Teaching International Speaker Series and Event Schedule Fall 2017

Teaching International Speaker Series and Event Schedule Fall 2017

Teaching International Speaker Series and Event Schedule FALL 2017

West Africa and Migration

 

September 20, Wednesday – 6:30pm, Ostermayer Room, SCC

Tony Mitchell, Asst Teaching Professor of African and African American Studies, PSUGA

Wonga (Let’s Go): Celebrating West Africa!

 

October 5, Thursday – 12:15pm, Ostermayer Room, SCC

Paul Pagoda, Pagoda Earthworks

"Ancient Knowledge Informing Modern Challenges: Sustainable Farming Traditions from West Africa to Southwestern PA"

 

October 9, Monday – 12:15pm, Ostermayer Lab 309

Art Workshop - Artist Mary Collins

 

October 16, Monday – 12:15pm, Ostermayer Lab 309

Art Workshop - Artist Mary Collins

 

October 19, Thursday – 12:15pm, Ostermayer Room, SCC

Dance Workshop - Erin Perry, Executive Director, Legacy Arts of Pittsburgh

 

October 23, Monday – 12:15pm, Ostermayer Room, SCC

Melinda Adams, Professor of Political Science, James Madison University

"President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf: Ma Ellen vs. Liberia's Iron Lady"

 

October 26, Thursday – 12:05pm - 1:35pm, Main 204

FILM SCREENING: Africa Paradis

by Sylvestre Omoussou

 

October 30, Monday – 12:00pm, Ostermayer Room, SCC

FILM SCREENING: Pray the Devil Back to Hell

by Abigail Disney & Gini Reticker

 

November 2, Thursday – 12:15pm, Ostermayer Room, SCC

Dance Workshop - Erin Perry, Executive Director, Legacy Arts of Pittsburgh

 

November 6, Monday – 12:15pm, Ostermayer Room, SCC

Professor Carlos Eduardo Sprinyak, Fulbright Scholar

 

November 13, Monday – 12:15pm, Ostermayer Lab 309

Art Workshop - Artist Mary Collins

 

November 16, Thursday – 12:15pm, Ostermayer Room, SCC

Fall 2017 Honors & TI Student Research and Creativity Conference – Honors & TI poster presentations

 

November 27, Monday – 12:15pm, Ostermayer Lab 309

Art Workshop - Artist Mary Collins

 

November 30, Thursday – 12:15pm, Ostermayer Room, SCC

Robin Chapdelaine, Assistant Professor, Dept of History & Center for African Studies, Duquesne Univ

"The League of Nations and the Colonial State: A Campaign Against Child Trafficking in Southeastern Nigeria, 1920s-1930s"

 

December 4, Monday – 12:15pm, Ostermayer Room, SCC

Dr. MaryEllen Higgins, Associate Professor of English at PSUGA

"Hollywood's Representations of West Africa: Problems and Projections"