University of Pittsburgh
October 23, 2008

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Nov. 5-12

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

LECTURES

11/5 Elizabeth Beck, a professor in Georgia State University's School of Social Work, will deliver a lecture titled "Conflict Transformation, Restorative Justice, and the Role of Social Workers in Addressing Neighborhood Violence" at noon, 2017 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is part of the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work 2008-09 Speaker Series. For more information, visit www.socialwork.pitt.edu.

11/5 Kenyon Zimmer, a doctoral candidate in Pitt's Department of History, will deliver a lecture titled "The Whole World Is Our Country: Race, Ethnicity, and Internationalism in Jewish and Italian American Anarchism, 1890-1940" at 4 p.m., 3703 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of History. For more information, visit www.pitt.edu/~pitthist/news/lectures/index.html.

11/6 Martha Chaiklin, a professor in Pitt's Department of History, will deliver a lecture titled "Simian Amphibians: The Mermaid Trade in Early Modern Japan" at noon, 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is part of the Asia Over Lunch Lecture Series. For more information, contact Mason Kim at myk2@pitt.edu or visit www.ucis.pitt.edu/asc/news/overlunch.html.

11/6 Herdis Schopka, a doctoral candidate in Cornell University's Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, will deliver a lecture titled "The Formation of Helgafell, SW-Iceland, a Monogenetic Subglacial Hyaloclastite Ridge: Sedimentology, Hydrology, and Ice-Volcano Interaction" at 4 p.m., 203 Thaw Hall, 3943 O'Hara St., Oakland. This event is part of the Department of Geology and Planetary Science Fall 2008 Colloquium Series. For more information, visit www.geology.pitt.edu/colloquium.html.

11/7 Seung-hwan Shin, a doctoral candidate in Pitt's Department of English, will deliver a lecture titled "Hopeless Return and Endless Mourning: The Principles of Hope in Lee, Chang-dong's SECRET SUNSHINE" at 2 p.m., 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures and the Asian Studies Center. For more information, contact Ebru Turker at turker@pitt.edu.

11/7 Gabriella Lukacs, a professor in Pitt's Department of Anthropology, will deliver a lecture titled "Iron Chef Around the World: Japanese Food, Television, Soft Power, and Cultural Globalization" at 3 p.m., 3106 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Anthropology. For more information, visit www.pitt.edu/%7Elyl4/ANNnet.html.

11/11 Audrey Murrell, a professor in Pitt's Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and director of the David Berg Center for Ethics and Leadership, will deliver a lecture titled "Unfinished Business: The Impact of Race on Understanding Mentoring Relationships" at noon, 2017 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This 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.

11/11 Carl Kendall, a professor in Tulane University's Department of International Health and Development, will deliver a lecture titled "Respondent-Driven Sampling for HIV Surveillance in Men Who Have Sex With Men in Fortaleza, Brazil: What Can Anthropology Tell Us About the Utility and Validity of the Current Global Surveillance Methodology for the Most Vulnerable Populations?" at 3 p.m., A-115 Parran Hall, 130 Desoto St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Graduate School of Public Health, Department of Anthropology, Center for Latin American Studies, and Honors College. For more information, contact clas@pitt.edu.

11/12 Peter de Vries, a doctoral candidate in Pitt's School of Arts and Sciences, will deliver a lecture titled "The Apocalyptic Genre Considered by the Light of Ricoeur's Hermeneutics" 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/.

11/12 Takyiwaa Manuh, director of the Institute of African Studies at the University of Ghana at Legon, will deliver a lecture titled "Confronting Gender-Based Violence in Africa: Legislative Actions and Inactions" at 4 p.m., Kurtzman Room, William Pitt Union, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is part of the Good Afternoon Africa Lecture Series and is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Africana Studies in the University Center for International Studies. For more information, visit www.ucis.pitt.edu/Africa.

THEATER

11/7 Pitt Repertory Theatre will present Lysistrata by Aristophanes and directed by Kaitlyn Wittig, Cathedral of Learning's Studio Theater, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. General admission is $10. The play, which runs through Nov. 9, will be presented at 8 p.m. Nov. 7 and 8, with a 2 p.m. matinee on Nov. 9. For more information, contact Sloan MacRae at 412-624-0933.

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