Events

February 25, 2019 - 6:30pm
Ferguson Voices: A Hands-On Community Writing Workshop

Join poet-artists Saretta Morgan and Bekezela Mguni for a generative writing/creating workshop in conversatino with the exhibit Ferguson Voices: Disrupting the... View >

February 21, 2019 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Literature Over Lunch with Cameron Barnett

Cameron Barnett's poetry collection, The Drowning Boy's Guide to Water (winner of the 2017 Rising Writer Contest), explores the complexity of race and the body for a... View >

February 19, 2019 -
11:00am to 12:30pm
Bystander Intervention

This interactive program geared towards staff and faculty will offer participants the opportunity to identify themselves as active bystanders when they observe others in distressing situations.... View >

February 13, 2019 -
5:00pm to 8:00pm
Africans in India: Closing Reception & Film

Africans in India: From Slaves to Generals and Rulers 

Closing Reception 5-6pm

Film: From Africa to India: Sidi Music from the Indian Ocean Diaspora and Q&A with... View >

March 5, 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
Africans in India: Gallery Conversation

Africans in India: From Slaves to Generals and Rulers 

Gallery conversation, Department of History of Art & Architecture. Mobility and Exchange Constellation Event

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February 22, 2019 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
Africans in India: Symposium on African Diasporas in the Indian Ocean

Africans in India: From Slaves to Generals and Rulers

Scheduled Speakers: 

11-12:30 Dwight A. Carey

1:30-3:15 Roundtable with Yolanda Covington-Ward, Ronald Judy, Idrissou... View >

February 15, 2019 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Africans in India: Exhibition Opening Reception

Africans in India: From Slaves to Generals and Rulers

Exhibition Opening Reception. 

Introduction by Kenneth X. Robbins, Omar H. Ali, Jazmin Graves 

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February 15, 2019 -
3:00pm to 5:30pm
Writers' Cafe: Constructing Scenes (Tim Maddocks, Gabrielle Pastorek, Tyler McAndrew)

As writers, we strive to craft engaging and compelling scenes, always looking for ways to bring our characters to life and to navigate conflict in our stories. Join us as we practice a series of... View >

February 13, 2019 - 7:00pm
The Devil's Doorway Screening

The Devil's Doorway Screening 

Followed by Q&A with Director Aislinn Clarke

Sponsored by the Film and Media Studies Program, the Year of Pitt Global, the... View >

February 15, 2019 -
12:00pm to 3:00pm
Preparing for Leadership Roles in WAC and Writing Centers

Dr. Bradley Hughes Writing Center Director and Writing Across the Curriculumn Director, University of Wisconsin- Madison 

This interactive workshop will help participants... View >

February 14, 2019 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
What Learning Communities Can and Can't Teach Faculty about Writing Across the Curriculum

Dr. Bradley Hughes Writing Center Director and Writing Across the Curriculum Director, University of Wisconsin-Madison 

Based on a study of faculty participating in a... View >

March 1, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:30pm
Composition Assessment View >
February 22, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Composition Assessment Norming Session View >
April 7, 2019 - 5:00pm
Toi Derricotte Book Launch

Acclaimed poet, Cave Canem Co-Founder and Pitt Professor Emerita Toi Derricotte celebrates the launch of her new book, “I”: New and Selected Poems, co-sponsored by City... View >

March 21, 2019 - 7:00pm
Claudia Rankine and Carrie Mae Seems

Reading, lecture and conversation with two MacArthur winners, poet Claudia Rankine and visual artist Carrie Mae Weems, co-sponsored by Pittsburgh Arts &... View >

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