Jan 2015

22 Jan 2015


The Story of an Afghan Family: Survival in a Country Crippled by Civil War

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 8:00am to 9:30am
Rivers Club, One Oxford Center, 301 Grant St., Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

Qais Akbar Omar
Author of A Fort of Nine Towers and Goodwill Envoy for the Initiative to Educate Afghan Women

Call 412-281-7970 or email welcome@worldpittsburgh.org

29 Jan 2015


"Omar" Movie Screening- Pitt Arabic Club

Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 8:45pm to 11:00pm
Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Avenue, Room 306

Pitt's Arabic and Culture Club is showing showing "Omar" a 2013 Palestinian film that received a Jury Award at Cannes Film Festival, was nominated for an Oscar, and was even screened by the UN in New York. It is directed by Hany Abu-Assad, the same director as "Paradise Now."


31 Jan 2015


Muslim Student Association Cultural Fair: Halal-a-palooza

Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm
William Pitt Union Ballroom
Sponsored By: 
Pitt MSA

We are having a cultural night on Saturday January 31st from 8pm to 11pm in WPU ballroom. We would love if you would join us! There are about a billion Muslims around the world. To show how diverse Islam is we are having this cultural fair. There will be booths with food, clothing, music and languages from different cultures. We have about 16 different countries represented with a handful of Arab countries. Students will set up booths displaying their homelands--from Russia to Sudan! So please join us in an Around-the-World in 30 Minutes night!