Events in UCIS

Friday, February 7

10:00 am Cultural Event
Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian Language Table
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Sponsored by:
Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies and Global Hub
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Practice your Bosnian, Serbian, or Croatian language skills at our weekly language table.

1:00 pm Information Session
Gilman Scholarship Info Session
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Sponsored by:
Global Hub and Study Abroad Office
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Come learn more about the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to help fund your experience abroad! This national scholarship is funded by the U.S. Department of State and is open to any student who receives a Federal Pell Grant and whose study abroad program will be a minimum of 21 days.

Maddie Hobbs is a peer advisor in the study abroad office, two-time study abroad alum (France and South Africa), a Gilman Scholarship Recipient, and Nationality Rooms Scholarship Recipient who has the experience to help you succeed. Join her as she share tips and experience and learn more about how to craft a winning application for the Gilman Scholarship!

Sign-up is required - visit https://pittstudyabroad.as.me/Gilman to reserve your spot!

2:00 pm Presentation
UCIS Research Toolkit, Session I
Location:
4217 Posvar Hall
Sponsored by:
Director's Office and Global Studies Center
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Dr. K. Frances Lieder, the UCIS Visiting Professor of Contemporary Global Issues, will lead this Global Studies Center three-part series. Students will learn the how-to’s of research in the social sciences and humanities, formulate and apply concepts to their own research, and engage with junior faculty about their research experiences.

The series is open to all undergraduate students -- and a must for students pursuing BPHIL, honor thesis and students with plans to pursue graduate study.

Link to registration: https://forms.gle/NCVjX1GSNofDHKza7

2:00 pm Cultural Event
Modern Greek Language Table
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Sponsored by:
Global Hub along with Less-Commonly-Taught-Languages Center
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Practice your Modern Greek language skills - all levels welcome!

3:00 pm Lecture
The Politics of Race in the European Middle Ages
Location:
Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning
Announced by:
European Studies Center on behalf of Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program
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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. This lecture will be followed by informal responses from a number of members of the Pitt community - some from MRST, some not.

3:00 pm Lecture
Violence and Harrassment Againts Women in Politics in Latin America
Location:
4217 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies along with Panoramas
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In many countries, the representation of women in local and national politics has risen. There has been a simultaneous rise in reports of physical violence and harassment that have targeted women in political positions and public roles. This Round-table will be centered on various cases of political violence and harassment in Latin America, as well as prevention methods and laws in place to combat this rise in gender-based violence and harassment.

4:00 pm Cultural Event
ADDverse Poetry Collective Meeting
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies and Global Hub along with Department of Africana Studies