Our Past Activities

Friday, March 16, 2018
The Euro Challenge is a nation-wide educational competition for 9th and 10th grade students to learn about the European Union and the euro. Groups of three to five students create a presentation to...
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
The High School Moot International Criminal Court (ICC) Competition is designed to introduce high school students to the work of the ICC and how important international human rights issues are dealt...
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
This reading group designed for K-12 educators to learn and use new texts in the classroom, will try to understand the role of literature as document, commentator, and critic of restrictive regimes....
Saturday, March 3, 2018
French Immersion workshops offer area secondary school French teachers an opportunity to maintain or improve their language skills, to develop a deeper understanding of French culture and its global...
Friday, March 2, 2018
The annual Japanese High School Speech Contest is a collaboration between the Asian Studies Center and the Japan America Society of Pennsylvania. The contest features a poster contest and four levels...
Saturday, February 24, 2018
Join us at the University of Pittsburgh for the Teach Africa workshop on integrating African Studies into your classroom. There will be multiple break- out sessions with themes from gender, race...
Friday, December 8, 2017
An annual event that gives students a chance to learn about the workings of the European Union through preparation for and participation in a hands-on daylong simulation.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
This year's theme is "Classroom Connections," and the keynote speaker is Prof. Richard Donato. Teachers are encouraged to submit proposals on innovative pedagogies for the world language classroom.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
This reading group gathers K-12 educators five times during the academic year to learn about and discuss ways of teaching global literature in their classrooms. This year we are partnering with City...