University of Pittsburgh
November 7, 2013

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Nov. 17-23

The following events are open to the public.
Contact: 

Katie Fike

412-624-1085

CONCERTS
Pitt Jazz Ensemble, classics of the big band repertoire, 8 p.m. Nov. 21, Bellefield Hall Auditorium, Pitt Department of Music, www.music.pitt.edu 

African Music and Dance Club Performance, performing African music and promoting cultural awareness and diversity, noon Nov. 22, Cup and Chaucer Café, ground floor of Hillman Library, Emerging Legends Concert Series, www.library.pitt.edu/emerging-legends 

EXHIBITIONS
Audubon Day, display of over two dozen original prints from John James Audubon's Birds of America, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Nov. 22, 363 Hillman Library, University Library System, www.library.pitt.edu 

Martin Creed: More or Less, a solo exhibition of Creed’s genre-bending work, through Nov. 26, Frick Fine Arts Building, www.haa.pitt.edu/collections/university-art-gallery 

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

VIDEOCONFRENCE
“France as a Global Leader” (Conducted in French), videoconference panel discussion commentary on recent developments in French foreign policy and how they relate to domestic and regional concerns, noon Nov. 21, 4217 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, European Union Center of Excellence & European Studies Center’s Conversations on Europe, www.ucis.pitt.edu/euce 

LECTURES
The Dopamine Transporter Sucks ... or Maybe Not in Autism and Psychostimulant Abuse,” Aurelio Galli, professor of physiology, codirector of the Neuroscience Program in Substance Abuse, Vanderbilt University, noon Nov. 18, 6014 Biomedical Science Tower 3, Pitt Department of Neurobiology, http://cnup.neurobio.pitt.edu 

“Tumbas, gusanos y epitafios: recuperando escritores cubanos prohibidos,” Antonio José Ponte, Andrés Bello Chair, King Juan Carlos Center, New York University, 1 p.m. Nov. 18, 602 Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, www.hispanic.pitt.edu 

“How to Train a Surgeon,” Peter F. Ferson, professor of cardiothoracic surgery, Charles Gray Watson Professor of Surgical Education, Pitt School of Medicine, 4 p.m. Nov. 18, Lecture Room 6, Scaife Hall, The Provost’s Inaugural Lecture Series, www.provost.pitt.edu 

“Ubiquitin Conjugating Enzymes and RINGs, Doing the ERAD Tango,” Allan Weissman, National Cancer Institute, 4 p.m. Nov. 18, 169 Crawford Hall, Pitt Department of Biological Sciences, www.biology.pitt.edu 

“Global Gypsy: Balkan Romani Music, Representation and Appropriation,” Carol Silverman, professor of anthropology, University of Oregon, 9:30 a.m. Nov. 19, 132 Music Building, Pitt Department of Music, www.music.pitt.edu 

“At the Water's Edge: Understanding Environmentally Important Processes at Aqueous Surfaces,” Geraldine Richmond, Richard M. and Patricia H. Noyes Professor of Chemistry, University of Oregon, 4 p.m. Nov. 19, 150 Chevron Hall, Pitt Department of Chemistry’s 27th Annual Kaufman Lecture, www.chem.pitt.edu 

“How to Build a Brain for Learning: Development and Plasticity of Cortical Inhibition,” Sandra Kuhlman, assistant professor of biological sciences, Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, Carnegie Mellon University, 4 p.m. Nov. 19, 1495 Biomedical Science Tower, Pitt Department of Neurobiology, http://cnup.neurobio.pitt.edu 

“The Promise and Power of Open Data,” Mark Headd, chief data officer, City of Philadelphia, noon Nov. 21, 3343 Forbes Ave., Oakland, University of Pittsburgh Center for Social and Urban Research’s Urban and Regional Brown Bag Seminar, www.ucsur.pitt.edu 

“Return of Secondary Genomic Findings vs. Patient Autonomy,” Robert Klitzman, professor of clinical psychiatry, Columbia University, 12:30 p.m. Nov. 21, Courtroom Barco Law Building, Pitt School of Law’s Mark A. Nordenberg Lecture in Law, Medicine, and Psychiatry, www.law.pitt.edu  

Written by Melissa Carlson

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