University of Pittsburgh
October 26, 2004

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Nov. 11-17

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

LECTURE

11/11 Pitt's Women's Studies Program (WSP) will host a lecture-and-response session titled "On the Move: Women and Girls with Disabilities Negotiate with the Mainstream Society," at 5 p.m. in Forbes Tower, Atwood and Sennott streets, Oakland. Katherine Seelman, associate dean for disability programs in Pitt's School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (SHRS), will speak. The response panel includes Mary Ellen Buning, assistant professor in Pitt's Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology; Miriam Hertz, Pitt assistant professor of disability studies; and Lucy Spruill, a volunteer in SHRS. For more information, contact WSP at 412-624-6485 or visit www.pitt.edu/~wstudies/news.html.

11/11 The Teaching Excellence Workshop titled "Developing a Course" will be held at 1 p.m. in 815 Alumni Hall, 4227 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This workshop is part of the Center for Instructional Development and Distance Education 2004 Fall Term events. For more information, contact Melanie Fox at

412-624-2896 or e-mail fox@cidde.pitt.edu.

11/11 Zhiqiang Tan, assistant professor in the Deparmetnt of Biostatistics at Johns Hopkins University, will give a lecture as part of Pitt's Graduate School of Public Health 2004 Seminar Series, at 3:30 p.m., Room A115, Crabtree Hall, 130 DeSoto St., Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-3002.

11/12 Gerd Gemünden, professor of German and Comparative Literature and chair of the Department of German Studies at Dartmouth University, will deliver a lecture titled "Amidst the Ruins of Berlin: The Exile Cinema of Billy Wilder," at 3:30 p.m. in Room 501, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. A reception will follow the lecture. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures and Film Studies Program. For more information, call 412-624-5909.

11/15 As part of the Fall Semester 2004 Frick Fine Arts Colloquium, Travis Nygard will give a lecture titled "Oscar Howe and the Politics of Agriculture: A

Corn-Textual Analysis," at noon in Room 203, Frick Fine Arts Building, Schenley Drive, Oakland. For more information, call 412-648-2400.

11/16 The Teaching Excellence Workshop titled "Designing a Learning-Centered Syllabus" will be held at noon in 815 Alumni Hall, 4227 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This workshop is part of the Center for Instructional Development and Distance Education 2004 Fall Term events. For more information, contact Melanie Fox at 412-624-2896 or e-mail fox@cidde.pitt.edu.

11/17 Aisha White, a Ph.D. candidate in Pitt's Department of Library and Information Science, will give a lecture during a brown bag lunch titled "The Information Use Environment Within a Women's Correctional Facility: An Instrument Case Study," at noon in Room 2201, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. For more information, contact the Women's Studies Program at 412-624-6485 or visit www.pitt.edu/~wstudies/news.html.

MUSIC

11/12 Pitt's Department of Music presents "A Bridge Across: Festival of Black Vocal Music," directed by Akin Euba. Concerts on Nov. 12 and Nov. 13 are at

8 p.m., and the Nov. 14 concert is at 3 p.m. All performances will take place in Bellefield Hall Auditorium, 315 S. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. General admission is $10; students pay $5. Pitt students attend free with a valid ID. For more information, call 412-624-4125 or visit www.pitt.edu/~concerts.

11/12 As part of the Heinz Chapel Pittsburgh Artists Series, the Ferla-Marcinizyn Guitar Duo will give a performance at 8:30 p.m. in Heinz Memorial Chapel, Fifth and Bellefield avenues, Oakland. Admission is $12. General information about the concert series can be found at www.discover.pitt.edu/chapel.

11/17 Adam Brakel, a student of music at Duquesne University, will perform as part of the Heinz Chapel Student Recital Series at noon in Heinz Memorial Chapel, Fifth and Bellefield avenues, Oakland. Admission is free. General information about the concert series can be found at www.discover.pitt.edu/chapel.

FILM

11/12 A screening of Fundi: The Story of Ella Baker, directed by Joanne Grant, will take place as part of Pitt's Women's Studies Program's (WSP) Friday Film Series, at noon in Room 2201, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. For more information, contact WSP at 412-624-6485 or visit www.pitt.edu/~wstudies/news.html.

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