Events in UCIS
Wednesday, October 7
The Pitt Global Hub is hosting virtual drop-in hours via Zoom every Wednesday from 12:30-1:30PM for students who wish to ask general questions regarding our international area studies and global studies certificates, study abroad, scholarships, clubs and language tables, and more.
Zoom link: http://pitt.zoom.us/j/96763408157
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Sarah Phillips, Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Russian and East European Studies Institute at Indiana University will be discussing American literary and cultural diplomacy during the Cold War with a focus on Kurt Vonnegut in the USSR.
Watch live via https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lM9CgNTgIB8&feature=youtu.be
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.
Joaquín Roy, (Lic. Law, University of Barcelona, 1966; Ph.D, Georgetown University, 1973), is Jean Monnet Professor and Director of University of Miami European Union Center of Excellence. He has published over 200 academic articles and reviews, and he is the author or editor of 39 books. He has also published over 1,600 columns and essays. He was awarded the Encomienda of the Order of Merit by King Juan Carlos of Spain.
The story of the Baghdadi Jews of Calcutta takes a trajectory very different from those of persecution and victimization we all have grown up watching movies about. The Jewish community of Calcutta was small but influential and prosperous, “a diaspora of hope.” Today just a handful of those Jews are left.
Virtual screening of Dwelling in Travelling, a documentary on Jewish Life in Calcutta, with Q&A with the director, Sobha Das Mollick, and Jael Silliman, author of Jewish Portraits, Indian Frames.
Part of the SCREENSHOT:ASIA year-round programming.