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Oct 21
The second event in the "European Literature Between Nation and Market" series, Romani's talk will explore the role of
Oct 21
Karen Adams will defend her dissertation, entitled “Reimagining Gender, Reimagining Kinship: Cross-Dressing, Sex Change,
Sep 15
This fall semester the French and Italian programs will collaborate around the theme of ““European Literature in the 19th


Do you want to share your ideas with other undergraduate students? Or get feedback on a paper? Maybe you are considering graduate school in one of the modern languages and want to get some conference experience and practice your presentation skills? Consider sending an abstract to the exciting conference we are planning at the University of Pittsburgh. Abstracts should be sent to Professor Giuseppina Mecchia, at mecchia@pitt.edu, by December 9 2016.

Sampsonia Way, the journal of Pittsburgh’s City of Asylum, sat down with the Sicilian playwright Lina Prosa for a wide-ranging interview during her March visit to Pittsburgh to present the bi-lingual public readings of her play Lampedusa Beach. Read the interview

Margo used the newspaper as a central resource for her thesis, “Dirty Work: Immigrant Exploitation in Italy. A Case Study: Sicily from 2007-Present,” part of her MA in Migration Studies through the Erasmus TEMA program, a collaboration of the University of Catania (Italy) and the Università Eötvös Loránd (Hungary). Read full article