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News and Events


Welcome back to all of our students in French and Italian!

Congratulations to our Pitt in Nantes group, which just wrapped up a successful 6-week program!

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Fall 2014 Course Schedules are now available: French | Italian

Fall 2014 Course spotlight: *The Body in French Cinema*, taught by Prof. Rémi Fontanel of the Université

Lumière Lyon 2 | PDF flyer

new New French course in Fall 2014: FR 1088 *French Kiss: Love, Sex, France* is an introductory-level course taught in English with no prerequisites. Get credit for your French minor or major while learning all about amour in the French tradition! | course description | flyer 

Events >>

Check back soon for our fall term events schedule.

Alumni >>

Listen to the French radio interview [in French] with alumna Allison Hall (BA French, '12; Assistante de langue 2012-2013) about her volunteer activities with UNICEF in her host city of Chartres, France.

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).

Read about Aparna Nayak (PhD French, 2006) in the "Alumni Spotlight" of a recent EUCE/ESC Newsletter (PDF).

Send Us Your News!

Alumni and friends of the department are encouraged to send their news to for publication in the French & Italian Department Newsletter.

FRIT Alumni: update your contact information by visiting Registration is easy and free. Or call the Alumni Association at 1-800-258-7488, they would love to hear from you!




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