430. 

FILM 

3/30   Pitt’s Women’s Studies Program presents a free screening of The Bubble at 7:45 p.m. 2201 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. The screening is part of the Contemporary Queer Cinemas Public Film Studies. For more information call, 412-624-6485. 

4/6     Pitt’s Women’s Studies Program presents a free screening of Let the Right One In at 7:45 p.m. ,2201 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. The screening is part of the Contemporary Queer Cinemas Public Film Studies. For more information call, 412-624-6485. 

DANCE 

4/1-4/2     Pitt’s Dance Ensemble will present its formal dance concert, titled “Orchesis,” at 8 p.m., Alumni Hall Auditorium, 4227 Fifth Ave., Oakland. Tickets are $10 for the general public and $5 for students and are available at the door. For more information, call 412-648-8262. 

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