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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 >

International Career Toolkit Series
International Career Toolkit Series

The University Center for International Studies (UCIS) International Career Toolkit Series is a unique chance for students to explore how they can utilize resources at the University of Pittsburgh to internationalize their future. 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

Friday, November 8

ADDverse+Poesia Presents: Cristiane Sobral
Time:
6:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub

Sunday, November 10

Polish Fest
Time:
12:00 pm
Location:
Cathedral of Learning Commons Room

Monday, November 11

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, November 12

Conversations on Europe: Migration in the Mediterranean: A Historical Perspective
Time:
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Location:
4217 Posvar Hall
History of Art & Architecture/Architectural Studies Spring 2020 Courses & Programs Info Session
Time:
12:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
German Club Conversation Table
Time:
6:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Global Citizens Lab
Time:
9:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub

Wednesday, November 13

Nationality Rooms Summer Study Abroad Information Session
Time:
10:00 am
Presenter:
Cristina Lagnese/Sage Levy
Location:
Cathedral of Learning 337
Pitt in/Global Business Institute Buenos Aires
Time:
12:00 pm
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
Mapping Ancient Texts: Digital Visualizations in Classics Teaching and Research
Global and the Classic Lecture Series
Time:
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Presenter:
Micah Myers, Associate Professor of Classics at Kenyon College
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
Film Screening: The Vision of Wangari Maathai
Time:
5:00 pm
Location:
The Global Hub, First Floor Posvar Hall
Polish Conversation Table and Tutoring
Time:
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Presenter:
Alex Kruszewski
Location:
Hillman Library

Thursday, November 14

Institute for International Studies in Education Symposium Series
Legal Education of College Students and China / Trends in International Higher Education Students Studying Abroad in China
Time:
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Presenter:
Weizhong Cai and Bao Fang
Location:
4318 Posvar Hall
Panoramas Round: The Use of Democracy as a Justification for Anti-Democratic Actions: How the Nature of Powerful Authoritarian Governments have Changed Over Time
Time:
4:00 pm
Location:
4219 Wesley W. Posvar Hall
The Visibility of Perception. On the Experience of Urban Environments
Humanizing The Global, Globalizing the Human: Invisibility Lecture Series
Time:
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Presenter:
Andrea Mubi Brighenti, Aggregate professor of Social Theory and Space & Culture
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
The Visibility of Perception. On the Experience of Urban Environments
Humanizing The Global, Globalizing the Human: Invisibility Lecture Series
Time:
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Presenter:
Andrea Mubi Brighenti, aggregate professor of Social Theory and Space
Location:
4130 Posvar Hall
Japan Speaker Series: Animal Stories
Furukawa Hideo and the Narration of Disaster
Time:
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Presenter:
Doug Slaymaker, Professor, Japan Studies, University of Kentucky
Location:
Alcoa Room, Barco Law Building
Women of the Gulag: Film Screening & Discussion with the Director
Time:
5:30 pm
Presenter:
Marianna Yarovskaya, Director
Location:
Auditorium 125, Frick Fine Arts
Turkish Language Table
Time:
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub
Persian Language Table
Time:
8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Location:
Pitt Global Hub

Friday, November 15

Johnson Institute for Responsible Leadership 2019 Emerging Leader Award
Time:
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Location:
Alcoa Room, Barco Law Building
Conversations with Alumni: Waseem Mardini '08
Project Manager, KnowTheChain
Time:
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Presenter:
Waseem Mardini '08
Location:
4217 Posvar Hall
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
Critical Research on Africa: The Role of Non-kin in Providing Elder Care: A Forgotten History in Ghana
Time:
3:00 pm
Presenter:
Dr. Cati Coe, Rutgers University
Location:
3703 WWPH
Faculty Workshop with Andrea Mubi Brighenti
Humanizing The Global, Globalizing the Human: Invisibility Lecture Series
Time:
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Presenter:
Andrea Mubi Brighenti, aggregate professor of Social Theory and Space & Culture
Location:
4217 Posvar Hall

Saturday, November 16

Balmoral Classic Bagpiping Competition
Time:
8:30 am
Presenter:
Scottish Room
Location:
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

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.