Event Archives

October 26, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am
"Vivo per Questo–Home Edition": a conversation with rap artist Amir Issaa

A conversation between students of Italian and Italian rap artist Amir Issaa, featuring live performances of Issaa’s songs and a discussion of the... View >

October 15, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Lecture by Ngofeen Mputubwele: "Black Italians Fight to Be Italian"

A lecture on the topic of Black culture in Italy, by Ngofeen Mputubwele, producer and narrator of the recently aired New Yorker Radio Hourpiece,... View >

October 6, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Lecture by Fred Kuwornu: “Black Lives Matter Italy and the Legacy of Italian Colonialism”

About Fred Kuwornu

Italian-Ghanaian filmmaker-activist Fred Kuwornu's credits include work on the films of Spike Lee and a... View >

April 30, 2020 - 1:00pm to 1:30pm
April 2020 Virtual Graduation

Please view this website to see proceedings of our April 2020 graduation.

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September 24, 2020 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Roundtable on Mediterranean Studies at Pitt


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September 29, 2020 - 12:00pm
Lorenzo Maragoni, Università di Padova, “Theatre, University, and the Great Online in Italy”

As resident theater director at the University of Padua, Lorenzo Maragoni faced the creative challenge of performing... View >

October 23, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Writing a Teaching Statement: Do's and Don'ts

Join our discussion and learn how to craft an effective professional teaching statement.

To participate, contact Brett Wells for Zoom link [Brett Wells <... View >

September 4, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
FRIT grad/faculty mixer/happy hour

Do you want to hang with FRIT folks?
Do you want to talk about what you like/don’t like/are confused about on Zoom and Canvas?  
Do you just want to talk more to your colleagues?... View >

September 18, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Italian Advising Meeting (Zoom)

The Italian Program will host an Advising meeting for declared majors on Friday, Sept 18 at 2pm EST. Declared minors, as well as students considering a major or minor in Italian are encouraged to... View >

October 28, 2020 - 3:15pm to 4:15pm
Creative Writing Workshop with Cécile Duquenne

Cécile Duquenne has published more than twenty science fiction and... View >

May 29, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
PhD Dissertation Defense | Maxime Bey-Rozet

"Irredeemable: Céline, Extreme Cinemas, and the Opacity of Trauma"

Advisor: David Pettersen. Please contact Professor Pettersen for log-in... View >

April 15, 2020 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
POSTPONED: FRIT Faculty-Graduate Student Seminar

Save the date for this semester's FRIT Faculty-Graduate seminar! Hear from our faculty and graduate students working in the Film and Media Research Network. More details and a flyer to follow.... View >

April 2, 2020 - 7:00pm to April 5, 2020 - 1:00pm
POSTPONED: SECOND WEEK: Italian Film Festival USA of Pittsburgh

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March 26, 2020 - 7:00pm to March 28, 2020 - 7:00pm
POSTPONED: FIRST WEEK: Italian Film Festival USA of Pittsburgh


April 17, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
POSTPONED: Embracing Career Diversity: Modern Language Graduate Students in the 21st Century

What the MLA's Connected Academics project has to say about reforming graduate education.

A Workshop with Professor Dennis Looney, Director of the Office of Programs and Director... View >