Event Archives

February 12, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Passages | Undergraduate Workshop on Film and TV Titling

Subtitling, as Egoyan and Balfour (2004) put it, is cultural ventriloquism. It adds written text to spoken film dialogue, so that what is spoken can be decoded through what is written in the... View >

February 7, 2019 - 4:00pm
Passages | Undergraduate micro-translation workshop

Are you curious about how to practically apply your foreign language skills to translation? What is a good translation? What’s a bad one? Bring a sentence, a song lyric, a poetic verse, or a line... View >

February 1, 2019 - 4:00pm
Passages | Reading: William Guy, Pittsburgh-based author, translator of Homer’s Iliad

“Thoughts on translating the Iliad: how does one make a poem of the Iliad in English?”

Pittsburgh author and translator Bill Guy offers a brief review of some of the previous... View >

February 1, 2019 (All day) to April 11, 2019 (All day)
Event Series | Passages: Translation & the Mediation of Time & Space

The Department of Classics and the Department of French & Italian Languages & Literatures are pleased to host the event series Passages: Translation & the Mediation of Time... View >

January 20, 2019 - 5:00pm
Study Abroad Deadlines

Applications for Panther Programs  in Genoa, Nantes, Paris, and Rome are due on Sunday, January 20, 2019. Once you’re accepted, apply to the Department... View >

January 8, 2019 - 5:00pm
Nationality Rooms Scholarship Deadlines

Did you know that the Cathedral Nationality Rooms sponsor summer study abroad scholarships every year? And that there is a shortage of applicants?... View >

December 2, 2018 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Nationality Rooms Open House

Join us for this year’s Nationality Rooms Open House and help support the Italian Room, which will be selling homemade pasta, cannoli, and other Italian specialties!

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October 25, 2018 - 7:30pm
French and Italian Clubs host Game Night!

The French and Italian Clubs are hosting game night to allow students a chance to meet the faculty from the Department of French & Italian. There will be six stations, each with at least one... View >

October 25, 2018 - 5:30pm
Pittsburgh Film and Media Colloquium lecture by Lyon 2 Prof. Sébastien David

"The work of Sharunas Bartas: the cinematographic image as a place for the future of communities: aesthetics, anthropology, history": 

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October 30, 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:30pm
(Espresso) Coffee Break with the Italian Program!

Free coffee and espresso from ESPRESSO A MANO! Learn about study abroad in Italy, Italian course offerings, scholarships, internships, research, and practice your Italian! All are welcome!

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October 18, 2018 - 8:00pm to October 19, 2018 - 1:00pm
Italian Instructors' Film Favorites! Tonight: Thursday, Oct 18 @ 6pm in CL G8: La grande bellezza

Join the Italian Program for a carefully curated selection of classic and contemporary Italian films that are sure to delight, inspire, and entertain! Free admission. All films shown with English... View >

September 26, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
GSWS Speaker: Fabio Parasecoli (NYU), "Food, Gender, and Media in Italy"

Dr. Parasecoli provides an analysis of media development in Italy since Fascism, when Mussolini used mass communication as a propaganda tool, and will show how producing and eating contribute to... View >

October 7, 2018 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Heinz History Center--Italian Heritage Day

Learn about Italian and Italian American culture, language, history, food, and genealogy at this annual Heinz History Center event. For more detailed information about vendors and activities,... View >

September 15, 2018 - 11:00am to 5:00pm
EuroFest 2018

The Department of French & Italian is a proud co-sponsor of this year's EuroFest. Experience "Europe in the 'Burgh" with food,... View >

October 25, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Colloquium: “Hollywood in the French Projects: Peripheral Spaces, Minority Genres, and the Redefinition of National Cultures”

David Pettersen will present ongoing work on banlieue cinema,... View >