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February 3, 2000


Thursday, February 3

UPCI Immunology Seminar

"Analyses of Autoimmune Disease QTL Provide a Unique View of

the Immune System," Linda Wicker; S-100A BST, noon

Pitt-CMU Colloquium

"The Political Economy of Drug Approval in the United States,

1950-1999," Daniel Carpenter, U. of MI; 4R51 Posvar, 3:15 pm

Biology Seminar

"Regulation of Protein Phosphatase 2A by the Rapamycin Sensitive

Signaling Pathway," Yu Jiang, Princeton; 169 Crawford, 4 pm

Pharmacology Seminar

"CNS Serotonin & the Sympathetic Nervous System in the Insulin

Resistance Syndrome," Matthew Muldoon; 622 Scaife, 4-5 pm

Toastmasters Meeting

1103 Scaife, 6 pm

Women's Studies Lecture

"Acquaintance Rape: Sexual Subjectivity & the Meaning of Consent,"

Peggy Reeves Sanday, Penn; 120 DL, 7 pm

Friday, February 4

WPIC Lecture

"Understanding the Biological Basis of Addictive Behavior," Charles

O'Brien; Detre Aud. 2nd fl., 10:30 am-noon (624-0750)

Center for Pharmacogenetics Seminar

"MutS Homologues hMSH5 & hMSH4: Implications in Human Cancer

& Antineoplastic Drug Resistance," Chengtao Her, Los Alamos National

Lab; S-100A BST, noon

Jewish/Film Studies Lecture

"The Images of Jews in Film," Sharon Rivo, Brandeis U.; 2628

CL, 1 pm

Women's Studies Lecture

"Eggi's Village: Rethinking Matriarchy Through Minang-kabau Meanings,"

Peggy Reeves Sanday, Penn; 2M2P/56 Posvar, 3 pm

Black History Month Lecture

"The Seduction of the African Student," Brenda Verner; WPU Assembly

Rm., 8 pm (648-7880)

Latin American Studies Film

"Adorable Lies"; Carnegie Museum of Art Theatre, 8 pm (622-3212)

Saturday, February 5

Black History Month Lecture/Luncheon

"Black Womanism," Brenda Verner; WPU Ballrm., 12:30 pm (648-7880)

Kuntu Repertory Acting Class

Conducted by Elizabeth Van Dyke, writer, director, actress; Stephen

Foster aud., 1-3:30 pm (648-2239)

Latin American Studies Film

"Adorable Lies"; Carnegie Museum of Art Theatre, 7 pm (622-3212)

Sunday, February 6

Pitt African-American Read-In Chain

Led by Ogle Duff; First Baptist Church, Bellefield & Bayard,

4 pm

Monday, February 7

Nursing Lecture

"State Health Improvement Planning: Impact & Implications for

Nursing Education & Practice in Community Health," Helen Burns,

Penn State; 129 Victoria, noon-1:30 pm

Johnstown Campus Athletics Night

Men's & women's basketball; reception for Alumni Assn. members

& guests, Zamias Aquatic Center lobby, 6 pm; RSVP by Feb. 3 (reservations:


Tuesday, February 8

Communication/Rehabilitation Sciences Lecture

Scott Yaruss; 4060 Forbes Tower, noon-1 pm (647-1341)

Intercultural Bag Lunch

5th fl. Med. Arts Bldg., noon

Wellness Program Seminar

"Issues of Aging: The Challenge of the Sandwich Generation,"

Jules Rosen, psychiatry; WPU Kurtzman Rm., noon-1 pm

Center for Philosophy of Science Lecture

"The Two Kinds of Deductively Formulated Theory," Fred Seddon,

Duquesne; 817R CL, 12:05 pm

Wednesday, February 9

KGSB Training Session

"Keeping the Family Business Healthy," John Ward; University

Club, 8 am-3 pm

KGSB Training Session

"Mechanics of Starting a Small Business"; 180 Mervis, 8-10 am

Environmental Health & Safety Training

For students, staff & faculty who work with bloodborne pathogens;

Benedum Aud., 9-10:30 am (624-9505)

HR Workshop

"Family & Medical Leave Act of 1993," LaVerne Wheeler & Shirley

Tucker; 100 Craig, 9-11 am (to register: 624-8046)

Pathology Seminar

"Perivascular Macrophage Infection in the CNS: Implications for

the Neuropathogen-esis of AIDS," Kenneth William, Harvard; 1104

UPMC Conf. Ctr., noon

Women's Studies Student Panel Discussion

"Experiences of Islamic Women at Pitt," moderators Karen Peterson

& Maureen Porter; WPU Dining Rm. A, noon-1 pm

Staff Association Council Meeting

2M2P/56 Posvar, 12:30-2 pm

Thursday, February 10

HR Sexual Harassment Prevention Workshop

Carol Mohammed; staff, 10:30 am-noon; non-supervisors, 1:30-2

pm; faculty, 2:30-3:30 pm; 100 Craig (to register: 624-8046)

Bioethics Grand Rounds Mark Nordenberg Lecture

"No Place to Hide-Threats to Confidentiality of Medical Records,"

Paul Appelbaum, U. of MA; moot court rm. law school, noon-1 pm

Delta Omega Lecture

"Diet & Nutrition as an Alternative/Complementary Approach to

Cancer Prevention & Treatment," Lawrence Kuchi, Columbia; A115

Crabtree, noon-1:30 pm

UPCI Immunology Seminar

"Dendritic Cell System in Cancer," Michael Shurin, surgery; 995

BST West, noon

Provost Inaugural Lecture

"Towards Zero Invasive Brain Surgery — A 20-Year Odyssey," L.

Dade Lunsford, neurological surgery; FFA Aud., 4 pm

Pitt Wrestling Match/Reception

Vs. Clarion; reception for UPMC/Pitt faculty, staff, friends,

family; Fitzgerald Field House, 6 pm (reservations: 648-7804)

Toastmasters Meeting

1103 Scaife, 6 pm

Greensburg Campus Black History Month Lecture

"The Story of the Hurricane: Justice & the Legal System," Rubin

Carter; Ferguson Theatre UPG, 6:30 pm

Friday, February 11

WPIC Lecture

"Meet the P.I.: Is Suicide Genetic?" David Brent, child psychiatry;

2nd fl. Detre Aud., 10:30 am-noon (624-0750)

Film/Cultural Studies Lecture

"I Spy's 'Living Postcards': The Geo-Politics of Civil Rights,"

Mary Beth Haralovich, U. of AZ; 501 CL, 11 am

Human Genetics Seminar

"The Role of the Homebox Gene Prox1 During the Development of

the Murine Lymphatic Vasculature & Liver," Guillermo Oliver,

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital; A115 Crabtree, noon-1


Center for Philosophy of Science Lecture

"All Numbers Great & Small," Philip Ehrlich, Ohio U; 817R CL,

12:05 pm

Senate Budget Policies Committee Meeting

WPU Dining Rm. B, 12:05-2 pm

Anthropology/REES Lecture

"Clans, Transactions, & Transidentities: An Anthropological Perspective

on Western Aid to Russia," Janine Wedel; 3D10 Posvar, 3 pm

Music Colloquium

"Performance Practice & Style in an Aria, 'Ich Will Auch Mit

Gebroch'nen Augen,' (BWV 125/2) by J.S. Bach," Scott Milner;

132 Music, 4 pm

Audiology Seminar

"Scientific Rationale of Vestibular Rehabilitation," Sue Whitney,

physical therapy; 5073 Forbes Tower, 7:30-8:30 pm

Latin American Studies Film

"Strawberry & Chocolate," Carnegie Museum of Art Theatre, 8 pm


Saturday, February 12

UPMC/New Balance Training Seminar

"Keeping the Pace & Avoiding Injury"; S-100A BST, 10 am-noon


Sunday, February 13

Heinz Chapel Choir Festival Concert

Heinz Chapel, 3 pm (624-4125)

Latin American Studies Film

"Strawberry & Chocolate," Carnegie Museum Art Theatre, 5:30 pm

(622-3212) Black History Month Event

"Gospel Fest 2000," Kurt Carr, God's Children Gospel Choir, university

college choirs; WPU Assembly Rm., 6 pm (648-7880)

Monday, February 14

Biology Seminar

"T Box Regulatory Specificity & Early Mesodermal Patterning,"

Frank Conlon, National Institute for Medical Research; 169 Crawford,

4 pm

Tuesday, February 15

Center for Philosophy of Science Lecture

"The Controversies About 'Facts,' 'True Propositions,' & 'Truth

Conditions': How to Explain Our Knowledge of External Reality,"

Dan Nesher, U. of Haifa; 817R CL, 12:05 pm

KGSB Training Session

"Strategic Plan to an Operational Plan"; University Club, 1-5:30


Wednesday, February 16

HR Workshop

"Meetings That Work For You," Cara Walker; 100 Craig, 9 am-noon

(to register: 624-8046)

Intercultural Bag Lunch

5th fl. Med. Arts Bldg., noon

Women's Studies Lecture

"Self-Esteem in Battered Women Living in Shelters," Filomena

Varvaro, WS Research; 2017C CL, noon-1 pm

Thursday, February 17

Alzheimer's Seminar

"Alzheimer's Disease: Amyloid Neuroimaging Agents (Looking for

a Window Into the Brain –Finding a Crack)," William Klunk, psychiatry;

ADRC Conf. Rm. Montefiore, noon

UPCI Immunology Seminar

"Extracellular Proteolysis of Antigens by CD13 on Dendritic Cells,"

Xin Dong, pathology; 995 BST West, noon

Biology Seminar

"Transgenesis & Metamorphic Neural Development in Xenopus laevis,"

Nicholas Marsh-Armstrong, Carnegie Institution of Washington;

169 Crawford, 4 pm

Toastmasters Meeting

1103 Scaife, 6 pm

Black History Month Lecture

"Excellence in Leadership"; WPU Assembly Rm., 7 pm (648-7880)

Women's Studies Reception

Presentations, noon-4 pm; "The Vibrator & the Issue of Orgasmic

Mutuality," Rachel Maines, 7 pm; WPU Ballrm.

Ph.D. Defenses


"Statistical Methods for Analyzing Tetrad Crossover Probabilities,"

Kai Yu; Feb. 4, A325 Parran, 9-10 am


"Japanese Adult Learning: Karoke Naraigolo," Hideo Watanabe;

Feb. 4, 3H51 Posvar, 1 pm


"Weak & Strong Cross-Bridge Interactions in the Length-Dependent

Activation of the Cardiac Contractile System," Stephen Smith;

Feb. 18, 1495 BST, 1 pm


Kuntu Repertory Theatre

"Love to All, Lorraine," codirected by Elizabeth Van Dyke & Woodie

King Jr., & "Zora: The Dark Town Strutter," directed by Vernell

Lillie; through Feb. 5, Stephen Foster, Thur.-Sat. at 8 pm (624-7298)

University Repertory Theatre

"The Adding Machine"; Feb. 9-20, Studio Theatre CL basement

(for performance times, ticket info: 624-7529)


University Art Gallery

"Recent Works by Uwe Wittwer" & "Selections From the Permanent

Collection," through March 4; FFA, Thur. 10 am-8 pm, Fri. 10

am-4 pm (648-2423)


University Times Books & Journals Supplement

Deadline extended to Feb. 11 for Books & Journals supplement.

Send to 308 Bellefield Hall.

Greensburg Workshop

Applications due Feb. 15 for March 17 & 18 workshop for high school physics & chemistry teachers, UPG. (724/836-9934)

Teaching Evaluation Surveys

Due by Feb. 15 in G-39 CL; call 624-6147 for a request form.

HIV Update/Training

RSVP by Feb. 18 for Feb. 23 event, 1st fl. Ballroom Masonic Temple


Nursing Horizons Conference

Register by Feb. 24 for March 2 & March 3 conference, Sheraton Hotel Station Sq. (521-7800, ext. 266)

Calendar Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published Feb. 17. It will contain events of Feb. 17-March 2. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 pm Feb. 10, at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information may be sent by fax: 624-4579 or e-mail to

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