Schedule of Events

Global Getaway

TIME Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 9:00am to Monday, October 15, 2018 - 7:00pm

LOCATION: Laurelville Retreat Center

Global Getaway is an overnight retreat that occurs over Fall Break (Sunday-Monday) in October at an off-campus camp. This program provides an immersed cultural and global experience for Pitt students to fully engage during the overnight retreat.  

International Photo Contest

TIME Monday, October 15, 2018 - 8:00am to Friday, October 19, 2018 - 10:00pm

LOCATION: O'Hara Student Center Lounge

Stop by the O'Hara Student Center Lounge at any time during International Week to vote in our International Photo Contest, featuring photos from students who studied abroad over the past year!

International Photo Contest

TIME Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 8:00am to 10:00pm

LOCATION: O'Hara Student Center Ballroom

Stop by the O'Hara Student Center Ballroom at any time during International Week to vote in our International Photo Contest, featuring photos from students who studied abroad over the past year!

Pitt Business International Programs Fair

TIME Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

LOCATION: Sennott Square, 2nd Floor

The College of Business Administration's International Programs Office will host an International Fair to promote study abroad and other international opportunities to business students. Stop by to hear from study abroad alumni, exchange students, sample food from around the world, and enter for a chance to win prizes!

The World Historian Is In

TIME Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

LOCATION: Posvar 3900

The World Historian Is In is an opportunity to meet with one of our World History Center faculty members to discuss world-historical topics and concepts. Dr. Ruth Mostern will be on hand for discussion on the topic of "What does World History have to say about life in our troubled present".  

Conversations on Europe: World's Fairs and International Expositions

TIME Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

LOCATION: Posvar 4217

In this installment of our monthly series of virtual roundtables, the European Studies Center will bring together experts on the phenomenon of world's fairs and international expositions that originated in Europe and the eighteenth and nineteenth century. This is an interactive event.

Journey of a North Korean Refugee

TIME Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

LOCATION: WPU Lower Lounge

The event will be a museum-tour-style walkthrough the life of a North Korea refugee in North Korea, while escaping, and after escaping. There will be a path lined pictures and other media, and a debrief to end the walkthrough.

Italian Hand Gestures Lecture

TIME Tuesday, October 16, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

LOCATION: WPU Dining Room B

The Italian Club will be hosting an interactive lecture on the Italian hand gestures! We will be teaching common and rare gestures and discussing how they are incorporated into the Italian language. There will also be a make-your-own-bruschetta station available for all attendees!

International Photo Contest

TIME Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 8:00am to 10:00pm

LOCATION: O'Hara Student Center Lounge

Stop by the O'Hara Student Center Lounge at any time during International Week to vote in our International Photo Contest, featuring photos from students who studied abroad over the past year!

International Food Trucks

TIME Wednesday, October 17, 2018 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

LOCATION: William Pitt Union Driveway

 
Back by popular demand, the International Week Committee has invited several of the most popular food trucks in the city to share their innovative and delicious cuisines with you. They will be outside of the Union during the lunch hour on Wednesday, October 17, 2018. Cultures from all over the world will be represented by several of the most popular food trucks in the city. Recipes and cuisine are one of the many things that migrant peoples can take with them and can serve as a reminder of that which has been left behind. Students can learn about the problems facing these communities while sampling their innovative and delicious cuisines.