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August 31, 1995



Thursday 31

Geology/Planetary Science Seminar

"Introduction to the Department of Geology and Planetary Science," Thomas Anderson and faculty; 203 Thaw, 4-5 p.m. (624-8784)

Saturday 2

Football Vs. Washington State, Pitt Stadium, 7 p.m. (648-8240)

Monday 4

Labor Day (University Closed)

Tuesday 5

Faculty Assembly Meeting 1K56 FQ, 3 p.m.

Thursday 7

Geology/Planetary Science Seminar

"University Library Resources Related to Geographical Information Systems," Wendy Mann, library system; 203 Thaw, 4-5 p.m. (624-8784)

Friday 8

Indian Nationality Room/UCIS Symposium on India

Madhus Wangu and Fred Clothey, religious studies; Joseph Alter and Robert Hayden, anthropology; Frick Fine Arts aud., 8:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (648-7367)

Classics, FAS, UCIS & Honors College Aeneid Conference

"The Show Must Go On: The Death of Marcellus (Aen. 6. 860-886) and the Future of the Augustan Principate," Reinhold Glei, Bielefeld, 10:45 a.m.

"Allecto's First Victim: A Study of Vergil's Amata (Aen. 7. 341-405)," Elaine Fantham, Princeton, 1:30 p.m.

"Political Stop-overs on a Mythological Travel Route: From Battling Harpies, to the Battle of Actium (Aen. 3. 269-293)," Hans-Peter Stahl, Pittsburgh, 2:45 p.m.

"Religion in the Politics of Augustus," Gunther Gottlieb, U. of Augsburg, 4:30 p.m.

"Non Enarrabile Textum? The Shield of Aeneas and Octavian's Triple Triumph in 29 B.C. (Aen. 8. 630-728)," Alexander McKay, McMaster U., 8 p.m. 2K/2M56 FQ (624-4493)

Pharmacology Seminar

"Factors Affecting Adenovirus Mediated Gene Transfer for Cystic Fibrosis," Joseph Pilewski, medicine; 1395 BST, noon (648-9318)

Saturday 9

Football Vs. Eastern Michigan, Pitt Stadium, 7 p.m. (648-8240)

Classics, FAS, UCIS & Honors College Aeneid Conference

"Punishment and Divination: The Aeneid and the Fragility of the Augustan Settlement (Aen. 6. 608-627; 724-751), Anton Powell, Swansea, 10 a.m.

"The Isolation of Turnus (Aeneid, Book 12)," Richard Thomas, Cambridge, Mass., 11:00 a.m.

"Menelaus and Patroclus or Aeneas and Lausus (Aen. 10. 791-832)" H. Anne Weis, Pittsburgh, 1:30 p.m.

"Securos Latices Et Longa Oblivia (Aen. 6. 640-715): On Comprehension Levels in the Aeneid and in Ausonius Mosella," Charles Marie Ternes, Luxembourg, 2:45 p.m.

2K/2M56 FQ (624-4493)

Asian Studies Indonesian Night

Guest: H. E. Arifin Siregar, Rep. of Indonesia; Benedum Engineering Aud., 6-11 p.m. (648-7370)

Sunday 10

Indian Nationality Room Dinner

Guest: Rajeev Sethi; Laube Hall, Freeport, 4 p.m. (624-4364) Monday 11 Senate Council Meeting 2P56 FQ, 3 p.m.

Tuesday 12

Fall Term Add/Drop Period Ends

Medical Research Center Industrial Lecture

"Powder Metallurgy," Sean Conway, Crucible Compaction; 1175 Benedum, noon (624-0575)

Pitt Graduate& Professional School Fair

WPU, Assembly & Ballroom,10 a.m.-3 p.m. (648-7930)

UCIS & Classics Seminar

"Religious Minorities and the Roman State–The Christians in the 2nd Century," Gunther Gottlieb, U. of Augsburg; 1518 CL, 1:30-3 p.m. (624-4493)

LGAAP & Women's Studies Lecture

"Fatal Women: Violence and Sexual Difference," Lynda Hart, Penn; 272 Hillman, 7 p.m.

Wednesday 13

FAS Linguistics Colloquium

"How Assimilation Affects Assimilations: The Loss of Some Phonological Processes in American Hungarians," Anna Fenyvesi; 144 CL, 3 p.m. (624-6130)

Asian Studies Reception

2M56 FQ, 3:30-5 p.m. (648-7411)

Health Management & Policy Lecture

"Myths of Medical Malpractice," Frank Sloan, Duke; University Club, Members Lounge, 4:30 p.m. (624-6104)

Thursday 14

Classics, Philosophy, Ancient Science & Asian Studies Lecture

"The Politics of The Body," G.E.R. Lloyd, U. of Cambridge; 113 CL, 3:30 p.m. (624-4493)

Geology/Planetary Science Seminar

"Why Should Geologists Care About the Top Quark?" Gene Engels, physics; 203 Thaw, 4-5 p.m. (624-8784)

Ph.D. Defense

School of Business

"The Finances of U.S. Labor Unions," Robert Atkins; Aug. 31, 372A Mervis, 10:30 a.m.


"A Genetic Mechanism for the Start of Senescence: The Effects of Immediate Antagonistic Plieotropy on Rats and Quail," David Stone, Sept. 7, Anthropology Lounge, 3D10 FQ, 3:15 p.m.


Student & Public Affairs Art Exhibit

"The Works of Lois Mailou Jones"; Frick Fine Arts, Sept. 6-Oct. 15, Tue.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun. 2-5 p.m.

Archives of Industrial Society

"Mill and Community," photographs and documents from William Gaughan Collection; Hillman Special Collections Reading Room, 363 Hillman, through Aug. 31, Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (648-8197)


WPIC Cognitive Therapy Conference

"Cognitive Therapy: Basics and Beyond," Judith Beck, Penn & Beck Institute; Sept. 29, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Deadline: Sept. 8 (648-8219)

Philosophy of Science Workshop

"Modern Mathematical Thought: Its History and Philosophy." Funded by Richard King Mellon Foundation and the Wagner Endowment, Sept. 21-24. Workshop attendance is free to persons who register by Sept. 15. (624-1050)

Fulbright Grants Competition

To apply for grants for graduate study abroad in academic fields and for professional training in the creative and performing arts, contact Annagene Yucas, Fulbright adviser, UCIS, 4G FQ. Deadline for applications is Oct. 6, 1995.

Calendar Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published Thursday, Sept. 14. It will contain events of Sept. 14-28. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 p.m. Sept. 7 at 308 Bellefield Hall. Information will not be accepted over the telephone but can be sent by FAX: 624-4579 or e-mail: njbrown@vms.cis.

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