University of Pittsburgh
October 18, 2007

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Oct. 31-Nov. 6

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

LECTURES

10/31 Felipe Fernandez-Armesto, professor of history at Tufts University, will deliver a

lecture, titled "Empires in Global History," at 4 p.m., Room 3703, Posvar Hall,

230 Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is part of Pitt's Graduate Program Speaker

Series. For more information, contact the Department of History at 412-648-7451.

10/31 Alec Wargo, program officer in the Office of the Special Representative for

Secretary General for Children and Armed Conflict at the United Nations, will

deliver a lecture, titled "Protection of Children in Conflict Zones: Progress and

Challenges," at noon, Room 4130, Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. This

event is sponsored by Pitt's Ford Institute for Human Security. For more

information, contact Erin McGrath at 412-624-2966.

11/1 Eun-Young Jung, Japan-Korea post doctoral fellow at Pitt, will deliver a lecture,

titled "Transnational Popular Cultural Traffic Between Japan and Korea," at noon,

Room 4130, Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by

the Asian Studies Center and is part of the Asia Over Lunch Lecture Series. For

more information, contact Katherine Carlitz at 412-648-7371.

11/1 Barbara McCloskey, post doctoral fellow in Pitt's Department of the History of

Art and Architecture, will deliver a lecture, titled, "Stalinist Utopia and the

Impossibility of East German Socialist Realism," at 4 p.m., Room 3703, Posvar

Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's European Union

Center of Excellence. For more information, contact Christian Gerlach at

hgc3@pitt.edu.

11/1 Paul Silverthorn, associate producer/director for New Jersey Public Television,

will deliver a lecture/demonstration, titled "Inside the Music/Television

Business," at 7 p.m., Heinz Memorial Chapel, Fifth and Bellefield avenues,

Oakland. This event is part of the 37th annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert. For

more information, call 412-624-4187.

11/1 Susan Pennybacker, associate professor of European history at

Trinity College, will deliver a lecture, titled "From Scottboro to Munich: Race

and Political Culture in 1930s Britain," at 8 p.m., Room 3703, Posvar Hall, 230

Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is part of the University of Pittsburgh Working-Class History Seminar. For more information, contact the Department

of History at 412-648-7451.

11/2 Peter King, alto saxophonist, will deliver a lecture/ demonstration, titled "Salute

to Charlie 'Bird' Parker," at 10 a.m., William Pitt Union Assembly Room, 3959

Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is part of the 37th annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and

Concert. For more information, call 412-624-4187.

11/2 Michele R. Gamburd, associate professor of anthropology at Portland State

University, will deliver a lecture, titled "Home Wars: Gendered Consumption

Struggles Over Alcohol and Migrant Remittances," at noon, Room 2201, Posvar

Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Women's

Studies Program. For more information, contact wstudies@pitt.edu.

11/2 Yotam Silberstein, guitar, and Abraham Laboriel, bass, will deliver a lecture/demonstration, titled "Accent on Strings," at 1 p.m., William Pitt Union

Assembly Room, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is part of the 37th annual

Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert. For more information, call 412-624-4187.

11/2 Monty Alexander, piano, will deliver a lecture/demonstration, titled

"The Caribbean/Latin Explosion," at 3 p.m., William Pitt Union Assembly Room,

3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is part of the 37th annual Pitt Jazz Seminar

and Concert. For more information, call 412-624-4187.

11/3 Benny Golson, tenor saxophone, will deliver a lecture/demonstration, titled

"The Jazz Composer in Film," at 10 a.m., William Pitt Union Assembly Room,

3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is part of the 37th annual Pitt Jazz Seminar

and Concert. For more information, call 412-624-4187.

11/3 Idris Muhammad, drums, will deliver a lecture/demonstration, titled "The Master

of New Orleans Rhythm," at 11:30 a.m., William Pitt Union Assembly Room,

3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is part of the 37th annual Pitt Jazz Seminar

and Concert. For more information, call 412-624-4187.

11/3 Trumpet players Randy Brecker and Claus Reichstaller will deliver a lecture/demonstration, titled "Salute to Dizzy, Clifford, and Miles," at 1 p.m.,

William Pitt Union Assembly Room, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is part

of the 37th annual Pitt Jazz Seminar and Concert. For more information, call

412-624-4187.

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