2021 Rubash Lecture
12:30 p.m. Sept. 14, Teplitz Memorial Moot Courtroom or on Zoom
Pitt Law and the Pitt School of Social Work will co-host the 2021 Rubash Lecture. This year's lecture will feature Pitt Law alumna Francine Donnorummo (JD '92), a special victims unit chief for the 20th Judicial Circuit in Fort Myers, Fla. She will focus on the intersection of criminal law and social work, which can be a powerful tool in combatting child abuse and sexual exploitation. She will discuss how to optimize both social workers and law enforcement to best protect children in a society that has a high tolerance for child abuse. Participants must register to attend here, whether attending in-person or virtually. You will receive details on accessing the event via email.
Raising the Dead: Exploring George A. Romero’s Archives
7-8:30 p.m. Sept. 21, virtual event
This virtual talk will be on “The Zombie Rebellion: the Evolution of George Romero’s ‘Day of the Dead’ ” by Adam Hart, visiting researcher with the University Library System, exploring the development of the iconic zombie classic using materials from the George A. Romero Archive at Pitt. Followed by a discussion with Romero scholar Tom Fallows of the University of Baltimore Global Campus. Time for audience Q&A will be included at the end. This event requires registration.