Events in UCIS

Wednesday, September 6

12:30 pm Lecture
Transgender: A Latinx Identity
Posvar Hall - 4130
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies along with Ford Institute for Human Security
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Join Brazilian trans activist, academic, and journalist, Sara Wagner York, for a roundtable on intersections of Latinx identity, featuring comments by Dr. David Tenorio from the Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures.  

Co-hosted by the Center for Latin American Studies at the University Center for International Studies and the Ford Institute for Human Security at the Graduate School for Public and International Affairs.

A light lunch will be served. Please register with the link provided.

2:00 pm Presentation
Virtual Visiting Diplomat Program: Let's Talk France
Sponsored by:
European Studies Center and European Union Center of Excellence along with International Studies Consortium of Georgia (ISCOG)
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Anne-Laure Desjonquères is a career diplomat who joined the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEFA) in 2006.

A student of the French National School of Administration (ENA) and of the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Ulm), she graduated from Sciences Po in Paris and from the University of Paris-IV Sorbonne (Master’s Degree in History of International Relations).

Prior to her appointment as Consul General in Atlanta, she was the Head of the Division of European Union Law and International Economic Law in the Legal Affairs Department of the MEFA since 2018. Over the years, she also served at the French Embassies in New Delhi, India (as Head of the Press & Communication Office – 2015 - 2017) and Pretoria, South Africa (as Political Advisor on Domestic and African Policy Issues - 2012-2015). Anne-Laure was also a Desk Officer in the Departments of Strategic and Legal Affairs in charge of nuclear disarmament issues (2010 to 2012) and a Legal Consultant in European Union Law (2006 – 2009).

JOIN US ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2023 – 2:00 – 3:30 P. M. (EASTERN TIME) for a 90-minute interactive program in which diplomat Anne-Laure Desjonqueres will introduce the social, cultural, and economic footprint of France in the United States, with a focus on the Southeastern U.S. Students attending the program will gain global competency skills to help them succeed in a dynamic and interdependent global economy. The program will also offer opportunities for career exploration, including government internships, for students attending schools in the Consortium.


4:30 pm Information Session
SHRS Goes Global: Global Experiences for SHRS Students
4016 Forbes Tower
Sponsored by:
Global Hub and Global Experiences Office along with School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
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This first SHRS Goes Global information session will look at global experiences centering on health, health care, health information and disability. SHRS undergraduate students, come learn from the Pitt Global Hub and Global Experiences Office, as well as student presenters, about opportunities to study abroad, earn the Global Distinction to demonstrate your global mindset to employers, and more!