University of Pittsburgh
September 21, 2005

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Oct. 6-12

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


10/6 The Norman J. and Alice Chapman Rubash Distinguished Lecture in Law and Social Work will take place at noon in the Teplitz Moot Court Room, Barco Law Building, 3900 Forbes Ave., Oakland. Keynote speaker is Rosemary Sarri, professor and senior researcher emerita at the University of Michigan, who will deliver a lecture titled "Prosecuting and Treating Juveniles as Adults in the United States." Following the lecture, a panel of regional experts will comment. For more information on the lecture and panel discussion, call 412-624-3711.

10/7 Pitt professor of English and women's studies Marianne Novy will celebrate and sign her newest book, Reading Adoption: Family and Difference in Fiction and Drama (University of Michigan Press, 2005), at 3:30 p.m., Room 501, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. To RSVP, e-mail This event is sponsored by the Pitt Women's Studies Program. For more information, call 412-624-6485 or visit

10/7 José Carlos Brustolony, assistant professor of computer science at Pitt, will be the keynote speaker at a Laboratory of Education and Research on Security Assured Information Systems (LERSAIS) Seminar titled "Using Secure Coprocessors to Protect Access to Enterprise Networks," at 2 p.m., Room 404, Information Sciences Building, 135 N. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. For more information, visit or call 412-624-5230.

10/11 Pitt will hold The Center for National Preparedness Seminar, featuring speakers Michael Allswede, medical toxicologist and chief of the Special Emergency Response Section in Pitt's Department of Emergency Medicine; Carey Balaban, associate professor in Pitt's Department of Otolaryngology; and Ken Sochats, director of The Visual Information Systems Center in Pitt's School of Information Sciences. The event will take place at 3 p.m., 5th Floor, Alumni Hall, 4227 Fifth Ave., Oakland. For more information on the seminar, visit

10/12 Richard Thompson, professor and director of the telecommunications program in Pitt's School of Information Sciences, will present a lecture titled "Using Probabilistic Languages to Model Complicated Processes" at a Department of Information Sciences and Telecommunications Colloquia, 10:30 a.m., Room 403, Information Sciences Building, 135 N. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. For more information, visit or call 412-624-5230.

10/12 As part of Pitt's Center on Race and Social Problems Buchanan Ingersoll Fall 2005 Speaker Series, Nancy Grote, assistant professor in Pitt's School of Social Work, will deliver a lecture titled "Overcoming Barriers to Care: Engaging Depressed, Disadvantaged, Minority Women in Evidence-based Treatments," at noon, Room 2017, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. Lunch will be provided. For more information, e-mail


10/7 Pitt's Asian Studies Center, in collaboration with Carnegie Mellon University's Department of Modern Languages and Modern Languages Student Advisory Council will host an Asian Film Festival titled "New From Asia: From S.F. to Social Drama." A screening of the Japanese film Godzilla: Final Wars (2004), directed by Ryuhei Kitamura, will take place at 7 p.m. in Carnegie Mellon's McConomy Auditorium, University Center, 5032 Forbes Ave., Oakland. For more information, e-mail Keiko McDonald at


10/6 Pitt Repertory Theatre will continue to present Old Times, written by Harold Pinter and directed by W. Stephen Coleman, in the Henry Heymann Theatre, Stephen Foster Memorial, Forbes Avenue and Bigelow Boulevard, Oakland. Performances run through Oct. 9, from Thursdays to Saturdays at

8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at 412-624-7529 or