Events in UCIS

Monday, October 7

3:00 pm Workshop
Russian Tutoring & Language Table
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Sponsored by:
Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies and Global Hub
6:00 pm Information Session
Alternative Break Information Session
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Sponsored by:
Global Hub along with Student Affairs (Office of PittServes)
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Alternative Breaks are a great opportunity to do some service during your spring break locally, nationally and internationally. Participants are able to grow by exploring social justice topics such as community development, hunger and homelessness and sustainability. Come by the Hub to learn about the types of Breaks available and how to apply!

6:00 pm Lecture
Conversation with Michelle Gil-Montero
Location:
512 Cathedral of Learning
Sponsored by:
European Studies Center along with Department of English
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Award-winning poet Michelle Gil-Montero will discuss her work as a writer, translator, publisher, and director of the literary translation program at Saint Vincent College.

Michelle Gil-Montero is a poet and translator of contemporary Latin American poetry, hybrid-genre work, and criticism. She has been awarded fellowships from the NEA and Howard Foundation, as well as a Fulbright US Scholar’s Grant to Argentina, a PEN/Heim Translation Prize, and a SUR Translation Support grant. She is the author of Attached Houses(Brooklyn Arts Press, 2013), and her poetry has appeared in Poem-a-Day, Verse Daily, Jubilat, Colorado Review, LVNG, Seedings, and other journals. She is Associate Professor of English at Saint Vincent College, where she directs the Minor in Literary Translation. She is the publisher of Eulalia Books (eulaliabooks.com).