University of Pittsburgh
October 19, 2005

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Nov. 3-9

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

LECTURES

11/3 Daisy Yang, Ph.D. candidate in Pitt's Department of Anthropology, will deliver a lecture, titled "Actively Aging in China: University for the Aged and Healthy Aging," as part of the Asia Over Lunch lecture series at noon, Room 4130, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. A light lunch will be provided; bring your own drink. This event is sponsored by the Pitt Asian Studies Center. For more information, call 412-648-7370 or e-mail asia@ucis.pitt.edu.

11/3 As part of Pitt's art exhibition A Sense of Place: Contemporary African American Art, artist Willie Cole will present a lecture at 4 p.m., Frick Fine Arts Building Auditorium, Schenley Drive, Oakland. The exhibition runs through Dec. 9 in the University Art Gallery, Frick Fine Arts Building. For more information, call 412-648-2423 or visit http://vrcoll.fa.pitt.edu/uag.

11/3 Susan Koshy, a professor of American studies at The University of Illinois, will deliver a lecture, titled "The Cosmopolitan Domestic: Relocation Costs in Jhumpa Lahiri's The Interpreter of Maladies," at 4 p.m., Room 501, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by the international journal of literature and culture boundary 2. For more information, e-mail bove@pitt.edu.

11/4 As part of Pitt's 35th Annual Jazz Seminar and Concert, which runs from

Nov. 2 to Nov. 5, James Moody (saxophone) and James Spaulding (alto saxophone) will deliver a lecture, titled "Living Legends of the Saxophone," at 10:30 a.m., William Pitt Union Assembly Room, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. For more information, call the Pitt Jazz Studies Program at 412-624-4187. The following free lectures are part of the series and will take place in the William Pitt Union Assembly Room:

11/4 Idris Muhammad (drums), Nicholas Payton (trumpet), and Charles Tolliver (trumpet) will deliver a lecture, titled "The Exciting Sounds of Brass and Percussion: From New Orleans to Mainstream," at 1 p.m.;

11/5 Abraham Laboriel (bass) and Nestor Torres (flute) will deliver a lecture, titled "The Latin Jazz Explosion," at 10 a.m.;

11/5 Renee Rosnes (piano) will deliver a lecture, titled "A Vision of the Future of Jazz Piano," at 11:30 a.m.; and

11/5 Larry Coryell (guitar) will deliver a lecture, titled "From Fusion to New Age," at 1 p.m.

11/4 Ling Liu, associate professor in the College of Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology, will be the keynote speaker at a Laboratory of Education and Research on Security Assured Information Systems (LERSAIS) Seminar, titled "Countering Targeted File Attacks using LocationGuard," at 2 p.m., Room 404, Information Sciences Building, 135 N. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. For more information, visit www.sis.pitt.edu/~lersais/ or call 412-624-5230.

11/5 Elizabeth Asche Douglas, mixed-media artist at Women of Visions Inc., will deliver a lecture, titled "The Art of Betye Saar," as part of the art exhibition A Sense of Place: Contemporary African American Art, which runs through Dec. 9 in the University Art Gallery. The lecture will take place at 2 p.m. in the Frick Fine Arts Gallery, Schenley Drive, Oakland. For more information, call 412-648-2423 or visit http://vrcoll.fa.pitt.edu/uag.

11/5 Candice Smith, lead actress in Pitt Kuntu Repertory Theatre's current show Little Willie Armstrong Jones, will hold a free workshop covering dance and acting preparation techniques, from noon to 2 p.m., Seventh-Floor Auditorium, Alumni Hall, 4227 Fifth Ave., Oakland.

11/8 As part of Pitt's Center on Race and Social Problems Buchanan Ingersoll Fall 2005 Speaker Series, Joe Trotter, a history professor at Carnegie Mellon University, will deliver a lecture, titled "African American Urban History: The Value of Historical Perspectives on Race and Contemporary Social Problems," at noon, Room 2017, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. Lunch will be provided. For more information, e-mail nkg@pitt.edu.

11/9 Hassan Karimi, assistant professor in Pitt's School of Information Sciences, will present a lecture, titled "The Achilles Heel of Driving Assistance Systems," at a Department of Information Sciences and Telecommunications Colloquia,

10:30 a.m., Room 403, Information Sciences Building, 135 N. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. For more information, visit www.sis.pitt.edu/updates/seminars or call

412-624-5230.

11/9 Maggie Rehm, a Pitt Women's Studies teaching fellow, will present a lecture, titled "Revolting Women: Suffrage Performances and Public Centure," during a brown bag lunch, at noon, Room 2201, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Women's Studies Program. For more information, call 412-624-6485 or visit www.pitt.edu/~wstudies.

11/9 Annie Krieg, Ph.D. candidate in Pitt's Department of the History of Art and Architecture, will deliver a lecture, titled "Quedlinburg or Wroclaw," as part of the department's Fall 2005 Colloquium, at noon, Room 203, Frick Fine Arts Building, Schenley Drive, Oakland. For more information, visit www.pitt.edu/~arthome/events.html.

FESTIVAL

11/6 Pitt's 15th annual Slovak Heritage Festival, featuring Slovak song and dance, educational lectures and displays, ethnic foods and pastries, and vendors selling Slovakian merchandise, will be held from 1 to 5 p.m., Cathedral of Learning,

4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. Sponsors are the Pitt Slovak Studies Program and Slovak Club. For more information, call 412-624-5906 or e-mail slavic@pitt.edu.

MUSIC

11/3 Ricardo Iznaola will perform a Latin American guitar concert at 7:30 p.m., Frick Fine Arts Building Auditorium, Schenley Drive, Oakland. Author Alejandro Bruzal also will attend to launch his new book, The Guitar in Venezuela: A Concise History to the End of the 20th Century (Doberman Yppán, 2005). This event is sponsored by the Pitt Center for Latin American Studies. For more information, call 412-648-7392 or e-mail clas@ucis.pitt.edu.

11/6 The 35th Annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert will close with a concert at

8 p.m. in the Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland. General admission is $18 and $8 for students with a valid ID. Tickets are available at any TicketMaster location, by phone at 412-323-1919, online at ticketmaster.com, and at the main box office of Pitt's William Pitt Union, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. For more information, call the Pitt Jazz Studies Program at 412-624-4187.

11/6 The Pitt Bach and the Baroque Ensemble, directed by Don Franklin, will give its Fall Concert at 3 p.m., Heinz Chapel, Fifth and Bellefield avenues, Oakland. General admission is $12; seniors and non-Pitt students, $8; and students with a valid Pitt ID, free. For more information, visit www.discover.pitt.edu/chapel.

11/7 Pitt's Department of Music presents a free concert titled "Music Monday," at

8 p.m., Bellefield Auditorium, 315 S. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-4125 or visit www.pitt.edu/~concerts.

THEATER

11/3 Pitt Kuntu Repertory Theatre will continue to present Little Willie Armstrong Jones, written by Rob Penny and directed by Pitt Associate Professor Vernell A. Lillie, which runs through Nov. 5 in the Seventh-Floor Auditorium, Alumni Hall, 4227 Fifth Ave., Oakland. Performances are 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays. For information on matinees, tickets, and group sales, call 412-624-7298 or visit www.kuntu.org.

11/3 Pitt Repertory Theatre will continue to present Pericles, written by William Shakespeare and directed by Eduard Butenko, which runs through Nov. 6 in the Charity Randall Theatre, Stephen Foster Memorial, Forbes Avenue and Bigelow Boulevard, Oakland. Performances are Tuesdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at 412-624-7529 or www.pitt.edu/~play.

11/3 Yvonne Hudson, Pitt alumna and local actress and playwright, will give a performance of her own play Mrs. Shakespeare, Will's First and Last Love, at 4 p.m., Room 144, Cathderal of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. General admission is $12; groups and seniors, $10; Pitt faculty and staff with a valid Pitt ID, $10; students with ID, $8; and children under 12, free. For more information, e-mail MrsShakespeare2005@yahoo.com. Tickets can be purchased through New Place Collaborations, 412-512-0589.

FILM

11/3 As part of the Korean movie series, a screening of Bungee Jumping on Their Own (2004), directed by Kim Dae Seung, will take place at 6 p.m., Room 4130, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by the Pitt Asian Studies Center. For more information, e-mail turker@pitt.edu.

EXHIBITION

11/3 The exhibition, A Sense of Place: Contemporary African American Art, will run through Dec. 9 in Pitt's Frick Fine Arts Gallery, Schenley Drive, Oakland. Hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., and Thursdays until 8 p.m. Lectures, Gallery Talks, and other events will be held throughout the exhibition. For more information, call 412-648-2423 or visit http://vrcoll.fa.pitt.edu/uag.

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