Join us for an afternoon of language and cultural exchange between Pitt students and visiting Japanese students. Participants of all language learning levels are encouraged to attend. Free pizza and drinks will be provided.
Events in UCIS
Wednesday, September 27
Using the results from public opinion surveys in Peru and South Africa, I examine the environmental, economic, political and sociological attitudes of those who support and oppose extractive activities. The research focuses on two extractive areas characterized by sustained challenges against extraction. The research seeks to explain the conditions under which environmental concerns related to water or land are outweighed by economic expectations related to job opportunities and improved welfare
Are you graduating soon? Wondering what your next adventure could be? Learn about the Japan Exchange & Teaching (JET) Program. It is a great opportunity for college graduates to work in Japan as Assistant Language Teachers (ALTs) or Coordinators for International Relations (CIRs). Featuring a presentation by Pittsburgh JET Alumni Association President Smitah Prasadh and a Q&A session with a panel of JET alumni.
Documentary, 2007. Director: Mike Mills
Starring Hiyaso Hayashiguchi, Michiko Ishikawa, Taketoshi Hayashiguchi.
Running time: 1 hr 22 min.
Part of the "From Madness to Medicine in Japanese Culture Conference." The academic conference is interested in contextualizing ideas about madness and mental health in the fields of literature and art as well as anthropology and medicine, particularly the history of medicine. Our goal is to more clearly articulate what the boundaries of “health” and “illness” are and how those definitions have fluctuated through Japan’s experience of modernity and post-modernity. For the full schedule, see https://sites.google.com/view/mental-health-conference/conference-overview.