Issue Date: 
August 24, 2015


Carnegie Museum of Art, She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World, work by 12 leading photographers who question tradition and challenge perceptions of Middle Eastern identity, through Sept. 28; Jacqueline Humphriesthe contemporary artist’s first solo museum exhibition in nearly a decade, featuring her silver and black-light paintings, through Oct. 5; Teenie Harris Photographs: Cars, showcases a selection of 25 elegant photographs of automobiles from the 1930s to 1970s, and emphasizes the roles they played in Pittsburgh’s segregated African American communities, through Oct. 31, 4400 Forbes Ave., Oakland, www.cmoa.org 


Drug Take-Back Day, collection of excess and expired prescription drugs to promote proper drug disposal and help prevent drug abuse, overdose, and environmental contamination, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 11, University Pharmacy, Nordenberg Hall, part of federal Drug Enforcement Administration’s annual National Drug Take-Back initiative, sponsored by Pitt Police and School of Pharmacy, www.dea.govjustin.saver@pitt.edu

PhD Dissertations 

Bobbie Leeper, Dietrich School’s Department of Anthropology, “Evaluation of Current Methods of Soft Tissue Removal from Bone,” 9 a.m. Aug. 26, 3106 Posvar Hall

Arne Romanowski, Dietrich School’s Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures, “Contextualizing and Negotiating National Identity Through Ideological Fissures: Representations of the Afro Subject in the Dominican Novel,” 12:30 p.m. Aug. 27, 1218 Cathedral of Learning  

Rashed Harun, School of Medicine’s Center for Neuroscience, “A Framework for Characterizing Regional Alterations in Dopamine Neurotransmission in the Context of Drugs and Disease Using Fast-Scan Cyclic Voltammetry,” 2 p.m. Aug. 27, Hill Building, 3434 Fifth Ave., Safar Center for Resuscitation Research Conference Room 

Shannon Kearney, Graduate School of Public Health’s Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, “Moderating Effects of Occupational Health Exposures and Medication Adherence: Models for Improved Adherence,” 9 a.m. Sept. 4, Fifth Floor Conference Room, Bridgeside Point, 100 Technology Dr.