CLAS Sponsored Events

CLAS Sponsored Events

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Support for Democracy in Decline: The LAPOP Americas Barometer 2016/17


Friday January, 19 12:00PM
 

Mitchell A. Seligson is the Centennial Professor of Political Science, Alexander Heard Distinguished Service Professor, and Professor of Sociology (by courtesy) at Vanderbilt University and Founder and Senior Advisor of Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP), which conducts the AmericasBarometer surveys that currently covers over 30 countries in the Americas.

Best Practices Showcasing Globalization Across the Curriculum


Friday January, 26 8:30AM - 3:00PM
 

This conference will bring together Pennsylvania faculty with peers affiliated with the Nine University and College International Studies Consortium of Georgia for a workshop on innovative ways to internationalize curricula at community colleges and minority-serving institutions.

To attend, please register by January 19, 2018 via https://tinyurl.com/yaf5hjod.

1968: The Ambiguous Consequences of a Failed Revolution


Thursday February, 8 4:00PM - 6:00PM
 

The multiple uprisings of 1968 challenged authorities worldwide, and led to many reforms, but the insurgents misunderstood the nature of their insurgencies, and this misunderstanding drastically limited their effects. They did not add up to a revolution.

327 Cuadernos (Argentina)


Thursday February, 15 6:30PM
 

CLAS-Latin American Cinema Series 2018/ CLAS- Serie de Cine Latinoamericano 2018

327 Cuadernos (Andres Di Tella, Argentina, 2015)
*Subtitles

Come and join us for a great film and pizza!
Free and open to the public!

Ricardo Piglia, one of the great narrators of Hispanic language, returns to Argentina after many years of living abroad. It is proposed to review exhaustively, for the first time, the 327 notebooks that constitute his private diary.

La Tempestad (Mexico)


Tuesday March, 20 6:30PM
 

CLAS-Latin American Cinema Series 2018/ CLAS- Serie de Cine Latinoamericano 2018

La Tempestad (Tatiana Huezo, Mexico, 2016)
*Subtitles

Come and join us for a great film and pizza!
Free and open to the public!

The emotional journeys of two women victimized by corruption and injustice in Mexico and of the love, dignity and resistance that allowed them to survive.

El Grito (Mexico)


Tuesday April, 10 6:30PM
 

CLAS-Latin American Cinema Series 2018/ CLAS- Serie de Cine Latinoamericano 2018

El Grito (Leobardo López Aretche Mexico, 1968)
*Subtitles

Come and join us for a great film and pizza!
Free and open to the public!

A documentary on the student movement in Mexico, 1968, made by film students.

For other movie screening information, visit https://www.ucis.pitt.edu/clas/events/list.