University of Pittsburgh
November 15, 2007

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Nov. 28-Dec. 5

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

LECTURES

11/28 Ann Sutherland Harris, professor in Pitt's Department of the History of Art and Architecture, will deliver a lecture, titled "'Bernini Pittore: Thoughts About Recent Publications on Gian Lorenzo Bernini as a Painter," at noon, Room 203, Frick Fine Arts Building, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. For more information, contact the Department of the History of Art and Architecture at 412-648-2400.

11/28 Dan Rooney, owner and chair of the Pittsburgh Steelers, will sign and discuss his new book, Dan Rooney: "My 75 Years With The Pittsburgh Steelers and The NFL," (Da Capo Press, 2007), at noon in the University of Pittsburgh Book Center, 4000 Fifth Ave., Oakland. For more information, call 412-648-1453.

11/29 Hilmar Kaiser, leading expert in the field of Ottoman social and economic history, will deliver a lecture, titled "Van, 1914-1915: From Cooperation to Annihilation - A Local Case Study From the Armenian Genocide," at 4 p.m., Room 3703, Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. For more information, contact Christian Gerlach at hcg3@pitt.edu.

11/29 Ted Phillips, curator of special exhibits at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, will deliver a lecture, titled "Magnus Hirschfeld: The Birth and Destruction of Modern German Sexology," at 6 p.m., Lecture Room 6, Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace St., Oakland. For more information, contact the Women's Studies Program at wstudies@pitt.edu.

11/30 Deanna Shemek, Cowell College Provost at the University of California at Santa Cruz, will deliver a lecture, titled "From Document to Text and Back Again: Renaissance Women's Letters and the Interpretive Shuttle," at 4 p.m., Room 501, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-6506.

11/30 Ty Miller, professor of English and literature at the University of California at Santa Cruz, will deliver a lecture, titled "No Man's Land: Central Europe and the Symbolic Geography of the Avant-Garde," at noon, Room 139, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. For more information, contact Stacey Kronandor at

412-648-7407.

12/3 Sala Udin, president and CEO of the Coro Center for Civic Leadership, will deliver a lecture, titled "Challenges of Race, Poverty, and Sprawl," at noon, Room 2017, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is part of the Center on Race and Social Problems Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney Fall 2007 Speaker Series. For more information, visit www.socialwork.pitt.edu or call 412-624-6304.

12/3 Roger Brubaker, professor of sociology at UCLA, will deliver a lecture, titled "Nationalist Politics and Everyday Ethnicity in a Transylvanian Town," at 4 p.m., 3703 Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. For more information, contact Stacey Kronandor at 412-648-7407.

12/4 Karol Kujawa, doctoral student at Adam Mickiewicz University of Poznan, will deliver a lecture, titled "The Question of Bosnian Identity," at noon, Room 4217 Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. For more information, contact Stacey Kronandor at

412-648-7407.

12/5 Tarini Bedi, research assistant at the Center for Research on Women and Gender/Center of Excellence in Women's Health, will deliver a lecture, titled "'I Am Daring, I Am Shiv Sena'; Bravery, Visibility, and Gendered Political Expression in Mumbai," at noon, 2201 Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. For more information, contact the Women's Studies Program at wstudies@pitt.edu.

CONCERTS

11/30 The University of Pittsburgh Men's Glee Club and the Pappert Men's Chorale from Duquesne University will present a fall concert at 8 p.m., Synod Hall, 125 N. Craig St., Oakland. For more information, contact Pitt's Department of Music at www.music.pitt.edu.

12/5 The University of Pittsburgh's Symphony Orchestra will hold a concert featuring music from Felix Mendelssohn and Johannes Brahms at 8 p.m., Bellefield Hall Auditorium, 315 S. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. For more information, contact Pitt's Department of Music at www.music.pitt.edu.

SPECIAL EVENTS

11/28 Pitt Osher Lifelong Learning Institute will host an open house at 10 a.m., College of General Studies, 4th floor, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Forbes Ave., Oakland. For more information or to register, visit www.cgs.pitt.edu.

12/2 The Nationality Rooms will sponsor a Holiday Open House at noon in the Commons Room and the Nationality Rooms, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Forbes Ave., Oakland. For more information, contact Susan M. Langer at 412-624-6150.

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