Jan 2017

12 Jan 2017

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The Silk Road: A Very Short Introduction, Reading and Discussion with the Author

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
4217 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Asian Studies Center and Center for Russian and East European Studies

Come join James Milward, Professor of History at Georgetown University, for an open discussion about his book "The Silk Road: A Very Short Introduction." Participants will be responsible for acquiring the book themselves.

Contact: 
par85@pitt.edu

12 Jan 2017

pittadmin

Silk Road Journeys of the Eurasian Lute

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium Rm. 125, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Asian Studies Center, Center for Russian and East European Studies and Global Studies Center along with Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies (CERIS)

Georgetown University professor, Dr. James Millward, discusses the ancestors of the guitar, viola, mandolin and other members of the stringed instrument family that hail from Central Eurasia and traveled both east and west along what we call the “Silk Road.” Silk Road interactions involved more than the conveyance of a thing from point A to point B; these conversations laid the shared substratum of old world civilization and continue to resonate today.

Contact: 
crees@pitt.edu

12 Jan 2017

pittadmin

"Silk Road Journeys of the Eurasian Lute"

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 4:00pm
125 Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Asian Studies Center, Center for Russian and East European Studies and Global Studies Center

Georgetown University professor, Dr. James Millward, discusses the ancestors of the guitar, viola, mandolin, and other members of the stringed instrument family that hail from Central Eurasia and traveled both east and west along what we call the "Silk Road." Silk Road interactions involved more than the conveyance of a thing from point A to point B; these conversations laid the shared substratum of old world civilization and continue to resonate today.

Contact: 
crees@pitt.edu

21 Jan 2017

cairpadmin

Know Your Civil Rights & Immigration Rights

Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Islamic Center of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
CAIR Pittsburgh

A presentation by Immigration Attorney Sara Burhan, and Professor of Law Haider Hamoudi to educate you on your civil rights and immigration rights.If you are apprehensive about the new-incoming administration, and the changes that might come along, this presentation will answer your questions.

Contact: 
cair.pittsburgh@gmail.com

26 Jan 2017

pittadmin

Islam in America: A Cultural History

Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
webinar
Sponsored By: 
National Humanities Center

This webinar, conducted by Ellen McLarney, Associate Professor of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at Duke University, will pose the question, “What does it mean to be a Muslim American?” by addressing local and global, national and transnational identities. Through an introduction of a brief history of Islam in America, teachers will gain foundational knowledge necessary for understanding the contemporary cultural life of Muslim Americans. The webinar will then examine civic and religious roles of Muslim Americans as they converge in shared spaces and various community institutions.

Contact: 
etaylor@nationalhumanitiescenter.org

28 Jan 2017

pittadmin

Symposium: Lion Attacking a Dromedary

Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 9:30am
Carnegie Museum of Art Theater
Sponsored By: 
Carnegie Museum of Natural History, University of Pittsburgh's Department of History of Art and Architecture

The symposium commemorates Carnegie Museum of Natural History's reinterpretation and reinstallation of the popular diorama long known as "Arab Courier Attacked by Lions" and now named "Lion Attacking a Dromedary" during the 150-year anniversary of its original display at the 1867 Paris Exposition Universelle.

29 Jan 2017

cairpadmin

Know Your Rights

Sunday, January 29, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Muslim Association of Pittsburgh

Know Your Civil Rights Presentation by Jon Pushinsky, ACLU Pittsburgh Legal Committee Chair.

Contact: 
Zohra Lasania - 412 606 3601