Lecture spotlight: Nordenberg Lecture; Turning Points series

The Mark A. Nordenberg Lecture in Law, Medicine & Psychiatry: Michele Bratcher Goodwin on “Policing Reproduction: From Slavery Through the Present”
12:30 p.m. March 16

Michele Bratcher Goodwin is a Chancellor’s Professor at the University of California, Irvine and founding director of the Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy. She is the recipient of the 2020-21 Distinguished Senior Faculty Award for Research, the highest honor bestowed by the University of California. She is also the first law professor at the University of California, Irvine to receive this award. She is an elected member of the American Law Institute as well as an elected Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and the Hastings Center (the organization central to the founding of bioethics). Register via Zoom.


Turning Points: Transforming Collections, Connecting to Communities
4-5 p.m. March 18

This is the second event in the conversation series, Turning Points: Museum Practice Now. Pairing recognized leaders in museum practice, one from outside the Pittsburgh region and one from within, the series aims to catalyze important questions about diversity and equity in museums. It will feature Gamynne Guillotte, chief education officer, Baltimore Museum of Art, and Dana Bishop-Root, director of education and public programs, Carnegie Museum of Art, in a conversation that will touch on innovative practices at civic museums to engage local audiences and communities. Turning Points is made possible by support from the Fine Foundation, to mark the launch of the Museum Studies Major at Pitt. Sign up for this event through Eventbrite.