University of Pittsburgh
November 5, 2008

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Nov. 19-26

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

11/19 Susan B. Hansen, a professor in Pitt's Department of Political Science, will deliver a lecture titled "Gender, and the 2008 Election" at noon, 4500 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of History and the Women's Studies Program. For more information, visit www.pitt.edu/~politics/events.html.

11/19 Pinar Gozen, a doctoral student in the University of Trento's School of International Studies, will deliver a lecture titled "To Intervene or Not to Intervene: International Ethics and National Interests in Humanitarian Atrocities" at noon, 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's European Studies Center and European Union Center of Excellence. For more information, contact Sandra Hall at 412-383-7694 or visit www.ucis.pitt.edu/main/events-one-month.shtml.

11/19 Beatriz Maeireizo, an MBA student in Pitt's Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, will deliver a lecture titled "Millennium Development Goals in Peru and Ghana: Programs for International Development Targeting Education and Teacher Training in Peru and Ghana" at noon, 4217 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Global Studies Program. For more information, contact Veronica Dristas at 412-624-2918 or dristas@pitt.edu.

11/19 Maria Banda, HIV/AIDS activist, will deliver a lecture titled "Fighting AIDS in Malawi" at 8 p.m., G23 Parran Hall, 130 Desoto St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Global Studies Program. For more information, contact Sesi Aliu at sea31@pitt.edu.

11/20 Elizabeth Gierlowski-Kordesch, a professor in Ohio University's Department of Geological Sciences, will deliver a lecture titled "Reconstructing Lake Watersheds Using Carbonate" 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.

11/20 Pat Atkins, chief executive officer of Atkins 360 L.L.C. Sustainability Consulting, will deliver a lecture titled "Gasoline; Ethanol; Food: ...Choose Two" at 6 p.m., Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is part of the Global Issues Lecture Series. For more information, contact Veronica Dristas at

412-624-2918 or dristas@pitt.edu.

11/21 Susan Wachter, the Richard B. Wroley Professor of Financial Management in the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, will deliver a lecture titled "Metropolitan Growth and Decline: The Current Financial Crisis and the Long View" at 8:30 a.m., Lower Lounge, William Pitt Union, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is part of the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs's Wherrett Lecture Series on Local Government. For more information, contact 412-648-2282 or visit www.alumni.pitt.edu/calendar.

11/21 David Maier, a professor in Portland State University's Department of Computer Sciences, will deliver a lecture titled "Next-Generation Data Stream Services" at 10:30 a.m., 5317 Sennot Square, 210 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Computer Science. For more information, call 412-624-8490.

EXHIBITION

11/19 "Free At Last? Slavery in Pittsburgh in the 18th and 19th Centuries," an exhibition by the University of Pittsburgh, is being presented at the Senator John Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman St., Strip District. The exhibition runs through April 5. For more information, visit www.pitt.edu/news/free-at-last/.

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