University of Pittsburgh
March 18, 2010

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, March 31-April 7

The following events are open to the public.
Contact: 

Anthony Moore

412-624-8252

Cell: 412-715-3644

THEATER

3/31 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/.

4/1 Pitt's Kuntu Repertory Theatre will present "The Electronic Negro" by Edward Bullins in the Seventh-Floor Auditorium, Alumni Hall, 4227 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This performance, which continues Kuntu's 2009-10 season, runs through

April 17. For more information, contact Kuntu Repertory Theatre at 412-624-7298 or visit www.kuntu.org/.

LECTURE

4/1 Xiuying Zou, public service librarian in Pitt's East Asian Library, will deliver a lecture titled "Introduction to Library Resources and Services on Chinese Studies at the University of Pittsburgh," 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.

4/1 Sridhar Anandakrishnan, a professor in Penn State University's Department of Geoscience, will deliver a lecture titled "Slip Slidin' Away: Dynamic Glaciers in a Warming World," 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/Apr_1.html.

4/1 Essayist Sven Birkerts and Blogger Maud Newton will be featured in a discussion titled "The Future of the Book," at 8:30 p.m., Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. The discussion will be moderated by Pitt creative writing professor Cathy Day. The event concludes the 2009-10 Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series. For more information, contact Jeff Oaks at Oaks@pitt.edu.

4/2 Kaoru Hoshino, a graduate student in Pitt's East Asian Studies Center, will deliver a lecture titled "Why a Quaker Tutor for the Crown Prince? An Imperial Household's Strategy to Save Emperor Hirohito in MacArthur's Japan," at noon, 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures and Asian Studies Center. For more information, contact Paula Locante at 412-624-5568.

4/2 Paul Lansky, Pitt's 2010 Franz Lehar Composer-in-Residence and Princeton University's William Shubael Conant Professor of Music, will deliver a lecture titled "Reflections on Spent Time," at 4 p.m., 132 Music Building, 4337 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Music. For more information, visit www.music.pitt.edu/events/2010-franz-lehar-composer-residence100122.

4/7 Jonathan M. Hurwitz, a professor in Pitt's Department of Political Science, will deliver a lecture titled "Justice in America: The Separate Realities of Blacks and Whites," at noon, 2017 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is part of the Reed Smith LLC Spring 2010 Speaker Series and is sponsored by Pitt's Center for Race and Social Problems within the School of Social Work. For more information, visit www.crsp.pitt.edu/news-events/index.php.

4/7 Nancy Klancher, a graduate student in Pitt's Department of Religious Studies, will deliver a lecture titled "The Canaanite Woman Is Everyman," at noon, 2628 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Religious Studies. For more information, visit www.religiousstudies.pitt.edu/events/.

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