Upcoming 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.

Friday, September 7

New Voices from Japan
Time:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Presenter:
Saya Kiba, Takemasa Sekine, Akai Ohi
Location:
4130 WWPH
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center

Wednesday, September 12

Asian Studies Center Welcome Reception
Time:
4:00 pm
Location:
Frick Fine Arts Cloisters
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center
Contact:
Rachel Jacobson
Contact Phone:
412-648-7370
Contact Email:
rej16@pitt.edu

Join the Asian Studies Center as we welcome the new academic year! This will be a chance to meet the Asian Studies Center staff, mingle with affiliated faculty and students, and learn about opportunities available in the coming year. Refreshments will be served.

Friday, September 21

South Asia Initiative Speaker Series - Year 3
Time:
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Presenter:
Aswin Punathambekar
Location:
4130 WWPH
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center
Contact:
Lynn Kawaratani
Contact Phone:
412.383.3062
Contact Email:
lyk12@pitt.edu

Sunday, October 7

Gandhi Day: International Day of Nonviolence
Time:
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location:
WPU Assembly Room/Kurtzman Room
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center
Contact:
Lynn Kawaratani
Contact Phone:
412.383.3062
Contact Email:
lyk12@pitt.edu

Join us for tea and conversation from 2-3 pm in the Kurtzman Room. Visit the information and activity tables from Pitt and local community groups. The program will start at 3 pm and include interfaith prayers, a keynote speech, and cultural performances in the Assembly Room.

Monday, October 22

2018 Pitt Model United Nations
Time:
(All day)
Presenter:
Varies
Location:
William Pitt Union and the O'Hara Student Center
Sponsored by:
African Studies Program, Asian Studies Center, Center for Latin American Studies, Center for Russian and East European Studies, European Studies Center, Global Studies Center and International Business Center

Friday, October 26

South Asia Initiative Speaker Series - Year 3
Time:
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Presenter:
Laura Kunreuther
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center

Monday, November 5

Pitt Model UN
Time:
(All day)
Location:
William Pitt Union
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center, Center for Latin American Studies, Center for Russian and East European Studies, European Studies Center, Global Studies Center and International Business Center
Contact Email:
PittModelUN@gmail.com

Pitt's Model UN Student Club will host the 22nd Annual University of Pittsburgh Model United Nations Conference on Monday, November 5th, 2018!

Model United Nations provides students the opportunity to learn about and discuss today's most relevant issues of international diplomacy through participation in an academic simulation. Pitt Model United Nations is a long-standing club at the University of Pittsburgh. The club prepares and competes in Model United Nations conferences throughout the year. Through the conferences, our club members have the opportunity to gain knowledge on current events, international relations, and countries' diplomacy.