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Friday, May 6 to Saturday, May 7

Globalizing Human(ities)
Time:
12:00 pm
Presenter:
Mark Juergensmeyer
Location:
University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored by:
Global Studies Center along with Department of Religious Studies and American Academy of Religion
Contact Email:
EIRAAR16@PITT.EDU

American Academy of Religion Eastern International Region's Annual Meeting.

Submissions due by February 15, 2016.

Saturday, May 7

Europe Day Festival
Time:
12:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Location:
Posvar Hall
Sponsored by:
European Studies Center

On May 7, 2016 the European Studies Center at Pitt's University Center for International Studies will be hosting its first ever Europe Day Festival! The festival, which will run from 12:00 PM – 7:30 PM in and around Posvar Hall (230 S. Bouquet Street), will be a celebration of European culture, cuisine, and heritage. Local artisans and vendors will create a dynamic marketplace and performances of regional song and dance will be presented on the main stage. Artistic demonstrations, music and children’s activities will take place throughout the day.

For more information please visit www.ucis.pitt.edu/eurofest.

Thursday, May 19 to Saturday, May 21

Leading from the South: Politics of Gender, Sex and Sexualities
2016 SNX: The South-North Exchange on Theory, Culture and Law Latino and Latina Critical Legal Theory (LatCrit)
Time:
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location:
Santo Domingo, República Dominicana-Universidad Iberoamericana
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies along with University of Pittsburgh School of Law, University of Pittsburgh Center for International Studies, Office of the Provost of the University of Pittsburgh, Office of the Dean of Arts & Sciences of the University of Pittsburgh, U.S. Department of Education, University of Miami School of Law and Facultad de Derecho Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE).
Contact:
Sheila I. Vélez Martínez
Contact Email:
siv7@pitt.edu

Join us to discuss how the global South has been leading current shifts in the politics of gender, sex and sexualities. We seek to engage participants in conversations on South-North relations or North-South polarities regarding: marriage, families, adoption, labor, child rearing, children’s rights, reproductive rights, poverty, migration, sex and gender discrimination, transsexual communities and sexual identities as well as other related themes.

Sponsored by: Latina & Latino Critical Theory (LatCrit), University of Pittsburgh School of Law, University of Pittsburgh Center for Latin American Studies, University of Pittsburgh Center for International Studies, Office of the Provost of the University of Pittsburgh, Office of the Dean of Arts & Sciences of the University of Pittsburgh, U.S. Department of Education, University of Miami School of Law, Facultad de Derecho Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE).

Saturday, May 21

Reacting to the Past Workshop: An Interdisciplinary Classroom Simulation
Time:
9:00 am
Presenter:
Dr. David Henderson and Dr. Susan Henderson with Reacting to the Past
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
Sponsored by:
European Studies Center, Jean Monnet European Union Center of Excellence and Global Studies Center along with Reacting to the Past - Barnard College
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Kathy Ayers
Contact Phone:
412-624-3503
Contact Email:
kma69@pitt.edu

Participate in a classroom simulation that relives negotiations on air pollution and acid rain among European nations between 1979-1989.

The international simulation "Acid Rain in the European Environment" incorporates social studies, chemistry, and English content. Students engage in analyzing primary source documents as well as scientific data and graphs.

As a participant in this workshop, you'll learn about the science behind acid rain while understanding the historical context of the negotiations to take back to your classroom. Social studies, science, math and language arts teachers are strongly encouraged to register!

Workshop details:
-Breakfast and lunch will be served
-Parking will be provided
-Teachers will earn Act 48 hours
-Participants will be free classroom resources and materials

Please visit http://tinyurl.com/RTTPworkshop to register now!