Event Archives

October 27, 2017 (All day) to October 28, 2017 (All day)
Kristeva Circle Conference

The 2017 Kristeva Circle Conference will take place at Pitt on 27-28 October. Featuring keynotes by Jack Halberstam (Columbia U) and Hortense Spillers (Vanderbilt U). Full program and information... View >

October 25, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Stephen Sartarelli, "Pasolini: Poetry as Prism of the Universe"

More than forty years after his brutal murder, how do we view Pier Paolo Pasolini now? People outside of Italy see him mostly as a filmmaker, secondly as a social critic, and only incidentally as... View >

October 20, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Workshop on Transgender/Non-binary approaches to language teaching

Kris Knisely (U South Dakota) will discuss gender and sexual diversity as it relates to inclusive language teaching practices. He... View >

October 15, 2017 (All day) to October 21, 2017 (All day)
Pitt International Week

Join FRIT for our International Week events: Italian Food Displacement,... View >

October 13, 2017 - 9:00am to 6:30pm
Symposium: "Europe's Muslim Question?"

In this one-day symposium sponsored by the European Studies Center, invited scholars will discuss the “Muslim Question” in contemporary Europe. Since 9... View >

September 20, 2017 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
A Conversation on Translation Studies with "Monkey Business"

Veteran translators, illustrators, and writers from the Monkey Business journal will visit the Italian Translation Workshop and Italian Translation Studies courses to discuss challenges... View >

September 14, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Denis Provencher (U Arizona): "From the Editor's Desk: Practical Advice on Academic Publishing"

With Prof. Denis Provencher, Head of the Department of French & Italian at the University of Arizona, and Editor-in-Chief of the journal Contemporary French Civilization.

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September 15, 2017 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
PARK(ing) Day!

Languages@Pitt will be... View >

September 13, 2017 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm
Denis Provencher (U Arizona): "Treacherous Love Stories"

Treachery? Treason? What exactly are these and how do they get woven together with love and romance in a context like the course here at Pitt called “French Kiss?” Not that anything French has... View >

September 1, 2017 (All day)
French and Italian Placement testing for incoming students

Students wishing to continue their study of French or Italian should take Pitt's online placement test (password: panthers1) at any time between May 1 and the start of fall... View >

September 13, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Denis Provencher (U Arizona): "Queer Maghrebi French"

Drawing from his forthcoming book Queer Maghrebi French, Prof. Provencher's talk will investigate the lives and stories of queer Maghrebi and Maghrebi French men who moved to or grew up... View >

July 12, 2017 - 12:30pm
Linguistics and Languages table at upcoming PittStarts!

Pitt Class of 2021, this is your chance to meet Linguistics and Language Department Faculty, choose a language to take at Pitt, chat with instructors, and even play a game of HORSE in one of... View >

April 21, 2017 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
FRIT National Honor Society Inductions

The ceremony marking the induction of four undergraduate students in the French National Honor Society Pi Delta Phi, and of eight students in the Italian National Honor Society Gamma... View >

April 20, 2017 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Final Recital of Italian Theatrical Workshop

The Department of French and Italian is happy to present a final recital featuring the students of the Italian Theatrical Workshop conducted this term by Prof. Francesca Savoia. The recital will... View >

March 24, 2017 - 9:45am to 3:15pm
Pre-modern Elements

Before the rare earths that invisibly shape and fuel your cell phone and hybrid car—minerals of costly environmental extraction and recondite names—the elements were simple: as simple, shifting,... View >