CLAS Sponsored Events

CLAS Sponsored Events

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Gendered Language: Tradition or Barrier to Equality?


Thursday February, 22 4:00PM - 5:00PM
 

Round Table Discussion
Gendered Language: Tradition or Barrier to Equality?

Thursday, February 22nd at 4:00 pm
Center for Latin American Studies
4200 Posvar Hall (inside the UCIS office)

The CLAS Round Table Discussions are monthly Panoramas-sponsored events meant to facilitate meaningful dialogues on current issues in Latin America.

Pizza will be provided!

Variance in the Latino Voting Turnout: Education, Income, and Voting Restrictions


Friday February, 23 1:00PM - 2:30PM
 

Networking Meeting
February 23, 1 – 2:30pm
Location A521 Crabtree Hall

We will discuss:
Variance in the Latino Voting Turnout: Education, Income, and Voting Restrictions
Dr. Scott Morgenstern, Political Science
This event is intended for all of us interested in Latino Studies to meet and start a conversation
Jointly presented by the Center for Health Equity and
the Center for Latin American Studies

Narrating the 'Righteous in the Colombian Armed Conflict': A Civil Pedagogy of Solidarity for Highly Polarized and Deeply Divided Societies


Monday February, 26 5:30PM - 6:30PM
 

Narrating the 'Righteous in the Colombian Armed Conflict': A Civil Pedagogy of Solidarity for Highly Polarized and Deeply Divided Societies
by Dr. Carlo Tognato, Universidad Nacional, Colombia (Director, Center for Social Studies, National University of Colombia)
5:30 p.m.
4130 Posvar Hall

Sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies and the Department of Sociology at the University of Pittsburgh.

Keynote Speaker


Friday March, 23 11:30AM - 1:30PM
 

Dr. Carlos E. Ponce is the director for Latin America programs at Freedom House. Ponce previously worked as the General Coordinator for the Latin American and Caribbean Network for Democracy, and has been a consultant for a variety of organizations focused on strengthening civil society, developing mechanisms to protect human rights defenders, and solidifying democratic institutions in the region.

Rethinking South-South Cooperation: India and Brazil in the 21st Century


Wednesday March, 28 9:00AM - 5:00PM
 

The University Center for International Studies (UCIS) at the University of Pittsburgh is pleased to host the workshop "Rethinking South-South Cooperation: India and Brazil in the 21st Century" on March 28, 2018.

Red Gringo (Chile)


Tuesday April, 3 6:30PM - 8:30PM
 

CLAS-Latin American Cinema Series 2018/ CLAS- Serie de Cine Latinoamericano 2018

Red Gringo (Miguel Angel Vidaurre & Will Roberts, Chile, 2016)
English subtitles
G-23 Public Health Building
6:30 p.m. Pizza
7:00 p.m. Movie
Free and open to the public!

Documenting Diasporas: Afro-Latin Americans and Afro-Latinos


Friday April, 6 1:30PM - 5:30PM
 

Documenting Diasporas: Afro-Latin Americans and Afro-Latinos
Symposium 04/06
1:00-6:00 p.m.
4130 Posvar Hall

Features Panelists:
Dr. Sherwin Bryant, African American Studies, Northwestern University
Dr. Kia Lilly Caldwell, African American Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill
Dr. Jennifer A. Jones, Sociology, Notre Dame University
Dr. Solsiree Del Moral, American Studies, Amherst College

Latin American & Caribbean Festival


Saturday April, 14 12:00PM - 8:00PM
 

The Center for Latin American Studies: Latin American & Caribbean Festival

Latin American & Caribbean Festival (CLAS)
April 14, 2018
Noon-8 pm
Free and open to the public.

Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Galleria, First Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
University of Pittsburgh

http://www.ucis.pitt.edu/clas/festival

Canal Stories (Panama)


Tuesday April, 17 6:30PM - 8:30PM
 

CLAS-Latin American Cinema Series 2018/ CLAS- Serie de Cine Latinoamericano 2018

HISTORIAS DEL CANAL (Panama, 2014)
English subtitles
G-23 Public Health Building
6:30 p.m. Pizza
7:00 p.m. Movie
Free and open to the public!

Five shorts spanning a century on lives impacted by the Panama Canal.

Global Interdisciplinary Working Group


Saturday May, 5 9:00AM
 

What does it mean for a course, module, or lesson to be “global’? In part, it means looking at a question from multiple lenses—whether political, economic, social, cultural, ecological, or other. What better way to approach global curriculum planning (and to model collaborative learning for our students!) than to partner with colleagues from other disciplines in the same school?