jueves, 13 de diciembre de 2012

CLAS Weekly Update 12-13-2012


Center for Latin American Studies

Upcoming Events



Coro Latinoamericano Annual Christmas Concert


This year's theme—Navidad Caribe—a joyous and rhythmic celebration of songs from all over the Caribbean, will be enriched by guest performances by none other than Pittsburgh's own Geña and a number of her Machete-Kisumontao musicians.

Admission is free. Suggested donation at the door.

Limited seating, so come early!


El tema este año es—Navidad Caribe—una alegre y rítmica celebración de canciones de todo el Caribe. También con nosotros estará nuestra querida Geña, con algunos de los integrantes de su grupo Machete-Kisumontao. La entrada es gratis, aunque se aceptan donaciones en la puerta. El espacio es limitado, ¡entonces llegue temprano!


Date: Saturday, December 15, 2012

Time: 7:30 pm

Location: Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, University of Pittsburgh

For more information: call 412-345-1047 or email corolapghdirect@gmail.com



UCIS Faculty Fellowship


The purpose of the University Center for International Studies (University of Pittsburgh) Faculty Fellowship is to enable faculty members to undertake projects or acquire skills that enhance the University’s capabilities in some branch of international studies. The Fellowship does not interrupt the accrual of terms toward a sabbatical. The Fellowship is awarded in close collaboration between UCIS, the faculty member, the relevant department chair, and the dean of the relevant faculty or school. The grant includes a limited research fund.

For application instructions, eligibility requirements, funding priorities and a sample of supported projects, go to: http://www.ucis.pitt.edu/main/faculty_fellowship

For more information, contact: Jennifer Creamer (jcreamer@pitt.edu), University Center for International Studies, University of Pittsburgh; phone: 412-624-6651.

Deadline: Tuesday, January 15, 2013



Nationality Room Summer Study Abroad Awards


Nationality Room Summer Study Abroad Awards are accepting applications until Thursday, January 31, 2013. The Nationality Room Awards provide scholarships for summer study abroad (at least five weeks) to eligible students with international-related career goals. Undergraduate eligibility requirements include being a sophomore or junior with a minimum 3.0 QPA. US citizenship or permanent residency is required. For more information, visit http://www.nationalityrooms.pitt.edu/scholarshipsgrants/summer-study-abroad, or contact Christina Lagnese at mcl38@pitt.edu with any questions.




The following list of events is provided as a service to the community by the Center for Latin American Studies (CLAS), University of Pittsburgh. CLAS neither recommends nor endorses these events and activities. Please address questions or comments about the events to the contact provided and not to the Center.


Salud para Niños - Birmingham Clinic

Free Pediatric & Flu Immunization Clinics

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Care Mobile

Date: Saturday, January 12, 2013

Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Location: Salvation Army, 54 S 9th Street, Southside

For more information: http://www.chp.edu/spanishclinic, 412-692-6000 (option 8), http://www.chp.edu/saludparaninos

(Appointment and health insurance are NOT required)

Please call 412-692-6000 option 8 on the same day of the clinic and listen to the message to verify that there have not been cancellations or changes in the schedule due to unforeseen circumstances such as weather conditions and/or snow.


Salud para Niños - Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Primary Care Center

Hours for our Bilingual-Bicultural Clinics at the CHP Primary Care Center

Bilingual-bicultural clinics at the CHP Primary Care Center are offered every Tuesday morning, every Thursday after 5 pm, and every Friday morning (appointment and health insurance are required), 3420 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 (Oakland)

More information 412-692-6000 option 8 http://www.chp.edu/spanishclinic


Clínica de adolescentes en español

La División de Medicina de Adolescentes y el Programa Salud Para Niños del Children's Hospital de Pittsburgh ofrece servicios médicos generales para adolescentes en español. Estos servicios incluyen exámenes físicos, consultas medicas por enfermedad, salud reproductiva (excepto control del embarazo y visitas prenatales), prevención y tratamiento de enfermedades de transmisión sexual y tratamiento de asuntos comunes en adolescentes como prevención de tabaquismo, uso de substancias psicoactivas y problemas del comportamiento. Estos servicios serán ofrecidos a pacientes que tengan seguro medico y hayan seleccionado al CHP Adolescent Medicine Division como su medico (PCP).

Servicios confidenciales están disponibles para jóvenes hombres y mujeres menores de 22 años de edad que requieran tratamiento relacionado a salud reproductiva incluyendo planificación familiar y citologías (PAP smears) así como tratamiento de de enfermedades de transmisión sexual, independientemente de el tener o no seguro de salud o de la posibilidad de pagar por los servicios.

Para hacer una cita favor llamar al 412-692-6753 (en inglés) y dejar un mensaje pidiendo una cita en la clínica de adolescentes en español.



Spanish at the Main Carnegie Library (Oakland)


Let's Learn Spanish! : Spanish language fun for the whole family

Children and their adults - Learn to speak Spanish through stories, songs and rhymes. New vocabulary will be introduced every week.

Date: Every Thursday (December 13, 20, & 27, 2012)

Time: 6:30 – 7:15 pm

Location: Children’s Carnegie Library, 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 (Oakland)

For more information: call 412-622-3122 or email children@carnegielibrary.org

Registration is required for this event. You can register by calling 412-622-3122 or by filling in the online form found on each event date (http://www.carnegielibrary.org/events/eventlist.cfm?mode=recur&event_id=78371)


Cuentos y Canciones at the Carnegie Library

Stories, songs and rhymes in Spanish for native speakers and beginners alike on the fourth Saturday of the month. Fun for the whole family. Para toda la familia. Bienvenidos!

Date: Saturday, December 22, 2012

Time: 10:30 – 11:15 am

Location: Children’s Carnegie Library, 4400 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 (Oakland)

For more information: call 412-622-3122 or email children@carnegielibrary.org

Registration is required for this event. You can register by calling 412-622-3122 or by filling in the online form found on http://www.carnegielibrary.org/events/details.cfm?event_id=78667



If you have an announcement related to a Latin American/Caribbean activity taking place that

you would like to share with others interested in the region, please mail or

email details no later than Tuesday of the week prior to the event to:

Center for Latin American Studies, University of Pittsburgh,

4200 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15260

E-mail: clas@pitt.edu





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