Events

The Asian Studies Center sponsors, announces, or otherwise supports a number of Asia-related events throughout the year. Keep an eye on this space for more information! If there's an event you would like advertised, please contact Rachel Jacobson at rej16@pitt.edu.

Faculty members or student organizations who wish to request ASC sponsorship or support for their events should fill out the Event Request Form and submit it to Rachel at rej16@pitt.edu.

DATE:
Thursday, August 29
TIME:
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
LOCATION:
Posvar Patio

Join the Asian Studies Center as we celebrate the start of a new school year. Meet our staff, affiliated faculty, and new students, and learn about our exciting initiatives and opportunities for the 2019-20 school year!

DATE:
Wednesday, September 4
TIME:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall

The steel industry has historically held a central place in the development of all modern industrial economies. Supporting the rise of East Asia in the postwar world, the rise of resource import-dependent steel industries in Japan, Korea and China has emerged alongside...

DATE:
Saturday, September 14
TIME:
7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
LOCATION:
Charity Randall Theater

Please join the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures for a poetic exploration of the ill-fated friendship between Confederate General Lewis Armistead and Union General Winfield Hancock. In this unique noh drama, Playwright Elizabeth Dowd and composer David...

DATE:
Thursday, September 19
TIME:
10:00 am to 2:45 pm
LOCATION:
Posvar Hall, 2nd Floor (Provost Suites), University of Pittsburgh

On the eve of the Pittsburgh Global Town Hall hosted by the University of Pittsburgh, Global Voice, World Workable Trust, and the Heinrich Böll Foundation, the University Center for International Studies will host a workshop and town hall discussion specifically for area...

DATE:
Thursday, September 19 to Friday, September 20
TIME:
5:30 pm to 6:00 pm
LOCATION:
Alumni Hall, University of Pittsburgh

The European Studies Center, the Global Studies Center, and the University Center for International Studies, with the support of the Office of the Provost and the Year of Pitt Global Initiative at the University of Pittsburgh, in partnership with Global Voice and the...

DATE:
Monday, September 23
TIME:
4:00 pm
LOCATION:
Global Hub, Wesley W. Posvar Hall

The Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies (REEES) and the Study Abroad Office (SAO) in collaboration with the Pittsburgh-based global service-learning organization Amizade propose to bring together community organizers and nonprofit leaders with...

DATE:
Wednesday, October 2
TIME:
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Posvar Hall

K-16 educators are invited to join the Asian Studies Center for this free presentation and curriculum workshop on Thanhha Lai's "Inside Out & Back Again." Lai's award-winning book of poems chronicles the Vietnam War through the eyes of 10 year-old Ha, whose family...

DATE:
Sunday, October 6
TIME:
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Consul General of India Sandeep Charkravorty, Special Guest)
2-3 pm Activities and Chai 

3-5 pm Program


DATE:
Thursday, October 24
TIME:
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
LOCATION:
TBD