University of Pittsburgh
November 1, 2007

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Nov. 14-21

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

LECTURES

11/14 Fred Clothey, a former chair of Pitt's Department of Religious Studies, will host a panel discussion, titled "India: Culture and Religion," at 7 p.m., Mattress Factory, 500 Sampsonia Way, Northside. This event is sponsored by the Asian Studies

Center. For more information, contact 412-231-3169 or info@mattress.org.

11/14 Ramie Targoff, associate professor of English at Brandeis University, will deliver a lecture, titled "Love in the Renaissance," at 4 p.m., Room 501, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of English and The Pittsburgh Consortium for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. For more information, call 412-624-6506.

11/15 Hao-li Lin, Pitt doctoral candidate in anthropology, will deliver a lecture, titled

"Conservation and Conflict: Ecotourism in a Fijian Village," at noon, 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is part of the Asia Over Lunch

Lecture Series. For more information, contact Katherine Carlitz at 412-648-7371.

11/16 David Y. Miller, associate dean in Pitt's Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, will deliver the keynote introduction at the "4th Annual Regional Equitable Development Summit," at 8:30 a.m., Twentieth Century Club, 4201 Bigelow Blvd., Oakland. This event is sponsored by the Richard King Mellon Foundation and the Heinz Endowments. Advanced registration is recommended. For more information, call 412-258-6642.

11/19 Joshua Eisenman, doctoral candidate in political science at the University of California at Los Angeles, will lead a seminar, titled "Africa: China's Great Leap Into the Continent," at 5:30 p.m., 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by the African Studies Program and the Asian Studies Center. For more information, contact Macrina C. Lelei at 412-648-2058.

11/19 Elaine Richards, associate professor of English and Linguistics at Penn State University, will deliver a lecture, titled "My Ill Literacy Narrative: Growing up Black, Po, and a Girl in Cleveland, Ohio," at 2:30 p.m., 5604 Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by the Department of Education. For more information, contact the Women's Studies Program at 412-624-6485 or

wstudies@pitt.edu.

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