University of Pittsburgh
October 1, 2009

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Oct. 14-21

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

LECTURES

10/14 Titiloa O. Adewale, director of Robert Morris University's International Student Services and Study Abroad Programs, will deliver a lecture titled "International Education in the 21st Century: A Focus on American Higher Education," at noon, 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's School of Education's Administration and Policy Department, Global Studies Program, and Institute for International Studies in Education. For more information, contact Veronica Dristas at 412-624-2918.

10/14 Anthony Novosel, a professor in Pitt's Department of History, will deliver a lecture titled "Lost Opportunity: Political Loyalism in Northern Ireland, 1972-1982," at 4 p.m., History Department Lounge, 3703 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of History. For more information, visit www.history.pitt.edu/news/lectures/index.php.

10/14 Anne Sanow, author of Triple Time (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2009) and the 2009 Drue Heinz Literature Prize Winner, and Ann Patchett, author of The Patron Saint of Liars (Houghton Mifflin Company, 1992) and the 2009 Drue Heinz Literature Prize Judge, will be the featured readers for the Drue Heinz Literature Prize Reading and Award Ceremony, at 7:30 p.m., Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. This event is part of the Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series 2009-10 Season. For more information, contact oaks@pitt.edu or visit www.english.pitt.edu.

10/15 Benjamin Patcher, a graduate student in Pitt's Department of Music, will deliver a lecture titled "Performing Past and Present: Tradition and Modernity in Japanese Group Taiko Performance," at noon, 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is part of the Asia Over Lunch Lecture Series and is sponsored by Pitt's Asian Studies Center and International Business Center. For more information, contact Liz Benvin at 412-648-7426 or visit www.ucis.pitt.edu/asc/.

10/15 Sam Gellman, a professor in the University of Wisconsin's Department of Chemistry, will deliver a lecture titled "Structure and Function in Peptidic Foldamers," at 2:30 p.m., 157 Benedum Hall, 3700 O' Hara St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Chemistry. For more information, visit www.chem.pitt.edu/p.php?pid=116&year=2009&term=fall.

10/15 Robin Judd, a professor in Ohio State University's Department of History, will deliver a lecture titled " 'The Disgrace of Our Century!': Antisemitism, Modern Politics, and the Debates Over Circumcision and Kosher Butchering, 1871-1933," at 4 p.m., 1500 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Religious Studies. For more information, contact 412-624-5990 or visit www.religiousstudies.pitt.edu/events/.

10/15 Sam H. Noh, a professor in Hongik University's Department of Computer Engineering, will deliver a lecture titled "Some Empirical Experiences Using Storage Class Memory: Evidence of Energy Efficiency, High Performance, and a Greener World," at noon, 5317 Sennott Square, 210 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Computer Science. For more information, visit www.cs.pitt.edu/events/talks/2101/talk.php?id=144.

10/16 Peter Johnson, chief technology architect of the Bank of New York Mellon, will deliver a lecture titled "Technology Trends that Threaten and Create Opportunities for BNY Mellon," at 1 p.m., 5317 Sennott Square, 210 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Computer Science. For more information, visit www.cs.pitt.edu/events/undergradLecture/index.php.

10/19 Paola Gutierrez Galindod, coordinator of Pitt's Center for Latin American Studies' Outreach Program, will deliver a lecture titled "Why We Migrate: Stories of Mexico's Displaced," at 3:30 p.m., 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. The event is sponsored by Pitt's Center for Latin American Studies. For more information, contact Luz Amanda Hank at 412-648-7394.

10/20 A.S.M. Ali Ashraf, a graduate student in Pitt's Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA), will deliver a lecture titled "European and U.S. Responses to Terrorism: A Critical Review," at 8 p.m., First Floor Lounge, Sutherland Hall, 3725 Sutherland Dr., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's European Studies Center and Global Studies Program. For more information, contact Veronica Dristas at 412-624-2918.

10/21 Peace Medie, a graduate student in Pitt's Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA), will deliver a lecture titled "Gender and Security in Post-conflict Peace Building: A Study of the Concept of Security in Post-conflict Liberia," at noon, 2201 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Women's Studies Program and GSPIA. For more information, visit www.wstudies.pitt.edu/news.html.

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