Issue Date: 
May 5, 2014


Oboe Quartets by Mozart and Malcolm Arnold, featuring members of the Pitt Department of Music faculty and guest violinist Kypros Markou, 8 p.m., May 7, free admission, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, www.music.pitt.edu

The Love Trio, performing Daphne … The Piaf Songbook, Part II, 8:30 p.m. May 10, Heinz Memorial Chapel, tickets available at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/670013


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 


“An Optical Path to Solving Challenges in Basic Biomedical Research and Biotechnology,” D. Lansing Taylor, Allegheny Foundation Professor of Computational and Systems Biology, Pitt School of Medicine, 4 p.m. May 6, Lecture Room 6, Scaife Hall, Provost’s Inaugural Lecture Series, www.provost.pitt.edu

“Deciphering the Transcriptome of the Developing Cerebral Cortex,” Bradley J. Molyneaux, assistant professor of neurology and of critical care medicine, Pitt School of Medicine, noon May 9, Lecture Room 6, Scaife Hall, 2014 Senior Vice Chancellor’s Research Seminar series, www.svc-seminar.pitt.edu

“Working to Change the Course of Parkinson’s Disease: Experimental Therapeutics and Biomarkers,” J. Timothy Greenamyre, professor of neurology and of clinical and translational science, Pitt School of Medicine, 4 p.m. May 12, Lecture Room 6, Scaife Hall, Provost’s Inaugural Lecture Series, www.provost.pitt.edu

“The Evolutionary Biology of a Dean,” Arthur S. Levine, senior vice chancellor for the health sciences and John and Gertrude Petersen Dean, Pitt School of Medicine, 4 p.m. May 14, Lecture Rooms 5 and 6, Scaife Hall, www.health.pitt.edu


Chelsea Handler will sign her most recent book, Uganda Be Kidding Me, 2 p.m. May 10, The University Store on Fifth, 4000 Fifth Ave., Oakland, 412-648-1455, www.pittuniversitystore.com

PhD Dissertation Defenses

Erin R. Anderson, Dietrich School’s Department of English, “The Material Poetics of Digital Voice: A Creative-Critical Inquiry,” 1 p.m. May 15, 501 Cathedral of Learning

Danielle Koupf, Dietrich School’s Department of English, “Invention through Textual Reuse: Toward Pedagogies of Critical-Creative Tinkering,” 1 p.m. May 16, 501 Cathedral of Learning

Nathaniel Heggins Bryant, Dietrich School’s Department of English, “Working in the Belly of the Beast: The Productive Intellectual Labor of US Prison Writers, 1929-2007,” 11 a.m. May 19, 501 Cathedral of Learning

Mohammad ALMohiza, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Balance and Vestibular Rehabilitation Quality Improvement,” 8 a.m. May 19, 4014 Forbes Tower

Karen Nunley, Graduate School of Public Health’s Department of Epidemiology, “Changes in Brain Structure and Function: Under-Recognized Complications of Type 1 Diabetes,” 10 a.m. May 23, Fifth-Floor Conference Room, 130 N. Bellefield