University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh

Asian Studies Center, Contact: Shashank Srivastava, shashank.srivastava@pitt.edu
www.ucis.pitt.edu/asc

Center for Russian and East European Studies. Contact: Zsuzsanna Magdo, zsuzsannamagdo@pitt.edu
ucis.pitt.edu/crees

01 Feb 2023

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Ask The Imam

Wednesday, February 1, 2023 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm
Muslim Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, Virtual
Sponsored By: 
Muslim Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

In this episode of "Ask The Imam" series, Imam Abdul Aziz Suraqah will address the following questions:

What supplications can one make when gravely ill?
How do we interact with transgenders in light of Islamic laws governing gender interactions?
Is it permissible to wish others 'Merry Christmas'?
What are the Islamic guidelines for writing a will?
Join us tomorrow at MCCGP to pray Isha in congregation. The program begins right after Isha.

09 Feb 2023

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Revisiting Egypt’s Revolution and Counterrevolution

Thursday, February 9, 2023 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Sponsored By: 
CCAS

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

CCAS is hosting Dr. Mona El-Ghobashy, author of the critically acclaimed book Bread and Freedom: Egypt’s Revolutionary Situation (Stanford University Press) and Dr. Atef Said, author of the forthcoming book Revolution Squared: Tahrir, Political Possibilities and Counter-Revolution in Egypt (Duke University Press). This event is hybrid and will be held in person at the Intercultural Center (ICC) CCAS Boardroom and on Zoom. Register here.

30 Jan 2023

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Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian: Occupation of the Senses: The Prosthetic and Aesthetic of State Terror

Monday, January 30, 2023 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Sponsored By: 
CCAS and American University

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

CCAS is pleased to collaborate with the American University for hosting a virtual talk with Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian.

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Hamline University: Islamophobia vs Academic Freedom |Prof Fired over Prophet Art tells her story

Posted by the University of Pittsburgh:

Hamline University: Islamophobia vs Academic Freedom |Prof Fired over Prophet Art tells her story
https://youtu.be/sS1d0QJKI-U

Panelists
Dr. Erika Lopez Prater
Dr. Christiane Gruber
Mr. Salam Al-Marayati
Dr. Hyder Khan

24 Mar 2023

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Infidelities: A conference about new directions in the study of Armenian memory, culture, and displacement

Friday, March 24, 2023 (All day) to Sunday, March 26, 2023 (All day)
4017 Walnut St Philadelphia, PA 19104
Sponsored By: 
University of Pennsylvania, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and Freie Universität Berlin

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

Slought is pleased to announce the revival of Infidelities, a conference about new directions in the study of Armenian history, memory, culture and displacement across West Asia and the Middle East to the Americas and back, from March 24 through March 26, 2023. The program is presented in partnership with scholars and programs at the University of Pennsylvania, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and Freie Universität Berlin.

22 Feb 2023

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Perpetual War and Permanent Unrest: A Reckoning

Wednesday, February 22, 2023 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
4130 Posvar Hall and Zoom

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

Dr. Sohail Daulatzai, Professor of Film and Media Studies, African American Studies, and Global Middle East Studies, University of California Irvine

15 Feb 2023

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THE SPOOK WHO SAT BY THE DOOR (1973) FILM SCREENING

Wednesday, February 15, 2023 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

Introduction by Prof. Liz Reich, Film Studies
“The Spook Who Sat by the Door” is based on the novel by Sam Greenlee and tells the fictional story of Dan Freeman, the first Black CIA officer. The film, directed by Ivan Dixon, follows Freeman through his training in the Central Intelligence Agency, and his eventual role as the leader of a paramilitary group engaged in armed resistance against institutionalized racism.

08 Feb 2023

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THE BATTLE OF ALGIERS (1966) FILM SCREENING

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

Introduced by Prof. David Pettersen, Film Studies

Co-written and directed by Gillo Pontecorvo, The Battle of Algiers (1966) is an Italian-Algerian war film that provides an emotionally devastating account of the anticolonial struggle of the Algerian people and a brutally candid exposé of the French colonial mindset.

25 Jan 2023

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The Bridge to Nowhere and the Central Memorial at Zepa, an Island in a Bosnian Archipelago

Wednesday, January 25, 2023 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
4130 Posvar Hall
Sponsored By: 
Center for Russian, Eastern European and Eurasian Studies

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