University of Pittsburgh
October 10, 2006

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Oct. 26-Nov. 1

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

LECTURES

10/26 Barry Cameron, an assistant professor in the Department of Geosciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, will deliver a lecture titled "What's It Tuya: Subglacial Volcanoes in Northern British Columbia, Canada" as part of the Pitt Department of Geology and Planetary Science's Fall 2006 Colloquium Series at 4 p.m., Room 11, Thaw Hall, 3943 O'Hara St., Oakland. Refreshments will be served at 3:45 p.m. in Room 219, the Space Research Coordination Center (down the hall). For more information, visit www.geology.pitt.edu.

10/27 James W. May Jr., a professor of surgery and chief of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, will deliver a lecture titled "Overview of Breast Reconstructive Surgery Following Mastectomy" at 5:30 p.m., Room 5, Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace St., Oakland. This event is part of the Ross H. Musgrave Lectureship series and is sponsored by the Pitt School of Medicine's Medical Alumni Association. For more information, call

Crystal Kubic at 412-648-9090.

10/28 James W. May Jr., a professor of surgery and chief of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, will deliver a lecture titled "History of Surgery Grand Rounds" at 10 a.m., Room 5, Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace St., Oakland. This event is part of the Ross H. Musgrave Lectureship series and is sponsored by the Pitt School of Medicine's Medical Alumni Association. For more information, call Crystal Kubic at 412-648-9090.

10/30 Robert Westervelt, the Mallinckrodt Professor of Applied Physics and of Physics at Harvard University, will deliver a lecture titled "Imaging Electrons in Nanodevices" as part of the Carnegie Mellon University-University of Pittsburgh Physics Colloquium Fall 2006 Series at 4:30 p.m., Room 7500, Wean Hall, Carnegie Mellon University, Oakland. Refreshments will be served at 4:15 p.m. For more information, visit www.phyast.pitt.edu/events.

10/30 W. Ford Doolittle, a professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, will deliver a lecture titled "Trouble With the Life of a Tree" at 4:15 p.m., Room 169, Crawford Hall, Fifth and Ruskin avenues, Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Biological Sciences. For more information, visit www.pitt.edu/~biology.

11/1 As part of the Pitt Department of Biological Science's Seminars in Ecology and Evolution Series, Kristen Butela, a graduate student in Pitt's Department of Biological Sciences, will deliver a lecture titled "Predators As Mediators of Diversifying Selection" at noon, Room A214, Langley Hall, Fifth and Ruskin avenues, Oakland. Individuals who wish to meet Butela may e-mail Henry Schumacher at hbs2@pitt.edu. For more information, visit www.pitt.edu/~biology.

11/1 Todd James Pierce will give a free reading as part of the Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series' Drue Heinz Literature Prize Reading and Award Ceremony at 8 p.m., auditorium, Frick Fine Arts Building, Schenley Drive, Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Book Center, Film Studies Program, University of Pittsburgh Press, and Department of English as well as the Wyndham Garden Hotel-University Place. For more information, call 412-624-6506 or visit www.english.pitt.edu.

11/1 As part of Pitt's 36th Annual Jazz Seminar (Nov.1-4) Dan Morgenstern, a jazz critic and director of the Rutgers University Institute of Jazz Studies, will deliver a lecture titled "The History of Jazz" at 7 p.m., Heinz Memorial Chapel, Fifth and Bellefield avenues, Oakland. This free event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Music. For more information, call 412-624-4187.

MUSIC

10/30 The Pitt Department of Music will present a free concert titled "Music Monday," at

8 p.m., Bellefield Auditorium, 315 S. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-4125 or visit www.music.pitt.edu.

FILMS

10/26 Pitt's Center for Russian and East European Studies, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, and Film Studies Program will present a free screening of three short films beginning at 8 p.m., Bellefield Hall Auditorium, 315 S. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. The films are Aura (1987), directed by Murad Aliev; Summer Heat (1988), directed by Derezhan Omirbaev; and Toro (1986), directed by Talgat Temenov. Vladimir Padunov, an associate professor in Pitt's Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, will introduce the films. For more information, contact Stacey Kronander at 412-648-7407 or crees@ucis.pitt.edu.

10/26 Pitt's Department of History and Philosophy of Science and Cultural Studies Program will present a free screening of Dumpster (2005) at 5 p.m. Room G-24, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. Dumpster director John Rice and scriptwriter Jim Daniels will discuss the film after the screening. For more information, visit www.pitt.edu/~cultural/events.html or 412-624-7232.

10/26 Pitt's Global Studies Program, along with Global Solutions Pittsburgh, will present a free screening of the film The Last Best Chance (2005), directed by Ben Goddard, at 7 p.m., Room 1501, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. For more information, contact Hel Thomay at 412-624-2918 or thomay@ucis.pitt.edu.

THEATER

10/26 Pitt's Kuntu Repertory Theatre will continute to present In the Midnight Hour, written by Kathleen Collins and directed by Vernell A. Lillie, through Nov. 4 in the Seventh-Floor Auditorium, Alumni Hall, 4227 Fifth Ave., Oakland. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays. The plays in Kuntu's 32nd season will be presented in partnership with the Center for Minority Health, part of Pitt's Graduate School of Public Health. For information on matinees, tickets, or group sales, call

412-624-7298.

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