Event Archives

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 >

September 13, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Denis Provencher (U Arizona): "Queer Maghrebi French"

Drawing from his forthcoming book Queer Maghrebi French, Prof. Provencher's talk will investigate the lives and stories of queer Maghrebi and Maghrebi French men who moved to or grew up... View >

July 12, 2017 - 12:30pm
Linguistics and Languages table at upcoming PittStarts!

Pitt Class of 2021, this is your chance to meet Linguistics and Language Department Faculty, choose a language to take at Pitt, chat with instructors, and even play a game of HORSE in one of... View >

April 21, 2017 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
FRIT National Honor Society Inductions

The ceremony marking the induction of four undergraduate students in the French National Honor Society Pi Delta Phi, and of eight students in the Italian National Honor Society Gamma... View >

April 20, 2017 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Final Recital of Italian Theatrical Workshop

The Department of French and Italian is happy to present a final recital featuring the students of the Italian Theatrical Workshop conducted this term by Prof. Francesca Savoia. The recital will... View >

March 24, 2017 - 9:45am to 3:15pm
Pre-modern Elements

Before the rare earths that invisibly shape and fuel your cell phone and hybrid car—minerals of costly environmental extraction and recondite names—the elements were simple: as simple, shifting,... View >

April 6, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
French Colonialism and the Crusades: 14th and 19th Centuries

Dr. Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski, Distinguished Professor of French Literature and Culture, will present her Inaugural Lecture. This event is hosted by Provost Patricia E. Beeson; a reception will... View >

April 11, 2017 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Between Haiti and Europe: A Literature of Migration

A Colloquium with Haitian poet and novelist, Louis-Philippe Dalembert with an introduction by John Walsh (FRIT) and a response by Felix Germain (Africana).

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April 3, 2017 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Tucci Lecture

Jane Tylus from New York University will present the 2017 Tucci Lecture.  The title of her talk will be "Saying Goodbye in the... View >

April 20, 2017 - 7:00pm to April 21, 2017 - 11:00pm
Italian Film Festival

Don't miss the final two films of the Italian Film Festival USA--Pittsburgh: The Last Will Be The Last on Thurs, Apr 20 and The Stuff of Dreams on Fri, Apr 21.

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March 30, 2017 - 8:30am to March 31, 2017 - 2:45pm
Migrations of Cultures: Undergraduate Conference in the Modern Languages


Dr. Sheldon Lu: "Words and Images Across Borders: Reflections on World Literature and World Cinema" 1:45-2:45... View >

March 20, 2017 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
International Francophonie Day 2017

Join FRIT for its celebration of International Francophonie Day. Author Leila Marouane will read a selection from her 2007 novel Sexual Life of an Islamist in Paris from 2:00-3:30pm. Her... View >