University of Pittsburgh
October 30, 2014

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Nov. 9-15

The following events are open to the public.
Contact: 

Katie Fike

412-624-1085

VETERANS DAY
National Remembrance Day Roll Call, students at more than 30 schools across the country will participate in simultaneous recognition of our service members, 1-3 p.m. Nov. 10, Heinz Memorial Chapel, Office of Veterans Services, www.veterans.pitt.edu

FESTIVAL
Polish Festival, 29th annual celebration featuring Polish folk music, dance, arts and crafts, food, and imported goods, noon-5 p.m. Nov. 9, Commons Room, Cathedral of Learning, Nationality Rooms Programs, www.nationalityrooms.pitt.edu

FILM SCREENINGS
Ghosts of Amistad: In the Footsteps of the Rebels, a documentary based on the book The Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom by Pitt Distinguished Professor of History Marcus Rediker, Q&A with Rediker and film director Tony Buba to follow screening, 4:15 p.m. Nov. 15, Regent Square Theater, 1035 S. Braddock Ave., Three Rivers Film Festival, www.ghostsofamistad.com

The Magical Voice of a Rebel: Marta Kubisova, Czech with English subtitles, 6:30-8 p.m. Nov. 15, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, The Play’s the Thing: Vaclav Havel Film Festival, www.nationalityrooms.pitt.edu

THEATRE
Avenue Q, features a cast of puppets, politically incorrect lyrics, and a hilarious upending of children’s television, Nov. 6-23, Studio Theatre in the basement of the Cathedral of Learning, www.play.pitt.edu

EXHIBITIONS
Reading Goethe, rare books, manuscripts, and other Goetheana related to Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832), through Dec. 12, Room 363, Hillman Library, Special Collections Department, University Library System, www.library.pitt.edu

All In: The University in the Great War, photography exhibition recognizing the significant role Pitt played in the World War I war effort, through Dec. 13, ground floor of Hillman Library, http://digital.library.pitt.edu/pittsburgh/exhibits/ww1/

LECTURE
“The Challenges and Promise of Democratic Governance in Asia,” David D. Arnold, president, The Asia Foundation, noon-1 p.m. Nov. 13, Lower Lobby, William Pitt Union, The Dick Thornburgh Forum for Law and Public Policy, www.thornburghforum.pitt.edu