University of Pittsburgh
September 3, 2008

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Sept. 17-24

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

LECTURES

9/18 John Stolz, a professor in Duquesne University's Department of Biological Sciences, will deliver a lecture titled "Microbes, Metals, and Minerals: Over 3.5 Billion Years of 'Geobiological' Interactions" at 4 p.m., 203 Thaw Hall, 3943 O'Hara St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Geology and Planetary Sciences. For more information, contact Rosemary Capo at 412-624-8873 or rcapo@pitt.edu.

9/23 Gabriela Pleschova, a visiting scholar at Comenius University of Bratislava in Slovakia, will deliver a lecture titled "Higher Education and Society in Slovakia" at noon, 4217 Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. For more information, contact Linda Fletcher at lfletch@pitt.edu.

9/23 Daphna Oyserman, a professor in the University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research, will deliver a lecture titled "Harnessing Possible Selves: Identity-Based Motivation and Improved Academic Attainment" at 1:30 p.m., 2017 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is part of the Center on Race and Social Problems (CRSP) Fall 2008 Speaker Series and is sponsored by Pitt's School of Social Work. For more information, visit www.socialwork.pitt.edu.

9/23 D.A. Henderson, a professor in Pitt's School of Medicine and Graduate School of Public Health, Resident Scholar in UPMC's Center for Biosecurity and the founding director of the Center for Civilian Biodefense Strategies at Johns Hopkins University, will deliver a lecture titled "The Eradication of Smallpox: What We Should Have Learned but Didn't" at 3 p.m., Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Graduate School of Public Health and Global Studies Program. For more information, contact Linda Fletcher at lfletch@pitt.edu.

9/24 Rebecca I. Denova, a visiting lecturer in Pitt's Department of Religious Studies, will deliver a lecturer titled "Who Cooked the Last Supper? Bodies, Boundaries, and New Questions of Female Leadership in Early Christianity" at noon, 2201 Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. For more information, contact the Women's Studies Program at wstudies@pitt.edu.

CONCERTS

9/24 The University of Pittsburgh's Symphony Orchestra will hold a concert at 8 p.m., Bellefield Hall Auditorium, 315 S. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. For more information, visit www.music.pitt.edu.

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