University of Pittsburgh
September 7, 2004

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Sept. 23-29

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

LECTURE

9/23 The University of Pittsburgh's Contemporary Writers Series presents a Roundtable Discussion with contemporary Mexican poets Jen Hofer, Christina Rivera-Garza, and Ofelia Perez Sepulveda at 3 p.m. in 4D56, Posvar Hall. For more information, call 412-648-7392.

9/23 A program on professional development that emphasizes "getting started on an undergraduate degree or certificate" will be held from 9 a.m. to noon in the McCarl Center for Nontraditional Student Success, Cathedral of Learning, fourth floor. For more information, call Pitt Human Resources at 412-624-0846 or visit www.hr.pitt.edu.

9/23 Gong Tang, assistant professor in the Pitt Department of Biostatistics, will conduct a Biostatistics Seminar at 3:30 p.m. in the Pitt Graduate School of Public Health, Crabtree Hall, room A115. For more information, call 412-624-3022 or visit www.biostat.pitt.edu.

MUSIC

9/23 Dr. Kwasi and the Islanders will perform Calypso music at noon on the William Pitt Union Bigelow Porch. The performance is part of Pitt's International Week. For more information, call 412-624-7120 or visit the Web site www.ucis.pitt.edu/internationalweek.

9/24 "Why I Sing the Blues—A Musical Journey with Jessica Lee" will be held at 8:30 p.m. in Heinz Chapel, as part of the Heinz Chapel Pittsburgh Artists Series. Lee will perform a "vocal journey of discovery," ranging from spirituals to blues-inspired originals. Admission is $12. The Artists Series is part of Heinz Chapel's Trio of Concerts Series. For more information, visit www.discover.pitt.edu/chapel.

9/25 Brazilian vocalist Silvia Lazo and classical guitarist Paul Grove will perform

"An Evening of Sultry Brazilian Music" at 8 p.m. in Bellefield Hall,

315 Bellefield Ave. Admission costs are $3 for students, or 2 for $5;

$6 for non students, or 2 for $10. Children under the age of six can attend for free. This event is sponsored by and benefits the Latin American and Caribbean Heritage Room in the Cathedral of Learning. For more information, call 412-521-0858 or e-mail chairperson@heritageroom.org.

ACTIVITIES

9/23 A traditional Japanese tea ceremony and tasting will be held from noon to

2 p.m. at the University Book Center, 4000 Fifth Ave., Oakland. The event is part of Pitt's International Week. For more information, call 412-624-7120 or visit the Web site www.ucis.pitt.edu/internationalweek.

9/24 The Pitt Fall International Fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the William Pitt Union lawn. In case of poor weather, the fair will be held inside the Union. The fair is part of Pitt's International Week. For more information, call 412-624-7120 or visit the Web site www.ucis.pitt.edu/internationalweek.

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