Events

DATE:
Friday, January 26
TIME:
8:30 am
LOCATION:
548 William Pitt Union

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

DATE:
Thursday, February 8
TIME:
4:00 pm
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...

DATE:
Friday, February 23
TIME:
8:00 am
LOCATION:
TBA

The inland rivers of Central Eurasia intersect vast regions, sustain diverse communities, and inform social identities. This symposium will explore how efforts to control and exploit the various potentials of these waterways reflect economic, political, and cultural...

DATE:
Wednesday, February 28
TIME:
2:00 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Posvar Hall

The Unbearable Lightness of Being (171 min) is a 1988 American film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Milan Kundera, published in 1984. Director Philip Kaufman and screenwriter Jean-Claude Carrière portray the effect on Czechoslovak artistic and intellectual...

DATE:
Thursday, March 1
TIME:
3:00 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Posvar Hall

Early Works (Serbian: Rani radovi, 90 min) is a 1969 Yugoslavian film by Serbian director Želimir Žilnik. It critically depicts the aftermath of the 1968 Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia. It won the Golden Bear at the 19th Berlin International Film Festival in 1969. The...

DATE:
Thursday, March 1
TIME:
4:45 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Posvar Hall

This round-table is a follow-up event to the screening of the Unbearable Lightness of Being (February 28, 2 p.m.) and of Early Works (March 1, 3 p.m.) and is part of the UCIS-wide anniversary series on 1968. The panel will explore (partly based on the films and the book...

DATE:
Friday, April 13
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
Location to be announced

The European and Eurasian Undergraduate Research Symposium is an annual event designed to provide undergraduate students, from the University of Pittsburgh and other colleges and universities, with advanced research experiences and opportunities to develop presentation...

DATE:
Tuesday, April 17
TIME:
4:00 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Posvar
DATE:
Monday, June 25
TIME:
8:30 am
LOCATION:
TBA

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...