News and Events

Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 1:30pm
James Noel Poetry Workshop

Presented by The Department of French and Italian 


Humanities Center, Cathedral of Learning 602

| Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 12:30pm
Colloquium: The Literary Construction of Cosmopolitan Identities

This essay begins with a critique of several arguments against the possibility of cosmopolitan thought and practice, and therefore, of a “cosmopolitan identity...


Humanities Center, Cathedral of Learning 601

| Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 4:00pm
"Toward a Global South Aesthetics with Special Reference to Peter Carey's Fiction" Lecture

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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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...


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...


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...


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...

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...


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...


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...


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...


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....


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...


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