University of Pittsburgh
October 4, 2013

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

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

CONCERTS
Pitt Choirs Concert, Heinz Chapel Choir, Men’s Glee Club, and Women’s Choral Ensemble performing together, 3 p.m. Oct. 13, Bellefield Hall Auditorium, Pitt Department of Music, www.music.pitt.edu 

Pitt Jazz Ensemble, setting a jazzy mood on campus, noon Oct. 17, Nordy’s Place, Lower Level, William Pitt Union, Pitt Jazz Thursday Brown-Bag Lunch Concerts, www.pitt.edu/~pittjazz 

EXHIBITIONS
University Art Gallery, Rediscover: The Collection Revealed, artwork from the University collection addressing conservation issues within the collection, through Oct. 19, Frick Fine Arts Building, Department of History of Art and Architecture, www.haa.pitt.edu

Hillman Library, Pitt Football Through the Years, photography exhibition highlighting historic key moments and athletes, through Jan. 17, ground floor of Hillman Library, http://digital.library.pitt.edu/d/documentingpitt

BOOK DISCUSSIONS
Global Divas: Filipino Gay Men in the Diaspora, Martin F. Manalansan, author and associate professor of anthropology, University of Illinois, 4:30 p.m. Oct. 16, 2201 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, Pitt’s Women’s Studies Program, Fall 2013 Events on Gender and Sexuality, www.wstudies.pitt.edu 

LECTURES
“Stratification Economics: Implications for Understanding Inequality,” William A. Darity Jr., professor of economics, chair, Department of African and African American Studies, codirector, Research Network on Racial and Ethnic Inequality, Duke University, noon Oct. 14, 2017 Cathedral of Learning, Pitt School of Social Work, www.socialwork.pitt.edu 

“Genetic Testing of Embryos & Fetuses: Ethical and Legal Landscape,” Ellen Wright Clayton, Craig-Weaver Professor of Pediatrics, professor of law, Vanderbilt Medical School, Vanderbilt Law School, 7:15 a.m. Oct. 15, Magee Women's Hospital Auditorium, Zero Level, Pitt Department of Bioethics and Health Law, www.bioethics.pitt.edu 

“Communication Institutions In Infinitely Repeated Games,” Hong Wu, doctoral candidate, Pitt Department of Economics, 12:30 p.m. Oct. 15, 4716 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, Pitt Experimental Economics Brown Bag Seminar/Job Market Talk, www.econ.pitt.edu

“Flying through Turbulence: My Journey from Coal Country to the Water World,” Renee Martin-Nagle, visiting scholar, Environmental Law Institute, Washington, D.C., 12:30 p.m. Oct. 15, Room 113 School of Law, Pitt Law International Women of Distinction Series, www.law.pitt.edu 

“Kleist's Queer Humor,” Katrin Pahl, associate professor of German and romance languages and literatures, The Johns Hopkins University, 5 p.m. Oct. 15, 602 Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Department of German, www.german.pitt.edu 

“Desiring, Acknowledging, Struggling with, Mastering and Serving Hegel,” Katrin Pahl, associate professor of German and romance languages and literatures, The Johns Hopkins University, 12:30 p.m. Oct. 16, 5405 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, Pitt Department of German, www.german.pitt.edu

“Music as Biopolitical Culture in Contemporary Mali,” Ryan Skinner, assistant professor of musicology, Ohio State University, 2 p.m. Oct. 17, 302 Music Building, Pitt Department of Music, www.music.pitt.edu 

“Target Repurposing Accelerates Drug Discovery for Neglected Tropical Diseases,” Michael Pollastri, associate professor of chemistry, Northeastern University, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 17, 150 Chevron Hall, Pitt Department of Chemistry, www.chem.pitt.edu 

“Optimal Motivation in Education,” Judith Harackiewicz, professor of psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 3 p.m. Oct. 17, University Club, Conference Room A, Pitt Learning Research and Development Center’s 50th Anniversary 2013 Distinguished Speaker Series, www.lrdc.pitt.edu 

“New Concepts in Molecular and Energy Transport within Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene: Optical Sensors, Resonant Ion Channels, and Thermopower Waves,” Michael Strano, Charles and Hilda Roddey Professor of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 4 p.m. Oct. 17, 150 Chevron Hall, Pitt Department of Chemistry, www.chem.pitt.edu 

“Queer Dwellings: Migrancy, Precarity and Fabulosity,” Martin Manalansan, associate professor of anthropology and Asian American studies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 4 p.m. Oct. 17, 601 Cathedral of Learning, Gender and the Global: Pitt’s Woman Studies Program, Fall 2013 Events on Gender and Sexuality, www.wstudies.pitt.edu

“Forgetting and Remembering the Spanish Civil War,” Lourenzo Fernández Prieto, professor of history, University of Santiago de Compostela, 1 p.m. Oct. 18, 2432 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, Pitt Department of Sociology, www.sociology.pitt.edu 

“Simulating the Consequences of Early Farming Strategies: a Computational Modeling Approach to Understanding Long-term Socio-ecological Dynamics in Low-level Agropastoral Systems,” Isaac Ullah, visiting scholar in Pitt’s Center for Comparative Archaeology, 3 p.m. Oct. 18, 3106 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, Pitt Department of Anthropology, www.anthropology.pitt.edu 

“A Chick Take Flight: Reflections on Carlo Collodi's Pinocchio,” Michael Sherberg, professor of Italian, Washington University, Saint Louis, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 18, G24 Cathedral of Learning, Nicholas C. Tucci Lecture, Department of French and Italian Languages and Literatures, www.frenchanditalian.pitt.edu 

Written by Melissa Carlson

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