Event Archives

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 >

March 20, 2017 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
International Francophonie Day 2017

Join FRIT for its celebration of International Francophonie Day. Author Leila Marouane will read a selection from her 2007 novel Sexual Life of an Islamist in Paris from 2:00-3:30pm. Her... View >

February 24, 2017 -
9:00am to 7:00pm
Mosaics: difference, diversity, assemblage

The French & Italian Graduate Student Organization presents their interdisciplinary conference “Mosaics: difference, diversity, assemblage,” featuring presentations from students around the US... View >

January 20, 2017 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Screening and Discussion: Luca Vullo's "The Voice of the Body"

Since its release, Luca Vullo's The voice of the body has been has been shown in many universities and Italian Cultural Institutes around the world. The University of Pittsbugh's community is... View >

January 19, 2017 -
4:15pm to 5:15pm
Workshop: Luca Vullo on Italian non-verbal communication

Luca Vullo - an award-winning Italian writer, director and producer - will conduct a lesson on Italian non-verbal communication for Pitt undergraduate students enrolled in the Italian Theatrical... View >

October 21, 2016 -
4:30pm to 6:30pm
Lecture: Gabriella Romani (Seton Hall U), "The Naitonalization of the Postal Service and Print Media in Post-Unification Italy"

The second event in the "European Literature Between Nation and Market" series, Romani's talk will explore the role of postal institutions and print media in the evolution of an Italian national... View >

October 21, 2016 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
French PhD Dissertation Defense: Karen Adams

Karen Adams will defend her dissertation, entitled “Reimagining Gender, Reimagining Kinship: Cross-Dressing, Sex Change, and Family Structure in Four Medieval French Narratives" in CL 1325 (Chair... View >

September 15, 2016 - 9:45am to December 2, 2016 - 9:45am
European Literature in the 19th century: Between Nation and Market

This fall semester the French and Italian programs will collaborate around the theme of ““European Literature in the 19th century: Between Nation and Market.” Francesca Savoia (who will teach “The... View >