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Tue 9/26 4:30PM - 6:00PM
Sustainable Development Goals for a Better World: A Conversation with Jeffrey Sachs


Join development economist and advocate Jeffrey Sachs (Columbia University) for a discussion with Pitt faculty experts about the purpose and process of Sustainable Development Goals, ranging from global health and natural resource management to gender inequality and the role of data itself, including the implications for the transformation of Pittsburgh and the globalization of universities like ours.

This event will be held in the Frick Fine Arts building. 

Thu 9/28
Application Deadline: Abstract Submissions for Global Health Day


For information on abstract submissions, including qualifications, categories, and submission forms, please visit the Global Health Day website

Fri 9/29
Application Deadline: Submissions for Center for Global Health Photo Contest


Submissions for the Center for Global Health Photo Contest are due by 5 pm on Friday, September 29, 2017. Judging will be held at the 2017 Global Health Day on October 12 in the BST South Foyer. 
For guidelines and information on submitting photos, please click here

Thu 10/12 5:00PM - 8:00PM
Global Health Day
University of Pittsburgh

This year's Global Health Day will feature poster presentations and keynote speaker, Vicente Y. Belizario, Jr. A former undersecretary in the Philippines Department of Health, Dr. Belizario is a professor in the College of Public Health at the University of the Philippines, Manila. For more details, contact Rachel Mauer at rmm133@pitt.edu.

Fri 10/20 6:00PM - 7:20PM
Sara Baumann at International Week Film Series


Join Global Health Student Association and the Center for Global Health at the International Week Film Series from 6-7:20 pm on Friday, October 20, 2017 in Frick Fine Arts as we screen the most recent work from Sara Liza Baumann, PhD Student in Public Health, GSPH. To watch a "teaser" for the film, please view it here


Sara's film, Menstrual Practices and Displacement in Far-West Nepal: A Series of Short, Collaborative Documentary Films Highlighting Menstrual Practices (2017) 
(Sara Liza Baumann, PhD Student in Public Health, GSPH
Pema Lhaki, Executive Director, Nepal Fertility Care Center
Dr. Jessica Burke, Associate Professor and Associate Chair of BCHS, Associate Dean for Education, Office of the Dean, GSPH), will be shown as part of the University Center for International Studies' International Week Film Series. This event is a carefully curated series of films focusing on the theme of displacement from a variety of different angles and contexts. Many films will include commentary, a lecturette, and/or question and answer session immediately following the screening.

Where: Frick Fine Arts
Reception: 5:00-6:00pm, Friday October 20, 2017
Film Series, Day 1: 6:00-10:00pm, Friday October 20, 2017
Film Series, Day 2: 10:00am-11:00pm, Saturday October 21, 2017
Open to the public!

 

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Fri 9/22/17
CAUSE Annual Fall Reception & Opening Lecture Center for Global Health Lecture
CAUSE Annual Fall Reception & Opening Lecture
Fri 9/22 4:30PM - 7:15PM


Friday, September 22, 2017-kick-off reception for Requiem hosted by CMU’s Center for Africanamerican Urban Studies and the Economy (CAUSE) and lecture by Pulitzer Prize Winning historian, Dr. Edward E. Baptist, and author of ‘The Half Has Never Been Told’: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism.  Baptist’s work was influential to both Fields-Black and Weston in the creation of the Requiem libretto and score respectively.  Baptist is a Professor at Cornell University, Department of History.  (4:30-5:30pm Reception; 5:30-6:45pm CAUSE annual reception remarks, introduction and lecture; 6:45-7:15pm Q&A, discussion at Carnegie Mellon University, Singleton Room in Roberts Hall, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213). 

Thu 9/21/17
Requiem for Rice 2017: Staging of Unburied, Unmourned, Unamarked Center for Global Health Film
Requiem for Rice 2017: Staging of Unburied, Unmourned, Unamarked
Thu 9/21 7:00PM - 10:00PM


‘Unburied, Unmourned, Unmarked’ is inspired by the history of African and African American forced laborers who cultivated rice in the Lowcountry. Colour of Music Festival commissioned Dr. Trevor Weston to compose ‘Unburied, Unmourned, Unmarked’.  This piece for string orchestra takes inspiration from traditional African music and traditional folk music by African Americans: fiddle music, long-meter hymns and Gullah music. The string
work will eventually become a longer dramatic work for voices and full orchestra, Requiem for Rice.  

Thursday, September 21, 2017- staging of ‘Unburied’, ‘Unmourned’, and ‘Unmarked’ played by string ensemble, a dramatic reading of excerpts from the Requiem libretto by VANESSA GERMAN, and discussion of the score (in development) and libretto by Drs. Trevor Weston, composer, and Edda L. Fields-Black, librettist (7pm at Carnegie Mellon University Mellon Institute Auditorium, 4400 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213). 

Mon 6/12/17
Global Health & Underserved Populations: Interesting Medical Cases Encountered Abroad Center for Global Health Lecture
Global Health & Underserved Populations: Interesting Medical Cases Encountered Abroad
Mon 6/12 12:00PM - 1:00PM


 

Mon 5/22/17
Global Health & Underserved Populations: TBD Center for Global Health Lecture
Global Health & Underserved Populations: TBD
Mon 5/22 12:00PM - 1:00PM


 

Mon 5/8/17
Global Health & Underserved Populations: Palliative Care in the Developing World Center for Global Health Lecture
Global Health & Underserved Populations: Palliative Care in the Developing World
Mon 5/8 12:00PM - 1:00PM


 

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