Event Archives

May 29, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
PhD Dissertation Defense | Maxime Bey-Rozet

"Irredeemable: Céline, Extreme Cinemas, and the Opacity of Trauma"

Advisor: David Pettersen. Please contact Professor Pettersen for log-in... View >

April 15, 2020 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
POSTPONED: FRIT Faculty-Graduate Student Seminar

Save the date for this semester's FRIT Faculty-Graduate seminar! Hear from our faculty and graduate students working in the Film and Media Research Network. More details and a flyer to follow.... View >

April 2, 2020 - 7:00pm to April 5, 2020 - 1:00pm
POSTPONED: SECOND WEEK: Italian Film Festival USA of Pittsburgh

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March 26, 2020 - 7:00pm to March 28, 2020 - 7:00pm
POSTPONED: FIRST WEEK: Italian Film Festival USA of Pittsburgh


April 17, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
POSTPONED: Embracing Career Diversity: Modern Language Graduate Students in the 21st Century

What the MLA's Connected Academics project has to say about reforming graduate education.

A Workshop with Professor Dennis Looney, Director of the Office of Programs and Director... View >

April 2, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
POSTPONED: Week of Francophonie: Thursday April 2

3:30 pm: Cooking Workshop. Come and make couscous and petits choux. In French

5:00 pm: Pause Cafe and Board Games in the Language Media Center,... View >

April 1, 2020 - 10:00am to 7:00pm
POSTPONED: Week of Francophonie: Wednesday April 1

10:00 am: Create a modern bestiary with Audrée Wilhelmy (FR56 Written French). In French

7:00 pm: Book event with Audrée Wilhelmy in conversation... View >

March 31, 2020 - 9:30am to 6:00pm
POSTPONED: Week of Francophonie: Tuesday March 31

9:30 am:  Scène ouverte - Come see the students from the French Theatre Workshop rehearse L'Ecole des Femmes. In French

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February 28, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
PhD Dissertation Defense (Paul Wallace): "Enlightenment Assemblages: Mapping Material Relationships in 18th Century France"

PhD candidate Paul Wallace will defend his research thesis, "Enlightenment Assemblages: Mapping Material Relationships in 18th-Century France".  His advisor is Professor Chloe Hogg. Committee... View >

April 17, 2020 - 5:30pm
POSTPONED: Tucci-Cornetti Lecture (Dennis Looney, MLA): "Dante and the Discouse of Race in Twentieth-Century America"

In this presentation Dr. Looney examines how the reception of Dante Alighieri – his biography and the Divine Comedy – contributes to the productive literary entanglement of several key... View >

February 12, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
From Abdication to Independence: Beauvoir's Philosophy of Love as Emancipatory Analysis

Dr. Manon Garcia (Harvard) will deliver the lecture to commemorate the memory of Professor Philip Watts and the 70th anniversary of the publication of Simone de Beauvoir's "The Second Sex:"

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March 30, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
POSTPONED: Out of time: Politics of Fantasy in French Cinematic Romance of the 2010s

Lecture by Mary Harrod (Warwick, UK)

Abstract of talk: This paper will consider how tropes of time-travel and ... View >

January 31, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Italian Open House for Undergrads

Come and learn about new courses, research possibilities and study abroad. 

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April 30, 2020 - 9:00am to May 2, 2020 - 5:00pm
POSTPONED International Colloquium: French Cinema and the Challenge of Cinematic Genres

While genre is a widely accepted notion in film and media studies, Raphaëlle Moine argues that in the case of France, “not only are there very few theoretical publications devoted to the notion of... View >

April 16, 2020 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
CANCELED: ​Student performance of L'Ecole des Femmes

Come see French students put on a play in French. Not to be missed!

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