International Education Week will spotlight global education in Pitt

Beginning Saturday, university and college students across the United States will come together for a week to celebrate education and international exchange.

International Education Week here will serve as a showcase of how the University of Pittsburgh works year-round to educate and empower global citizens with international knowledge, skills, and experiences.

I-Week” is a great way for students, faculty, and staff to learn about the opportunities available to them on Pitt campuses and around the world. The University Center for International Studies will be leading festivities on the Pittsburgh campus through October 22, and the events are free and open to the Pitt community.

A full program of events is available online and updated frequently. Highlights include:

Saturday October 15

Annihilation: witnessing the destruction of Ukraine’s built environment
12pm-1:30pm, 125 Frick Fine Arts Auditorium or virtual
Registration required to participate virtually

40th Annual Latin American and Caribbean Festival
2 p.m.-8 p.m., Patio du Posvar

Sunday October 16

Eastern European Festival
12 p.m.-4 p.m., Cathedral of Learning Commons Room

Monday, October 17

The kimono: from tradition to haute couture
3-4pm, 4130 Posvar Hall or virtual
Registration required

Speed ​​Buddies International
4:30-5:30 p.m.
Registration required before October 15

Tuesday, October 18

International Food Trucks Week
11 a.m. to 2 p.m., WPU Plaza

Scholarship Poster Exhibition for Nationality Halls and Intercultural Exchange Programs
4 to 6 p.m., Alumni Hall Connolly Ballroom

Speed ​​Buddies International
4:30-5:30 p.m., virtual
Registration required before October 16

Wednesday October 19

Venue-based conference in conjunction with Newcastle University
7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., virtual
Registration required

Global Uprisings: Power, Violence and the Struggle for Bodily Autonomy in Iran
12:30-2 p.m., 4130 Posvar Hall

Thursday, October 20

Venue-based conference in conjunction with Newcastle University
7:30-11:30 a.m., virtual
Registration required

Friday October 21

Ethics at the Center for Academic Research and Practice in Human Rights
Noon to 1 p.m., virtual
Registration required

Saturday October 22

Civic Action Week Volunteer Projects
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., various locations
Registration encouraged