News and Events
In memoriam We mourn the recent passing of Professor Emeritus of French Daniel S. Russel, who taught in the Department of French & Italian from 1968 until his retirement in 2005; he chaired the Department from 1984 until 1996 | FRIT50 emeritus bios | Daniel Russell obituary
Check this page often for updates on our last month of events, including the 4th edition of the Italian Film Festival USA, the grande finale of the Versailles speaker series, an international conference on "Auteurism: Then and Now" in collaboration with the Université de Lyon 2, and our regular year-end events.
Campus Visit of LGBT Moroccan Writer Abdellah Taia
Auteurism: Then and Now, the inaugural Pitt-Lyon 2 International Film Studies Colloquium, will take place on Thurs and Fri, Apr 14-15 in Conference Room A of the University Club >> read more
The fourth edition of Pittsburgh's Italian Film Festival USA will run from April 1-16 2016. Visit the festival website for information about this year's films, dates, and times.
Pamela Pears (PhD French, 2001) has published her second book, Front Cover Iconography and Algerian Women's Writing with Lexington Press. She has just been promoted to Professor of French and Chair of Modern Languages at Washington College in Maryland.
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