University of Pittsburgh
September 27, 2013

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

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

CONCERTS
Eve Goodman & Tracy Drach, a blend of jazz and blues styling from the 1930s and ’40s, noon Oct. 10, Cup and Chaucer Café, Hillman Library, The Emerging Legends Concert Series, www.library.pitt.edu/emerging-legends 

EXHIBITIONS
University Art Gallery
, Rediscover: The Collection Revealed, artwork from the University collection addressing conservation issues within the collection, through Oct. 19, Frick Fine Arts Building, Department of History of Art and Architecture, www.haa.pitt.edu

Hillman Library, Pitt Football Through the Years, photography exhibition highlighting historic key moments and athletes from Pitt Panthers, through Jan. 17, ground floor of Hillman Library, http://digital.library.pitt.edu/d/documentingpitt

BOOK DISCUSSIONS
Anne Waldman
, poet and author of Gossamurmur, 8:30 p.m. Oct 10, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series, http://pghwriterseries.wordpress.com 

LECTURES
“The Evolution of Developmental Diversity: Insights from Emerging Model Systems,”
Nipam Patel, William V. Power Endowed Chair in Biology, professor of genetics, genomics and development, University of California Berkeley, 4:15 p.m. Oct. 7, 169 Crawford Hall, www.biology.pitt.edu 

“Hurting for Home: Nostalgia in American Military Psychiatry from the Civil War to WWII,” Laura McLafferty, Pitt chief resident for education and resident in general adult psychiatry, noon Oct. 8, 1105 Scaife Hall, Civil War Disabilities Lectures, Pitt Center for Bioethics and Health Law, www.bioethics.pitt.edu 

“Metaphor, Polysemy and Cognitive Activities in Mechanistic Explanation of Mind,” Carrie Figdor, Center for Philosophy of Science visiting fellow, assistant professor of philosophy, University of Iowa, 12:30 p.m. October 8, 817R Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Center for Philosophy of Science, www.pitt.edu/~pittcntr

“Nanoscience and the Future of the Global Carbon Cycle,” A. Paul Alivisatos, Samsung Distinguished Professor in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Research, professor of chemistry, University of California Berkeley, 4 p.m. Oct. 9, 150 Chevron Hall, Pitt Department of Chemistry’s 33rd Annual Pittcon Lecture, www.chem.pitt.edu 

“How Health Reform Paves the Way for Improving Medication Use,” William Shrank, internal medicine physician, Harvard Medical School, division of pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacoeconomics at Brigham and Women's Hospital, noon Oct. 10, Scaife Hall, Auditorium 6, Pitt Health Policy Institute, www.healthpolicyinstitute.pitt.edu 

“Design and Synthesis of Multi-Component Colloidal Nanocrystals for Catalysis and Sensing,” A. Paul Alivisatos, Samsung Distinguished Professor in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Research, professor of chemistry, University of California Berkeley, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 10, 150 Chevron Hall, Pitt Department of Chemistry’s 33rd Annual Pittcon Lecture, www.chem.pitt.edu 

“Crick Information,” Paul Griffiths, professor of philosophy of science, University of Sydney, 3:30 p.m. Oct. 11, 817R Cathedral of Learning, Pitt Center for Philosophy of Science Annual Lecture Series, www.pitt.edu/~pittcntr

“The Inner Life of Harmonies: An Examination of the Middle Voice in Pop, Classical, and Early Post-Tonal Music,” Neil Newton, Pitt lecturer in music theory, 4 p.m. Oct. 11, 132 Music Building, Department of Music, www.music.pitt.edu 

Written by Melissa Carlson

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