Events in UCIS

Wednesday, September 18

1:00 pm Workshop
How to Do Things With Words
Location:
4217 Posvar Hall
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center along with Japan Iron and Steel Federation and Mitsubishi endowments at the University of Pittsburgh
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Student Luncheon with Poet Takako Arai. She will talk about her creative process, background and poetry. Conversations will take place in Japanese and English. Light lunch will be served.

3:00 pm Cultural Event
German Language Table
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Announced by:
Global Hub on behalf of Department of German
4:00 pm Student Club Activity
Brazil Nuts: Bate-Papo
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies and Global Hub along with Brazil Nuts
4:00 pm Panel Discussion
Latino Leaders Gathering
Location:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies along with Pitt Global
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Join us for the Latino Leaders Gathering: Building Prosperity Through Partnership

September 18, 2019
4 - 6 p.m.
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
University of Pittsburgh

Speakers include representatives from: Pitt Global, the Center for Latin American Studies, the Hispanic/Latinx Professional Association, and the Latinx Student Association.

Light food an drink will be provided. Free parking at Soldiers and Sailors.

4:00 pm Lecture/Performance
Poetry Reading : Takako Arai
Location:
Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center along with Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures and Japan Iron & Steel Federation and Mitsubishi Endowments
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Please join us for a poetry reading by Takako Arai at the Humanities Center (Cathedral of Learning Rm 602) on September 18 at 4pm. Ms. Arai will read a selection of her poems in Japanese and with English translation. She is in the U.S. as part of The University of Iowa’s prestigious creative writing residency, the International Writers Program. Arai is known for writing socially engaged poetry. She writes in particular about the lives of working women as they are affected by such forces as globalization, economic decline, and the 2011 triple disaster in northeastern Japan.

Takako Arai was born in 1966 in Kiryu City, Gunma Prefecture to a family engaged in textile manufacturing, a traditional industry in Kiryu.

Where: Cathedral of Learning Rm 602 (Humanities Center), 4200 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15260 | When: September 18, 4 PM |

6:00 pm Workshop
Polish Conversation Table and Tutoring
Location:
Hillman Library
Sponsored by:
Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies
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Improve your Polish, meet other Polish students, prepare for oral exams and learn more about Polish culture!