University of Pittsburgh
February 11, 2009

University of Pittsburgh Calendar of Events, Feb. 25-March 4

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

EXHIBITION

2/25 "Free At Last? Slavery in Pittsburgh in the 18th and 19th Centuries," an exhibition by the University of Pittsburgh, is being presented at the Senator John Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman St., Strip District. The exhibition runs daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through April 5. For more information, visit www.pitt.edu/news/free-at-last/.

LECTURES

2/25 Martin Aurand, senior librarian and archivist in Carnegie Mellon University Libraries' Arts and Special Collections Department, will deliver a lecture titled "The Spectator and the Topographical City" at 11 a.m., 501 Information Sciences Building, 135 N. Bellefield Ave., Oakland. The lecture is part of the Publishing Pittsburgh Pictures Lecture Series. For more information, visit www.ischool.pitt.edu/colloquia/ppp/index.php.

2/25 Kyle Stevens, a graduate student in Pitt's Department of English, will deliver a lecture titled "Carnal Knowledge: Emotion, the Face, and the Crisis of Male 'Performance'" at noon, 2201 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. The event is sponsored by Pitt's Women's Studies Program. For more information, contact wstudies@pitt.edu or visit www.wstudies.pitt.edu/news.html.

2/25 Maurine Greenwald, a professor in Pitt's Department of History, will deliver a lecture titled "Mad Men/Mad Women: Gender, Race, and U.S. Advertising Since 1950" at 4 p.m., 3703 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. The event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of History. For more information, visit www.pitt.edu/~pitthist/news/lectures/index.html.

2/26 Lee Branstetter, a professor at Carnegie Mellon University's Heinz School of Policy and Management and Department of Social and Decision Sciences, will deliver a lecture titled "Will India and China Dominate the 21st Century Global Economy?" at noon, 4130 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St., Oakland. The event is part of the Asia Over Lunch Lecture Series. For more information, contact Jennifer Murawski at 412-383-3062 or jennm@pitt.edu.

2/26 Sridhar Anandakrishnan, a professor in Penn State University's Department of Geosciences, will deliver a lecture titled "Glaciology, Ice Stream Migration, Time-Series Investigations, Polar Regions, and Antarctic Ice Sheet Studies and Antarctic Tectonics" at 4 p.m., 11 Thaw Hall, 3943 O'Hara St., Oakland. The event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Geology and Planetary Science. For more information, visit www.geology.pitt.edu/colloquium.html.

2/26 Atria Larson, a graduate student at Catholic University, will deliver a lecture titled "A Treatise in the Spirit of Its Age: Universality, Individualism, and Dynamism in Gratian's Tractatus de penitentia" at 4 p.m., 3702 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St, Oakland. The event is part of the Asia Over Lunch Lecture Series. For more information, contact Karen Lautanen at kal70@pitt.edu or visit www.ucis.pitt.edu/main/events-six-month.shtml.

2/26 William Henry Lewis, author of "I Got Somebody in Staunton" (Amistad/Harper Collins, 2005), will deliver a literary reading at 8:30 p.m., 501 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Ave., Oakland. The event is part of the 2008-09 Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series. For more information, contact Jeff Oaks at oaks@pitt.edu or visit www.english.pitt.edu/events/0809_pcws_schedule.html.

3/2 Jeremy Levy, a professor in Pitt's Department of Physics and Astronomy, will deliver a lecture titled "Oxide Nanoelectronics on Demand" at 4:30 p.m., 104 Thaw Hall, 3943 O'Hara St., Oakland. The event is sponsored by Pitt's Department of Physics and Astronomy. For more information, visit info.phys.cmu.edu/research/seminars/colloquium.html.

3/3 Evelyn Rawski, a professor in Pitt's Department of History, will deliver a lecture titled "State Rituals and Ming-Chos_n Relations," at 2:30 p.m., 4217 Posvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St, Oakland. The event is part of the Asia Over Lunch Lecture Series. For more information, contact Kiely Houston at 412-648-7426 or khouston@pitt.edu.

3/4 Rebecca Schultz, a performance artist and activist, will deliver a lecture titled "Theater for Change: Community Projects From California to South Africa" at noon, 2201 Postvar Hall, 230 S. Bouquet St, Oakland. The event is sponsored by Pitt's Women's Studies Program. For more information, contact wstudies@pitt.edu or visit www.wstudies.pitt.edu/news.html.

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