University of Pittsburgh
October 5, 2005

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Oct. 20-26

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

LECTURES

10/20 As part of the Pitt School of Social Work Speaker Series, Derrick Bell, a distinguished lecturer and scholar in Pitt's School of Law and a visiting professor of law at the New York University School of Law, will deliver a lecture titled "The Challenge of Apocalyptic Prophecy," at noon, Teplitz Moot Court Room, Pitt Law Building, 3900 Forbes Ave., Oakland. A lunch reception will follow. For more information, call 412-624-6304 or visit www.pitt.edu/~pittssw.

10/20 Patricia Ulbrich, cofounder of the Women and Girls Foundation of Southwest Pennsylvania, will deliver a lecture on internships in women's studies at 4 p.m., William Pitt Union Ballroom, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, visit www.pitt.edu/~wstudies.

10/21Pitt alumnus Sam Sciullo Jr. (CAS '81) will take part in a Meet and Greet session and will sign copies of his new book, Pitt: 100 Years of Basketball (Sports Publishing, 2005), at 11 a.m. in the University Book Center, 4000 Fifth Ave., Oakland. For more information, call 412-648-1453.

10/21 Alexandros Labrinidis, assistant professor in Pitt's School of Information Sciences, will present a lecture titled "User-Centric Data Management" at a Department of Information Sciences and Telecommunications Colloquia, 10:30 a.m., Room 403, Information Sciences Building, 135 N. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. For more information, visit www.sis.pitt.edu/updates/seminars or call 412-624-5230.

10/21 Andrew Meyers, associate professor of computer science at Cornell University, will be the keynote speaker at a Laboratory of Education and Research on Security Assured Information Systems (LERSAIS) seminar titled "Toward Distributed Systems Secure by Construction," at 2 p.m., Room 404, Information Sciences Building, 135 N. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. For more information, visit www.sis.pitt.edu/~lersais/ or call 412-624-5230.

10/21 Pitt's Center for Russian and East European Studies will host a conference 10/22 titled Memory, History, and Identity in Bessarabia and Beyond, from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Oct. 21, Room 3703, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St, Oakland. Charles King, chair of the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, will deliver the keynote speech at 5 p.m. The conference will continue from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 22, Room 4130, Posvar Hall. For more information, call 412-648-7407 or visit www.ucis.pitt.edu/crees.

10/22 Mary Martin, printmaker at Women of Visions Inc., will deliver a lecture titled "The Art of Beverly Buchanan," 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 2 p.m. in the Frick Fine Arts Gallery, Schenley Drive, Oakland. For more information, call 412-648-2423 or visit vrcoll.fa.pitt.edu/uag.

10/26 Michael B. Spring, associate professor in Pitt's School of Information Sciences, will present a lecture titled "An Overview of RAPAI Issues and Opportunities" at a Department of Information Sciences and Telecommunications Colloquia,

10:30 a.m., Room 403, Information Sciences Building, 135 N. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. For more information, visit www.sis.pitt.edu/updates/seminars or call

412-624-5230.

MUSIC

10/20 As part of the Pitt Heinz Chapel Pittsburgh Artists Series, Acoustic Swing will give a performance at 8 p.m., Heinz Memorial Chapel, Fifth and Bellefield avenues, Oakland. Admission is $12; tickets for the entire season may be purchased in advance for $50. The season, which continues through March 2006, includes performances by the Mike Tomaro Quintet Jan. 19 and the Valentine's Concert by Daphne Alderson Feb. 14. For more information, visit www.discover.pitt.edu/chapel.

10/21 John Eaton, Pitt's Franz Lehar Composer-in-Residence, will give a performance as part of the Pitt Department of Music's Music on the Edge Series, at 8 p.m., Bellefield Hall Auditorium, 315 S. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. Admission for students with a valid Pitt ID is free. Tickets may be purchased through Pro Arts Tickets, 412-394-3353 or www.proartstickets.org.

10/23 As part of the Heinz Chapel Organ Concert Series, Charles Heaton will give a free performance at 3 p.m. in Heinz Memorial Chapel, Fifth and Bellefield avenues, Oakland. General information about the concert series can be found at www.discover.pitt.edu/chapel.

FILM

10/21 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 Shanghai Dreams (2005), directed by Wang Xiaoshuai, 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.

10/26 A screening of Changing Destiny (2004), directed by Daniele Gaglianone, 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.

THEATER

10/20 Pitt Kuntu Repertory Theatre will present Little Willie Armstrong Jones, written by Rob Penny and directed by Vernell A. Lillie, from Oct. 20 to Nov. 5, Seventh-Floor Auditorium, Alumni Hall, 4227 Fifth Ave., Oakland. Performances are 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays. For information on matinees, tickets, and group sales, call 412-624-7298 or visit www.kuntu.org.

10/26 Pitt Repertory Theatre will give a special preview performance of Pericles, written by William Shakespeare and directed by Eduard Butenko, at 8 p.m., Charity Randall Theatre, Stephen Foster Memorial, Forbes Avenue and Bigelow Boulevard, Oakland. Performances run through Nov. 6, from Tuesdays to Saturdays at

8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at 412-624-7529 or www.pitt.edu/~play.

EXHIBITION

10/20 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.-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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