Events in UCIS

Tuesday, October 8

1:30 pm Lecture Series / Brown Bag
LIVESTREAM: Conversations on Europe: Germany since 1989: Do Differences Persist after Reunification
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Sponsored by:
Center for African Studies, Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies, European Studies Center, European Union Center of Excellence, Global Studies Center and Global Hub along with Department of German
1:30 pm Lecture Series / Brown Bag
Conversations on Europe: Germany since 1989: Do Differences Persist after Reunification
Location:
211 David Lawrence
Sponsored by:
Center for African Studies, Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies, European Studies Center, European Union Center of Excellence and Global Studies Center along with Department of German
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In cooperation with the Department of German’s German Campus Weeks programming, and as a part of the University Center for International Studies Global 1989 Series, this month’s Conversation will discuss the legacies of the two Germanies that existed between 1949 and 1990.  Thirty years after the fall of the Iron Curtain, do differences between east and west still persist in Germany?

To participate remotely, contact irm24@pitt.edu.

4:30 pm Film
Dragonfly Eyes: A Film By Xu Bing
Location:
Frick Fine Arts Cloister and Auditorium
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center
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Reception and screening of Xu Bing's Dragonfly Eyes, followed by a discussion with Dr. Gao Minglu and Professor Zhen Zhang.

7:00 pm Student Club Activity
German Club Conversation Table
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Announced by:
Global Hub on behalf of Pitt German Club
8:00 pm Presentation
Latinx Student Association Presents: Bobby Gonzalez, Bronx Taino
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies and Global Hub along with Latinx Student Association
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Bobby González is a nationally known multicultural motivational speaker, storyteller and poet. Born and raised in the South Bronx, New York City, he grew up in a bicultural environment. Bobby draws on his Native American (Taino) and Latino (Puerto Rican) roots to offer a unique repertoire of discourses, readings and performances that celebrates his indigenous heritage.

Bobby Gonzalez will be presenting "Why Latinos are not 'Spanish': The Cultural Diversity of Hispanics" and leading a discussion.

All are welcome.