News and Events

Nov01

Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

| Friday, November 1, 2019 - 10:30am
Genre-Bending: An Evening of Storytelling with NPR's Lulu Miller

Join NPR’s Lulu Miller, as part of the Pittsburgh Contemporary Writers Series for a special reading event—including fiction, audio, and a sneak...

Nov07

Cathedral of Learning 501

| Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 3:00pm
Box of Audio Chocolates

Radiomaker and writer Lulu Miller will be playing a few of her favorite audio pieces, accompanied by actual chocolate, yes, actual chocolate, to make it all go...

Nov10
Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 4:00pm
Nonsense!

Join us Sundays this fall for playful, informal poetry workshops perfect for beginners, or for writers with some experience looking to try something new....

Nov04

Frick Fine Arts Building

| Monday, November 4, 2019 - 7:30pm
Longform Presents a Live Podcast: Leslie Jamison

Longform co-founder Max Linsky will speak with...

Oct27
Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 4:00pm
Picture to Page

 

Join us Sundays this fall for playful, informal poetry workshops perfect for beginners, or for writers with some...

Oct16

501 Cathedral of Learning 

| Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 7:00pm
FSF Presents: "What Can I Do with an English Degree?" A Career Panel

 

Join Us for Discussion, Q & A, and Free Refreshments!

Wednesday, October 16th 7:00-8:30 pm Cathedral...

Oct13
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 4:00pm
Play, Bucket, & Wish

 

Join us Sundays this fall for playful, informal poetry workshops perfect for beginners, or for writers with some...

Oct10

1701 Rialto Street, Pittsburgh, PA 152112 

| Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 12:15pm
Steps We Take Troy Hill: Audio Walk & Installation

During three evenings in October, visitors will encounter an installation of sound-activated light fixtures leading up the Rialto Street steps,...

Oct10

Thronburgh Room, Hillman Library 

| Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 4:30pm
Jules Gil-Peterson: Histories of the Transgender Child

The pervasive myth still exists that today's transgender children are a brand new generation- pioneers in a field of new obstacles and hurdles. Histories of the...

Oct07

512 Cathedral of Learning

| Monday, October 7, 2019 - 6:00pm
Conversation with Michelle Gil-Montero

 

Award-winning poet Michelle Gil-Montero will discuss her work as a...

Mar09
Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 1:30pm
James Noel Poetry Workshop

Presented by The Department of French and Italian 

Mar06

Humanities Center, Cathedral of Learning 602

| Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 12:30pm
Colloquium: The Literary Construction of Cosmopolitan Identities

This essay begins with a critique of several arguments against the possibility of cosmopolitan thought and practice, and therefore, of a “cosmopolitan identity...

Mar05

Humanities Center, Cathedral of Learning 601

| Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 4:00pm
"Toward a Global South Aesthetics with Special Reference to Peter Carey's Fiction" Lecture
Mar04

City of Asylum  @ Alphabet City

40 W North Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15212 

| Monday, March 4, 2019 - 7:00pm
Jeanne Marie Laskas: To Obama at City of Asylum

Event with Pitt Professor Jeanne Marie Laskas, author of To Obama: With Love, Joy, Anger, and Hope

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Feb13

English Department, 501 Cathedral of Learning 

| Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 6:00pm
Gabriel Gudding: "Literature for nonhumans" Reading and Q&A

Gabriel Gudding will read from his recent book Literature for Nonhumans. After the reading, there will be a Q&A and a book signing...

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