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Our Place in Changing Cities

Join us on March 20 for a special event featuring University of Pittsburgh Chancellor Patrick Gallagher in conversation with the leader of Newcastle University (UK), Vice Chancellor Chris Day. Learn more >

2019 SOYUZ Symposium
2019 SOYUZ Symposium

This two-day symposium will feature keynote speaker Manduhai Buyandelger of MIT and explore the theme "Beyond the Soviet Slot: Race, Indigeneity & Identity." Learn more >

Top U.S Student Producer
Pitt Named Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Students

In the Year of Pitt Global, University of Pittsburgh has been honored as a top producer of Fulbright students for the 2018-2019 academic year. Learn more >

U.S. Ambassador to Moldova Dereck Hogan
Newly Appointed U.S. Ambassador to Moldova Speaks About His Pitt Education

The ambassador credits his Pitt education for helping him to be global ready. Read the story here >

UCIS This Week

Tuesday, March 19

Faculty Networking Opportunity: The Global Salon
Time:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Presenter:
The Year of Pitt Global Research Initiatives Subcommittee
Location:
William Pitt Union, Lower Lounge
State owned enterprises in Latin America: old problems, new solutions
Time:
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Presenter:
Aldo Musacchio
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
How to Write Hidden Histories of Migration with Bande Dessinee
Time:
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Location:
CL501
Russian Tutoring with Katya Kovaleva
Time:
1:30 pm
Location:
Hillman Library, Room 201D
Short Film & Book Launch
Time:
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Location:
Presentation Room, Alumni Hall
Economic Human Rights: It's Time for a New Social Contract
Time:
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Presenter:
Cathy Albisa
Location:
Homewood Community Engagement Center, 622 N Homewood Ave

Wednesday, March 20

Our Place in Changing Cities:
A Conversation with the Leaders of University of Pittsburgh and Newcastle University, UK
Time:
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Presenter:
Chancellor Patrick Gallagher in conversation with the leader of Newcastle University (UK), Vice Chancellor Chris Day
Location:
University Club, Ballroom A
Nazi Antisemitism: Racial Theory, Bystandership, and Genocide
Time:
12:00 pm to 12:50 pm
Presenter:
Lauren Bairnsfather
Location:
1502 Posvar Hall
Redefining the American Social Contract: From Social Exclusion to Equity and Rights
Time:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Presenter:
Cathy Albisa
Location:
109 Barco Law Building
The Silk Road on Screen: The Adopted Son
Time:
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Location:
Hillman Library, First Floor - Latin American Lecture Room
Public Interview with Jessica Oublie and Marie-Ange Rousseau
Time:
4:00 pm
Location:
WPU Dining Room A

Thursday, March 21

Laborer, Citizen and Neighbor: Comparing Subjectivity in Pittsburgh and Berlin
Student BPHIL/IAS Global Studies Defense
Time:
11:00 am
Presenter:
Fiona Eichinger
Location:
3307 Posvar
Traveling for the State: Dunhuang Envoys on the Silk Road (850-1000)
Silk Roads Rising Guest Speaker Series
Time:
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Presenter:
Xin Wen
Location:
Hillman Library, First Floor - Thornburgh Room
Global Issues Through Literature: Instant City
Time:
4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Presenter:
Michael-Ann Cerniglia
Location:
4130 Posvar
FACES OF WO/MEN Film Screen: Border
Time:
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Location:
McConomy Auditorium, CMU

Thursday, March 21 to Friday, March 22

Eastern European, Balkan, and Middle Eastern Female Artists
Finding Their Own Voices in Writing, Cinema, and Art
Time:
5:30 pm to 11:30 am
Location:
Varies

Friday, March 22 to Saturday, March 23

Migrations of Culture
An Undergraduate Conference in Modern Languages
Time:
(All day)
Presenter:
Dr. Katelyn Knox, Asst. Professor of French at the University of Central Arkansas
Location:
University of Pittsburgh
International Symposium: Deexceptionalizing Displacement? Rethinking Citizenship and Mobility
Time:
(All day)
Location:
University of Pittsburgh
De-exceptionalizing Displacement?
Rethinking Citizenship and Mobility
Time:
9:30 am to 3:30 pm
Presenter:
Heath Cabot

Friday, March 22

Maroon Queen, Mother of the Nation, & ‘Science Woman’: Using the Physical, Social and Metaphysical Sciences to Interrogate the History of Queen Nanny of the Jamaican Maroons
Time:
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Harcourt Fuller
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
Migrations of Cultures Keynote Lecture
Time:
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Presenter:
Katelyn Knox (U of Central Arkansas)
FACES OF WO/MEN Film Screening: My Friend the Polish Girl
Time:
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Location:
McConomy Auditorium, CMU

Friday, March 22 to Sunday, March 24

Transforming Cities: Global Cities Mini Course
Time:
5:00 pm to 12:00 pm
Location:
100 Porter Hall, Carnegie Mellon University

Saturday, March 23

2019 Islamic Studies Research Symposium: Identity, Culture and Contact Across the Islamic World
Time:
(All day)
Location:
Slippery Rock University
FACES OF WO/MEN Film Screening: Sofia
Time:
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Location:
McConomy Auditorium, CMU
FACES OF WO/MEN Film Screening: Another Day of Life
Time:
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Location:
McConomy Auditorium, CMU

Sunday, March 24

FACES OF WO/MEN Film Screening: Rafiki
Time:
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location:
McConomy Auditorium, CMU
FACES OF WO/MEN Film Screening: What is Democracy?
Time:
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Location:
City of Asylum

Monday, March 25

Roadmap to Model African Union
Time:
(All day)
International Day of Remembrance of Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade: Meditations on Historical Truth-Telling
Time:
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Location:
330 (African Heritage Room) Cathedral of Learning
Critical Research on Africa Series
Citizenship Crises Among Second and Third Generation Fulanis' in Ghana
Time:
1:00 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Mary B. Setrana
Location:
4130 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Peace Corps Application Workshop
Time:
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Presenter:
Kaitlin Powers
Russian Conversation Table
Time:
6:15 pm
Location:
Hillman Library, Room 201D

Tuesday, March 26

After Suburbia: Research and Action in the Suburban Century
Time:
12:00 pm
Presenter:
Roger Kreil
Location:
4130 Posvar
Russian Tutoring with Katya Kovaleva
Time:
1:30 pm
Location:
Hillman Library, Room 201D
Global Migration and Labor Activism: Perspectives from Asia and Latin America
Time:
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Presenter:
Eni Lestari, Natividad Obeso

News

“For us at UCIS, we think about diversity of background, diversity of thought and the development of an inclusive environment" - Dr. Belkys Torres Learn More »
Dereck Hogan, Pitt alum and U.S. Ambassador to Moldova, had kind words about his education at Pitt. Learn More »

ucis by the Numbers

3

The University of Pittsburgh is home to three federally funded international studies centers under Title VI of the Department of Education. 

2,104

Pitt Students participated in an experience abroad in 2017-18. 

155

International studies certificates conferred in 2017-18.