Mar 2019

22 Jan 2019

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Reading Across Cultures--Diverse Books for the 7 – 12 Grade Classroom

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 7:00pm to Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 8:00pm

Once a month, the World Area Book Awards (Américas Award, Africana Book Award, Freeman Book Award, Middle East Book Award, and the South Asia Book Award) will sponsor a 60 minute webinar on a book recognized by one of the awards.

31 Jan 2019

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Silk Roads Rising -- Globalization and Exchange from the 10th Century to the Present

Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 3:00pm to Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 4:30pm
Hillman Library, Thornburgh Room,
Sponsored By: 
ULS

A spekaer series in conjunction with the University Library System (ULS) exhibit "Travelers Along the Silk Roads: 10th Century to the Present" located on the ground and second floors of Hillman Library. Free & open to the public.

Speakers Series Schedule:

Jan 31st: Traveling for the State: Dunhuang Envoys on the Silk Road (850-1000)
Speaker: Xin Wen
Assistant Professor , East Asian Studies adn History,
Princeton University

15 Feb 2019

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Africans in India -- From Slaves to General Rulers

Friday, February 15, 2019 - 4:00pm to Monday, March 18, 2019 - 8:00pm
Frick Fine Art Building Room 125
Sponsored By: 
University of Pittsburgh

Friday, Feburary 15
Exhibition Opening Reception, University Art Gallery (UAG) in Frick Fine Arts (FFA) Introduction by Kenneth X. Robbins, Omar H. Ali, Jazmin Graves | FFA 125, 4pm Exhibition opening | UAG, 5-7pm

Friday, February 22
Symposium on African Diasporas in the Indian Ocean | Humanities Center, Cathedral of Learning 602, 11am-5pm
11am-12:30pm Dwight A. Carey
1:30-3:15pm Roundtable with Yolanda Covington-Ward, RA Judy,
Idrissou Mora-Kpai, Imani Owens, Nico Slate 3:30-5:00pm Indrani Chatterjee

22 Mar 2019

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We Are All Related Exhibition

Friday, March 22, 2019 (All day)
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s 937 Gallery, Liberty Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA – As the divide in our world, our nation, and even in our city continues to grow deeper, Pittsburgh photographer Andrea London presents compelling messages of relatedness and connectivity in her new exhibition, We Are All Related.

We Are All Related is a multimedia exhibition that celebrates the commonalities we all share. London pairs her striking black and white portraits of Western Pennsylvania residents with subjects’ stories, including text narratives and audiovisual recordings.

Contact: 
Maggie Graham hello@meetmaggie.com

23 Mar 2019

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Student Research Symposium: Identity, Culture and Contact Across the Islamic World

Saturday, March 23, 2019 - 8:30am to 2:30pm
Slipper Rock University, Slippery Rock, PA
Sponsored By: 
Slippery Rock University, Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies

Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to present their research at the CERIS Research Symposium on March 23, 2019 at Slippery Rock. A broad range of topics are accepted If you think a paper you are writing or a project completed (visual arts, poetry, etc) may qualify but aren’t sure, please email Elaine Linn at eel58@pitt.edu.

Abstract deadline March 1, 2019
Papers are due March 15, 2019
Symposium Day, March 23,2019 at Slippery Rock University

Contact: 
Elaine Linn eel58@pitt.edu

28 Mar 2019

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Book Discussion: The Butterfly Mosque: A Young Woman's Journey to Love and Islam

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Penn Highlands Community College
Sponsored By: 
Penn Highlands Community College, Georgetown University and the Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies

Penn Highlands will host a community book discussion on The Butterfly Mosque: A Young American Woman's Journey to Love and Islam. Books are available at local library's throughout Cambria Country. Register to to attend at www.pennhighlands.edu, under events

Dr. Susan Douglass, Education Outreach Coordinator, Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, Georgetown University will lead the discussion.

Refreshments served.

Contact: 
bzabor@pennhighlands.edu