Event Archives

November 11, 2020 - 8:30pm to 10:00pm
Talk for Undergrads: Prof. Iozzia, "Variations in Culture and Lifestyle Throughout Italy"

Prof. Alberto Iozzia’s Virtual Lecture and Q&A at the Rutgers Italian Club, Rutgers University, NJ – Wednesday November 11, 8:30 PM EST (email Alberto Iozzia at... View >

October 26, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am
"Vivo per Questo–Home Edition": a conversation with rap artist Amir Issaa

A conversation between students of Italian and Italian rap artist Amir Issaa, featuring live performances of Issaa’s songs and a discussion of the... View >

October 15, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Lecture by Ngofeen Mputubwele: "Black Italians Fight to Be Italian"

A lecture on the topic of Black culture in Italy, by Ngofeen Mputubwele, producer and narrator of the recently aired New Yorker Radio Hourpiece,... View >

October 6, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Lecture by Fred Kuwornu: “Black Lives Matter Italy and the Legacy of Italian Colonialism”

About Fred Kuwornu

Italian-Ghanaian filmmaker-activist Fred Kuwornu's credits include work on the films of Spike Lee and a... View >

January 26, 2021 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm
Talk, Kaliane Ung, ‘The First Days of Maternity in Contemporary French Literature’


Talks on Pregnancy and Childbirth

Guest Chair: Amaleena Damlé (Durham)
Laura Lazzari (Catholic University of America; Franklin University Switzerland): ‘How to Achieve a... View >

November 11, 2020 - 3:15pm to 4:15pm
Bookclub on francophone literature

Books discussed: "Lie with Me," Philippe Besson; "The Perfect Nanny," Leila Slimani; "Small Country," Gaël Faye; "No and Me," Delphine de Vigan

Contact Professor Kaliane Ung for zoom link... View >

April 30, 2020 - 1:00pm to 1:30pm
April 2020 Virtual Graduation

Please view this website to see proceedings of our April 2020 graduation.

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September 24, 2020 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
Roundtable on Mediterranean Studies at Pitt


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September 29, 2020 - 12:00pm
Lorenzo Maragoni, Università di Padova, “Theatre, University, and the Great Online in Italy”

As resident theater director at the University of Padua, Lorenzo Maragoni faced the creative challenge of performing... View >

October 23, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Writing a Teaching Statement: Do's and Don'ts

Join our discussion and learn how to craft an effective professional teaching statement.

To participate, contact Brett Wells for Zoom link [Brett Wells <... View >

September 4, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
FRIT grad/faculty mixer/happy hour

Do you want to hang with FRIT folks?
Do you want to talk about what you like/don’t like/are confused about on Zoom and Canvas?  
Do you just want to talk more to your colleagues?... View >

September 18, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Italian Advising Meeting (Zoom)

The Italian Program will host an Advising meeting for declared majors on Friday, Sept 18 at 2pm EST. Declared minors, as well as students considering a major or minor in Italian are encouraged to... View >

November 13, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Workshop with Sam Taylor

Sam Taylor is a British novelist and literary translator who now lives in the United States. He has translated novels by Maylis de Kerangal, Leila Slimani and Clémentine Beauvais (among others),... View >

October 28, 2020 - 3:15pm to 4:15pm
Creative Writing Workshop with Cécile Duquenne

Cécile Duquenne has published more than twenty science fiction and... View >

March 19, 2021 - 3:00pm
Lecture: "A Decolonial Ecology: Perspectives from the Caribbean World"

19 March 2021 - Journée de la Francophonie

Lecture: "A Decolonial Ecology: Perspectives from the Caribbean World"

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