News

French Major Alison Chilcott Wins Fulbright to Senegal 2021-2022

French Major Alison Chilcott Wins Fulbright to Senegal 2021-2022

The Department... View »

Samuel Esser (Italian; Politics & Philosophy) and Daniel Turillo (Political Science; Italian) Receive Pitt Honors College Brackenridge Fellowships

Italian majors Samuel Esser (Italian; Politics & Philosophy) and Daniel Turillo (Political Science; Italian) are the recipients of Pitt Honors College Brackenridge Fellowships for the Summer... View »

Academia in Action: Breaching the Ivory Tower, a Virtual Conference

Academia in Action: Breaching the Ivory Tower, a Virtual Conference

May 15, 2021

Dr. Julen Everett, Keynote Speaker

... View »

Undergraduate Research Week (April 19-23, 2021)

Learn more about Undergraduate Research Week (April 19-23, 2021)

... View »
PhD student Jonathan Devine Publishes Article

Congrats to French/Film PhD student Jonathan Devine whose article "Documenting the trans* and animating the still in... View »

New Graduate Seminar: The Global South and Climate Fiction

The Global South and Climate Fiction

FR 2765, Fall 2021

Thursdays 2:30-5pm

Taught by Dr. John Walsh (jpw64@pitt.edu)

How do... View »

New Courses Coming next Year!

Buckle up, undergrads! Our department has some new courses coming next year: 

ITAL 0085: Italian Cinema Icons (taught in English), fall 2021

FR 1039: Varieties of World French(es... View »

PhD Alum Sylvia Grove Translates French Graphic Novel

PhD alum Sylvia Grove's translation of Guillaume Long's French graphic novel, To Drink... View »

UTA/URA opportunities for FRIT undergraduates

FRIT faculty are currently inviting undergraduates interested in doing research or teaching under the mentorship of a faculty member in the following areas for spring term 2021 [and beyond]:... View »

La Parlotte: Spring French Conversation Club

Wednesday, 5pm, spring 2021. Hosted by PhD student  Pat Nikiema. Come speak French in a relaxed and informal way on Zoom. Chat with other French students,... View »

New Spring Courses: "Kings & Queens" and "Green France"

New Spring Courses: "Kings & Queens" and "Green France"

Please click here to view the .pdf course information flyer... View »

Rome. Paris. Study Abroad Digitally. In Spring Semester.
Congratulations on Retirement!

Francesca Savoia, Professor of Italian, taught her last course in April of 2020. She started teaching at Pitt in 1985, after having finished her PhD at the University of California, Los Angeles.... View »

Lina Insana co-convenes WHC Working Group on Mapping Italian Diaspora Archives

Italian faculty Lina Insana, together with Nancy Caronia (WVU) and... View »

Italian major awarded State Department internship in Milan

Hannah Svelling, a double major in Italian Studies and Communication with a minor in Economics, has been awarded a Spring internship position with

View »