Events in UCIS

Sunday, October 24 until Tuesday, November 30

12:00 pm Cultural Event
Celtic Culture Celebration
Sponsored by:
Nationality Rooms and Intercultural Exchange Programs
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Please join us for a virtual event created by the Welsh, Scottish and Irish Rooms as they showcase unique aspects of their culture. Enjoy a brief Powerpoint presentation of each room and pre-recorded videos exclusively made for this event on each culture's history, art, music, poetry, dance and more?

Thursday, October 28

10:00 am Cultural Event/Student Club Activity
I Stand With Immigrants Day of Action
Location:
Global Hub - 1st Floor Posvar
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center, Center for African Studies, Center for Latin American Studies, Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies, Director's Office, European Studies Center, Global Studies Center, Global Hub, Nationality Rooms and Intercultural Exchange Programs, Office of International Services, Global Experiences Office and UCIS Engagement
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The I Stand With Immigrants Initiative, powered by FWD.us, leads narrative campaigns that empower immigrants and their allies to share stories and drive action that demonstrate immigration is good for our communities, economy, and country. They do this with the goal of encouraging everyone to explore their individual heritage and celebrate both our distinct and shared experiences.

Join Pitt Global for a Day of Action and sharing how immigrants have inspired you. Stop by the Global Hub to participate in our photo booth and show your support for our immigrant community.

4:30 pm Lecture
St. Petersburg as the Queer Capital of Russia
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center, Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies and Global Studies Center
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Join Irina Roldugina on a discussion as part of the Global Studies Center Mini Pop-Up Course offerings: St. Petersburg as the queer capital of Russia: from the late imperial time up to the 1990s

5:00 pm Film
A Struggle for Home: The Crimean Tatars
Location:
Virtual
Sponsored by:
Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies along with Graduate Organization for the Study of Europe and Central Asia
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The film chronicles the rich and often tragic history of the Crimean Tatar people, the Muslim-Turkic indigenous population of the Crimean Peninsula, from ancient times to the aftermath of the 2014 Russian annexation of the peninsula. The film premiered at the Al Jazeera International Documentary Film Festival in November 2015. It has won several awards, including Best International Film at the DC Independent Film Festival in March 2016, Best Documentary at the Poppy Jasper International Film Festival in April 2016, and 1st place Short Foreign Documentary at the Indie Gathering International Film Festival in August 2016. The film was produced by Mediadante & Paschyn Productions and distributed by Beliane.

An Informal Conversation with Director and Filmmaker, Christina Paschyn:

Christina M. Paschyn is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, multimedia journalist, and aspiring novelist. She lives in Doha, Qatar, and is an assistant professor of journalism at Northwestern University in Qatar.

Please register to attend via Zoom: https://pitt.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMkdu6hqDwpG9W3J-g4xV28B_rBAT7m8u3m

5:00 pm Lecture Series / Brown Bag
CULTNA: "A razão africana"
Location:
Zoom
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies
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Cultura Negra no Atlantico (CULTNA) é uma iniciativa que congrega o Laboratório de História Oral e Imagem (LABHOI) da Universidade Federal Fluminense e da Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora, e o Center for Latin American Studies da University of Pittsburgh. Uma vez por mês, trabalhos recentes serão debatidos com especialistas e estudantes interessados no tema. As discussões serão realizadas em português. Neste encontro, será discutido o texto "A razão africana", de Muryatan S. Barbosa, com o próprio autor. Evento em português. O evento será às 18:00 horas em São Paulo e às 17:00 horas em Pittsburgh.

5:30 pm Student Club Activity
Pitt French Club Meeting
Location:
Global Hub - 1st Floor Posvar
Sponsored by:
Global Hub along with Department of French and Italian Languages and Literatures
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Join the Pitt French Club and practice your French language skills!

7:00 pm Student Club Activity
Cancelled: Irish Club Meeting
Location:
Global Hub - Living Room
Sponsored by:
Global Hub along with Less-Commonly-Taught-Languages Center
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The Irish Club at Pitt meets every two weeks during the semester to share Irish culture and language.