Events in UCIS

Monday, February 17

12:00 pm Lecture
How Cafés Created Mordern Jewish Culture
Location:
Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning
Announced by:
European Studies Center on behalf of Jewish Studies Program, Urban Studies, Humanities Center and Department of History at Carnegie Mellon University
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Please join us for coffee, pastries, and an immersive discussion of Jewish cafe culture at the turn of the twentieth century. Dr. Shachar Pinsker, professor of Judaic and Middle Eastern studies at the University of Michigan, will talk about the convergence of cafés, their urban milieu, and Jewish creativity. Pinsker’s research uncovers a network of interconnected cafés that were central to the modern Jewish experience in a time of migration and urbanization, from Odessa, Warsaw, Vienna, and Berlin to New York City and Tel Aviv.

12:45 pm Cultural Event
Russian Tutoring & Conversation Table
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Sponsored by:
Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies and Global Hub
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Improve and practice your Russian language skills with instructor Katya Kovaleva.

1:00 pm Career Counselling
Career Center Drop-In Hours
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Sponsored by:
Global Hub along with Career Center
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A representative from the Career Center will be hosting drop-in hours at the Hub in preparation for next week's Career Fairs. Come with your resume and any questions!

3:00 pm Cultural Event
Pause Cafe
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Sponsored by:
Global Hub along with Department of French & Italian Languages and Literatures
3:00 pm Workshop
Mapping Loss in the Anthropocene Workshop on Countermapping
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
Sponsored by:
Global Studies Center along with World History Center
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Guided by the 3Cs Counter-Cartography Collective , participants will “drift” through Pitt Library collections of maps and photographs, Carnegie Natural History Museum artifacts and the edge of Schenley Park while thinking about environmental change in Pittsburgh, and will then make critical and personal maps that reflect the experience of environmental change.

*Participation in the full series in encourages, but not required*
Register at forms.gle/zZyEsmYQkPDgjxt56