CLAS Sponsored Events

CLAS Sponsored Events

Type:
Lecture
Presenter:
Dr. Mitchell Seligson
DATE:
Friday, January 19
TIME:
12:00 pm
Event Location:
3911 Posvar Hall

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. Seligson has carried out hundreds of surveys of public opinion, mainly focused on democracy and governance, in many countries...

Type:
Conference
Presenter:
Various
DATE:
Friday, January 26
TIME:
8:30 am to 3:00 pm
Event Location:
548 William Pitt Union

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.

Type:
Film
DATE:
Tuesday, February 6
TIME:
6:30 pm
Event Location:
TBA

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

Rojo Amanecer (Jorge Fons, Mexico, 1990)
*Subtitles

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

Rojo Amenecer is a film about the Tlatelolco Massacre in the section of Tlatelolco in Mexico City in the evening of October 2, 1968. It focuses on the day of a middle-class Mexican family living in one of the apartment buildings surrounding the Plaza de...

Type:
Lecture
Presenter:
Todd Gitlin, Columbia University
DATE:
Thursday, February 8
TIME:
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Event Location:
WPU Assembly Room

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. Rather, in their multiplicity, they were something far more complicated and ambiguous: the culmination of an era of incremental progressive change, a signal of the collapse of conventional liberalism, and a prologue to deep cultural...

Type:
Lecture
Presenter:
Samuel Steinberg
DATE:
Tuesday, February 13
TIME:
4:00 pm
Event Location:
4130 Posvar Hall

Samuel Steinberg is Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese and Comparative Literature at University of Southern California. Steinberg’s research and teaching engage modern and contemporary Latin American literature and visual culture, as well as critical theory and political thought.

He is the author of Photopoetics at Tlatelolco: Afterimages of Mexico, 1968 (University of Texas Press, 2016). Currently he is finishing a book on literature and debt, “Ghostscripts: Inheritance...

Type:
Film
DATE:
Thursday, February 15
TIME:
6:30 pm
Event Location:
TBA

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.

327...

Type:
Film
DATE:
Tuesday, February 20
TIME:
6:30 pm
Event Location:
TBA

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

El Amparo (Rober Calzadilla, Venezuela, 2016)
*Subtitles

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

At the end of the 80's, by the creeks of the Arauca river, near the Colombian-Venezuelan border, two men survived the brutality of a shooting in which 14 of their mates were killed. They claimed to be mere fishermen, but the Venezuelan army accused...

Type:
Film
DATE:
Tuesday, March 20
TIME:
6:30 pm
Event Location:
TBA

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.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch...

Type:
Film
DATE:
Tuesday, April 3
TIME:
6:30 pm
Event Location:
TBA

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

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

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

The North American singer Dean Reed travels to Chile in 1962, with the hope of making the most of the fame gained with a couple of radio hits. Deeply shocked by the political and social issues of the country, he decides to travel...

Type:
Film
DATE:
Tuesday, April 10
TIME:
6:30 pm
Event Location:
TBA

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.

Type:
Lecture Series / Brown Bag
Presenter:
Louis Picard, James Cook, Jae-Jae Spoon, Michael Goodhart, Scott Morgenstern, Nancy Condee
DATE:
Tuesday, April 17
TIME:
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Event Location:
4130 Posvar
Type:
Film
DATE:
Tuesday, April 17
TIME:
6:30 pm
Event Location:
TBA

Part of the CLAS-Latin American Cinema Film Series. For other movie screening information, visit https://www.ucis.pitt.edu/clas/events/list.

Type:
Teacher Training, Teacher Training--Area Studies, Teacher Training--Language
DATE:
Monday, June 25 to Friday, June 29
TIME:
8:30 am to 12:00 pm
Event Location:
Varies

Make college more affordable for your high school students—and help them grow as global citizens and 21st century professional—while earning ACT 48 professional development credits.

The College in High School program and the University Center for International Studies will host a summer institute for secondary educators interested in teaching globally focused courses that offer transferable college credit to students at their high school. Courses in which you can obtain certification...