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Sep 01
Students wishing to continue their study of French or Italian should take Pitt's online placement test (password: 
Sep 13
Treachery? Treason? What exactly are these and how do they get woven together with love and romance in a context like the
Sep 13
Drawing from his forthcoming book Queer Maghrebi French, Prof. Provencher's talk will investigate the lives and
Sep 14
With Prof. Denis Provencher, Head of the Department of French & Italian at the University of Arizona, and Editor-in-
Oct 20
Kris Knisely (U South Dakota) will discuss gender and


Congratulations to the participants and organizers of the Migrations of Culture undergraduate research conference! Seventeen undergraduates traveled to Pitt on March 30 and 31 from across the US and Canada—joining an equal number of Pitt undergrads—to present their impressive research in modern languages, literatures, and cultures. Special thanks to keynote speaker Prof. Sheldon Lu.

We are delighted to announce that our colleague Todd Reeser is the recipient of the Phyllis Goodhart Gordan Book Prize for Setting Plato Straight. This is the first time... 

French PhD students Paulina Tomkowicz and Jennifer Boum-Maké have been awarded a Mellon Pre-Doctoral Fellowship and a Lawler Fellowship, respectively, for the 2017-2018 Academic Year...

Congratulations to Francesca Savoia, whose new book, Nel bitume, nel fuoco, nell’obblìo. Poesie inedite, has just been published by Aracne Editrice.

We also celebrate Professor Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski's Philippe de Mezieres et l'Europe: Nouvelle histoire, nouveaux espaces, nouveaux langages (Droz), co-edited with Joel Blanchard.