culture

19 Sep 2014

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Orientalism and Hollywood: A Match Made in Heaven

Friday, September 19, 2014 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
4130 Posvar Hall, University of Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Global Studies Center

Orientalism and Hollywood: A Match Made in Heaven

Join Dr. Luke Peterson, UCIS Visiting Professor in Contemporary and International Issues at the University of Pittsburgh for a film-screening event of the Delta Force (1986) and a follow-up discussion.

Contact: 
global@pitt.edu

10 Oct 2014

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Fleur D’Orange-– Identity/Identité

Friday, October 10, 2014 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm
5530 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh
Sponsored By: 
Kelly Strahorn Theater

Casablanca-based choreographer and dancer Hind Benali explores her personal past and African roots while addressing the culture, history, and gender politics of Morocco. Rich in images and movement, Benali’s new work reflects the complexities of Moroccan life.

13 Sep 2014

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Turkish Nationality Room at Pitt presents: Neotolia

Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium on the University of Pittsburgh campus
Sponsored By: 
Turkish Nationality Room Committee, University of Pittsburgh

The Turkish Nationality Room Committee invites you to a concert featuring the group Neotolia on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 6 p.m. at the Frick Fine Arts Auditorium on the University of Pittsburgh campus. The event will feature a “meet and greet” reception with refreshments at 6 p.m., followed by the concert at 6:30 p.m. The proceeds of the concert will help fund the Turkish Room Summer Study Abroad Scholarship. Tickets are $25 per person, $10 for students. Additional donations to the scholarship fund will be gratefully accepted and are tax deductible.

Contact: 
Kyle Bishop

10 Apr 2014

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Turkish music master Önder Özkoç to perform

Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 7:00pm
Carnegie Mellon University
Sponsored By: 
Center for Iranian Music, College of Fine Arts at Carnegie Mellon University

The Carnegie Mellon University Center for Iranian Music is sponsoring the residency of Turkish music master Önder Özkoç through April at the College of Fine Arts (CFA). Özkoç’s residency will feature free lectures and research on Turkish music, as well as a recital on Thursday, April 10, at Kresge Recital Hall.

Beginning Feb. 19, the free lectures will take place weekly from 6:30 - 8:20 p.m. every Wednesday through April 23 in Room 157 of the CFA Building. These lectures are open to all CMU and the public. Lectures will cover the following topics:

Contact: 
Erberk Eriylmaz at erberkeryilmaz@gmail.com
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