University of Pittsburgh
November 14, 2006

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Nov. 30-Dec. 6

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

LECTURES

11/30 Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, the Avalon Foundation Professor in the Humanities and director of the Center for Comparative Literature and Society at Columbia University, will deliver a lecture titled "Three Women's Texts and a Critique of Reproductive Heteronormativity" at

4 p.m., Auditorium, Frick Fine Arts Building, Schenley Drive, Oakland. For more information, contact Thomas Kane at thomaskane22@gmail.com.

11/30 Yuki Izena-Vandapel, a game animator and illustrator at Carnegie Mellon University's Information Networking Institute, will deliver a lecture titled "Gutai and Mono-ha: Their Materials and Expression" at 5 p.m., University Art Gallery, Frick Fine Arts Building, Schenley Drive, Oakland. This free event is sponsored by Pitt's Asian Studies Center. For more information, contact the University Art Gallery at 412-648-2434.

12/1 Michael Walters, a Master of Fine Arts candidate in East Asian Studies at Pitt, will deliver a lecture titled "Topics on Japan" at 2 p.m., Room 4130, Posvar Hall,

230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This free event is sponsored by Pitt's Asian Studies Center. For more information, contact Paula Locante at 412-624-5568 or plocante@ucis.pitt.edu.

12/4 Tina Lee, an assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University, will deliver a lecture titled "Coupling Endoplasmic Reticulum Morphogenesis to Protein Export" as part of the Pitt Department of Biological Sciences' Monday Seminar Series at 4:15 p.m., Room 169, Crawford Hall, Fifth and Ruskin avenues, Oakland. For more information, visit www.pitt.edu/~biology.

12/4 Iain Stewart, an assistant professor of physics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will deliver a lecture as part of the Carnegie Mellon University-University of Pittsburgh Physics Colloquium Fall 2006 Series at 4:30 p.m., Room 7500, Wean Hall, Carnegie Mellon University, Oakland. Refreshments will be served at 4:15 p.m. For more information, visit www.phyast.pitt.edu/Events.

12/6 As part of the Pitt Center on Race and Social Problems' Buchanan Ingersoll and Rooney Fall 2006 Speaker Series, Esther Bush, president and CEO of the Urban League of Pittsburgh, will deliver a lecture titled "The State of Black Pittsburgh" at noon, School of Social Work Conference Center, Room 2071, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. Lunch is provided. For more information, visit www.crsp.pitt.edu.

12/6 Carly Woods, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Communication at Pitt, will deliver a lecture titled "Teaching the Body" at noon, Room 2201, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by the Pitt Women's Studies Program. For more information, call 412-624-6485 or visit www.pitt.edu/~wstudies.

12/6 As part of the Pitt Department of Biological Science's Seminars in Ecology and Evolution Series, Carine Collin, a postdoctoral associate in Pitt's Department of Biological Sciences, will deliver a lecture at noon, Room A214, Langley Hall, Fifth and Ruskin avenues, Oakland. Individuals who wish to meet Collin may e-mail Henry Schumacher at hbs2@pitt.edu. For more information, visit www.pitt.edu/~biology.

MUSIC

12/1 The Pitt Men's Glee Club, directed by Richard Teaster, will give a holiday concert at

8 p.m., Heinz Chapel, Fifth and Bellefield avenues, Oakland. General admission, $10; students and seniors, $5; and students with a valid Pitt ID, free. For more information, call 412-624-4125 or visit www.music.pitt.edu.

12/2 Pitt's African Music and Dance Ensemble, directed by J.S. Kofi Gbolonyo, will give its fall concert at 8 p.m., Bellefield Hall Auditorium, 315 S. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. General admission, $10; students and seniors, $5; and students with a valid Pitt ID, free. For more information, call 412-624-4125 or visit www.music.pitt.edu.

12/2 The Pitt Heinz Chapel Choir, directed by John Goldsmith, will give its first two

12/3 holiday concerts at Heinz Chapel, Fifth and Bellefield avenues, Oakland. The Dec. 2 concert is 8 p.m., and the Dec. 3 concert is 3 p.m. General admission is $12 and student/senior admission is $6. Advance tickets are required. For more information, call 412-624-4125 or visit www.music.pitt.edu.

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