University of Pittsburgh
September 8, 2010

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Sept. 22-29

Contact:  412-624-4147

 The following events are open to the public. 


9/1-25     The Lives They Left Behind—a photographic exhibition featuring the contents of suitcases left behind in the late 19th to mid-20th century by the patients of the now closed Willard Psychiatric Center in New York’s Finger Lakes region—is being presented in the Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 650 Schenley Dr., Oakland. The exhibition hours are from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. For more information, call 877-391-3820 or visit 


9/22          Danny Yung, a Hong Kong-based intercultural theater specialist, and Kunqu opera star Xiao Xiangping will deliver a free public lecture (registration requied) on Chinese opera and intercultural theater titled “Journey to the West: Tears of Barren Hill” from 8 to 10 p.m. in the Graduate School of Public Health Auditorium, Parran Hall, 130 DeSoto St., Oakland. The event is sponsored by Pitt’s Asian Studies Center and the Department of Music. To register or for more information, visit 

9/29          Elizabeth Otto, assistant professor of art history at the State University of New York at Buffalo, will deliver a lecture titled “Bauhaus Ghost Stories: Spirit and Photography Versus Abstraction and Modern Design,” at 5 p.m., 602 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. The event is sponsored by Pitt’s Department of the History of Art and Architecture. For more information, call 412-648-2421. 


9/29          The University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra presents Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante featuring Wil Snead and Wei Zhao and Michael Tippett’s Concerto for Double String Orchestra, at 8 p.m., Bellefield Hall Auditorium, 315 S. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. For more information, call 412-624-4125 or visit