Calendar: September 6-20

Thursday, Sept. 6

Farmers Market
10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., William Pitt Union Driveway

Staff Council: Staff Relations Committee meeting
114 O’Hara Student Center, Noon

Honors College: Community Café
“Grassroots Politics,” Sara Innamoato and Summer Lee; Cathedral of Learning, Floor 35, 3 p.m. (Information: Community Café)

 Provost’s Inaugural Lecture
“Hard of Listening – Auditory Cortex Pathology in Schizophrenia,” Robert Sweet, Psychiatry and Neurology; Scaife Hall Lecture Room 6, 4 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 7

The First Step: Mechanics of Starting a Small Business
114 Mervis Hall, 7:30 a.m. (Information: Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence)

Department of Communication Agora Speaker Series
“The Year of the Angry White Male: The 1994 Midterm and the Conservative Populist Crisis,” Paul Johnson; 208B Cathedral of Learning, 3 p.m.

Writers’ Café
“The Stranger, The Better,” Anjali Sachdeva; 317B O’Hara Student Center, 3:30 p.m. (Information: Writer’s Café)

End of Summer Party for Epilepsy
West End-Elliot Overlook, Marlow Street, 4 p.m. (RSVP: Eventbrite)

Honors College: M.E.S.S. - Movies Everyone Should See
“Isle of Dogs,” 3600 Cathedral of Learning, 6:30 pm.

Sunday, Sept. 9

Heinz Chapel Concert
Celli and Friends; Heinz Chapel, 3 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 10

Center for Energy Lecture
“Pitt Sustainability: Balancing Environment, Economics, & Equity with an Energy Twist,” Aurora Sharrard, Director of Sustainability; 102 Benedum Hall, Noon (Information: Sustainability at Pitt)

Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures Lecture
“Situating Spain in the Early African Diaspora: Diplomats, Minstrels, and the Memories of Juan Latino,” Elizabeth R. Wright, University of Georgia; 602 Cathedral of Learning, Humanities Center, 1 p.m.

Medical Humanities Mondays|
“Approaching Death: Philosophical and Cinematic Perspectives,” Lucy Fischer, author; 602 Cathedral of Learning, 5 p.m. ( Information: Center for Bioethics and Health Law)

Tuesday, Sept. 11

Philosophy of Science
“Credit for Scientific Discovery,” Nicholas Rescher; 1117 Cathedral of Learning, 12:05 p.m.

Basic and Translational Research Seminar
“UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Retreat Poster Winners”; UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Cooper Conference Center Room D, 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 12

Staff Council: External Relations Committee Meeting
114 O’Hara Student Center; Noon

Senate Council Meeting
2700 Posvar Hall, 3 p.m.

Environmental Humanities Research Seminar
“American Baroque: Pearls and the Nature of Empire, 1492-1700,” Molly Warsh; 602 Cathedral of Learning, 4:30 p.m.

Veterans Alumni Career Networking Reception
University Club Ballroom A, 6 p.m.

Drue Heinz Literature Prize Reading
“The Dogs of Detroit,” Brad Felver and “Leaving Brooklyn,” Lynne Schwartz; City of Asylum, 40 W. North Ave., Pittsburgh's North Side, 7 p.m. ( Information: UPitt Press)

Thursday, Sept. 13

Farmers Market
10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., William Pitt Union Driveway

Staff Council: Operations Committee Meeting
114 O’Hara Student Center; Noon

Community Café
“Art for Community Change,” Marcel Walker, cartoonist; 317B O’Hara Student Center, 3:30 p.m. (Information: Writer’s Café)

C4C Workshop
“Express Your Stress”; Center for Creativity, 3 p.m. (Register: C4C workshop)

Provost’s Inaugural Lecture
“Pattern Recognition with Materials that Compute,” Anna Balazs, Engineering; 2500 Posvar Hall, 4 p.m.

Pitt-Greensburg Performance
Step Afrika!; UPG, Smith Hall, Ferguson Theatre, 8 p.m. 

Friday, Sept. 14

 Innovation Institute/Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence Workshop
“Disney's Approach to Leadership Excellence,” Alumni Hall, Connolly Ballroom, 8:30-10:30 a.m. (RSVP: Eventbrite)

Maggie & Stella’s Cards & Gifts Grand Re-Opening
3925 Fifth Avenue, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 15

Annual Euro Fest
Posvar Hall, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. ( Information: UCIS)

P.R.I.D.E. Pop Up Mini Art Festival
Center for Nurturing Families, 1801 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh's Hill District, Noon-4 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 16

Heinz Chapel Concert 
“Tangos, Salsas and More,” Diamante Trio and Lilly Abreu; Heinz Chapel, 3 pm.

Monday, Sept. 17

Staff Council: Staff Life Committee Meeting
310 William Pitt Union, Noon

Senate PUP Committee Meeting
272 Hillman Library, 3 p.m.

Department of History's Colloquium
"Captivated by the Mediterranean: Early Modern Spain and the Political Economy of Ransom,” Daniel Hershenzon, 3703 Posvar Hall, 4:30 p.m.

Pitt Law Constitution Day Panel Discussion
"The 14th Amendment at 150: Promises Made and the Challenges Ahead"; Barco Law Building Alcoa Room, 5 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 18

Center for Philosophy of Science
"Virtual Morris Water Maze: The Independent Life of an Experimental System,” Nina Atanasova, University of Toledo; 1117 Cathedral of Learning, 12:05 p.m.

Office of Research Workshop
“Finding Funding: Resources and Opportunities for New Faculty Researchers,” University Club Lower Level, 10 a.m.

Fire Safety Day
William Pitt Union, 10 a.m.

Senate Community Relations Committee Meeting
156 Cathedral of Learning, Noon

 Basic and Translational Research Seminar
“Translational Bioinformatics to Inform Next Generation Clinical Trials in Immuno-Oncology,” Jason Luke, Hematology/Oncology; UPMC Hillman Cancer Center Cooper Conference Center Room D, 12:30 p.m.

Innovation Igniter Workshop
William Pitt Union, 3 pm.

Wednesday, Sept. 19

Staff Council General Meeting
102 Benedum Hall, Noon

The Book Center Reading
“The Blues Walked In,” Kathleen George; The Book Center, Noon

Department of Sociology Panel Discussion
“Human Rights in Pittsburgh and the World: Assessing Human Rights Impacts, Limitations, and Prospects at the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights”; Barco Law Building, Alcoa Room, 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 20

Alzheimer Disease Research Center Seminar
“Vestibular Therapy for People with Cognitive Impairment”, Brooke Klatt, Johns Hopkins; S439 ADRC Conference Room, Noon

Farmers Market
William Pitt Union Driveway, 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

Center on Race and Social Problems Lecture
"The Causes and Consequences of 21st Century Segregation," Douglas Massey, University of Chicago; 2017 Cathedral of Learning, Noon (Information: CRSP)

Community Café
“Pittsburghers for Public Transit,” Laura Wiens and Josh Malloy; 317B O’Hara Student Center, 3:30 p.m. (Information: Writer’s Café)

@PittInnovates Open
O’Hara Student Center, 5 p.m.


SHRS/Communication and Disorders
“Investigation of Embodied Language Processing on Command-Swallow Performance,” Atsuko Kurosu; Sept. 13 5068 Forbes, 3 p.m.


UP Stages
"She Kills Monsters"; Oct. 4-14, Charity Randall Theatre (Times and Tickets: UP Stages)


SPIRiT Pilot Program Funding
Applications are due by 5 p.m., Nov. 30 (Information: CTSI website)