Event Archives

February 12, 2018 - 8:30am
Summer Session Registration Starts

Registration starts February 12, 2018, for Summer Session classes.   Explore the opportunities to jumpstart your study of French or Italian. Use this ... View >

January 17, 2018 - 9:45pm to April 22, 2018 - 9:45pm
Spring 2018 Events Calendar

Mark your calendars for our spring semester events, from the day-long ​Journée de la francophonie to the 6th installment of the Italian Film Festival USA. Click... View >

January 30, 2018 (All day)
2018 Elizabeth Baranger Graduate Student Teaching Awards

Have you learned French or Italian from an excellent graduate student Teaching Assistant or Teaching Fellow? Nominate them for a 2018 Baranger Award! Every spring, the Dietrich School Graduate... View >

December 14, 2017 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Introduction to Literary and Cultural Theory Final Colloquium

Join the graduate students of this year's Introduction to Literary and Cultural Theory seminar as they present their final research projects in an end-of-term colloquium. Open to the public.... View >

January 28, 2018 (All day)
Summer Study Abroad Application Deadlines

Where will you spend your summer? Rome? Nantes? Genoa? Paris? The application deadline for all four FRIT-sponsored summer Study Abroad Programs is Sunday, January 28, 2018. For more information,... View >

December 1, 2017 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
FRIT Faculty-Graduate Student Seminar

Join us for this semester's FRIT Faculty-Graduate seminar, featuring Prof. John Walsh, Jonathan Devine, and Emmanuel Robert

Professor John Walsh | Haitian Odysseys: A... View >

November 17, 2017 - 5:00pm
Poetry reading: "L'avvenire avvenuto"

Join Francesca Savoia as she reads from her recent book of Italian poetry, L'avvenire avvenuto (Firenze: Aracne, 2017).

Francesca Savoia is Professor of Italian at the University... View >

October 28, 2017 (All day) to October 29, 2017 (All day)
Two Events with Rabbi Barbara Aiello

Saturday, October 28, 2017 | 1-4pm | Heinz History Center

I’m Italian, but could I be Jewish, too? The Story of the Hidden Jews of Southern Italy

The... View >

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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