Issue Date: 
April 28, 2014


OvreArts Presents: Pittsburghers at an Exhibition, new music by local composers inspired by the work of local artists, 7:30 p.m. May 1, Heniz Chapel, http://ovrearts.org


Filmmakers Galleries, Palimpsests: Ghost Signs of Pittsburgh, photographic exploration of the remains of local 20th century outdoor advertisements, through May 16, 477 Melwood Avenue, Oakland, www.pittsburghpalimpsests.com

Carnegie Museum of Art, Architecture + Photography, demonstrates the wonderfully rich symbiosis between architecture and photography, through May 26; Teenie Harris Photographs: Baseball in Pittsburgh, get an inside look at some of the greatest moments in Negro League, Major League, Little League, and sandlot baseball in Pittsburgh, through Sept. 22, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, www.cmoa.org 

Hillman Library, Oakland: A Look Back Over the 20th Century, glimpse into changes that would lead to Oakland’s development as a medical, cultural, and educational hub, through summer 2014, http://digital.library.pitt.edu/pittsburgh/exhibits/oakland-a-look-back/

Carnegie Museum of Natural History, RACE: Are We So Different? integrates personal stories with expert discussions of the role of science within racial history, through Oct. 27, 4400 Forbes Ave, Oakland, American Anthropological Association, www.carnegiemnh.org 


“University Teaching in Humanities,” Robert Ross, assistant professor of global cultural studies, Point Park University, and Andrew Simpson, visiting assistant professor of history, Duquesne University, noon May 2, S100 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower, Office of Academic Career Development’s Careers à la Carte program, www.oacd.health.pitt.edu 

PhD Dissertation Defenses

Lauren M. Oldfield, Dietrich School’s Department of Biological Sciences, “Gene Expression of Mycobacteriophage BPs,” noon May 1, Langley Hall A219B

Scott Jeffrey Cook, Dietrich School’s Department of Political Science, “Rare Events in International Relations: Modeling Heterogeneity and Interdependence with Sparse Data,” 1 p.m. May 2, 4606 Posvar Hall