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Thursday, December 11, 2014

Calendar Highlights

December 20-21:

Festival of Lights Concert. El Círculo Juvenil de Cultura will host two concerts featuring local children singing Spanish-language carols. The young carolers are taking part in El Círculo, an outreach program of the Department of Modern Languages. The concerts are free and open to the public. 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 20, Frick Fine Arts Building Auditorium, University of Pittsburgh; 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 21, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart High School, 1504 Woodcrest Avenue, Coraopolis, PA 15108.  Learn more.

January 12:

Welcome back! Classes resume.

January 15:

Center for the Arts in Society Lecture. Elaine M. McGirr, senior lecturer in English and Drama at Royal Holloway, University of London, presents "For This, Be All Thy Sins Forgiven! Susannah Cibber, Diva of Pathos." 4;30 - 6:30 p.m., Porter Hall 100. This talk details Susannah Cibber’s canny self-promotion as a tragic heroine, and incorporates excerpts from her signature roles and contemporary responses to them. Learn more.

January 19:

Martin Luther King Jr. Day. There will be no classes and all offices are closed in recognition of the holiday. Details will be provided soon regarding the MLK Day Writing Awards ceremony and other activities in tribute to King's legacy.

January 28:

Town Hall Meeting on the Strategic Planning Process. 4:30 - 6 p.m., Posner Center.  Learn more.

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