Events in UCIS

Thursday, April 8 until Friday, April 8

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

Saturday, January 15 until Friday, January 28

(All day) Film
Virtual Film Screening of Things Left Behind
Location:
Online via Vimeo
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center and National Consortium on Teaching About Asia along with Screenshot: Asia
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Starting January 15 see Linda Hoaglund’s mediation on art and its place in memory and history. The film will be available January 15-29. Screening is free but viewers must register to get the link.

Hoaglund’s "Things Left Behind" explores the transformative power of the first major international art exhibit devoted to the atomic bomb. The exhibition, at the Museum of Anthropology in Vancouver, featured large-format color photographs of clothing once worn by those who perished, taken by renowned Japanese photographer Ishiuchi Miyako. The film weaves together visitor responses to the exhibition with interviews that feature Ishiuchi to create a cinematic reverie about art's potential to recast historical memory.

Sponsored by SCREENSHOT: Asia, University of Pittsburgh Asian Studies Center, and University of Pittsburgh National Consortium for Teaching about Asia.

Thursday, January 27

12:30 pm Cultural Event
La Parlotte - French Conversation Table
Location:
Global Hub - 1st Floor Posvar
Sponsored by:
Global Hub along with Department of French and Italian Languages and Literatures
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French casual conversation table. Open to all students of all levels of proficiency.

2:00 pm Cultural Event
Russian Tutoring
Location:
Zoom
Sponsored by:
Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies
2:00 pm Lecture
Virtual Lecture with Artist Sutapa Biswas
Location:
Online via Zoom
Sponsored by:
Asian Studies Center along with Department of Studio Arts, Department of History of Art & Architecture and Film & Media Studies
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Sutapa Biswas will be presenting about her work--the latest being a film titled Lumen--and the legacy of British colonialism in South Asia. Her work includes painting, drawing, film, video, and photography, and draws from art history, literature, and film. Andrew Nairne, the director of the University of Cambridge’s Kettle’s Yard, where Biswas currently has a major exhibition, described her art as “work(ing) through the intuitive, through the poetic, and through the personal.” Please join us online on Thursday January 27 at 2:00 pm EST for this virtual event. Register here

7:00 pm Panel Discussion
MEET EU Shorts and Festival Kick-Off Event
Sponsored by:
European Studies Center
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he Pittsburgh EU Film Festival 2022 kicks off with a virtual screening of our MEET EU Shorts. Audience members are encouraged to vote for their favorite short. The winner will be announced at the end of our festival.

More details, including the entire festival schedule can be found on our website: https://www.ucis.pitt.edu/esc/film-festival