Join the French Club for a conversation hour for French speaking individuals of varying levels to practice the French language.
Week of September 3, 2023 in UCIS
Tuesday, September 5
Are you looking to gain experience that will help prepare you for a globally-connected job market? Stop by Drop-In Hours to learn more about getting the Global Distinction added to your academic transcript, receiving special recognition at graduation, and standing out to prospective employers!
Fall 2023 Global Distinction Drop-In Hours: Tuesdays at 3:30-4:30 pm, except on October 3 and November 21.
Wednesday, September 6
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.
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.
JOINTLY SPONSORED WITH
REINHARDT UNIVERSITY & THE INTERNATIONAL STUDIES CONSORTIUM OF GEORGIA
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!
Thursday, September 7
September Faculty Advisory Board Meeting.
Create a puppet and help welcome Little Amal to Pittsburgh! The puppets we make will take part in a theatrical performance during the arrival of Little Amal to Pittsburgh later this month. The workshop will be led by Cheryl Capezzuti.
Cheryl Capezzuti is a sculptor and puppetmaker who has been making interactive and community-sourced arts experiences in Pittsburgh for more than 25 years. Her work ranges from large scale parades requiring 500 volunteers to activate, to gallery installations of sculptural work made of discards from the lives of everyday people.
Friday, September 8
Come practice your conversational Polish at these weekly meetings!
Stop by to learn more about international opportunities at Pitt! Discover study abroad/study away options, explore internships, learn languages, find funding, enroll in a graduate or undergraduate certificate program or the Global Distinction, and more!
Meet representatives from the following University Center for International Studies units:
- Asian Studies Center
- Center for African Studies
- Center for Ethnic Studies Research
- Center for Latin American Studies
- Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies
- European Studies Center
- Global Experiences Office
- Global Hub
- Global Studies Center
- Nationality Rooms and Intercultural Exchange Programs
Graduate and undergraduate students welcome!
Light refreshments will be served.
EU FILM FESTIVAL
SCREENSHOT ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL
In preparation for the upcoming 2023 Screenshot Asia Film Festival (October 4-8, 2023) and the 2024 EU Film Festival (January 19-26, 2024), the ESC and the ASC will host a teaser film screening.
RETURN TO SEOUL
Director: Davy Chou
After an impulsive travel decision to visit friends, Freddie, 25, returns to South Korea for the first time, where she was born before being adopted and raised in France. Freddie suddenly finds herself embarking on an unexpected journey in a country she knows so little about, taking her life in new and unexpected directions.