Upcoming Events

Monday, January 10

East Africa Field-Based Program Info Session

Come learn about the field-based summer internship and research program in Uganda and Kenya for graduate students from all departments. Dr. Louis Picard from GSPIA and Dr. Anna-Maria Karnes from the Center for African Studies will talk about the program and answer questions.

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Thursday, May 26

Global Issues Through Literature: Raybearer by Jordan Ifueko

Global Issues Through Literature (GILS)

Fall and Spring 2021-22: Imagining Other Worlds: Globalizing Science Fiction and Fantasy

This reading group for K-12 educators explores literary texts from a global perspective. Content specialists present the work and its context, and participants brainstorm innovative pedagogical practices for incorporating the text and its themes into the curriculum. Sessions this year will take place virtually on Thursday evenings from 5-8 PM (EST). Books and three Act 48 credit hours are provided.

Register for the reading groups here - https://www.ucis.pitt.edu/global/gils

Contact Maja Konitzer with questions at majab@pitt.edu

Co-sponsored by Howard University's Center for African Studies and the University of Pittsburgh Center for African Studies