News and Events
In the News. The Department of French & Italian is delighted to welcome a new faculty member in French, John Walsh.
In addition, we will host a number of short- and long-term guests this year: Natalie Cleaver (PhD Berkeley 2012) and Andrew Ryder (PhD Emory 2010), both Dietrich School Postdoctoral Associates (Fall and Spring); Aide Esu (University of Cagliari), Distinguished Italian Fulbright Professor (Spring); Annunziata Ugas (Fall), visiting research scholar | read more
The Department of French & Italian is pleased to announce the fall 2013 Faculty-Graduate Student Seminar this Fri, Dec 6 at 3pm in 501 CL, featuring John Walsh (FRIT), John Trenton (PhD candidate, French), and Sylvia Grove (PhD candidate, French) | PDF flyer
The Nationality Rooms Programs will hold their annual Holiday Open House on Sun, Dec 8 from 12-4pm. Support the French and Italian Clubs as they sell food and holiday items to benefit the French and Italian Nationality Rooms Scholarship programs.
Ann Ugas will present her work on the Harry Potter parody Barry Trotter and the Unauthorized Parody on Tues, Dec 10 from 12:30-1:30pm in 3504 CL (University Honors College), with reponses by Dennis Looney (FRIT) and Carol Bové (English) | flyer
Thanks to all who attended the recent French Nationality Room Committee event (student study abroad round-table and reception) to celebrate its reactivation and partnership with the Pittsburgh chapter of the Alliance Française on Wed, Nov 6 at 6:00 at the University Club | Post-Gazette coverage | PDF invitation
Congratulations to Alumna Hillary Gulley (BA Italian, '04), recipient of a 2012 PEN Center Translation Fund Fellowship for her translation of Marcelo Cohen's El fin de lo mismo (The End of the Same).
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