Events in UCIS

Saturday, September 28

9:00 am Symposium
From Hurricane Maria to the Political Summer Storm of 2019
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies and Director's Office along with School of Law and Hispanic Heritage Month
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Fri., Sept. 27: Documentary
DisEmPowered: Puerto Rico’s Perfect Storm presented by Cecilio Ortiz García, PhD and MarlaLopez form the University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez and Co-Founders of the National Institute of Energy and Island Sustainability at the University of Puerto Rico. Law School - University of Pittsburgh

Sat., Sept. 28: Symposium
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Keynote speaker: Dra. Yanira Reyes. Inter American University School of Law
Opening Remarks: Prof. Sheila Velez Martinez, University of Pittsburgh
Discussant: Prof. Jules Lobel, University of Pittsburgh
Law School - University of Pittsburgh

Panels include:
2 Years from Hurricane María, Looking Back and Looking Forward
The Critical Mass of Summer 2019
Las artes de la alegria, conversando sobre las culturas de arte y protesta en Puerto Rico (Art and Protest in Puerto Rico)
Round table: A vision for the future

3:00 pm Festival
Ukrainian Film Festival
Frick Fine Arts, Auditorium 125
Sponsored by:
Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies and Director's Office along with Ukrainian Community of Western PA
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The Ukrainian Community of Western Pennsylvania (UCOWPA) and the Center for Russian, east European, and Eurasian Studies present the Ukrainian Film Festival.

September 21:
4:00 pm, Donbass
7:00 pm, Breaking Point: The War for Democracy in Ukraine

September 28:
4:00 pm, The Guide
6:45 pm, Ukrainian Sheriffs

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For more information, please call 412-480-5488