August 10, 2019 (All day)
Heinz History Center Italian American Collection 10th Anniversary Bocce Tournament

"Come throw out the pallino and throw down for a worthy cause! Join us and sponsor a team, a court, or stop by to enjoy delicious Italian food courtesy of Common Plea Catering and live music... View >

September 4, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Book Launch Event | Royal Attachments in France and Eco-Archives in Haiti: New Books in French Studies

Join us as two faculty members from the Dept. of French & Italian present and discuss their books hot off the press: Chloé Hogg’s Absolutist Attachments: Emotion, Media, and Absolutism in... View >

September 20, 2019 (All day)
Religion, Saints & Sex: A Symposium in Honor of Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski

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October 9, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Violette Leduc Wounded at Birth: The Bastard, the Insult, the Writer

Lecture by Kaliane Ung, Visiting Assistant Professor of French
This talk on French writer Violette Leduc examines her particular take on the insult from the perspective of sociology and... View >

October 31, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Debauchery and Enlightenment in Eighteenth-Century France

Lecture by Lisa Jane Graham, The Frank A. Kafker Professor of History at Haverford College, Pennsylvania. Hosted by the Early Modern Worlds... View >

January 15, 2020 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
"The Horrid Beginning": Boccaccio's 'Decameron' as Archetype of Modern Post-Apocalyptic Narrative

Lecture by Alberto Iozzia, Visiting Assistant Professor of Italian

In my presentation, I link contemporary expressions of apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic narrative to Giovanni Boccaccio’s... View >