University of Pittsburgh
September 21, 2011

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Oct. 5-12

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



Through 10/21     Pitt’s Department of Studio Arts presents an exhibition titled On a Lucky Day a Surprising Balance of Forms and Spaces Will Appear, artwork by the Studio Arts faculty, University Art Gallery, Frick Fine Arts Building, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays. The gallery is closed Monday, Oct. 10.

For more information, call 412-648-2430. 


10/5    The Pitt Department of Music presents the University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra’s performance of David Mahler: Three Pieces After Charles Ives and Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony no. 6—Pastorale, free, 8 p.m., Bellefield Hall Auditorium, 315 S. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-4125. 

10/7    The Emerging Legend Series presents a performance by Jeff Miller, acoustic guitarist and songwriter, from noon to 1 p.m., Cup & Chaucer Café, ground floor, Hillman Library, 3960 Forbes Ave., Oakland. The free series is presented by the University of Pittsburgh Library System and Calliope: The Pittsburgh Folk Music Society. For more information, visit 

10/9    The Pitt Department of Music presents the Pitt Choirs Showcase, performances by members of the Heinz Chapel Choir, Men’s Glee Club, and Women’s Choral Ensemble, free, 3 p.m., Bellefield Hall Auditorium, 315 S. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-4125. 


10/6   Jessica Wilen Berg, professor of law, bioethics, and public health and associate director of the Law-Medicine Center at Case Western Reserve University Schools of Law and Medicine, will deliver Pitt’s Mark A. Nordenberg Lecture in Law, Medicine, and Psychiatry titled “What Remains of Charity Care After Health Reform? Community Obligations of Nonprofit Hospitals,” from noon to 1 p.m. in the School of Law Barco Law Building’s Teplitz Memorial Courtroom, 3900 Forbes Ave., Oakland. The event is sponsored by Pitt’s School of Law and Center for Bioethics and Health Law. For more information, call 412-647-5700 or e-mail

10/12     Ira Katznelson, Ruggles Professor of Political Science and History at Columbia University, will deliver a free lecture titled “When Affirmative Action was White: Further Reflections” at noon at Pitt’s Center on Race and Social Problems, 20th floor, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. The lecture is part of the center’s Fall 2011 Speaker Series, sponsored by Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC. For more information, call 412-624-7382.

10/12    Hiroyuki Good, Japanese bibliographer, Pitt East Asian Library, will deliver a lecture titled “An Update on Japanese Studies Resources at the University of Pittsburgh” at noon, 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. The lecture is sponsored by Pitt’s Asian Studies Center. For more information, call 412-648-7370 or e-mail