Events

DATE:
Thursday, February 22
TIME:
8:00 am
LOCATION:
602 Cathedral of Learning

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:
Thursday, February 22
TIME:
4:30 pm
LOCATION:
602 Cathedral of Learning

The talk will discuss some examples of the very important but changing roles of rivers in history (the small Akerselva in Oslo, Norway, the Derwent in England, the Indus, and the Huang He in China). Based on these cases it will discuss modernization theories that...

DATE:
Friday, February 23
TIME:
9:30 am
LOCATION:
602 Cathedral of Learning

For more information, please see: http://www.ucis.pitt.edu/rivers-symposium.

DATE:
Friday, February 23
TIME:
4:00 pm
LOCATION:
602 Cathedral of Learning

For more information, please see: http://www.ucis.pitt.edu/rivers-symposium.

DATE:
Saturday, February 24
TIME:
3:45 pm
LOCATION:
602 Cathedral of Learning

For more information, please see: http://www.ucis.pitt.edu/rivers-symposium.

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

Dusan Makavejev’s Love Affair provides us with an example of cinematic reflexivity, which can be defined as any technique that reminds the viewer that he or she is watching a film. Reflexivity foregrounds the fact that film meaning is a function of a set of codes with...

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:
Wednesday, March 7
TIME:
12:00 pm
LOCATION:
http://aseees.org/programs/webinars

This webinar is the second in a professional development series co-sponsored by the American Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies and the European Studies Center. It will use the Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe as an...

DATE:
Wednesday, March 21
TIME:
12:00 pm
LOCATION:
4217 Posvar Hall

From his earliest writing on art to his magisterial treatise What is Art? Tolstoy strenuously opposed the idea that aesthetic pleasure is merely sensuous pleasure, which might vary from person to person. He wanted to secure the objectivity and universality of aesthetic...

DATE:
Saturday, March 24
TIME:
2:00 pm
LOCATION:
232 Cathedral of Learning

2:00 PM: THE PROMISE
Release Year: 2016
Runtime: 74 minutes
Directed By: Zeljko Mirkovic

In a remote village in the southeast of Serbia something unexpected has happened. All of a sudden, a French family has moved to a poor place deserted by the...

DATE:
Tuesday, April 3
TIME:
4:00 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Posvar Hall

Presented by Emily Ruby or the Heinz History Center. Part of the Global Legacies of 1968 Series, sponsored by the University Honors College.

DATE:
Wednesday, April 11
TIME:
12:00 pm
LOCATION:
http://aseees.org/programs/webinars

This webinar is the third in a professional development series co-sponsored by the American Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies and the European Studies Center. This webinar will focus on career patterns in academia as well as in the field of...

DATE:
Friday, April 13
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
527, 538, and 548 WPU

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:
Friday, April 27
TIME:
3:00 pm
LOCATION:
Ballroom, O'Hara Student Center

Students from all UCIS centers graduating in Spring and Summer 2018 are invited with their families to join this UCIS wide ceremony celebrating their completion of the certificate or BPHIL/IAS.

DATE:
Saturday, May 5
TIME:
9:00 am
LOCATION:
varies

What does it mean for a course, module, or lesson to be “global’? In part, it means looking at a question from multiple lenses—whether political, economic, social, cultural, ecological, or other. What better way to approach global curriculum planning (and to model...

DATE:
Monday, June 25
TIME:
8:30 am
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...

DATE:
Thursday, April 4
TIME:
7:00 pm
LOCATION:
Varies