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 Kathryn Fortuno at KSF37@pitt.edu.

Faculty members or student organizations who wish to request ASC sponsorship or support for their events should fill out the and submit it to Kathryn at KSF37@pitt.edu.

DATE:
Sunday, March 3
TIME:
11:59 pm

Global conflicts, climate change, and unequal development challenge both societal and personal resilience by causing displacement, restricting resources, and counteracting efforts for a renewable world. Whether in urban or rural areas, people across the world grapple...

DATE:
Tuesday, March 5
TIME:
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom

Integrating languages and cultures across the curriculum is an innovative approach that fosters a holistic educational experience. By intertwining diverse linguistic and cultural elements into various subjects, students gain a deeper understanding of cultural competence...

DATE:
Tuesday, March 5
TIME:
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
LOCATION:
Posvar 4217

Are you an undergraduate Pitt student planning to embark on a summer global experience? Join the Spring 2024 3-part UCIS Digital Narrative Workshop Series and create a short video to document your experience, which will be displayed on the big screen in the Global Hub!...

DATE:
Wednesday, March 6
TIME:
12:00 pm
LOCATION:
1219 Cathedral of Learning

This lecture will discuss the phenomenon of Metaverse and AI fever in China. Whereas Metaverse attempts to create a virtual and mixed reality that expands our external environment, AI tries to create artificial intelligence that extends our internal consciousness. Both...

DATE:
Friday, March 8
TIME:
3:00 pm
LOCATION:
4217 Posvar Hall

*For University of Pittsburgh Affiliates (Students, Staff, Faculty) Only*
The second meeting of the reading group that will be discussing "Daughter of The Dragon", by Yunte Huang.

DATE:
Tuesday, March 19
TIME:
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
LOCATION:
Global Hub

Are you an undergraduate Pitt student planning to embark on a summer global experience? Join the Spring 2024 3-part UCIS Digital Narrative Workshop Series and create a short video to document your experience, which will be displayed on the big screen in the Global Hub!...

DATE:
Thursday, March 21
TIME:
2:00 pm
LOCATION:
Global Hub, First Floor Posvar Hall

Come have coffee and refreshments with Sherry Sykes, Pitt’s own Diplomat-in-Residence! She will provide guidance and mentorship to students interested in careers, internships, and fellowships with the U.S. State Department. Sherry will be available to chat anytime...

DATE:
Friday, March 22
TIME:
3:00 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Posvar

Forging Leninism in China is a re-examination of the events of the Chinese revolution and the transformation of the Chinese Communist Party from the years 1927 to 1934. Describing the transformation of the party as “the forging of Leninism”, Joseph Fewsmith offers a...

DATE:
Friday, March 29
TIME:
3:00 pm
LOCATION:
2800 Posvar Hall

*For University of Pittsburgh Affiliates (Students, Staff, Faculty) Only*
The final meeting and discussion about "Daughter of The Dragon", by Yunte Huang.

DATE:
Friday, April 5
TIME:
3:00 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Posvar

In Useful Bullshit Neil J. Diamant pulls back the curtain on early constitutional conversations between citizens and officials in the PRC. Scholars have argued that China, like the former USSR, promulgated constitutions to enhance its domestic and international...

DATE:
Thursday, April 18
TIME:
2:00 pm
LOCATION:
A522 Public Health - Crabtree

A Digital Portfolio (ePortfolio) is required for all students completing area or global studies certificates. The ePortfolio will help you synthesize your experiences inside and outside the classroom to demonstrate your understanding of world regions and global issues....

DATE:
Thursday, April 25
TIME:
2:00 pm
LOCATION:
Charity Randall Theater

The University Center for International Studies cordially invites students graduating in Spring and Summer 2024 to celebrate their academic achievements and receive their credentials at the University Center for International Studies’ Graduation Ceremony in the Charity...