Events

DATE:
Wednesday, September 23
TIME:
12:00 pm
LOCATION:
PRESENTER:
Emmanuel Rota, University of Illinois

The University Center for International Studies now offers a Certificate in Mediterranean Studies at both the undergraduate and the graduate level. A certificate in Mediterranean studies provides Pitt students and faculty with the institutional support and organizational...

DATE:
Thursday, September 24
TIME:
12:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom (Register Online)
PRESENTER:
Bathsheba Demuth, Ilya Vinkovetsky

A live interview with Bathsheba Demuth (Brown University) and Ilya Vinkovetsky (Simon Fraser University)

Register: https://pitt.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwtdemuqzIoEtLzpRv8KQxK-...

DATE:
Thursday, September 24
TIME:
2:30 pm
LOCATION:
PRESENTER:

Panelists:
Mohammed Bamyeh, Sociology
Diego Holstein, History
Lina Insana, French and Italian
Dijana Mujkanovic, GSPIA (Ph.D. candidate)

DATE:
Thursday, September 24
TIME:
5:30 pm
LOCATION:
Virtual
PRESENTER:
Beth Holmgren (Duke University)

This lecture examines the important role of acculturated Jewish comedians in interwar Poland's popular culture, focusing on cabaret and film star Kazimierz Krukowski (1901-1984). Krukowski regularly played a lower middle-class Jewish merchant named Lopek, who quickly...

DATE:
Tuesday, September 29
TIME:
2:00 pm
LOCATION:
PRESENTER:
David Cooper

For over five decades from the moment of their appearance in 1817 and 1818, the Queen’s Court and Green Mountain Manuscripts were considered by the vast majority of the international scholarly community to be genuine monuments of medieval Czech literature. How were so...

DATE:
Tuesday, September 29
TIME:
6:30 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom Discussion
PRESENTER:
Graduate School Admissions Professionals

Considering graduate school? Preparing your application materials?

Join us as Pitt graduate program experts and current graduate students from the School of Public Health, GSPIA, Economics, History, and Asian Studies share expertise on crafting strong...

DATE:
Friday, October 2
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
TBD
PRESENTER:
Varies

Urban infrastructure is a vital topic for interdisciplinary research because it is fundamental to the economic development prospects of regions. The Urban Studies Program in collaboration with the Regional Studies Association (UK), the Pittsburgh Water Collaboratory, and...

DATE:
Friday, October 2
TIME:
2:00 pm
LOCATION:
Online
PRESENTER:

Join us to hear from distinguished scholars and educators about methods for incorporating critical pedagogies of race into teaching about language, culture, history, and society in Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia.

OCTOBER 2

2-3:30 pm (ET) | 1-2:30 pm...

DATE:
Thursday, October 8
TIME:
12:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom (Register Online)
PRESENTER:
Steven Zipperstein, Michael Pfeifer

A live interview with Steven Zipperstein (Stanford University) and Michael Pfeifer (John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY)

Register: https://pitt.zoom.us/meeting/register/...

DATE:
Friday, October 9
TIME:
2:00 pm
LOCATION:
Online
PRESENTER:

Addressing the historic and ongoing manifestations of systemic racism has implications not only for what we teach in Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies but also for how we teach our syllabi. Join us to explore the common challenges instructors encounter as well...

DATE:
Thursday, October 22
TIME:
12:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom (Register Online)
PRESENTER:
Meredith Roman, Minkah Makalani

A live interview with Meredith Roman (CUNY Brockport) and Minkah Makalani (University of Texas, Austin)

Register: https://pitt.zoom.us/meeting/register/...

DATE:
Saturday, October 24
TIME:
12:00 pm
LOCATION:
Register online via Zoom
PRESENTER:

Join us for the first VIRTUAL East European Festival to enjoy cultural demonstrations, academic programs, and children's activities.

DATE:
Thursday, November 5
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
4217 Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Varies

Access to sufficient, nutritious, culturally appropriate food is a concern for groups across the globe. Current approaches to food security tend to focus on technological solutions to increase production. As such, much of the related research is targeted at reacting to...

DATE:
Thursday, November 5
TIME:
12:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom (Register Online)
PRESENTER:
Slava Gerovitch, Ekaterina Babintseva

A live interview with Slava Gerovitch (MIT) and Ekaterina Babintseva (Harvey Mudd College)

Register: https://pitt.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUlcOmhpzMvHNMye3R8gOyzU2zA2e7w731z...

DATE:
Monday, November 9
TIME:
12:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom (Register Online)
PRESENTER:
Dina Fainberg, Victoria Zhuravleva

A live interview with Dina Fainberg (University of London) and Victoria Zhuravleva (Russian State University for the Humanities)

Register: https://pitt.zoom.us/meeting/register/...

DATE:
Thursday, November 19
TIME:
4:00 pm
LOCATION:
Online (Zoom)
PRESENTER:

Speak with a student ambassador from the Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies to learn about their certificate offerings, events, scholarships and more.

Zoom Link: https://pitt.zoom.us/j/91198700639...

DATE:
Wednesday, November 25
TIME:
11:00 am
LOCATION:
Online (Zoom)
PRESENTER:

Practice your Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian at our weekly conversation hour!

Zoom Link: https://pitt.zoom.us/j/92134427094

DATE:
Friday, February 26
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
4130 Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:

Within about twenty years, the United States will pass a monumental threshold: this country will have more citizens over 65 than it does under the age of 18. Part of a massive demographic transition that is taking place across the Global North, the aging of the boomer...

DATE:
Thursday, March 18
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
PRESENTER:
DATE:
Thursday, April 22
TIME:
5:00 pm
LOCATION:
Virtual - Register Online!
PRESENTER:

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...