Issue Date: 
October 11, 2010


Eduardo Trassierra Trio, contemporary flamenco, noon Oct. 13, free, Nordy’s Place, Lower Level, William Pitt Union, PITT ARTS’ Artful Wednesdays, 412-624-4498, www.pittarts.pitt.edu.

Yo-Yo Ma and Kathryn Stott in Recital,
renowned cellist and British pianist, respectively, 8 p.m. Oct. 16, Heinz Hall, 600 Penn Ave., Downtown, Heinz Hall Special Presentation, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, 412-392-4900, www.pittsburghsymphony.org, PITT ARTS Cheap Seats, 412-624-4498, www.pittarts.pitt.edu.


Conney M. Kimbo Art Gallery, Haiti Rising, Oct. 14-17, Main Floor, William Pitt Union, Haitian Art Society of Pittsburgh, 412-624-0909.

Carnegie Museum of Art, The Art of Structure, through Jan. 17; Past Meets Present: Decorative Arts and Design at Carnegie Museum of Art, ongoing, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, 412-622-3131, www.cmoa.org.

August Wilson Center for African American Culture,
In My Father’s House, mixed-media exhibition about how African Americans collect and preserve their culture, ongoing, 980 Liberty Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, 412-456-6666, www.pgharts.org.


“Developing Competitive Grant Applications Under the New NIH Guidelines,” Bruce Freeman, professor and chair, Department of Pharmacology, Pitt School of Medicine, 8:30 a.m. Oct. 12, S120 Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower, Pitt Office of Academic Career Development, www.oacd.health.pitt.edu.

“Aspirin, Vioxx, and Stroke: Cyclooxygenase Mechanism of Stroke, Neuroprotection, and Recovery,”
Steven H. Graham, Connolly Family Chair, Stroke Institute, Pitt School of Medicine, 4 p.m. Oct 12, 2500 Posvar Hall, Provost Inaugural Lecture, 412-624-5750.

“Visualizing Britain Through Time: Building and Using an Indefinitely Scalable Library of Individual Statistical Data Values,” Humphrey Southall, University of Portsmouth, U.K., 3:30 p.m. Oct. 13, 501 Information Sciences Building, Pitt World History Center, www.worldhistory.pitt.edu.

“Minority Health and the Media,”
Brian Primack, assistant professor, Pitt School of Medicine, noon Oct.14, Edward J. Forrest Continuing Education Center, Second Floor, Salk Hall, Pitt Office of Health Sciences Diversity, 412-648-2066, www.healthdiversity.pitt.edu.

“Teaching Clinical Reason,” Jerome P. Kassirer, special assistant to the dean, Tufts University’s School of Medicine, noon Oct. 14, Lecture Room 3, Scaife Hall, Pitt Medical Education Grand Rounds, 412-648-9000, www.megr.pitt.edu.

Roundtable Discussion with artists participating in Mattress Factory exhibition Queloides: Race and Racism in Cuban Contemporary Art—A Conversation With Cuban Artists, noon Oct. 14, 4130 Posvar Hall, Pitt Center for Latin American Studies, www.ucis.pitt.edu/clas. Exhibition runs Oct. 15 through Feb. 27.

“The Inside Track to a Top-Notch Internship,”
panel discussion with news, publishing, and public relations professionals, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14, Ballroom, William Pitt Union, Pitt Department of English, 412-624-1737, www.english.pitt.edu.

“Economic Hit Man Details His Experience Exploiting Latin America and the Middle East,” John Perkins, New York Times best-selling author, 8 p.m. Oct. 14, Auditorium, Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum, 4141 Fifth Ave., Oakland, Pitt Women’s Studies Program, wstudies@pitt.edu.

“Teaching Faulkner,” Julia Stern, professor of English and American Studies, Northwestern University, 12:30 p.m. Oct. 15, 526 Cathedral of Learning, Pitt’s Humanities Center, humctr@pitt.edu, www.humcenter.pitt.edu.

Poetry Reading, Jennifer Kwon Dobbs, assistant professor of English, St. Olaf College, 4 p.m. Oct. 15, 208B Cathedral of Learning, Pittsburgh Consortium for Adoption Studies, mnovy@pitt.edu.

“August Wilson’s Pittsburgh,”
Pitt history professor Laurence Glasco, 2 p.m., Synod Hall, 125 N. Craig St., Oakland, St. Paul Cathdral’s Race & Reconciliation Dialogue Group, 412-681-8528.


Miel para Oshun (2001), directed by Humberto Solás, part of Cuban Eyes/Cubanize: Fifty Years of Cuban Cinema Since the Cuban Revolution film series, 6:30 p.m., Oct. 14, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, www.amigosdelcinelatinoamericano.wordpress.com.

First Person Plural
(2000), directed by Deann Borshay Liem, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14, 4130 Posvar Hall, Pittsburgh Consortium for Adoption Studies, mnovy@pitt.edu.

Pittsburgh Code Camp 2010.2, event to help promote software development in the community, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 16, 5th and 6th floors, Sennott Square, Pittsburgh.Net Users Group, 412-716-2594.

“Oral Presentations,” workshop, 10 a.m. Oct. 16, Lecture Room 2, Scaife Hall, Pitt Survival Skills and Ethics Program, 412-578-3716, survival@pitt.edu.


The Barber of Seville by Gioacchino Rossini, libretto by Cesare Sterbini, Oct. 12, 15, and 17, Benedum Center, 803 Liberty Ave., Downtown, Pittsburgh Opera, 412-456-6666, www.benedumcenter.org, PITT ARTS’ Pitt Night is Oct. 15, PITT ARTS Cheap Seats, 412-624-4498, www.pittarts.pitt.edu.


Terri C. Thayer, School of Medicine’s Immunology Graduate Program, 3:30 p.m. Oct. 13, “Critical Role of Superoxide Production in the Pathogenesis of Autoimmune Diabetes,” S120 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower.

Gail Yamnitzky, School of Education’s Administrative and Policy Studies, “Elementary Teachers’ Perspectives on the Impact That Lesson Study Participation Had on Their Mathematical Content and Pedagogical-Content Knowledge,” 8 a.m. Oct. 14, 4321 Posvar Hall.

Kai Heidemann, School of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Sociology, 10 a.m. Oct. 14, “Giving Voice to Language: Basque Ethnolinguistic Mobilization and the Politics of Education Reform in France,” 2432 Posvar Hall.

Divyasheel Sharma, School of Information Sciences’ Graduate Program in Information and Technology, 10 a.m. Oct. 14, “Efficient Information Access in Data Intensive Sensor Networks,” 1A04 Information Sciences Building.

Michael J. Welinkonich,
School of Education’s Department of Health and Physical Activity, “Effect of Carbohydrate-Protein Supplementation on Resistance Exercise Performance, Perceived Exertion, and Salivary Cortisol,” 1 p.m. Oct. 14, Petersen Events Center Conference Room.