University of Pittsburgh
September 13, 2013

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Sept. 22-28

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

CONCERTS

Kyle Lively, making his first solo organ recital appearance in Pittsburgh, 3 p.m. Sept. 22, Heinz Memorial Chapel, www.heinzchapel.pitt.edu 

Entelechron, performing music by Harrison Birtwistle, Jonathan Bailey Holland, Daron Hagen, Gilda Lyons, and Toru Takemitsu, 8 p.m. Sept. 23, Bellefield Hall Auditorium, Department of Music, www.music.pitt.edu 

University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, performing Fauré’s Pelleas and Melisande and Britten’s Cello Symphony with cellist David Russell, 8 p.m. Sept. 25, Bellefield Hall Auditorium, Department of Music, www.music.pitt.edu 

"Odd Pairings," OvreArts Chamber Sinfonia sets unique limitations upon musicians to create fresh musical flavors, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26, Heinz Memorial Chapel Free Community Concert Series, www.heinzchapel.pitt.edu

EXHIBITIONS

University Art Gallery, Rediscover: The Collection Revealed, artwork from the University collection that will address certain conservation issues within the collection, through Oct. 19, Frick Fine Arts Building, www.haa.pitt.edu

LECTURES

“Thermodynamic Strategies for Designing New Catalytic Processes: Coupling Methane to Ethylene, & Biofuel Processing,” Tobin Marks, professor of chemistry and materials science and engineering, Northwestern University, 4 p.m. Sept. 23, 150 Chevron Science Center, 35th Annual Bayer Lecture Series, Department of Chemistry, www.chem.pitt.edu 

"Connecting Macromolecular Structure and Function: Recent developments in the VanDemark Lab," Andy VanDemark, Pitt assistant professor of structural biology, 4:15 p.m. Sept. 23, 169 Crawford Hall, Department of Biological Sciences Fall '13 Seminar Series, www.biology.pitt.edu 

“Perspectives on Haiti,” Marcus Rediker, Pitt Distinguished Professor of Atlantic History, and John Walsh, Pitt assistant professor of French, 5 p.m. Sept. 23, 602 Cathedral of Learning, Department of History, www.history.pitt.edu 

"Discussions on Governance," Stephen Zimmermann, director of operations at the World Bank, noon Sept. 24, 107 Barco Law Building, Dick Thornburgh Forum for Law and Public Policy, www.thornburghforum.pitt.edu 

“The Philosophy of Space and Time and the Metaphysics of Presence,” Ori Belkind, visiting fellow and assistant professor of philosophy, University of Richmond, 12:05 p.m. Sept. 24, 817R Cathedral of Learning, Center for Philosophy of Science, www.pitt.edu/~pittcntr

"Shakespeare. Same-sex. Marriage." Julie Crawford, associate professor of English and comparative literature, Columbia University, 12:30 p.m. Sept. 24, 602 Cathedral of Learning, Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program, www.medren.pitt.edu 

“‘Plastic’ Solar Cells with Interface Engineering,” Tobin Marks, professor of chemistry and materials science and engineering, Northwestern University, 2:30 p.m. Sept. 24, 150 Chevron Science Center, 35th Annual Bayer Lecture Series, Department of Chemistry, www.chem.pitt.edu 

“Absolute, True and Mathematical Time in Newton’s Principia,” Katherine Brading, associate professor of philosophy, University of Notre Dame, 3:30 p.m. Sept. 24, 817R Cathedral of Learning, Center for Philosophy of Science, www.pitt.edu/~pittcntr

“The Right to Fail: On the Cold War Career of Shirley Graham and W.E.B. Du Bois,” Vaughn Rasberry, assistant professor of English, Stanford University, 5 p.m. Sept. 24, 602 Cathedral of Learning, Humanities Center, www.humcenter.pitt.edu 

“Life and Limb: The Toll of the American Civil War,” Jeffrey Reznick, Head, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine, 6 p.m. Sept. 24, 1105 Scaife Hall, Civil War Disabilities Lectures, Center for Bioethics and Health Law, www.bioethics.pitt.edu 

“Coats, Tethers, Rabs, and SNAREs Work Together to Mediate the Specificity of Vesicle Traffic,” Susan Ferro-Novick, professor of cellular and molecular medicine, University of California, San Diego, and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, noon Sept. 26, Lecture Room 6, Scaife Hall, 2013 Laureate Lecture Series, Schools of the Health Sciences, www.svc-laureate.pitt.edu

“The German Elections,” videoconference panel discussion, noon Sept. 26, 4217 Posvar Hall, European Union Center of Excellence and European Studies Center, www.ucis.pitt.edu/euce 

"The Charisma of Literary Institutions: Morrison on Oprah," Günter Leypoldt, professor of American literature and culture, University of Heidelberg, 12:30 p.m. Sept. 26, 602 Cathedral of Learning, Department of English, www.english.pitt.edu 

“Rational Design of Molecular Materials: Molecular Springs, Solar Cells & More,” Geoffrey Hutchison, Pitt assistant professor of chemistry, 4 p.m. Sept. 26, 150 Chevron Science Center, Department of Chemistry, www.chem.pitt.edu 

“Out of Place. Displacement, Modernism, and Prehistory in 19th Century Germany,” John Lyon, professor and chair of Pitt’s Department of German, and Eric Downing, professor of German, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 5 p.m. Sept. 26, 602 Cathedral of Learning, Humanities Center, www.humcenter.pitt.edu 

"The State and Ideology of Kinship," Dmitri Bondarenko, professor of ethnology, Russian State University for the Humanities, Lomonosov Moscow State University, 3 p.m. Sept 27, 3106 Posvar Hall, Anthropology Colloquium Series, www.anthropology.pitt.edu 

“Why Are There So Many Songs?" Robert Walser, professor of musicology, Case Western Reserve University, 4 p.m. Sept. 27, 132 Music Building, Department of Music, www.music.pitt.edu

Written by Melissa Carlson

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