Events in UCIS

Wednesday, October 7

11:00 am Cultural Event
Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian Conversation Hour
Location:
Zoom
Sponsored by:
Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies and Global Hub
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Practice your Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian at our weekly conversation hour!

Zoom Link: https://pitt.zoom.us/j/92134427094

11:00 am Cultural Event
Bosian-Croatian-Serbian Conversation Table
Location:
Zoom
Sponsored by:
Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies
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Join us for the weekly Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian (BCS) language table with Dijana Mujkanovic on Wednesdays at 11 am.

Email Dijana for Zoom info: dim31@pitt.edu

12:30 pm Information Session
Pitt Global Hub Virtual Drop-In Hours
Location:
Zoom
Sponsored by:
Global Hub
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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

1:00 pm Information Session
Virtual GBI/Pitt in Programs
Location:
Zoom
Sponsored by:
Global Hub and Global Experiences Office
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Interested in virtual GBI/Pitt in _____ study abroad programs? Attend an info session with a past participant.

Register via Handshake to receive the Zoom link: https://pitt.joinhandshake.com/events/584912

2:00 pm Lecture
American Literary and Cultural Diplomacy during the Cold War: Kurt Vonnegut in the USSR
Location:
Youtube
Sponsored by:
Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies along with 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 and 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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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.

4:00 pm Information Session
Global Studies Center - Virtual Office Hours
Location:
Zoom
Sponsored by:
Global Studies Center and Global Hub
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Speak with a representative from the Global Studies Center to learn about their certificate offerings, events and programming, and more.

Zoom Link: https://pitt.zoom.us/j/95350117543

4:00 pm Lecture Series / Brown Bag
JMintheUS: Regional Integration & Relations between the EU and Latin America under the impact of COVID-19
Sponsored by:
European Studies Center along with Miami-Florida Jean Monnet European Union Center of Excellence
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4:00 pm Lecture Series / Brown Bag
JMintheUS: The EU, US and Latin America
Location:
Zoom
Sponsored by:
European Studies Center and European Union Center of Excellence along with Virginia Tech Center for European Union and Transatlantic & Trans-European Space Studies
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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.

Event Link: https://virginiatech.zoom.us/j/96841224077?pwd=ejVpbzJFWFhIT0hkK3JVK1V2V...

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8:00 pm Film
Online: Dwelling in Travelling screening
Location:
Online
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center along with Screenshot:Asia, Jewish Studies Program and Jewish Studies Program at Carnegie Mellon University
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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.

Register here.