University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh

Asian Studies Center, Contact: Shashank Srivastava, shashank.srivastava@pitt.edu
www.ucis.pitt.edu/asc

Center for Russian and East European Studies. Contact: Zsuzsanna Magdo, zsuzsannamagdo@pitt.edu
ucis.pitt.edu/crees

16 Nov 2019

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Few of a Kind Presents: Taboo Topics

Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Few of a Kind Store, 4741 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Few of a Kind Store

Announced by University of Pittsburgh

Join us to discuss: Taboo Topics for Muslims

Saturday, November 16th, 2019
2:00pm to 3:00pm

Few of a Kind Store
www.fewofakindstore.com
4741 Liberty Ave
fewofakindstore@gmail.com
Hours (Tuesday-Saturday): 10am-5pm

Contact: 
fewofakindstore@gmail.com

12 Nov 2019

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Experimental art space in Tehran has been recreated in Pittsburgh

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 (All day) to Friday, November 29, 2019 (All day)
The Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, PA

Announced by University of Pittsburgh
Article from The Art Newspaper, written by Gabrielle Angeleti

Image: Sohrab Kashani's Sazmanab in Tehran, Siavash Naghshbandi

Two artists began a collaborative project after one was denied a visa to enter the US under Donald Trump's travel ban.

01 Dec 2019

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Deadlines for Professional Development Funding for K-12 Educators

Sunday, December 1, 2019 (All day)
Bahrain, Middle Eastern Nations

Announced by University of Pittsburgh

Bilateral US-Arab Chamber’s annual Teachers Educating Across Cultures in Harmony (TEACH) Fellowship program. You would travel to Bahrain for a week in March (probably March 7-13). For more information, go to: http://www.cvent.com/events/2020-teach-bahrain-fellowship/event-summary-... Deadline to apply: Dec. 13.

14 Nov 2019

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Informational Webinar for Schools to Receive Chinese or Arabic Teacher

Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 4:00pm
Webinar, https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_JhSEA58FSFOsaQJJZYzXrQ
Sponsored By: 
US Department of State, Teachers of Critical Languages Program (TCLP)

The US Department of State is offering full funding for schools wanting to start or grow a Chinese or Arabic language program by sending you a Chinese, Egyptian, or Moroccan teacher through the Teachers of Critical Languages Program (TCLP) - https://www.americancouncils.org/programs/teachers-critical-languages-pr.... The deadline to apply is Jan. 27, 2020, but it will take a long time to get the approvals and for your school to write the application.

Contact: 
https://www.americancouncils.org/programs/teachers-critical-languages-program

Program on Law and Society in the Muslim World, Harvard Law School

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 (All day)
Harvard Law School

Announced by University of Pittsburgh

Program on Law and Society in the Muslim World, Harvard Law School

Visiting Fellowships 2020–2021
Applications due January 15, 2020

09 Nov 2019

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Muslim Read

Saturday, November 9, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
AN-NUR Islamic Center, 1017 Center Ave, Wilkinsburg, PA 15221
Sponsored By: 
Muslim Women’s Assoc. of Pittsburgh (MWAP)

Announced by University of Pittsburgh

MUSLIM READ ~ November 9, 2019 ~ 2 pm – 3:30 pm
AN-NUR Islamic Center, 1017 Center Ave, Wilkinsburg, PA 15221

FEATURING readings by Sarahjameela Martin:
- ISLAM IN BELTZHOOVER
- LIFE AND WORK OF SATI MAJED
- Q&A IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING

Excerpts from forthcoming book: Pittsburgh’s African American Muslims, 1900-1979

DONATIONS ACCEPTED // Free Event

SPONSOR: Muslim Women’s Assoc. of Pittsburgh (MWAP)
An-Nur Islamic Center(host)

19 Nov 2019

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Film showing & discussion: Laila’s Birthday

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 7:00pm
Sixth Presbyterian Church 1688 Murray Ave (Squirrel Hill)
Sponsored By: 
Pittsburgh Chapter of Friends of Sabeel North America (FOSNA)

Announced by University of Pittsburgh

Film showing & discussion: Laila’s Birthday

Pittsburgh Stands with Kashmir

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
The Global Switchboard 305 34th Street, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Sponsored By: 
The Global Switchboard

Announced by University of Pittsburgh

Stand on the side of justice and join our global movement to Stand with Kashmir! We invite you to stand up for the human rights of the people of Kashmir. To show our solidarity with Kashmiris, we will be holding an event to educate and inspire the Pittsburgh community to learn more and take action.

Looking Out From Gujarat: The Local and the Cosmopolitan in South Asia's Eighteenth Century

Friday, November 8, 2019 - 4:30pm
602 Cathedral of Learning, Humanities Center
Sponsored By: 
Department of History, Early Modern Worlds Initiative, Humanities Center, Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences, and the South Asia Initiative

Looking Out From Gujarat: The Local and the Cosmopolitan in South Asia's Eighteenth Century
A Keynote Address by Samira Sheikh, Vanderbilt University

Coveners:
James Pickett, Department of History, University of Pittsburgh
Nick Abbott, Department of History, Old Dominion University

Contact: 
James Pickett, pickettj@pitt.edu

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