University of Pittsburgh
September 24, 2009

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Oct. 7-14

The following events are open to the public.
Contact: 

Anthony Moore

412-624-8252

Cell: 412-715-3644

THEATER

10/7 Pitt's Kuntu Repertory Theatre will present two one-act plays by Amiri Baraka titled "The Dutchman" and "The Slave," both directed by Vernell A. Lillie in the Seventh Floor Auditorium, Alumni Hall, 4227 Fifth Ave., Oakland. These performances, which launch Kuntu's 2009-10 season, runs through Oct. 10. For more information, contact Kuntu Repertory Theatre at 412-624-7298.

LECTURES

10/8 Young Rae Oum, Pitt doctoral student, will deliver a lecture titled "Skewed Sex Ratio at Birth and Women's Roles and Status in South Korea," noon, 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is part of Pitt's Asia Over Lunch Lecture Series. For more information, call 412-648-7370.

10/8 Angela Belcher, a professor in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Department of Materials Science and Engineering, will deliver a lecture titled "From Nature and Back Again … Giving New Life to Materials for Energy, Electronics, and the Environment," at 2:30 p.m., 169 Crawford Hall, Fifth and Ruskin Avenue Oakland. This event is part of the 22nd Annual Kaufman Lectures. For more information, visit www.chem.pitt.edu/p.php?pid=116&year=2009&term=fall.

10/8 Sharon Marcus, a professor in Columbia University's Department of English and Comparative Literature, will deliver a lecture titled "Salome and the Drama of Celebrity," at 4:30 p.m., 501 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's European Union Center of Excellence, Women's Studies Program, and Humanities Center. For more information, contact wstudies@pitt.edu or visit www.wstudies.pitt.edu/news.html.

10/9 Angela Belcher, a professor in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Department of Materials Science and Engineering, will deliver a lecture titled "Genetically Engineered Materials for Energy Applications," at 2:30 p.m., 169 Crawford Hall, Fifth and Ruskin Avenue, Oakland. This event is part of the 22nd Annual Kaufman Lectures. For more information, visit www.chem.pitt.edu/p.php?pid=116&year=2009&term=fall.

10/14 Anthony Novosel, a professor in Pitt's Department of History, will deliver a lecture titled "Lost Opportunity: Political Loyalism in Northern Ireland, 1972-1982," at 4 p.m., History Department Lounge, 3703 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of History. For more information, visit www.history.pitt.edu/news/lectures/index.php.

10/14 Anne Sanow, author of "Triple Time" (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2009) and the 2009 Drue Heinz Literature Prize Winner, and Ann Patchett, author of "The Patron Saint of Liars" (Houghton Mifflin Company, 1992) and the 2009 Drue Heinz Literature Prize Judge, will be the featured readers for the Drue Heinz Literature Prize Reading and Award Ceremony, at 7:30 p.m., Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. This event is part of the Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series 2009-10 Season. For more information, contact oaks@pitt.edu or visit www.english.pitt.edu.

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