University of Pittsburgh
October 13, 2015

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Oct. 25-31

The following events are open to the public.
Contact: 

Katie Fike

412-624-1085

THE YEAR OF THE HUMANITIES IN THE UNIVERSITY
“Reflection into Action: Fixing Racial Disproportionality in Student Discipline,” a panel and group discussion to develop new strategies for addressing racial disparities in the administration of school discipline in Southwestern Pennsylvania, 4:30-6 p.m. Oct. 26, Woodland Hills High School Library, 2550 Greensburg Pike, Churchill, Pitt Center for Urban Education, School of Education, The Canevin Center for Educational Transformation and Social Justice, Woodland Hills School District, Education Law Center, Pittsburgh Public Schools, Neighborhood Allies, and the Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network, www.cue.pitt.edu

THEATER
Water by the Spoonful, a motley crew gathers in an Internet chatroom to share life's fragile successes and help weather its bleak realities, through Nov. 1, Henry Heymann Theatre in the Stephen Foster Memorial, University of Pittsburgh Stages and the Year of the Humanities in the University, www.play.pitt.edu

CONFERENCE
“History and its Discontents: Commemoration in Italy and the Francophone World,” a keynote lecture, five plenary interventions with responses, and a book presentation focused on the theme of commemoration in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Pitt Department of French and Italian Languages and Literatures, Oct. 29-30, 602 Cathedral of Learning, Conference Room A, University Club, 123 University Pl., Oakland, Pitt Department of French and Italian Languages and Literatures, European Union Center of Excellence, and Kenneth P. Dietrich School Faculty Research and Scholarship Program, http://frit50.pitt.edu

PANEL DISCUSSION AND Q AND A
“Media Internships: Writing On The Job,” David Shribman, executive editor, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, will moderate, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Oct. 26, William Pitt Union Ballroom, Pitt Department of English and The Pitt News, www.english.pitt.edu

CELEBRATION OF 25 YEARS OF GERMAN UNITY
Poster Session, featuring student posters about German unification, 3-5 p.m. Oct. 30, 1228 Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Department of German, www.german.pitt.edu 

LECTURE
“Taking It Personally,” Mark Johnson, director of advocacy, Shepherd Center, chair, The ADA Legacy Project, 1-2 p.m. Oct. 27, Ballroom B, University Club, 123 University Pl., Oakland, Thornburgh Family Lecture Series on Disability Law and Policy, Dick Thornburgh Forum for Law and Public Policy, University Honors College, Pitt School of Law, and Pitt School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, www.thornburghforum.pitt.edu 

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