Event Archives

March 22, 2019 - 1:00pm to March 23, 2019 - 6:00pm
Undergraduate Research Conference: “Migrations of Cultures”

Join us for this second iteration of the “Migrations of Cultures” undergraduate research conference, featuring research presentations on a range of languages and literatures and a keynote lecture... View >

March 19, 2019 - 1:00pm to March 20, 2019 - 5:30pm
Journée internationale de la francophonie


Tuesday, March 19

Jessica Oublié and Marie-Ange Rousseau
Undergraduate Comics... View >

March 5, 2019 - 12:30pm
Passages | New Directions in Translation Studies

Fulbright Distinguished Lecturer Elena Di Giovanni will lead a discussion and workshop on New Directions in Translation Studies with Pitt... View >

February 27, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Pitt Italian Club | Cheese Night

Come to Pitt Italian Club's cheese night on February 27th in the OSC Ballroom from 5:30-7:00pm. We will be providing over 15 different kinds of authentic italian cheeses, paired with tasty... View >

February 12, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Passages | Undergraduate Workshop on Film and TV Titling

Subtitling, as Egoyan and Balfour (2004) put it, is cultural ventriloquism. It adds written text to spoken film dialogue, so that what is spoken can be decoded through what is written in the... View >

March 8, 2019 - 3:00pm to March 9, 2019 - 5:30pm
Graduate Conference | “Representations of Disaster”

The Department of French & Italian presents “Representations of Disaster,” an interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference featuring research on disaster narratives through literature, media... View >

March 6, 2019 - 6:00pm
Concert | The Diamante Ensemble with Music from France and Italy

Diamante is comprised of four musicians specializing in voice, clarinet, violin and cello, who will discuss their experiences living in Europe, playing music and speaking the language daily. The... View >

February 21, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Lecture | Juliette Cherbuliez, French, University of Minnesota: “In the Wake of Médée: Literature and the Arts of Destruction”

French tragedy is often considered as representative of the tragic form insofar as it addresses “big questions”:  the role of the hero, the place of the sacred, the conflict between private and... View >

February 7, 2019 - 4:00pm
Passages | Undergraduate micro-translation workshop

Are you curious about how to practically apply your foreign language skills to translation? What is a good translation? What’s a bad one? Bring a sentence, a song lyric, a poetic verse, or a line... View >

February 1, 2019 - 4:00pm
Passages | Reading: William Guy, Pittsburgh-based author, translator of Homer’s Iliad

“Thoughts on translating the Iliad: how does one make a poem of the Iliad in English?”

Pittsburgh author and translator Bill Guy offers a brief review of some of the previous... View >

February 1, 2019 (All day) to April 11, 2019 (All day)
Event Series | Passages: Translation & the Mediation of Time & Space

The Department of Classics and the Department of French & Italian Languages & Literatures are pleased to host the event series Passages: Translation & the Mediation of Time... View >

January 20, 2019 - 5:00pm
Study Abroad Deadlines

Applications for Panther Programs  in Genoa, Nantes, Paris, and Rome are due on Sunday, January 20, 2019. Once you’re accepted, apply to the Department... View >

January 8, 2019 - 5:00pm
Nationality Rooms Scholarship Deadlines

Did you know that the Cathedral Nationality Rooms sponsor summer study abroad scholarships every year? And that there is a shortage of applicants?... View >

December 2, 2018 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Nationality Rooms Open House

Join us for this year’s Nationality Rooms Open House and help support the Italian Room, which will be selling homemade pasta, cannoli, and other Italian specialties!

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October 25, 2018 - 7:30pm
French and Italian Clubs host Game Night!

The French and Italian Clubs are hosting game night to allow students a chance to meet the faculty from the Department of French & Italian. There will be six stations, each with at least one... View >