University of Pittsburgh
September 10, 2009

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Sept. 23-30

The following events are open to the public.
Contact: 

Anthony Moore

412-624-8252

Cell: 412-715-3644

LECTURES

9/23 Diego Olstein, World History Center Visiting Scholar at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, will deliver a lecture titled "Political Regimes: Classifications, Criticism, and the Formulation of a New Concept," at 4 p.m., 3703 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of History. For more information, visit www.history.pitt.edu/news/lectures/index.php.

9/28 Steven J. Adelkoff, a partner with K&L Gates LLP, will deliver a lecture titled "Islamic Law: Shariah Compliant Investment Vehicles," at 6 p.m., Lower Lounge, William Pitt Union, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is part of Pitt's International Week 2009 and is sponsored by Pitt's Global Studies Program, International Business Center, and the Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies. For more information, contact Veronica Dristas at 412-624-2918, dristas@pitt.edu or visit www.ucis.pitt.edu/global/internationalweek/calall.shtml.

9/29 Alexander Lennon, editor-in-chief of the "Washington Quarterly," will deliver a lecture titled "Today's Interdependent World Order," at 4 p.m., Alcoa Room, Barco Law Building, 3900 Forbes Ave., Oakland. This event is part of Pitt's International Week 2009 and is sponsored by Pitt's Ridgway Center for International Security Studies and Global Studies Program. For more information, contact Veronica Dristas at 412-624-2918, dristas@pitt.edu or visit www.ucis.pitt.edu/global/internationalweek/calall.shtml.

9/29 Ellen Herman, a professor in the University of Oregon's Department of History, will deliver a lecture titled "Scientific Rules for Realness: Matching and Its Critics in American Adoption," at 4 p.m., history department lounge, 3703 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's School of Arts and Sciences, Women's Studies Program, Cultural Studies Program, and the Pittsburgh Consortium for Adoption Studies. For more information, visit www.history.pitt.edu/news/lectures/index.php.

9/29 Ljiljana Duraskovic, a professor in Pitt's Department of Slavic Languages and Literatrues, will deliver a lecture titled "The Language Identity in the Area of Former Yugoslavia," at 8 p.m., Lower Lounge, Sutherland Hall, 3725 Sutherland Dr., Oakland. This event is part of Pitt's International Week 2009 and is sponsored by Pitt's Center for Russian and East European Studies and Global Studies Program. For more information, contact Veronica Dristas at

412-624-2918, dristas@pitt.edu or visit www.ucis.pitt.edu/global/internationalweek/calall.shtml.

9/30 Gary Oates, a professor in Bowling Green State University's Department of Sociology, will deliver a lecture titled "Examining Five Prominent Explanations for the Black/White School Achievement Gap," at noon, 2017 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is part of the Center on Race and Social Problems' Buchanan Ingersoll and Rooney Fall 2009 Speaker Series and is sponsored by Pitt's School of Social Work. For more information, visit www.crsp.pitt.edu/Service.html.

9/30 Alex Storozynski, president and executive director of the Kosciuszko Foundation, will deliver a lecture titled "The Peasant Prince: Thaddeus Kosciuszko and the Age of Revolution," at 2 p.m., 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and Center for Russian and East European Studies.

9/30 Diego Olstein, World History Center Visiting Scholar at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, will deliver a lecture titled "Two Waves of Globalization Amidst Three Waves of Anti-Hegemonic Party States," at 4 p.m., History Department Lounge, 3703 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. This event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of History. For more information, visit www.history.pitt.edu/news/lectures/index.php.

9/30 Molly Anderson, principal of Food Systems Integrity, will deliver a lecture titled "Beyond Food, Inc.: Food Rights and Food System Reform," at 7 p.m., Assembly Room, William Pitt Union, 3959 Fifth Ave., Oakland. This event is part of Pitt's International Week 2009 and the Global Issues Lecture Series. For more information, contact Veronica Dristas at 412-624-2918, dristas@pitt.edu or visit www.ucis.pitt.edu/global/internationalweek/calall.shtml.

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