University of Pittsburgh
September 25, 2008

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Oct. 8-15

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

LECTURES

10/8 Chen-Jui Su, a doctoral candidate in Pitt's School of Education, will deliver a lecture titled "Comparative Education in Taiwan," at noon, 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's School of Education, Department of Administrative and Policy Studies, Global Studies Program, and Institute for International Studies in Education. For more information, contact Veronica Dristas at 412-624-2918 or dristas@pitt.edu.

10/9 Karen Webb, a doctoral candidate in Pitt's Department of History of Art and Architecture, will deliver a lecture titled "Chartres Cathedral: A New Perspective," at noon, 203 Frick Fine Arts Building, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of History of Art and Architecture. For more information, visit www.haa.pitt.edu/news/col_schedule.html.

10/9 A.S.M. Ali Ashraf, a doctoral candidate in Pitt's Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, will deliver a lecture titled "International Cooperation on Counter-Terrorism: A Comparative Case Study of Indonesia and Saudi Arabia," at noon, 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is part of the Asia Over Lunch Lecture Series. For more information, contact Mason Kim at myk2@pitt.edu or visit www.ucis.pitt.edu/asc/news/overlunch.html.

10/9 Barbara Kutchko, a researcher at the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL), will deliver a lecture titled "The Effect of CO2 on the Integrity of Well Cement Under Geologic Sequestration Conditions," at 4 p.m., 203 Thaw Hall, 3943 O'Hara St., Oakland. This event is part of the Department of Geology and Planetary Science Fall 2008 Colloquium Series. For more information, visit www.geology.pitt.edu/colloquium.html.

10/9 Colum Hourihane, director of the Index of Christian Art at Princeton University, will deliver a lecture titled "Quid est Veritas? Trying to Disentangle the Real From the Mythical Pilate," at 3:30 p.m., 203 Frick Fine Arts Building, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Religious Studies. For more information, visit www.religiousstudies.pitt.edu/events.

10/14 Patrick Manning, Pitt's Andrew W. Mellon Professor of World History, will deliver a lecture titled "Human Migration: Disciplinary Contributions to Its History," at 4 p.m., 2500 Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of History. For more information, visit www.pitt.edu/~pitthist/news/lectures/index.html.

10/15 The 2008 Drue Heinz Literature Prize winner Anthony Varallo and judge Scott Turow will give evening readings at 7:30 p.m., Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. This event is part of the Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series. For more information, contact Jeff Oaks at oaks@pitt.edu.

FILMS

10/9 Pitt's Department of French and Italian Languages and Literatures, Less-Commonly Taught Languages Center, Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies, European Studies Center, and Global Studies Program will present Memories of October 17 (2002), directed by Faiza Guene and Bernard Richard, at 7 p.m., Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. This screening is part of the film series Beur Is Beautiful: Maghrebi-French Filmmaking. For more information, contact Veronica Dristas at 412-624-2918 or dristas@pitt.edu.

10/9 Pitt's Department of French and Italian Languages and Literatures, Less-Commonly Taught Languages Center, Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies, European Studies Center, and Global Studies Program will present Memoire D'Immigres (1997), directed by Yamina Benguigui, at 7:30 p.m., Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. This screening is part of the film series Beur Is Beautiful: Maghrebi-French Filmmaking. For more information, contact Veronica Dristas at 412-624-2918 or dristas@pitt.edu.

CONCERTS

10/12 Pitt's Heinz Chapel Choir will give a performance at 3 p.m., Heinz Memorial Chapel, Fifth and Bellefield avenues, Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Music. For more information, visit www.music.pitt.edu/blog/?cat=5.

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