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March 28, 1996


Thursday 28

Medical Ethics Lecture

"Giving the Breath of Life: Lessons from Live Lung Lobe Donation and Transplantation,"

Rachel Ankeny Majeske;

Aud. 5 Scaife, noon-1 p.m.

Johnstown Campus Teleconference

"Higher Education Access and Retention: Going Beyond Affirmative Action";

Cambria Rm., UPJ, 12:45-3 p.m. (814-269-2097)

Biostatistics Seminar

"The Association Between Air Pollution and Daily Mortality: Analysis of Poisson Time Series Data,"

Kiros Berhane, UPMC;

A-115 Crabtree, 3 p.m.

GSPIA Lecture

"International Production and International Relations," Susan Strange; Mervis, 3 p.m. (648-7275)

Women's Studies Reception Honoring certificate students; WPU Kurtzman Rm., 3:30-6:30 p.m. (To register: 624-6485)

Mental Health, Racism and Sexism Lecture

"Issues in Minority Mental Health and the Rebirth of Community Psychiatry,"

Bertram Brown;

GSPH Aud. G-23, 4 p.m.

History of Art and Architecture Lecture

"Gender, Color and Therapeutic Painting: Pictures of His Studio by William Merritt Chase,"

Linda Graham; 202 FFA, 4 p.m.

Geology/Planetary Science Lecture

"Brownsfield Site Recovery,"

Ronald Neufield, civil and environmental engineering;

203 Thaw, 4-5 p.m.

Communication Science Lecture

"EMG Biofeedback in Swallowing,"

Roxann Gross;

WPIC Aud., 4-5 p.m. (383-1600)

SBDC Seminar

"Hiring and Motivating People in Today's Workplace";

208 CL, 6:30-9 p.m. (648-1528)

Johnstown Presentation

"Growing Up Brady: I Was a Teenage Greg,"

Barry Williams;

Pasquerilla Performing Arts Ctr., UPJ, 7:30 p.m. (814-369-2085)

Friday 29

Ctr. for Philosophy of Science Conference

"The Crossing of Philosophy of Science and Hermeneutics in West Germany,"

Lutz Danneberg, Humboldt U.; 2M/2P56 FQ, 9:30-10:30 a.m.;

"C.G. Hempel as a Philosopher of Science," Adolf Grunbaum;

2M/2P56 FQ, 10:45-11:45 a.m.;

"Logical Empiricism and Biology," Gereon Wolters, U. of Konstanz;

2M/2P56 FQ, noon-1 p.m.;

"H2O: Hempel-Helmer-Oppenhelm," Nicholas Rescher;

2M/2P56 FQ, 2:30-3:30 p.m.;

"Herbert Feigl and Philipp Frank in the U.S.A.," Rudolf Haller, U. of Graz; 2M/2P56 FQ, 3:45-4:45 p.m.;

"Reductionism in Exile? Feigl's Identity Theory of Mind," Dieter Sturma, U. of Luneburg; 2M/2P56 FQ, 5-6 p.m. (To register: 624-1050)

REES Lecture

"Ukraine in Transition,"

Irina Novak, Inst. of Industrial Economics;

Vitaly Mortykov, East Ukrainian U.;

Sergei Rymarenko, Inst. of Ethnic and Political Studies;

4E51 FQ, noon-1:30 p.m.

Computer Science Lecture

"From Processes and Transactions to Workflows,"

Krithi Ramamritham, U. of Mass.; LRDC Aud., 1-2 p.m. (624-8493)

Cultural Studies Lecture

"The Eloquence of Pornography,"

Laura Kipnis, Northwestern; 1K56 FQ, 2:30-4 p.m.

Anthropology Lecture

"Indians or Blacks? The Dancers of the Virgin of Otuzco: A Case of Mixed Identity,"

Luis Millones, U. of San Marcos; 3D10 FQ, 3 p.m.

GSPIA Lecture

"Planning Practice in Southwestern Pennsylvania,"

Jim DeAngelis, urban and regional planning;

3J12 FQ, 4 p.m.

Cultural Studies Graduate Student Symposium

"Masculinity in Melrose Place,"

Guillermo Caliendo; "South Asian Cyborg Diaspora: Issues in Ethnography," Radhika Gajjali;

"Androgyny as an Alternative in the Art of Surrealist Women," Emilia Garofalo;

"How to Die in the Most Inspiring Pose: Bodies in the Stalinist Museum," Sasha Prokhorov;

"Eating the Beautiful Women: Mother-Daughter Eroticism and Discursive," Elayne Tobin;

1K56 FQ, 4:30-6 p.m.

Saturday 30

Ctr. for Philosophy of Science Conference

"The 'Umbar': The Reconstruction of Constructivist Ontology,"

Johanna Seibt, U. of Texas;

2M/2P56 FQ, 9:30-10:20 a.m.;

"Foundationalism and the Problem of the Criterion," Ernest Sosa, Brown; 2M/2P56 FQ, 10:45-11:45 a.m.;

"The Concept of Truth in the Vienna Circle and Its Influence on Subsequent Truth Theories," Lorenz Puntel, U. of Munchen; 2M/2P56 FQ, noon-1 p.m.;

Excursion to Old Economy Village; Departing from FQ 1:15 p.m. (624-1050)

Men's Glee Club Concert

FFA, 3 p.m. (648-7871)

Sunday 31

Ctr. for Philosophy of Science Conference

"Carnap and Quine on Empiricism,"

Robert Almeder, Georgia State U.; 2M/2P56 FQ, 9:30-10:30 a.m.;

"Philosophy of Science and the German Idealist," Philip Clayton, Sonoma State U.; 2M/2P56 FQ, 10:45-11:45 a.m.;

"Pragmatic Idealism or Idealistic Pragmatism," Hans-Peter Kruger, U. of Potsdam; 2M/2P56 FQ, noon-1 p.m.;

"Positivism and Pragmatism: The Controversy Between C.I. Lewis, Schlick and Carnap," Hans-Joachim Dahms, U. of Gottingen; 2M/2P56 FQ, 2:30-3:30 p.m.;

"Changes and Developments in the Concept of Rationality," Axel Wustehube, U. of Munster; 2M/2P56 FQ, 3:45-4:45 p.m.;

"Changes in the Positions of the German Logical Empiricists in the Wake of Their Emigration," Andreas Kamlah, U. of Osnabruck," 2M/2P56 FQ, 5-6 p.m. (624-1050)

Student Guitar Concert of Classical and Jazz Music

FFA Aud., 3 p.m. (624-4126)

Compline Choir Concert

Organist R. Craig Dobbins, Presbyterian Church, Sewickley;

Heinz Chapel, 8:30 p.m.


Monday 1

Ctr. for Philosophy of Science Conference

"Foundationalism and Coherentism in Epistemology,"

Dirk Koppelberg, Freie U.; 2M/2P56 FQ, 9:15-10:15 a.m.;

"The Americanization of Unity," Peter Galison, Harvard; 2M/2P56 FQ, 10:30-11:30 a.m.;

"The Reception of German Scientific Philosophy in North America," Robert Butts, U. of Western Ontario;

2M/2P56 FQ, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. (624-1050)


Celebrates Public Health Week

Also Apr. 2, GSPH student lounge, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Nursing Lecture

"Quality of Life Outcomes After Kidney and Pancreas-Kidney Transplantation: Measurement, Prediction and Biological Linkages,"

Donna Hathaway, U. of Tenn.; 123 Victoria, noon-1:30 p.m. (624-7838)


Intercultural Bag Lunch

Suite 500 Medical Arts Bldg., noon. (383-1813)

History of Art & Architecture Lectures

"Sitwell Family: A Picture of a Portrait," Medha Patel;

"Sexuality and Modernity: Christian Schad's Weimar Portraits," Elizabeth Teller; 203 FFA, noon. (628-2400)

Faculty Assembly Meeting

2P56 FQ, 3 p.m.

Health Management and Policy Lecture

"Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Death: American Culture and Choice at the End of Life," George Annas, BU;

Members Lounge, University Club, 4:30 p.m.

Chemistry Lecture

"New Electrochemical Sensors in Medicine and Biology,"

W. John Albery, Oxford;

Chevron Ashe Aud., 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday 3

SAC/Wellness Program Lecture

"Breast Cancer and You: Learn Your First Line of Defense";

WPU Kurtzman Rm., noon-1 p.m.

Chemistry Lecture

"Transition State Theory Revisited,"

W. John Albery, Oxford; Chevron Ashe Aud., 3 p.m.

Linguistics Lecture

"Language Contact and the Syntax-Discourse Interface,"

Ellen Prince, Penn;

144 CL, 3 p.m.

Women's Studies Video

"Date Rape Backlash";

2629 CL, 3 p.m.

Pathology Seminar

"Tissue Interactions in Lung Development,"

John Shannon, U. of Col.;

618 Scaife, 4 p.m.

Thursday 4

GSPIA Lecture

"Impressions of the New South Africa,"

Makaziwe Mandela; WPU Lower Lounge, 3-4:30 p.m.

Biostatistics Seminar

"GEE With Missing Data,"

Myunghee Paik, Columbia;

A-115 Crabtree, 3 p.m.

Mental Health, Racism and Sexism Lecture

"Sexism and Women's Psychological Status,"

Patricia Perri Rieker, Harvard;

GSPH Aud. G-23, 4 p.m.

Communication Science Lecture

"Pediatric Auditory Rehabilitation,"

Sheila Pratt; WPIC Aud., 4-5 p.m. (383-1600)

Geology/Planetary Science Lecture

"Advanced SEM Design and Development: Applications in the Earth Sciences,"

Stephen Kennedy, R.J. Lee Group;

203 Thaw, 4-5 p.m.

Friday 5

Ctr. for Philosophy of Science Lecture

"Hierarchical Theories of Truth," John Barker, Princeton;

817R CL, 12:05 p.m.

Political Science Lecture

"Structural Change in International Politics: A Case Study of the West," Alex Wendt, Yale;

2K56 FQ, 1-2:30 p.m. (648-7275)

Anthropology Lecture

"Recent Archaeological Research on the Gulf Coast of Mexico,"

Charles Knight; 3D10 FQ, 3 p.m.

GSPIA Lecture

"Ethical Dilemmas for Planners, Managers and Analysts,"

Iris Young, Jane Downing and Raymond Reaves;

3J12 FQ, 4 p.m.

Saturday 6

French/Italian Conference

"The Case for Literature in 1996";

1228 CL, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. (624-5220)

UPMC Marathon Training Seminar

"Dealing With Setbacks"; LAHS Aud.,

Montefiore, 10 a.m.

Music on the Edge Concert

Louis Andriessen; FFA Aud., 8 p.m.

Sunday 7

Compline Choir Concert

Organist Charles Thompson, St. Blaise Community Parish, Midland;

Heinz Chapel, 8:30 p.m.

Monday 8

Senate Council Meeting

2P56 FQ, 3 p.m.

Tuesday 9

Ctr. for Philosophy of Science Lecture

"Imaginability, Conceivability, Possibility and the Mind-Body Problem," Christopher Hill, U. of Ark.;

817R CL, 12:05 p.m.

GSPH Lecture

"Building Healthy Communities: An Introduction to Skill Cell Theory and Methodology,"

Phil Lauro, Chris Keane and Fay Lauro;

GSPH Aud., 3:30-5:30 p.m. (624-8700)

French/Italian Lecture

"The Play of Images Between Memory and Invention,"

Lina Bolzoni, U. of Pisa;

349 CL, 4:30 p.m.

Indian Music Concert

Sharon Lowen, odissi; Ram Chandra Sahu, vocal and harmonium;

Prafulla Mangara, pakhawaj;

Rajkishore Dal Behera, flute;

Stephen Foster Theatre, 7:30 p.m. (624-4125)

Wednesday 10

Intercultural Bag Lunch

Suite 500, Medical Arts Bldg., noon. (383-1813)

Women's Studies Video

"The Incredible True Adventure of Two Girls in Love";

2629 CL, 3 p.m.

Pathology Seminar

"Transplantation and Trophic Factors for Neurodegenerative Disease,"

Jeffrey Kordower, Rush U.;

618 Scaife, 4 p.m.

Breast Cancer Forum

"Surviving and Understanding Breast Cancer";

HealthPlace, 3rd fl. BC/BS offices, 4-8:30 p.m. (To register: 521-2873)

Chemistry Lecture

"Charge Interactions and Complex Media,"

Janet Osteryoung, NC State;

Chevron Ashe Aud., 5:30 p.m.

Thursday 11

Chemistry Lecture

"Electrochemical Behavior of Absorbates,"

Janet Osteryoung, NC State;

Chevron Ashe Aud., 3 p.m.

Communication Science Lecture

"Diagnosis of Velopharyngeal Insufficiency,"

Margie Dubner; WPIC Aud., 4-5 p.m. (383-1600)

Geology/Planetary Science Lecture

"Solving Geoscience Problems in the Coming Century by Integrating New Technologies and Different Disciplines,"

Bernard Duval, U. of Paris;

203 Thaw, 4-5 p.m.

History of Art & Architecture Lecture

"Museums in a Democratic Society: Revelations of a Public Intellectual," Robert Bergman, Cleveland Museum of Art;

FFA Aud., 5 p.m.

Ph.D. Defense


"Laue Diffraction, UV Reflectivity and Er3+ Related Luminescence Studies in Silicon Carbide Polytypes,"

Murugesu Yoganathan, physics and astronomy;

Mar. 28, 316 Allen, 1:15 p.m.


"Limitations Encountered When Communicating Through the Tracks of a Mass Transit System,"

Shih-Wen Lee;

Mar. 29, 444 Benedum, 10 a.m.


"International Institutions, a European Identity and Germany's New Ostopolitik,"

Emil Nagengast, political science;

Apr. 1, 4N51 FQ, 1 p.m.


"Passivity Based Methods for Control of Induction Motors,

" Levent Gokdere;

Apr. 1, 444 Benedum, 2:30 p.m.


"Privatization and Reconstruction: Friends or Enemies?"

Josef Kotrba, economics;

Apr. 1, 4P51 FQ, 3 p.m.


"Measurability of the Mismatch Negativity Component of the Auditory Evoked Response During Sedation Anesthesia,"

Cheryl Hettman;

Apr. 4, 312 Victoria, 1 p.m.


"Elites, Power and Ideology: The Struggle for Democracy in Panama,"

Orlando Perez, political science;

Apr. 4, 4L51 FQ, 1 p.m.


"The Potential Formation, Role and Function of Etheno-adenine Adducts Produced by Suspect Carcinogens,"

Ruth A. Modzelewski, human genetics;

Apr. 4, A719 Crabtree, 1 p.m.

GSPH "Rippling Muscle Disease: Genetic, Physical and Expression Mapping,"

Dietrich Stephan, human genetics;

Apr. 4, 1195 BST, 4 p.m.


"Human Papillomavirus Infection, Cigarette Smoking and Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia,"

Mary M. Cothran;

Apr. 8, 369 Victoria, 8 a.m.

Nursing "Efficacy of Upper Extremity Strength Training on Upper Extremity Functional Performance Among Elderly Long-Term Care Residents," Donna F. Richards; Apr. 9, 451 Victoria, 2 p.m.


"Individual Differences in Specific Cognitive Abilities as Measured by Neuropsycho-logical Tests: A Twin Study," John K. Hall, pyschology; Apr. 11, 603 OEH, 10 a.m.-noon. FAS "Wrongheaded Science? Rationality, Constructivism and Dinosaurs," Keith McKendree Parsons, history and philosophy of science; Apr. 11, 817 CL, 11:30 a.m.


Bradford Campus

Exhibition Artist May Kaye Casaday;

through Mar. 31, Hanley Library Gallery, UPB.

Friends of FFA Exhibition

"The Reggio-Pgh. Project: 100 Languages of Children";

Apr. 1-May 30, University Art Gallery.


Kuntu Repertory Theatre Performance

"Traces," directed by Ron O. J. Parson; Mar. 21-Apr. 6, Stephen Foster Aud., Thurs.-Sat. 8 p.m.; Sun. 5 p.m. (624-7298)

Pitt Theatre Performance

"Enrico IV," directed by David Pellegrini; Mar. 28-31, Apr. 3-6, The Pit, Sun., 2 p.m.; all others, 8 p.m. (624-7529)

Theatre Arts Performance

"The School for Scandal," directed by Richard Keitel; Apr. 9-14, 17-21, Studio Theatre, Tues.-Sat., 8 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m. (624-7529)



Regalia Order Staff members interested in attending should contact Office of Special Events by Mar. 29. (624-7100)

Staff Assn. Council Shopping Spree at City Grove Outlets Tickets at WPU Ticket Office Apr.1-May 1. (648-1478)

Student & Public Affairs Vice Chancellor's Research Award Deadline Submission of applications for FY97 funding is due by Apr. 15 to 130 WPU.

Employee Benefits Open Enrollment Through Apr. 20. (624-8160)

Calendar Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published Thursday, April 11. It will contain events of April 11-25. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 p.m. April 4 at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information will not be accepted over the phone but can be sent by FAX: 624-4579 or e-mail to For additional information about calendar deadlines, call 624-4644.

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