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.

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?

Friday, October 29 until Wednesday, November 3

(All day) Exhibit
Día de los Muertos y Día de los Santos Festivities
Global Hub - 1st Floor Posvar
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies and Global Hub
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Come and learn about the Day of the Saints and how to set up an Alter/Ofrenda. The Alter/Ofrenda will be displayed in the Global Hub through November 3.

Everyone is welcome to bring photos of the dearly departed you wish to honor, along with ofrendas, mementos and artificial flowers to embellish the alter for those who are no longer among us. 

The Alter/Ofrenda will be built by Lisa DiGioia Nutini, Owner of Mexico Lindo and Mexican Folk-Art Dealer.

Tuesday, November 2

11:30 am Information Session
ESC Funding Opportunities Info Session
Global Hub in Posvar Hall
Sponsored by:
European Studies Center
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Join the European Studies Center for an information session on student funding available at ESC. There will be two opportunities to attend a session.

In-person at the Global Hub in Posvar Hall:
Tuesday, November 2nd.
Graduate Students: 11:30am-12:15pm
Undergraduate Students: 12:30pm-1:15pm

Virtually via Zoom:
Monday, November 8th.
Graduate Students: 2:30-3:15pm
Undergraduate Students: 3:30-4:15pm

11:45 am Information Session
UCIS Graduate Certificate Offerings
Posvar, 3rd Floor Commons Area
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center, Center for African Studies, Center for Latin American Studies, Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies, European Studies Center and Global Studies Center along with Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA)
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Stop by and learn about earning a graduate certificate with Pitt's University Center for International Studies (UCIS). Tailor a program of study based on your career interests that will enhance your GSPIA degree. Don't let this no cost opportunity pass. Center advisors will be available to discuss certificates, funding, resources, and more!

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!