Events in UCIS
Thursday, April 8 until Friday, April 8
Saturday, February 26 until Thursday, March 31
Learn the history of mărțișor and watch the Romanian Room committee make them and talk about this old tradition.
Falling on March 1 of every year, Mărțișor is an old Romanian tradition of gifting a red and white string attached to a small piece of jewelry or a flower. This is believed to bring health and luck to the wearer.
Tuesday, March 15
The Irish Club at Pitt celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with this event incorporating Irish culture, language, dance, and tradition.
There are countless ways to tell a story - whether that's through writing, speaking, painting, weaving, music, and more. All of us have a unique story to tell. The What's Your Story? series consists of workshops on different storytelling methods that can help you share your unique identity, history, and ideas.
In this workshop, internationally-ranked slam poet Adriana E. Ramírez will discuss the process of transition from writing for the page to writing for the stage. We’ll discuss effective strategies for performance as well as how to bring out different elements in the writing through performance.
Bring a poem you’d love to perform—but don’t worry if you don’t have one, we’ll be doing some generative writing too!
The Central Intelligence Agency invites University of Pittsburgh Asian Studies Center students to an hour long Information Session on March 15 from 5-6 pm in Posvar Hall 4217. Two CIA officers will provide information about the mission of Agency and how the organization performs that mission around the world. They will discuss student internship and career opportunities and the application process, specifically highlighting the Directorate of Operations and the Directorate of Analysis. They will also focus on the advantages of bringing an academic background/experience in Asian Studies/Regional Affairs/Foreign Languages into the ranks of the Agency. There will be ample opportunity for Q&A and hard copy resumes will be accepted.
Table for Two will hold a presentation and cooking demonstration about Japanese soy-based foods. This event will be held in-person in the Global Hub on the first floor of Posvar Hall.
Join the Chinese Language & Culture Club every other Tuesday to practice the Chinese language and participate in Chinese cultural activities,
The first meeting on 1/18 will be virtual: https://pitt.zoom.us/j/94596594820