University of Pittsburgh
September 7, 2006

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Sept. 21-27

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

LECTURES

9/21 As part of the Pitt Department of Chemistry Fifth Annual Eli Lecture Series, Gilbert Stork, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Chemistry Emeritus at Columbia University, will deliver a lecture titled "Looking Back, Selectively" at 2:30 p.m., Room 12, Chevron Science Center, 219 Parkman Ave., Oakland. For more information, visit www.chem.pitt.edu/seminar/seminars.asp.

9/21 Daniel Chiu, an assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Washington, will deliver a lecture titled "Single-Molecule Quantification of Membrane Proteins on Synaptic Vesicles" at 4 p.m., Room 12B, Chevron Science Center, 219 Parkman Ave., Oakland. This free event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Chemistry. For more information, visit www.chem.pitt.edu/seminar/seminars.asp.

9/22 Jeannette M. Wing, the President's Professor and head of the computer science department at Carnegie Mellon University, will deliver a lecture titled "Automatic Generation and Analysis of Attack Graphs" at 2:30 p.m., Fourth Floor, Information Sciences Building,

135 Bellefield Ave, Oakland. This event is part of the Pitt School of Information Sciences Laboratory of Education and Research on Security Assured Information Systems Seminar. For more information, visit www.sis.pitt.edu/~lersais.

9/25 A free, multimedia International Week lecture titled "Israeli Music: Society Through Sound" will be held at 8 p.m., Room G8, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's International Week, Office of International Services, Panthers for Israel, and University Center for International Studies. For more information, contact Nina Rose at 856-889-3828 or nmr16@pitt.edu.

9/25 John Szymanski, a senior lecturer in the Department of Electronics at the University of York, U.K., will deliver a lecture titled "Science and Technology for Nuclear Nonproliferation" as part of the Carnegie Mellon University-University of Pittsburgh Physics Colloquium Fall 2006 Series at 4:30 p.m., Room 7500, Wean Hall, Carnegie Mellon University, Oakland. Refreshments will be served at 4:15 p.m. For more information, visit www.phyast.pitt.edu/events.

9/26 As part of the Pitt Center on Race and Social Problems' Buchanan Ingersoll and Rooney Fall 2006 Speaker Series, Mark Roosevelt, superintendent of Pittsburgh Public Schools, will deliver a lecture titled "The Intersection of Race and Educational Opportunity and Achievement" at noon, School of Social Work Conference Center, Room 2071, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. Lunch is provided. For more information, visit www.crsp.pitt.edu.

9/26 Donald S. Burke, dean of Pitt's Graduate School of Public Health and professor of international health and epidemiology, will deliver the Third Annual John C. Cutler Global Health Lecture at 3 p.m., Room G23, Parran Hall, 130 DeSoto St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Graduate School of Public Health. For more information, call 412-624-3001 or visit www.publichealth.pitt.edu.

9/26 Alison Frontier, an assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Rochester, will deliver a lecture titled "New Twists in Nazarov Cyclization Chemistry" at 7:15 p.m., Room 12B, Chevron Science Center, 219 Parkman Ave., Oakland. This free event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Chemistry. For more information, visit www.chem.pitt.edu/seminar/seminars.asp.

9/26 Jonathan Pearlman and Emily Zipfel, doctoral candidates and researchers in Pitt's Human Engineering Research Laboratories, will deliver a lecture titled "Affordable Wheelchair Technology for Developing Countries" at 4 p.m., Assembly Room, William Pitt Union,

3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This lecture is part of Pitt's International Week and is sponsored by Pitt's Disability Resources and Services, Office of International Services, Division of Student Affairs, and University Center for International Studies. For more information, contact Ramona Ragano at 412-624-7870 or rragano@pitt.edu.

9/26 Anibal Perez-Liñan, a Pitt professor of political science, will deliver a lecture titled "New Alliances in the Caribbean and Andes: Castro, Chavez, and Morales" at 9 p.m., ISLLC Lounge, Sutherland Hall, 3725 Sutherland Dr., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's International Week, Center for Latin American Studies, and International Studies Living Learning Community. For more information, contact Elaine Linn at 412-648-2113 or eel58@ucis.pitt.edu.

9/27 As part of Pitt's International Week, a panel discussion titled "Contemporary Russian Youth Culture" will be held from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Assembly Room, William Pitt Union, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This free event is sponsored by Pitt's Center for Russian and East European Studies, International Week, Office of International Services, Division of Student Affairs, and University Center for International Studies. For more information, contact Gina Peirce at 412-648-2290 or gbpeirce@ucis.pitt.edu.

9/27 Ethan Zuckerman, Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society in Harvard Law School, will deliver a lecture titled "Global Dialogue, Global Voices: Rewiring the Media" at noon, Kurtzman Room, William Pitt Union, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's International Week, Center for International Legal Education, and Global Studies Program. For more information, contact Elaine Linn at 412-648-2113 or eel58@ucis.pitt.edu.

9/27 As part of Pitt's International Week, the Robert Henderson Language Media Center will offer demonstrations of multimedia-based materials for language learning from

4 to 6 p.m., Room G17, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This free event is sponsored by Pitt's International Week, Robert Henderson Language Media Center, Office of International Services, Division of Student Affairs, and University Center for International Studies. For more information, contact Claire Siskin at 412-624-5939 or cbsiskin@pitt.edu.

9/27 Nusrath Ainapore, outreach director at the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh, will deliver a lecture titled "Ramadan: A Spiritual Journey" at 4 p.m., Kurtzman Room, William Pitt Union, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This free event is sponsored by Pitt's International Week, Office of International Services, Division of Student Affairs, and the University Center for International Studies, as well as the Islamic Center of Pittsburgh and the Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies. For more information, contact Nusrath Ainapore at 412-818-7719 or outreach@icp-pgh.org.

MUSIC

9/24 Organist Robert Sutherland Lord, a Pitt Professor Emeritus of music, will give a free concert at 3 p.m., Heinz Chapel, Fifth and Bellefield avenues, Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-4125, e-mail concerts@pitt.edu, or visit www.music.pitt.edu.

9/27 Pitt's University Symphony Orchestra, directed by Roger Zahab, will give a free concert at 8 p.m., Bellefield Auditorium, 315 S. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-4125, e-mail concerts@pitt.edu, or visit www.music.pitt.edu.

FILMS

9/24 As part of Pitt's International Week, a free screening of the film The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (2002), directed by Kim Bartley and Donnacha O'Briain, will be held at

10 p.m. in the ISLLC Lounge, Sutherland Hall, 3725 Sutherland Dr., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's International Week, Center for Latin American Studies, and International Studies Living Learning Community. For more information, contact Elaine Linn at 412-624-4780 or eel58@ucis.pitt.edu.

9/25 A free screening of the film Water (2005), directed by Deepa Mehta, will be held at

9 p.m. in the Assembly Room, William Pitt Union, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This screening is part of Pitt's International Week, and is sponsored by Pitt's Amnesty International, Office of International Services, Division of Student Affairs, and University Center for International Studies. For more information, contact Elaine Linn at 412-624-4780 or eel58@ucis.pitt.edu.

9/27 As part of Pitt's International Week, a free screening of the film That Paradise Will Be Mine—What Does It Mean to Be Dutch Muslim (2005), directed by Merel Beernik, will be held at noon in Room 4130, Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. Melissa Parker, a Pitt graduate student of comparative politics, will introduce the film. Lunchtime refreshments will be served. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Center for West European Studies, European Union Center, International Week, Office of International Services, Division of Student Affairs, and University Center for International Studies. For more information, contact Kathleen P. Ramcharran at 412-383-7694 or kpuccia@ucis.pitt.edu.

9/27 A free screening of the film Turn Left at the End of the World (2004), directed by Avi Nesher, will be held at 8:30 p.m., Room G24, Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This screening is part of Pitt's International Week and is sponsored by Pitt's Office of International Services, Panthers for Israel, Division of Student Affairs, and University Center for International Studies. For more information, contact Nina Rose at

856-889-3828 or nmr16@pitt.edu.

DANCE

9/21 Pitt's Center for Latin American Studies will host a free salsa lesson with dance

instructor Marlon Silva from 9:15 to 10:15 p.m. in The Galleria, First Floor, Posvar Hall,

230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. For more information, contact Luz Amanda Villada at

412-648-7394 or lavst12@ucis.pitt.edu.

EXHIBITIONS

9/21 The free exhibition From Pavement to Paradise: The Urban Revolution of Schenley Plaza will run from Sept. 15 to Oct. 21 in the University Art Gallery, Frick Fine Arts Building, Schenley Plaza, Oakland. Hours are 10 a.m.-4p.m. Mondays through Saturdays and 4-8 p.m. Thursdays. For more information, visit vrcoll.fa.pitt.edu/uag.

9/22 The annual Pitt Around the Planet Photo Exhibition and Contest will run from Sept. 22 to Oct. 6 in the Kimbo Gallery, Main Floor, William Pitt Union, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. Admission is free. This event is part of Pitt's International Week and is sponsored by Pitt's Study Abroad Office, International Week, Office of International Services, Division of Student Affairs, and the University Center for International Studies. For more information, contact Freya Kridle at 412-383-7165 or freya@ucis.pitt.edu.

OTHER

9/25 As part of Pitt's International Week, the Panther Habitat for Humanity will construct a shack on the William Pitt Union Lawn (3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland) and will hold free events and give out information about Habitat for Humanity International, through Sept. 30. This event is sponsored by Pitt's International Week, Panther Habitat for Humanity, Office of International Services, Division of Student Affairs, and University Center for International Studies. For more information, contact Stephanie Paylor at 717-816-6724 or spaylor@gmail.com.

9/26 As part of Pitt's International Week, an Oakland International Restaurant Tour will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at various Oakland restaurants. Admission is $10. Sponsors are Oakland Planning and Development Corporation and Pitt's International Week, Office of International Services, Division of Student Affairs, and University Center for International Studies. For more information, contact Janine Fisher at 412-624-7621 or jsf10@pitt.edu.

9/27 Pitt's Asian Studies Center will hold a free Welcome Reception from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Lower Lounge, William Pitt Union, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. Students, faculty, and staff are invited to enjoy refreshments and speak with program professors and candidates focusing on Asia. This is part of Pitt's International Week and is sponsored by Pitt's Asian Studies Center, Office of International Services, and University Center for International Studies. For more information, contact Doreen Hernandez at 412-648-7426 or edoreen@ucis.pitt.edu.

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