University of Pittsburgh
October 22, 2009

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Nov. 4-11

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

CONCERT

11/7 The 39th annual Pitt Jazz Concert will be performed by a diverse group of Jazz musicians at 8 p.m. in the Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland. For more information on the concert, contact 412-624-4187.

LECTURES

11/4 Emily Bailey, a graduate student in Pitt's Department of Religious Studies, will deliver a lecture titled "Eating Habits: An Ethnographic Study of Social Food in Female Catholic Religious Life," at noon, 2201 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Women's Studies Program. For more information, visit www.wstudies.pitt.edu/news.html.

11/4 Pittsburgh Attorney Cynthia Maleski will deliver a lecture titled "The Masaryk Papers," at 1 p.m., 4217 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Center for Russian and East European Studies and Nationality Rooms. For more information, visit www.ucis.pitt.edu/main/events-one-month.shtml.

11/4 Diego Olstein, Pitt's World History Center Visiting Scholar from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, will deliver a lecture titled "Macro-Histories: Two Bridges for Two Gaps," at 4 p.m., History Department Lounge, 3703 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of History. For more information, visit www.history.pitt.edu/news/lectures/index.php#frenchSoccer.

11/4 Takuzo Aida, a professor in the University of Tokyo's Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology, will deliver a lecture titled "Dendritic Macromolecules for Energy and Environemental Issues," at 4 p.m., 169 Crawford Hall, Fifth and Ruskin avenues, Oakland. This event is part of the 30th Annual Bayer Lectures and is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Chemistry. For more information, visit www.chem.pitt.edu/p.php?pid=116&year=2009&term=fall.

11/5 C.D. Wright, author of Rising, Falling Hovering (Copper Canyon Press, 2008), will be featured in a live interview titled "The Future of Poetry," at 8:30 p.m., Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. This event is part of the 2009 Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series. For more information, visit www.english.pitt.edu.

11/5 Charlie Fishman, president and executive producer of the DC Jazz Festival, will deliver a lecture titled "Inside the Business of Music," at 7 p.m., Heinz Memorial Chapel, Fifth and Bellefield avenues, Oakland. This event is part of Pitt's 39th annual Jazz Seminar and Concert. For more information, call 412-624-4187.

11/6 Pianist George Cables will deliver a lecture titled "A Tribute to Bud Powell, Bill Evans, and Herbie Hancock," at 10 a.m., Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. This event is part of Pitt's 39th annual Jazz Seminar and Concert. For more information, call 412-624-4187.

11/6 Drummer Terri Lyne Carrington will deliver a lecture titled "A Salute to Max Roach," at 2 p.m., Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. This event is part of Pitt's 39th annual Jazz Seminar and Concert. For more information, call 412-624-4187.

11/6 Guitarist Yotam Silberstein will deliver a lecture titled "The Genius of Wes Montgomery," at 3 p.m., Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. This event is part of Pitt's 39th annual Jazz Seminar and Concert. For more information, call 412-624-4187.

11/6 Berlin photographer Norbert Wiesneth will deliver a presentation titled "Interior Monologues," at noon, 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Departments of History and Germanic Studies, Center for Russian and East European Studies, and European Union Center of Excellence, European Studies Center. For more information, visit www.ucis.pitt.edu/main/events-one-month.shtml.

11/7 Trumpeter Lew Soloff will deliver a lecture titled "Trumpet Kings: The Music of Roy Eldridge, Dizzy Gillespie, Chet Baker, and Miles Davis," at 10 a.m., Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. This event is part of Pitt's 39th annual Jazz Seminar and Concert. For more information, call 412-624-4187.

11/7 Saxophonist Benny Golson will deliver a lecture titled "A Tribute to Jazz in Film: The Terminal," at 11:30 a.m., Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. This event is part of Pitt's 39th annual Jazz Seminar and Concert. For more information, call 412-624-4187.

11/10 Diego Olstein, Pitt's World History Center Visiting Scholar from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, will deliver a lecture titled "Substantial Macro-Histories Under Scrutiny: International and Transnational History; World History, Global History, and the History of Globalization," at 4 p.m. History Department Lounge, 3703 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of History. For more information, visit www.history.pitt.edu/news/lectures/index.php.

11/11 Diego Olstein, Pitt's World History Center Visiting Scholar from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, will deliver a lecture titled, "The Muwallad Era (711-1085): The Christians of al-Andalus amid Islamic Rule and Christian Kingdoms," at noon, 2628 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Religious Studies. For more information, visit www.religiousstudies.pitt.edu/events/.

11/11 Edward Slavishak, a professor in Susquehanna University's Department of History, will deliver a lecture titled, "Bodies of Work: Civic Display and Labor in Industrial Pittsburgh," at 3 p.m., 2201 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Women's Studies Program. For more information, visit www.wstudies.pitt.edu/news.html.