University of Pittsburgh
September 5, 2001

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH CALENDAR OF EVENTS, SEPT. 11 - 26

Contact:  412-624-4147

September 5, 2001

The following events at the University of Pittsburgh are open to the public:

LECTURES

9/12 Pitt Science2001 presents 11 a.m. Spotlight Sessions titled "New Horizons in Cancer Biology" and "Informatics for 21st Century Science" and 2:30 p.m. Spotlight Sessions titled "Neuronal Signaling: From Molecule to Disease" and "Applying Genetics at the Population Level." Seventh Floor Auditorium, Masonic Temple. Admission free, registration required. For more information, visit www.science2001.pitt.edu.

9/13 Pitt Science2001 presents 11 a.m. Spotlight Sessions titled "Visualization of Macromolecules" and "Nanoscience—A New Frontier in Chemistry, Physics, and Material Science" and 2:30 p.m. Spotlight Sessions titled "Drug Discovery" and "Environmental Science—Protecting Our World." Seventh Floor Auditorium, Masonic Temple. Admission free, registration required. For more information, visit www.science2001.pitt.edu.

9/20 The Center for Bioethics and Health Law presents "Race, Reproduction and Social Justice", a lecture by Dorothy E. Roberts of Northwestern School of Law. Lecture Room 5, Scaife Hall, noon-1 p.m. For more information, call

412/624-6485.

EVENTS

9/13 Pitt's Center for Latin American Studies invites you to its annual welcoming reception. Frick Fine Arts Cloisters, 4–6 p.m. For more information, call

412/648-7392 or e-mail clas+@pitt.edu.

9/13 K. Leroy Irvis will be joined by fellow Pitt School of Law graduate Derrick Bell in "A Conversation with K. Leroy Irvis" to discuss their careers, racial inequity and discrimination, and how the conflict and difficulties in their personal and professional careers shaped who they are today. Questions from the audience will follow. Seventh Floor Auditorium, Masonic Temple, 7 p.m. Admission free. For more information, call 412/648-7710.

9/14 A panel discussion titled "The Life and Times of K. Leroy Irvis" will take place with Attorney Wendell Freeland as moderator. Pitt School of Law, 9 a.m. Admission free. For more information, call

412/648-7710.

9/14 The K. Leroy Irvis Reading Room will be dedicated. Elsie Hillman will preside as mistress of ceremonies, and Pitt Chancellor Mark A. Nordenberg, Commonwealth Lieutenant Governor Mark Schweiker, State Representative William Robinson, Mayor Tom Murphy, Allegheny County Chief Executive Jim Roddey, and others will join her. First floor, Hillman Library, 11 a.m. Admission free. For more information, call 412/648-7710.

9/19 The Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series presents Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Ford. Room 125 Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 8:15 p.m. Admission free. For more information, call 412/624-6506.

9/21 Women's Studies' Film and Food Festival presents the film "Wild Women Don't Have the Blues". Room 901 Cathedral of Learning, noon. Free. For more information, call 412/624-6485.

9/26 A poetry reading by John Balaban, professor of English and poet-in-residence at North Carolina State University. Pitt Bradford Campus, Highlight Café, Frame Westerberg Commons, 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 814/362-7590.

MUSIC

9/11 The University of Pittsburgh Department of Music presents Gebhard Ullman and Conference Call as the first concert of the "Music on the Edge" series. Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 8 p.m. General admission, $10/$5; Pitt students free. Tickets available at door only. For more information, call 412/624-4125, email concerts@pitt.edu, or visit www.pitt.edu/~concerts.

9/17 Campus Women's Organizations presents punk folk singer Ember Swift. William Pitt Union Lower Lounge and Lawn, 7-11:30 p.m. For more information, call 412/624-6485.

9/19 The University of Pittsburgh Department of Music's World Music Series presents Mongolian singer and composer Urna Chahar-Tugchi in a program of traditional Mongolian music and her own compositions. Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 8 p.m. General admission, $8; students and seniors, $5. For more 412/624-4125 or e-mail concerts@pitt.edu.

9/23 Pitt's Nationality Rooms present a Philippine Organ Concert to benefit the Philippine Nationality Room Building Fund. Bellefield Auditorium, 3–5 p.m. For more information, call 412/624-6150, fax 412/624-4214, or email natrooms+@pitt.edu.

THEATRE

9/13 The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg Performing Arts Collective presents

- "Regional One-Act Festival: Not Lightly Chosen" by Robert C. Wittig and "The Little Red Gate" by Maureen Jenkins. Ferguson Theater.

9/15 For more information, call 724/836-7497.

9/25 The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown presents the musical "Titanic." Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center, 8 p.m. For more information, call 800/846-2787 or visit http:arts-center.upj.pitt.edu.

9/19 The University of Pittsburgh Repertory Theatre presents "Waiting for Godot" by Samuel Beckett. Larry John Meyers and Doug Mertz will perform along with

- W.Stephen Coleman, who will also be directing. Henry Heymann Theatre in

10/7 the Stephen Foster Memorial, 8 p.m. Tuesday–Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. General admission, $12. For more information call, 412/624-7529.

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