Events in UCIS

Wednesday, June 8

4:00 pm Presentation
Brussels-Lux Study Tour 2022 Videoconference #1
Sponsored by:
European Studies Center and European Union Center of Excellence along with University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
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This pre-departure videoconference (for the Week 2 cohort) serves to introduce tour facilitators and educators, provide important details and context before arrival in Brussels, and answer any questions educators have before travelling.

6:00 pm Workshop
Threads of Production: Weaving Art & Agriculture
Contemporary Craft (5645 Butler St. Pittsburgh, PA 15201)
Sponsored by:
Global Studies Center along with Contemporary Craft
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Join the Global Studies Center as we continue our programming as part of the Global Sustainability Series by meeting at Contemporary Craft. This workshop will focus on PA Common Core standards related to agriculture, sustainability, and renewable and natural resources. It will include a faculty led presentation, a hands-on art activity that can be done with students, and a walk through the upcoming Fiber Arts International Exhibit at Contemporary Craft.

Dinner and Act 48 credits will be provided.

Date: Friday, May 13, 2022

Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm

Location: Contemporary Craft (5645 Butler St. Pittsburgh, PA 15201)

Cost: $10

Hands-on Activity:
Join Contemporary Craft instructor and paper maker Katy Dement, as she leads everyone in making simple small square Hand made paper collages. The projects will include"pocket mining" for single use plastics to include as well as imagery featuring reclaimed materials from packaging.

6:00 pm Reading Group
POSTPONED: CLAS Clube do livro
City of Asylum
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies
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Depois de um excelente início com a discussão de Torto Arado, daremos continuidade ao nosso Clube do Livro com a leitura de O Avesso da Pele, de Jefferson Tenório (editora Companhia das Letras). O livro está disponível no Kindle por cerca de 5 dólares. Excepcionalmente este mês, nosso encontro será na segunda quarta feira do mês, no dia 8 de junho, às 18h, no City of Asylum.