University of Pittsburgh
October 27, 2015

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Nov. 8-14

The following events are open to the public.
Contact: 

Katie Fike

412-624-1085

VETERANS DAY
National Remembrance Day Roll Call, campus and community volunteers at Pitt as well as other colleges and universities across the nation will simultaneously read the names of those services members who have died while serving in the Global War on Terror, 1-3 p.m. Nov. 10, Heinz Memorial Chapel, Pitt Office of Veterans Services, www.veterans.pitt.edu

THE YEAR OF THE HUMANITIES IN THE UNIVERSITY
“Accidental Latin@ Archives: From Movimiento to YouTube,” Urayoán Noel, poet, critic, performer, translator, and assistant professor, Departments of English and of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Literatures, New York University, 5 p.m. Nov. 12, Gold Room, University Club, 123 University Pl., Oakland, Pitt Departments of Hispanic Languages and Literatures and of English, Center for Latin American Studies, Humanities Center, Year in the Humanities Initiative, and John Beverley, www.hispanic.pitt.edu 

FILM SCREENING
Mare chiuso [The Closed Sea], screening of a documentary made in the aftermath of the 2009 Silvio Berllusconi-Muammar Gaddafi agreement that governed the forced repatriation of Libyan migrants and a Skype Q&A with coproducer Andrea Segre, 5 p.m. Nov. 11, 120 David Lawrence Hall, Mediterranean Metageographies, Pitt Department of French and Italian Languages and Literatures, https://fritmedseries.wordpress.com

LECTURES
“The Curious Disappearance of Civic Information in the Age of the Internet,” Dana Louise Priest, reporter, The Washington Post, John S. and James L. Knight Chair in Public Affairs Journalism, Philip Merrill College of Journalism, University of Maryland, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11, Connolly Ballroom, Alumni Hall, University Honors College, Carnegie Mellon University, Pitt Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Security Studies, Ford Institute for Human Security, and Dick Thornburgh Forum for Law and Public Policy, www.honorscollege.pitt.edu

“Ethics in Regenerative Medicine: What’s Old, What’s New, What’s Borrowed, and What’s Blue Sky?” Nancy M. P. King JD, professor, Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy, Wake Forest School of Medicine, codirector, Center for Bioethics, Health and Society, director, Program in Bioethics, Health and Society, Wake Forest University, 12:30-1:30 p.m. Nov. 12, Templitz Memorial Courtroom, Barco Law Building, 3900 Forbes Ave., Oakland, Mark A. Nordenberg Lecture in Law, Medicine and Psychiatry, Pitt School of Law, http://law.pitt.edu

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