Events in UCIS

Tuesday, September 22

10:00 am Workshop
Study Abroad Engagement Session: Students
Location:
https://pitt.zoom.us/j/98049459786
Sponsored by:
Study Abroad Office
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Pitt Study Abroad is reimagining the future of global education and is looking for input and ideas from the Pitt community. This one hour session will explore and solicit feedback on new experiences and program options on-campus, in the US, and abroad that will take Pitt to the world and bring the world to Pitt.

11:00 am Information Session
Pitt Commons Demonstration
Location:
Online (Zoom)
Sponsored by:
African Studies Program, Asian Studies Center, Center for Latin American Studies, Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies, European Studies Center, Global Studies Center, Global Hub and UCIS Engagement
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Learn how to sign up for your Pitt Commons profile, the benefits of using this networking platform, and how to apply for our new International Careers Mentoring Program.

Register here: https://bit.ly/3bWdwPN

12:00 pm 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

1:00 pm Information Session
Study Abroad Engagement Session: Faculty
Location:
https://pitt.zoom.us/j/98049459786
Sponsored by:
Study Abroad Office
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Pitt Study Abroad is reimagining the future of global education and is looking for input and ideas from the Pitt community. This one hour session will explore and solicit feedback on new experiences and program options on-campus, in the US, and abroad that will take Pitt to the world and bring the world to Pitt.

2:00 pm Lecture
The Caucasus: From Geopolitics to Geopoetics
Announced by:
Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies on behalf of Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University, the Institute of Slavic East European and Eurasian Studies at the University of California at Berkeley, the Russian East European & Eurasian Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the Russian and East European Institute at Indiana University, the Center for Russian East European & Eurasian Studies at the University of Michigan, the Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies at The University of Texas at Austin, the Inner Asian and Uralic National Resource Center at Indiana University, the Center for Russia East Europe and Central Asia at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, the Center for East European and Russian/Eurasian Studies at The University of Chicago and the Center for Slavic and East European Studies at The Ohio State University
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Harsha Ram is Associate Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures and Comparative Literature at the University of California - Berkeley.

WATCH LIVE via https://youtu.be/npqUgsP1aBQ

This event is part of the Area Studies Lecture Series presented by the 2018-2021 U.S. Department of Education Title VI National Resource Center and Foreign Language and Area Studies grant recipients for Russia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia.

3:00 pm Seminar
AFRCNA 0300 Racialized Policing Pop-Up Course
Location:
Virtual, see website to enroll!
Sponsored by:
Global Studies Center
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This course provides students with an opportunity to think about the most recent wave of brutal police violence in the United States in a global perspective. Expanding on our summer series, students will focus on topics such as racial capitalism, colonialism and settler colonialism, and transnational trends in militarized policing and police violence. Students who complete the course will appreciate how policing in the USA shapes and is shaped by global processes.

The pop-up course will kick off on September 15!

7:00 pm Information Session
Global Studies Center Politics and Economy Student Meet 'n Greet
Location:
Virtual, see website to join!
Sponsored by:
Global Studies Center
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A forum for existing, new, and interested GSC students to learn about new resources and programs, exchange information about classes, internships, student clubs, and give input on what you’d like to see from the Global Studies Center in the future. We will incorporate sessions with alumni to get their insights, representatives from student clubs, and faculty who teach courses for our certificates, among others.

Virtual sessions will focus on each of the Global Studies certificate concentrations, and students are welcome to join as many as they like.

Contact Elaine if you represent a student organization that would like to speak at one of these sessions or has any questions.

7:00 pm Student Club Activity
Tuesday Stammtisch
Location:
Online (Zoom)
Sponsored by:
Global Hub along with Pitt German Club
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Stammtisch is the German Club's weekly conversation table for speaks of all levels from absolute beginners to fluent speakers. Here we practice our language skills while also learning about German culture through fun games and activities!

Zoom Meeting ID: 988 3897 9763
https://pitt.zoom.us/j/98838979763

8:00 pm Student Club Activity
Chinese Language & Culture Club Meeting
Location:
Zoom
Sponsored by:
Global Hub along with Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures
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Join the Chinese Language & Culture Club for their bi-weekly meetings. The club celebrates the Chinese culture, language, festivals, and traditions. This semester, we’ll celebrate Mid-Autumn Festival, watch Chinese TV shows, learn about Pitt Chinese Programs, and learn how to make hot pot! etc.