Events in UCIS

Thursday, September 17

11:30 am Information Session
Center for Latin American Studies - Virtual Office Hours
Location:
Online (Zoom)
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies and Global Hub
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Speak with a student ambassador from the Center for Latin American Studies to learn about their certificate offerings, programs, and more.

Virtual Office Hours:
Mondays 11AM-12PM
Tuesdays 12-1PM
Thursdays 11:30AM-12:30PM

Zoom link: https://pitt.zoom.us/j/98550944503

12:00 pm Lecture Series / Brown Bag
Conversations on Europe: 70 Years of Creating Europe: United in Diversity?
Location:
on-line (Zoom)
Sponsored by:
European Studies Center and European Union Center of Excellence along with Jean Monnet Center of Excellence at Florida International University and European Union Center at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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In this first installment of the ESC’s 2020-2021 series of virtual roundtables, we will use the 70th anniversary of the Schuman Declaration as a springboard for discussing diversity within the EU. Our panel of experts will trace the origin and current meaning of the EU’s motto, “United in Diversity,” exploring both its goals and its limitations.
Audience Participation is encouraged.

Panelists:
Androulla Vassiliou, Former European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism, and Youth
John Fornäs, Professor Emeritus of Media and Communication Studies, Södertörn University
Susannah Eckersley, Senior Lecturer in Media, Culture, and Heritage, Newcastle University
Michal Friedman, Jack Buncher Endowed Chair in Jewish Studies, Carnegie Mellon University

Moderated by Jae-Jae Spoon, Director of the European Studies Center, University of Pittsburgh

Register Here: https://pitt.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1mJ3eGcXSqK3YZ95JS6Xyw

1:00 pm Information Session
African Studies Program - Virtual Office Hours
Location:
Online (Zoom)
Sponsored by:
African Studies Program and Global Hub
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Speak with African Studies Program Ambassador Emmanuel Ampofo to learn about the African Studies Program, ask questions about their certificate offerings, and more.

Zoom Link: http://https//pitt.zoom.us/j/99119766107

4:00 pm Information Session
Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies - Virtual Office Hours
Location:
Online (Zoom)
Sponsored by:
Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies and Global Hub
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Speak with a student ambassador from the Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies to learn about their certificate offerings, events, scholarships and more.

Zoom Link: https://pitt.zoom.us/j/91198700639

4:00 pm Information Session
European Studies Center - Virtual Office Hours
Location:
Online (Zoom)
Sponsored by:
European Studies Center and Global Hub
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Speak with a student ambassador from the European Studies Center to learn about their four certificate offerings, events, scholarships, symposia and more.

Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86171673232?pwd=aThWaHhxeDFsTEdPeGZsdzZaS01EQT09
Password: 4Lkh8d

4:00 pm Cultural Event
Laber Rhabarber - The German Conversation Hour
Location:
Online (Zoom)
Sponsored by:
Global Hub along with Department of German
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Want to practice your German in a casual environment and get to know other students and faculty that share your love for this language? Then Laber Rhabarber is for you! All levels of German and all kinds of people are welcome!

Zoom Link: https://pitt.zoom.us/j/91424897554

6:00 pm Film
CLAS Film Series Presents: Perro Bomba
Location:
Online (Zoom)
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies
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Perro Bomba is the story of how Steevens, a young Haitian immigrant living in Santiago de Chile, has his relatively stable life upended when his childhood friend, Junior, arrives in Chile and is looking for help settling into the city. Steevens does everything he can to help Junior, including getting him a job at the construction company he works for. An incident at work causes racial tensions to erupt and Steevens loses his job. Now without a job, Steevens is forced to leave his home and is left wandering the city, looking for a chance to restart his life.

For more information and to see the trailer please visit: https://www.ucis.pitt.edu/clas/cinema

Please register for the film at: https://tinyurl.com/yxrec5f7

The day of the film you will receive information about how to watch the film online as well as the link for a Zoom meeting to join the discussion after the film.