University of Pittsburgh
October 9, 2013

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

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

EXHIBITIONS
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

LECTURES
“Decision Making in Complex Animal Societies: A Tale of Two Fishes,” Peter Buston, assistant professor of biology, Boston University, 4:15 p.m. Oct. 21, 169 Crawford Hall, University of Pittsburgh Department of Biological Sciences’ Fall '13 Seminar Series, www.biology.pitt.edu 

“Theory Reduction in Physics: A Model-Based, Dynamical Systems Approach,” Josh Rosaler, postdoctoral fellow, Pembroke College, Oxford, 12:05 p.m. Oct. 22, 817R Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Center for Philosophy of Science, www.pitt.edu/~pittcntr 

“Post-infarct Remodeling of Cardiac Sympathetic Nerves and Arrhythmia,” Beth A. Habecker, professor of physiology and pharmacology, Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine, 4 p.m. Oct. 22, 1495 Biomedical Science Tower, Pitt Department of Neurobiology Seminar Series, http://cnup.neurobio.pitt.edu 

“Advances in Prosthetic Devices, Engineering and Treatment,” Rory Cooper, Paralyzed Veterans of America Chair, 6 p.m. Oct. 22, 1105 Scaife Hall, Civil War Disabilities Lectures 2013, Pitt Center for Bioethics and Health Law, www.bioethics.pitt.edu 

“Fossils Reveal New Species of Late-Occurring Human in China: Did Our Species Kill it Off?” Darren Curnoe, future fellow, Australian Research Council, associate professor of human and primate palaeontology, evolutionary biology, biogeography, The University of New South Wales, 8 p.m. Oct. 22, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, Mysteries of Human Evolution lecture series, Pitt Department of Anthropology, www.anthropology.pitt.ed

“Spectral Signatures of Large Amplitude Vibrations: What Information is Encoded in the Intensities?” Anne McCoy, professor of physical, theoretical, chemical physics, Ohio State University, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 24, 150 Chevron Science Center, Pitt Department of Chemistry, www.chem.pitt.edu 

“The Revolution in Maternal Thinking and Child Survival in Northeast Brazil: The Political and Moral Economies of Mother Love,” Nancy Scheper-Hughes, Chancellor's Professor of Anthropology, University of California Berkeley, 3:30 p.m. Oct. 24, The Pennsylvania Room at the Pittsburgh Athletic Association, 4215 Fifth Avenue, The 2013 Iris Marion Young Lecture, Pitt Women’s Studies Program, Fall 2013 Events on Gender and Sexuality, www.wstudies.pitt.edu 

“Methods Development for Automated Oligosaccharide Synthesis,” Nicola Pohl, professor of chemistry, Joan and Marvin Carmack Chair in Bioorganic Chemistry, Indiana University, Bloomington, 4 p.m. Oct. 24, 150 Chevron Science Center, Pitt Department of Chemistry, www.chem.pitt.edu 

“Pet Animals in Roman Antiquity: Reconstructions from Archaeological Evidence,” Michael MacKinnon, professor of classics and anthropology, University of Winnipeg, 4:30 p.m. Oct. 24, 3415 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, Pitt Department of Classics, www.classics.pitt.edu 

“Aging in Place: An Exploration of Built Environment Challenges in the Rust Belt,” Beverly McLean, research professor, School of Architecture and Planning, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, 1:30 p.m. Oct. 25, University Center for Social and Urban Research, 3343 Forbes Avenue, Pitt Urban and Regional Brown Bag Seminar Series, www.ucsur.pitt.edu 

“Grades of Inductive Skepticism,” Brian Skyrms, professor of philosophy, University of California, Irvine, 3:30 p.m. Oct. 25, 817R Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Center for Philosophy of Science, www.pitt.edu/~pittcntr

Written by Melissa Carlson

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