Upcoming Events

The Asian Studies Center sponsors, announces, or otherwise supports a number of Asia-related events throughout the year. Keep an eye on this space for more information! If there's an event you would like advertised, please contact Rachel Jacobson at rej16@pitt.edu.

Faculty members or student organizations who wish to request ASC sponsorship or support for their events should fill out the Event Request Form and submit it to Rachel at rej16@pitt.edu.

Sunday, August 13

India Day 2017
Time:
12:00 pm
Presenter:
India Room Committee
Location:
Cathedral Of Learning
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center

It is the celebration of Independence day in India.

Friday, September 8

Welcome Reception
Time:
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location:
UCIS 4130
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center

Sunday, October 1

Gandhi Day
Gandhi Jayanti
Time:
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location:
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center and Global Studies Center

It is the birth anniversary of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi aka Mahatma Gandhi, who was born in India on 2 October 1869. He fought with British imperialism using his acts of nonviolence. He is world known for his ideas of nonviolence, Martin Luther jr quoted him several times in his speeches.