University of Pittsburgh
October 30, 2013

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Nov. 10-16

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

VETERANS DAY EVENTS
National Remembrance Day Roll Call, simultaneous national reading of the names of those service members who have died serving the nation in operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, 10 a.m. Nov. 11, Heinz Memorial Chapel, Pitt Office of Veterans Services, www.veterans.pitt.edu

Bryan Bender, book discussion and signing, You Are Not Forgotten, 5:30 p.m. Nov. 12, O’Hara Student Center, Pitt Office of Veterans Services, www.veterans.pitt.edu 

CONCERTS
Celtic Shores, playing folk tunes from Ireland and Scotland, noon Nov. 15, Cup and Chaucer Café, ground floor of Hillman Library, Emerging Legends Concert Series, www.library.pitt.edu/emerging-legends 

EXHIBITIONS
Hillman Library, Pitt Football Through the Years, photography exhibition highlighting historic key moments and athletes, through Jan. 17, ground floor of Hillman Library, http://digital.library.pitt.edu/d/documentingpitt

FILM SCREENINGS
“Raising Ms. President,” raising the next generation of female political leaders, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12, 120 David Lawrence Hall, Pitt Department of Sociology, Pitt Department of Political Science, Women’s Studies Program, www.wstudies.pitt.edu 

THEATRE
Venus, the tale of The Venus Hottentot, the beautiful star of freak shows and the African Dancing Princess, through Nov. 10, Studio Theatre, Cathedral of Learning, www.play.pitt.edu 

Machinal, when a young man rekindles Helen's lust for life, she does whatever it takes to free herself from her marriage, Nov. 6-10, Henry Heymann Theatre in the Stephen Foster Memorial Theatre, www.play.pitt.edu 

LECTURES
“Anaximander and Zoogony: Some Philosophical, Historical and Linguistic Issues in Constructing Greek Natural Philosophy,” Andrew Gregory, reader in history of science, University College London, 3:30 p.m. Nov. 11, Pitt Department of Classics, www.classics.pitt.edu 

“Mechanisms of Extreme Growth,” Douglas Emlen, professor of biology, University of Montana, 4:15 p.m. Nov. 11, 169 Crawford Hall, Pitt Department of Biological Sciences Fall '13 Seminar Series, www.biology.pitt.edu 

“The Epistemology of Causal Selection: Insights from Systems Biology,” Beckett Sterner, postdoctoral fellow of the Field Museum, Chicago, 12:05 p.m. Nov. 12, 817R Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Center for Philosophy of Science, www.pitt.edu/~pittcntr 

“New Transformations Mediated by Coinage Metals,” Jennifer Schomaker, assistant professor of chemistry, University of Wisconsin–Madison, 4 p.m. Nov. 12, 151 Chevron Hall, Pitt Department of Chemistry, www.chem.pitt.edu 

“Being Struck through the Ages: From Hippocrates to Modern Stroke Care,” Kerstin Bettermann, associate professor of neurology, Penn State School of Medicine, 6 p.m. Nov. 12, Lecture Room 5 Scaife Hall, C.F. Reynolds Medical History Society, 20th Annual Sylvan E. Stool History of Medicine Lecture, Pitt Center for Bioethics and Health Law, www.bioethics.pitt.edu 

“The First Representatives of Homo Out of Africa,” David Lordkipanidze, director general, Georgian National Museum, 8 p.m, Nov. 12, Frick Fine Arts Building Auditorium, Pitt Department of Anthropology’s Mysteries of Human Evolution, www.anthropology.pitt.edu 

“A Bridge for a Thousand Years: How Planners Should Think About Infrastructure,” Ernest Sternberg, professor, chair, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, noon Nov. 14, 3343 Forbes Ave. Oakland, University of Pittsburgh Center for Social and Urban Research’s Urban and Regional Brown Bag Seminar, www.ucsur.pitt.edu 

“The Coordination Chemistry of Metal Chalcogenide Nanocrystals,” Jonathan Owens, assistant professor of chemistry, Columbia University, 2:30 p.m. Nov. 14, 151 Chevron Hall, Pitt Department of Chemistry, www.chem.pitt.edu 

“Surface-Induced Dissociation/Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometry as a Structural Biology Tool,” Vicki Wysocki, Ohio Eminent Scholar, Ohio State University, 4 p.m. Nov. 14, 151 Chevron Hall, Pitt Department of Chemistry, www.chem.pitt.edu 

“The (Relative) Decline of the West and the Rise of the Rest,” Senator Mircea Geoana, former Foreign Prime Minister of Romania, president of the Aspen Institute of Romania, noon Nov. 15, 4217 Posvar Hall, European Union Center of Excellence and European Studies Center, Center for Russian and East European Studies, and Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation, www.ucis.pitt.edu/euce

“Revolution in Bad Times,” Asef Bayat, Catherine C. and Bruce A. Bastian Professor in Global and Transnational Studies, professor of sociology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1 p.m. Nov. 15, Sociology Colloquium Room, 2432 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, Pitt Department of Sociology, www.sociology.pitt.edu 

“Building the Capacity of Schools to Meet Students’ Needs,” Pedro A. Noguera, Peter L. Agnew Professor of Education, New York University, 3:30 p.m. Nov. 15, 121 David Lawrence Hall, Pitt School of Education Center for Urban Education, www.education.pitt.edu 

“Time’s Arrow and the Cosmos,” Andreas Albrecht, professor of physics, University of California, Davis, 3:30 p.m. Nov. 15, 817R Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Center for Philosophy of Science’s Annual Lecture Series Talk, www.pitt.edu/~pittcntr 

Written by Melissa Carlson

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