University of Pittsburgh
September 22, 2004

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Oct. 7-13

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


10/12 Donna Gabaccia, a Mellon Professor of History at Pitt, will deliver a lecture titled "Nations of Immigrants," as part of a Reception for Women Faculty sponsored by the Provost's Advisory Committee for Women's Concerns, at

3 p.m., Room 2M56, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. For more information, call the Women's Studies Program at 412-624-6458.

10/12 Kathleen DeWalt, Pitt professor of public health and director of Pitt's Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS), will deliver a lecture titled "Becoming a Socia: Women's Income, Social Power, and Child Welfare in Manabí, Ecuador," at noon, Room 4130, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is part of the CLAS Lecture and Workshop Series. For more information, contact Colleen McCafferty at 412-648-7391 or

10/13 Travel writers Tom Haines of The Boston Globe, James O'Reilly, author of Traveler's Tales, and Kate Wheeler of The New York Times and Outside magazine, will present "Travel Writing: A Panel Discussion," as part of Pitt's Contemporary Writers Series, at 6 p.m., Room 501, Cathedral of Learning. For more information, visit the Web site


10/8 A screening of Kandahar, directed by Mohsen Makhmalbaf, followed by a screening of the short film Rise: Revolutionary Women Reenvisioning Afghanistan, directed by the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan, will take place as part of Pitt's Women's Studies Friday Film Series, beginning at noon, Room 2201, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. A discussion will follow. For more information, call the Women's Studies Program at 412-624-6458 or visit the Web site

10/8 The Pittsburgh premiere of Sharaku, directed by Masahiro Shinoda, will be shown at 7 p.m. in the McConomy Auditorium at the University Center of Carnegie Mellon University. The premiere is part of the 2004 Japanese Film Series, organized by Pitt's Asian Studies Center. Admission is free. For more information, call Keiko McDonald at 412-624-4923.