Events

DATE:
Thursday, January 30
TIME:
1:00 pm
LOCATION:
Pitt Global Hub
PRESENTER:
Jenna Baron

ARYSE is a local organization that facilitates after school and summer programming for immigrant youth in Pittsburgh. They are currently recruiting for directors and counselors (paid positions) for their summer program, PRYSE Academy.

Through engaging academic...

DATE:
Thursday, January 30
TIME:
4:00 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Kate Brown, Professor of Science, Technology, and Society, MIT

The hit HBO miniseries Chernobyl thrust the nuclear disaster back into public consciousness. What are its legacies in and around the "Exclusion zone"? This live interview with award-winning historian Kate Brown will discuss her book Chernobyl: A Manual for Survival and...

DATE:
Thursday, February 6
TIME:
4:00 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:

This is the first feature film to depict the notorious Pitești Experiment in early communist Romania (1949-1951). Following the establishment of the communist regime, all university students were compelled to become Party members. Those who refused were imprisoned and '...

DATE:
Thursday, February 6
TIME:
4:00 pm
LOCATION:
4217 Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Global Studies Center, Asian Studies Center, Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies

For those attending the Washington DC Trip on February 20 and 21, please plan on joining Erin Wheeler, Career Consultant in the Career Center for a presentation on best practices for creating an elevator pitch to have ready to connect with experts and alumni that you...

DATE:
Tuesday, February 11
TIME:
4:00 pm
LOCATION:
2431 Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Robert Hayden
DATE:
Wednesday, February 12
TIME:
4:00 pm
LOCATION:
Alcoa Room, 209 Barco Law Building
PRESENTER:
Joanna Bockman

This event is a live interview with Joanna Bockman (George Mason University). This event is a part of the Socialism: Past, Present, and Future Pop-Up Course.

DATE:
Thursday, February 20
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
Washington, DC
PRESENTER:
Global Studies Center, African Studies Program, Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies

Together the African Studies, Global Studies, and Russian/East European Studies Centers are organizing a career networking trip to Washington D.C. on February 20-21, 2020. Students will meet with experts and alumni in various fields in order to learn about different...

DATE:
Thursday, February 20
TIME:
2:00 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Martha Lampland

This event is a live interview with Martha Lampland (UC San Diego). This event is part of the Socialism: Past, Present, and Future Pop-Up Course.

DATE:
Thursday, February 27
TIME:
4:00 pm
LOCATION:
211 David Lawrence Hall
PRESENTER:
Priya Lal

This event is a live interview with Priya Lal (Boston College). This event is part of the Socialism: Past, Present, and Future Pop-Up Course.

DATE:
Friday, February 28
TIME:
5:00 pm
LOCATION:
4217 Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies (CERIS)

You are invited to participate in the spring 2020 book discussion on "Jihad, Radicalism and the New Atheism" by Mohammad Hassan Khalil at the University of Pittsburgh. The discussion will be led by Associate Professor Jeanette S. Jouili of Department of Religious Studies...

DATE:
Thursday, March 5
TIME:
2:00 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
James Heinzen

This event is a live interview with James Heinzen (Rowan University). This event is part of the Socialism: Past, Present and Future Pop-Up Course.

DATE:
Thursday, March 19
TIME:
9:00 am
LOCATION:
TBD
PRESENTER:
Varies
DATE:
Thursday, March 26
TIME:
2:00 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Jude Blanchette

This event is a live interview with Jude Blanchette (Center for a New American Security). This event is part of the Socialism: Past, Present, and Future Pop-Up Course.

DATE:
Thursday, April 2
TIME:
5:00 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Jodi Dean

This event is a live interview with Jodi Dean (Hobart and William Smith College). This event is part of the Socialism: Past, Present, and Future Pop-Up Course.

DATE:
Saturday, April 4
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh
PRESENTER:
Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies

Papers are welcome from students - both undergraduate and graduate – from all disciplines on topics including (but not limited to) politics, culture, society, policy, religion, and their impact on the lived experience of Muslims and their multifaceted interactions. This...

DATE:
Thursday, April 9
TIME:
5:00 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Sam Gindin

This event is a live interview with Sam Gindin (University of Toronto). This event is part of the Socialism: Past, Present, and Future Pop-Up course.

DATE:
Wednesday, April 15
TIME:
3:00 pm
LOCATION:
4130 W. Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Angela Illig

Designed for juniors, seniors, and graduate students to establish a career direction
and formulate a strategy for securing a full-time position in today's competitive
international and global workplace. Students focus on developing specific
competencies...

DATE:
Thursday, April 16
TIME:
4:00 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Aminda Smith

This event is a live interview with Aminda Smith (Michigan State University).

DATE:
Monday, April 20
TIME:
12:45 pm
LOCATION:
Pitt Global Hub
PRESENTER:

Improve and practice your Russian language skills with instructor Katya Kovaleva.

DATE:
Monday, April 20
TIME:
1:00 pm
LOCATION:
Pitt Global Hub
PRESENTER:

Practice your Bosnian, Serbian, or Croatian language skills at our weekly language table.

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...