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Film Studies
A program that offers a series of diverse courses on the history, theory, and aesthetics of film, video, photography, and new media. Connect with a program to pursue a major, a minor, or a graduate certificate.
A program committed to imaginative interdisciplinary and theoretical engagement with anglophone literatures in all their historical, formal, generic, and global diversity.
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A community of established and beginning writers engaged in the reading and writing of poetry, fiction and nonfiction and committed to the art and craft of storytelling in all its forms.

News & Events

WPU Ballroom Monday, October 27, 2014 - 7:30pm

“Media Internships: Writing on the

CL 402 Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 4:00pm
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 7:00pm

Knocking on Memory’s Door with a Video Camera

The Memory Project and New Voices in Chinese Documentary


WU Wenguang, one of the founding

Humanities Center | CL 602 Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 4:00pm

With Brigitte Shull, Senior Editor, Literature and Gender Studies, Palgrave Macmillan.

Twentieth Century Club4201 Bigelow Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 4:00pm

The event will include a panel discussion of “Race and Education in Pittsburgh” featuring Jessie Ramey and John Wallace, plus the presentation of this year’s