University of Pittsburgh
October 9, 2008

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Oct 22-29

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

LECTURES

10/22 Dorit Klebe, a lecturer in the Berlin University of the Arts' Department of Music, will deliver a lecture titled "Hip-hop Movement Among the Turkish Community: Emergence in Germany, Interactions With Turkey, Developments up to Recent Times" at 11 a.m., 132 Music Building, 4337 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Music. For more information, visit www.music.pitt.edu.

10/22 Kathleen Lynch, a professor in the University of Cincinnati's Department of Classics, will deliver a lecture titled "At Home in Archaic Athens: The Archaeology of a House Near the Athenian Agora" at 4:30 p.m., 204 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Classics and the Archaeological Institute of America. For more information, visit www.classics.pitt.edu/index.php.

10/22 Keith Brown, a professor emeritus in Pitt's Department of Anthropology, will deliver a lecture titled "Changing Gender Roles in Japan" at 5 p.m., 106 Allen Hall, 3941 O'Hara St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Asian Studies Center. For more information, contact Wendy Bennett at wbennett@us-japan.org.

10/23 Wei Wang, a doctoral candidate in Pitt's Department of Economics, will deliver a lecture titled "Health Care Financing and Delivery in China: Problems, Controversies, and Solutions" at noon, 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is part of the Asia Over Lunch Lecture Series. For more information, contact Mason Kim at myk2@pitt.edu or visit www.ucis.pitt.edu/asc/news/overlunch.html.

10/23 Shannon Stahl, a professor in the University of Wisconsin at Madison's Department of Chemistry, will deliver a lecture titled "Aerobic Oxidative Amination Reactions Catalyzed by Pd and Cu" at 2:30 p.m., 12B Chevron Science Center, 219 Parkman Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Chemistry. For more information, visit www.chem.pitt.edu/p.php?pid=116&year=2008&term=fall.

10/23 Robert Blobaum, a professor in West Virginia University's Department of History, will deliver a lecture titled "The Russian Evacuation of Warsaw, 1915" at 3 p.m., 3703 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of History and Center for Russian and East European Studies. For more information, contact Anna Talone at 412-648-7407 or crees@pitt.edu.

10/23 Tom Muir, the Richard E. Salomon Family Professor in Rockefeller University's Department of Chemistry, will deliver a lecture titled "Testing the Histone Code Hypothesis Using Synthesis" at 4 p.m., 12B Chevron Science Center, 219 Parkman Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Chemistry. For more information, visit www.chem.pitt.edu/p.php?pid=116&year=2008&term=fall.

10/23 Dan Volz, a professor in Pitt's Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, will deliver a lecture titled "Variations in the Estrogenicity Index of Channel Catfish Flesh and Fat From the Three Rivers of Pittsburgh" at 4 p.m., 203 Thaw Hall, 3943 O'Hara St., Oakland. This event is part of the Department of Geology and Planetary Science Fall 2008 Colloquium Series. For more information, visit www.geology.pitt.edu/colloquium.html.

10/23 Ben Schachter, a professor in Saint Vincent College's Department of Fine Arts, will deliver a lecture titled "Jewish Art: Yes, but Is It Kosher? The Collision Between Artist Materials and the Rules of Kashrut" at 7:30 p.m., 1640 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Religious Studies, Jewish Studies Program, and Israeli Heritage Classroom Committee. For more information, visit www.religiousstudies.pitt.edu/events.

10/23 Brian Katulis, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress, will deliver a lecture titled "Transnational Challenges to Security" at 7:30 p.m., 1500 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is part of the Ridgway Speaker Series. For more information, contact Beverly Brizzi at 412-624-7884 or visit www.ridgway.pitt.edu.

10/24 Pamela Cole, a professor in Penn State University's Department of Psychology, will deliver a lecture titled "Cultural Socialization of Children's Anger and Shame in Rural Nepal" at 3 p.m., 4127 Sennott Square, 210 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Psychology. For more information, visit www.psychology.pitt.edu/index.php.

10/24 Pedro Lastra, a professor emeritus in the State University of New York at Stony Brook's Department of Hispanic Languages and Literature, will deliver a poetry reading at 2 p.m., 208B Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures and Center for Latin American Studies. For more information, contact Connie Tomko at connie@pitt.edu.

10/27 Jochen Hellbeck, a professor in Rutgers University's Department of History, will deliver a lecture titled "The Last Soviet Dreamer: Encounters With Leonid Potemkin" at 1 p.m., 3703 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and Center for Russian and East European Studies. For more information, contact Anna Talone at 412-648-7407 or crees@pitt.edu.

10/27 Mauro Perani, a professor in the University of Bologna's Department of Preservation of Cultural Heritage, will deliver a lecture titled "What Is the 'European Genizah'? A Survey of Hebrew Manuscript Discoveries in Italy and Spain and Their Importance for Jewish Studies" at 4 p.m., 501 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Departments of Religious Studies and French and Italian Languages and Literatures and the Jewish Studies and Medieval and Renaissance Studies programs. For more information, visit www.religiousstudies.pitt.edu/events.

10/28 Elke Gryglewski, a senior educator in the House of Wannsee Conference Memorial and Educational Centre in Berlin, Germany, will deliver a lecture titled "Sixty-five Years Later: Teaching the Holocaust in Germany Today" at 2 p.m., Kurtzman Room, William Pitt Union, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's School of Education, Department of Religious Studies and Jewish Studies Program as well as the Holocaust Center of Greater Pittsburgh. For more information, visit www.religiousstudies.pitt.edu/events.

10/29 Mohammed Bamyeh, a professor in Pitt's Department of Sociology, will deliver a lecture titled "The Hermeneutic Revolution in Contemporary Islam" at noon, 2628 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Religious Studies. For more information, visit www.religiousstudies.pitt.edu/events.

10/29 Roland Clark, a doctoral candidate in Pitt's Department of History, will deliver a lecture titled "Printing a Pogrom: Violence and Print Communities in Interwar Romania" at 4 p.m., 3703 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of History and Center for Russian and East European Studies. For more information, contact Anna Talone at 412-648-7407 or crees@pitt.edu.

10/29 Russel Banks, author of "The Reserve" (Harper Collins, 2008) and "Cloudsplitter" (Harper Collins, 1999), will deliver a literary reading at 8:30 p.m., David Lawrence Hall, 3942 Forbes Ave., Oakland. This event is part of the Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series. For more information, contact Jeff Oaks at oaks@pitt.edu.

FILMS

10/22 Pitt's Center for Latin American Studies will present "Lista De Espera" (2000), directed by Juan Carlos Tabio, at 7:30 p.m., Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. This screening is part of the Amigos del Cine Latinoamericano Fall 2008 Film Series. For more information, visit www.amigosdelcinelatinoamericano2008.blogspot.com.

10/23 Pitt's Department of French and Italian Languages and Literatures, Less-Commonly Taught Languages Center, Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies, European Studies Center, and Global Studies Program will present "Wesh wesh, Qu'est-ce qui se Passe?" (2002), directed by Rabah Ameur-Zaïmeche, at 7 p.m., Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. This screening is part of the film series Beur Is Beautiful: Maghrebi-French Filmmaking. For more information, contact Veronica Dristas at 412-624-2918 or dristas@pitt.edu.

10/29 Pitt's Center for Latin American Studies will present "Eu, Tu, Eles" (2000), directed by Acdrucha Waddington, at 7:30 p.m., Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. This screening is part of the Amigos del Cine Latinoamericano Fall 2008 Film Series. For more information, visit www.amigosdelcinelatinoamericano2008.blogspot.com

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