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News & Events

Dec05
501 Cathedral of Learning Monday, December 5, 2016 - 5:00pm

The ANT and the Frenchman: TracingĀ RhetoricĀ Through Bruno Latour

Dec09
Carnegie Music Hall Friday, December 9, 2016 - 8:00pm

Michael Chabon in Conversation

One final event that will be sponsored by the Year of Humanities: a public

Jan19
Thursday, January 19, 2017 (All day)
Feb23
University of Pittsburgh, Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, room 125 Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 8:30pm

Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series presents: MAGGIE NELSON
MAGGIE NELSON is the author of The Argonauts, winner of the National Book

Mar20
University of Pittsburgh, William Pitt Union Ballroom Monday, March 20, 2017 - 8:30pm

Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series presents: TA NEHISI COATES
(2016/17 William Block Sr. Award Winner) March 20: TA NEHISI COATES is