Practice your Korean at Pitt Daehwa's weekly conversation hour!
Week of November 22, 2020 in UCIS
Sunday, November 22
Texas-based artist Lydia Bodnar-Balahutrak has created a series of multimedia pieces to commemorate the Holodomor genocide in Ukraine. Join the Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies as Tetyana Shlikhar, doctoral candidate in the Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures, hosts an artist talk with Bodnar-Balahutrak. Images of her work will be available for view on the REEES website until the end of the year.
Monday, November 23
The next Charlemos event will focus on "International Organizations and Democracy Promotion in Latin America." Scott Morgenstern (University of Pittsburgh) will moderate a discussion between Jennifer McCoy (Georgia State University) and Stefano Palestini (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile). The discussion will be based on Thomas Legler and Jennifer McCoy's, "Games People Play: International Regime and the Venezuelan Political Crisis," presented at LASA 2016 and Stefano Palestini's, "Regional Organizations and the Politics of Sanctions Against Undemocratic Behaviour in the Americas," published in International Political Science Review, 2020.
Registration is required: https://tinyurl.com/yydmynuu
Please visit our website to read both articles: https://www.ucis.pitt.edu/clas/content/charlemos
Tuesday, November 24
This course provides students with an opportunity to think about the most recent wave of brutal police violence in the United States in a global perspective. Expanding on our summer series, students will focus on topics such as racial capitalism, colonialism and settler colonialism, and transnational trends in militarized policing and police violence. Students who complete the course will appreciate how policing in the USA shapes and is shaped by global processes.
The pop-up course will kick off on September 15!
Stammtisch is the German Club's weekly conversation table for speaks of all levels from absolute beginners to fluent speakers. Here we practice our language skills while also learning about German culture through fun games and activities!
Zoom Meeting ID: 988 3897 9763
Wednesday, November 25
Practice your Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian at our weekly conversation hour!
Zoom Link: https://pitt.zoom.us/j/92134427094
Join us for the weekly Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian (BCS) language table with Dijana Mujkanovic on Wednesdays at 11 am.
Email Dijana for Zoom info: firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, November 27
Join us for the Polish Conversation Table on Fridays from 2 - 3 pm with Jolanta Lion.
Email Jolanta Lion for Zoom info: email@example.com
Join us for the Russian conversation table & tutoring to improve your Russian, meet other Russian students, prepare for oral exams, and learn more about Russian culture.
Email Katya Kovaleva for Zoom info at Katya.Kovaleva@gmail.com