University of Pittsburgh
August 23, 2007

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Sept. 5-12

Contact:  412-624-4147

The following events are open to the public.

LECTURES

9/5 Charli Carpenter, assistant professor in Pitt's Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) and Women's Studies Faculty Research Grant awardee, will deliver a lecture titled "Assessing Online Issue Networks: 'Women, Peace, and Security' in Real and Cyberspace," at noon, Room 2201 Posvar Hall, 230 Bouquet St., Oakland. For more information call 412-624-6485.

9/6 The Kobe-Pitt Symposium on Disaster Risk-Reduction and Response will be held Sept. 6-7 in the Schenley Room, Pittsburgh Athletic Association, 4215 Fifth Ave., Oakland. The symposium, a joint partnership between the University of Pittsburgh and Kobe University, will discuss and collaborate on issues relating to major disaster management. The event is sponsored by GSPIA, Asian Studies Center, Center for National Preparedness, and European Union Center and The Research Center for Urban Safety and Kobe University. For more information, contact Louise Comfort at 412-648-7606 or Joyce Valiquette at 412-624-6614.

THEATRE

9/9 Pitt's Kuntu Repertory Theatre, Pittsburgh's oldest African American theater, will

be holding auditions at Alumni Hall, 4227 Fifth Ave., Oakland, from noon to

4 p.m. Actors should prepare a short (18 line maximum) monologue; dancers

should prepare a short piece that shows their versatility; and singers should

prepare eight bars of two songs that show their range - one gospel and one pop.

For more information, call 412-624-7298.

9/12 Melanie Dreyer, assistant professor in Pitt's Department of Theatre Arts, brings

the world premiere of Andreas Jungwirth's Outside Inn to Pittsburgh. This special

limited engagement production will have its English preview at 8 p.m. in Pitt's

Charity Randall Theatre, Stephen Foster Memorial, Forbes Avenue and Bigelow

Boulevard, Oakland. For more information, contact Sloan MacRae at

412-624-0933.

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