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.

Thursday, February 10

12:00 pm Lecture
CLAS Talk: Climate Change in the Amazon
Location:
Hybrid
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies
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This is a hybrid event. Please indicate how you plan to attend (in-person or remotely.)

Join the Center for Latin American Studies for a talk by Claudio Fabian Szlafsztein, PhD on climate change in the Amazonian region. Dr. Szlafsztein is a Visiting Professor in the Department of Urban Studies and a full Professor at at the Center of Amazonian Advanced Studies (NAEA) of the Federal University of Pará (UFPA).

12:00 pm Lecture
Let's Talk Africa With Angel Maxine, Ghana's First Openly Transgender Musician
Location:
Zoom
Sponsored by:
Center for African Studies along with Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program
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Angel Maxine has been called Ghana's first transgender musician; that is, she is the first to be open about it. The daughter of a reverend and a prophetess, Angel will speak about her experiences growing up in Ghana and what it's like for the LGBTQ community there. She will discuss how she uses music as a tool of activism, especially in response to the new anti-LGBTQ bill in Ghana's Parliament.

12:00 pm 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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Social Italian event for students of Italian at Pitt

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
5:00 pm Cultural Event
B/C/S/M Tutoring and Conversation Table
Sponsored by:
Center for Russian East European and Eurasian Studies
5:30 pm Student Club Activity
French Club Conversation Hour
Location:
Global Hub (1st Floor Posvar)
Sponsored by:
Global Hub along with Department of French & Italian Languages and Literatures
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Join the French Club for French language practice

6:30 pm Student Club Activity
ADDverse+Poesia Meeting
Location:
Global Hub - 1st Floor Posvar
Sponsored by:
Global Hub
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ADDverse+Poesia is a poetry collective that shares stories and works of art from underrepresented communities within our society - including but not limited to: the LGBTQIA+ community, Black and Indigenous individuals, and people living with disabilities.

8:00 pm Student Club Activity
Persian Language Table
Location:
Global Hub (1st Floor Posvar)
Sponsored by:
Global Hub along with Less-Commonly-Taught-Languages Center
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Farsi students and those interested in the Persian language and culture can participate in language practice and cultural events