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March 16, 1995



Thursday 16

Registration for Fall Term

First two days for seniors

CLAS Lecture

"University-Society-Environment Linkages in Cuba Today,"

Gilberto Timino, U. of Havana;

5P22 FQ, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Biostatistics Seminar

"A Meta-Analysis of Cancer Risk in U.S. Women Associated With Use of Oral Contraceptives,"

James Schlesselman;

A-115 GSPH, 3 p.m.

Chemistry Colloquium

"Solvent Effect on Solution Photophysics,"

Richard Moog, Franklin & Marshall;

Chevron, Ashe Aud., 4 p.m. (624-8200)

History of Art and Architecture Lecture

"Despoiling the Egyptians in Reconquest Spain,"

Julie Harris;

202 Frick Fine Arts, 4 p.m.

Pharmacology Lecture

"Protein Kinase C in Diabetic Nephropathy,"

Frederick DeRubertis,

VAMC; 1103 Scaife, 4-5 p.m.

Chemistry Colloquium

"Solvent Effect on Solution Photophysics,"

Richard Moog, Franklin & Marshall College;

Chevron, Ashe Aud., 4 p.m. (648-8200)

Alumni Legislative Network Reception

107 CL, 5:30-7 p.m.

Latin American Student/Spanish Group Meeting

3G52 FQ, 6 p.m.

REES Seminar

Impact of Communism on Ethnic Identities,"

George Schopflin, U. of London;

4E51 FQ, 6-7:30 p.m. (648-7407)

SBDC Training Seminar

"Business Continuation: Protecting Your Future";

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

E.P. Thompson History Lecture

"Rethinking African-American Slavery,"

Ira Berlin, U. of Maryland;

1P56 FQ., 7:30 p.m.

Classics Lecture

"Thera and Atlantis: The 'Big Bang' in Archaeology,"

Robert Stieglitz, Rutgers;

203 Frick Fine Arts, 8:15 p.m.

Friday 17

Asian Studies Symposium

"Imaging the Early Medieval Bible,"

John Lowden, U. of London; Dorothy Verkerk, U. of N. Carolina;

Katrin Kogman-Appel and Lawrence Nees, U. of Delaware;

John Williams, history of art & architecture; Frick Fine Arts Aud., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (648-2404)

Johnstown Workshop

"DSM-IV Training Workshop,"

Christina Newhill, social work;

Murtha Center, UPJ, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (814-269-2099)

Social History Seminar

"The Atlantic Origins of Slavery in British Mainland North America,"

Ira Berlin, U. of Maryland/College Park;

910 CL (lounge), noon

REES Lecture

"Back to the Future: The Return of Socialist Parties in Europe,"

George Schopflin; U. of London;

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

Chemistry Colloquium

"Mechanistic Studies of Nucleic Acid Oxidations,"

Marc Greenberg, Colorado State U.;

Chevron, Ashe Aud., 2:30 p.m. (648-8200)

Economics/Comparative Development Seminar

"General Equilibrium Effects of Investment Incentives in Mexico,"

Andrew Feltenstein, U. of Kansas;

4P58 FQ, 3:30 p.m.

Women in Development Conference

Towards Equity and Sustainability;

2K56 FQ (362-9465)

"Gender Analysis," Betsy Davis, US Peace Corps; 1:15-2:45 p.m.

Panel: "Education – Theory and Practice," Zebun Ahmed, economics;

Christine Carbonetta, GSPIA; Assetou Ndiaye, CMU; 3-4:15 p.m.

Workshop: "Beyond Cairo," George Brown, Population Council; 4:35-5:30 p.m.

Philosophy of Science Lecture

"The Scientific Revolution, Modern Philosophy and Capitalism,"

Peter Machamer; 817R CL, 3:30 p.m.

Black Women's Leadership Conference

"How Does Violence Affect African American Women?";

"Loss of Family Members";

"Fear for Our Families, in and out of the Home";

"The Incarceration of a Family Member";

"How Does AIDS Impact the African American Women in Our Community?";

Louis Sullivan, Harry Marshall and Helen Davis;

Masonic Temple, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. (241-6663 or 242-1564)

Saturday 18

Engineering Career Day

Benedum Lobby, 8:30 a.m.-noon (reservations: 624-9825)

Women in Development Conference

Towards Equity and Sustainability; 2K56 FQ (362-9465)

Panel: "Health Care Challenges,"

Tanya Kotys, Magee Womancare International;

Audrey Maretzky, PSU; Karen Peterson, GSPH; 9:30-11:15 a.m.

Panel: "Women Facing Economic Change," Robert Chase, Yale;

Mary Mcginn, Labor Notes & Transnational Information Exchange;

Veronica Montecinos, economics; 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Panel: "Gender Inequalities in Political Structures,"

Alberto Arenas de Mesa, economics; Jeanne-Marie Col, UN Development Program; Marina Fernando, Save the Children-Sri Lanka; 2:45-4:30 p.m.

Keynote Address: "The Social Costs of Structural Adjustment in Latin America: Is the Debt Crisis Over?"

Lourdes Beneria, Cornell; 5-6:30 p.m.

Survival Skills & Ethics Workshop

WPIC, 2nd fl. aud., 9 a.m.-4 p.m.;

"Workshop on Negotiating,"

Laurie Weingart, CMU; 2 p.m.(624-7098)

Music on Edge Concert

Pro Arte Quartet;

Frick Fine Arts Aud., 8 p.m. (624-4125)

Sunday 19

Women in Development Conference

Towards Equity and Sustainability; 2K56 FQ (362-9465)

Panel: "Gender Sensitive Education: Design and Implementation,"

Beferlee Bruce, Women's Commission for Refugee Women and Children;

Linda Padget, Global Education Bureau;

Diane VanBelle-Prouty, U.S. Agency for International Development, Africa Bureau; 9:30-11:15 a.m.

Panel: "Rural Development: The Evolving Role of Women," Martha Chinyemba, Ministry of Lands, Zimbabwe; Beverly Peters, GSPIA; Cathy Rakowski, OSU; 11:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m.

Monday 20

Wellness Fair

WPU Assembly & Kurtzman Rooms; 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Senate Council Meeting

2P56 FQ, 3 p.m. (624-6504)

English Lecture

"Which Is the Merchant Here, and Which the Jew? Shakespeare and the Merchants of Venice,"

Tony Tanner, King's College, Cambridge;

G23 GSPH, 4 p.m. (624-6564)

Tuesday 21

Bradford Luncheon

"Women of Change";

Frame-Westerberg Special Dining Rms., UPB, 11:45 a.m. (814-362-7620)

Asian Studies Lecture

"North Korea: … a Riddle Wrapped in a Mystery Inside an Enigma … Ripe for Explosion or Implosion?"

John Uldrich;

4E51 FQ, noon (648-7411)

REES Lecture

"Nationalism and Politics in Contemporary Romania,"

Maria Radosav and Liviu Tirau, Babes-Bolyai U., Romania;

3P56 FQ, noon-1:30 p.m.

CLAS Video

"School of Assassins";

4N51 FQ, noon-12:45 p.m.

Philosophy of Science Lecture

"National Standards and Benchmarks for Understanding the History and Nature of Science,"

Richard Duschl, education;

817R CL, 12:05 p.m.

History of Art and Architecture Colloquium

"Tagasode: Issues of Display,"

Lisa Morrisette;

"Dandy or Dissident: Yet Another Look at Pual Gavarru's Carnival Lithographs,"

Sylvie Rhor; 203 Frick Fine Arts, noon-1 p.m.

University Challenge for Excellence Lecture

"Developmental Education: A Strategic University Activity,"

Edmund Gordon and John Musser, Yale;

WPU Ballroom, 3-4:30 p.m. (624-6588)

Pittsburgh/Beijing '95 & Beyond Lecture

"Gender & Education,"

Myra Sadker & David Sadker;

Frick Fine Arts Aud., 7 p.m. (682-2856)

Wednesday 22

Vice Provost for Women's Concerns Open Forum

WPU, Dining Room A, 9-11 a.m.

Intercultural Bag Lunch

3708 Fifth Ave., Suite 500, noon (383-1813)

Women's Studies Lecture

"Women's Songs and Men's Dances: The Nyau Male Secret Society of Malawi,"

Laurel Rose;

2629 CL, noon

Men's Tennis

Vs. West Virginia, Cost Sports Ctr., 3 p.m. (648-8240)

Cell Biology & Physiology Colloquium

"RNA Processing During B Cell Development: All's Well That Ends Well,"

Christine Milcarek;

1495 BST, 4 p.m.

Financial Planning Seminar

"Survivorship, Estate and Retirement Planning," Robert Fragasso, Smith Barney, Inc.; GSPH Aud., 6-9 p.m.

Bradford Campus Poetry

Li-Young Lee; Special Dining Room, Frame-Westerberg Commons, UPB, 7;30 p.m.

Hispanic/CLAS Poetry Reading

Robert Sosa; 332 CL, 7;30 p.m.

PPC Lecture & Performance

"Growing Up Brady,"

Barry Williams;

WPU Assembly Rm., 8:30 p.m. (648-7900)

Thursday 23

FAS Lecture

"Women in Industry: Lessons for the Academy";

40th fl. CL, noon-1 p.m. (624-6026)

Ethics & Continuing Education Lecture

"Approving New Drugs at the FDA: What's Changed as a Result of AIDS Activism?"

John Mendeloff, GSPIA;

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

Social History Lecture

"A Law for Habs, Kiwis and Mates: 'High' vs. 'Low' Legal Cultures in the British Dominions of Canada, Australia, and New Zealand (to 1915), with Regard to Accidents,"

Peter Karsten;

910 CL (lounge), noon

Political Science Colloquium

"Balancing Power Classically, or An Essay in Political Arithmetic,"

Michael Doyle, Princeton;

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

Biostatistics Seminar

"Conceptual Problems in Multivariate Analyses of Infant Mortality,"

John Kiely, National Center for Health Statistics;

A-115 GSPH, 3 p.m.

CIS Lecture

"Copyright and Digital Network Environments: What You Need to Know,"

Pam Samuelson, law;

LRDC 2nd fl. conf. rm., 3:30 p.m. (624-6100)

Geology Lecture

"Sequence Stratigraphy: Examples From the Devonian and the Recent,"

Dave Linsley, CMU;

204 Thaw, 4 p.m. (624-8780)

Pharmacology Seminar

"Treatment Issues in Bipolar Disorder,"

Alan Mallinger; 1103 Scaife, 4-5 p.m.

Communication Science & Disorders Colloquium

"Clinical Grand Rounds: Dysphagia,"

Roxanne Gross, Eye & Ear Institute;

3347 Forbes Ave., 1st fl., 4:30-6 p.m.

Dental Medicine Lecture

"Local Anesthesia Toxicity,"

Paul Moore, pharmacology;

456 Salk, 4:30 p.m. (648-8422)

Engineering Alumni Awards Reception & Banquet

WPU, 6 p.m. (reservations: 624-9809)

Latin American Student/Spanish Group Meeting

3G52 FQ, 6 p.m.

SBDC Training Seminar

"Employee Benefits: A Plan for Attracting Employees";

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

LGAP/Women's Studies Lecture

"Lesbian Physicians in America,"

Janet Miller and Judith Schwartz;

1101 Scaife, 7 p.m.

English Reading

"Shelter," Jayne Anne Phillips, author; 501 CL, 8 p.m. (362-8411)

Bradford Campus Lecture

"Is College Bad for Girls? A Humorous Look at the History of Women Living in Residence Halls;"

Barb Tel;

Frame-Westerberg Special Dining Rooms, UPB, 8 p.m. (814-362-7505)

Friday 24

Engineering Lecture

"Assessment of Humid Air Turbines in Coal-Fired, High Peformance Power Systems,"

Scott Klara, Dept. of Energy/PETC;

1175 Benedum, 11 a.m. (624-9813)

CLAS Lecture

"The Two Logics of Violence: Indian Peoples, Commerce and War in 19th Century Argentina,"

Ricardo Salvatore, Universidad Torcuato di Tella;

4R51 FQ, noon-1 p.m.

Asian Studies Lecture

"Lesson From China's Reform Experience,"

Thomas Rawski, economics & history;

4J51 FQ, noon (648-7411)

Pharmacology Seminar

"Molecular Studies of Nerve Cell Degeneration,"

Richard Miller, U. of Chicago;

1395 BST, noon-1 p.m. (648-7247)

Philosophy of Science International Conference

"Linguistic, Computational and Philosophical Perspectives";

2M56 FQ, 2 p.m. (registration: 624-1052)

CLAS Lecture

"Prospects for the Cardoso Administration,"

Carlos Lins da Silva, BBC;

4N51 FQ, 3-5 p.m.

Anthropology Lecture

"Making or Marking Time: Cosmology and Temporality in Duna History,"

Gabriele Sturzenhofecker; 3D10 FQ, 3 p.m.

Hispanic Languages & Literatures Lecture

"Towards an Anthropolitical Linguistic Perspective on the Spanish Competence of U.S. Lationos,"

Ana Zentella, Hunter College;

139 CL, 3-4:30 p.m. (624-5225)

Renaissance Studies Party

3M3P FQ, 3:30-5 p.m. (624-6264)

Music Lecture

"Indian Traditional Methods of Voice-Training,"

S.A.K. Durga, Center for Ethnomu-sicology, Madras;

132 Music Bldg., 4 p.m. (624-4126)

Supercomputing Seminar

"Future Challenges for High Performance Computing in Biomedicine: An Interactive Discussion,"

Carolyn Hollo-way, NIH;

SEI aud., 4 p.m.

SHRS Dinner

Keynote speaker: Judith Heumann, Dept. of Education;

Hilton, Downtown; 6 p.m. (reservations: 647-8494)

Women's Gymnastics

ECAC Championship, Trees Hall, 6 p.m. (648-8240)

Saturday 25

CLAS Workshop

"Environmental and Multicul-tural Education in Cuba,"

Gilberto Timino, U. of Havana;

5G58 FQ, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Sunday 26

Music Concert

Chopin Celebration; Paula Bobb, piano;

Frick Fine Arts Aud., 3 p.m. (624-4125)

Bradford Campus NTSA Authors & Artists Presentation

Frame-Westerberg Commons Lobby, UPB, 7 p.m. (814-362-7505)

Monday 27

Cultural Studies Lecture

"Joyce and Theory," Jean-Michel Rabate, Penn;

1K56 FQ, 3:15 p.m. (624-7232)

Pittsburgh/Beijing '95 & Beyond Lecture

"Education: Porous Borders: Feminist & Anti-Racist Education in the New (Old) World Order,"

Chandra Mohanty, Hamilton Coll.;

501 CL, 3:30 pm. (682-2856)

Pathology Seminar

"Genomic Events in Experimental Liver Carcinogenesis: Their Role in the Progression of Cancer Prestages,"

Francesco Feo; U. of Sassari, Italy;

5630 Children's Hosp. Main Tower, 4 p.m. (648-1040)

Engineering Lecture

"Simulation and Control in Intelligent Vehicle/Highway Systems,"

Anthony Hotz, MIT;

426 Benedum, 4-5 p.m. (624-8000)

Law Centennial Lecture

"County by Race: The Gender and Necessity of Racial Classification by Government,"

Anita Allen, Georgetown;

Law, Teplitz Memorial Moot Courtroom, 6 p.m.

REES Careers Workshop

2K56 FQ, 6-8 p.m.

Tuesday 28

Bradford Campus Lecture

"Health Care Issues,"

Anne O'Connor;

Frame-Westerberg Commons Special Dining Rooms, UPB, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Intercultural Bag Lunch

3708 Fifth Ave., Suite 500, noon (383-1813)

History of Art & Architecture Colloquium

"Rejection and Correction in Florentine Art: Toward a History of Audience Response in the Renaissance," David Wilkins;

203 Frick Fine Arts, noon-1 p.m.

Philosophy of Science Lecture

"The Euclidean Diagram,"

Kenneth Manders; 817 R CL, 12:05 p.m.

Music Lecture

"An Approach to Intercultural Composition,"

Valerie Ross, Malaysia;

123 Music Bldg., 3 p.m. (624-4126)

Asian Studies & Music Concert

Indian classical music;

Rajan & Sajan Misra (vocalists);

Rajesh Mishra (tabla);

Kanta Prasad Mishra (harmonium);

Frick Fine Arts Aud, 7:30 p.m. (648-7814)

Wednesday 29

Social History Lecture

"On Russian Historical Archives,"

William Chase; 910 CL (lounge), noon

UPMC Nursing Trauma Case Conference

1102 Scaife, 1-2 p.m. (647-3690)

University Senate Meeting

2P56 FQ, 3 p.m. (624-6504)

Men's Tennis

Vs. Youngstown, Cost Sports Ctr., 3 p.m. (648-8240)

Linguistics Colloquium

"Snoos, Stems, and the Thorazine Shuffle: Prison Slang at S.C.I.P.,"

Greg DeMichele and Sarah Thomason;

144 CL, 3 p.m. (624-5900)

Pathology Seminar

"Neurotrophic Factor Therapy of Neurodegenerative Diseases,"

Franz Hefti, Genentech Inc.;

618 Scaife, 4 p.m. (648-1040)

Pittsburgh/Beijing '95 & Beyond Lecture

"Health: Pittsburgh Teenage Girls: What Are They Up Against?";

PAA, 4-7 p.m. (441-3915)

UPMC Gene Therapy Lecture

"Gene Therapy, the Medical Treatment of the Future,"

John Barranger, GSPH; John Mulvill, PCI;

Carnegie Museum, 7-9 p.m. (622-3288)

Thursday 30

UPMC Workshop

Acute Myocardial Infarction; Montefiore, 7 Main, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. (647-3690)

Asian Studies Lecture

"Seihakusai: A Festival of the Noto Peninsula,"

Jonathan Wolff;

4R51 FQ, noon (648-7411)

LIS Teleconference

"Quality of Life in the Electronic Village";

G-20 Hillman, 12:30-3 p.m. (624-5230)

Johnstown Campus Teleconference

"Living with Grief: Children Mourning, Mourning Children,"

Cokie Roberts, ABC News (moderator);

Living/Learning Center Univ. Rm., UPJ, 1:30-4 p.m. (814-269-7104)

Men's Tennis

Vs. Robert Morris, Cost Sports Ctr., 3 p.m. (648-8240)

Women's Tennis

Vs. Youngstown, Cost Sports Ctr., 3 p.m.

Pharmacology Lecture

"Metabolism and Pharmaco-dynamics of Epipodo-phyllotoxins,"

Mary Relling, U. of Tenn.;

1103 Scaife, 4-5 p.m.

Geology Seminar

"Emission of Methane From Coal Beds,"

Patrick Diamond, Bureau of Mines;

204 Thaw, 4 p.m. (624-8780)

Music Recital

Intercultural music; Laura Falzon, flute;

Eric Moe, piano;

Frick Fine Arts Aud., 8 p.m. (624-4126)

Bradford Comedy

Becky Pedigo;

Frame-Westerberg Commons Dining Hall, UPB, 8 p.m. (814-362-7505)

Ph.D. Defense

Geology & Planetary Science

"Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction of the Harlem and Ames Coalbeds (Glenshaw Formation – Upper Pennsylvania): Implications for the Missourian – Virginian State Boundary,"

Richard Risek, March 16, 325 Engineering, 9:30 a.m.


"Before-Profit CSR, Stakeholder Capitalism and Just Enterprise System,"

Young-Chul Yang; March 23, 372A Mervis, 12:30 p.m.


Johnstown Campus

"Anne of Green Gables";

March 19, Pasquerilla Peforming Arts Center, UPJ, 2 p.m. (814-269-7200)


Women's Studies

History of Women at Pitt; Hillman ground fl., through April.

Pitt Special Collections Reading Room

"Thomas C. Pears III collection of Printing History and Design": works and designs printed by Thomas C. Pears III; 363 Hillman through April 14, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (648-8190)


1995 Pitt Ambassadors Scholarship Dinner

Former Education Secretary William J. Bennett, guest speaker, April 6, 6 p.m. Deadline for reservations: March 27. (624-5800)

Film and Video Acquisition/UCIR

Forward requests to Cindy Neff, Media Services, G-2 Hillman, 624-6551. Deadline: April 3.

The Negro Educational Review

Journal Editorial Board will hold its annual meeting April 7 & 8. Seminar: "Cultural Stability in a Changing World," Jerome Taylor, 5J FQ, 3-6 p.m. Deadline for reservations: April 3 (648-7340).

Faculty Development Grants Competition

REES invites proposals to develop new courses on the region or add significant REES content to existing courses. Innovation in content or form, and a comparative or interdisciplinary perspective, are especially sought. All full-time faculty in CAS, CGS or professional schools may apply. Submission deadline: April 15. (648-2290)

Women's Studies Program

15th Annual Prize Competition for the best student research on women or gender issues and concerns. The competition is open to all students at the University. Total prizes of up to $750 will be awarded for the best graduate and undergraduate papers. Obtain a copy of the guidelines at 2632 CL. Deadline: Undergraduates (May 2, 1995); Graduates (May 9, 1995).

Calendar Deadline

The next issue of the University Times calendar will be published Thursday, March 30. It will contain events of March 30-April 13. Information for events during that period must be received by 5 p.m. March 23 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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