News and Events

Mar04

City of Asylum  @ Alphabet City

40 W North Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15212 

| Monday, March 4, 2019 - 7:00pm
Jeanne Marie Laskas: To Obama at City of Asylum

Event with Pitt Professor Jeanne Marie Laskas, author of To Obama: With Love, Joy, Anger, and Hope

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Feb13

English Department, 501 Cathedral of Learning 

| Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 6:00pm
Gabriel Gudding: "Literature for nonhumans" Reading and Q&A

Gabriel Gudding will read from his recent book Literature for Nonhumans. After the reading, there will be a Q&A and a book signing...

Feb25

Digital Scholarship Commons, Hillman Library (Ground Floor) 

| Monday, 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...

Feb21

Cup & Chaucer Cafe Hillman Library 

| Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 12:00pm
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...

Feb19

548 William Pitt Union

| Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 11:00am
Bystander Intervention

This interactive program geared towards staff and faculty will offer participants the opportunity to identify themselves as active bystanders when they observe...

Feb13
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 5:00pm
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...

Mar05

University Art Gallery (UAG) in frick Fine Arts (FFA) 

| Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 4:00pm
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...

Feb22

Humanities Center, Cathedral of Learning 602 

| Friday, February 22, 2019 - 11:00am
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...

Feb15

University Art Gallery (UAG) in Frick Fine Arts (FFA) 

| Friday, February 15, 2019 - 5:00pm
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...

Feb15

Writing Center. 317B O'Hara Student Center 

| Friday, February 15, 2019 - 3:00pm
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....

Feb13

Frick Fine Arts Auditorium 

| Wednesday, 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...

Feb15

602 Cathedral of Learning 

| Friday, February 15, 2019 - 12:00pm
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...

Feb14

501 Cathedral of Learning 

| Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 4:00pm
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...

Mar01

Cathedral of Learning 501

| Friday, March 1, 2019 - 10:00am
Composition Assessment
Feb22

Cathedral of Learning 501

| Friday, February 22, 2019 - 10:00am
Composition Assessment Norming Session

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