Mark your calendars for our spring semester events, from the day-long Journée de la francophonie to the 6th installment of the Italian Film Festival USA. Click... View >
Join the graduate students of this year's Introduction to Literary and Cultural Theory seminar as they present their final research projects in an end-of-term colloquium. Open to the public.... View >
Join us for this semester's FRIT Faculty-Graduate seminar, featuring Prof. John Walsh, Jonathan Devine, and Emmanuel Robert
Professor John Walsh | Haitian Odysseys: A... View >
Join Francesca Savoia as she reads from her recent book of Italian poetry, L'avvenire avvenuto (Firenze: Aracne, 2017).
Francesca Savoia is Professor of Italian at the University... View >
Saturday, October 28, 2017 | 1-4pm | Heinz History Center
I’m Italian, but could I be Jewish, too? The Story of the Hidden Jews of Southern Italy
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The 2017 Kristeva Circle Conference will take place at Pitt on 27-28 October. Featuring keynotes by Jack Halberstam (Columbia U) and Hortense Spillers (Vanderbilt U). Full program and information... View >
More than forty years after his brutal murder, how do we view Pier Paolo Pasolini now? People outside of Italy see him mostly as a filmmaker, secondly as a social critic, and only incidentally as... View >
Veteran translators, illustrators, and writers from the Monkey Business journal will visit the Italian Translation Workshop and Italian Translation Studies courses to discuss challenges... View >
With Prof. Denis Provencher, Head of the Department of French & Italian at the University of Arizona, and Editor-in-Chief of the journal Contemporary French Civilization.
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Treachery? Treason? What exactly are these and how do they get woven together with love and romance in a context like the course here at Pitt called “French Kiss?” Not that anything French has... View >
Students wishing to continue their study of French or Italian should take Pitt's online placement test (password: panthers1) at any time between May 1 and the start of fall... View >