Events in UCIS

Friday, October 1

2:00 pm Workshop
Compiling and Presenting Cases
Sponsored by:
Global Studies Center along with Center for Bioethics and Health Law and Center for Global Health
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The Global Studies Center, Center for Global Health and the Center for BioEthics and Health Law will host Pitt’s 2nd annual Global Health Case Competition. Graduate and undergraduate students team up to address a global health scenario and present to a panel of experts. We will have three presentations from guest speakers for this session: Helena Vonville on Resources for Case Study, Elizabeth Van Nostrand on How to Prepare a Winning Case, and Students Eva Brady, Emily Crisan, Sophie Tayade, Haley Marra, Naomi Gurewitsch on Lessons Learned from the 2020 Emory Case Competition.

3:15 pm Lecture Series / Brown Bag
The Absence of Gender Awareness in Latin America and Sex Trafficking
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies
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Join the Panoramas team for their first roundtable of the semester. At this roundtable, Panoramas intern Luke Morales will discuss his article about how the absence of gender awareness in Latin America has exacerbated the sex trade and other forms of human trafficking. To read his article and learn more, visit

4:30 pm Student Club Activity
Addverse+Poesia Meeting
Sponsored by:
Global Hub
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Addverse+Poesia is a transnational and multilingual student organization dedicated to celebrating Black/Indigenous and LGBTQIA+ writers, poets, etc. Join us for your weekly meetings on Fridays from 4:30-6PM!

9:00 pm Conference
Global Horror Studies Conference
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center and Global Studies Center along with Office of the Provost, Horror Studies Working Group, University Library System and George A. Romero Foundation
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The University of Pittsburgh and the Horror Studies Working Group invite you to join us for a two day conference exploring ways to connect J-Horror to Asia. This gathering continues the conversations started at SCMS 2021 and Kyoto July 2021 about Global Horror Studies.