Past Events

Taste of East Africa
Friday, November 18, 2016 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
WPU Ballroom

Experience a "Taste of East Africa," presented by the Swahili Student Association. 

This Is What We Will Build When We Get Our Reparations
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 6:30pm
City of Asylum at Alphabet City, 40 W. North Avenue

A community workshop with architect Mitch McEwen, presented as part of "Why Does Black Art Matter Now?"

Speculative Design Propositions in response to Robin Coste Lewis’s Voyage of the Sable Venus
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 3:00pm
501 Cathedral of Learning

Featuring architects Imani Day, Mario Gooden, and Mitch McEwen and poet Robin Coste Lewis. Presented as part of "Why Does Black Art Matter Now?"

Lorna Simpson and Robin Coste Lewis
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 7:00pm
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

A reading and lecture with visual artist Lorna Simpson and poet Robin Coste Lewis, followed by a moderated discussion, presented as part of "Why Does Black Art Matter Now?"

What's Race Got To Do With It Retreat
Friday, December 2, 2016 - 3:00pm to Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 5:00pm
Seven Springs Mountain Resort

What's Race Got To Do With It is a nationally recognized program that brings students together to explore and discuss race, identity, and how to work towards building a more inclusive environment on campus. Hosted by the Division of Student Affairs and Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

Michael McDevitt Presentation & Mask Workshop
Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 12:00pm
1601 Cathedral of Learning

A hands-on workshop and presentation on using common materials for constructing masks and puppets with Michael McDevitt, the visual artist who created the puppets and masks seen in the play "Aglaonike's Tiger."

Pop!Asia Showcase
Sunday, December 4, 2016 -
4:30pm to 7:30pm
O'Hara Student Center Ballroom

This showcase will celebrate Asian culture through K-Pop and C-Pop cover performances. Presented by FRESA (Fresh Entertainment by Student Artists). 

Interdisciplinary Latino Research Initiative Networking Meeting
Monday, December 5, 2016 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Parran Hall, Room 4128

The second fall networking meeting of the Interdisciplinary Latino Research Initiative (ILRI). Camilo Ruiz will present the advances in OjO Latino, a Photovoice project about Latino identity. Public feedback and persectives are welcome and encouraged.

James Huguley: “Just Discipline and the School to Prison Pipeline in Greater Pittsburgh: Local Challenges and Promising Solutions"
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
2017 Cathedral of Learning

A lecture by James Huguley, Assistant Professor of the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Social Work. Presented as part of the Center on Race & Social Problems' 2016 Fall Speakers Series.

Holiday Cultural Traditions
Thursday, December 8, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
WPU Ballroom

Learn about cultural traditions from Nationality Room representatives including Africa, Asia, Europe, and Scandinavia. Presented by the Staff Association Council.