Past Events

Apr
05
Women in Quantum Science and Engineering Lecture Series
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 11:00am
102 Benedum Hall

The Pittsburgh Quantum Institute presents Nicole Benedek of Cornell University.

Apr
05
History Happened Here: Heritage Tourism and Modernist Renewal in Postwar Pittsburgh
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 4:00pm
Humanities Center, 602 Cathedral of Learning

A lecture by Aaron Cowan, Associate Professor of History at Slippery Rock University and Coordinator of the Stone House Center for Public Humanities.

Apr
05
Paying the Price: College Costs, Financial Aid and the Betrayal of the American Dream
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 -
4:30pm to 6:30pm
WPU Lower Lounge

Sara Goldrick-Rab, leading scholar-activist on college affordability, will discuss the findings of her research. A student panel will share their reactions and experiences financing their college educations. Free and open to the public.

Apr
05
"The Muslims Are Coming" Screening
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 7:00pm
Ferguson Theater, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg

A screening and Q&A with the documentary's filmmakers. "The Muslims Are Coming" follows a group of Muslim-American comedians as they perform in small towns across the United States. 

Apr
05
Sites of Memory: A Language for Grieving
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

Sites of Memory: A Language for Grieving will feature the internationally acclaimed poet M. NourbeSe Philip; Sonya Posmentier, Assistant Professor of English at NYU; and Ibrahima Seck, academic director of the Whitney Plantation, a “site of memory” focused on the lives of the enslaved people who lived and worked there.

Apr
05
Baltimore
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 8:00pm
Henry Heymann Theatre

"Baltimore" tackles the complexities of racism in America from the perspective of eight different college students, presented by University of Pittsburgh Stages. 

Apr
06
In Conversation With Industry - Dr. Kristen Warner
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 5:00pm
Cathedral of Learning, Room 501

Dr. Kristen Warner (University of Alabama) will present her talk "Bonnie Bennett and Iris West: Case Studies on the Pitfalls of Colorblind Casting," which explores the overlaps of critical race studies with industry in "The Flash" and "Vampire Diaries."

Apr
06
In Conversation With Industry Insider Kay Oyegun
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 6:30pm
Cathedral of Learning, Room 501

University of Pittsburgh English alum Kay Oyegun has served as an executive at ABC, created the web series "First Gen" about being Nigerian-American, and written for OWN network’s "Queen Sugar".

Apr
06
Baltimore
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 8:00pm
Henry Heymann Theatre

"Baltimore" tackles the complexities of racism in America from the perspective of eight different college students, presented by University of Pittsburgh Stages. 

Apr
07
Diversity and Multiculturalism Beyond the US
Friday, April 7, 2017 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
270 Mervis Hall - Colloquium Room

Student and alumni panelists will explore issues such as whether diverse teams (for university experience-based learning projects and in the workplace) perform better, what expectations and understandings international students hold concerning diversity in the U.S., as well as how studying and working with diverse students and colleagues enriches the “non- diverse” population. Followed by a networking reception.

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