Events

Events

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, January 16

Neruda (Chile)
CLAS- Latin American Cinema
Time:
6:30 pm
Location:
TBA
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies
Contact:
Diana Shemenski
Contact Email:
dms180@pitt.edu

Part of the CLAS-Latin American Cinema Film Series. For other movie screening information, visit https://www.ucis.pitt.edu/clas/events/list.

Friday, January 19

Support for Democracy in Decline: The LAPOP Americas Barometer 2016/17
Time:
12:00 pm
Presenter:
by Dr. Mitchell Seligson
Location:
3911 Posvar Hall
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies along with and the University Center for International Studies (UCIS)
Contact:
Kelsey Trimm
Contact Email:
ket82@pitt.edu

Mitchell A. Seligson is the Centennial Professor of Political Science, Alexander Heard Distinguished Service Professor, and Professor of Sociology (by courtesy) at Vanderbilt
University and Founder and Senior Advisor of Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP), which conducts the AmericasBarometer surveys that cur rently covers over 30 countries in the Americas. Seligson has carried out hundreds of surveys of public opinion, mainly focused on democracy and governance, in many countries in Latin America, but has also included projects in Africa and the Balkans. For details, see www.LapopSurveys.org.He currently is an elected member of the General Assembly of the Inter-American Institute of Human Rights. Over the past decade, he has been awarded over $25nmillion in research grants and contracts. To read more about Dr. Mitchell Seligson visit:
https://www.vanderbilt.edu/political- science/bio/mitchell- seligson

Lunch will be provided.

for more information contact: ket82@pitt.edu

Friday, January 26

Best Practices Showcasing Globalization Across the Curriculum
Time:
8:30 am to 2:00 pm
Presenter:
Various
Location:
548 William Pitt Union
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center, Center for Latin American Studies, Center for Russian and East European Studies, European Studies Center and Global Studies Center along with Nine University and College International Studies Consortium of Georgia
Contact:
Zsuzsanna Magdo
Contact Phone:
4126487423
Contact Email:
zsuzsannamagdo@pitt.edu

This conference will bring together Pennsylvania faculty with peers affiliated with the Nine University and College International Consortium of Georgia for a workshop on innovative ways to internationalize curricula at community colleges and minority-serving institutions.

To attend, please register by January 19, 2018 via https://tinyurl.com/yaf5hjod.

Tuesday, February 6

Rojo Amanecer (Mexico)
CLAS- Latin American Cinema
Time:
6:30 pm
Location:
TBA
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies
Contact:
Diana Shemenski
Contact Email:
dms180@pitt.edu

Part of the CLAS-Latin American Cinema Film Series. For other movie screening information, visit https://www.ucis.pitt.edu/clas/events/list.

Thursday, February 8

1968: The Ambiguous Consequences of a Failed Revolution
Time:
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Presenter:
Todd Gitlin, Columbia University
Location:
WPU Assembly Room
Sponsored by:
African Studies Program, Asian Studies Center, Center for Latin American Studies, Center for Russian and East European Studies, Director's Office, European Studies Center and Global Studies Center
Cost:
Free and open to the public
Contact:
Allyson Delnore
Contact Email:
adelnore@pitt.edu

The multiple uprisings of 1968 challenged authorities worldwide, and led to many reforms, but the insurgents misunderstood the nature of their insurgencies, and this misunderstanding drastically limited their effects. They did not add up to a revolution. Rather, in their multiplicity, they were something far more complicated and ambiguous: the culmination of an era of incremental progressive change, a signal of the collapse of conventional liberalism, and a prologue to deep cultural changes as well as grim backlash

Thursday, February 15

327 Cuadernos (Argentina)
CLAS- Latin American Cinema
Time:
6:30 pm
Location:
TBA
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies
Contact:
Diana Shemenski
Contact Email:
dms180@pitt.edu

Part of the CLAS-Latin American Cinema Film Series. For other movie screening information, visit https://www.ucis.pitt.edu/clas/events/list.

Tuesday, February 20

El Amparo (Venezuela)
CLAS- Latin American Cinema
Time:
6:30 pm
Location:
TBA
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies
Contact:
Diana Shemenski
Contact Email:
dms180@pitt.edu

Part of the CLAS-Latin American Cinema Film Series. For other movie screening information, visit https://www.ucis.pitt.edu/clas/events/list.

Tuesday, March 20

La Tempestad (Mexico)
CLAS- Latin American Cinema
Time:
6:30 pm
Location:
TBA
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies
Contact:
Diana Shemenski
Contact Email:
dms180@pitt.edu

Part of the CLAS-Latin American Cinema Film Series. For other movie screening information, visit https://www.ucis.pitt.edu/clas/events/list.

Tuesday, April 3

Red Gringo (Chile)
CLAS- Latin American Cinema
Time:
6:30 pm
Location:
TBA
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies
Contact:
Diana Shemenski
Contact Email:
dms180@pitt.edu

Part of the CLAS-Latin American Cinema Film Series. For other movie screening information, visit https://www.ucis.pitt.edu/clas/events/list.

Tuesday, April 10

El Grito (Mexico)
CLAS- Latin American Cinema
Time:
6:30 pm
Location:
TBA
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies
Contact:
Diana Shemenski
Contact Email:
dms180@pitt.edu

Part of the CLAS-Latin American Cinema Film Series. For other movie screening information, visit https://www.ucis.pitt.edu/clas/events/list.

Tuesday, April 17

1968: What Have We Learned
Time:
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Presenter:
Louis Picard, James Cook, Jae-Jae Spoon, Michael Goodhart, Scott Morgenstern, Nancy Condee
Location:
4130 Posvar
Sponsored by:
African Studies Program, Asian Studies Center, Center for Latin American Studies, Center for Russian and East European Studies, Director's Office, European Studies Center and Global Studies Center
Cost:
Free and open to the public
Contact:
Jae-Jae Spoon
Contact Email:
spoonj@pitt.edu
Canal Stories (Panama)
CLAS- Latin American Cinema
Time:
6:30 pm
Location:
TBA
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies
Contact:
Diana Shemenski
Contact Email:
dms180@pitt.edu

Part of the CLAS-Latin American Cinema Film Series. For other movie screening information, visit https://www.ucis.pitt.edu/clas/events/list.

Monday, June 25 to Friday, June 29

2018 Summer Institute for Pennsylvania Teachers
Time:
8:30 am to 12:00 pm
Location:
TBA
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:
Zsuzsanna Magdo
Contact Phone:
4176487423
Contact Email:
zsuzsannamagdo@pitt.edu

Make college more affordable for your high school students—and help them grow as global citizens and 21st century professional—while earning ACT 48 professional development credits.

The College in High School program and the University Center for International Studies will host a summer institute for secondary educators interested in teaching globally focused courses that offer transferable college credit to students at their high school. Courses in which you can obtain certification and training may include:

Intermediate French I-II
Intermediate German I-II
Intermediate Spanish I-II
Intro to Global Studies
Latin Intermediate Prose and Verse
Western Civilization II
World History
World Politics
Imperial Russia

Courses will be aligned with Pennsylvania Core and Academic Standards (for social studies) or ACTFL performance standards (for world languages).

The 2018 Summer Institute for Pennsylvania Teachers is funded through generous support from the Longview Foundation for Education in World Affairs and International Understanding (https://longviewfdn.org/).

For more information and to apply, visit chs.pitt.edu/sipt.