Event Archives

December 12, 2019 - 10:30am to 3:00pm
Critical Theory between Language and the Image

Featuring the students of the 2019 Introduction to Literary and Cultural Theory Seminar:

10:30-11:30 Emma Schwartz, Slavic, "'Through the Snow' and Towards Non-being:... View >

November 7, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Una notte al museo

Join the University Art Gallery & the Italian Program for a fun evening featuring a tour in Italian with Prof. Christopher Nygren, food & refreshments and a maker station!

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October 23, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Workshop | Teaching Culture Inclusively

Many language teachers find it challenging to incorporate target culture into their everyday lessons and tend to focus more on grammar and vocabulary. Come to this informal, hands-on workshop to... View >

January 15, 2020 - 4:30pm
Bucolic Movements: 'Transing' the Pastoral

Lecture by Cole Cridlin, Doctoral Student in French (Pitt)

Respondent:  Simi King, Mellon-Sawyer Postdoctoral Fellow (CMU)

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November 6, 2019 - 4:30pm
The Urban Environmental Imaginary of Haitian Literature

Lecture by John Walsh, Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies (Pitt)

Respondent: Noah Theriault, Assistant Professor of Anthropology (CMU)

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September 12, 2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Lecture in French: "La Reconquête, histoire et politique linguistiques du Québec"

Professor Chantal Bouchard from McGill University in Montreal will offer a lecture in French on language use in Quebec today.

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November 20, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Gender and Sexuality in the L2 Classroom: A Round Table for Faculty and Grad Students

Moderated by Todd Reeser, Chair, Dept. of French & Italian

Presenters: Caitlin Dahl (French), David Tenorio (Spanish), Lorraine Denman (Italian), Brett Wells (French... View >

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

Presenters and Titles:

Gabriella Baika (Florida Institute of Technology), “The Wrath of Agobard of Lyon and Its Cosmic Implications”
Daisy Delogu (University of... 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... View >

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 >

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 >

June 19, 2019 - 8:00pm
Free Harris Theater screening of *Paisa'* (Rossellini, 1946)

Pittsburgh Filmmakers at the Harris Theater will be screening Roberto Rossellini's post-WWII (1946) masterpiece *Paisa'* (*Paisan*) on Wed, June 19 at 8pm. The screening is free and has been... View >

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 >

July 14, 2019 (All day)
Bastille Day Celebration at the Centre Francophone de Pittsburgh

Join the Centre Francophone de Pittsburgh as it celebrates Bastille Day. Details at the CFP website: https://sites.google.com/view/... View >