University of Pittsburgh
September 19, 2013

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Sept. 29-Oct. 5

The following events are open to the public.
Contact: 

Sharon Blake

412-624-4364

Cell: 412-277-6926

 

CONCERTS

Ortner/Levine Duo, international swinging melodies on clarinet, saxophone, and piano, noon Oct. 4, Cup and Chaucer Café, Hillman Library, The Emerging Legends Concert Series, www.library.pitt.edu/emerging-legends 

Tributo to Chile, visiting musicians Rodrigo Invernizzi, Orion Morales, Ella Ponce, and Daniel Fuenzalida will play South American songs inspired by the music of Chile and the Andes, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4, Bellefield Hall Auditorium, Center for Latin American Studies, www.ucis.pitt.edu/clas/ 

Rediscovery, Rebirth, Restoration, and Remembrance in Ragtime, Tom Roberts and the Allegheny City Ragtime Orchestra performing works from Pittsburgh and Latin American composers, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5, Hillman Center for Performing Arts, Richard E. Rauh Theater, Shady Side Academy Senior School, 423 Fox Chapel Road, Fox Chapel, sixth annual “The Americas—In Concert,” cosponsored by Pitt’s Center for Latin American Studies, www.ucis.pitt.edu/clas/ 

Ensemble Son and Either/Or, performing a double quartet of contemporary music, 8 p.m. Oct. 5, Bellefield Hall Auditorium, Pitt’s Music on the Edge, www.music.pitt.edu 

EXHIBITIONS

University Art Gallery, Rediscover: The Collection Revealed, artwork from the University collection addressing conservation issues within the collection, through Oct. 19, Frick Fine Arts Building, Department of History of Art and Architecture, www.haa.pitt.edu

THEATRE

Ashes to Ashes, a married woman reveals an eerie communion with the dead victims of political barbarities, Oct. 2-6, Henry Heyman Theatre within Stephen Foster Memorial, www.play.pitt.edu

The Mustache, a young couple shares their morning tea and a detachable mustache, Oct. 2-6, Henry Heyman Theatre within Stephen Foster Memorial, www.play.pitt.edu

PUBLIC CONFERENCES

Science 2013: Convergence, including presentations by some of Pittsburgh’s leading researchers as well as keynote lectures by distinguished guest scientists, Oct. 2-4, Alumni Hall, www.science2013.pitt.edu 

BOOK DISCUSSIONS

Leela Fernandes’s Transnational Feminism in the United States: Knowledge, Ethics, Power, led by Michael Goodhart, Pitt professor of political science, 2:30 p.m. Oct. 4, 2201 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, Gender and the Global: Pitt’s Woman Studies Program, Fall 2013 Events on Gender and Sexuality, www.wstudies.pitt.edu 

LECTURES

“Studying Scent: Bridging the Gap Between Proximate and Ultimate Studies of Floral Chemistry,” Robert Raguso, professor of neurobiology and behavior, Cornell University, 4:15 p.m. Sept. 30, 169 Crawford Hall, Pitt Department of Biological Sciences, www.biology.pitt.edu 

“Fossil ‘Hobbits,’ Homo Sapiens and the Politics of Paleoanthropology,” Dean Falk, Hale G. Smith Professor and Chair of Anthropology, Florida State University, 8 p.m. Oct. 1, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, Pitt Department of Anthropology Mysteries of Human Evolution lecture series, www.anthropology.pitt.edu 

“The Science and Politics of Global Warming,” Raymond S. Bradley, University Distinguished Professor of Geosciences and director of the Climate System Research Center, University of Massachusetts, 2 p.m. Oct. 2, Carnegie Lecture Hall at the Carnegie Museums, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, University Honors College Climate Change Series, www.honorscollege.pitt.edu 

“Leveraging Networks to Accelerate Educational Improvement,” Jennifer Lin Russell, Pitt assistant professor of education, 11 a.m. Oct. 3, 5604 Posvar Hall, Learning Research and Development Center, www.lrdc.pitt.edu

“Management and Culture in an Enlarged European Commission: Unity in Diversity?” Carolyn Ban, Pitt professor of public and international affairs, noon Oct. 3, 4217 Posvar Hall, Pitt European Union Center of Excellence & European Studies Center, www.ucis.pitt.edu/euce 

“The New Era of Global Science and Engineering,” Subra Suresh, president of Carnegie Mellon University, Science 2013 Provost Lecture, 4 p.m. Oct. 3, 7th floor auditorium of Alumni Hall, www.science2013.pitt.edu

“Archaeologist Spies: the Truth Behind the Myth,” Susan Heuck Allen, visiting scholar of classics, Brown University, 4:30 p.m. Oct. 3, 213 Cathedral of Learning, Archaeological Institute of America, Pitt Department of Classics, www.classics.pitt.edu

“Nation-building Through War,” Nicholas Sambanis, professor of political science, Yale University, 12 p.m. Oct. 4, 3610 Posvar Hall, Symposium on Political Violence, Department of Political Science, www.polisci.pitt.edu 

Written by Melissa Carlson

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