University of Pittsburgh
September 28, 2005

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Oct. 13-19

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

LECTURES

10/13 June Park, a Ph.D. candidate in Pitt's Department of Political Science, will deliver a lecture titled "The Job Security in South Korea After the 1997 Financial Crisis" as part of the Pitt Asian Studies Center's Asia Over Lunch Lecture Series, at noon, Room 4130, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. A light lunch will be provided; bring your own drink. For more information, e-mail jordanb@ucis.pitt.edu.

10/17 Mala Htun, assistant professor of political science at New School University, New York, will deliver a lecture titled "Sex, Race, and Representation in Latin American Politics: Why Women Got Quotas and Indians Did Not," at noon, Room 4130, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is part of the Pitt Women's Studies Fall 2005 Events. For more information, visit www.pitt.edu/~wstudies.

10/18 Katherine Wisner, Pitt professor of psychiatry, obstetrics, and gynecology and director of Women's Behavioral Healthcare at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, will deliver a lecture titled "Diagnosing Florence Nightingale," at 3 p.m., Room 2700, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. A reception in Room 2501 will follow. This event is sponsored by the Pitt Women's Studies Program and the Provost's Advisory Committee on Women's Concerns. For more information, visit www.pitt.edu/~wstudies.

10/18 David Summers, the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Art History at the University of Virginia, will deliver a lecture as part of the art exhibition "A Sense of Place: Contemporary African American Art," which runs through Dec. 9 in the University Art Gallery. The lecture will take place at 5 p.m. in the Frick Fine Arts Gallery, Schenley Drive, Oakland. For more information, call 412-648-2423.

10/19 Nicole Constable, a Pitt professor of anthropology, will present a lecture titled "Maid to Order in Post-1997 Hong Kong" during a brown bag lunch, at noon, Room 2201, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Women's Studies Program. For more information, call 412-624-6485 or visit www.pitt.edu/~wstudies.

10/19 As part of the Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series, author Charles Baxter will give a reading at 8:30 p.m. in the Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, Schenley Drive, Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-6506 or visit www.english.pitt.edu.

10/19 Cheris Chan, a Pitt assistant professor of sociology, will deliver a lecture titled "The Dynamics of Using Guanxi in Economic Transaction—The Case of Life Insurance" as part of the Pitt Asian Studies Center's Asia Over Lunch Lecture Series, at noon, Room 4130, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. A light lunch will be provided; bring your own drink. For more information, e-mail jordanb@ucis.pitt.edu.

10/19 Rachel Amram, Pitt's 2005-06 Global Studies Kabak Fellow, will deliver a lecture titled "Women in Israel Struggle for Peace" as part of the Pitt Global Studies Program's Global Studies Colloquium, at 2 p.m., Room 2500, Posvar Hall,

230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-2918 or e-mail thomay@ucis.pitt.edu.

MUSIC

10/15 In conjunction with the Pitt Asian Studies Center, the Creative And Performing Arts (CAPA) High School will host Karen Han, who will give an erhu (ancient two-stringed Chinese violin) performance at 8 p.m., CAPA High School auditorium, 111 9th St., Pittsburgh. General admission is $20, students $15. For more information, call 412-344-5628 or e-mail mljarchitects@adelphia.net.

10/16 Pitt's Heinz Chapel Choir, directed by John Goldsmith, will give a free Fall Concert at 3 p.m., Heinz Chapel, Fifth and Bellefield avenues, Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-4125 or visit www.pitt.edu/~concerts.

10/17 Pitt's Department of Music presents a free concert titled "Music Monday," at

8 p.m., Bellefield Auditorium, 315 S. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-4125 or visit www.pitt.edu/~concerts.

FILM

10/14 Pitt's Asian Studies Center, in collaboration with Carnegie Mellon University's Department of Modern Languages and Modern Languages Student Advisory Council, will host an Asian Film Festival titled "New From Asia: From S.F. to Social Drama." A screening of the Korean film Christmas in August (1998) directed by Jin-ho Hur, will take place at 7 p.m. in Carnegie Mellon's McConomy Auditorium, University Center, 5032 Forbes Ave., Oakland. For more information, e-mail Keiko McDonald at keiko@pitt.edu.

10/19 A screening of Radio Alice (2004), directed by Guido Chiesa, will take place at

7:30 p.m., Pittsburgh Filmmaker's Melwood Screening Room, 477 Melwood Ave. The screening is part of Pitt's Italian Film Series, "Intimate Heroes," cosponsored by Pittsburgh Filmmakers. General admission is $6 and $5 for students with a valid Pitt ID. For more information, visit www.pghfilmmakers.org or www.pitt.edu/~frit/ih.

EXHIBITION

10/13 The exhibition, "A Sense of Place: Contemporary African American Art," will run through Dec. 9, in Pitt's Frick Fine Arts Gallery, Schenley Drive, Oakland. Hours are Monday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Thursdays until 8 p.m. Lectures, Gallery Talks, and other events will be held throughout the exhibition. For more information, call 412-648-2423 or visit vrcoll.fa.pitt.edu/uag.

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