- 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
- Cathedral of Learning Commons Room
Join us to celebrate the East European region through culture, cuisine, and live performances here at Pitt. We will be hosting numerous food vendors, local acts, student/academic organizations, and local diaspora organizations. Take part in the region's traditions! Experience the festive music, delicious cuisines, and traditional dances of Eastern Europe and its surrounding regions.This event is co-hosted by the Nationality Rooms and Intercultural Exchange Programs and the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies! Come and learn about amazing traditions! Enjoy the music and dancing from 12pm-4 pm on Sunday, October 16th in The Cathedral of Learning Commons Room at the University of Pittsburgh!
- 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
- Alumni Hall, Connolly Ballroom
- NRIEP & CLAS Staff
- 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
- Global Hub Posvar Hall | 230 S Bouquet St | Pittsburgh, PA 15213
During this information session, the Nationality Rooms and Intercultural Exchange Programs (NRIEP) and the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) will share details about funding opportunities available to undergraduate and graduate students to study and conduct research in Latin America. Registration Link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfK4TnHVAI8YMaU-vZN_OBKdAIzobGZ...
- Welsh, Scottish, and Irish Nationality Rooms
- 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
- University of Pittsburgh's Frick Fine Arts Building
Celtic Culture Celebration! Join us as we showcase unique aspects of the Welsh, Scottish, and Irish cultures. Enjoy a presentation of each room and videos of each culture's history, art, music, poetry, dance, and more! Out of the Classroom Curriculum Credit (OCC) is offered for student attendees who register. This event will also have a live stream option for individuals to participate virtually if they are unable to attend in-person.
- NRIEP & CLAS Staff
- 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
- Pitt Global Hub Wesley W. Posvar Hall | 230 S. Bouquet Street | Pittsburgh, PA 15260
During this information session, the Nationality Rooms and Intercultural Exchange Programs (NRIEP) and the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS) will share details about funding opportunities available to undergraduate and graduate students to study and conduct research in Latin America. Registration Link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfK4
- Mira Nakashima
- 1:30 pm
- Cathedral of Learning, CL 324
Mira Nakashima is the daughter of the acclaimed architect, furniture designer, and craftsman George Nakashima. She will speak about her father's legacy and how his cultural ties to Japan affected his method of design in both furniture and architecture. Mira Nakashima is President and Creative Director of George Nakashima Woodworkers, who produce one-of-a-kind, hand-crafted, made-to-order furniture at their workshop in New Hope, Pennsylvania. Registration must occur in advance https://pitt.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_d4GeVKVaVHRzbF4