Events in UCIS

Thursday, April 8 until Friday, April 8

8:00 am Conference
Georgia Consortium: Exploring the Complexities of Vietnam
Online via Zoom
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center
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Register here.

Tuesday, October 5

11:00 am Cultural Event
International Food Trucks
WPU Plaza
Sponsored by:
Office of International Services, Global Experiences Office and International Week along with Department of Languages and Classics
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Recipes and cuisine are one of the many things that migrant people can take with them and can serve as a reminder of that which has been left. Cultures from all over the world are represented by several of the most popular food trucks in the city.

11:00 am Panel Discussion
The Nitty-Gritty of Applying for a Job in the EU/Europe: From Writing a Resume to a Successful Interview
Sponsored by:
European Studies Center along with Miami-Florida Jean Monnet European Union Center of Excellence
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This panel is designed for students and alumni to apply successfully for a job in the EU/Europe.
European Human Resources experts and coaches will advise students on how to apply for an internship/job in a European company, in Europe and in the US, and how to be successful when working in EU/US relations.

Annabel Edo
Managing Director US
Ackermann International

Renata Urban
Intercultural Coach, Language and Communication Skills Trainer
URBAN Training and Services, Inc.

Stefano Vetralla
Managing Partner
AIMS International USA

Nelly Leon
Career Specialist

Presented & Hosted by The Miami-Florida Jean Monnet Center of Excellence, FIU & MEET EU
Co-sponsored by:
The Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs • European & Eurasian Studies Program • Career and Talent Development • the Center for European Studies at UNC-CH • the European Studies Center at the University of Pittsburgh • Jean Monnet in the USA #JMintheUS • The French-American Chamber of Commerce Florida, the German American Business Chamber of Commerce, the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Southeast, The Spain-US Chamber of Commerce .
MEET EU is funded by a generous Getting to Know Europe (GTKE) grant from the Delegation of the European Union to the United States.
Steven J. Green School of International & Public Affairs - Florida International University

This is a part of International Week.

2:00 pm Lecture
Digital Japanese Studies
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center along with Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures
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Now more than ever students and faculty are asked to be proficient in the latest digital tools and technologies while considering how these materials may be useful to their teaching and research. In this talk, Dr. Curtis will survey the current state of the field in Digital Japanese Studies, including recent projects, perennial changes, and sites of community building. Dr. Curtis will discus her own beginnings in digital humanities exploration as a premodern historian and digital skeptic to highlight how students and mentors alike can think through the benefits and drawbacks of employing digital methods in their work.

4:00 pm Cultural Event
International Speed Friending
William Pitt Union Kurtzman Room
Sponsored by:
Global Experiences Office and International Week along with English Language Institute
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Join us for International Speed Friending! Whether you’re an international student at Pitt looking to make American friends in Pittsburgh or a native speaker of English interested in meeting people from different cultures, this FREE event hosted by the English Language Institute is perfect for you! 

If you’ve ever heard of “Speed Dating,” this is similar. The only difference is that the objective here is to make friends. Check in and mingling will take place from 4:00 to 4:15 followed by structured time for short one-on-one conversations from 4:15 to 5:15. Refreshments will be served. Advance registration is required.

You might also be interested in our Virtual Speed Friending event on Oct. 7! Sign up for one or sign up for both and celebrate International Week at Pitt with the start of new cross-cultural friendships!

For more information about the Speed Friending events, contact the English Language Institute or visit the International Week website.

8:00 pm Student Club Activity
Chinese Language & Culture Club
Global Hub - Conversation Table
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 biweekly meetings where we will build our Chinese language skills and participate in fun cultural activities!