University of Pittsburgh
November 12, 2008

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Nov. 26-Dec. 2

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

EXHIBITION

11/26 "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 daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through April 5. For more information, visit www.pitt.edu/news/free-at-last/.

CONCERT

11/30 The annual Heinz Chapel Choir Holiday Concert will be performed by Pitt's Heinz Chapel Choir at 3 p.m. in the Heinz Memorial Chapel, Fifth and Bellefield avenues, Oakland. The event is sponsored by Pitt's Deparment of Music. For more information, contact 412-624-4125 or visit www.music.pitt.edu/blog/?cat=5.

LECTURES

12/1 David J. Herring, a professor in Pitt's School of Law, will deliver a lecture titled "The Multiethnic Placement Act: Threat to Foster Child Safety and Well-being" at noon, 2017 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. The event is part of the Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney Fall 2008 Speaker Series and is sponsored by Pitt's Center on Race and Social Problems in the School of Social Work. For more information, contact 412-624-7382 or www.crsp.pitt.edu/Service.html.

12/2 Mary Neuburger, a professor in the University of Texas' Department of History, will deliver a lecture titled "Smoke-filled Wombs: The Gender of Smoking and Anti-smoking in Communist Bulgaria" at 2 p.m., 3703 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. The event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of History and Women's Studies Program. For more information, visit www.pitt.edu/~pitthist/news/lectures/index.html.

12/2 Allan Zuckoff, a professor in Pitt's School of Medicine, will deliver a lecture titled "Grief and Its Complications: Understanding How Grief Works (and When It Isn't Working)" at 6 p.m., Carnegie Library, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland. The event is part of the 2008-09 Mental Health and Wellness Lecture Series. For more information, visit www.clinicalresearch.pitt.edu/docs/MentalHealthWellness_2008-2009.pdf.

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