CLAS Sponsored Events

CLAS Sponsored Events

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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)


Wednesday February, 14 6:30PM - 8:30PM
 

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

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

Join us for a screening of 327 Cuadernos and a discussion with the director, Andres Di Tella!
Pizza will be served.
Free and open to the public!

   Narrating the 'Righteous in the Colombian Armed Conflict': A Civil Pedagogy of Solidarity for Highly Polarized and Deeply Divided Societies


Monday February, 26 5:30PM
 

Carlo Tognato. Profesor Asociado del Departamento de Sociología de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Sede Bogotá. Se desempeña  actualmente como director del Centro de Estudios Sociales. Es también Faculty Fellow del Center for Cultural Sociology en Yale University y Fellow del Indo-Pacific Governance Research Centre de la University of Adelaide. Tiene un Ph.D.

La Tempestad (Mexico)


Tuesday March, 20 6:30PM - 8:30PM
 

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

La Tempestad (Tatiana Huezo, Mexico, 2016)
*Subtitles provided in English

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.

John Beverley International Symposium


Thursday March, 29 10:00AM - 5:00PM
 

In recognition of Professor John Beverley’s retirement next year, the Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures is hosting an international symposium titled, "JOHN BEVERLEY AND THE URGENCY OF LATIN AMERICANISM IN TIMES OF CONFLICTING GLOBALIZATION". This international symposium is scheduled for March 29-30, 2018, at the University of Pittsburgh – University Club.

Red Gringo (Chile)


Tuesday April, 3 6:30PM - 8:30PM
 

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

Red Gringo (Miguel Angel Vidaurre & Will Roberts, Chile, 2016)
*Subtitles provided in English

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

El Grito (Mexico)


Tuesday April, 10 6:30PM - 8:30PM
 

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

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

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 more information, visit: https://www.ucis.pitt.edu/clas/events/list.

Canal Stories (Panama)


Tuesday April, 17 6:30PM - 8:30PM
 

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

HISTORIAS DEL CANAL (Abner Benaim, Carolina Borrero, Luis Franco Brantley, Pinky Mon, and Pituka Ortego-Heilbron, Panama, 2014)
*Subtitles provided in English

Five shorts spanning a century on lives impacted by the Panama Canal.

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