Events in UCIS

Tuesday, December 7

(All day) Cultural Event
30th Annual Nationality Rooms and Intercultural Exchange Programs 2021 Holiday Open House – Virtual
Sponsored by:
Nationality Rooms and Intercultural Exchange Programs
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The Nationality Rooms and Intercultural Exchange Programs 2021 Holiday Open House is in its 30th year! The Virtual Holiday Open House will take place from December 5th through December 12th. Travel through the 31 Nationality Rooms and listen to Pitt's Quo Vadis guides speak about special architectural features or interesting facts for each room. Take part in the Greek Christmas Trivia Weekend, practice making your own Romanian Sorcovas, see a performance from the Scottish Balmoral Pipes and Drums Band, and learn and discover so much more about holiday traditions, food, and stories from countries around the world! For more information about this year’s Virtual Holiday Open House, please visit: https://pi.tt/NRIEPHolidayOpenHouse.

11:00 am Cultural Event
Tavola Italiana
Location:
Global Hub - 1st Floor Posvar
Sponsored by:
Global Hub along with Department of French and Italian Languages and Literatures
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Special Tavola to review for finals

12:00 pm Lecture Series / Brown Bag
COP26 and the European Green Deal: Europe's Response(s) to Climate Change
Sponsored by:
European Studies Center along with Jean Monnet in the USA Network, Jean Monnet Center of Excellence at Florida International University, Center for European Studies at University of Florida, European Union Center at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Center for Transatlantic Studies at Georgia Tech
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For the 2021-22 academic year, the European Studies Center has announced its annual programmatic theme: “Recovering Europe.” The December roundtable will discuss the COP26 summit and how it impacts the European Green Deal. Hosted in Glasgow, UN Climate Change Conference 2021 aims to build off of the Paris Climate Agreement. European Studies Center Director Jae-Jae Spoon will moderate this roundtable.

Audience participation encouraged.

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8:00 pm Student Club Activity
Italian Club Trivia Night
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 Italian Club for Italian Trivia with a focus on Italian culture and a chance to win candy prizes!