University of Pittsburgh
October 25, 2007

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Nov. 7-14

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

LECTURES

11/7 Kuldeep Shastri, professor of business administration at the University of

California, will deliver a lecture, titled "Corporate Governance, Valuation, and Performance: Evidence From a Voluntary Market Reform in Brazil," at noon,

4130 Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by the

Center for Latin American Studies. For more information, contact the Center for

Latin American Studies at 412-648-7342 or clas@pitt.edu.

11/7 Gabriela Nouzeilles, associate professor of Latin American studies at Princeton University, will deliver a lecture, titled "The Ruins of Nature," at 3 p.m., Room

501, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored

by the Center for Latin American Studies. For more information, contact the

Center for Latin American Studies at 412-648-7342 or clas@pitt.edu.

11/7 Costa Georgopoulos, professor of biochemistry at the University of Utah, will deliver the Inaugural Tousimis-Lauffer Distinguished Lecture, titled "The ins and outs of a protein folding machine," at 4 p.m., Room 169 Crawford Hall, Fifth & Ruskin Avenues, Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-4350.

11/8 The Western Pennysylvania Association of Career Services will sponsor the

WestPACS College Job Fair, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Pittsburgh ExpoMart,

Monroeville, PA. For more information, visit www.westpacs.org.

11/8 Mark Metzler, professor of history and Asian studies at the University of Texas at Austin, will deliver a lecture, titled "Globalization, East Asia, and the First Great Depression, 1873-1896," at noon, Room 4130, Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St.,

Oakland. This event is part of the Asia Over Lunch Lecture Series. For more

information, contact Katherine Carlitz at 412-648-7371.

11/8 Chris Dede, professor of learning technology at Harvard University's Graduate School of Education, will deliver a lecture, titled "21st-Century Skills, Education,

and Economic Development for Global, Knowledge-based Workplaces," at

3 p.m., William Pitt Union Assembly Hall, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by the Center for Instructional Development and Distance Education.

For more information, visit www.education.pitt.edu.

11/8 Don Lee, novelist, will receive the Fred R. Brown Literary Award and deliver a reading at 8:30 p.m., 343 Alumni Hall, 4227 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is

part of the Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series. For more information, contact Jeff Oaks at Oaks@pitt.edu.

11/9 The Department of History will sponsor a symposium for Richard J.

Smethurst's book, titled "From Foot Soldier to Finance Minister: Takahashi

Korekiyo, Japan's Keynes," (Harvard University Asia Center, 2007) at 4 p.m.,

Room 3703, Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. Featured speakers will

include Sheldon Garon, Princeton University; Gregory Kasza, Indiana

University; and Mark Metzler, Univerity of Texas at Austin. For more

information, contact the Department of History at 412-648-7451.

11/14 The Asian Studies Center will host a panel discussion, titled "India: Culture and Religion," at 7 p.m. at the Mattress Factory, 500 Sampsonia Way, North Side. This event will be moderated by Fred Clothey, former chair of Pitt's Department

of Religious Studies. For more information, contact The Mattress Factory at

412-231-3169.

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