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19 Oct 2022

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Breaking into Animation: A Conversation with UPF and PIP Animation Studios

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 - 9:00pm to 10:00pm
Virtual
Sponsored By: 
UPF and PIP

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

Unity Productions Foundation (Great Muslim American Road Trip, The Sultan and the Saint) worked with PIP animation studios to make its first animated film, Lamya’s Poem, about A Syrian Refugee Girl who meets Rumi across time and space as they work to find a place of hope and a new home.

PIP has worked on numerous animated series including The Cat in the Hat, Cyberchase, Tom & Jerry and many others. The PIP team will overview various roles in animation and open it up for conversation.

Character Design 

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Blasphemy laws in Islam and in Muslim-majority countries

*Recording of the following webinar*

Featuring:

Professor Sahar Aziz (Moderator)

Speakers:

Prof. Khaled Abou Elfadl
UCLA Law School

Mustafa Akyol
Senior Fellow, Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity, Cato Institute

Prof. Ahmet Kuru
San Diego State University

Dr. Basheer Ahmed
Southwestern Medical School, Dallas TX

Dr. Radwan A. Masmoudi
President, Center for the Study of Islam and Democracy

Description:

03 Nov 2022

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American Muslim Poll 2022: A Politics and Pandemic Status Report -View Climate Change

Thursday, November 3, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Virtual
Sponsored By: 
Institute for Social Policy and Understanding

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

In its sixth installment, American Muslim Poll 2022: A Politics and Pandemic Status Report presents an updated demographic profile of American Muslims, a deeper look into the Islamophobia Index, an update on civic engagement stats, and an investigation into opinions on hot button issues that impact all Americans.

13 Oct 2022

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American Muslim Poll 2022: Civic Engagement & Obstacles to Voting

Thursday, October 13, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Virtual
Sponsored By: 
Institute for Social Policy and Understanding

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

Join us on October 13 to learn what has changed in American Muslim political engagment, what challenges Muslim voters face while exercising their rights, and what other ways Muslims are civically and politically engaged.

05 Oct 2022

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Children and Youth’s Migration in a Global Landscape

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 - 10:30pm to 11:30pm
Virtual
Sponsored By: 
ornell University’s Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Southeast Asian Program, Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Institute for European Studies, and South Asia Program

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

Contributing authors of Children and Youths’ Migration in a Global Landscape (Emerald, 2022) are joining the Migrations initiative to speak about their work and writing.

29 Sep 2022

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Turkish Literature in Translation: Amy Marie Spangler Discusses "A Strange Woman" by Leyla Erbil

Thursday, September 29, 2022 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual
Sponsored By: 
Program in Comparative Literature, Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Department of Middle Eastern Studies

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

21 Nov 2022

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Lesson Plan Competition

Monday, November 21, 2022 (All day)
Virtual
Sponsored By: 
University of Arizona Center for Middle Eastern Studies

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO NOV 21!

For Teachers of All Grade Levels!
Teachers of all grade levels (K-12) and content areas: You could win cash, prizes, and prestige by entering our lesson plan competition! The deadline to submit lesson plans for consideration in this year’s competition (by email or regular mail) is Monday, November 7, 2022 (but you are welcome to submit your lessons any time before that).

Contact: 
alimmer@arizona.edu

12 Oct 2022

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03 Oct 2022

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Gaza: The Longest Siege in Modern History - 2007 to the Present

Monday, October 3, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Virtual
Sponsored By: 
Brown University's Mahmoud Darwish Chair in Palestinian Studies

Announced by the University of Pittsburgh:

With generous support from Brown University's Mahmoud Darwish Chair in Palestinian Studies.
Cosponsors: The Arab-American Educational Foundation Center for Arab Studies at the University of Houston and The Jerusalem Fund.

13 Oct 2022

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Eurasian Borderlands Reading Group

Thursday, October 13, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
4130 Posvar Hall
Sponsored By: 
Center for Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies

Interested in discussions on scholarship about Eurasian borderlands? The Eurasian Borderlands Reading Group will be meeting every three weeks for the 2022-2023 academic year to discuss new scholarship about the area on Thursdays, 12-1:30 pm in 4130 Posvar Hall
To join, contact Ana Sekulic (ans401@pitt.edu) or Ulzhan Tuleshova (ulzhan.tuleshova@pitt.edu)

Contact: 
Ana Sekulic (ans401@pitt.edu) or Ulzhan Tuleshova (ulzhan.tuleshova@pitt.edu)

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