Past Events

COVID-19 Response

COVID-19 Response: Learn how the European Studies Center is working under the current operational posture at ucis.pitt.edu/esc/covid.

DATE:
Thursday, December 17 2020
TIME:
5:00 pm to 8:00 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 this...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, December 15 2020
TIME:
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
LOCATION:
Online via Zoom
PRESENTER:
Elena Chernenko, Michael Poznansky, Ashar Neyaz, Sundar Krishnan, Beth Schwanke
For Year 3 of our faculty development workshops for community colleges and minority-serving institutions, we are offering a series of monthly webinars focused on technology. The third of the webinars will examine Technology and Cybersecurity specifically addressing the...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, December 10 2020
TIME:
8:00 pm
PRESENTER:
Join the European Studies Center at Pitt for a Virtual Book Club to explore recent works by European authors. Our first book is Go, Went, Gone by Jenny Erpenbeck. Discussion dates are December 6 and December 10. Those who RSVP by 10/22 can receive a FREE book and the event...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Sunday, December 6 2020
TIME:
4:00 pm
PRESENTER:
Join the European Studies Center at Pitt for a Virtual Book Club to explore recent works by European authors. Our first book is Go, Went, Gone by Jenny Erpenbeck. Discussion dates are December 6 and December 10. Those who RSVP by 10/22 can receive a FREE book and the event...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Friday, December 4 2020
TIME:
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
PRESENTER:
The High School Model European Union is an annual event for high school students, with this year's simulation taking place virtually via Microsoft Teams. The goal of the Model EU is to give high school students the opportunity to learn about the workings of the European...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, December 3 2020
TIME:
6:00 pm
LOCATION:
Virtual, see website to join!
PRESENTER:
Dr. William Scott, Associate Professor in the Department of English Literature.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1WJqjaw22TlwmRpqA62bleCd3o0-bda84vGt_v7c... The conversation will be led by Dr. William Scott, Associate Professor in the...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, December 3 2020
TIME:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
PRESENTER:
As part of the Year of Creating Europe, previous sessions have focused on different attempts to create unity through diversity across Europe. In this session, the focus is on Scandinavia. Our panel of experts discuss how this region created social cohesion and costs and...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Repeats every day every Thursday until Thu Nov 19 2020.
Thursday, November 19 2020
TIME:
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
PRESENTER:
Speak with a student ambassador from the European Studies Center to learn about their four certificate offerings, events, scholarships, symposia and more. Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, November 19 2020
TIME:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
PRESENTER:
France is often portrayed as a case of color-blind civic ‘assimilation’ despite a shift to ‘integration’ since the 1980s. However, the creation of institutions such as the High Council for Integration (1989-2013) and the first ever census-based survey on the assimilation of...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Wednesday, November 18 2020
TIME:
12:30 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
PRESENTER:
Around the world, countries are undertaking fiscal stimulus responses in order to accelerate their recovery from COVID-19. On 21 July 2020, EU leaders agreed to a €1,824.3 trillion (ca $2 trillion) package which includes a €1,074.3 billion budget for the next seven years...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, November 17 2020
TIME:
7:00 pm
LOCATION:
via Zoom online
PRESENTER:
Dr. June Park, Dr. Dev Lewis, Jared Kohler
Internationalize your career-focused courses with the BETH (Business, Energy, Technology, and Health) series. For year 3 of our faculty development workshops for community colleges and minority-serving institutions, the University Center for International Studies at the...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, November 17 2020
TIME:
12:30 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
PRESENTER:
Shireen Hunter, Eldar Mamedov, Mohammad Homayounvash, Eric Lob
The EU's relations with Iran have strengthened since the signing of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action in 2015. These relations have become more important now, as the current US administration is determined to further undermine the agreement by pressing the UN to...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Friday, November 13 2020
TIME:
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
LOCATION:
Online via Zoom
PRESENTER:
Throughout our history, art and artists have resisted oppression, violence, injustice, and inequality. Some of the world’s most interesting art is on the streets and easily accessible to all. In this workshop we will discuss how protest art uses public space to engage in...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Friday, November 13 2020
TIME:
3:25 pm
PRESENTER:
Sam Taylor
Sam Taylor is a British novelist and literary translator who now lives in the United States. He has translated novels by Maylis de Kerangal, Leïla Slimani and Clémentine Beauvais (among others), as well as Riad Sattouf’s graphic novel The Arab of the Future. On 13 November...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, November 12 2020
TIME:
12:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
PRESENTER:
Join us for a roundtable discussion of the state of the transatlantic relationship in the wake of the U.S. Presidential Elections. Featuring: Dr. James Goldgeier, American University (NATO and security),  Mr. Ignacio Garcia-Bercero, DG Trade (former TTIP chief negotiator),...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Wednesday, November 11 2020
TIME:
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
LOCATION:
Online via Zoom
PRESENTER:
Throughout our history, art and artists have resisted oppression, violence, injustice, and inequality. Some of the world’s most interesting art is on the streets and easily accessible to all. In this workshop we will discuss how protest art uses public space to engage in...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, November 10 2020
TIME:
12:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
PRESENTER:
Dora Vargha (Exeter University)
In the past year more people have become familiar with the graph of the epidemic curve than ever before. Beginnings, peaks and endings of COVID-19 occupy everyday discussions, inform policies, shape social interactions and provide bases for criticism and political action....
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Monday, November 9 2020
TIME:
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
LOCATION:
Online via Zoom
PRESENTER:
Throughout our history, art and artists have resisted oppression, violence, injustice, and inequality. Some of the world’s most interesting art is on the streets and easily accessible to all. In this workshop we will discuss how protest art uses public space to engage in...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, October 29 2020
TIME:
8:00 pm
PRESENTER:
CANCELED It's Movie Night! Join the Euro Club and European Studies Center to watch the Will Ferrell Comedy, EuroVision Song Contest : The Story of Fire Saga. Students must have Netflix Subscription and Install Free TeleParty Extension (Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge).
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Wednesday, October 28 2020
TIME:
3:25 pm to 4:15 pm
PRESENTER:
Cécile Duquenne, Author
Cécile Duquenne will discuss the many ways literature can make a tangible impact on local and global politics, with a focus on French “littératures de l’imaginaire” (fantasy, science-fiction, young adult). Students would write a 500-750 word letter in French, about how...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Wednesday, October 28 2020
TIME:
12:30 pm to 1:45 pm
PRESENTER:
Gen. Philip Breedlove (USAF-Ret.)
#JMintheUS
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, October 27 2020
TIME:
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom Discussion
PRESENTER:
Peace Corps Alumni and Ryan Stannard
Peace Corps Pitt Alumni Panel Tuesday, October 27th, 6:30-7:30pm Zoom Discussion Join us to learn about service overseas from Pitt Alumni that served in the Peace Corps. Gain valuable information from those who served, ask questions about service, and learn how the Peace...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, October 27 2020
TIME:
11:00 am
LOCATION:
Zoom
PRESENTER:
Joaquín Roy
As part of our Miami-Florida Jean Monnet Center of Excellence grant, Dr. joaquín Roy, Jean Monnet Professor and Director University of Miami European Union Center of Excellence, will make a presentation on Europe and Latin American Relations under the impact of COVID-19....
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Monday, October 26 2020
TIME:
10:00 am
LOCATION:
Zoom
PRESENTER:
Amir Issaa
Amir Issaa is an Italian rapper, hip-hop artist, producer, writer, and social activist who has worked in the Italian music industry since the late 1990s. Born and raised in the diverse working-class neighborhood of Torpignattara in Rome, he is the son of an Egyptian father...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, October 22 2020
TIME:
6:00 pm
LOCATION:
Virtual, see website to join!
PRESENTER:
Salvatore Poier, Visiting Lecturer in Urban Studies at the University of Pittsburgh
In conjunction with the Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures program's "Ten Evenings" series, GSC is again hosting "Four Evenings" pre-lecture discussions that put prominent world authors and their work in a global perspective. Open to series subscribers and the Pitt community,...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, October 22 2020
TIME:
12:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
PRESENTER:
Ulrike Guérot, Founder and Director of European Democracy Lab; Professor of European Policy and the Study of Democracy, Danube University, Krems
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, October 22 2020
TIME:
11:00 am to 12:30 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
PRESENTER:
A documentary by Mo Asumang, German media personality, filmmaker, and Afro-German activist. After receiving death threats from the White Aryan Rebels, Mo Asumang sets out to discover the history and meaning of the word Aryan. This designation was used by racists in the 19th...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Wednesday, October 21 2020
TIME:
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom Discussion
PRESENTER:
Ms. Bianca Brown, Admissions & Recruitment Manager
UCIS International Career Toolkit Series Presents: Graduate Programs for International Careers in Education Wednesday, October 21st, 6:30-7:30pm Zoom Discussion Are you interested in international education? Teaching abroad? Conducting educational research with global...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Wednesday, October 21 2020
TIME:
12:30 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
PRESENTER:
Fiona Greenland, University of Virginia
Through much of its history, Italy was Europe’s "seat of the arts," an artistic playground for foreign élites and powers who bought, sold, and sometimes plundered millions of artworks and antiquities. Today, Italy asserts control over its cultural heritage through an...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, October 20 2020
TIME:
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
LOCATION:
via Zoom online
PRESENTER:
Dr. Herke Kranenborg, Dr. Emmanuel Pernot-LePlay, Dr. Brooke Auxier
For Year 3 of our faculty development workshops for community colleges and minority-serving institutions, we are offering a series of monthly webinars focused on technology. The first of the webinars will examine Technology and Privacy: The Right To Be Forgotten with...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, October 20 2020
TIME:
12:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
PRESENTER:
Cristina Blanco Sio-Lopez, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Visiting Fellow, University of Pittsburgh
On June 15th 2020, the EU officially reopened its inner borders, effectively lifting the travel restrictions put in place to contain the spread of COVID-19. The Schengen Agreement’s ‘Free Movement of Persons’ —considered as one of the most meaningful, and also the most...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Friday, October 16 2020
TIME:
1:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
PRESENTER:
Maria Gabriela Zoana, Helga Varden
The New Speed of Politics: Is Gender Equality Accelerating or Shutting Down? With Former MEP Maria Gabriela Zoana and faculty discussant Helga Varden, Assoc. Professor of Philosophy and Women and Gender Studies, U of I. #JMintheUS
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, October 15 2020
TIME:
2:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
PRESENTER:
John Edward
The United Kingdom's relationship within the European Union has always been a hesitant one, late to the party of European integration. Now since that relationship is coming to an end, the once-powerful union of the United Kingdom itself looks fragile and in question. John...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, October 15 2020
TIME:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
LOCATION:
on-line
PRESENTER:
Various
The ESC’s 2020-21 theme, Creating Europe, explores both the political, social, cultural, and geographical forces that have given shape to contemporary Europe and also individuals who create and are creative in their daily or artistic expressions of what it means to be...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, October 15 2020
TIME:
11:00 am
LOCATION:
Zoom
PRESENTER:
Ngofeen Mputubwele
Ngofeen Mputubwele is a journalist, lawyer, and podcast producer for the New Yorker Radio Hour based in New York City. He reports on issues of culture, language, and food, with an emphasis on international issues and the black diaspora. His work has been featured on NPR?s...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Wednesday, October 14 2020
TIME:
12:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
PRESENTER:
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Wednesday, October 14 2020
TIME:
11:00 am
PRESENTER:
Ambassador Tony Gardner, Prof Michael Kimmage
#JMintheUS
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, October 13 2020
TIME:
12:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
PRESENTER:
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Monday, October 12 2020
TIME:
12:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
PRESENTER:
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Friday, October 9 2020
TIME:
6:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
PRESENTER:
A UHC scholar community is a collaborative, interdisciplinary group of people who share interests in researching issues, imagining projects, resolving problems, and learning from each other’s experiences. The “Horror Genre as a Social Force” scholar community seeks to...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Wednesday, October 7 2020
TIME:
4:00 pm to 5:15 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
PRESENTER:
Joaquín Roy
Joaquín Roy, (Lic. Law, University of Barcelona, 1966; Ph.D, Georgetown University, 1973), is Jean Monnet Professor and Director of University of Miami European Union Center of Excellence. He has published over 200 academic articles and reviews, and he is the author or...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, October 6 2020
TIME:
1:30 pm to 2:45 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
PRESENTER:
Edit Herczog, former Member of European Parliament
The multiannual financial framework (MFF) budget of the European Union; a proposal which drags on for two years without negotiations is recasted, and then gets consensus in five days in an institution of 27 members. The same proposal gets consensus in a few months, but then...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, October 6 2020
TIME:
12:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
PRESENTER:
Catherine de Vries, Bocconi University
The COVID-19 pandemic is an unparalleled global crisis. Yet, despite the grave adversity faced by citizens, incumbents around the world experienced a boost in popularity during the onset of the outbreak. In this study, we examine how the response to the COVID-19 outbreak in...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, October 6 2020
TIME:
11:00 am
LOCATION:
Zoom
PRESENTER:
Marcel Lewandowsky, Noemi Marin, Martin Palouš
In the EU, including in Central and Eastern Europe, populist parties of various stripes succeeded in riding a wave of anger over corruption, resentment at the outcome of the democratic transition, and anxiety about migration and the EU's principle of shared governance....
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, October 6 2020
TIME:
10:00 am
LOCATION:
Zoom
PRESENTER:
Fred Kuwornu
Fred Kudjo Kuwornu is an activist-producer-filmmaker born and raised in ltaly and based in Brooklyn. His mother is an ltalian Jew, and his father a Ghanaian surgeon who lived in ltaly since the early 60's. Fred Kuwornu holds a Bachelor's degree in Politica! Science and Mass...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, September 29 2020
TIME:
6:30 pm to 7:30 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 applications in a...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, September 29 2020 to Friday, October 2 2020
TIME:
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
LOCATION:
Online
PRESENTER:
Varies
Water Infrastructure and Regional Governance, September 29 - October 2, 2020 The Regional Studies Association’s Research Network on Infrastructural Regionalism (NOIR) is convening three online (Zoom) workshops to showcase empirical and conceptual research at the...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, September 24 2020
TIME:
2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
PRESENTER:
Panelists: Mohammed Bamyeh, Sociology Diego Holstein, History Lina Insana, French and Italian Dijana Mujkanovic, GSPIA (Ph.D. candidate)
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Wednesday, September 23 2020
TIME:
6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom
PRESENTER:
Become inspired to make a difference. Join us for a free special screening of Girl Rising, a documentary film about the transformative power of education in the lives of girls around the world. From Academy Award-nominated director Richard E. Robbins, Girl Rising follows...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Wednesday, September 23 2020
TIME:
12:00 pm
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...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, September 22 2020
TIME:
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
LOCATION:
Online (Zoom)
PRESENTER:
Karen Lue (Pitt Global Hub) and Jason Kane (Alumni Engagement)
Learn how to sign up for your Pitt Commons profile, the benefits of using this networking platform, and how to apply for our new International Careers Mentoring Program. Register here: https://bit.ly/3bWdwPN
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, September 17 2020
TIME:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
LOCATION:
on-line (Zoom)
PRESENTER:
Various
In this first installment of the ESC’s 2020-2021 series of virtual roundtables, we will use the 70th anniversary of the Schuman Declaration as a springboard for discussing diversity within the EU. Our panel of experts will trace the origin and current meaning of the EU’s...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Wednesday, September 16 2020
TIME:
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
LOCATION:
on-line
PRESENTER:
Various
Seventy years after the historic Schuman declaration, which kick-started the process of European integration, the Franco-German partnership remains as important and necessary as ever for Europe. Aside from the major fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, the European Union...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, September 15 2020
TIME:
(All day)
PRESENTER:
Rafael Loss (European Council on Foreign Relations)
The covid-19 pandemic has had a severe impact on Europe. While not all EU member states have suffered equally, none has been spared social and economic hardship either. Early on, national impulses led to border closures and export restrictions on medical supplies....
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Friday, September 11 2020
TIME:
1:00 pm
PRESENTER:
Cecilia Malmström, former EU Trade Commissioner
#JMintheUS
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Wednesday, September 9 2020
TIME:
6:30 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom Discussion
PRESENTER:
Wendy Walsh, FEMA Higher Education Program Manager
UCIS International Career Toolkit Series Presents: An Evening with Wendy Walsh Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Higher Education Program Manager, National Training & Education Division (NTED) As a career public servant in both state and federal agencies for...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Wednesday, September 9 2020
TIME:
10:00 am
PRESENTER:
#JMintheUS
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Friday, September 4 2020
TIME:
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
LOCATION:
Online (Zoom)
PRESENTER:
Please join the European Studies Center as we remotely socialize and share some food. To create a more reception-like feel, we will be partnering with Grubhub and encourage you to enjoy something from one of your favorite local restaurants on us! We're excited for the...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, August 20 2020
TIME:
6:00 pm
LOCATION:
Online via Zoom
PRESENTER:
Viewing world history from the vantage point of the Silk Roads can challenge the Eurocentrism of mainstream history and introduce a more balanced view of the past. In this online workshop, Dr. Margarita Delgado Creamer (University of Pittsburgh) and Dr. Thomas R. Mueller (...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Friday, August 14 2020
TIME:
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
LOCATION:
Online
PRESENTER:
Join us as we celebrate diverse cultures with Pitt's cultural departments and student organizations along with local Pittsburgh partners. On Friday August 14, 2020 the Student Affairs website will contain links to Zoom rooms to meet representatives from each of the...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Friday, August 14 2020
TIME:
10:00 am to 11:00 am
LOCATION:
Online (Zoom)
PRESENTER:
Karen Lue, Pitt Global Hub Manager
Join Karen Lue, Pitt Global Hub Manager, for an information session on how you can Be Global Ready. Learn about all of the international and global opportunities Pitt has to offer: on-campus co-curricular activities, study abroad programs, international studies certificates...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, August 13 2020
TIME:
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
LOCATION:
Online (Zoom)
PRESENTER:
Karen Lue, Pitt Global Hub Manager
Join Karen Lue, Pitt Global Hub Manager, for an information session on how you can Be Global Ready. Learn about all of the international and global opportunities Pitt has to offer: on-campus co-curricular activities, study abroad programs, international studies certificates...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, July 30 2020
TIME:
11:30 am
PRESENTER:
#JMintheUS
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Wednesday, July 29 2020
TIME:
2:00 pm
PRESENTER:
Marcel Lewandowsky, DAAD Visiting Assistant Professor at CES at UF
The ESC is pleased to announce the first event in its joint initiative with other Jean Monnet Chairs and Centers throughout the United States, the Jean Monnet in the USA Lecture Series. The first event is organized by our colleagues at the University of Florida, but is open...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Friday, July 17 2020
TIME:
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
LOCATION:
Online: Zoom
PRESENTER:
Join the Pitt Global Hub and Global Ties for a fun trivia game that will test your knowledge on international aspects of Pittsburgh and Pitt! Participants will be randomly assigned into teams to compete. This is a great chance for incoming international students to get to...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Friday, July 17 2020
TIME:
8:00 am to 9:00 am
LOCATION:
Online: Zoom
PRESENTER:
Join the Pitt Global Hub and Global Ties for a fun trivia game that will test your knowledge on international aspects of Pittsburgh and Pitt! Participants will be randomly assigned into teams to compete. This is a great chance for incoming international students to get to...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Friday, July 3 2020
TIME:
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
LOCATION:
Virtual
PRESENTER:
Global Studies Center
Have you wished for the opportunity to work with colleagues at your school to globalize a unit, lesson, or module? Collaborate across disciplines with colleagues from your school to (re)design global curriculum! This program will provide educators with the time, (virtual)...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Wednesday, July 1 2020
TIME:
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
LOCATION:
Virtual
PRESENTER:
Global Studies Center
Have you wished for the opportunity to work with colleagues at your school to globalize a unit, lesson, or module? Collaborate across disciplines with colleagues from your school to (re)design global curriculum! This program will provide educators with the time, (virtual)...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Monday, June 29 2020
TIME:
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
LOCATION:
Virtual
PRESENTER:
Global Studies Center
Have you wished for the opportunity to work with colleagues at your school to globalize a unit, lesson, or module? Collaborate across disciplines with colleagues from your school to (re)design global curriculum! This program will provide educators with the time, (virtual)...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Sunday, June 14 2020 to Saturday, June 20 2020
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
Brussels, Belgium
PRESENTER:
Postponed until 2021
STATUS:
Postponed
DATE:
Tuesday, May 5 2020 to Wednesday, May 6 2020
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
Zoom (Register online)
PRESENTER:
The Undergraduate Research Symposium is an annual event since 2002 designed to provide undergraduate students, from the University of Pittsburgh and other colleges and universities, with advanced research experiences and opportunities to develop presentation skills. The...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Friday, April 17 2020
TIME:
5:30 pm
LOCATION:
501 Cathedral of Learning
PRESENTER:
Dennis Looney
In this presentation Dr. Looney examines how the reception of Dante Alighieri –his biography and the Divine Comedy–contributes to the productive literary entanglement of several key figures of American literary life in the middle of the 20th century.
STATUS:
Postponed
DATE:
Thursday, April 16 2020
TIME:
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom (Register online)
PRESENTER:
Aminda Smith
Communist revolution in the 20th century was reliant on a profound change in individual consciousness. It is not surprising that communist ideology spoke forcefully and often about creating “new people.” Revolutionary China was no different. But how did Chinese communists...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Repeats every day every Wednesday until Thu Apr 16 2020 except Wed Mar 11 2020. Also includes Tue Mar 31 2020.
Wednesday, April 15 2020
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 that include career...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, April 14 2020
TIME:
12:00 pm
LOCATION:
Remote
PRESENTER:
During this session, the European Studies Center’s year-long exploration of Memory and Politics in Europe focuses in on one building in the center of Paris: the Notre Dame Cathedral. On the one year anniversary of the devastating fire that destroyed its roof, this virtual...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, April 9 2020
TIME:
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom (Register online)
PRESENTER:
Sam Gindin
Forty years ago, Margaret Thatcher declared that “there is no alternative.” State socialism was dying and capitalism, restructured as neoliberalism, was ascendant. The collapse of state socialism in 1991 seemed to hammer the last nail into socialism’s coffin and vindicate...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, April 2 2020
TIME:
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Jodi Dean
There has been a resurgence of the Left since the 2008 Great Recession. A class-based politics, dormant for so long, has finally returned to mainstream political discourse. But what is this Left? What are its goals, possibilities and limitations? How will it organize itself...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, April 2 2020
TIME:
5:00 pm
LOCATION:
Language Media Center, G-17 Cathedral of Learning
PRESENTER:
Part of FRIT's Week of Francophonie. Pause Cafe and Board Games in Language Media Center! There will also be delicious crêpes as well... And don't forget the raffle! This event will be in French.
STATUS:
Postponed
DATE:
Thursday, April 2 2020
TIME:
3:30 pm
LOCATION:
The Food Science Lab, 4063 Forbes Tower
PRESENTER:
Part of FRIT's Week of Francophonie. Come and make couscous and petits-choux at this Cooking Workshop! This event will be held in French.
STATUS:
Postponed
DATE:
Thursday, April 2 2020
TIME:
3:30 pm to 6:00 pm
LOCATION:
Remote
PRESENTER:
As part of the ESC's Year of Memory and Politics Series, we will hold a screening of The Silence of Others. The film reveals the epic struggle of victims of Spain’s 40-year dictatorship under General Franco, who continue to seek justice to this day. Filmed over six years,...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Wednesday, April 1 2020
TIME:
7:00 pm
LOCATION:
The White Whale Bookstore in Bloomfield
PRESENTER:
Audrée Wilhelmy
Part of FRIT's Week of Francophonie. A public book event on Wednesday, April 1 at The White Whale Bookstore in Bloomfield. Hosted by the Dept. of French and Italian, with support from the Year of Creativity, the Honors College, and the Humanities Center. Questions? Contact...
STATUS:
Postponed
DATE:
Wednesday, April 1 2020
TIME:
3:00 pm to 3:50 pm
LOCATION:
Online Web Chat - Zoom Application
PRESENTER:
Ryan Stannard
UCIS International Career Toolkit Series presents an online event: Ryan Stannard - Regional Recruiter, Peace Corps​ Former Teacher Collaboration and Community Service Volunteer ​ Join in via Zoom: Wednesday, April 1st, 2020 3:00-3:50pm, Information Session Join Zoom...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Wednesday, April 1 2020
TIME:
10:00 am
LOCATION:
David Lawrence 231
PRESENTER:
Audrée Wilhelmy
Part of FRIT's Week of Francophonie. Come create a modern bestiary with Audrée Wilhelmy. This event will be in French.
STATUS:
Postponed
DATE:
Tuesday, March 31 2020
TIME:
6:00 pm
LOCATION:
501 Cathedral of Learning
PRESENTER:
Part of FRIT's Week of Francophonie. A screening of the Franco-Senegalese drama film. The film is in French w/ English subtitles.
STATUS:
Postponed
DATE:
Tuesday, March 31 2020
TIME:
3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
LOCATION:
Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning
PRESENTER:
Audree Wilhelmy
Part of FRIT's Week of Francophonie. Quebecois Author Ms. Wilhelmy discusses The Body of the Beasts, her book on animality and humanness. The event will be in English. Please join us! There will also a public book event on Wednesday, April 1 at The White Whale Bookstore in...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, March 31 2020
TIME:
9:30 am
LOCATION:
O'Hara Ballroom
PRESENTER:
Part of FRIT's Week of Francophonie. Come see the students from the French Theatre Workshop rehearse L’Ecole des femmes. This event will be in French.
STATUS:
Postponed
DATE:
Monday, March 30 2020
TIME:
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
LOCATION:
501 Cathedral of Learning
PRESENTER:
Mary Harrod (Warwick, UK)
Part of FRIT's Week of Francophonie. A talk on French Rom-Coms by Dr. Mary Harrod.
STATUS:
Postponed
DATE:
Monday, March 30 2020
TIME:
12:00 pm
PRESENTER:
David Hirsch, Goldsmiths
This event has been canceled
STATUS:
Canceled
DATE:
Friday, March 27 2020 to Sunday, May 31 2020
TIME:
5:00 pm to 1:00 pm
LOCATION:
Online-Zoom
PRESENTER:
Due to economic development and globalization, cities continue to grow with predictions that 70 of the world’s population will live in urban areas by the year 2050. This course, then, will view cities as hubs where patterns, connections, discussions, and the processes shape...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Friday, March 27 2020 to Sunday, March 29 2020
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
Online Format
PRESENTER:
Veronica Dristas & Korryn Mozisek
Due to economic development and globalization, cities continue to grow with predictions that 70 of the world’s population will live in urban areas by the year 2050. This course, then, will view cities as hubs where patterns, connections, discussions, and the processes shape...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, March 26 2020
TIME:
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
LOCATION:
Zoom (Register online)
PRESENTER:
Jude Blanchette
Ever since Deng Xiaoping effectively de-radicalized China in the 1980s, debates have swirled around which path China would follow. Would it democratize? Would it embrace capitalism? Would the Communist Party's rule be able to withstand globalization and the internet? One...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, March 24 2020
TIME:
5:00 pm
LOCATION:
Giant Eagle Auditorium, Carnegie Mellon University
PRESENTER:
Maurice Fitzpatrick
IN LIGHT OF DECISIONS BY THE UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH AND CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY IN RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED INDEFINITELY. John Hume’s political vision and innate sense of diplomacy persuaded key players in U.S. Politics to merge...
STATUS:
Canceled
DATE:
Tuesday, March 24 2020
TIME:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
LOCATION:
4217 Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
This event was originally scheduled for March 17th, but has been rescheduled to March 24th. As part of the ESC’s 2019-2020 Year of Memory and Politics, this month we explore borders and contested memory in Northern Ireland.  Our panel of experts will explore the conflict...
STATUS:
Postponed
DATE:
Tuesday, March 24 2020 to Wednesday, March 25 2020
TIME:
8:00 am to 2:30 pm
LOCATION:
Various
PRESENTER:
International Place-Based University Network
DUE TO CONCERNS SURROUNDING COVID-19, NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY AND THE UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH HAVE DECIDED TO POSTPONE THIS EVENT. AN ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE NEW DATES WILL BE MADE WHEN AVAILABLE. An Initiative of the International Place-Based University Network International...
STATUS:
Postponed
DATE:
Monday, March 23 2020
TIME:
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Posvar
PRESENTER:
Anand Menon, King's College London
DUE TO CONCERNS RELATED TO COVID-19, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS CAUSES. Professor Anand Menon is director of The UK in a Changing Europe an award winning academic think tank on Brexit. He is also professor of European Politics...
STATUS:
Canceled
DATE:
Saturday, March 21 2020
TIME:
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
LOCATION:
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium
PRESENTER:
Paul Thompson, President of the St. Andrew's Society of Pittsburgh
Refreshments will be served from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM. For more information contact scottishroom@gmail.com
STATUS:
Canceled
DATE:
Friday, March 20 2020
TIME:
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
LOCATION:
3415 Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Dr. Michael Goodhart
Are you interested in turning your academic interests into research projects? Dr. Michael Goodhart, Professor of Political Science and Director of Global Studies Center, will lead this session with interested students on the how-to’s of research in the social sciences and...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, March 19 2020
TIME:
11:00 am
LOCATION:
Pitt Global Hub
PRESENTER:
As students consider what they will register for in the fall, advisors and students from the University Center for International Studies will be available throughout the week to answer questions about international studies certificates, study abroad, and resources to...
STATUS:
Canceled
DATE:
Thursday, March 19 2020
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
WPU Ballroom
PRESENTER:
DUE TO A NUMBER OF OUR PANELISTS BEING UNABLE TO TRAVEL, THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THIS MAY CAUSE. Spotlight: Researching the EU at Pitt Featuring – Dan Pennell, University Library Services on the Barbara Sloan Collection and the...
STATUS:
Canceled
DATE:
Wednesday, March 18 2020
TIME:
11:00 am
LOCATION:
Pitt Global Hub
PRESENTER:
As students consider what they will register for in the fall, advisors and students from the University Center for International Studies will be available throughout the week to answer questions about international studies certificates, study abroad, and resources to...
STATUS:
Canceled
DATE:
Tuesday, March 17 2020
TIME:
9:00 am
LOCATION:
Pitt Global Hub
PRESENTER:
As students consider what they will register for in the fall, advisors and students from the University Center for International Studies will be available throughout the week to answer questions about international studies certificates, study abroad, and resources to...
STATUS:
Canceled
DATE:
Monday, March 16 2020
TIME:
9:00 am
LOCATION:
Pitt Global Hub
PRESENTER:
As students consider what they will register for in the fall, advisors and students from the University Center for International Studies will be available throughout the week to answer questions about international studies certificates, study abroad, and resources to...
STATUS:
Canceled
DATE:
Tuesday, March 10 2020
TIME:
8:00 am
LOCATION:
4217 Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
The Euro Challenge is a national competition for cash prizes where 9th and 10th grade high school students test their knowledge and understanding of the European economy and the Euro, the currency shared by many of the 28 countries of the European Union. The European...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Friday, March 6 2020
TIME:
12:00 pm
LOCATION:
Pitt Global Hub
PRESENTER:
Do you have questions about completing your e-portfolio for your UCIS certificate? Advisors and students will be available to introduce you to the template, help you brainstorm what to say, and answer any tech questions you may have.
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, March 5 2020
TIME:
2:00 pm
LOCATION:
Pitt Global Hub
PRESENTER:
Do you have questions about completing your e-portfolio for your UCIS certificate? Advisors and students will be available to introduce you to the template, help you brainstorm what to say, and answer any tech questions you may have.
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, March 5 2020
TIME:
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
James Heinzen
Shortages, bottlenecks, and over-centralization in the Soviet economy made the distribution of goods uneven, limited, and, to some extent, non-existent. But it would be a mistake to see the Soviet economy as only a planned, top-down system. Interwoven within it were shadow...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, March 3 2020
TIME:
12:00 pm
LOCATION:
Pitt Global Hub
PRESENTER:
Do you have questions about completing your e-portfolio for your UCIS certificate? Advisors and students will be available to introduce you to the template, help you brainstorm what to say, and answer any tech questions you may have.
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, March 3 2020
TIME:
12:00 pm
LOCATION:
4217 Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Dr. Paweł Machcewicz, DAAD Lecturer
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Monday, March 2 2020
TIME:
11:00 am
LOCATION:
Pitt Global Hub
PRESENTER:
Do you have questions about completing your e-portfolio for your UCIS certificate? Advisors and students will be available to introduce you to the template, help you brainstorm what to say, and answer any tech questions you may have.
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Friday, February 28 2020
TIME:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
LOCATION:
4217 Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Aly Yingst '16
Join Aly Yingst, Biological Sciences and BPhil/IAS/Global Studies and current PhD student at the University of Iceland, in a discussion about how to prepare for graduate school and life abroad. Since graduating, Yingst has completed a Fulbright-funded Master's degree in...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, February 27 2020
TIME:
5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Dr. Sophia Rosenfeld, University of Pennsylvania
Pundits everywhere claim that, in the age of Trump and Brexit, political life no longer depends on any shared sense of truth. This talk will consider the validity of this claim, exploring the role of truth in democracies going back to the eighteenth century, but also the...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, February 27 2020
TIME:
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
LOCATION:
211 David Lawrence Hall
PRESENTER:
Priya Lal
Shortly after independence, Julius Nyerere, the first President of Tanzania, embarked on a socialist experiment: the ujamaa, the villagization initiative of 1967-1975. Ujamaa, or "familyhood" in Swahili, both invoked established socialist themes and departed from the...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, February 27 2020
TIME:
12:00 pm
LOCATION:
4217 Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Viveka Mandava '14
Join Viveka Mandava, Religious Studies with honors/Global Studies/Political Science at University of Pittsburgh, for a Q&A session to learn about what they are doing and how they go there following their time at Pitt. While at Pitt, Mandava was a founding member of Pitt...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Wednesday, February 26 2020
TIME:
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
LOCATION:
Posvar Hall, Rm 4130
PRESENTER:
Cyndee Pelt
Join Cyndee Pelt, seasoned management and policy leadership professional, as she shares her experience of serving in nonprofits and the U.S. government overseas and in Washington, D.C. Topics will include the benefits of a nonprofit vs a government career, crafting a...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Friday, February 21 2020 to Saturday, February 22 2020
TIME:
(All day)
LOCATION:
TBD
PRESENTER:
Dr. Cristina Blanco Sio-Lopez
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, February 20 2020
TIME:
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Martha Lampland
Income inequality and what to do about it is a hot button political issue throughout our world. Much this disparity is the result of how the value of labor is calculated. How much is a worker's labor worth? How is it measured? Namely, how is it commodified? This live...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, February 18 2020
TIME:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
LOCATION:
4217 Posvar Hall (Remote Participation Possible)
PRESENTER:
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Monday, February 17 2020
TIME:
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
LOCATION:
Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning
PRESENTER:
Dr. Shachar Pinsker, University of Michigan
Please join us for coffee, pastries, and an immersive discussion of Jewish cafe culture at the turn of the twentieth century. Dr. Shachar Pinsker, professor of Judaic and Middle Eastern studies at the University of Michigan, will talk about the convergence of cafés, their...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Friday, February 14 2020
TIME:
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
LOCATION:
Assembly Room, William Pitt Union
PRESENTER:
Take a break from studying to order and enjoy kaffe and kanelbullar in Swedish, chai and chakli in Hindi, or gazoz and kuru pasta in Turkish! Instructors and students from the LCTL Center will teach you how to place your order in Swahili, Quechua, Irish, Greek, Amharic,...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, February 13 2020
TIME:
2:30 pm to 3:45 pm
LOCATION:
Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning
PRESENTER:
Dr. Manon Garcia, Harvard University
To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the publication of Simone de Beauvoir's ground-breaking The Second Sex, Dr. Manon Garcia (Harvard) will offer a lecture for undergraduates titled 'What is a Woman?: Beauvoir’s Understanding of Sex as Situation.' All students are...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Wednesday, February 12 2020
TIME:
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
LOCATION:
Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning
PRESENTER:
Dr. Manon Garcia, Harvard University
Dr. Manon Garcia (Harvard) will deliver the lecture to commemorate the memory of Professor Philip Watts and the 70th anniversary of the publication of Simone de Beauvoir's "The Second Sex:" "From Abdication to Independence: Beauvoir's Philosophy of Love as Emancipatory...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Wednesday, February 12 2020
TIME:
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
LOCATION:
Alcoa Room, 209 Barco Law Building
PRESENTER:
Joanna Bockman
Socialism is often discussed as a singular, proper noun devoid of ideological, regional, political, or economic difference. Several types of socialism were operative in the twentieth century--from Soviet state socialism to Yugoslav worker self-management. What were some of...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, February 11 2020
TIME:
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
LOCATION:
2431 Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Robert Hayden
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, February 11 2020
TIME:
12:30 pm
LOCATION:
Alcoa Room, Barco Law Building
PRESENTER:
Richard Weisberg, Yeshiva University
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Friday, February 7 2020
TIME:
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
LOCATION:
Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning
PRESENTER:
Geraldine Heng, University of Texas Austin
Prof. Heng is the author of The Invention of Race in the European Middle Ages (Cambridge, 2018). This book is a major intervention in Medieval Studies and has sparked conversations across a number of disciplines. We are excited to be able to discuss that project with her....
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, February 4 2020
TIME:
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
LOCATION:
Posvar Hall, Global Hub
PRESENTER:
ADDEV Associates
Students, considering career options or a paid summer internship in Europe? Attend the upcoming info session with ADDEV, a fast-growing company with multiple opportunities and locations in Pittsburgh and throughout Europe, to learn more about how you can grow in their...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, February 4 2020
TIME:
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
LOCATION:
Global Hub - Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Addev Materials
As a fast-growing, privately-owned company, Addev Materials is regularly changing, growing and responding to trends in its sector. Starting as a distributor, they have since become a converter of high-performance materials, strengthening their strategic partnerships,...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, February 4 2020
TIME:
2:00 pm to 2:50 pm
LOCATION:
Posvar Hall 3800
PRESENTER:
Dr. Gemma Marolda
Search and Rescue (SAR) missions in the Central Mediterranean continue to be the subject of extensive debate in Italy and in Europe, even as the number of sea arrivals have significantly declined. A multitude of actors engaged in rescuing migrants and refugees at sea has...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, January 30 2020
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 the...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, January 30 2020
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 curricula,...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, January 30 2020
TIME:
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Peter Verovsek, University of Sheffield
As part of our Year of Memory and Politics Series, the ESC is pleased to welcome Peter J. Verovšek as a Jean MonnetCenter of Excellence speaker. Thirty years after 1989 - and15 years since the first postcommunist states joined the EU - European memory is still divided by...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Thursday, January 23 2020
TIME:
4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
LOCATION:
4130 Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Elizabeth Oyler, East Asian Languages and Literatures
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Wednesday, January 22 2020
TIME:
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
LOCATION:
4217 Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
Martina Cvajner, Italian Fulbright Distinguished Chair
Across the Western world, the air is filled with talk of immigration. The changes brought by immigration have triggered a renewed fervor for isolationism able to shutter political traditions and party systems. So often absent from these conversations on migration are...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Tuesday, January 21 2020
TIME:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
LOCATION:
4217 Posvar Hall
PRESENTER:
This month’s Conversation on Europe invites a panel of experts to update us on the continually changing circumstances surrounding Brexit. At the time of the printing of this flyer, the British withdrawal from the EU deadline is scheduled for January 31st, but after so many...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Friday, January 17 2020
TIME:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
LOCATION:
Global Hub (1st Floor of Posvar Hall)
PRESENTER:
Trevor Erlacher and Anna-Maria Karnes
Representative from UCIS and the Study Abroad Office will be providing information on a variety of scholarships, fellowships and tuition remission opportunities that can help you fund study abroad in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Europe, Eurasia and Russia -- as well as tips...
STATUS:
As Scheduled
DATE:
Wednesday, January 15 2020
TIME:
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
LOCATION:
Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning
PRESENTER:
Alberto Iozzia, Visiting Assistant Professor of Italian
In my presentation, I link contemporary expressions of apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic narrative to Giovanni Boccaccio’s Decameron, and I claim that the zombie-ridden landscapes of The Walking Dead lead back to Boccaccio’s masterpiece, to its structure, and to its main...
STATUS:
As Scheduled