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 and submit it to Rachel at rej16@pitt.edu.

DATE:
Monday, January 25
TIME:
9:00 am
LOCATION:
via Zoom online

China-Latin America and the Carribbean: Infrastructure, Connectivity, and Everyday Life [DAY 1]
The conference is sponsored by the Asian Studies Center, the Center for Latin American Studies (University of Pittsburgh), and the Red Académica de América Latina y el...

DATE:
Tuesday, January 26
TIME:
8:30 am
LOCATION:
via Zoom online

China-Latin America and the Carribbean: Infrastructure, Connectivity, and Everyday Life [DAY 2]
The conference is sponsored by the Asian Studies Center, the Center for Latin American Studies (University of Pittsburgh), and the Red Académica de América Latina y el...

DATE:
Wednesday, February 3
TIME:
7:00 pm
LOCATION:
Vimeo

Third in the series of schlocky films from the 50s. The first Pontianak film appeared in 1957 Singaporean Malay horror film directed by Indian film director B.N. Rao starring Maria Menado and M. Amin. Based on the Malay folktales of a blood-sucking ghost born from a...

DATE:
Wednesday, February 17
TIME:
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
LOCATION:
Online via Zoom

Join author and Nationality Rooms scholarship recipient, Amy Alznauer, online as she offers ways to incorporate themes from her book about two brothers who persevere through the upheaval of China's Cultural Revolution in the 1970s by painting together.
To register...

DATE:
Thursday, February 18
TIME:
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
LOCATION:
Virtual - Register Online!

This reading group for educators explores literary texts from a global perspective. Content specialists present the work and its context, and together we brainstorm innovative pedagogical practices for incorporating the text and its themes into the curriculum. Sessions...

DATE:
Thursday, March 18
TIME:
8:30 am to 3:00 pm
LOCATION:
online via Microsoft Teams

Be part of the first annual high school Asia Challenge simulation virtually at the University of Pittsburgh. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), comprised of Australia, Brunei, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Vietnam, China, Cambodia,...