Event Archives

February 21, 2023 (All day)
Pitt Day of Giving: Support our Department!!

Pleae consider supporting our department during the Pitt Day of Giving!


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February 16, 2023 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Conversation: "L'isola degli arrusi"

Register at http://bit.ly/Rigolli

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March 16, 2023 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Colloquium with John Walsh: "Suleiman’s Ghost: Spectral Climates of ‘Emerging Senegal’ in Mati Diop’s Atlantique"

Respondents: Thangam Ravindranathan (Brown University) and Bridget Keown (GSWS).

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January 26, 2023 - 2:30pm to 3:45pm
Gun Control in Sixteenth-Century Italy

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February 8, 2023 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Teaching Languages as Global Languages

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How do we teach second languages from a global perspective? What does it mean to go global in the L2 classroom?... View >

February 22, 2023 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
“The Environmental Humanities at Pitt”


How does Humanities scholarship engage with environmentalism? Sustainability? Climate... View >

January 26, 2023 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Book Launch: Routledge Handbook to Gender and Affect

The study of affect is one of the most exciting and wide-ranging topics to have emerged in the humanities in recent year. It has particularly important implications for the study of gender and... View >

February 14, 2023 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
"Climate Change: Perspectives from France and Italy"

This event is organized by the European Studies Center at Pitt.

Moderator: Giuseppina Mecchia, University of Pittsburgh

Yves Citton, Université Paris 8 Vincennes-... View >

December 13, 2022 - 11:15am to 4:30pm
First-year Graduate Student Conference

Join us as the first-year graduate students in FRIT and other language departments present their final papers from the first-year Theories course in panel format. 

Open to any interested... View >

January 25, 2023 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Lecture by Astou Gueye: "Selling Eroticism: Senegalese Urban Sexualities and the Economy of Jongé"


In Senegal, women deploy significant resources to perform jongé, a set of embodied and discursive practices revolving around womanhood, femininity, and sexuality.... View >

January 25, 2022 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Lecture by Astou Gueye View >
February 1, 2022 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Teaching Large-enrollment Courses in L2 Departments View >
January 18, 2023 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
FRIT New courses and new curricular directions: A discussion

All FRIT faculty and graduate students are welcome to come hear faculty who have developed new courses on new topics talk about them.

How have language faculty created courses around... View >

February 1, 2023 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Teaching large-enrollment courses: a round table

Participants include Benjamin Brand [German], Kaliane Ung [French], and Marcie Persyn [Classics]. 

How have faculty in language departments managed classrooms of 50+ students? How do they... View >

November 17, 2022 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Todd Reeser discusses his book Queer Cinema in Contemporary France

Pittsburgh Film and Media Studies Colloquium Series

Jacques Martineau, Olivier Ducastel, Alain Guiraudie, Sébastien Lifshitz and Céline Sciamma. The films of these five major French... View >