University of Pittsburgh
October 30, 2008

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Nov. 12-19

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

LECTURES

11/12 Kathy Johnston-Keane, a doctoral candidate in Pitt's Department of the History of Art and Architecture, will deliver a lecture titled "Caravaggio, Spanish Citizen and 'Italian' Painter: Evidence of Iberian-Italian Cultural Hybridization in Baroque Art" at noon, 203 Frick Fine Arts Building, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland.. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of the History of Art and Architecture. For more information, call 412-648-2400 or visit www.events.haa.pitt.edu/index.php.

11/12 Peter de Vries, a doctoral candidate in Pitt's School of Arts and Sciences, will deliver a lecture titled "The Apocalyptic Genre Considered by the Light of Ricoeur's Hermeneutics" 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/.

11/12 Jessica Enoch, a professor in Pitt's Department of English, will deliver a lecture titled "There's No Place Like the Childcare Center: Rhetorics of Domestic Space in Post-World War II America" at noon, 2201 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Women's Studies Program. For more information, visit www.wstudies.pitt.edu.

11/12 Takyiwaa Manuh, director of the Institute of African Studies at the University of Ghana at Legon, will deliver a lecture titled "Confronting Gender-Based Violence in Africa: Legislative Actions and Inactions" at 4 p.m., Kurtzman Room, William Pitt Union, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is part of the Good Afternoon Africa Lecture Series sponsored by Pitt's African Studies Program in the University Center for International Studies. For more information, visit www.ucis.pitt.edu/Africa.

11/13 Mason Kim, a doctoral candidate in Pitt's Department of Political Science, will deliver a lecture titled "Globalization and Social Protection in South Korea and Singapore" at noon, 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is part of the Asia Over Lunch Lecture Series. For more information, contact Mason Kim at myk2@pitt.edu or visit www.ucis.pitt.edu/asc/news/overlunch.html.

11/13 Árpád von Klimó, a professor in Pitt's Department of History, will deliver a lecture titled "From Nationalism to 'Third Worldism'? The Changing Self-Image of Catholics in Hungary and Italy During the Cold War" at 3 p.m., 3703 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of History. For more information, visit www.pitt.edu/~pitthist/news/lectures/index.html.

11/13 Ben Edwards, a professor in Dickinson College's Department of Geology, will deliver a lecture titled "The Importance of Being Pillowed: Using Glaciovolcanism to Constrain Terrestrial Paleoclimate" at 4 p.m., 203 Thaw Hall, 3943 O'Hara St., Oakland. This event is part of the Department of Geology and Planetary Science Fall 2008 Colloquium Series. For more information, visit www.geology.pitt.edu/colloquium.html.

11/13 Russell Banks, author of "The Reserve" (Harper Collins, 2008) and "Cloudsplitter" (Harper Collins, 1999), will deliver a literary reading at 8:30 p.m., David Lawrence Hall, 3942 Forbes Ave., Oakland. This event is part of the Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series. For more information, contact Jeff Oaks at oaks@pitt.edu.

11/14 Ellen Nerenberg, a professor in Wesleyan University's Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, will deliver the Nicolas C. Tucci Lecture titled, "Murder, Real and Represented: The 'Caso Cogne' and Contemporary Italian Narrative" at 5 p.m., 144 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of French and Italian Languages and Literatures and European Studies Center. For more information, contact Monika Losagio at 412-624-5221 or losagio@pitt.edu.

11/18 Jackie Kay, poet and author of "The Adoption Papers" (BloodAxe Books, 1991), will deliver a literary reading at 8:30 p.m., 501 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Women' s Studies Program and the Pittsburgh Consortium for Adoption Studies. For more information, visit www.wstudies.pitt.edu.

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