Center for International Studies

Upcoming Events

25 Aug
Kalnas String Ensemble performing. A cellist, two violinists, a violist.

For the past 150 years, the hills of Pennsylvania have been home to Lithuanian immigrants and their descendants, who settled the region, worked its coal...

16 Sep
How Industrial Engineers, Trauma Surgeons, OB/GYNs, And Social Scientists Can Work Together To Solve Wicked Problems in Africa

As part of the Celebrate Africa event, join the Center for African Studies to hear from Dr. Juan Carlos Puyana, MD, Pitt Professor of Surgery, and Dr. Bopaya...

September 16, 2022 10:00 a.m.
16 Sep
Assisting Legal Education in Africa - The Vis Arbitration Moot

As part of the Celebrate Africa conference, join the Center for African Studies to hear from Professor of Law Ronald Brand and Pitt Law Alum John Paul Putney...

September 16, 2022 11:00 a.m.
16 Sep
Celebrate Africa

Join the Center for African Studies to Celebrate Africa on Friday, September 16th and Saturday, September 17th! On Friday, we will have lectures,...

September 16, 2022 11:00 a.m.
16 Sep
Immersion Into African Social Work: Challenges To The American Perspective

As part of the Celebrate Africa conference, join Professors of Social Work Dr. Tonya Slawinksi, Dr. Toya Jones, and Dr. Yodit Betru as they discuss their...

September 16, 2022 11:00 a.m.
16 Sep
Security in Niger: You Can't Look Forward Without Looking Back

As part of the Celebrate Africa event, join the Center for African Studies to hear from Professor of Nursing Karin Warner as she discusses her experience...

September 16, 2022 11:00 a.m.
16 Sep
Changemakers of Africa and the Diaspora: Alumni Showcase

As part of the Celebrate Africa conference series, hear from Pitt alumni speak about their experiences in African Studies, studying abroad, and how they have...

September 16, 2022 12:00 p.m.
16 Sep
African Peoples' Struggles

This seminar is part of the Celebrate Africa conference series and features Professors Mohammed Bamyeh of Sociology and Ronald Judy of English.

September 16, 2022 1:00 p.m.
16 Sep
Burden of Cancer in Nigeria: Overview of a Low-Resource Setting

As part of the Celebrate Africa conference, Dr. Abimbola Fapohunda will discuss her research and work on cancer in Nigeria.

September 16, 2022 1:00 p.m.
16 Sep
Pitt Opportunities to Study Abroad Or Intern in Africa and Learn How to Get Your Trip Funded

During the Celebrate Africa Event, the Global Experiences and Nationality Rooms Staff will discuss opportunities for study abroad and internships across the...

September 16, 2022 1:00 p.m.
16 Sep
Community Engagement: Gathering at the Well or Under the Village Tree

Dr. Abdesalam Soudi of the Department of Linguistics and Dr. Catherine Koverola of the Center for African Studies will discuss community engagement in the...

September 16, 2022 2:00 p.m.
16 Sep
Documentary Film Screening: Keep Quiet or Die

Aunel Arneth Kimbembe Makaya is a pro-democracy activist, reporter, director and documentary film producer from the Republic of Congo. He directed "Keep...

September 16, 2022 2:00 p.m.
16 Sep
The African Woman: A Closer Look At The Daily Life of a Woman in Egpyt, Sudan, and Somalia

As part of the Celebrate Africa Series, please join Dr. Amani Attia for this discussion of African women in northern and eastern Africa.

September 16, 2022 2:00 p.m.
16 Sep
Gender Equity Programming - What Works - Examples From the African Continent

Dr. Thuy Bui and Dr. Martina Anto-Ocrah, both from the School of Medicine, will share their experiences conducting gender equity programming throughout...

September 16, 2022 3:00 p.m.
16 Sep
Learn Some Phrases in an African Language: Amharic, Swahili, and Arabic

As part of Celebrate Africa, Dr. Filipo Lubua, Dr. Meshesha Make, and Dr. Amani Attia, all from the LInguistics Department at Pitt, will hold an interactive,...

September 16, 2022 3:00 p.m.
16 Sep
The African Immigrant Experience in Pittsburgh: Community Perspectives

Join the Center for African Studies to hear from representatives from various Africa diaspora communities in Pittsburgh as they discuss what it means to be...

September 16, 2022 4:00 p.m.
16 Sep
The Future of Foreign Policy in Africa

Join the Center for African Studies for this Celebrate Africa seminar with History Professor Dr. John Stoner! Dr. Stoner's research has focused on politics...

September 16, 2022 4:00 p.m.
16 Sep
Celebrate Africa Welcome Reception

Join the Center for African Studies for an incredible evening! Our Reception will begin at 5PM. Ceremonial drumming will begin at 5:30PM. A keynote address...

17 Sep
Celebrate Africa Festival

Celebrate Africa culminates in a day-long festival that features a live band, a DJ, a marketplace of African food and craft vendors, and dancing and drum...

September 17, 2022 11:00 a.m.
15 Oct
40th Annual Latin American & Caribbean Festival

The Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Pittsburgh is thrilled to welcome back students, stafff, and the Pittsburgh community for the 40th...

October 15, 2022 2:00 p.m.

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