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1989: Year of Revolutions

Plan to attend 1989: Year of Revolutions special events. This series explores the impact and global legacies of the Cold War 30 years after the iron curtain fell. Learn more >

Nationality Rooms Holiday Open House
Nationality Rooms Holiday Open House

Join us Dec. 8 to see the Nationality Rooms decorated in holiday fare. Tour the rooms and learn about each country's holiday traditions, and enjoy international foods, dances and songs. Learn more >

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Nationality Rooms in the New York Times

Pitt's renowned Nationality Rooms get a prominent mention in a New York Times article about what makes an American tradition. Learn more >

The Pitt Global Hub
Pitt Global Hub

The new Pitt Global Hub is a student-centered, university-wide resource, advising, and engagement center that enhances students’ educational experience with an international and global focus. Learn more >

UCIS This Week

Monday, December 2

Stress Free Zone: Tea Tastings
Time:
9:00 am
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Chinese Language Activity
Time:
10:00 am
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Russian Tutoring and Conversation Table
Time:
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Presenter:
Katya Kovaleva
Location:
415 Hillman Library
Russian Tutoring & Language Table
Time:
3:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub

Tuesday, December 3

Stress Free Zone: Tea Tastings
Time:
9:00 am
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Conversations on Europe: Democratic Backsliding - Poland and Hungary
Time:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Location:
4217 Posvar Hall
German Club Conversation Table
Time:
6:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Afro--LatinX Perspectives: Race, Representation, and Society
Student Research Poster Exhibit and Reception
Time:
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Location:
Global Hub

Wednesday, December 4

High School Model European Union
Time:
(All day)
Location:
TBD
Stress Free Zone: Tea Tastings
Time:
9:00 am
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Nationality Rooms Summer Study Abroad Information Session
Time:
10:00 am
Presenter:
Cristina Lagnese/Sage Levy
Location:
Cathedral of Learning 337
Stress Free Zone: Guided Meditation Sessions
Time:
11:00 am
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
German Language Table
Time:
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Brazil Nuts: Bate-Papo
Time:
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Kitsuke Workshop
Time:
4:00 pm
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh
International Engagement Opportunities in Pittsburgh
Time:
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Location:
837 WPU
Who’s Revitalizing Homer?: The Relevance and Risks of Classical Reception Today
Faculty Fellow Lecture Series
Time:
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Donna Zuckerberg, Classics & Author of Not All Dead White Men (2018)
Location:
Cathedral of Learning 501
Polish Conversation Table and Tutoring
Time:
6:15 pm to 7:15 pm
Presenter:
Alex Kruszewski
Location:
329 Cathedral of Learning
Germany and Austria Study Abroad Reunion
Time:
6:30 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub

Thursday, December 5

Stress Free Zone: Tea Tastings
Time:
9:00 am
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Eyewitnesses to History Panel: Remembering 1989 Roundtable
Time:
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location:
540 William Pitt Union (WPU)
"Coup or Revolution? The Case of Bolivia and the Rise of the Evangelical Right"
Time:
4:00 pm
Location:
4217 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
Richard Powers' The Overstory - Four Evenings -- Global Literary Encounters
Four Evenings -- Global Literary Encounters
Time:
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Michael Goodhart, Professor, Political Science; Director, Global Studies Center
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
Turkish Language Table
Time:
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Karl Malden's American Dream
Time:
7:00 pm
Presenter:
Karl Malden
Location:
English Room CL 144
Club Cúla Búla
Time:
9:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub

Friday, December 6

Stress Free Zone: Tea Tastings
Time:
9:00 am
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Modern Greek Language Table
Time:
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian Language Table
Time:
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub, Nook B
Constructing Interculturality, Civilizing Birth: The Limits of Intercultural Health in Peru
Time:
3:00 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Lucia Guerra-Reyes Indiana University, Bloomington- School of Public Health
Location:
Anthropology Lounge, Room 3106

Sunday, December 8

Holiday Open House
Time:
12:00 pm
Location:
Cathedral of Learning Commons Room

Monday, December 9

Stress Free Zone: Tea Tastings
Time:
9:00 am
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Russian Tutoring & Language Table
Time:
3:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub

Tuesday, December 10

Stress Free Zone: Tea Tastings
Time:
9:00 am
Location:
Pitt Global Hub

News

Pitt's Nationality Rooms preserve and celebrate the city's diverse cultural traditions. Learn More »
A historian of eastern Africa, Mari Webel teaches popular courses at Pitt such as Disease and Health in Modern Africa and History of Global Health. Learn More »
Undergraduate and graduate students interested in global opportunities shouldn’t miss the UCIS International Career Toolkit Series.  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.