University of Pittsburgh
October 6, 2010

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Oct. 20-27

Contact:  412-624-4147

The following events are open to the public. 

LECTURES 

10/21   Jennifer McDowell, Pitt PhD student in anthropology, will deliver a lecture titled “Japanese Kokeshi Dolls: Shifting Signifiers and Wooden Tradition” at noon, 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. The event is part of the Asian Studies Center’s Asia Over Lunch lecture series. For more information, contact Jennifer Murawski at 412-383-3062 or jennm@pitt.edu. 

10/22   Cecile Richards, president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, will deliver a presentation titled “Celebrating 80 Years of Women’s Health With Cecile,” from 1 to 2 p.m., Frick Fine Arts auditorium, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. The event is sponsored by Pitt’s Women’s Studies Program and Planned Parenthood of Western PA. For more information, call 412-624-6485 or visit http://www.wstudies.pitt.edu/events

10/27     Sumie Okazaki, associate professor of applied psychology in the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University, will deliver a free lecture titled “Race, Racism, and Mental Health in Asian American Communities” at noon, School of Social Work Conference Center, 2017 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. The event is sponsored by Pitt’s Center on Race and Social Problems and is part of the center’s Buchanan Ingersoll and Rooney PC Fall 2010 Speaker Series. Lunch is provided. For more information, call 412-624-7382 or visit www.crsp.pitt.edu. 

MUSIC 

10/21   Pitt’s Jazz Studies Program, in conjunction with the upcoming 40th annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert on Nov. 6, will present live jazz during a brown-bag lunch event, at noon, main lobby, Pitt’s Petersen Events Center, 3719 Terrace St., Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-4187. 

10/23   Pitt’s Music on the Edge will present the Cikada Ensemble from Norway at 8 p.m., Bellefield Hall auditorium, 315 S. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-4125 or visit http://www.music.pitt.edu/events. 

FILM 

10/21   Pitt’s Center for Latin American Studies will present East of Havana (2006), directed by Emilia Menocal and Jauretsi Saizarbitoria, at 6:30 p.m., Mattress Factory, 500 Sampsonia Way, North Side. The screening is part of the Cuban Eyes/Cubanize: Fifty Years of Cuban Cinema Since the Cuban Revolution film series. For more information, visit www.amigosdelcinelatinoamericano.wordpress.com. 

10/21   Pitt’s Women’s Studies Program and other Pitt departments will present A Woman Like That (2010), a documentary by Ellen Weisbrod about 17th-century Italian painter Artemisia Gentileschi, from 3 to 6 p.m., Frick Fine Arts auditorium, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. A discussion will follow. For more information, call 412-624-6485 or visit http://www.wstudies.pitt.edu/events

10/27   Pitt’s Center for Latin American Studies will present HavanYork (2009), directed by Luciano Larobina, at 6:30 p.m., Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. The screening is part of the Cuban Eyes/Cubanize: Fifty Years of Cuban Cinema Since the Cuban Revolution film series. For more information, visit www.amigosdelcinelatinoamericano.wordpress.com. 

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