Event Archives

January 17, 2018 - 9:45pm to April 22, 2018 - 9:45pm
Spring 2018 Events Calendar

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 >

December 14, 2017 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Introduction to Literary and Cultural Theory Final Colloquium

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 >

December 1, 2017 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
FRIT Faculty-Graduate Student Seminar

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 >

November 17, 2017 - 5:00pm
Poetry reading: "L'avvenire avvenuto"

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 >

October 28, 2017 (All day) to October 29, 2017 (All day)
Two Events with Rabbi Barbara Aiello

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

The... View >

October 27, 2017 (All day) to October 28, 2017 (All day)
Kristeva Circle Conference

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 >

October 25, 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
Stephen Sartarelli, "Pasolini: Poetry as Prism of the Universe"

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 >

October 20, 2017 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Workshop on Transgender/Non-binary approaches to language teaching

Kris Knisely (U South Dakota) will discuss gender and sexual diversity as it relates to inclusive language teaching practices. He... View >

October 15, 2017 (All day) to October 21, 2017 (All day)
Pitt International Week

Join FRIT for our International Week events: Italian Food Displacement,... View >

October 13, 2017 -
9:00am to 6:30pm
Symposium: "Europe's Muslim Question?"

In this one-day symposium sponsored by the European Studies Center, invited scholars will discuss the “Muslim Question” in contemporary Europe. Since 9... View >

September 20, 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm
A Conversation on Translation Studies with "Monkey Business"

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 >

September 14, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Denis Provencher (U Arizona): "From the Editor's Desk: Practical Advice on Academic Publishing"

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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September 15, 2017 -
11:00am to 3:00pm
PARK(ing) Day!

Languages@Pitt will be... View >

September 13, 2017 -
12:00pm to 12:45pm
Denis Provencher (U Arizona): "Treacherous Love Stories"

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 >

September 1, 2017 (All day)
French and Italian Placement testing for incoming students

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 >