The Department of French and Italian is happy to present a final recital featuring the students of the Italian Theatrical Workshop conducted this term by Prof. Francesca Savoia. The recital will... View >
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 >
Dr. Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski, Distinguished Professor of French Literature and Culture, will present her Inaugural Lecture. This event is hosted by Provost Patricia E. Beeson; a reception will... View >
A Colloquium with Haitian poet and novelist, Louis-Philippe Dalembert with an introduction by John Walsh (FRIT) and a response by Felix Germain (Africana).
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Don't miss the final two films of the Italian Film Festival USA--Pittsburgh: The Last Will Be The Last on Thurs, Apr 20 and The Stuff of Dreams on Fri, Apr 21.
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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 >
The French & Italian Graduate Student Organization presents their interdisciplinary conference “Mosaics: difference, diversity, assemblage,” featuring presentations from students around the US... View >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >