University of Pittsburgh
October 8, 2009

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Oct. 21-28

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

LECTURES

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.

10/21 Jeremy McInerney, the David Kennedy professor of Classical Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, will deliver a lecture titled "Sacred Law, Sacred Money: The Problem of Authority in the Early Greek Polis," at 4:30 p.m., 306 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Deparment of Classics. For more information, visit www.classics.pitt.edu/events/.

10/22 Wen-Ta Chiu, president of the Taipei Medical University, will deliver a lecture titled "Helmet Laws," at 7:30 a.m., A-115 Crabtree Hall, 130 DeSoto St., Oakland. This event is a Pitt Legacy Laureates Lecture and is sponsored by Pitt's Asian Studies Center. For more information, contact Liz Benvin at 412-648-7426.

10/22 Eric Shiner, the Milton Fine Curator of Art at the Andy Warhol Museum, will deliver a lecture titled "Reading Warhol Into Contemporary Asian Art," at noon, 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is part of the Asian Over Lunch Lecture Series. For more information, contact Liz Benvin at 412-648-7426 or visit www.ucis.pitt.edu/asc.

10/22 David Edward, former judge of the European Court of Justice and a professor emeritus at the University of Edinburgh School of Law, will deliver the 18th annual McLean Lecture on World Law titled "Nationalism, Constitutionalism, and the Future of the European Union," at 6 p.m., Teplitz Memorial Courtroom, Barco Law Building, 3900 Forbes Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's School of Law. For more information, visit www.law.pitt.edu/events/1009/nationalism-constitutionalism-and-future-eu....

10/22 Contemporary artist Ilene Winn-Lederer will deliver a lecture titled "Between Heaven and Earth: An Illuminated Torah Commentary," at 7:30 p.m., 1640 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Jewish Studies Program and Israel Heritage Classroom Committee. For more information, visit www.religiousstudies.pitt.edu/events/.

10/23 Qing Lin, a professor in the State University of New York at Buffalo's Department of Chemistry, will deliver a lecture titled "Photoinducible Bioorthogonal Chemistry: A New Tool for Chemical Biology," at 2:30 p.m., 525 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.

10/27 Rob Ruck, a senior lecturer in Pitt's Department of History, will deliver a lecture titled "White Out: Blacks, Latinos, and Baseball," at 4 p.m., 3703 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is part of the University of Pittsburgh Graduate Program Speaker Series. For more information, visit www.history.pitt.edu/news/lectures/index.php.

10/28 Rakesh Mahalakshim, a lecturer in the Jawaharial Nehru University's Center for Historical Studies, will deliver a lecture titled "Religious Pluralism and Syncretism in a Conflict Zone: A Study of Brahmanical Iconography in Polonaruva, Sri Lanka, circa 10th-13th centuries CE," at 2 p.m., 4217 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. For more information, visit www.ucis.pitt.edu/main/events-one-month.shtml.

10/28 Joseph Alter, a professor in Pitt's Department of Anthropology, will deliver a lecture titled "Nervous Masculinity: Consumption and the Production of Embodied Gender in Indian Wrestling," at 3 p.m., 2201 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Women's Studies Program. For more information, visit www.wstudies.pitt.edu/news.html.

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