Event Archives

April 11, 2018 - 6:00pm
Tucci-Cornetti Lecture (Stefano Muneroni, U of Alberta): “Immigration and Italian National Identity in the Plays of Gianni Clementi”

Drawing on postcolonial theory and migration studies, Stefano ... View >

April 19, 2018 (All day) to April 21, 2018 (All day)
Italian Film Festival USA-Pittsburgh continues April 18

The Italian Film Festival continues tonight with Easy--Un viaggio facile facile. Director Andrea Magnani joins us for a post-screening Q&A.

Join us for the 6th edition of... View >

March 20, 2018 - 5:00pm
Inaugural Philip Watts Lecture: "The Water Crisis in Senegalese Literature and Film" (Richard Watts, U of Washington)

Prof. Watts’ talk is drawn from a manuscript in progress, “Water Narratives: Imagining Global Environmental Change in the Francophone Post/colonial World.” It considers the symbolic and material... View >

March 20, 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Theatrical Workshop: Le’mil Eiland, Department of Theater Arts

Le’mil Eiland will lead a theatrical workshop entitled “Performing Francophone Geographies,” followed by a brief recap discussion with participants. With the assistance of French Program graduate... View >

March 20, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm
Documentary Film Screening: Mariannes Noires (dir. Mame-Fatou Niang, CMU)

Please note change of venue and earlier start time with respect to FRIT events flyer information.

After a screening of Niang’s documentary film, French Program... View >

March 8, 2018 (All day) to March 10, 2018 (All day)
Society for French Historical Studies Conference [off campus]

The 64th annual meeting of the Society for French Historical Studies will take place in Downtown Pittsburgh at the Marriott City Center.

Visit www.... View >

February 12, 2018 - 8:30am
Summer Session Registration Starts

Registration starts February 12, 2018, for Summer Session classes.   Explore the opportunities to jumpstart your study of French or Italian. Use this ... View >

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 >

January 30, 2018 (All day)
2018 Elizabeth Baranger Graduate Student Teaching Awards

Have you learned French or Italian from an excellent graduate student Teaching Assistant or Teaching Fellow? Nominate them for a 2018 Baranger Award! Every spring, the Dietrich School Graduate... 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 >

January 28, 2018 (All day)
Summer Study Abroad Application Deadlines

Where will you spend your summer? Rome? Nantes? Genoa? Paris? The application deadline for all four FRIT-sponsored summer Study Abroad Programs is Sunday, January 28, 2018. For more information,... 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 >